Lead Reporter

City:  Duncan, Oklahoma
Newspaper:  Duncan Banner
Job Description:  The lead reporter is the second in command of a five-person newsroom. He or she will report directly to the News Editor. The job consists of writing for two beats, typically including city and crime. General assignment and sports reporting will also be needed upon request. Photography and design skills are a benefit, but not a requirement. The lead reporter will edit copy in addition to writing crisp and clean copy of their own. The Duncan Banner is a 5-day a week paper located 35 minutes east of Lawton and 75 minutes southwest of Oklahoma City. We produce a quarterly magazine in addition to the daily paper. The Duncan Banner is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., and offers full benefits along with vacation time, sick leave and 401K options. Candidates should have at least one year of newspaper writing and editing experience. Recent college graduates with college newspaper management experience will also be considered.
Contact:  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and three clips to jbright@duncanbanner.com.