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Hearst seeks a breaking news reporter

February 23, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative Breaking News Reporter to join Hearst Connecticut Media at a time when we’re growing digital subscriptions.

This reporter’s work would appear on HCMG’s new statewide site and across our network. They would contribute topical daily stories and in-depth enterprise pieces of high interest to readers.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with editors, other reporters, photographers and audience team members to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers
  • Reports and writes quickly and effectively to break news online and follows up when appropriate with more in-depth enterprise pieces
  • Demonstrates a comfort level with analyzing and interpreting metrics and uses them to inform coverage decisions in real-time and the long-term
  • Effectively shoots and edits photos and video to accompany stories and is able to live tweet or go live on Facebook when it’s warranted for bigger breaking stories


  • Experience writing or editing at a newspaper, news website or magazine
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks
  • Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle are required for this position

To apply: 

Send a cover letter, resume and clips for review.

For more details click here.

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