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The Lincoln County News seeks a reporter

March 8, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Lincoln County News is hiring bright, dedicated, relentlessly curious reporters who want to start, grow, or culminate their career at a newspaper deeply embedded in its community.

You are the right candidate if you think critically, ask tough questions, dig deep through primary sources and public records, write compelling, complete, and clear copy on deadline, and accept direction and feedback, ever open to improvement and growth.

The Lincoln County News covers everything from traditional town meetings to trending local TikTok producers. Reporters are on the beat for municipal, school, sports, farm and fishery, arts and entertainment, community, breaking and hard news in all 19 towns of Lincoln County.

Relevant education and experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate who demonstrates strong writing skills, news judgment, an eye for good photos, and commitment to learn.

Must be able to meet deadlines, adapt to unexpected circumstances, ask good questions, and work hard. Must have a driver’s license and reliable transportation.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships on a designated beat and across the county and state
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments
  • Basic photography and photo editing
  • Basic digital and social media navigation
  • Candidates must be willing to live/relocate in Lincoln County, Maine.

Send a resume, letter of introduction, and three writing samples, preferably news clips to: Maia Zewert, editor (

Salary: From $640.00 per week

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience: Reporting or professional writing: 1 year (Preferred)

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