|Date Posted||January 10, 2020|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
The Piscataquis Observer, a weekly newspaper in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, is seeking a driven community reporter with strong digital skills. This full-time position requires daily stories, an eagerness to build contacts in the community and an ability to cover a wide range of news, including local government, business, education, crime/courts, breaking news, state/national topics affecting area residents and special features. Stories produced for The Piscataquis Observer also appear in its sister paper Bangor Daily News.
Applicants should demonstrate sound editorial judgment and a mastery of grammar, know how to develop interesting stories, file on deadline and have strong storytelling abilities. Knowledge of digital processes that help our audience connect online, including the creation of photos, videos and use of social media are desirable.
We serve readers throughout Maine with a staff of journalists that stretches from the border of Canada to the boundaries of the Granite State. We blanket Maine’s political, social, cultural and economic trends, drive our state’s public conversation, and hold our officials accountable. We are committed to informing our community, and we see this role as key to fulfilling that commitment.
If you think you might be our next great hire, please submit your resume, cover letter and links to at least three clips to firstname.lastname@example.org