Seeking reporter who does it all

Beverly Hills Weekly, Beverly Hills, California

Date PostedJuly 06, 2016
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.bhweekly.com
Description:

Beverly Hills Weekly is seeking a reporter who can cover it all from education to city council and beyond. Beverly Hills Weekly is a community paper founded in 1999 with a circulation of 15,000, which includes a readership of some of the most influential people in Southern California. We do not cover entertainment news. Strong interest in local politics/government is preferred. 

Perfect position for a recent college graduate. This is not the position for a journalist with more than five years paid experience. Applicants must not be enrolled in school.

Applicant must:

  • be available to attend Tuesday evening city council and school board meetings; Wednesday evenings for production
  • be able to work under tight deadlines
  • stong writer, proficient with AP style
  • hold a B.A./B.S. degree
  • not applying for graduate school, studying for the LSAT/GRE, or other distractions.  This is a full-time job.  

College newspaper writing experience OK. 

We are looking for an ambitious, confident reporter who is willing to dig deep for stories and isn't afraid to ask hard questions. Someone willing to immerse themselves in the community and cover the issues important to residents.

Salary is negotiable. Los Angeles County residents only. Must live within 45 minutes driving distance of Beverly Hills. E-mail resume, two clips, and headshot photo to editor@bhweekly.com. Absolutely NO PHONE CALLS. NO OUT OF STATE RESUMES.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO START RIGHT AWAY.  


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