Monday, December 10, 2012

Chicago Citizen looking for reporter

From thQuentis Bernard Garth Facebook page:
JOB OPENING! - The Chicago Citizen Newspaper has an immediate opening for a full-time Reporter’s position.

Job Description:

Collects and analyzes information about newsworthy events to construct compelling stories for publication.

Receives assignments from the Managing Editor or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation, and research.

Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes stories according to the Chicago Citizen Newspaper’s prescribed editorial style and format standards.

May be required to take photographs to illustrate stories.

Excellent writing and communication skills are a must.

Must be very proficient in Microsoft Word.

Proficiency in the entire Microsoft Office suite a huge plus.

Candidates must have at least 3 years worth of experience in news reporting. A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations or a related discipline is preferred but not required. Competitive benefit package offered.

Email resumes to Larissa M. Tyler, Managing Editor, Chicago Citizen Newspaper: lmtyler @ .

Mail to Chicago Citizen Newspaper, 806 E. 78th St., Chicago IL 60619, Attn: Larissa M. Tyler, Managing Editor.

No phone calls please.

Anyone interested? And if you get the job, we at The Sixth Ward would love to connect with you so we can help

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