General Assignment Reporter
Company: M. Roberts Media, LLC
Posted on: June 22, 2022
The Panola Watchman, Panola Counties leading newspaper and news
source is seeking as full-time General Assignment Reporter. As the
General Assignment Reporter you will provide coverage of stories
across Panola County and the surrounding area. You will be a part
of a combined East Texas newsroom, which features reporters based
in Panola, Marshall, and Kilgore. Collaboration with this team will
be a vital part of your job. Qualified candidates must be
proficient in the coverage of breaking news and the creation of
enterprise content. The General Assignment Reporter typically works
on a Monday through Friday schedule, although some night and
weekend work is required depending on story assignments. We Offer:
- An excellent benefits package including health, dental, and
vision plans. - Long-term and short-term disability and life
insurance at no cost. - 401(k) retirement plan. - A generous Paid
Time Off plan.
- Reports on various types of news in Panola County and its
surrounding areas including city and county governments, schools,
spot news, and features.
- Assist the Panola County, Marshall and Kilgore combined
newsroom, as necessary.
- Perform the role of a visual journalist, as called upon,
providing photography and video to go with your stories.
- Support the copy editing and page design of the newspaper as
- Work with your editor to understand analytics and what content
we should be covering.
- Familiar with AP style guide.Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field.
- 1 year of experience, though recent college graduates will be
considered.Essential Qualifications: - Excellent verbal and written
communication skills. - Strong computer skills. - Acceptable
driving record and the ability to drive where needed.Language
Skills: - Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently;
Spanish-language proficiency would be a plus.We encourage qualified
applicants to apply today!PI179120256
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