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General Assignment Reporter

Company: M. Roberts Media, LLC
Location: Longview
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Longview News-Journal, a member of the M. Roberts Media family of newspapers, is seeking a General Assignment Reporter. Our General Assignment Reporter knows how to develop a beat and sources within that beat. They are curious to a fault and dig until they get to the root of an issue. As a General Assignment Reporter you will be responsible for coverage of a variety of topics in Gregg County and the surrounding area. This reporter will be a part of a combined East Texas newsroom, which features reporters based in Longview and Tyler, and collaboration with that team will be essential. We will expect you to be proficient in the coverage of breaking news and the creation of enterprise content.So, what do you get? A close-knit, collegial newsroom with editors ready and willing to mentor you to do your best work. We'll help you develop your social media and mobile reporting skills (photography, video, Facebook Live). You'll learn how to use analytics as a tool to help inform coverage. Duties and Responsibilities - Report on news in Gregg County and its surrounding areas. - Assist the Longview-Tyler combined newsroom, as necessary. - Perform the role of a visual journalist, as called upon, providing visuals and video to go with your stories. - Work with your editor to understand analytics and what content we should be covering.We Offer: - An excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans. - Long and short-term disability and life insurance at no cost. - 401(k) retirement plan. - A generous Paid Time Off plan..

Essential Qualifications include: - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Strong computer skills. - A good driving record and auto insuranceEducation and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field.
  • 1 year of experience, though recent college graduates will be considered.If you are ready to join the region's leading news source, submit your resume today! PI175028814

Keywords: M. Roberts Media, LLC, Longview , General Assignment Reporter, Advertising , Longview, Texas

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