Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Anderson News
  • Lawrenceburg, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

LCNI offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.


 Staff Writer/Page Designer
The Anderson News
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The Anderson News has an opening for a full-time (40 hour per week) staff writer/page designer. The weekly paper publishes each Wednesday, has a Wednesday TMC/shopper, and publishes numerous special sections. Lawrenceburg is located 15 miles west of Lexington off I-64. The successful applicant will be a multi-talented writer, photographer and paginator/page designer who is dedicated to excelling at local coverage, identifying and producing enterprise stories, and contributing to special sections. Must be organized, deadline-conscious and a stickler for accuracy and fairness. This person reports to the publisher. The Anderson News offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The newspaper can also be found online at www.theandersonnews.com.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent experience
  • Strong writing, editing, photography and pagination skills
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft software required
  • Be able to properly use a digital camera
  • Multimedia experience
  • Possess working knowledge of the overall newspaper production process
  • Time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be an organized self-starter who can communicate well
  • Understanding of journalistic ethics and legal/libel knowledge
  • Be able to meet and deal with the public on newspaper and community issues
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Be able to work some nights and weekends
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

Essential functions:

  • Cover assigned beats and produce accurate, timely news articles
  • Develop and produce enterprise news and features
  • Provide adequate stories and photographs for each issue and special section
  • Lay out pages using InDesign

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