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Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location West Central Tribune  
City, State Wilmar, Minnesota  
Close Date 11/30/2019  

The West Central Tribune is hiring a full-time Reporter to produce in-depth reports for public safety, crime, police reports, and other regional stories as needed. This position will focus on various storytelling formats, including digital and print.


  • Produce engaging content for a targeted audience that may be used in both digital and print production.
  • Focus on people-driven narratives in reviewing public safety and regional stories and issues in order to weave in context and research to resonate with and reflect our readers.
  • Incorporate multimedia aspects such as video, audio, and photography in all stories.
  • Brainstorm digital storytelling formats and execute the technological components required.
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to move from one story to the next, tweak the website, and work with digital analytics tools.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education in journalism. Experience in a professional newsroom is preferred. Exceptional recent graduates will be considered.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and people skills are essential.
  • Flexibility is required.
  • Ability to write accurate, clean, crisp stories on deadline, handle sensitive and emotional situations, balance competing demands, set priorities and juggle several stories at once.
  • Photography and video skills a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Work hours include occasional nights, weekends and holidays.
About the Organization At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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