Multimedia News Reporter

Embarcadero Media Group / East Bay

Pleasanton, California

Date Posted May 10, 2022
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.pleasantonweekly.com

Description:

Embarcadero Media's East Bay division -- which includes the Pleasanton Weekly, PleasantonWeekly.com, DanvilleSanRamon.com and LivermoreVine.com -- is seeking an enthusiastic and talented staff news reporter with previous journalism experience working in print and digital news environments. The reporter will cover and edit stories ranging from meetings to breaking news to features for our award-winning print and digital publications.

At least two years of experience in news reporting and one year of meeting coverage is required.

Beyond excellent reporting and writing skills, a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field, previous experience in a newsroom setting, demonstrated news judgment and the ability to prioritize tasks and handle stress of daily deadlines and multiple priorities are required. The ability to deliver clean, vibrant copy while working to very tight deadlines is crucial. Photography skills, social media and copy editing experience are a plus. The candidate must also be able to work the required hours, which include some night assignments and occasional weekend hours.

CURRENT BAY AREA CANDIDATES ONLY; preference given to those with knowledge of the Tri-Valley. Reporters work remotely; however, there will be rare occasions when reporters will need to be in the field.

This is a full-time position that might require some field work. We offer benefits including medical/dental, a 401(k) plan, vacation and holiday pay.

Send a cover letter that details how your experience fits the needs of the position and includes your salary requirement. Also attach your resume and at least three clips/links that demonstrate your journalism and multimedia skills. Email the materials, with "Multimedia Journalist" in the subject line to Gina Channell Wilcox at gchannell@embarcaderomediagroup.com. No calls please. EOE.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.