Government Reporter at Steamboat Pilot & Today in STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

Steamboat Springs, 80487 | 07/22/2020 | Ad id: 8-0000602350-01

The Steamboat Pilot & Today, an award-winning
daily newspaper in a Colorado ski town known for its abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, winter sports, vibrant arts scene and western heritage, is seeking a city reporter to join our talented team. This beat also includes covering the city as well as state and local politics, some crime and cops reporting and breaking news coverage. Watchdog reporting experience and a familiarity with accessing public records are a must, and prior daily newsroom experience is a plus. We're looking for someone who can go well beyond meeting coverage and write meaningful stories about how government's decisions affect this community. The right candidate must also be able to shoot and edit images and post content to social media platforms. Video skills are a plus.

TO APPLY: Please visit and select job 1875.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

* Generating one to two stories a day and taking photos and video to complement storytelling.

* Demonstrating effective use of social media tools to source stories and drive traffic to website and print products.

* Ensuring accuracy, objectivity, fairness and
correct spelling in all reporting.

* Following the vision and direction of the Steamboat Pilot & Today editor.

* Meeting deadlines without exception.

• Working collaboratively with other reporters on shared editorial projects.

* Engaging with readers through online commenting, attendance at newspaper events and social
media interactions.


* Journalism degree

* Two years of experience in reporting

* Must be available to work some nights and

* Familiarity with WordPress, Microsoft Office, Photoshop

* Digital photography experience

* Must have a current driver’s license or the
ability to get one.

Swift Communications is an equal opportunity
employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.

Company Profile
Steamboat Pilot & Today
Steamboat Pilot & Today
32 10th St., Suite C1-C
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is family owned. We pride ourselves on taking care of our customers and employees.

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