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Title

Multimedia Journalist 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location The Bemidji Pioneer  
City, State Bemidji, MN  
Close Date 2/22/2020  
Description

The Bemidji Pioneer is hiring a full-time Multimedia Journalist responsible for producing engaging content for a targeted audience that may be used in both digital and print production.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Will focus on people-driven narratives, weaving in context and research---we want to resonate with and reflect our readers.
  • Incorporates multimedia aspects such as video, audio and photography in all stories.
  • Brainstorms digital storytelling formats and executes the technological components required.
  • Will rely often on data reporting to tell stories and show trends.
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to move from one story to the next, edit our website and work with digital analytics tools.
  • Work closely with editor and assist news staff in composing content for publication on multiple platforms.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education in journalism and experience in a professional newsroom is preferred.
  • Editing, basic journalism and AP style experience preferred.
  • Ability to speak and write clear, clean and concise copy in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to multitask and juggle many different projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of community interaction skills are required.
  • Knowledge of computers and various software programs including Adobe Photoshop and Premiere are preferred.
  • Have a valid driver's license, a driving record that is insurable by the company and a reliable source of transportation.

The Bemidji Pioneer has been the source for local news in Bemidji, MN since 1896. If you want to work in a fun place where culture matters and your opinion counts look no further.

Bemidji is a strong and growing community. As First City on the Mississippi, Bemidji is a regional hub which is a historically charming, progressive and beautiful place. Voted Best MN Town in 2018, Bemidji has a thriving arts and entertainment community, fine dining, shopping, expert medical care, top notch technology, and an array of outdoor activities in the Northwoods including hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and snowmobiling.

 

 
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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