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Company: Delta Democrat Times
Position:
Want write stories and help build a newspaper?
Location:
Mississippi
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
September 22, 2014
Job ID: 1569838

Description:

The Delta Democrat-Times in Greenville, Miss., seeks a full-time news reporter with high energy, moxie and strong writing skills

The job requires beat coverage with the ability to break news and write compelling features. The successful candidate will cover city government, from city hall to police headquarters, and write general assignment and enterprise articles. The reporter must be able to see the big picture and to report and craft prize-winning stories.

Candidates must have excellent interviewing skills, solid news judgment and the ability to cultivate sources. The successful candidate also will have basic photography skills and experience with QuarkXpress.

A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and prior reporting experience, preferably at a daily newspaper, are required.

To apply to work for our award-winning newspaper, send a resume, cover letter and five published clips to: Tom Bassing, managing editor, tombassing@ddtonline.com.

Position includes vacation, 401k, health insurance and your standard package of holidays. Pay is 22-26k based on experience. We are an Emmerich Newspapers property; a Mississippi-owned-and-operated, three-generation family company with a track record of success.

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