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Company: Evansville Courier & Press
Position:
Seeking multimedia journalist
Location:
Indiana
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 7, 2013
Job ID: 1467011

Description:

The Evansville Courier & Press is located along the Ohio River in the Southern tip of Indiana and we serve Southern Indiana, Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky and produce the leading local news website and mobile site in the region.

Our metro department is seeking a multimedia journalist who will be
responsiible for public safety coverage with a heavy emphasis on reporting breaking news from that beat. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, productive journalist who has shown a willingness to adopt new approaches to covering a community.  The journalist must be proficient in writing breaking news, as well as video, photography and social media.

Education & Experience/Certifications
Requires a BS/BA in news/media discipline or equivalent experience.
Previous work at a news outlet with daily deadlines is required.
 
Skills & Abilities
Thoroughly understands reporting fundamentals, including issues involving access, privacy, libel and ethics.
Must be able to write clearly and succinctly on a variety of topics.
Must be proficient in the use of web publishing tools, the ability to post breaking news and/or the ability to learn new technology quickly.
Must be able to communicate clearly and openly with other employees.
Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers and the general public.
Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Must be organized in order to stay ahead of the expected aspects of a beat – envisioning trends, preparing for possible detours and scheduling timely follow-ups.
Consistently able to meet deadlines.
Knowledge of database journalism a plus.

We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, 401(k), liberal vacations and more.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Submit a letter of interest and a resume to Ryan Reynolds via e-mail at reynoldsr@courierpress.com with “Multimedia Journalist” in the subject field
.

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