Community Reporter

Basin Reboot / Oil City News LLC

Cody, Wyoming

Date Posted October 13, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty General Assignment
Job Status Full-time
Salary $38-48K Depending on Experience
Website http://oilcity.news

Description:

Basin Reboot (a Cody-based news platform relaunching in 2021) is searching for an experienced reporter or exceptional recent graduate to join our newsroom as Community Reporter.  An exciting new position at at Basin Reboot, our Community Reporter creates content five days a week, proactively working to increase visibility and engagement with community-related news, local sports, breaking news, events and announcements. As Community Reporter, you’ll use your writing, editing and photography skills to deliver timely and accurate information to our readers.  You’ll also facilitate conversation among community members, serving as the voice of the area’s rapidly growing news platform.  The Community Reporter is an active participant within the community and your work will be seen by thousands of people each day.

Essential functions of this role include: working as a member of a small news team to effectively cover community news, ability to create timely and accurate content, managing multiple assignments each day, interviewing community members, covering community events, preparing wire reports, writing short feature stories, writing news summaries and reporting to a managing editor.

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To apply, send your resume and at least three samples of your work to publisher@oilcity.news. No phone calls, please. TELECOMMUTERS NEED NOT APPLY

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