MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Multimedia Reporter

    Job Locations US-OH-Willoughby
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/28/2019 3:08 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-2320
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Overview

    The News Herald, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Mulitmedia Reporter to join the team! MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print.  We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print.  We are transforming the news industry.

     

    The News-Herald serves high-value audiences on the east side of Cleveland and connects advertisers to them. Our coverage and numerous content delivery options endear us to an ever-growing number of readers. Our in-demand multimedia products and personalized marketing services form a powerful communications tool for our clients. #LI-RL1

    Responsibilities

    We are looking for a strong writer who brings to the table a passion for the profession, who is willing to think outside the box on regular coverage, who is adept with multimedia, and who is comfortable digging in the trenches to give readers something unique on a daily basis.

     

    This journalist will be expected to:

     

    • File daily stories and features
    • Present stories in an interesting, accurate and fair manner for publication
    • File photos and videos as needed
    • Stay in contact with key sources and develop new sources
    • Work with the city editor on coverage priorities
    • Work well under deadline pressure
    • Conduct interviews in a friendly and professional manner
    • Ensure spelling, grammar and syntax is accurate and correct in stories
    • Work some weekends and holidays

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications or a related field, or commensurate experience in the profession
    • Relevant experience includes news reporting and writing, shooting video, using social media, creating enterprising content.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Strong reporting, writing, organizational and story structure skills.
    • Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.
    • Contributes to a positive culture of teamwork and collaboration.
    • Experiments with new digital tools and platforms.
    • Has a vehicle, a valid driver’s license and the proper insurance coverage, and is capable of driving to assignments as part of work duties.
    • Must submit 4-6 writing samples or link to portfolio with resume and application.

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