Staff writer/City Hall Reporter

The Malibu Times, Malibu, California

Date Posted February 14, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Required Education High School Diploma
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://malibutimes.com

Description:

The Malibu Times seeks skilled city hall reporter

Opportunity to write for award winning local weekly The Malibu Times as a city hall reporter. Commitment of one to two stories per week plus news briefs, breaking news, social media and web. 30-40 hours per week.

Must be available Monday evenings to attend meetings at Malibu City Hall, 6:30 p.m. — late. Story deadline Tuesday, noon.  In office Tuesday and Thursday. Some flexibility to work remotely other times.

Ideal position for recent graduate looking for a professional byline with established newspaper. Must have own transportation. 

Must be dependable and work well on deadline, have impeccable grammar and punctuation, and a passion for newsgathering. Knowledge of AP style and a background in beat reporting a plus, and good people skills for developing sources. 

Someone comfortable around dogs would be an ideal fit (we have two office dogs; sorry, no more dogs will be considered at this time).

Room for growth in the position for the right candidate. Salary DOE. 

Email cover letter, resume and clips. “City Hall Reporter” must appear in subject line. 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

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