The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has an opening for a full-time Reporter covering municipalities.
We’re looking for a reporter who is a self-starter, is highly motivated and has a strong grasp of local news. The successful candidate also must be able to write breaking news on deadline, break news off the beat and develop enterprise off the beat. Versatility and creativity are a must, as is the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
We’re looking for a reporter for whom Web tools are part of the portfolio. A minimum of two years of daily reporting experience, or its equivalent, is required.
If interested, send a resume, a cover letter and your five best clips to: Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, PO Box 471, Woodland Park, NJ 07424-0471.
Some background about The Record:
The Record, with a circulation of about 150,000 daily and 180,000 Sunday, is family-owned and located in North Jersey. It has won the “General Excellence Award” as New Jersey’s best large daily newspaper (for circulation more than 60,000) in eight of the past 10 years, including the past three years. The newspaper is located within 30 minutes of Times Square in Manhattan and is a short drive from the Shore and the mountains. Our company also owns the Herald News, a small daily, and about 60 weekly newspapers and magazines