Date Posted September 13, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time


Are you a natural storyteller with a keen eye for the heartwarming and captivating tales that shape a community? Do you thrive on bringing the lighthearted, inspiring and engaging stories of everyday life to your readers? Join our The Dickinson Press' newsroom as our "Features Reporter" and become the voice for stories that make our community special.


As a Features Reporter, you'll have the opportunity to connect with the community on a personal level and highlight the aspects of life that bring joy, inspiration and unity to southwest North Dakota. Your beats will encompass a range of topics that capture the essence of our community:

Community News: Cover local events, gatherings and profiles of residents that showcase the unique spirit of our community.

Arts and Culture: Illuminate the talents of local artists, musicians, cultural festivals, theater productions and other artistic endeavors.

Tourism and Events: Promote local attractions, tourism activities, upcoming events and festivals to encourage community participation and exploration.

Lifestyle and Trends: Explore the latest lifestyle trends, local fashion, dining experiences and businesses that shape our community's identity.

Volunteerism and Community Engagement: Shed light on individuals and organizations that are making a positive impact through community service and engagement.



  • Exceptional storytelling abilities that resonate with readers and evoke emotions.
  • Creativity and a passion for seeking out compelling human interest stories.
  • Strong communication skills to connect with a diverse range of community members.
  • Curiosity and an ability to uncover hidden gems that showcase the heart of the community.
  • Proficiency at the use of social media for sourcing stories.

Application Instructions:

If you're ready to contribute to the heartwarming narratives that define our community, we invite you to apply for the role of Features Reporter. Please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and samples of your writing that demonstrate your storytelling prowess to



Join us in celebrating the fabric of our community through engaging and inspiring storytelling!


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