Best Weekly in Alaska Seeks News and Feature Writer

Chilkat Valley News

Date Posted June 02, 2015
Location Haines, Alaska
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://chilkatvalleynews.com
Description:

           Chilkat Valley News, named by Alaska Press Club as Alaska's Best Weekly Newspaper in 2013 and 2014, is seeking a flexible, full-time reporter to cover public affairs and write feature stories. This job includes writing general features, covering the local school board and some school sports, and writing occasional obituaries. The ideal candidate knows news, appreciates storytelling and can juggle several stories at once. The reporter works alongside the CVN's full-time, government/police reporter to oversee coverage of the community. Newspaper reporting experience is required for this job and Alaska reporting experience is preferred. Editing, layout and photography skills are a plus. Pay is dependent on experience and ability. This job includes the potential to move into management/ownership. To apply, email 3 journalism references, cover letter, resume and clips demonstrating the above-described skills/experience to publisher Tom Morphet at cvn@chilkatvalleynews.com.  


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