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  • Staff Writer

    Job Locations US-CA-Eureka
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1478
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Job_Logo_Eureka Times Standard

    Overview

    The Times-Standard is located in Northern California in the coastal town of Eureka.  Enjoy the cool weather year round, the ocean breezes and all of the outdoor activies available in this community.#NorCal

    Responsibilities

    Provide community news coverage for the Times-Standard on a daily basis, including social media posts, breaking news stories for the web page, photos and videos.

     

    Pick up 2-3 daily stories as needed.

    Some feature writing is required.  Reporters should be producing advance stories for the weekend and for digital-only days as well as daily content.

    Some editing and proofreading of breaking news copy.

    Create social media posts and headlines.

    Will be scheduled to work some weekends and night shifts for reporters.

    Qualifications

    Advance planning, daily organizing, writing and editing skills a must.  Word processing and computer skills required, interviewing skills essential.  Good phone manners, excellent communication skills.  Able to handle daily deadlines and work as a team player.  Must have excellecent spelling and grammar skills, as well as appropriate news style writing.  Photo, video and social media skills also desired.

     

    College degree preferred.  Minimum of 2 years professional newspaper experience also preferred.  Must have a valid California Drivers license with a clean DMV report.

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