Reporter

Newsday Media Group, MELVILLE, New York

Date PostedMay 24, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Newsday Media Group (NMG) is one of the nation’s most dynamic media organizations, serving Long Island and New York City through its portfolio of mobile and digital products, print publications and live events. With 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other esteemed awards for outstanding journalism, our mission and vision is to engage consumers and businesses by connecting them to the communities in which they live, work and play.

There are multiple openings for reporters to cover a variety of different beats.  Candidates must have demonstrated ability to break news, file quickly and accurately for all our platforms, meet tight deadlines, juggle more than one story at a time, cultivate sources, understand the importance of data-driven reporting and produce high-profile enterprise stories.

The ideal candidates are self-starters who can bring a creative approach to covering the news, are comfortable using social media and smartphone photo and video to report and tell stories. An ability to write in an engaging manner is essential.

Qualifications:

Ability to find fresh story angles and write concise, lively copy in keeping with Newsday's tone and format. Experience covering breaking news on deadline is a plus.

Be proficient shooting iPhone photos and videos.

Have strong organization and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task while working on multiple assignments. Details are a crucial part of the job.

Be flexible with scheduling—some night and weekend assignments are required.

Work well as a member of a team.

This job requires a valid driver’s license and car. Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent.

Please send a cover letter, resume and 5 samples of your work. 

To view all opportunities available, please see the link below:

https://newsday.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Newsday

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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