News - Reporter I

Manitowoc, WI 54220, USA Req #6170

Monday, December 17, 2018

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Reporter, part-time

TheManitowoc Herald Times Reporter, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin, is seeking an energeticjournalistto join our teamas apart-timereporter.This is an excellent position for a student or a recent graduate looking togain experience, clipsandnew opportunities.The reporter will be responsible for covering a wide range of stories in our growing community to produce compelling journalism that continuously grows a fan base by informing and engaging readers. Works with editors to shape storytelling to meet audience needs and interests on every platform.

What you will do:

      Creates storytelling that accurately informs, entertains and engages specific audiences and platforms through the use of metrics.

      Connects with the community through storytelling and outreach (social media, on camera, forums, community leadership, etc.)

      Works with editors to evaluate what's working and what's not, and develops ongoing plans to better satisfy audience needs.

      Collaborates with content team to provide all the appropriate elements for stories (i.e. photos, videos and graphics).

      Promotes personal brand, the brands of colleagues and the institutional brand.

      Provides great customer service, helping readers find answers and solutions.

What skills you need:

      Working towards bachelor's degree in journalism or communications.

      Internship or experience in student publication.

      Self-motivation and self-direction.

      Knowledge of social media and how to engage fan base on digital platforms in the public space.

      Photo and video skills.

      Ability to work nights and weekends.

      Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.

      Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.

      Command of media law and Principles of Ethical Conduct.


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