City Reporter

Sedalia Democrat, Sedalia, Missouri

Date PostedJanuary 18, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Sedalia Democrat is seeking a qualified candidate to join its newsroom.

The Democrat is a 5,800 circulation, five-day, award-winning newspaper in Sedalia, Missouri. It is the only newspaper in Pettis County, serving as the primary news source for West Central Missouri.

It is looking to fill its vacant city reporter position in the newsroom. This person would report to the editor and work with two other news reporters and two sports reporters.

Primary duties include covering law enforcement, city government, business, breaking news, and occasional features. This position also includes taking photos, producing content for special sections, and assisting with social media.

Minimum requirements include a college degree in journalism, communication or a related area of study and/or experience as a journalist covering city government at a news publication. Experience with Microsoft Office, Macintosh and Adobe Photoshop is helpful.

Candidates must be willing to have a flexible schedule, have basic photography skills, attention to detail, ability to meet a nightly deadline, work well in partnership with coworkers and community members, and be able to produce content for both our online and print products.

Send a resume and work samples to Editor Nicole Cooke at

Sedalia is best known as the home of the Missouri State Fair and the birthplace of ragtime music. With a population of 21,000, it is an hour from metropolitan cities Columbia and Kansas City.

Owned by Phillips Media Group, an equal opportunity employer, the Democrat offers salary and benefits in a comfortable working environment.

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