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Date posted: 3/28/18

Seeking energetic, motivated reporter
Mountain Times
Boone, North Carolina

Mountain Times, a Boone-based print and online newspaper of Mountain Times Publications, is seeking a full-time reporter.

With a population of 18,000, Boone is a college town located in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. Anchored by Appalachian State University, the Watauga County area offers a vibrant music and arts scene, abundant outdoor recreation opportunities and a top-notch public school system.

At our community newspaper, the reporter will cover a range of beats and general assignments with an emphasis on storytelling and feature writing. We seek an energetic, collaborative team player, a motivated, resourceful self-starter and a journalist who is committed to accuracy, fairness and relevancy.

Multitasking capability is a must, as the position requires the ability to juggle multiple print and web deadlines. The reporter must utilize photography, video, web-based tools and social media to deliver engaging news content.

Candidates with a combination of experience and demonstrated ability will be considered.

Mountain Times Publications offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and a 401(k) plan.

Please send a cover letter, resume, clips and at least three references to Executive Editor Tom Mayer at tom.mayer@mountaintimes.com.

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