The Oneida Daily Dispatch, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Multimedia 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. #LI-RL1
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with the ability to travel and report on a wide variety of stories, proficient in multimedia and the use of social media.
Candidate will cover news stories in Oneida and Madison counties.
Versatility is a must, as stories will cover a wide variety of topics, from city and county government to community events.
Candidate must be proficient in taking his/her own photos and producing own videos and must be able to write, take photos and produce videos on deadline.
Candidate must be willing to work Saturdays.
Bachelor’s or Associate's degree (with comparable experience) in journalism or related field.
Experience in reporting breaking news, politics, features, or enterprise is preferred.
Experience in both photography and video, and a willingness to experiment with new storytelling tools and social media approaches.
Strong writing across a variety of story types.
A mindset to put the reader first.
Some experience in copy editing a bonus.
Curiosity is a must.