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Company: The Sheridan Press
Position:
Government Reporter
Location:
Wyoming
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 26, 2013
Job ID: 1464630

Description:

GOVERNMENT REPORTER

 

The Sheridan (Wyo.) Press, an innovative and award-winning community daily newspaper in the best part of the state, has an opening for the position of government reporter.

 

The successful candidate will have an appreciation and understanding of how local and state governments operate. A focus on how big issues can and will impact our community is key to our readers. This means a daily diet of city council meetings, keeping track of legislative action, in-depth reporting and investigation. A knowledge of public records is helpful. This beat covers the meat and potatoes of our community.

 

Once settled, we’ll encourage our new reporter to dive in-depth to create a multi-platform piece of enterprise reporting for our readers. Projects such as these are aimed at more than just the nuts and bolts of government.

 

The Press is an independent newspaper with family and local ownership and with print and online news delivery platforms. Sheridan is a thriving community of 18,000 with a college, a lively arts/culture/music scene, a busy downtown and many other amenities, including unlimited outdoor recreational opportunities.

 

Please email  your resume and cover letter to:   annette@thesheridanpress.com

 

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