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Title

Reporter 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location RiverTown Multimedia  
City, State Red Wing, Minnesota  
Close Date 3/27/2020  
Description

RiverTown Multimedia -- four newspapers and a single, robust website -- covers communities in the beautiful bluff region of the Hiawatha Valley. Just east of the Twin Cities, we call Wisconsin and Minnesota home. Trails and woods, the best sailing on the Mississippi River, live arts venues and a hometown feel. That's RiverTown. We are a committed, collaborative team. Come join us!

We are seeking a reporter to join our team in the Newsroom. This role is responsible for collecting ideas, gathering facts, analyzing and reviewing data and ideas in order to produce content on multiple platforms. This position may be assigned to one or more departments within the newsroom. Shifts may require working late morning to evenings (ex. 10:00am - 8:00pm), as assigned by Editorial staff. Additional responsibilities include developing your own ideas into relevant news content, gathering and verifying information for stories through interviews, observations, and research. As our news content is published on multiple platforms, this role will need to collaborate with the newsroom's visual and design teams to ensure stories are presented to our readers in the best way possible, which may include incorporating multimedia aspects such as video, audio, and photography into stories.

A bachelor's degree in journalism, mass communication or a related field is preferred, along with professional writing experience. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen, interview, and take accurate notes, along with strong organizational and communication skills are a must. In this role, you will be responsible for handling sensitive and emotional situations and must be able to maintain confidentiality, balance demands and set priorities for multiple tasks at the same time, to uphold the integrity of Rivertown Multimedia. You must possess a valid driver's license with a record that insurable by the company.

If you are excited to join our team and find out what Rivertown Multimedia has to offer, click the link below to apply!

     
    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, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 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 not accepting applications.

    To search for an open position, please go to http://ForumCommunications.appone.com



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