Entry Level Community Reporter

Port City Daily

Wilmington, North Carolina

Date Posted March 16, 2023
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Associate's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $15/hour
Website http://www.portcitydaily.com



Entry Level Community Reporter

Are you a curious, go-getting journalist with a passion for community?

Local Daily Media is seeking a multimedia journalist for our local news publication, Port City Daily (PCD).

We are seeking a motivated candidate who is passionate about journalism and especially government reporting. This candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and is able to adapt in the ever-changing world of digital production.


  •  Conduct research and interviews
  •  Write multiple news articles and/or features daily
  •  Build professional relationships within the communities that we serve
  •  Shoot photographs and/or videos to accompany the written word
  •  Provide content for presentation on a variety of digital platforms (WordPress, social media, etc.)
  •  Work independently to meet deadlines and exceed expectations
  •  Maintain regular communication with the editor regarding creative planning and performance
  •  Attend meetings
  •  Other duties as assigned


  •  An associate’s degree or comparable experience
  •  Strong collaborative and communication skills
  •  Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  •  A commitment to digital and multimedia storytelling
  •  An organized self-starter who works well independently
  •  Seek original story ideas and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  •  Meet measurable goals as set forth by editor
  •  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and within flexible hours that may include nights, holidays and weekends

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and 3 pieces of government reporting to: Shea Carver, Managing Editor, Port City Daily at shea@localdailymedia.com

Candidates will be asked to submit a portfolio of work upon request. A writing assignment will also be required after the first interview.

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