Government & Environmental Reporter

Petoskey News-Review, Petoskey, Michigan

Date PostedFebruary 26, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time

The Petoskey News-Review, an affiliate of Schurz Communications, Inc., has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Government and Environmental Reporter. This individual needs to be experienced in both print and digital media reporting, possess strong written communication skills, understand Associated Press style, and have experience with digital camera use.

The right candidate is a dynamo with investigative and enterprise reporting who loves to tell the interesting stories of small towns and the issues its residents face.

Essential Functions:

  • Research news and potential news stories
  • Handle in-depth news stories
  • Write news and news features, concisely, accurately and coherently under deadline pressure
  • Attend public meetings
  • Process work related e-mail
  • Must be able to handle multiple reporting assignments and remain calm in a fast paced environment
  • Interview sources and interact with the public via e-mail, phone and in person
  • Attend daily newsroom meetings
  • Copy edit stories for daily newspaper using InDesign and News Edit software
  • Serve as mentor to less experienced newsroom co-workers
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned
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