December 07, 2021

AgriNews Field Editor



Shaw Media is looking for a top-notch reporter to join the news staff of AgriNews, which publishes two award-winning weekly agricultural newspapers. AgriNews, based in LaSalle County, Illinois, with field editors stationed strategically throughout Illinois and Indiana, is owned by Shaw Media. This reporter will be expected to cover farm-related news across Indiana. The reporter will field assignments from editors, but the ability to seek out stories on their own also is a must. Our goal is to be a reflection of the communities we cover, which means our focus is on hyperlocal news.

About This Opportunity:

The ideal applicant will be someone who can tell the stories that help our readers understand why these events and people are important to their lives. Ability to shoot photographs and video when necessary is needed, as is an understanding of the importance of social media and mobile in serving our audience.


• A college degree in journalism or related field

• Ability to shoot photographs and video as required

• One-year professional reporting experience

• Solid knowledge of AP Style and grammar

• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of insurance.

About Shaw Media:

Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines, and a digital marketing services division. Founded in Dixon, Illinois, Shaw Media has been privately owned by the Shaw family since its inception in 1851.

Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:

In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match.

Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter that explains your journalism credentials and philosophy, along with a resume:


Mail to:

Shaw Media - Human Resources

Attn: AgriNews Field Editor

PO Box 250

Crystal Lake, IL 60039

Pre-employment drug screen and background check including motor vehicle record required.

Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

This posting may not include all duties of the position.