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Seeming Multimedia Journalist
The Rockford Register Star is looking for a versatile journalist with strong copy-editing skills and sound news judgment to serve in a hybrid role in the newsroom. The candidate must be a confident writer, energetic reporter and have superior command of language and Associated Press style. The job includes some reporting, copy editing and occasional management of the newsroom's various social media accounts. The candidate must be a quick learner who is passionate about the news, able to discover and report general news and feature stories and edit other reporters' work. Weekends and some nights will be required.
Candidate should have:
• At least 2 years' experience
• Proven reporting skills
• Ability to operate on deadline
• Ability to adapt to different content management systems. Basic HTML knowledge is a plus.
We are the dominant news source in the region with a combined digital and print reach larger than that of all of our competitors combined. Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter with salary history and up to five work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.