Lincoln Journal Star seeks a public safety reporter

The Lincoln Journal Star, the capital city’s daily newspaper, is looking for a full-time public safety reporter eager to break news as well as deliver important watchdog journalism to our readers. Covering the beat requires the ability to quickly file breaking news stories while juggling long-term investigative and enterprise stories. We want a candidate who […]

Lincoln Journal Star names Hammack editor

The Lincoln Journal Star in Nebraska has promoted Zach Hammack to editor. Recently, he held the post of K-12 education reporter. Hammack joined the Journal Star, where he has previously interned, in December 2018 as a copy editor. He also worked as a copy editor at the Nebraska newspaper Beatrice Daily Sun. Hammack graduated from […]

Lincoln Journal Star taps biz reporter Olberding as associate ME

Matt Olberding, a business editor and reporter at the Lincoln Journal Star, has been promoted to associate managing editor. His tweet reads: “It sounds more important than it is; essentially I’m one of several assistant editors who help guide coverage and produce the print and online versions of the newspaper. You’ll still see my byline, […]

Thompson joins Kansas City Star as breaking news reporter

The Kansas City Star has hired Jenna Thompson as a breaking news reporter. Previously, Thompson was a reporter at the Lincoln Journal Star. She was an editor at literary quarterly magazine Prairie Schooner and was an assistant culture editor and culture reporter at University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s student newspaper The Daily Nebraskan. Thompson has a bachelor’s […]