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Breaking News Reporter at Advance Local : in Syracuse, New York

Posted in Broadcasting 30+ days ago.

Type: full-time

Job Description:

Diversity & Inclusion are at the core of our mission to strengthen and empower the communities we serve.

Are you a reporter who loves the adrenaline rush of breaking news and being the first to publish the scoop? If so, Advance Media New York has a job opening you should consider. Working as a Breaking News Reporter for and The Post-Standard, you will join a close-knit and collaborative team led by longtime editor Steve Billmyer. You will report on a wide range of high-interest topics, including public safety. You will cover victims and criminals and your work will often serve as a watchdog on authorities. The ideal candidate will know how to identify trends and advocate for readers.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • A bachelor's degree in journalism or communications or related field required
  • A minimum of one year in journalism with a proven ability in reporting and writing required.
  • Experience reporting in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • The ability to work quickly, but with accuracy and good news judgment
  • Strong desire to be first to report something
  • Fearlessness in chasing crime-and-safety stories
  • Ability to develop and cultivate sources
  • Good understanding of using social media for research and to engage readers
  • Digital storytelling skills and open mind to trying new approaches
  • Relentless curiosity and a good sense of humor
  • Willingness to work a variety of shifts, including some nights and weekends
  • This job requires reliable transportation to meet with sources or cover events.

Come join our team! Please include writing samples or links to published stories.

Open to possible relocation assistance.

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