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Company: Cape Cod Times
Position:
Reporter
Location:
Massachusetts
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 6, 2014
Job ID: 1456225

Description:

The Cape Cod Times, an award-winning 40,000-circulation daily, seeks a reporter  who understands that the best stories don't come from meetings.

We like reporters who are innovative, who like to pitch ideas and who can weave their reporting into a compelling and surprising story. In this job, you could be writing online breaking news one minute, court or town news another, one of our award-winning investigative projects the next. Some experience covering court is a plus for this position.

Applicants should have:

- demonstrated reporting and writing skills

- the ability to build and work with sources

- a working knowledge of public records law

- an all-or-nothing attitude toward accuracy

- an understanding of journalism ethics and procedures

- a collegial attitude and willingness to work with others

- a passion for context

- working knowledge of social media  including, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.  

- working knowledge of Excel and standard word-processing programs.

-  a driver's license and car that works. 

 

Send a cover letter, resume and a dozen published clips to: Susan Moeller, News Editor, Cape Cod Times, 319 Main St., Hyannis, MA 02601; or, smoeller@capecodonline.com.  Deadline is Jan. 18.

 

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