The Citizen Times seeks an education reporter

The Citizen Times/, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK is seeking an education reporter eager to write impactful, solution-oriented K-12 stories that will help to make our communities stronger. The education beat is one of our key issuesThe reporter will cover the Asheville City Schools and the Buncombe County Schools districts. This reporter will be […]

The News Journal/DelawareOnline seeks a statehouse investigative reporter

The News Journal/, part of the USA TODAY Network, is seeking an experienced reporter who can cover the complexities of state government in a way that not only resonates with our readers but attracts a new audience that may not be interested in traditional political reporting. The successful candidate will go beyond the votes and […]

USA Today Wisconsin paper hires Bailey as reporter

Samarah Bailey has joined the Sheboygan Press, part of the USA Today Network in Sheboygan, Wis., as a reporter to cover government and other stories of local interest. Recently, Bailey interned at the Kansas Reflector, an affiliate of States Newsroom. She has also received several awards at both the university and state levels, including “Kansas […]

Clarion Ledger hires Chavez to cover high school sports

The Clarion Ledger, part of the USA Today Network, has hired Michael Chavez as a high school sports reporter. He wrote on X/Twitter: “Eager to start my first full-time reporting job and can’t wait to get started.” Chavez joins from The Seattle Times, where he interned as a sports reporter. There, he covered professional  teams, […]

Pugh joins NBC affiliate in Ohio as assignment editor

Chris Pugh has joined WCMH-TV Ch. 4, an NBC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio as an assignment editor. Previously, he was a web content producer at USA Today Network. Pugh was a copy editor at Tribune Chronicle and a writer and marketing consultant at Columbus Wired. He was also a weekend editor at Ohio paper The […]

LaCara swaps USA Today for Lee Enterprises

Len LaCara has joined Lee Enterprises as a senior editor for engagement. Recently, he was a senior content strategy analyst at USA Today Network. LaCara was an exclusive enterprise editor, business editor and audience analyst at the Democrat and Chronicle. He served as managing editor of two properties in Gannett’s Newspaper Network of Central Ohio […]

Philly Inquirer hires Qureshi as city and culture service reporter

Hira Qureshi has joined The Philadelphia Inquirer as a city and culture service reporter. Recently, Qureshi was a regional food reporter for southern New Jersey and Bucks County, Pa. at USA Today Network. She worked freelance for The Washington Post and The Commercial Appeal. Qureshi served as president of the Society of Professional Journalists and […]

Muñoz joins Detroit Free Press as staff photographer

  David Rodriguez Muñoz has joined the Detroit Free Press as a staff photographer. Recently, Muñoz was a staff photojournalist at The Salinas Californian, Gannett | USA Today Network. Previously, Muñoz was a contributing photographer at the Santa Cruz Sentinel and at the Monterey County Weekly, where he also interned. Muñoz was part of the […]

Tronstad joins Observer Media Group as a staff writer

Observer Media Group has hired Lauren Tronstad as a staff writer to cover Longboat Key’s local news and government. Recently, Tronstad was a news reporter at Gannett | USA Today Network. She was a digital editor and then a staff editor at Vox Magazine. She formerly reported for the Columbia Missourian, affiliated with the Missouri […]

Andrews joins IndyStar as senior news director

The Indianapolis Star has hired Cindi Andrews as senior news director. Recently, she was executive editor at the Courier & Press and Southern Indiana regional editor at the Gannett USA Today Network. She was a senior editor of politics at The Denver Post. She was a reporter, opinion engagement writer/editor, business editor and investigative and […]