Immediate opening for reporter for the weekly Madison County Eagle covering beautiful and historical Madison County, Virginia. Good opportunity for recent graduate with strong college and internship experience. The Madison County Eagle reporter works closely with the editor to cover government, cops/courts, schools, and features for the county. We're looking for someone with strong knowledge of multimedia as well as traditional print skills. Resume and clips to Jeff Poole, email@example.com, Group Managing Editor, Orange County Review, Orange, Va. 22960.
Reporting and writing skills, sound news judgment, an understanding of and commitment to news ethics and a strong passion for journalism and a driver's license all required. Also must be able to cover hearings, meetings, events in person and by phone; drive at a moment's notice to cover breaking news; write stories quickly, accurately and well; develop enterprise stories off beat; work a beat; and take constructive criticism and direction.
Newspaper experience not required, but a plus.