News Reporter – Enid News & Eagle

Enid, OK • Full-Time • College Degree Preferred

Location: Enid News & Eagle, located in Enid, OK, a town of 50,000 in northwest Oklahoma. The News & Eagle is the dominant source of news and advertising for northwest Oklahoma – in print six days a week and online daily. The newspaper produces a lifestyle magazine six times a year and various special sections throughout the year, as well as a weekly publication serving Vance Air Force Base.

Reports to: Associate Editor

The Job

We have an immediate opening for an energetic, creative, outgoing reporter with outstanding news judgment and an ability to write impactful stories in a fast-paced environment. Job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Report and write with balance and objectivity and adhere to journalistic ethics as established by CNHI.

  • Write 1-2 stories daily for news and 1-2 stories weekly for advance copy deadlines.

  • Shoot or arrange photos to accompany byline stories.

  • Work weekend general assignment rotation shifts as assigned

  • Self-manage work hours to assure late work-week availability

  • Write for not only the daily paper, but also for other special sections, as well as bi-monthly magazine.

  • Generate stories from assigned beat(s) and write briefs from that beat.

  • Assist with customer service by helping answer phones and deal with walk-in traffic.

  • Have knowledge of InDesign and be willing to train on pagination software.

  • Have familiarity with Content Management Software.

  • Fill out timecards and other paperwork as assigned.

  • Participate in safety training or other training as required.

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