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The Post and Courier (Greenville) seeks an entertainment & trends reporter

September 11, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Post and Courier in Greenville/Spartanburg is looking for a digitally minded journalist who can report on the exciting and growing arts and entertainment scene in one of the best places to live in the country. Greenville is known for its exciting and vibrant downtown, and Spartanburg is one of the fastest growing areas in the Upstate. We need someone who becomes immersed in the entertainment, arts and culture scenes throughout the area. The right candidate will not only write and report but find ways to expand storytelling through social media and video. You will also work alongside our award-winning and much beloved food writer as we expand our lifestyles coverage. This is one of the most popular beats in our newsroom, and we are looking for just the right person to fill it.


  • Become immersed in the social and entertainment scene of Downtown Greenville and in Spartanburg to tell captivating, entertaining and impactful stories.
  • Produce story ideas from the assigned beat or from conversations with sources and other members of the community.
  • Effectively use social media to engage the community.
  • Develop and maintain photo and digital skills.
  • Produce work that is accurate in fact, tone and implication.  Understands libel law and the rules governing plagiarism.
  • Effectively learn and use all job technology and systems.
  • Learn and follow all department and company policies and procedures.
  • Meet all assigned deadlines.
  • Develop a list of knowledgeable, diverse sources.
  • Other duties as assigned


Requirements, minimum education level, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or English preferred
  • Experience in AP style writing
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to cover breaking news or weekend and evening events
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, reliable and insured vehicle
  • Reliable access to internet service

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong writing and editing in AP style skills
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good customer relation skills with the ability to easily and professionally speak and work with readers and the public daily
  • Ability to react quickly to breaking news
  • Ability to prioritize workload and self-manage projects, handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of the community and surrounding cities a plus
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced ever-evolving industry and workplace
  • Strong, professional work ethic
  • Ability to work independently remotely, if necessary, in a suitable workspace that meets safety guidelines

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