News Reporter-Springfield

MassLive, Springfield, Massachusetts

Date PostedJune 11, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttps://www.masslive.com
Description:

MassLive seeks an experienced news reporter in its Springfield office with a proven track record of identifying, reporting and writing top-notch investigative pieces that have an impact and promote engagement. The ideal candidate actively proposes story ideas; develops sources, enjoys engaging with readers, and has a strong social media presence. The Reporter should also be comfortable producing digital packages, including both photography and video.

The Reporter is critical to our organizational success and is charged with covering news for one of the state's largest websites. This is a fast-paced beat in a dynamic, engaged community.

The right candidate understands the importance of breaking news quickly and accurately, is versatile, and can add depth and a human perspective to news stories of statewide importance. Candidates should also be able to balance day-to-day news coverage with longer-term enterprise projects.

We are paving the way for the future of digital news, yet we remain grounded in the ethics of solid journalism.

MassLive.com is the number one news and information web site for Western Massachusetts and provides an essential 24/7 news, information and social interaction network. As an organization we aim to inform, engage and entertain, as well as promote active participation in the exchange of news and ideas because knowledge improves people's lives. We embrace new ideas and innovation

MassLive.com is a part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 24 cities, reaching 50+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Fearlessness, and Customer Focus. For more information about Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com.

Advance Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

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