FULL TIME REPORTER, ASHTABULA AND LAKE COUNTY at Gazette Newspaper Group and Great Lakes Printing Company in Jefferson, OH

Full Time
Experience: Background in English or journalism.
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Job Description

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 swessell@gazettenews.com.

Job Requirements

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.

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