The Lakes Area Review in West Central Minnesota has an immediate opening for a full-time reporter. This position will focus primarily on sports and education, but will also include general news assignments. The position will entail all facets of weekly newspaper production to include reporting, photography, copy editing and page layout. Candidate must be passionate about writing and be able to connect with readers; must be a self-starter with good organizational skills. Attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines a must. Bachelors degree in journalism or related field or equivalent industry experience preferred, but not required. Hours are variable, with evening and weekend work. Experience in QuarkXpress preferred. We offer a competitive salary with benefits.
Submit a cover letter, resume and 3-5 clippings or writing samples to Kim Hawkenson, PO Box 838, New London MN 56273 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.