Date Posted November 06, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Editorial
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://thefacts.com/

Description:

The Brazosport Facts is seeking a general reporter ready to jump headfirst into a story-rich environment on the Texas Gulf Coast.

The Facts is a community-focused daily newspaper that has covered the Brazoria County region for more than a century. The role offers an opportunity for journalists who have a passion for keeping residents informed about happenings down the street or what is affecting them from Austin.

An ideal candidate understands deadlines and has solid reporting skills.

Candidates with reporting experience are welcomed, but this is also an opportunity for recent graduates. Reporters are able to adjust schedules based on the demands of the job and are eligible for overtime pay.

Story topics include local government, courts, crime, human interest stories, entertainment and event coverage.

 

Expectations:

Reporters are responsible for writing about 12 to 14 articles each week while balancing long-term enterprise stories and magazine projects.

Some nights and weekends required.

Strong time management is a must.

 

The Facts is based in Clute, Texas, in Brazoria County, a fast-growing region south of Houston that offers that small-town feel without being too far from the nation’s fourth-largest city. The coverage area stretches from the Houston suburbs to the beach.

Competitive pay, paid time off and benefits.

Please send a cover letter, resume and at least three writing samples to news@thefacts.com.

No phone calls, please.

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