Community Reporter

Acorn Newspapers, Camarillo, California

Date Posted September 17, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty General Assignment
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $30,000 to $35,000
Website http://www.theacornonline.com

Description:

The Acorn Newspapers is a group of five family-owned community weekly newspapers and a quarterly lifestyle magazine serving Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

We are seeking a full-time reporter to cover local government, K-12 education and other general assignments in Camarillo, Calif., a city of roughly 70,000. The reporter would work out of the Acorn's Camarillo location. 

The candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to multitask and develop sources. Our reporters are independent and resourceful, can write both news and features, and regularly turn in seven to eight stories of varying lengths per week on deadline.

The ideal candidate:

Some night and weekend work is required to cover city council meetings or other community events. Prior journalism experience is a MUST. Community news reporting experience is a plus.

Photography, InDesign, WordPress and social media (Facebook, Twitter) experience is a plus.

Vacation, medical and 401K benefits are available. 

Please email a resume and 2-3 published news clips (links OK) to camarillo@theacorn.com.

 

 

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