Virginia Media Group, inclusive of The Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press, The Virginia Gazette, The Coast, Style Weekly and other publications, reach more than 750,000 local readers every week, making us the region’s most widely trusted source of news and information. As we continue building our exciting digital future, it’s our mission to serve our community by delivering the truth every day, engaging our readers and driving results for our advertisers.
Develop, report, analyze and create original news and feature stories in text and other forms, including, when appropriate, video, audio, podcasts, Facebook Live events, simple graphics, etc. Besides having strong writing and reporting skills, reporters should be or become fluent in: basics of making photos and videos and making them available for publication on the site; aggregating content or writing quick briefs, when necessary; assessing audience through basic metrics; and publishing on other platforms such as social media. Reporters must possess initiative, creativity, good news judgment, attention to detail, self-direction, the ability to multitask and meet deadlines, the ability and desire to work with a team, a strong command of the English language and a commitment to accuracy. They should have a basic understanding of digital trends, social media and audience metrics.
Basic foundation skills: