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January 22, 2018
Date Posted January 12, 2018
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Location Clinton, Iowa
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.clintonherald.com


The Clinton (Iowa) Herald, a six-day-a-week newspaper, is seeking applications for a News Staff Writer in the newsroom.

Clinton sits on the Mississippi River and features many outdoor activities. Subscriptions continue to circulate in Iowa and Illinois. The Clinton Herald has won several state, regional and national awards in the past four years.

The position is responsible for covering local beats, such as area city councils and school boards. In addition, we're looking for a journalist who can construct local enterprise stories that involve research and quality writing. The Clinton Herald has won investigative reporting awards through the Iowa Newspaper Association in two of the previous three years.

Some responsibilities will go beyond reporting. Videography, editing and reporting are required skills. The Clinton Herald staffs a full-time photographer. However, some photography also will be required. The qualified candidate must be a proficient writer, typer, be a self-starter and possess excellent people skills.

The Clinton Herald publishes in the afternoon Monday through Friday and on Saturday morning.

Submit resume, cover letter and examples of your work to Associate Editor Scott Levine at scottlevine@clintonherald.com. Resumes will be reviewed right away. All skill levels are encouraged to apply.

The Clinton Herald is an equal opportunity employer. 

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.

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