Lee Enterprises

Health and Education Reporter
The award-winning Arizona Daily Sun, covering Flagstaff and other gateway communities to the Grand Canyon, seeks a health and education reporter who will focus on the pandemic, Flagstaff Unified School District and Northern Arizona University.

Skills and natural talents should include dogged determination, rapid response abilities, reporting by phone, reporting from remote location using wireless technology, the ability to cultivate sources with health and school personnel, the ability to use social media for communication and research, and photography and/or video skills — or willingness to learn.

Although the focus of the job is health and education, Daily Sun reporters cover all sorts of different stories, from breaking news to in-depth stories that examine important issues in the community. You'll need an inquisitive mind, sharp writing skills and an appreciation for life in a growing college town. Photo and social media skills would be a plus. Evidence of in-depth reporting, storytelling skills and multimedia abilities will all be significant advantages to your candidacy. The typical work week includes an occasional weekend shift.
22 February 2021