News Reporter

1952, Roslyn Heights, New York

Date Posted July 20, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty General Assignment
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $30,000
Website http://theislandnow.com

Description:

Blank Slate Media, a fast-growing chain of 6 award-winning weekly newspapers and website on the North Shore of Nassau County, is looking for a versatile, self-starter with good writing and reporting skills to cover two of our active communities.

You will report on all aspects of the community including local government, politics, education, business and human interest stories.

Other responsibilities include:

Posting stories to social media.

Writing headlines, cutlines, captions and taking photos.

Managing community and school news submissions.
Proofreading 

Prior journalism experience required.
The ideal candidate will be able to write headlines, cutlines, captions, take photos and quickly develop relationships with community leaders, government officials and other sources. Experience in social media management and digital content management.

Car required. 

Excellent opportunity to work with editors with many years of weekly and daily newspaper experience. Health insurance, paid holidays, and sick days. Our six newspapers have won 17 awards for excellence in journalism in the past six months.

Offices are conveniently located in Roslyn Heights - not far from New York City.

To apply, e-mail your resume, and clips to sblank@theislandnow.com.

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