The Schuyler Sun, a weekly newspaper serving Schuyler and Colfax County, is looking for a reporter who can handle news, feature and some sports writing. The job requires the versatility to cover community and government reporting, as well as the occasional sporting event.
Previous experience with reporting is a must. Experience with newspaper design, layout and photography would be a plus. Minimum requirements include the ability to write clearly and concisely, the ability to develop news reports on your own initiative and without direction, and the news judgment necessary to determine what does or does not make a story. The ability to create content for the Web and a comfort using multimedia platforms is preferred. Reliable transportation and the willingness to work evenings is required in order to cover games throughout the year. A reliable vehicle, insurance and a valid driver's license are required.
As part of Lee Enterprises, The Sun offers full benefits package along with a professional and comfortable work environment focusing on growth opportunities for their employees. Schuyler offers the best of small town living with close proximity to urban centers of Lincoln and Omaha.
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. Please send examples of work to the Sun, 1112 C St., Schuyler, NE 68661.
We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment. EOE
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated skill and ability with Multi-media platforms
Demonstrated news writing and reporting ability
Ability to meet deadlines and work within a fast paced environment
Work within a team environment
Nebraska-Schuyler-Schuyler Sun - Schuyler, NE
Sep 17, 2013, 12:00:00 AM