News - Assistant

The Sheboygan Press, part of the award-winning news organization USA TODAY NETWORK and Gannett Co. Inc., is seeking a News Assistant for our teams in our Sheboygan location.

The News Assistant will provide support for the newsroom. They will write, re-write, assemble and publish content that is accurate, timely and concise, including but not limited to calendars, listings, news briefs and sports briefs. The assistant will take calls from the community and deliver content for digital and print platforms while meeting deadlines. This News Assistant will also write digital headlines and web summaries taking into account SEO and key word elements.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a support role. Previous Journalism internship or previous news experience preferred. Exceptional planning and organizational skills are required. Must be self-motivated and self-directed. The ideal candidate will have basic journalism skills, be an effective communicator and be able to excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.

The Sheboygan Press and Gannett Wisconsin Media is comprised of award winning teams of highly creative and dedicated professionals, engaged in our communities. We invite you to become a part of our team and the nation’s most forward-thinking media company.

This is a great opportunity for college students looking to gain experience within a news dept. atmosphere.

About USA TODAY NETWORK:

The USA TODAY NETWORK is the largest local to national media network in the country. Powered by integrated and award-winning news organizations with deep roots in 92 local communities, plus USA TODAY, the multiplatform news network informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its diverse portfolio of digital, mobile, and publishing products. To connect with us, visit http://www.gannett.com/

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.


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