General Assignment Reporter Part-Time
The Provincetown Banner/wickedlocal.com, in Provincetown, Massachusetts, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a general assignment reporter to join the staff. The Banner publishes a weekly print edition and daily on its website
The Banner covers Provincetown and the nearby towns of Eastham, Truro and Wellfleet. Located on the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown is known as a haven for artists, with numerous galleries, clubs and restaurants in downtown Provincetown,
This general assignment reporter will create content (articles, videos, photos and social media posts) about local news that accurately informs, entertains and engages key audiences on multiple platforms. This is a daily reporting beat that also includes opportunities to work on enterprise journalism.
-Ability to write clear, compelling stories that engage our audience.
-Understanding of social media and how to engage audience on digital platforms.
-Ability to take photos and video.
-Ability to multitask and excel under deadline pressure, using time efficiently.
-Ability to work well with people and build relationships in the community.
Here's what you need
-Bachelors degree in journalism or equivalent
-At least one year of journalism experience is preferred.
-This role requires a valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.
-Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer pre-employment background check
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, dont limit your upload to a resume; show us what youve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:
1.Your resume one to two pages.
2.A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
3.Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what youve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.