Posted: 3/20/24
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Entry Level Community Reporter

Port City Daily
Wilmington, North Carolina

Local Daily Media is seeking a multimedia journalist for our digital local news publication, Port City Daily (PCD).- PortCityDaily.com

We are seeking a motivated candidate who is passionate about journalism and especially government reporting. This candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and is able to adapt in the ever-changing world of digital production.

Duties:

? Conduct research and interviews

? Write multiple news articles and/or features daily

? Build professional relationships within the communities that we serve

? Shoot photographs and/or videos to accompany the written word

? Provide content for presentation on a variety of digital platforms (WordPress, social media, etc.)

? Work independently to meet deadlines and exceed expectations

? Maintain regular communication with the editor regarding creative planning and performance

? Attend meetings

? Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

? An associate’s degree or comparable experience

? Strong collaborative and communication skills

? Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills

? A commitment to digital and multimedia storytelling

? An organized self-starter who works well independently

? Seek original story ideas and work on multiple projects simultaneously

? Meet measurable goals as set forth by editor

? Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and within flexible hours that include nights, holidays and weekends

Candidates will be asked to submit a portfolio of work upon request. A writing assignment will also be required after the first interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 - $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

401(k)

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance

Schedule:

8 hour shift

Monday to Friday

Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

Wilmington, NC 28403: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)

To Apply:

Email resume, cover letter and three writing samples that best exemplify government reporting to shea@localdailymedia.com.

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