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Company: Ames Tribune
Position:
Public Safety Reporter
Location:
Iowa
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
August 16, 2013
Job ID: 1500433

Description:

Are you an energetic, curious, community-minded news reporter who keeps a police scanner on your bedside table?  If so, the Ames Tribune, an award-winning news operation in one of Iowa's most vibrant small cities, wants to hear from you.

We have an immediate opening for an experienced public safety reporter who thrives on covering crime, fires, courts, severe weather, traffic mishaps and anything else that bears on our audience's sense of safety. You'll write stories, take pictures, shoot video, blog and engage with our audience on Facebook and Twitter, and you are looking for a newsroom where you can learn and grow.

The successful candidate will have a four-year degree in journalism and few years of experience in a fast-paced news environment and will be at home using all the tools available to reporters in the 21st century.

Please send a cover letter telling us what your goals are, a resume, up to five work samples, and professional references we can contact now to city editor Michael Crumb at mcrumb@amestrib.com. Iowa residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The Ames Tribune, part of Stephens Media Iowa, is an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug screening and a satisfactory driving record are required. Please, no phone calls.

 

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