• Reporter

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(8/8/2018 2:20 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1764
    # of Openings
    1
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
    Editorial - Reporters
    Category (Portal Searching)
    US-MD-Baltimore
    Physical Location : Location
    Tronc, Inc.
  • Overview

    The Baltimore Sun is looking for a reporter to fill an opening for a general assignment beat. This reporter would be working in a fast-paced newsroom, breaking news online while juggling enterprise and long-term investigations. Candidates should be skilled reporters able to identify and craft good stories and to write accurately under deadline pressure. We’re also looking for a reporter interested in finding new ways to tell stories to a digital audience, and candidates must be adept at using social media. Daily newspaper reporting experience is required.

    Responsibilities

    • Pitch (or be assigned) and report stories that will appear online and in print.
    • Use a variety of media -- text, still photo, video, etc. -- to best effect in storytelling.
    • Use social media to promote content and spark community discussion.
    • Use news awareness and audience metrics/analytics to refine coverage.
    • Ensure that content is optimized for search engines and social media sharing.
    • Report and write strongly sourced blog posts for baltimoresun.com.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred.
    • Reporting experience with a daily newspaper.
    • Good working knowledge with various Social Media platforms. 
    • Experienced with content management systems.
    • Excellent writing, reporting and editing skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with others.
    • Ability to remain organized and follow through on assignments timely.
    • Ability to maintain accuracy in a fast paced environment while managing multiple priorities.

     

    The Baltimore Sun Media Group is owned by tronc, one of the most respected media companies in the world.

     

    tronc, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRNC) is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, tronc operates newsrooms in nine markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida's Sun-Sentinel, Newport News, Virginia’s Daily Press, Allentown, Pennsylvania's The Morning Call, Hartford Courant, and The San Diego Union-Tribune. Our legacy of brands has earned a combined 94 Pulitzer Prizes and is committed to informing, inspiring and engaging local communities.    

     

    Our brands create and distribute content across our media portfolio, offering integrated marketing, media, and business services to consumers and advertisers, including digital solutions and advertising opportunities. 

     

    We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique skills that each person brings to the company. We believe in fostering growth, learning new skills, and making sure every team member feels valued. If you think you'd be a great fit here, we'd love for you to apply!

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