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Advance Media New York seeks a breaking news reporter

August 1, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Are you a reporter who loves the adrenaline rush of breaking news and being the first to publish the scoop?  If so, Advance Media New York has a job opening you should consider.  Working as a Breaking News Reporter for and The Post-Standard, you will join a close-knit and collaborative team led by longtime editor Steve Billmyer.  You will report on a wide range of high-interest topics, including public safety. You will cover victims and criminals and your work will often serve as a watchdog on authorities.  The ideal candidate will know how to identify trends and advocate for readers.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications or related experience
  • A minimum of one year in journalism with a proven ability in reporting and writing required.
  • Experience reporting in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • The ability to work quickly, but with accuracy and good news judgment
  • Strong desire to be first to report something
  • Fearlessness in chasing crime-and-safety stories
  • Ability to develop and cultivate sources
  • Good understanding of using social media for research and to engage readers
  • Digital storytelling skills and open mind to trying new approaches
  • Relentless curiosity and a good sense of humor
  • Willingness to work a variety of shifts, including some nights and weekends
  • This job requires reliable transportation to meet with sources or cover events.

Come join our team! Please include writing samples or links to published stories.

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