Seeking talented reporter

Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Hilo, Hawaii

Date PostedJuly 17, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyGeneral Assignment
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$40,000 to $45,000

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald, a 17,000-circulation daily newspaper located in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii, has an immediate opening for a talented general assignment reporter with a passion for hard news.

Ideal applicant is an enthusiastic self-starter with a can-do attitude who can juggle a variety of beats and assignments (government/public affairs, breaking news, enterprise, features, etc.).

Requirements: at least two years of full-time reporting experience at a daily newspaper (not including college newspapers) and the proven ability to produce a high volume (6-8 stories per week) of compelling, polished, accurate stories on deadline for both print and digital platforms.

Journalism degree (or equivalent experience) preferred. Bonus skills: Proficiency with common social media platforms, knowledge of island culture, solid photography and/or video skills.

This position offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and an exciting, dynamic news environment. In the past 12 months, our scrappy newsroom has covered everything from government scandals to volcanic eruptions.

Applicant must be willing to relocate within four to six weeks of accepting an offer. Some relocation assistance is available. Two-year commitment expected.

If you meet the requirements above, please send a cover letter, resume, references and work samples to: Please type “Reporter” in the subject line. No calls, please. (Note: Combined file size of attachments should be less than 10mb.)

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald is owned by Oahu Publications Inc., a subsidiary of Black Press.

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