Logan Daily News Seeking Full-Time Reporter
This position is responsible for generating editorial content for both print and online publications and will report to the Editor.
The successful candidate must be a flexible self-starter and attentive to details, as well as, be able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Candidates for this position should have strong written and oral communications skills; be familiar with Associated Press Style; be able to generate copy, photos and video for our print and online publications; be able to produce both news and feature stories; be able to post breaking news and update stories on our websites; and be able to meet daily deadlines. The successful candidate should also be able to develop relationships with key leaders and other sources throughout Hocking and surrounding counties and be familiar with Facebook, Twitter and other online social networking platforms. Some weekend and evening hours are required.
This position will work with different personality types and across a number of publications. Candidates for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and client orientation and exhibit an ability to work effectively with internal and external contacts as a team member as well as a team leader.
• Assists in posting online content to include text, photos and videos; writes editorials.
• Works with all other departments, helps to achieve daily goals.
• Must be able to edit and format copy and be able to anticipate workloads based on productions schedules.
• Perform job duties and conduct self in accordance with company core values.
• Initiate and nurture effective, professional relationships with internal and external contacts.
• Prior reporting/editing experience required.
• Demonstrate ability to multi-task.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required along with social media such as Facebook and Twitter.
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred.
Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org