Statewide newspaper seeking breaking news producer

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas

Date PostedFebruary 13, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified

Arkansas' premier statewide newspaper, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is seeking a motivated and energetic digital news producer who possesses cross-platform skills and a passion for breaking news in a competitive environment.

This is an opportunity to practice journalism with a dynamic, profitable family-owned corporation that is one of the great success stories in the news industry.

The producer will edit and post work from staff members and various news wires while working to drive traffic to by curating email newsletters, developing social media posts and determining how and where content is presented.

Strong news judgment and an ability to write engaging headlines are essential. The producer must be able to work with other reporters and editors on staff to develop long-term projects, special sections and online-only elements. Familiarity with HTML, Microsoft Excel and/or Google Docs are preferred.

The candidate should have the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with the public.

This job is based in Little Rock, the state capital and home to a thriving downtown and entertainment district anchored by the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. 

A degree in journalism, or a related field, from an accredited college or university is desired.

To apply, send a note of interest and a resume with references to Senior Online Editor Gavin Lesnick at Please include "Breaking news producer" in the subject line. Email questions or call (501) 399-3664.


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