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News Reporter

The Chillicothe Gazette is looking for a Breaking News Reporter to all breaking news with urgency and accuracy. The candidate should be the first to report important developing news on our digital platforms, including videos from the scene. A competitive attitude and a dedication to accuracy is a must.

Responsibilities:

- Listening to police scanners

- Scanning and leveraging social media

- Making phone calls

- Seeking out eyewitnesses

- Tracking court dockets for key cases

- Demanding public records, including 911 calls and videos

- Posting error-free basic stories to our digital platforms (sending push alerts and pushing content to social media)

Requirements:

- Valid driver’s license

- Reliable transportation

- Minimum liability insurance required by state law

To apply, please include in a single PDF document:

- Resume (1-2 pages)

- Cover letter outlining how you would approach this job

- Links to 3-5 writing samples


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Posted by Catherine Muscaro on 10.28.2018 @ 00:00:00