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Company: The Daily Press
Seeking Experienced Reporters
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
August 5, 2013
Job ID: 1506760


The Daily Press, located in Newport News, Va., is looking for experienced reporters to join its newsroom. We’re looking for journalists who have a desire to do insightful work, and who understand how to make that work fit in an environment that demands a 24-hour, digital-first approach. If you aren’t comfortable supplementing your stories with social media, photos and video, this is not the place for you. A minimum of five years’ experience as a reporter in a professional newsroom required.

Email clips or links to stories, including at least one investigative project, to Assigning Editor Ryan Gilchrest ( and VP of Content Marisa Porto (, along with your resume and a brief cover letter.

Newport News is located on the Virginia peninsula. We are surrounded by the York River, the James River and the Chesapeake Bay. Among the communities we cover: Hampton, Gloucester, Mathews, Williamsburg and Smithfield. We are the home to Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown. If you’re a history buff, you’ll never be at a loss for places to see. If you like great seafood, beaches and still want to watch the leaves change in the fall, this is the place for you. In addition, we are the home to many colleges and universities including Hampton University, Christopher Newport University and the College of William and Mary. We offer a great place to live as well as a great place to work.


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