Lead Reporter

City:  Chickasha
Newspaper:  The Express-Star
Salary Range:  $11-$12/hr
Job Description:  Immediate opening for a Lead Reporter with The Express-Star, Grady County’s Leading News Source. 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 as well as nights and weekend hours. Pagination skills are desirable, as is a willingness to learn various newsroom jobs over time, including photography and videography. Knowledge of jurisprudence and government, economic development and the energy industry is desirable. This is a great opportunity for a journalist to hone his or her reporting skills at a community newspaper in a county of over 53,000. One year professional experience preferred but recent college graduates with strong writing clips will be considered.
Contact:  For further information or to submit your resume, please contact: James Bright, Editor. The Express-Star, 302 N. 3rd, Chickasha, OK 73018, 405.224.2600, editor@chickashanews.com