General Assignment Reporter

City:  Winfield, KS
Newspaper:  Winfield Daily Courier
Job Description: Applications are now being taken for a general assignment reporter by the Winfield Daily Courier. The individual should be a self-starter. He or she would cover assigned stories and be expected to come up with original story ideas. Some beat reporting would be involved. Pagination skills are desirable, as is a willingness to learn various newsroom jobs over time, including photography. Knowledge of agriculture is desirable, as is an interest in business and industry.
The position is expected to open this summer. It will require 40 hours of work a week for compensation to be negotiated. The reporter is expected to live in Winfield or the immediate area. This is a great opportunity for a young journalist to hone his or her reporting skills at a community newspaper, in a town of 12,400 with a small college (Southwestern College).
Contact: For further information, please contact: Roy Graber, Managing Editor, The Winfield Daily Courier, 201 E. Ninth Ave., Winfield, KS 67156, e-mail: