Features Reporter

The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield, California

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Date Posted August 02, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Arts/Lifestyle
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.bakersfield.com


Features reporters


The Bakersfield Californian has two openings for features reporters. You'll report and write a wide variety of features for the daily newspaper and website and our monthly magazine, Bakersfield Life. This reporter will contribute to our social media presence. Photography and video skills are a plus. Our features reporters may be called upon to cover news stories, too. 


The Bakersfield Californian is an award-winning newspaper, earning first place general excellence from the California News Publishers Association two years in a row. 

We seek reporters who:

• Are good storytellers — and can find good stories. 

• Follow the best practices in journalism, Associated Press style and search engine optimization.

• Can effectively work in a content management system.

Qualifications include: 

• A college degree in journalism, communication or a related field is preferred.

• Previous experience as a reporter is required. 

• A proven track record of handling both daily and enterprise stories. 

• Valid CA drivers license with acceptable DMV record, independent transportation and insurance required

We offer:


• Competitive pay; medical, dental and vision benefits; paid vacation and sick time; and a 401(k) plan. 


Please send a cover letter, resume and work samples. 


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