Community News Journalists

Baltimore Sun Media Group, Baltimore, Maryland

Date PostedJuly 12, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$30,000
Websitehttp://www.baltimoresun.com
Description:

COMMUNITY NEWS JOURNALISTS

The community news division of Baltimore Sun Media Group is seeking experienced, self-starting and dedicated reporters to cover beats for its websites and print publications.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will possess excellent reporting and writing skills to accurately, quickly and under deadline pressure, produce content for our websites and publications; the skill to write longer, more complex stories with context and perspective; be deft at social media reporting via Facebook, Twitter and others; and skilled at shooting, editing photography and video. Candidates should thrive in a team-based environment, driving to find compelling and impactful content.

Candidate should be able to develop sources and resources related to the beats; generate the majority of story ideas; and meet deadlines with content that contains accurate grammar and style, placing the utmost emphasis on complete, accurate and balanced reporting while maintaining high ethical standards.

Publications covered by this posting include The Capital, Carroll County Times, Howard County Times and Towson Times. 

Qualifications:

Successful candidate should have bachelor’s degree, journalism preferred, and a minimum of three years reporting experience or equivalent experience.

Other requirements of the position include:

  • Working the equivalent of a 5-day, 40-hour week, which will include night shifts and occasional weekend work;
  • Ability to handle daily, short-term and long-term assignments simultaneously;
  • Competency working digitally and with different systems;
  • Excellent communication skills, shows initiative and exercises good news judgment;
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

BSMG offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K with company match, paid vacation and personal days.

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