Reporter

Shafter Wasco Publishing Company

Newspaper and digital reporter A reporter for the Wasco Tribune must have good journalistic instincts — a nose for news — and the ethics to match. You must believe in our mission — to have a positive impact on the communities we serve — and recognize our responsibility to our readers and advertisers. You must be able to write an interesting story, and if you haven’t already had experience writing news stories, can learn how to do so quickly. You must be able to meet new people, interact with them and earn their trust. You must be able to take publishable pictures (using your smartphone well is acceptable). You must be able to express yourself verbally and in writing. You must be dependable — getting your stories and photos in on time, and be ready to work on time. You must have reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed), with a drivers license and car insurance. You must be able to use a smartphone well. You must be willing to spend time in the communities we serve and enjoy learning about a new community. You must be able use technology, including Google tools and Microsoft Office, to get the job done. You should be a self-starter, because you will need to manage your own time and schedule.Most of all, you will be excited to learn and grow. You’ll have support from a strong team, including seasoned journalists who will help make you the best you can be.Preferred candidates will have a college degree (AA or BA) in journalism or communications, with experience in high school or college media. Other experiences may substitute, and other circumstances will be considered. Bilingual speakers are particularly encouraged to apply.Shafter Wasco Publishing is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, religion, ethnicity or sexual identification. Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: From $30,000.00 per yearBenefits:Flexible schedulePaid time offSchedule:8 hour shiftOn callWeekend availabilityEducation:High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)Language:English (Required)License/Certification:Driver’s License (Required)Shift availability:Night Shift (Required)Day Shift (Required)Willingness to travel:50% (Required)Work Location:On the roadWork Remotely:NoShow more

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