Public safety reporter

IndyStar/Gannett, Indianapolis, Indiana

Date Posted December 30, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.indystar.com

Description:

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more! 

Summary:

IndyStar, part of the Gannett Inc. and the USA TODAY NETWORK, is looking for a resourceful, motivated mid-shift public safety and breaking news reporter to join our award-winning newsroom. Indianapolis has experienced multiple years of record criminal homicide levels, despite city and community-led efforts to stem the violence. This reporter should be able to excel in a variety of roles, from reporting quickly and accurately from a scene to thoughtfully building sources and digging into the roots of violence in Central Indiana. This reporter should be able to effectively write for audiences on mobile devices, know their away around social media and be able to collaborate across teams. In addition to daily news, this reporter will develop enterprise projects and should not be afraid to bring big ideas to the table. This reporter also will contribute to our award-winning “The Toll” project, which examines the causes of violence in Indianapolis and the effect it has on our community.

 

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Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

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