Breaking News Reporter

Akron Beacon Journal/, Akron, Ohio

Date Posted September 23, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


We're looking for a breaking news reporter capable of producing compelling and immediate digital coverage for the Akron Beacon Journal and

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 strong knowledge of AP style. Significant professional experience preferred.

We're part of GateHouse Media which offers excellent advancement opportunities across the United States.

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.  We are 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/News Cheryl Powell (

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