Newspaper: Guymon Daily Herald
Job Description: Do you have the creativity and self-discipline to develop story ideas daily from various city, civic, school, and committee meetings, community calendars, and maybe even a flyer in a store? Can you take a news release and find the real story in it, and go to the phone for quotes? At the Guymon Daily Herald, a six day daily newspaper, our motto is "Local, Local, Local." Community journalism is the heart of our business, and there's plenty to cover. We are focused on hard news, with local features and columns to supplement our pages. Great photography is also a big part of our newspaper's success. If you have experience in these areas, or a willingness to learn, and a desire to be part of a team, we want to hear from you. Experience with page layout and design is a bonus, must be willing to learn. The ideal candidate will be community minded and have experience in writing, photography and layout, with the ability to write two articles a day and one column per week. We are willing to train those who have strong skills in English, photography and/or public relations. Salary is dependent upon experience, benefits available. This will be a full-time reporter position, Monday through Friday with some weekends and nights, in which you will be responsible for taking comp. time during the week to keep a 40 hour week maximum. If you love journalism and have a drive to match it, send your resume and 2 writing samples and 2 photos.
Contact: Katie Martire, Managing Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail resume to: P.O. Box 19, Guymon, OK 73942
Posted on Mon, July 19, 2010
by Jennifer Gilliland