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Company: Shaw Media
Seeking energetic news reporter
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 1, 2013
Job ID: 1465553


Shaw Media's suburban group is looking for a reporter to join our award-winning staff. The reporter will be based in Crystal Lake, and will work on Shaw Media's ever-expanding weekly newspaper offerings in Chicago's suburbs.

This reporter will be expected to cover breaking news, features and meetings for our print and online editions. Our reporters are expected to generate their own story ideas and field assignments from editors. Our focus is local news. We cover the communities in our market better than anyone.
We are looking for someone who can tell the stories that help our readers understand why these events and people are important to their lives. Ability to shoot photographs and video when necessary is needed, as is an understanding of the importance of the Web and mobile in serving our audience.

At least one year of professional experience is preferred, but recent graduates with outstanding internship experience are encouraged to apply. Solid knowledge of AP Style and grammar required, as is ability to write clear, concise copy.  Some page design experience is preferred as well. Must have a valid drivers license, dependable transportation and proof of insurance.

Shaw Media offers an extensive benefit package.

Please send a cover letter that explains your journalism credentials and philosophy, along with a résumé to:
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