Delaware Online/The News Journal, part of the USA TODAY Network, is seeking an experienced reporter who can react to developing and trending news while bringing perspective to the story. Urgency and frequency is a key to this job. But the successful candidate will also need to bring strong reporting and writing skills to every story.
The ideal candidate will be someone who can cover stories across a wide range of topics on various platforms, including small business, sports, breaking news and anything else that falls into readers' wheelhouses. You must possess an understanding of what readers are interested in and help readers understand how those topics impact their lives.
This job would cross various areas of the newsroom, so the ability to communicate and work well with others is vital. This reporter will join a team of producers and a multi-media reporter – all who specialize in digital reporting, social media promotion and understanding and responding to audience needs.
• At least 3 years of experience at a daily news organization. • Familiarity with digital storytelling understanding of journalism ethics. • Experience with social media, online metrics, third party tools and content management systems. • Ability to multi-task. • This role requires a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.