We will be the valued voice of our community and trusted local information leader, committed to excellence every day.
TrustWe will be honest. Our integrity will be absolute. We will respond to issues fairly and quickly. Truthfulness, fairness and timeliness—and candid acknowledgement when we fail those standards—represent our bedrock pledge to our customers, the public and ourselves.LeadershipWe will demonstrate in word and deed a fundamental commitment to the well being of this community and our industry. We will be a catalyst for change: bold, innovative, focused on results. We will defend free speech.RelationshipsWe will remember that the Lansing State Journal is about connecting people. We will respect the individuals who represent this institution, in all of its diverse forms, and those we come in contact with each day. We will be accessible—a forum for ideas, information and business.ExcellenceWe will give our best so that we become the best. We will challenge ourselves to exceed the expectations of those who interact with us. Our staff will demand that our products, service and results are exemplary.FunWe will enhance this community's quality of life. We will foster appreciation for the arts, sports, recreation and entertainment, especially locally. Our work ethic will be exceptional, but we will bring to our work and our customers, humor, joy and a sense of wonder.
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