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
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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