Narrative Writer

Kansas City Star

Kansas City, Missouri

Date Posted July 21, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.kansascity.com

Description:

The Kansas City Star is hiring an in-depth, narrative reporter who uses the tools of literature and investigative reporting to write magazine-style stories that will appear across all our platforms. We’re looking for a journalist who can toggle between the deeply-reported pieces that help set the agenda in Kansas City and quick-turn narratives during big breaking news events. 

Expertise in a particular subject area is not required, but the successful candidate will have a clear understanding of what’s important to local readers, preferably earned by working as a takeout, investigative or beat reporter at a local news outlet. This journalist will bring a multi-platform mindset to each assignment,  delivering must-read stories that help connect our print readers to our dynamic eEdition, apps and website. Experience on a rewrite desk is also a plus.

Education: College degree preferred.

Experience: At least 5 years of reporting experience, preferably on local issues.

Skills needed: