Eureka Times Standard
|Date Posted||January 24, 2023|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
Are you a curious, tenacious, and creative individual with a passion for uncovering the truth and sharing it with the world? Do you thrive under tight deadlines and love nothing more than chasing down a good story? If so, then we have the perfect job for you! As a reporter for The Times-Standard, you'll have the opportunity to investigate and report on a wide range of topics on local news and city council meetings. No two days will be the same as you hit the streets to uncover the latest developments in your community.
What you will do:
Primary responsibility is producing at least two byline stories per day.
Working cooperatively with our small team or journalists.
What you will bring:
The candidate should have journalism experience, AP style knowledge and the ability to quickly compile accurate reporting on a variety of topics. Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written required, including spelling and grammar skills.
Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline oriented environment.
The candidate should have experience working with various technologies for the position including PC laptops, digital cameras and recording equipment.
Good people skills are necessary for conducting interviews with sources.
Bachelor's degree preferred; experience in a professional journalism newsroom preferred.
Some driving to cover stories is occasionally required as we cover a 4,000-square-mile area.
The hourly wage is $15.50 - $16.50. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, time in role, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, MediaNews Group offers a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition program, and 401K plan (all benefits are based on eligibility).