Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Roane County News
  • Kingston, TN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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


Photojournalist
Roane County News
Kingston, Tennessee

The Roane County News, a 5,800-circulation tri-weekly newspaper in Kingston, Tenn., is seeking a full-time photojournalist to join the news staff. Our current photojournalist is transferring in-company. The successful candidate will possess a keen eye for photos, but will also be expected to write feature stories and some breaking news. Candidate must be able to shoot anything from breaking news to sports to features. Candidates should thrive in a team-based environment and be willing to step in and assist in other tasks when required.  This person will generally work Monday through Friday, although approximately one weekend a month will be required. The photojournalist reports to the editor. The newspaper offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The Roane County News can be viewed online at www.roanecounty.com.

 Roane County, with a population of about 53,000, is located 20 minutes from Knoxville, one of Tennessee's largest metro areas. Watts Bar Lake is at the center of this community, and wealthy retirees are changing the demographic of this traditionally rural community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field desired
  • Excellent eye for photography and experience with Photoshop
  • Must have a working knowledge of digital cameras and Photoshop
  • Good writing, researching and interviewing skills
  • Good grammar, spelling and punctuation required
  • Good pagination skills designing pages in InDesign
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work well with other departments
  • Knowledge and interest in the Internet
  • Have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Take photographs as assigned.
  • Write news, features, and columns as assigned.
  • Update and produce photos and copy for the website.
  • Help keep photo equipment in good working order, including computers and digital equipment.

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