We are searching for an aggressive, motivated, driven individual with a "can do" attitude to provide news coverage for our suburban communities. This includes city government, school district, police and fire, human-interest features, issues and trends, and occasional project reporting with other duties as assigned. The individual we seek will have a nose for finding interesting angles and is a good storyteller with a keen sense for news.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Journalism, newspaper experience, including college programs, preferred. Must be able to communicate and work effectively with internal and external customers, staff and supervisor. Must have demonstrated strong basic writing and reporting skills. Skills in photography, live blogging, video and audio are helpful, but not required.
Due to the creative nature of this position, work samples are required to be considered for this role. Please include either your website where samples can be viewed or attach a document to your profile (you will be prompted to do this). Mailed submissions are not accepted and cannot be returned.
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