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Reporter at The Commercial Review
Writing/Editing - Posted on May 8, 2012
This employer is not willing to relocate.
The Commercial Review, a daily newspaper serving Jay County, Ind., and the surrounding area, is seeking its next reporter.
The core of the position is coverage of government in the city of Portland, as well as city and county police. You will write a variety of feature stories while also building your skills in photography, page layout/design and editing. We have a versatile staff and work together to create an award-winning product.
The Commercial Review is in the midst of its best year in the history of the publication in terms of awards, having earned a variety of honors from the Hoosier State Press Association, Indiana Associated Press Managing Editors and Society for Professional Journalists. We finished third in the field of 32 small daily newspapers in Indiana for general excellence in the HSPA 2011 Better Newspaper Contest.
We are looking for applicants who have writing experience at their collegiate newspaper and/or as an intern at a professional publication. Experience in photography and layout are a plus, but not required. This has traditionally been an entry-level position.
Before applying, take time to review our website (www.thecr.com) and familiarize yourself with our publication. You can sign in with the following information (username: Applicant, password: review) and view recent PDF versions of the paper by clicking on "Today's edition" in the left-hand column.
Send your resume and the three best examples of your work to assistant managing editor Ray Cooney at email@example.com.
About The Commercial Review:
The Commercial Review is an award-winning publication that had the best contest year in its history in 2010-11. The paper walked away from the Hoosier State Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest with 11 awards, including third place in general excellence out of 32 publications in the small daily division. The Commercial Review earned first-place awards for news coverage under deadline pressure, profile feature and sports feature photo. It added second-place honors for headline writing, sports action photo, multiple picture group, graphics and business section, and third-place awards for sports event coverage and multiple picture group.