Digital Reporter

Hearst Midwest Newspapers

Midland, Michigan

Date Posted June 09, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $30,000 to $35,000
Website http://www.hearst.com

Description:

Hearst Community Newspaper group is a division of Hearst Newspapers and Hearst Communications. We are vital news and information sources for communities in the Midwest and Texas and work to provide information, news and marketing solutions to subscribers and local businesses in the towns we serve. We accomplish this goal by being an integral part of our local communities while tapping into the world-wide resources offered by Hearst Communications

A digital reporter demands initiative, accuracy, urgency and insight. It also demands strong news judgement and the ability to find and identify stories and trends that are immediate, important and influential across a variety of small community markets. Quick writing and reporting skills are crucial. This person can juggle a high volume of stories across multiple markets daily, all while staying focused on the digital details of story production: Headlines, SEO, multi-media assets and other points of optimization.

The person who fills this position needs to be able to self-assign and re-prioritize in real time. Additionally, this person needs to feel comfortable with being edited by peers – and to contribute to peer editing.

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News writing experience and familiarity with AP style required

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