Local News Reporter

City:  Fort Smith, Arkansas
Newspaper:  Southwest Times Record
Job Description:  The Southwest Times Record — swtimes.com — is seeking a reporter who understands the police beat, who can develop law-enforcement sources and cover crime and breaking news as well as find compelling stories in the lives of everyday people in our community.
We want a strong storyteller to join our newsroom, someone who is a multi-tasker, a reporter who files daily stories, often two or more each day, and breaks news to the Web while also working on enterprise pieces. Salary will be commensurate with experience. A degree in journalism or a related field is necessary. Editing and writing tests as well as a drug test are required.
Contact:  Send cover letter, resume and 5-7 clips or links to clips to: Jennifer Gill, Metro Editor, at jgill@swtimes.com, or Times Record, P.O. Box 1359, Fort Smith, AR 72902. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.