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Company: Las Cruces Sun-News
Position:
Web Reporter
Location:
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified
Website: http://www.lcsun-news.com

Description:

The Las Cruces Sun-News, a 22,000-circulation daily in southern New Mexico is seeking a skilled new media journalist to strengthen our evening digital operation. Responsibilities include posting breaking and spot news during the afternoon and evening cycles, rewriting reports from other reporters, curating content apart from the daily print publication designed to be heavily shared on social networks such as listicles, user-generated content or database reporting, and being the liaison to the production desk four evenings each week. This position will also include reporting on local news and events on Saturdays and occasional evenings. A strong candidate will know how to craft a headline that is appropriate for the platform and understand how to use social media for promotion and conversation. This individual will be a student of new ideas in digital journalism, proclaiming the latest best practices in the newsroom.

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, multimedia or related field.
  • Newspaper or multimedia experience is highly desirable.
  • Adept at using various social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tout, Storify, ScribbleLive etc.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Must be flexible to also work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Able to operate and have access to reliable motor vehicle, provide proof and maintain a valid driver’s license and current liability insurance.

 

Please apply by submitting a resume at http://bit.ly/1mHz7wA.


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