Life Reporter/Page Designer

Life Reporter/Page Designer

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Position Title: Life Reporter/Page Designer

Department: News

Scheduled Hours: Full Time Hours

Supervisor: Luke Hagen, Managing Editor

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Receive assignments and develop own ideas into lively and creative, well-written features stories.
  • Gather, verify and provide information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.
  • Organize materials, determine focus and write stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Build a rapport with real people and sources to develop story ideas.
  • Spot trends and write about them in a meaningful way to produce timely stories.
  • Paginate at least two pages daily and be able to fill in for the full-time paginator when necessary.

 

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • College degree or experience with a daily newspaper required.
  • Must be a self-starter who’s highly organized and has excellent communication skills.
  • Experience/knowledge of pagination programs such as InDesign.
  • Must possess a reliable vehicle covered with acceptable insurance.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:        8/ 22 /14

SUBMIT RESUME AND EXAMPLES OF WORK TO:    

Luke Hagen, Managing Editor

The Daily Republic

P.O. Box 1288

Mitchell, SD 57301

OR Email: lhagen@mitchellrepublic.com