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Reporter

Mohave Valley Daily News
Bullhead City, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

News West Publishing Co., Inc., is seeking a News Reporter for The Mohave Valley Daily News, at its Bullhead City, AZ location.

Pay: $15-$19/hour, DOE

Full-time or Part-time

F/T is eligible for benefits; Vacation, Holidays, Sick, and Benefits Insurance


The position requires a variety of journalism skills from reporting on government affairs and writing compelling features on local issues to covering sports, special events and breaking news. Photography skills, multi-media and social media experience is a plus. The candidate must have strong grammar skills, love for writing and desire to learn the business and develop.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  2. Gathers and verifies factual information regarding story through interview, observation and research.
  3. Organizes material, determines lead or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed AP editorial style and format standards.
  4. Edits or assists in editing, pictures for publication.
  5. Seeks out photography, stories and images to accompany stories.
  6. Shoot and edit short, quick turnaround projects as well as long-form complex stories.
  7. Participates in print, online and social media products maintained by the company.
  8. Subscribe to and implement company’s “reader friendly” news philosophy.
  9. Reads copy to detect errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax.
  10. Selects and crops photographs and illustrative materials to conform to space and subject matter.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Administrative capabilities; time management, prioritization, organization
  • Must have basic office knowledge of; computer, copy machine, scanner/fax, camera, recording equipment, dictation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Verbal communication, strong interpersonal skills, enhanced writing & editing skills, patience, ability to listen, investigation, researcher, communicate professionally with community


Full-time employees

  • Medical and Prescription Drugs: Cigna & Kaiser
  • Dental: Cigna Dental PPO/DHMO
  • Vision: Cigna PPO
  • Life Insurance: Mutual of Omaha (employer- and employee-paid options available)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability: Mutual of Omaha
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick pay

Part-time employees

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Sick pay

**Note: All applicants who receive a written job offer will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug screen.

Send cover letter, resumé and a minimum of four clips (links to clips preferred) showing writing and reporting diversity. Please include references.

Brehm Communications, Inc., and its divisions and subsidiaries, promotes Equal Opportunity Employment in the hiring of qualified candidates and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, religion, gender or age.

Brehm Communications, Inc. (BCI), is a privately-held newspaper and multi-media company established in 1919. We are publishers to more than 40 daily, weekly, semi-weekly newspapers, shoppers and niche publications located in the states of California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada.

Mohave Valley Daily News

Address

Bullhead City, AZ
86442 USA

Industry

Arts and Entertainment

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