Staff Writer -- breaking news

Hartford Courant

Hartford, Connecticut

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Date Posted September 28, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty General Assignment
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://courant.com

Description:

The Hartford Courant is seeking an aggressive and curious reporter to join our breaking news team working afternoons and evenings. We are looking for a digitally-savvy journalist who can move quickly and independently to turn stories on everything from crime to community news to tropical storms to just about anything that breaks in the evening. Accuracy and clean writing on tight deadlines are essential. The successful candidate must be a self-starter with a college degree and some journalism experience. We are looking for applicants who have solid news judgment, strong social media skills and an ability track down sources on short notice. The ability to juggle multiple stories, produce a variety of content both quickly and accurately and change gears based on a variety of factors, including audience demand, is essential.  This is a 2nd shift position, from 2 pm – 10 pm.  The position is remote but must be local to Hartford, CT. For more information contact Rick Green at rbgreen@courant.com.

Please apply here: https://careers-tribpub.icims.com/jobs/4521/journalist/job