Reporter

September 9th, 2011

Reporter for -The Record and the Herald News (Woodland Park)

The Features Department, serving The Record and the Herald News, has an opening for a full-time, entry-level reporter.
This reporter will produce engaging stories that explore a variety of topics, but generally concentrate on how North Jersey residents live, shop and entertain themselves.
In general, the reporters must initiate, research, report, interview and write news features on their beat and generate trend stories. The skills and experience required for this position include: Ability to write stories, especially feature stories where tone and language are key components. The ability to write critically and in an engaging manner is essential. Ability to identify stories that have the greatest potential to engage readers in North Jersey. Ability to work with the Features’ department senior management in formulating strategies to capture readers and the ability to carry that strategy out.

The successful candidate must have at least two years of daily newspaper reporting experience, or equivalent. Hours may vary and may include working occasional weekends as part of a schedule rotation.
Days/Hours: Varied work schedule
Contact: Send a cover letter, resume, and your five best clips to Douglas Clancy, Clancy@northjersey.com

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