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Reporter (Government) - Idaho Falls, ID

Company: Adamspg
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Post Register in Idaho Falls, ID is in search of a Government Reporter.Job Summary Candidates must have strong writing, research and people skills. The position requires ability to take photographs for assigned territory, its online editions and also to share content with the company's other publications. Duties include assigned beat work of government and newsworthy items. Proficiency with the Internet and social media required. This is a full-time position, with weeknight and weekend assignments part of the job. Job FunctionsThe successful candidate must be flexible, attentive to details, diplomatic, able to take direction, and able to multitask. This position will work with different personality types and across a number of publications. Candidates for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and client orientation and exhibit an ability to work effectively with internal and external contacts as a team member as well as a team leader.RequirementsRequirementsEssential Functions Ability to write and to provide clean copy, to take photos and video, strong organizational skills Must be able to accept instruction and editing suggestions from editors Must be able to work cooperatively with the public Perform job duties and conduct self in accordance with company core values Initiate and nurture effective, professional relationships with internal and external contact Responsibility to write headlines Minimum RequirementsPrior reporting/editing experience preferred.Demonstrated ability to multitask.Must have own transportation. Technology Skills Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is helpful. Ability to use Facebook and Twitter and other social media preferred.EducationBachelor's degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred.For immediate consideration, please send resume, cover letter and 3-4 best examples of your writing to Monte LaOrange at All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.BenefitsBenefits The fringe benefits include medical (split between employer and employee), dental and vision options (employee paid). There are three company-sponsored benefits, including short-term disability, long-term disability and a term life insurance policy. The company pays for these six major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year u2019s, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day). In addition, employees accrue 3.33 hours of paid leave per pay period in the first year of employment (80 hours) and increasing to 5.0 hours per pay period (120 hours) after their one-year anniversary of employment. The company has the option of making a discretionary match to the 401K retirement plan after year end.

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