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April 24, 2014
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Company: Idaho Mountain Express
Position:
Reporter in mountain paradise
Location:
Ketchum, Idaho
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
May 15, 2014
Job ID: 1072521
Website: http://www.mtexpress.com

Description:

Idaho’s largest non-daily newspaper, the Idaho Mountain Express, published twice weekly in the beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho, resort community, has an opening for a general news reporter who's a strong self-starter and can hit the ground running. The Express—recognized repeatedly by the National Newspaper Association as one of the best non-dailies in the country—has a strong tradition of providing award-winning news coverage. The successful candidate must have a college degree in journalism and at least two years of reporting experience, preferably in city or county government coverage. Photography experience helpful. The position is a full-time (40 hours a week) role that demands a variety of journalism skills, from reporting on government affairs to researching and composing features on local issues and people. Candidates must have strong news instincts, the inclination to dig for information, and a solid understanding of AP style. The position also requires strong organizational skills and efficiency while working on tight deadlines. Benefits include full health insurance and generous paid vacation. The Idaho Mountain Express is situated in Ketchum, one mile from world-class Sun Valley Resort, in the heart of Idaho's Rocky Mountains. The area has a thriving arts scene and superlative outdoor recreation opportunities—including downhill and Nordic skiing in the winter and excellent hiking and mountain biking in the summer—all of which are enjoyed in the vast expanses of surrounding Forest Service and BLM lands. This is a rare opportunity to join a highly successful, well-established publishing company situated in one of the country's most pristine recreation paradises. Send a resume, three work samples and references to Editor Greg Foley at gfoley@mtexpress.com. No phone calls, please.


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