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April 24, 2014
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Company: Highland Lakes Newspapers
Position:
Reporter/Community Editor
Location:
Marble Falls, Texas
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  $20,000 to $25,000
Ad Expires: 
May 21, 2014
Job ID: 1300518
Website: http://www.highlandernews.com

Description:

Immediate Opening

The Llano County Journal in the county seat of Llano County publishes weekly, but our website is our daily news source. We need an energetic news reporter with the drive and love for community journalism to help make sure this newspaper upholds its reputation as a community institution.

Since this position is responsible for covering police/fire, municipal government, courts, as well as local events, it is particularly important in our small newspaper group that the right candidate will have the ability to cover hard news as well as craft a well-written feature. Responsibilities range from covering and photographing the most routine community news to schools, law enforcement and government issues and events. Must have ability to use a video camera and shoot your own photos to go with your stories.

Candidates must be organized self-starters who understand community journalism, meet deadlines, and understand the necessity of balance, accuracy and clear writing. Perfect position for someone with a year's experience, but candidates just out of college who can show they have the skills to do the job are encouraged to apply. Knowledge, initiative and ideas for making our websites a primary information source a plus.

Please email resume and five samples of your work to Phil Schoch, Executive Editor, Highland Lakes Newspapers at: phil.schoch@highlandernews.com. Candidates must be willing to travel to our home office in Marble Falls if an interview is warranted.

We have newspapers in Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano. We expect our employees to relocate to the community where they are based.


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