Local News Reporter

Company Name:
Lee Enterprises
## Description
The Albany Democrat-Herald, a 14,000-circulation daily newspaper in the heart of Oregon's beautiful Willamette Valley, has an opening for a general assignment reporter. We're looking for a versatile reporter capable of contributing to both our print and online editions. The ability to write clearly and concisely, the ability to develop news reports on your own initiative and without direction, and the news judgment necessary to determine what does or does not make a story is essential. The ability to create content for the Web and a comfort using multimedia platforms is required.
As part of Lee Enterprises, The Democrat-Herald offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background/DMV check prior to commencing employment.
To learn more about our paper and to apply visit our web site at . Please include samples of your work when applying.
## Qualifications
Must have a degree in journalism or equivalent combination of experience and education
Previous experience on a daily newspaper a plus
Minimal page design will be required weekly
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work flexible schedule which will include nights, weekends and holidays
Excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated skill and ability with Multi-media platforms
Demonstrated news writing and reporting ability
Ability to meet deadlines and work within a fast paced environment
Work within a team environment
Reliable transportation, license and insurance required
## Job
Job: News
Primary Location: Oregon-Albany-Democrat Herald - Albany, OR
Organization: Democrat-Herald
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Nov 21, 2014, 11:13:45 AM
Req ID: 00010297

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