Alexandria Times: Reporter
Reporter wanted for Alexandria Times
Award-winning weekly newspaper seeks talented writer as reporter. Candidate must have experience writing for a newspaper or on-line news organization, be self-motivated but also a team player and be organized. Reporter must be able to generate stories on his or her own as well as take assignments from the Editor and Managing Editor. Degree in journalism or communications preferred. Reporter will need their own motorized transportation.
Duties include writing two to three moderately long articles per week, as well as numerous briefs. The reporter will also take photos of subjects and events he or she covers. The reporter helps with copy editing on production day and with posting pieces on the web page and on social media.
The Alexandria Times is a true investigative newspaper and our reporter will also work on longer-term pieces. Topics covered in the reporter’s portfolio will include news – city government, local schools, crime – features about local residents and sports writing.
Please provide resume and writing samples. Starting salary is low 30s, depending on experience.