Watchdog Reporter

The News-Press (news-press.com), in Fort Myers, FL, is seeking a community watchdog reporter to cover the city of Cape Coral, one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. The ideal candidate believes that the best journalism starts at the grass roots, has passion for dogged pursuit of the truth and has developed skills for a digital –first approach to coverage.

Candidates should have at least two years of professional journalism experience, strong reporting and writing skills, social media skills and the ability to shoot and tell video stories.

Cape Coral and Fort Myers are located in sunny paradise, along the Gulf of Mexico coast in Southwest Florida, perfect for outdoors lovers and foodies and those who love fishing and boating. Cape Coral is the core community for young professionals in Southwest Florida; It's rich with community parks and hundreds of small businesses, and it has a lively restaurant and nightlife scene.

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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