Seeking Local News Reporter

Fauquier Times, Warrenton, Virginia

Date PostedApril 01, 2016
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.fauquier.com
Description:

Local News Reporter

Fauquier County-based weekly newspaper with daily online website has an immediate opening for a full-time reporter. The ideal candidate is someone with at least two years newsroom experience.

Position requires the production of at least six stories per week with some weekend and evening assignments. Candidates should have strong news writing skills, thorough knowledge of AP Style and the ability to originate and investigate unique news and feature stories. Familiarity with social media and video production preferred. 

Preference given to candidates currently living in Fauquier County or willing to relocate. 

There will be a writing test for this position.

We offer:

- Comprehensive benefits package including health and dental coverage

- 401K Plan

- Short-term and long-term disability plan (company sponsored)

- Life insurance (company sponsored)

To be considered for this position, email cover letter , resume and three writing clips to scampbell@virginianewsgroup.com.

Clips should demonstrate ability to write hard news and produce feature work.

Mailed submissions may be sent to:

39 Culpeper Street

Warrenton, VA 20186

Attn: Steve Campbell, Executive Editor

No phone calls please.


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

Job ads copyrighted by JournalismJobs.com -- © 1998-2016