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  • Salary: Not Specified

    Category: Publishing / Journalism

    Posted on: 07/07/2018

    Type: Any

Reporter

for The McClatchy Company in Bluffton, SC

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Write news, sports or feature stories both assigned by an assigning editor and generated from coverage of a specific beat or coverage area. Duties include but not limited to: * Produce concise and accurate copy that is generally free of grammar, style and spelling errors. * Demonstrate mastery of interviewing techniques, use public record, the Internet and other source material as appropriate. * Ability to delve deeper. * Ability to develop a source. * Follow current events; always looking for a news story. * Collaborate with photo and graphic departments to identify ways to illustrate stories. * Juggle a variety of task with both long and short deadlines. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred. * 3 -5 years experience at a daily newspaper. * College journalism and internship with daily paper preferred. * Valid drivers' license. * Thorough understanding of reporting and news-writing skills. * Ability to find and maintain sources. * Knowledge of business English including vocabulary, spelling, and correct grammatical usage and punctuation. * Ability to use personal computers and other related office equipment. * Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other packaged programs); ability to learn new software. * Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills * Strong customer service orientation and ability to establish strong working relationships with internal and external customers. * Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. * Ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines. * Ability to work independently and to contribute in a team environment. * Flexible and adaptable to changing work priorities. * Must demonstrate regular and reliable attendance. Additional hours, including overtime, may be required depending on workload. * Follows all safety and security policies and procedures in accordance with company policies and local, state, and federal laws. Safety and security are every employee's responsibility. SDL2017

Job Info

  • Salary: Not Specified

    Category: Publishing / Journalism

    Posted on: 07/07/2018

    Type: Any

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