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Company: The Jamestown Sun
Position:
Full-Time Reporter Opening
Location:
Jamestown, North Dakota
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable
Website: http://www.jamestownsun.com

Description:

 

The Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., is looking for a reporter to join our award-winning news department.

Our newspaper, a six-day daily in south-central North Dakota, is one of the state’s top small daily newspapers. We are part of a family-owned corporation that seriously values strong editorial content. We seek an individual who is comfortable in smaller communities (population 15,000) to write a mix of news and feature stories as part of a strong, small newsroom team.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or mass communications and knowledge of AP style. Experience with QuarkXPress or InDesign, digital photography, website publishing and video capture and editing is desirable. Must be able to meet daily deadlines. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company. Some evening work required.

As part of Forum Communications Co., we also offer excellent opportunities for advancement and growth at newspapers along with a competitive wage and benefit package. Outstanding and highly motivated recent graduates with college newspaper experience are especially welcome to apply for this entry-level position.

Jamestown is centrally located in North Dakota, within driving distance to metropolitan areas. The city is home to a private liberal arts college and offers recreational and cultural activities. The region is experiencing strong economic growth because of energy development, agriculture and new business.

To apply, send your cover letter, resume, three references and five of your most current and strongest writing samples to: Managing Editor Kathy Steiner, The Jamestown Sun, P.O. Box 1760, Jamestown, ND 58401 or email the materials to ksteiner@jamestownsun.com.


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