Our new NowMedia journalist is a driven, motivated and creative individual who understands and appreciates our brand voice and what we bring to our communities. NowMedia stands out in our markets as a reliable and positive platform who takes pride in the integrity of our writing and of our team. We have the ability to shine a light on issues and encourage change in our communities.
YOU ARE THE SUPERSTAR WE ARE LOOKING FOR IF...
- Our mission EXCITES you… We are storytellers making a positive change in our communities!
- You are hungry & eager to learn, grow & become #BetterEveryDay.
- You bring something to the table! Do you feel passionate about an issue or love writing about a certain sector? Our journalists are diverse and we encourage them to write about what excites them, on top of covering news and content that matters.
- You understand the power of Social Media and feel comfortable contributing to the content on our channels.
- You have experience writing for a general audience and with a sense of timeliness
- You are reliable; someone we can count on to do whatever is asked of you
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- Directly report to the NowMedia Operations Manager and News Director
- Research and write 8-10 stories per day on average
- Interview and make connections with local people and businesses
- Craft feature stories that people in your community may not have seen before
- Attend community events or conferences
- Work individually and with a team to ensure that there is always great, fresh content for NowMedia readers
THE EXPERIENCE YOU NEED
- Strong writing skills and knowledge of proper journalism guidelines
- Ability to work independently and with a team
- Comfortable in front of and behind a camera
- Comfortable reaching out and talking to new people
- Ability to do quality work on a deadline
NOTE: SUPERSTARS ONLY
Please do not apply for this position unless you can prove to us that you are a great candidate for the NowMedia Reporter position.
We are only after the best of the best, so if this is you please click here and submit your interest in the position.