Date Posted October 17, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://bigfishworks.com

Description:

DIGITAL REPORTER

Non-exempt, full-time

Southwest News Media, an affiliate of Big Fish Works, an award-winning news organization located in the southwest metro area of the Twin Cities, is looking for a motivated journalist to work in collaboration with a 19-member news team in covering the communities we serve.

The successful applicant will have strong journalism skills and be prepared to develop investigative, enterprise and big-picture digital and print content that goes beyond merely covering events. Storytelling in print and online is a top priority, in addition to producing video and photography. Knowing the basics of writing, editing and photo journalism is important. Our primary mission is to inform, entertain and grow our audience base.

We publish eight weekly newspapers and related website in a high-growth and changing area. Our focus is on producing hyper-local content that entices local residents to turn to us as the primary sources for local news and information.

This full-time position offers a competitive wage, benefits including 401(k) and profit sharing, health insurance, PTO and paid holidays.

Job and skill requirements:

Due to the evolving nature of the media industry, job responsibilities are subject to change based upon the needs of our company.

Southwest News Media, located at 12925 Eagle Creek Parkway in Savage, MN, is an affiliate of Big Fish Works, a nationally-recognized, award-winning media organization. Its family of weekly newspapers includes: Chanhassen Villager, Chaska Herald, Eden Prairie News, Jordan Independent, Prior Lake American, Savage Pacer, Shakopee Valley News, Hutchinson Leader, Litchfield Independent Review and International Falls Journal. Collaboration, Community, Integrity, Passion and Perseverance are our company’s core values.

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