Looking for energetic, multi-media, community reporter

Beaver Dam Partners, Wareham, Massachusetts

Date Posted June 25, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time
Salary $32,000 to $34,000
Website https://wareham.theweektoday.com/

Description:

Beaver Dam Partners Inc. is seeking a reporter for Wareham Week, a weekly newspaper with a continually updated website serving the Town of Wareham on the South Coast of Massachusetts.

The ideal candidate will:

-- Have a journalism degree and/or some professional news reporting experience.

-- Be a concise, clean, engaging writer who is energized by the fast pace of the news business and the opportunity to turn around lots of stories quickly.

-- Be able to take and edit eye-catching news and feature photos.

-- Enjoy becoming part of a community, talking with strangers, calling officials who may (or may not) want to talk to you, chatting up people at a community event.

-- Be interested in learning the ins and outs and history and quirks of local issues and institutions.

-- Be ready to report and write stories about everything local: Municipal meetings, schools, police, courts, sports, arts, features, people profiles, community events, etc., etc., etc. You don't have to know a lot about any specific subject going in -- but you have to posssess the willingness and enthusiasm to learn!

-- Be organized, efficient and able to work well independently and in a small team.

-- Be willing to relocate to live in (in -- not near) Wareham, MA.

Beaver Dam Partners is a 10-year-old Wareham, MA-based company, publishing three free newspapers and their associated websites: Wareham Week (WarehamWeekToday.com),  Sippican Week (SippicanWeekToday.com), and Dartmouth Week (DartmouthWeekToday.com). Professionally produced with our commitment to "tight, bright and right," all are tightly locally focused and read by just about everyone in our communities.

Want to join us? Send your resume to anne@beaverdampartners.com and tell us why!

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.