Newspaper Reporter

Atchison Globe   Atchison, KS   Full-time     Publishing
Posted on January 24, 2024
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CherryRoad Media is seeking a Newspaper Reporter for:

The Atchison Globe, Kansas  (part or full time)

 

Successful candidates will do work on printed editions each week, as well as daily online content/social media upkeep.

Candidates must be located in the Atchison, Kansas area within a reasonable distance to adequately cover local events.

 

A reporter will gather community news, including local sports, that is relevant and addresses community needs and interest.

 

EXAMPLES OF THE WORK:

 

·  Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, attending events, and researching documents.

·  Write accurate, fair, timely, information-packed and colorful stories. Know and use proper grammar, spelling and newspaper style.

·  Select stories that reflect reader interest, both geographically and demographically, and reflect the diversity of the community.

·  Use multimedia to tell stories through web updates, photography, blogging, etc.

·  Develop community contacts, sources and other knowledge of the community and its interests.

·  Edit, post/update content to the website and handle social media updates/management.

·  Generate story ideas.

·  Collaborate with reporter and editor colleagues in the region to set priorities based on news and opportunities to grow audience.

·  Shoot still photos and videos. Edit video for publication

·  Any other projects or assignments outlined by the editorial supervisor and/or publisher.

 

   REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

·  Communication skills for the ability to gather information and write articles.

·  Ability to work with required technology and computer programs.

·  Writing skills to include proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and journalism guidelines and AP style.

·  Ability to react quickly to new developments and exercise judgement.

·  Ability to manage multiple stories and deadlines.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

·  Degree in Journalism or related field of study preferred, but not required.

·  Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

 

At CherryRoad you can expect a refreshing and personal culture that encourages idea sharing and collaboration. Here your knowledge, abilities and work experience count.

At CherryRoad Media...opportunity becomes achievement.

 

EOE/MFDV


Atchison Globe

308 Commercial Street
Atchison , KS