The Marshall News Messenger in Marshall, TX, is seeking an experienced Reporter who is passionate about community journalism. With a “digital first, print best” attitude, this position will cover news and features through print, digital and photographs.
Candidates will have:
- Strong writing and interviewing skills
- The ability to generate story ideas independently and collaborate with online and print staff on news and enterprise
- Basic photography skills
- Ability to cover and advance news using social media tools
- Proven ability to meet deadlines
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, curious and dedicated to fair and accurate reporting. We need reporters who are comfortable interacting with all types of people – from sources to readers – and who can skillfully relay both the hard news and the human interest story.
This position may also take on some News Editor responsibilities so copy editing, headline writing, pagination and wire editor experience are a definite plus.
Minimum two years of newsroom experience is preferred. Candidates must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance and must be able to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.
We offer competitive salary, great benefits, and a generous time off package.
To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, clips or links to published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the job requirements.