Lead reporter

City: Center, Texas
Newspaper: The Center Light and Champion
Salary: $25,000-$30,000
Job Description: Are you passionate about good community journalism? If so, we’d like to talk to you. The Center Light and Champion is looking to hire a strong, lead reporter for our news department.
The right candidate must be able to handle breaking news, produce daily content and adhere to deadlines. We’re looking for a strong storyteller to produce well-written articles and attention grabbing photographs.
Experience is required. The right candidate will have AP style knowledge, photography and editing skills and be comfortable using social media.
The Center Light and Champion is a semi-weekly newspaper located in Center, located in the East Texas Pineywoods. Center is the county seat of Shelby County.
We’re looking for someone who will immerse themselves in the community and tell the stories that make Center and Shelby County what it is.
Evening and weekend work is required. Must be reliable, hard working and a team player. Reliable transportation is a must.
We offer a competitive starting salary. Benefits include health insurance, vacation and sick/personal leave, and the chance for advancement. Please feel free to visit www.lightandchampion.com or visit the newspaper’s Facebook fan page to read up on what's been happening in your new hometown.
Contact: Please send your cover letter, resume and writing samples to Ashley@granitepub.com.