Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Shelbyville, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Editor/Reporter at-Large
Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC
Shelbyville, Kentucky 

Landmark Community Newspapers, a community newspaper company headquartered in Shelbyville, Ky., with 51 paid newspapers in 12 states, is seeking an editor/reporter at-large. The editor/reporter at-large is responsible for covering any newsroom job at any Landmark community newspaper in cases of emergency or other staffing shortages. Work will fall primarily, but not exclusively, at smaller papers with small staffs, and could be in any job, including the editor's. The editor/reporter at-large may stay at a single property for a period of days, weeks or even months, depending on the need determined by the Editorial Director. Some of the work may also be performed remotely.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience in news; experience at a weekly newspaper is preferred
  • Strong pagination and copy editing skills; proficient in InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Word
  • Excellent news judgment
  • Ability to handle a variety of duties under deadline pressure
  • Good organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to work well either independently or with limited support and supervision
  • Must have valid driver's license and vehicle for travel to assignments

Essential Functions:

  • Handle layout and pagination
  • Write news, features and sports articles
  • Take photographs
  • Supervise the work of other editorial employees when filling in for an editor
  • Develop story ideas and reporting strategies
  • Quickly adapt to new equipment, co-workers and community figures
  • Travel frequently for open-ended periods

 Supervision:

This position reports directly to the Editorial Director of LCN, who will determine work schedule and location week to week.

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