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Company: The News and Observer Publishing Company
Position:
North Raleigh/Midtown Reporter
Location:
North Carolina
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
January 15, 2013
Job ID: 1455895

Description:

The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., is seeking talented early-career journalists for reporting opportunities in its network of 10 twice-weekly community newspapers.  These popular papers, which offer news and feature coverage of fast-growing areas in the Research Triangle Park region, are delivered with The N&O to subscribers and as stand-alone community newspapers with advertising inserts to non-subscribing households. These award-winning publications are often the primary source of local news to readers.

Community staff journalists are expected to generate a healthy mix of hard news and features stories each week (usually 4 to 6 stories, plus briefs) on wide-ranging subjects such as municipal government, growth and development, crime, profiles, community events and everything in-between. Reporters also contribute to our websites and blogs and use social media to report and promote coverage. They work in collaboration with N&O colleagues to plan coverage and share content; these jobs are excellent opportunities to grow, shine and advance.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, and one to two years reporting experience at a daily or community newspaper, or equivalent. Ability to work on deadline, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have expertise with editorial production software and an aptitude for mastering new applications. Relocation assistance is not provided.

 

Please send letter of interest, resume and three work samples to hrresume@newsobserver.com

Candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

The News & Observer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

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