Reporter

Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/18/2020 12:52 PM)
Requisition ID
3984
Category
Editorial - Reporters
Position Type
Employee Full-Time

Overview

The Daily Press/ Virginian Pilot is looking for a reporter to fill an opening for a general assignment beat. This reporter would be working in a fast-paced newsroom, breaking news online while juggling enterprise and long-term investigations. Candidates should be skilled reporters able to identify and craft good stories and to write accurately under deadline pressure. We’re also looking for a reporter interested in finding new ways to tell stories to a digital audience, and candidates must be adept at using social media. Daily newspaper reporting experience is required.

 

Tribune Publishing is committed to hiring people with diverse backgrounds, voices and visions. Be yourself. Bring yourself. We hold ourselves accountable for fostering inclusion and opportunity across race, gender, age, creed, identity and experience. Join us.

Responsibilities

  • Pitch (or be assigned) and report stories that will appear online and in print.
  • Use a variety of media -- text, still photo, video, etc. -- to best effect in storytelling
  • Use social media to promote content and spark community discussion.
  • Use news awareness and audience metrics/analytics to refine coverage.
  • Ensure that content is optimized for search engines and social media sharing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred.
  • Reporting experience with a daily newspaper.
  • Good working knowledge with various Social Media platforms

Qualifications

  • Experienced with content management systems.
  • Excellent writing, reporting and editing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to remain organized and follow through on assignments timely.

Ability to maintain accuracy in a fast paced environment while managing multiple priorities

 

About Us

 

Tribune Publishing Company (TPCO) is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, Tribune Publishing Company operates local media businesses in eight markets with titles including the Chicago TribuneNew York Daily NewsThe Baltimore SunOrlando Sentinel, South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel, Virginia’s Daily Press and The Virginian-PilotThe Morning Call of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and the Hartford Courant.

 

Tribune Publishing Company also operates Tribune Content Agency (TCA) and the Daily Meal and is majority owner of BestReviews.

 

Our brands are committed to informing, inspiring and engaging local communities. We create and distribute content across our media portfolio, offering integrated marketing, media, and business services to consumers and advertisers, including digital solutions and advertising opportunities.

 

Learn more at tribpub.com

 

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