Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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The Montevideo-American News, a weekly newspaper in western Minnesota that is part of Gannett Inc. and the USA TODAY Network,is looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic staff writer to join the news team.
As a staff writer, you will be expected to interact with the public, research various topics of local interest, write articles, have knowledge of AP writing guidelines, photograph events, and help manage the website and social media presence.
Digital proficiency, including social media and MS Office suite
Excellent writing skills
A dedication to community journalism
Ability to work accurately and to apply critical thinking to complex issues
Ability to follow strict deadlines
Good observation skills
Proven work experience as a staff writer or reporter
Demonstrable portfolio of published articles
Bachelors degree in journalism, communications or relevant field
Reporters with experience and a willingness to relocate in or near the Montevideo area immediately should apply.
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, and a few examples of your work (portfolio/work samples/clips/links, etc.).
*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.
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