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Arts & Entertainment Reporter

at Schurz Communications Inc

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Reference #: 5000267585306

Job Description

Job Title

Arts & Entertainment Reporter


PNR Petoskey-V5900

Full-Time/Part Time



Not Virtual

Regular/Temp [Reg/Temp]


Job Description

Report local news in a thoughtful, thorough journalist manner. Write informative, fair, and concise news stories relevant to the local community. Must track news, develop sources, and communicate with editors about stories.

Essential Functions:

* Research news and potential news stories

* Interview, check facts, and set up photo appointments

* Stay in touch with sources/organizations about events/issues/news

* Communicate with editors in a variety of ways about news production and scheduled stories

* Write news and news features concisely, accurately and coherently under deadline pressure

* Attend public meetings and ask relevant questions

* Process work related e-mail

* Must be able to handle multiple reporting assignments and remain calm in a fast paced environment

* Interview sources and interact with the public via e-mail, phone and in person

* Attend daily newsroom meetings

* Interact with readers via social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter etc.

* In-depth proofreading for grammar, spelling

* Able to work with all socio-economic levels within the community

* Work on long-term projects, other general assignment stories, or special series

* Ongoing communication with fellow reporters to answer questions on covered topics/issues

* Fill in for general assignment shifts if necessary

* Performs other job-related duties as assigned

* *Ability to take photos and videos

* *Assign photos to accompany stories, writes cutlines for photos