|Date Posted||October 12, 2021|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
REPORTER, Bonners Ferry Herald
Now Hiring: General Assignment Reporter, Bonners Ferry Herald
Bonners Ferry is located in the beautiful panhandle of Northern Idaho. It’s an hour from the Canadian border, 3 hours’ drive to Glacier National Park, and only 30 minutes to the resort town of Sandpoint, Idaho. It’s the perfect place for someone who enjoys the great outdoors year-round with 4-seasons.
We’re a weekly newspaper in search of a general assignment reporter to cover Boundary County schools and city government as well as other stories as needed, from sports to politics. You will be responsible for generating byline stories, photos, and video for the print, online and social media editions of the paper, and participating in our podcasts. Deadline, photography and layout skills are necessary.
Covering city government for the greater Bonners Ferry/Boundary County area, including photos, stories and social media.
Covering schools/education in the Boundary County school districts.
Social media editions as well as stories, photographs and video for multiple products and projects
Embraces the requirements included/outlined in our content strategy and plan as well as our digital newsroom
Collaborates with editors and network news desks on packaging/storytelling opportunities
Collaborates with peers and other editors on special projects and podcasts
Familiarity with InDesign, InCopy and associated programs
Strong communication and listening skills, both written and verbal
Organized, with an attention to detail
Solid team player with ambition and self-initiative
Working knowledge of Associated Press style and an understanding of the daily newspaper environment is helpful
Full time. Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k + match, paid vacation.
We are a subsidiary of the Hagadone News Network and the Hagadone Corporation based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
The Bonners Ferry Herald is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The successful candidate is required to pass a background and DMV check.
Please submit cover letter and resume to: Bill Davis, Publisher, email@example.com