Record-Courier/GateHouse Media Ohio, Kent, Ohio

Date PostedJanuary 10, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time

We're looking for a great local news reporter who's ready to cover public affairs with daily watchdog stories and a digital focus for The Record-Courier and in Kent, Ohio, a fun college town in the metropolitan Akron-Cleveland region.

Our reporters are expected to be self-starters capable of generating daily and enterprise story ideas on their assigned beat, acting with urgency for breaking news and providing text and video content for digital and print publication. Examples of work should show well-developed reporting and writing skills, as well as the ability to shoot video and engage readers via social media. Must be comfortable using Facebook and Twitter to connect with readers. Must have a good knowledge of AP style. At least one year's professional experience is preferred, but recent graduates with significant college experience and internships will be considered. Will likely require night /weekend shifts.

We're part of GateHouse Media which offers excellent advancement opportunities to others markets such as Columbus, Akron and Canton in Ohio alone.

We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. People who share this belief or reflect this diverse background are encouraged to apply.  The Record-Courier is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

To apply, send a resume, a cover letter and links of your best work to Editor Michael Shearer ( and Managing Editor Heather Rainone (

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