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Company: M. Roberts Media, LLC
Location: Longview
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description: The Texas award-winning Longview News-Journal is hiring. Are you an energetic reporter looking for a family-owned company where you can produce meaningful work in the digital and print arenas? Are you able to report on a community while building great contacts? The Longview News-Journal, a member of the M. Roberts Media family of newspapers, is seeking a reporter to cover Gregg County and the surrounding area. Our reporters know how to develop sources and create compelling content. They are curious to a fault and dig until they get to the root of an issue. In this position you will be responsible for coverage of a variety of topics. You'll have the chance to produce content across a wide range of platforms to grow our readership. Our reporters are a part of a combined East Texas newsroom, which features reporters based in Tyler and Longview, and collaboration with that team will be essential. So, what do you get? If you have the talent and drive, we'll tailor your assignments to meet you interest. You'll work with 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. Responsibilities:--- Utilize a full range of digital tools including web, mobile, tablet, and print to develop, produce, and publish stories.--- Learn and master the latest technologies to assist in newsgathering and storytelling.--- Report on news in Smith County and its surrounding areas.--- Collaborate with a news team for outstanding results.--- Effectively cover breaking news and create enterprise content.--- Assist the Tyler-Longview combined newsroom, as necessary.--- Perform the role of a visual journalist, as needed, 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.--- Short- and Long-term disability and life insurance at no cost.--- 401(k) retirement plan.--- A generous Paid Time Off plan. Requirements: Qualifications:--- Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field.--- 1 year of experience preferred, though recent college graduates and applicants with related skills will be considered.--- Strong writing, storytelling, and story structure skills--- Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.--- Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.--- Beats production deadlines.--- Experiments with new digital tools and platforms. If you are ready to join an award winning newsroom in a dynamic reporting position, apply today!PI206628654

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

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