Breaking News Reporter

MLive, Muskegon, Michigan

Date Posted August 20, 2019
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $35,000 to $40,000

Description:

MLive is looking for a Breaking News Reporter to join the team in the Muskegon area!

Every candidate should have a proven track record of identifying, reporting, and writing top-notch investigative pieces that promote social engagement. However, the ideal candidate puts forth story ideas; enjoys engaging with readers; and published video pieces from a mobile phone.

The Reporter is critical to our organizational success and is charged with covering news for the state's largest news website. This is a fast-paced beat in a dynamic, engaged community.

The right candidate understands the importance of breaking news quickly and accurately, is versatile, and can add depth and a human perspective to news stories. Candidates should also be able to balance day-to-day news coverage with longer-term enterprise projects.

We are paving the way for the future of digital news, yet we remain grounded in the ethics of solid journalism.

The ideal candidate will possess:

A degree in journalism, English or communications, or a related field.

A minimum of 2 years of journalism experience with a proven ability in reporting and writing.

A love of social media and an ability to use it to expand the reach of stories and grow online audience.

An ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately.

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