Community Reporter - West Yellowstone, Montana

West Yellowstone Star, West Yellowstone, Montana

Date PostedMay 14, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryDOE
Websitehttp://www.wyellowstonestar.com
Description:

The publisher of The Madisonian, the Lone Peak Lookout, The Loop magazine and the West Yellowstone Star is seeking an energetic, organized and motivated reporter to join our award-winning team. The right candidate will serve as a reporter for the West Yellowstone Star and will be involved in all functions, from diverse news/feature writing and page production to ensuring our website and social media efforts are solid. Our team enjoys a positive, professional work culture that focuses on individual and team growth opportunities.

*We welcome new reporters who are interested in developing their skills by diving into all areas of community journalism.

Qualifications/Requirements:
·       Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or related field
·       Solid understanding of InDesign, experience building pages
·       Strong writing skills and attention to detail
·       Ability to work efficiently and accurately on a deadline, while managing multiple stories and projects
·       Photography skills, strong grammar, fluent in AP style
·       Ability to serve as a positive liaison with the community
·       Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license

The community of West Yellowstone offers residents a unique and exciting opportunity. With a population of just over 1,300 people, West Yellowstone has all the charm you would expect from a small Montana town. But the community also serves as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park and visitation to West Yellowstone tops 4 million people each year.

What some are saying about West Yellowstone:
•“One of the top 10 winter towns in the world.” - National Geographic Traveler
•“One of the 10 trout towns in America.” - Forbes Magazine
•“Some of America’s most beautiful and awe-inspiring scenery.” - USA Today Travel.

Qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, 3-5 writing clips and layout samples to s.hill@madisoniannews.com.

 


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