General Assignment Reporter

The Messenger, Madisonville, Kentucky

Date PostedJune 11, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time

The Messenger in Madisonville, Kentucky, is seeking a reporter to cover local government, education and general assignments. Qualities we seek are curiosity, the ability to write clean copy in accordance with AP style, a passion for community journalism and photography skills. Experience working for a newspaper is preferred, but recent journalism school graduates are welcome to apply.

The Messenger is a five-day daily and part of a growing, family-owned chain of more than 30 daily newspapers and numerous weeklies. Madisonville is in western Kentucky, and is less than an hour from the paradise of Land Between the Lakes National Recreational Area and an hour and a half from booming Nashville, Tennessee.

We offer pay commensurate with experience, company subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and other typical benefits.

To apply, email a cover letter explaining why you're the right person for the job, a resume, and three to five clips to Publisher Rick Welch at

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at

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