Features Writer

Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, Nevada

Date PostedSeptember 14, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Nevada’s top print and online news organization, The Las Vegas Review-Journal, is looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented, organized and motivated general assignment writer to produce content for features pages and our Luxury magazine.

We're looking for an experienced journalist who is able to spot trends and cultivate enterprise and is committed to telling great stories. Successful candidates must have strong news judgment and the ability to tell stories on multiple platforms, good communication skills and experience collaborating with other members of the newsroom.

The features writer will have at least five years' experience reporting for digital and print platforms.

Key responsibilities:

-- Conceive and produce breaking news copy, features and enterprise content to appear online and in print. Shoot photos and video. Actively participate in social media efforts.

-- Create features that resonate and generate conversation.

-- Constantly be on top of the news and trends to surface compelling stories, whether on lighter topics or more complex enterprise.

-- Prepare content to the highest standards of accuracy, fairness and completeness.

Key attributes:

-- Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field.

-- Ability to multitask.

-- Ability to see beyond the daily news to develop hard-hitting, compelling enterprise.

-- Excellent communications skills

-- Flexibility to work with text, photos, videos, podcasts and graphics to create engaging content.

-- Experience working with other journalists on team projects.

-- Knowledge of lifestyle topics, including, but not limited to: fashion, the arts and entertainment.

The Review-Journal is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. A drug screening is mandatory.

Send resume and a few links to clips to Laura Schwed, assistant managing editor, features, Las Vegas Review-Journal, lschwed@reviewjournal.com. Please put features writer in subject field.

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