Published: April 18, 2012
The Daily Chronicle, a 9,000 circulation six-day a week newspaper owned by Shaw Media that covers DeKalb County, Ill., is looking for a reporter to cover its largest municipality – DeKalb.
This reporter is responsible for informing readers about all aspects DeKalb – municipal government, the city's school district and business news. Our reporters are expected to generate their own story ideas and take assignments from the news editor.
This reporter is expected to be able to cover breaking news, features and meetings for our print and online editions. We are looking for a reporter who can tell the stories that help our readers understand why these events and people are important to their lives.
At least one year of professional experience preferred, but recent graduates with outstanding internship experience are encouraged to apply. Solid knowledge of AP Style and grammar required, as is ability to write clear, concise copy. Must have a valid drivers license, dependable transportation and proof of insurance. Experience with the Web and multimedia is a plus.
Shaw Media offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit package.
Interested candidates are invited to send their resume with six clips to:
Shaw Media - Human Resources
1586 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115
OR E-mail: email@example.com
Shaw Media is a Drug Free Employer.
Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.
This posting may not include all duties of the position.