Data Projects and Bristol, Tennessee Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Bristol, VA
  • Posted 11/15/2020

Opportunity Description

Bristol Herald Courier is seeking a Data Project/City of Bristol Tennessee Reporter

JOB SUMMARY: Write compelling,timely and well-sourced stories that accurately reflect the nature of the community or beat the reporter covers. This should be a combination of daily stories and projects undertaken in conjunction with a supervisor.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Write compelling, timely and well sourced stories that accurately reflect the nature of the community or beat they cover. This should be a combination of daily stories and projects undertaken in conjunction with a supervisor. Ensure that photo and graphics assignments are filed early in the information gathering process and that presentation elements are considered for each story. Sharing stories with convergence partners and writing breaking news for websites. Take part in continuing education programs sponsored by the newspaper or approved external educational/professional institutions. Undertake any project or story as assigned by their supervisor. 

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS: None

DIRECT REPORTS: None

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must be able to makedeadline decisions under pressure. Must be able to prioritize stories into lists and undertake the most important. Must exhibit excellent news judgment and be able to determine the best sources for each story. Must be able to budget time in an efficient manner. Must be able to collaborate with multimedia partners.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or equivalent experience is required. One- two years experience a smaller newspaper is preferred. Internships at larger papers and strong college newspaper experience highly regarded.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0-24% 25-49% 50-74% 75-100%
Seeing:

Must be able to read and analyze instruments.

100
Hearing:

Must be able to follow and understand verbal instructions.

100
Standing/Walking:

Be able to walk frequently throughout the day.

100
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling:

Must be able to operate various tools.

 

 

100
Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling:

Must have sufficient physical flexibility for maintenance tasks.

50

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS for Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling:  None

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

PAY TYPE: Hourly

Lee BHM Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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Bristol Herald Courier

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