Children's Issues Reporter

2 weeks agoBloomington, IN

Bloomington, IN, USA • Indiana, USA Req #19817

Thursday, November 18, 2021

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The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Indiana, part of The USA Today Network , has an opening for a dogged journalist interested in covering children's issues. This beat includes covering our high-quality but vastly different school corporations so there will be budgets and board meetings, but covering families and children is also part of the gig. You'll have the freedom to explore topics across the spectrum and pick up features here and there.

The Herald-Times values in-depth reporting and enterprise. Here you will get the support you need to take deep dives and grow in your career.

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Requirements include:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in journalism or related field
  • One-year experience in a reporting position at a daily newspaper or a strong internship and clips
  • Ability to occasionally take photos
  • Willingness to occasionally work nights and a rare weekend
  • Ability to write clear, easy to understand stories quickly and accurately
  • This role requires a valid driver's license, reliable transportation and the minimum liability insurance required by state law
  • Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer, pre-employment background check, motor vehicle record check and drug screen

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Job ID: utn-19817