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Company: The Jonesboro Sun
Position:
POLICE, COURTS REPORTER
Location:
Arkansas
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 22, 2013
Job ID: 1456639

Description:

POLICE, COURTS REPORTER — The Jonesboro Sun, a daily newspaper in Jonesboro, AR, invites applications for a full-time police/courts reporter.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree. Candidates should have experience in journalism, photo skills, and three years of reporting experience, preferably at a daily newspaper, including substantial coverage of a police-courts beat.

We're looking for a hard charger able to ferret out news from what appear to be everyday events and who loves the cops and courts beat. If you think covering fires and murder is an unpleasant chore, don't call us. But if those topics make your heart race, we'd love to see your resume.

Jonesboro is a thriving city in Northeast, AR, with a population of about 70,000 in Northeast Arkansas and is the home to Arkansas State University, which has a main campus enrollment of about 11,000.

Send resume, writing samples and references to cwessel@jonesborosun.com or to Editor Chris Wessel, Jonesboro Sun, 518 Carson St., Jonesboro, AR, 72401.

 

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