Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Evergreen Newspapers
  • Evergreen, CO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Part-time Reporter
Evergreen Newspapers
Evergreen, Colorado

Evergreen Newspapers is seeking a part-time, 20-hour per week news reporter to cover the Evergreen/Conifer area about 30 minutes west of Denver, Colorado. The position will cover news and features, including education stories. The successful candidate for this position will combine strong writing skills, empathetic interviewing and diligent reporting, as well as some photography skills and Web acumen. The ability to work on tight deadlines is also critical, as well as working effectively with editors to improve stories. This person reports to the editor and news editor. The Canyon Courier can be found online at www.canyoncourier.com.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field, with preferred professional experience covering government, breaking news and features
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Reporting may require hiking to remote locations for fires and other breaking news

Essential Functions:

  • Cover news and feature stories in Evergreen, Conifer and surrounding areas for weekly papers and daily website posting.
  • Government/official beats include Elk Creek Fire, Evergreen Fire, chambers of commerce and Evergreen Park & Recreation District.
  • Coordinate photo images for stories and stand-alone art by taking pics, assigning to photo editor or arranging freelance.
  • Meet weekly story deadlines.
  • Write and post live news to websites; populate websites with full content weekly
  • Plan coverage and coordinate schedule with editors.

Note:  Please include a resume, cover letter and writing samples when you apply.

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