Reporter / Social Media Coordinator

Owensboro Times

Owensboro, Kentucky

Date Posted January 24, 2023
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://owensborotimes.com

Description:

Job Title: Reporter/Social Media Coordinator

Company: Owensboro Times

Location: Owensboro, KY

 

Job Description:

Owensboro Times is seeking a skilled and passionate reporter/social media manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a background in journalism and a strong understanding of social media platforms and strategies. This is not a remote position.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and report on local news stories
  • Find and highlight community feature stories
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community sources
  • Write and edit articles, photos, and videos for publication
  • Utilize social media to promote and engage with readers
  • Manage and grow our company's current social media presence, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts
  • Generate and execute social media campaigns to increase engagement and readership

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working in a newsroom or as in marketing
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience with social media platforms and strategies
  • Strong understanding of AP style
  • Experience with photography and videography a plus
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

To apply, email a resume to Managing Editor Ryan Richardson at ryan.richardson@owensborotimes.com.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.