General Assignment Reporter (Part-Time)

Company: Times News, LLC.
Department: Newsroom
Location: Lehighton, Pennsylvania 18235
Job Type: Part Time
Shift: Variable 25hrs per week
Pay Rate: Based on education and experience

An experienced General Assignment Reporter is needed to cover everything from community news to local government, as well as take in-depth looks at trends and features in the local area.
The ideal candidate must be a hard-working, energetic, self-starter with plenty of story ideas ranging from light, fun features to serious pieces about how taxpayer money is spent. Will not consider any story to be too big or too small and be enthusiastic about sharing the news with readers both in print and online.
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  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism or Communications with a concentration in writing
  • Photography Skills
  • Proficiency in social media forums such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess the sincere drive to file right to know requests and investigate below the surface for the real stories, while giving the public a variety of sources in addition to government officials
  • Possess a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work nights and weekends /flexible schedule