BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, an award-winning newspaper, has an opening for an experienced print and multimedia general assignment reporter who thrives in a fast-paced newsroom and is comfortable covering crime, court and community events.
The ideal candidate will have two or more years of reporting experience and be adept at covering breaking news as well as writing in-depth, feature stories.
“We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic reporter who has a passion for news and is skilled at cultivating sources and generating story ideas. Strong writing and reporting skills required. Photography skills a plus,” said editor Samantha Perry.
Successful candidates must be highly motivated and have a degree in journalism, communications or related field.
The Bluefield Daily Telegraph is a seven-day morning newspaper with a strong digital and social media presence. Located in Bluefield, W.Va., the Daily Telegraph has a coverage area that extends across southern West Virginia and Southwest Virginia. The region is renowned for its natural beauty and boasts an abundance of outdoor recreational activities.
This is a full-time position that requires evening and weekend shifts. The position offers a competitive benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience.
Candidates must pass pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle driving report.
To apply, please submit resume and three to five writing samples to: Samantha Perry, editor, P.O. Box 1599, Bluefield, WV, 24701; or email [email protected].
No phone calls please.
Equal Opportunity Employer.