Date Posted November 17, 2023
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Not Specified


APG Wisconsin is seeking a full-time General Assignment Reporter for the Ashland Daily Press. 

Job Summary

Candidates must have strong writing, research and people skills. The position requires ability to take photographs for assigned territory, its online editions and also to share content with the company's other publications.

Duties include assigned beat work of newsworthy items. Enterprise and feature stories encouraged to round out each week's production with accompanying photographs.

Specialty area of interests encouraged.

Proficiency with the Internet and social media required.

This is a full-time position, with weeknight and weekend assignments part of the job.

Job Functions

The successful candidate must be flexible, attentive to details, diplomatic, able to take direction, and able to multitask. This position will work with different personality types and across a number of publications.

Candidates for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and client orientation and exhibit an ability to work effectively with internal and external contacts as a team member as well as a team leader.


Essential Functions

• Ability to write and to provide clean copy, to take photos and video, strong organizational skills

• Must be able to accept instruction and editing suggestions from editors

• Must be able to work cooperatively with the public

• Perform job duties and conduct self in accordance with company core values

• Initiate and nurture effective, professional relationships with internal and external contacts

• Responsibility to write headlines

Minimum Requirements

Prior reporting/editing experience preferred.

Demonstrated ability to multitask.

Must have own transportation.

Technology Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is helpful. Ability to use Facebook and Twitter and other social media preferred.


Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to Therese Zadnik-Klecker, HR Manager -

Benefits include: competitive medical, dental and vision insurance; company paid disability and term life insurance; a generous PTO policy with PTO accrual beginning on the first day of employment; company paid holidays; and a 401(k) plan with discretionary matching. In addition, APG associates have access to discounts on a wide variety of products, services, flights, rental vehicles and more.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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