Monday, December 20, 2021
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We are seeking a dynamic food and restaurant writer with a dedication to journalism. The Southwest Florida restaurant scene has flourished in recent years, fueled by passionate chefs and an eclectic dining community that lives for food. The person hired for this position will cover all aspects of food coverage, such as writing restaurant reviews and other parts of the restaurant scene: first-look stories; breaking news on closures; features on chefs; award-winning restaurants and holes-in-the-wall doing interesting things; plus, in-depth enterprise on area food trends. Coverage will highlight the diversity of this regions food offerings, from street-side taquerias to posh waterfront resorts.
This position is also for a journalist who brings many tools to the job: someone who can write stories for print and online, occasionally on a tight deadline; a journalist with strong SEO (search engine optimization) skills; someone who understands social media such as creating Instagram stories and sharing them in an informative and fun way; a reporter who feels confident in sometimes taking photos and videos with your phone for a story; and someone who communicates
effectively with editors and fellow reporters. On occasion, the reporter hired for this position could be asked to help gather information on upcoming lists, such as 5 outdoor restaurants to try in Bonita Springs," Best places to enjoy Key lime pie in Naples and what restaurants are open on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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