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Writing / Editing
Breaking News Reporter
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Spokesman Review | Spokane, WA
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Job Description

Reporter – Government

The Spokesman-Review is currently seeking to fill a full-time Government Reporter to cover Spokane Valley and Spokane County.

What you will do in this position:
• Write clear and concise copy on deadline.
• Ensure fairness in stories and check for consistency with previous stories as needed.
• Discuss coverage with photo department and section editors.
• Post news to website, adding relevant links and photos, and use social media to help our newsroom’s mission.
• Coordinate coverage with photo, copy desk and page designers.

Qualified applicants will be able to:
• Work in a manner which is collaborative, detail-oriented and result-driven.
• Meet tight deadlines and maintain accuracy.
• Work effortlessly in Windows 7; experience with NewsGate is preferred, but not required.
• Post stories to social media sites.
• Communicate effectively and efficiently.

Applicants have a Bachelor’s Degree plus one to two years related experience, or equivalent related work experience; or combination of education and experience.

The Spokesman-Review is the largest, most used and most trusted news and information provider in the Inland Northwest. We strive to produce the paper every day in a supportive team environment where we are dedicated to the community we serve and the well-being of our employees.

This is a full-time hourly position, which includes medical benefits, matching 401(k) and paid vacation and sick time. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug & background check required on those selected for hire. Background check includes driving records. Position open until filled. An S R M E D I A Company.

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About Spokesman Review

The Spokesman-Review serves a 14-county newspaper audience in Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho and Western Montana.