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Company: Longview News-Journal
Position:
Reporter
Location:
Texas
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
December 15, 2013
Job ID: 1372423

Description:

The Longview News-Journal is seeking an energetic local news reporter who lives to beat the competition, always has a pocket full of enterprise ideas, and loves to compete for the top byline spot on our home page and front page. Candidates will have a proven ability to:

  • Build a beat and break news 
  • Generate story ideas independently and collaborate with online and print staff on daily news and enterprise
  • Produce fast-turnaround stories on major news that can help drive online traffic
  • Produce enterprise off the news to advance the story.
  • Produce content in multiple formats and embraces social media.
  • Write with an authoritative voice, and have the ability to quickly synthesize material from multiple sources.

Two years of newspaper experience is preferred, but will consider recent graduate with good clips from internship or college newspaper work.

Longview is the heart of a three-county metro area that is home to 216,000 people. The News-Journal is the flagship of Texas Community Newspapers, a group of two daily and one twice-weekly newspapers and associated websites in the oil-rich piney woods of East Texas, an area known for its outdoor recreational opportunities, proximity to Dallas metro area, and temperate climate.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, clips or links to published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the job requirements, and salary requirements to employment@news-journal.com.

 

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