Date Posted February 08, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time

Description:

The Nome Nugget seeks general assignment reporter

The Nome Nugget, a weekly community newspaper covering Nome and the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region in Northwestern Alaska, seeks a general assignment reporter. The Nome Nugget is Alaska’s oldest newspaper and is the major source of information for the region.  

This is a full-time position and the reporter is expected to cover city government, tribal issues, resource management issues, civic and sports events, climate change and environmental topics in a vast and isolated area that can only be reached by airplane, snowmachine or dog sled.

The successful candidate adheres to impeccable journalism ethics, is committed to work and interact in a diverse environment of Alaska Native cultures and is committed to ethical and in-depth news gathering.

We are an independent, family-run newspaper with many awards to our name. Life in Nome, on the edge of the Bering Sea, offers adventure all year around. The reporter will have the opportunity for a wide range of topics, from city business to globally important stories on climate change, shipping and international affairs.

The ideal candidate will have:

1-3 years of journalism experience and/or a bachelor's degree
Ability to produce news stories and photographs on deadline, for print and digital media.
The ability to work effectively in a team
A commitment to listening to and engaging diverse audiences
A sense of adventure and a desire to have fun and enjoy life while working in a noble profession that is vital to our community

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter describing why they would be a fit for this position. Applications should be submitted to assistant publisher Diana Haecker at diana@nomenugget.com. Or send a letter to The Nome Nugget, PO Box 610, Nome, Alaska 99762. For inquiries, call (907) 443-5235.

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