MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Reporter - Transportation

    Job Locations | US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/14/2019 11:38 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-2340
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Overview

    If you're a passionate journalist who gets out of bed every day eager to tell your neighbors what's happening around them, you may be the next reporter to join The Mercury News and the East Bay Times.

     

    We’re the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier news organization, and we’re seeking reporters to cover breaking news and local communities. Our journalists work in real time, publishing words, sounds and images around the clock for millions of online readers and hundreds of thousands of people who get our daily newspapers. 

    Responsibilities

    Covering Bay Area transportation issues and agencies from a commuter perspectiveYou’ll report from the office and from the field, sometimes capturing audio, photos or video as you work. You’ll publish breaking news quickly and work closely with editors on feature and in-depth stories.

    Qualifications

    If you’re the ideal candidate you’ll have most of these qualities:

    • Excellent news judgment
    • Strong writing skill under real-time deadline pressure
    • The ability to juggle multiple stories of varying complexity
    • Proficiency at using social media to report stories and to share them
    • Two or more years’ experience as a working journalist
    • Bachelor’s degree

     

    Bay Area News Group is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal or local law. It is the intent of the Company to comply with all applicable federal, state and local legislation concerning equal opportunity in employment and will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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