Education Reporter

Gazette-Times / Lee Enterprises, Corvallis, Oregon

Date PostedDecember 04, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://lee.net/careers/opportunities
Description:

The Corvallis Gazette-Times, an award-winning 8,000-circulation daily newspaper in the heart of Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley, seeks a general assignment reporter who will focus on K-12 education. If you love finding news that matters to hometown readers, we'd like to hear from you.

Although the focus of the job is education, G-T reporters cover all sorts of different stories, from breaking news to in-depth stories that examine important issues in the community. We'll consider both experienced and entry-level applicants, as long as you're dedicated to writing news that connects with readers.

As part of our small but ambitious staff, you'll hustle to break news on our web and mobile platforms, while pursuing insightful, high-impact enterprise. You'll need an inquisitive mind, sharp writing skills and an appreciation for life in a small college town. Photo and social media skills would be plus. The typical work week likely will include a weekend shift.

As part of Lee Enterprises, the Gazette-Times offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background/DMV check prior to commencing employment.

Please apply online at http://www.gazettetimes.com/workhere.  For consideration please attach links or examples of previous writing experience.

Qualifications

  • Must have a degree in journalism or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Previous experience on a daily newspaper a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated skill and ability with multimedia platforms.
  • Demonstrated writing and reporting ability to meet deadlines and work within a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.

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