News Writer

City:  Tahlequah
Newspaper:  Cherokee Phoenix
Salary:  $13.77 Hourly
Job Description:  Gathers information for assigned stories. Composes information into news and feature stories. May take photographs or shoot video to illustrate stories. Maintains and updates assigned digital technology as necessary. Consistently meets deadlines. May edit, or assist in editing, video and/or audio. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications: EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university; or four years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: An additional six months experience in a related field is required. Must be able to operate various types of digital cameras and video cameras. Knowledge of digital cameras, video equipment and camera equipment preferred. of desktop publishing is preferred, particularly Adobe Suite.
Contact:  Interested applicants should apply and submit resume at
Brandon Scott, Executive Editor -
Travis Snell, Assistant Editor -
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