Sports/News Reporter

The Meridian Star   Meridian, MS   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on March 27, 2024

The Meridian Star, an award-winning, three-day a week newspaper, publishing news digitally 24-7, is seeking a full-time sports/news reporter who can react quickly to developing stories and shift gears for deep dives into news of consequence.

The reporter will be responsible for covering local sports news, as well as general assignment reporting and content for special sections. The applicant will need to be able to write clear, concise, and compelling articles for print and online publication. They must also possess the ability to meet deadlines and adapt to evolving news priorities.

The reporter will be passionate about journalism, have a bachelor’s degree and have solid training in AP style news writing and reporting or quality newsroom experience.  

The Meridian Star offers a positive work atmosphere in an East Central Mississippi region known for its arts and recreation opportunities. The Star is owned by CNHI, LLC., which has newspapers in 22 states. The position offers a full range of benefits.

If you meet the requirements, please email a cover letter, resume, references and work samples to Editor Thomas Howard, thoward@themeridianstar.com.