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St. Tammany Reporter

Job ID: 71001
Job Views: 310
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Postal Code:
Job Category: Newspapers
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 06.10.2024

Job Description

Reporter, The Times-Picayune and

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
The Times-Picayune, a Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization dedicated to the New Orleans area, is looking for a talented and driven reporter to cover St. Tammany Parish.

About the Role: St. Tammany Parish, located on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, is one of Louisiana's fastest-growing areas. It has transitioned from a bedroom community to a vibrant economic hub with a growing business and industrial base. This dynamic environment offers a wealth of compelling stories for an ambitious reporter.
As part of a dedicated two-person team, you will cover key beats such as growth and development, politics, criminal justice, education, and more. Your role will involve breaking news, developing in-depth enterprise stories, and engaging with the community.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Break news and develop complex enterprise stories.
  • Manage a mix of deadline-driven stories and enterprise.
  • Engage readers across digital and print platforms while maintaining high standards of fairness and accuracy.
  • Collaborate effectively within a dynamic newsroom environment.
  • Proven experience covering a beat.
  • A strong track record of breaking news and developing enterprise stories.
  • Proficiency in digital journalism and multimedia storytelling.
  • Ability to balance immediate reporting with enterprise work.
  • Commitment to engaging readers and upholding journalistic integrity.
About The Times-Picayune: The Times-Picayune is the New Orleans area’s longtime metro daily dedicated to producing thoughtful journalism both in print and online. Our organization is growing rapidly, aiming to serve a statewide audience across various publications, including The Advocate in Baton Rouge, The Acadiana Advocate in Lafayette, and The Shreveport-Bossier City Advocate in Shreveport.

Diversity and Inclusion: We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experience levels and provide unique career paths and growth opportunities for our employees.

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance.
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • 401K plan with company match.
If you're passionate about storytelling and eager to make an impact in a thriving community, we encourage you to apply. Join us in our mission to deliver high-quality journalism to the New Orleans area and beyond.
The Advocate is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, developing, and promoting a diverse workforce while providing unique opportunities and career paths for our employees.  We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and experience levels to apply.  
Salary:  Commensurate with experience
Benefits:  Medical, dental, vision, Life, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Paternity Leave, PTO and 401k Retirement Savings company match.

Apply Today: Send your resume, cover letter, and at least three work samples. We look forward to hearing from you!

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