News - Suburban Reporter

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Tribune Company
Memphis, TN
Closed
Posted 56 Days ago
Tribune Company
Memphis, TN
job - , paid
Posted 56 Days ago
Closed

Description

News - Suburban Reporter Memphis, TN, USA Req #8578 Friday, June 21, 2019 Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com . The Commercial Appeal , part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a reporter to cover the growing Memphis suburbs of Collierville, Lakeland and Arlington. This reporter would also do some spot breaking news and would be expected to do enterprise stories from the suburbs as well as contribute to breaking news projects. This reporter should have the dexterity to both cover the news and handle social media promotion about the work. It is as important to visit Starbucks and the Friday Night football game as it is to attend town meetings or zoning boards. We expect reporters to mine their beats for trend and enterprise stories and to look for ways to write about interesting people in the suburbs. Strong analytical skills are helpful. Data reporting skills are also a plus. It is a requirement that the reporter be curious about how life in the suburbs is lived and bring those stories to readers on our website and in print weekly. The job will also involve working a weekend day. If you want to come to a fast-moving, interesting news town and join a dynamic Commercial Appeal newsroom within The USA TODAY NETWORK, this could be the right opportunity for you. Requirements Preferred: Experience writing for an online/digital news website, newspaper or magazine Excellent communication and time management skills; ability to deliver on deadline Ability to write accurately and ethically with style and detail Good understanding of audience and community-building on social media sites and/or blogs Degree in journalism or similar area of study is preferred Application Instructions: When applying, please include a single document with as much of the following as possible: a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, your updated resume, and portfolio/clips/links to a few samples of your work. Its important that these items be assembled into a single document, preferably in PDF format. The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration. We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount programs and domestic partner benefits. Our 401(k) is top-notch and the contributions you make up to the first 5% are eligible for a 100% company match. #Content Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. Other details Job Family News Job Function Consumer Pay Type Hourly Share this job:

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journalism, social media, blogging, writing, magazine management, web content, breaking news, advertising, digital marketing, stories, communication, time management, sales, organization, political science

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