Public Safety Reporter

Lee Enterprises Inc   Tucson, AZ   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 21, 2024
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If you love chasing breaking news - and know what to do when you catch it - you could be a great fit for the role of Public Safety Reporter at the Arizona Daily Star, a Lee Enterprises company in Tucson, AZ.

Tucson's daily newspaper, known for fearless, award-winning news reporting, has an opportunity for a reporter who is comfortable with police report, good with shooting and editing video, and proficient at developing sources.

This beat is all about news on a quick-turn, high-engagement basis. You'll take responsibility for turning everything police and fire into words and video, with speed and accuracy.

Tucson is a vibrant city, with more than a million people in the metro area, situated in an incredibly beautiful desert-and-island-range landscape. From 35 golf courses to Saguaro National Park to 9,000-foot Mount Lemmon with its ski slopes and timbered canyons, the city's setting offers matchless outdoor recreation opportunities. You'll also find world-class restaurants, museums and arts venues.

Working at the Star means you'll have great reporters as peers and outstanding editors who will help you make your stories the best they can be. And this beat is primed to maximize pageviews; you'll have the chance to be the best-read reporter on the staff.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.