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 Reporter @ The Oklahoman - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Publishing
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: Hd17QsarR6IohgZbbvx7aZ1oDJDwEw / Latpro-3768073 
Date posted: Jan-07-2021
State, Zip: Oklahoma, 73105

Description

Req #13226

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal , WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policyto understand our privacy policy.

The Oklahoman, part of Gannett and the USA TODAY NETWORK, has an immediate opening for a Reporter to add to its newsroom team.

The primary role of the Reporter is to gather news and information in multimedia formats for digital and print news products in a timely manner from various community locations.

Whether assigned to cover a beat or general assignment, the mobile reporter develops local news via tips, sources and direct assignment. Initial on-scene content should flow credible enough for direct publishing to the Web when necessary. Additional work to increase value, context and quality of the content for digital and print usage is expected to follow first content push to digital.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Produces local news content in multiple takes and in multiple formats. This could include shooting photos and video with most stories.
  • Is adept covering the news with digital tools and industry standard software in the field. This includes being familiar with digital transmissions protocols. Engages in social media and new media responsibilities as assigned.
  • Produces or assists with daily breaking news coverage as well as in-depth work and special projects. Is responsible for planning and filing a news budget for days ahead, including providing an outlook for weekends and special coverage months ahead.
  • Focuses on content that emphasizes what readers want to know, why they care and the effect of this issue on their lives.
  • Is responsible for keeping abreast of local, state, and national news and for monitoring multiple digital and print local sources and media outlets for leads and tips.
  • Is expected to cultivate sources, and provide behind-the-scenes coverage that goes beyond official actions and pronouncements. Provides fair and accurate assessments of news impact.
  • Responsible for maintaining a number of administrative tasks such as time card and expense paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Is responsible for having/maintaining a working cell phone (SmartPhone preferred) and care of assigned reporting tools. Is responsible for following all company policies. Must have reliable means of transportation
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or English and at least two to five years of experience as a reporter for a news organization, advanced computer and multimedia skills preferred.
  • Must have reliable automobile and smartphone
  • Must be licensed driver and carry appropriate auto insurance.
Application Instructions:

Interested and qualified candidates, please apply here and upload your materials combined into one single document with as much of the following as possible: your updated resume, a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, and your portfolio/clips/links to a few samples of your work. **It's important that these items be combined into a single document attachment/upload (preferably in PDF format). The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.

The Oklahoman, part of Gannett and the USA TODAY NETWORK, has an immediate opening for a Reporter to add to its newsroom team.

The primary role of the Reporter is to gather news and information in multimedia formats for digital and print news products in a timely manner from various community locations.

Whether assigned to cover a beat or general assignment, the mobile reporter develops local news via tips, sources and direct assignment. Initial on-scene content should flow credible enough for direct publishing to the Web when necessary. Additional work to increase value, context and quality of the content for digital and print usage is expected to follow first content push to digital.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Produces local news content in multiple takes and in multiple formats. This could include shooting photos and video with most stories.
  • Is adept covering the news with digital tools and industry standard software in the field. This includes being familiar with digital transmissions protocols. Engages in social media and new media responsibilities as assigned.
  • Produces or assists with daily breaking news coverage as well as in-depth work and special projects. Is responsible for planning and filing a news budget for days ahead, including providing an outlook for weekends and special coverage months ahead.
  • Focuses on content that emphasizes what readers want to know, why they care and the effect of this issue on their lives.
  • Is responsible for keeping abreast of local, state, and national news and for monitoring multiple digital and print local sources and media outlets for leads and tips.
  • Is expected to cultivate sources, and provide behind-the-scenes coverage that goes beyond official actions and pronouncements. Provides fair and accurate assessments of news impact.
  • Responsible for maintaining a number of administrative tasks such as time card and expense paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Is responsible for having/maintaining a working cell phone (SmartPhone preferred) and care of assigned reporting tools. Is responsible for following all company policies. Must have reliable means of transportation
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or English and at least two to five years of experience as a reporter for a news organization, advanced computer and multimedia skills preferred.
  • Must have reliable automobile and smartphone
  • Must be licensed driver and carry appropriate auto insurance.
Application Instructions:

Interested and qualified candidates, please apply here and upload your materials combined into one single document with as much of the following as possible: your updated resume, a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, and your portfolio/clips/links to a few samples of your work. **It's important that these items be combined into a single document attachment/upload (preferably in PDF format). The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Other details
  • Job Family News
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Hourly

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