General assignment reporter

WEHCO Media, EL DORADO, Arkansas

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

Do you enjoy covering a variety of topics and issues, and know how community journalism can truly make an impact? Are you looking to be challenged, to learn new things and work with a team that daily seeks to put out the best product possible?

The El Dorado News-Times has an open position that may be ideal for you.

The role of general assignment reporter will allow the ideal candidate to report on a wide variety of events and topics, from city government in small communities in Union County, Arkansas, to a celebration marking the area’s roots in natural resources. This position would also assist in different special sections throughout the year, including a glossy lifestyle magazine Southern Style.

The ideal candidate is comfortable taking photos and video, and using social media. InDesign experience is preferred.

The newsroom is a team environment, and the chosen candidate must be a team player who can work well with others.

Union County is home to several communities and major industries. In El Dorado, the Murphy Arts District has completed its first phase of the multimillion dollar entertainment project that included a new outdoor amphitheater, indoor music hall, restaurant and cabaret stage and community playscape. At the annual MusicFest, the venues host some of the top artists in the country.

To apply send your resume and clips to Managing Editor Madeleine Leroux at or mail to El Dorado News-Times, P.O. Box 912, El Dorado, AR 71731. The El Dorado News-Times is a member of a newspaper and multimedia company that may provide promotion opportunities within the company. We are an equal opportunity employer offering paid vacation, sick time, 401-k, group insurance and a profit sharing program.

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