Reporter

Ballantine Communications, Inc., Durango, Colorado

Date Posted February 13, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://ballantinecommunicationsinc.com/careers

Description:

The Durango Herald, Southwest Colorado's award-winning newspaper, is hiring a reporter to cover some of the Southwest's biggest issues: immigration, health care, energy, water and land use, and education.

Experienced and enterprising reporters are preferred. Reporters at The Durango Herald are focused on readership and a growing online audience. We publish three printed editions per week in Durango and two per week in Cortez. A full-time photographer and videographer is on staff, but reporters frequently are required to provide photos for their stories.

Durango is a growing city and is home to Fort Lewis College. Southwest Colorado offers uncrowded access to a national forest, regional ski areas, two major rivers and the San Juan Mountains.

The Durango Herald is part of the family-owned Ballantine Communications Inc. BCI owns and operates businesses including The Durango Herald, The Journal newspaper in Cortez, the Pine River Times in Bayfield, a phone directory, an outdoor recreation magazine and an advertising agency.

Essential Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Position is subject to satisfactory completion of a background check and reference check. A valid driver’s license is also required for this position.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

Ballantine Communications, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefit plan, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, and various medical benefit buy-up options. 

BCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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