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Merced Sun-Star

3033 G Street
Merced , CA
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Reporter - Merced Sun Star

Merced Sun-Star
Merced, CA Full time
Posted on May 2, 2018

The Merced Sun-Star has an immediate opening for a reporter. The essential functions of the position include: 

  • Reporting and writing stories. 
  • Preparing photo and graphic assignments. 
  • Meeting with the supervisor, going over stories and ideas. 
  • Planning for larger projects; producing weekly story lists.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: 

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience.  A degree in journalism is desired.
  • Daily newspaper reporting experience.  Experience with office and portable computer editing systems. 
  • Command of English language.
  • Sound news judgment.
  • Good judgment in ethics and legal areas.
  • Excellent writing skills and familiarity with AP Style.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with current events and community.
  • Ability to work well with others and under deadline pressure. 
  • Ability and willingness to embrace and perfect use of multiplatform news capabilities for online presence, including audio, video, blogs, social media and other digital tools.
  • Fluency in Spanish or other languages which pertain to readers in our circulation area is desired. 

Must have a current California driver’s license, reliable transportation with adequate insurance and a good driving record.