Cottonwood Journal Extra/The Camp Verde Journal, Cottonwood, Arizona

Date PostedFebruary 15, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time

Larson Newspapers is seeking a full-time reporter at the Cottonwood Journal Extra and The Camp Verde Journal, two weeklies located in the Verde Valley of Northern Arizona, south of Flagstaff.

Small staff, long-time family-owned newspaper. A journalism degree or experience working at a newspaper is necessary. Knowledge of AP Style required. Knowledge of social media posting of news content also preferred. We have two full-time photojournalists, but basic photography skills a plus.
The position is full-time reporter, 40 hours/week total. The beat is roughly eight stories per week: Hard news, local government, water issues, environmentalism, police/fire, tourism, plus a few feature or news stories per month for tab publications. The beat includes news stories in Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Jerome, Rimrock, Lake Montezuma and Cornville and feature stories, lifestyles, profiles, arts and other general assignment and breaking news coverage across the Verde Valley. Stories with regional impact may also be published in the Sedona Red Rock News, The Village View and ancillary tabs as they apply.

Our readership is very engaged on social media and our websites, and Our staff earns individual awards from the Arizona Newspapers Association and we usually win the 1st, 2nd or 3rd place prize for General Excellence.

Reporters can choose to live anywhere in the Verde Valley (Sedona, the Village of Oak Creek, Oak Creek Canyon, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Jerome, Page Springs, Cornville, Clarkdale, Rimrock, Lake Montezuma).

Send resumes, clips and portfolios to, attention Managing Editor Christopher Fox Graham, subject: "News Reporter".

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