Reporter/Photographer

City:  Elk City, OK
Newspaper:  The Elk Citian
Salary Range:  Competitive/Negotiable
Job Description & Requirements:  This is a full-time position for a writer/photographer with a good work ethic.  If you want to sit behind your desk and do phone interviews, this is not the job for you. This paper is an aggressive, all-local news source for a busy, growing community.  We're looking for the right person to go out and find the stories that are important to our citizens then develop and write those stories in a way that our readers will understand and enjoy.
We're looking for the following attributes: Solid news and feature writing skills; Photography skills; Ability to report accurately on everything from police and government activities to school activities and personal feature stories; A willingness to take on controversial topics; Ability to research and write several front page or feature stories each week; An imaginative, out-of-the-box approach to story packages and angles; Ability to interact well with the public and co-workers; Neat personal appearance; Willingness to relocate to Elk City and become a part of the community.
Contact:  D. W. Manning, Publisher, The Elk Citian, 580-799-0925 (cell); 580-225-9400 (office); e-mail elkcitian@elkcitian.com. Visit our Website at www.elkcitian.com