Digital First Media

  • Part-Time Reporter

    Job Locations US-NY-Kingston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2018 11:03 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1820
    Time Type
    Part-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
  • Overview

    Digital First Media offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet and print. You will have the opportunity to sell to a growing audience across an expanding network of digital platforms.

     

    In addition to our print products, we are client-centric digital organization that brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing. Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, our suite of products including Adtaxi helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions. 

     

    Our remarkable people, product knowledge, and ability to position our differentiators – are as important as the products themselves. #D

    Responsibilities

    The Daily Freeman in Kingston, N.Y., is seeking a dynamic reporter to cover news in and around the Kingston.

    Qualifications

     

    The reporter will be expected to:

    • File daily stories and news briefs
    • Present stories in an interesting, accurate and fair manner for publication
    • File photos and videos
    • Stay in contact with key sources and develop new sources
    • Work with the city editor on coverage priorities
    • Maintain an updated story budget that lists their projected stories for the coming week
    • Work well under deadline pressure
    • Conduct interviews in a friendly and professional manner
    • Attend scheduled meetings of governing bodies at the times they normally meet
    • Ensure spelling, grammar and syntax is accurate and correct in stories

     

     

    The reporter will occasionally have to work weekends and holidays.

    The ideal candidate will have knowledge of AP style and have a bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or a similar field.

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