FULL TIME REPORTER, ASHTABULA AND LAKE COUNTY at Gazette Newspaper Group and Great Lakes Printing Company in Jefferson, OH
Two positions available (one in Ashtabula County and one Lake County). Full-time reporter to cover a variety of news topics, from school board and council meetings to feature stories and other community news.
This is a full time position. Salary plus basic benefit package, including mileage reimbursement.
Please send your resume and samples of your writing for consideration to Stefanie Wessell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking for someone who possesses the following qualifications: The ideal candidate should be able to meet deadlines, attend and cover events and meetings some of which take place in the evening or on the weekend; A background in English or journalism. Experience is preferred; Excellent writing, grammar and spelling skills; The ability to spot a news story that is relevant to our reader’s interests; Self-motivation – The reporter must be able to develop news stories and seek them out, as well as form relationships with news sources in the area and develop stories through these relationships; A work style that is extremely detail oriented; Strong communication skills.