Public Safety Reporter - Willmar

Public Safety Reporter – Willmar

 The West Central Tribune is seeking a talented journalist to cover our local and regional public safety beat and report in print, digital and video forms. This journalist will report on breaking news, crime, courts and safety, while working with local and regional public safety departments, courts, crime victims and witnesses. This position requires a self-starter and organized journalist. We are seeking a reporter with some experience, while newer journalists with a strong work ethic and great clips will be considered.

West Central Tribune Media is based in Willmar, Minn., the heart of west central Minnesota where our state’s lakes begin. Our newspaper reaches more than 13,000 subscribers and our web site, the most popular news website in the region, averages 1.3 million page views per month. We have an experienced newsroom, with staff alumni advancing to opportunities within our upper Midwest company and elsewhere.

Our company is part of Forum Communications Co. (forumcomm.com), a family-owned company that is financially stable with multiple printbroadcast and digital platforms across the upper Midwest. Our company is striving to strengthen its culture and be one of the best places to work in our communities. We offer competitive pay and full benefits, including 401k, medical, dental, vision, disability and more.

Qualified applicants should apply ASAP to: Editor Kelly Boldan at editor@wctrib.com. Please submit your letter of application, resume and appropriate PDF samples and/or portfolio links of your top reporting and writing.