Reporter

City: Fort Stockton, Texas
Newspaper: Fort Stockton Pioneer
Salary: $23,000-$26,000
Job Description: Are you passionate about good community journalism? The Fort Stockton Pioneer, a weekly newspaper in West Texas, midway between El Paso and San Antonio, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover a wide range of meetings and events, write stories, and take pictures. This position requires someone with the willingness to go the extra mile to find the story behind the story, initiate contacts and sources within the community and have a passion for perfection. Reporting experience preferred but not necessary. Must have good communication skills, be computer and e-mail savvy with programs such as Word and Excel. QUARK, InDesign or Photoshop experience a plus! Enthusiasm, great attitude, leadership, problem-solving, teamwork and people skills are a must! Must be able to work flexible hours that may include nights, weekends and holidays. If you're interested in this position, please respond to this ad before someone else does. You are eligible for health benefits, as well as vacation and sick/personal leave, after a probationary period. We are part of Granite Publications, a group that prefers to recruit from within and that means your job with us could be the first step toward the future you've always wanted. Please feel free to visit www.fortstocktonpioneer.com or visit our Facebook fan page to read up on what's been happening in your new hometown.
Contact Information: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to editor@fspioneer.com.