Sound Publishing Inc. is seeking a general assignment reporter with a minimum of 1-2 years of writing experience and photography skills. This position is based out of our Sequim office. The schedule may require evening and/or weekend work. As a reporter for Sound Publishing, you will be expected to:
- be inquisitive and resourceful in the coverage of assigned beats;
- produce daily posts for the news sites;
- write stories that are tight and to the point;
- use a digital camera to take photographs of the stories you cover;
- post social media stories;
- shoot and edit videos for the web.
We are looking for a team player willing to get involved in the local community through the publication of the weekly newspaper and daily web journalism. The right candidate will have a commitment to community journalism and everything from short, brief-type stories about people and events to examining issues facing the community; be able to spot emerging issues and trends; write clean, balanced, and accurate stories that dig deeper than simple features; develop and institute readership initiatives.
Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, and be able to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment. They must be proficient with AP style, and use the publication’s website and online tools to gather information and reach the community. They must be organized and self-motivated, exceptional with the public, and have the ability to establish a rapport with the community.
Salary: $17-$18 per hour starting wage.
Email us your cover letter, resume, and include five examples of your best work showcasing your reporting skills and writing chops with your resume submission to email@example.com.
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