• REPORTER The Princeton Times i...

REPORTER The Princeton Times is currently seeking applicants for a full-time reporting position in the Princeton and greater Mercer County area. Qualified applicants must be comfortable interviewing people in a wide range of different circumstances; be able to meet regular deadlines; assist in proofreading copy from a variety of sources; seek out and investigate stories via contacts, press releases and other media; attend media conferences and ask broad-ranging questions; attend a wide range of events and collect essential information for resulting stories; react to breaking news efficiently; creatively find ways to produce advance stories to promote local events; and photograph events while covering the news angle of a story. Job requirements include a bachelor's degree in journalism, writing, communications or related field and dependable transportation. A technical background in InDesign, Photoshop and/or NewsEdit Pro, along with up to five years of experience in writing or editorial experience are preferred. This position does require some work in the evenings and weekends but involves primarily daytime scheduling. A competitive benefits package is offered with the position. To apply, send resume and writing samples to: Princeton Times Reporter Position Attn.: Tammie Toler, P.O. Box 1199, Princeton, WV 24740. Or e-mail items to: ttoler@ptonline.net using Princeton Times Reporter Position in the subject line of the e-mail.
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PostedJune 17, 2017