General Assignment Reporter
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The Livingston Daily, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking an enterprising reporter to cover a variety of issues and topics in this southeast Michigan community. This reporter must be highly motivated and able to join a fast-paced team focused on telling compelling stories that resonate with audiences. Some experience is preferred, but entry-level candidates with internship experience will be considered.
Here’s what you need:
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent
- Experience at a daily news organization preferred
- Ability to write clear, compelling articles and to enhance your work with video and other digital storytelling tools as appropriate.
- Understanding of social media and how to engage audience on digital platforms.
- Ability to multi-task and excel under deadline pressure, using time efficiently in a 24-hour newsroom.
- Skill at collaborating in a cross-functional environment and adapting in a rapidly changing industry.
*This job includes some evening and weekend work.
The Livingston Daily is based in Brighton, Michigan, and covers the towns of Brighton, Howell, Pinckney, Hartland and Fowlerville in addition to the townships that make up Livingston County. It’s is a mix of rural and urban, midway between Lansing and Detroit and less than 30 minutes from Ann Arbor.
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. It’s important that these items be combined 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.
- Job Family Frontline Journalists
- Job Function Consumer
- Pay Type Hourly
- Brighton, MI 48116, USA
- Michigan, USA