The Jamestown Sun is one of North Dakota's top small daily award-winning newspapers in a family-owned corporation that places a high value on strong local coverage and content. We are located in south-central North Dakota. Jamestown, as a larger rural community, provides recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hunting, fishing, camping and water sports. This small community atmosphere provides excellent schools, a private liberal arts college and is within driving distance to several metropolitan areas.
The Jamestown Sun has an immediate opening for a full-time news reporter. We are looking for a self-starter reporter who has a desire to be part of a community newspaper to produce strong news, features and enterprise stories.
This position's main areas of focus include the following:
The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor of Arts in journalism or mass communications or equivalent work experience; be able to write, take photos and shoot video under deadline; have strong knowledge of AP style; have strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; and social media platform experience. Must also possess a reliable vehicle covered with acceptable insurance and have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.
Please include a brief cover letter, five of your most current, relevant writing samples, and resume including references.
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