Details for Reporter

Updated

The International Falls Journal, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Reporter to join the team! MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print. We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print. We are transforming the news industry.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Cover news stories in surrounding counties.

  • Versatility is a must, as stories will cover a wide variety of topics, from city and county government to community events.

  • Proficient in taking his/her own photos and producing their own videos and must be able to write, take photos and produce videos on deadline and in a fast paced environment.

  • Along with producing stories that are assigned, the reporter should also be able to pitch their own story ideas on a regular basis.

  • The candidate must be able to research and develop stories to the utmost accuracy.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree (with comparable experience) in journalism or related field.

  • Experience in reporting breaking news, politics, features, or enterprise is preferred.

  • Experience in both photography and video, and a willingness to experiment with new storytelling tools and social media approaches.

  • Strong writing across a variety of story types.

  • A mindset to put the reader first.

  • Some experience in copy editing a bonus.

  • Curiosity is a must.

 
To apply email: rlebar@medianewsgroup.com