General Assignment Reporter (Part-Time)

Company: Times News, LLC.
Department: Newsroom
Location: Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252
Job Type: Part Time
Shift: 25hrs per week, Days vary but typically Sunday-Thursday
Pay Rate: $11-13hr, based on education and experience

A General Assignment Reporter is neededĀ to cover the local Panther Valley and Tamaqua area. The ideal candidate will have a good command of the written word and a natural curiosity for news.
Duties include:

  • Covering local meetings and special events
  • Promoting the news through social media
  • Filing right-to-know requests for information
  • Taking Photos
  • Producing VideosĀ 

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Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field
  • Experience using photography, video and social media forums such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to possess a professional appearance and demeanor at all times
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexible Schedule - ability to work nights and weekends as needed