Multimedia Sports Reporter Needed in Pierre, SD

Capital Journal   Pierre, SD   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on May 9, 2024

The Capital Journal in Pierre, South Dakota, is seeking a full-time sports reporter to cover local and regional teams.

The positions start at $20 per hour and include relocation assistance and medical, dental, and retirement benefits.

This newsroom focuses on community reporting, with coverage centered on local issues, news, and sports. The Capital Journal also offers an excellent opportunity for new journalists to gain experience and clips while learning the ins and outs of working in a newsroom. Local sports are the heartbeat of our community and a great opportunity to build your brand while giving our readers the content they want related to sports. 

A bachelor's degree in journalism is preferred. Experience with multimedia reporting is a must. Candidates must submit writing samples with their resumes for consideration.

Please send your resume and writing samples to

We provide a flexible work environment including casual work attire, growth opportunities, and a fun work environment. 

Pierre, SD is the capital city of South Dakota and is known for its friendly people, beautiful outdoors, and close proximity to larger markets. 

We are a digital-first newspaper with stories posted online first and then repurposed into a beautiful full-color weekly news magazine. 

We'd like to fill this position quickly before our current sports reporter leaves to return to school so please reach out if interested. 

Resumes and work samples should be sent to


Capital Journal

333 W Dakota Avenue
Pierre , SD