Overnight News Reporter/Editor

Bay City News Service, Oakland, California

Date PostedFebruary 03, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyGeneral Assignment
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$17.50-$20.00 p/h, plus $2 overnight differential

Bay City News Service, a 24-hour regional news wire covering the greater San Francisco Bay Area, seeks an experienced reporter/editor to work 40 hour per week on the overnight shift. BCN stories go out to most major news organizations in the Bay Area, including print, broadcast and Internet outlets.

Applicants should have knowledge of the geography and issues of the nine-county Bay Area, a keen eye for detail, and a solid grasp of spelling, grammar and AP style. They should have a background in reporting and/or copy editing, be energetic and accustomed to juggling many tasks at once. Applicants should also be comfortable working under tight deadlines and be able to respond immediately to breaking news. Knowledge of government procedures and the court system is a bonus.

The successful applicant would earn between $17.50 and $20.000 per hour, depending on experience, plus an additional $2 per hour shift differential for the overnight shift. Benefits include company-paid medical, vision and life insurance, and a dental plan.

Please note that we are looking for applicants currently residing in Northern California

Respond by e-mail to Wayne Futak at bcn@pacbell.net.

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