Local Reporter

Torrance Daily Breeze

El Segundo, California

Date Posted January 11, 2023
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $24.00-$27.00 an hour
Website https://www.dailybreeze.com/

Description:

Summary:

Southern California News Group (SCNG) publishes eleven (11) daily newspapers and associated websites in four counties: The Orange County Register in Orange County; The Los Angeles Daily News, Daily Breeze, Long Beach Press-Telegram, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News and Whittier Daily News in Los Angeles County; the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, The Sun and the Redlands Daily Facts in San Bernardino County; and The Press-Enterprise in Riverside County. We also publish more than 20 community weeklies and four magazines. SCNG's in-depth multi-platform reporting on local news, politics, sports and entertainment reaches 8.1 million adults every week, making it an indispensable source of news and information for Southern California readers. Our mission is to connect communities by providing readers with the area's best local news coverage on any channel or device.

What you will do:

We're seeking a reporter to cover local government news in the cities of Torrance and Carson in the South Bay region of Southern California, for The Daily Breeze. Both cities are fascinating communities that never lack for news. Both cities are grappling with the state's housing crisis and issues of housing density. The quest for social justice and police accountability make high-profile headlines here consistently. Environmental issues are also top of mind here. We're looking for someone who's accustomed to getting news posted swiftly and accurately. Ideal candidates have the ability to help produce and polish strong enterprise and breaking news for online, mobile and print platforms; and can cultivate sources in person and via social media.

What you will bring:

  • Three to four years experience reporting desired but we will consider experienced reporters with demonstrated abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism or related field

  • Strong news judgment

  • Excellent writing and reporting skills, including knowledge of AP style

  • Strong understanding of social media 

  • Basic photo and/or video skills appreciated

As an applicant, all your information will be kept confidential, according to EEO guidelines. SCNG is an equal opportunity employer who supports a diverse workforce. We offer competitive wages and benefit packages that include medical, dental, vision, 401(K) plan and more.

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