Breaking News Reporter

NJ Advance Media, Woodbridge, New Jersey

Date PostedJune 10, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttps://www.njadvancemedia.com/
Description:

We are looking to hire a reporter to cover breaking news at NJ Advance Media.

The successful candidate is a person who wants to be first on breaking stories, who understands the criminal justice system, and has a drive for engaging with communities across the state.

 What we're looking for:

  • A passion for local journalism, accountability and transparency
  • Experience with using social media to discover and authenticate content
  • Skilled storyteller, experienced with Facebook Live and other multimedia storytelling tools
  • At least 2 years reporting experience
  • Ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Experience with search engine optimization practices

NJ Advance Media is a company positioned for the future. We embrace the rapidly evolving digital landscape and are committed to developing new solutions across current and emerging media to help advertisers grow their businesses. In addition to flexible advertising opportunities with powerful media vehicles that we represent, we offer custom digital solutions from web and mobile site development, to a sophisticated array of search and social media optimization and targeted display solutions to reach audiences on all platforms.
Our focus is on developing a real-time approach to reporting news, sports and entertainment content for consumption across all platforms and devices throughout New Jersey and Easton, PA. On nj.com and lehighvalleylive.com, we ensure the communities we serve have 24/7 access to the news and information that's most relevant locally, regionally and beyond. Our quality journalism and in-depth coverage is provided locally in The Star-Ledger, The Hunterdon County Democrat, The Suburban News, The Times of Trenton, South Jersey Times and The Express-Times.

NJ Advance Media is a part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 24 cities, reaching 50+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Fearlessness, and Customer Focus. For more information about Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com.

Advance Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

 

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