City: Gainesville, Texas
Newspaper: Gainesville Daily Register
Job Description: The Gainesville Daily Register, a 5,000-circulation daily newspaper in Gainesville, Texas, is looking for a versatile community reporter who is savvy with the use of social and digital media in a journalistic setting. We are looking for an energetic and organized individual who can adapt to variety of assignments including coverage of local education and community organizations, spot news, feature writing and the arts. The reporter must be able to write in a daily deadline setting, learn and assist in Quark pagination and Internet content. Applicants must have a car. Our reporters contribute to other CNHI newspapers across the country and in Texas.
About Our Newspaper-- The Gainesville Daily Register has served Gainesville and the surrounding cities in Cooke County for 125 years. The Register emphasizes excellence in community reporting, and we pride ourselves on being the only daily newspaper in Cooke County. We have seen steady increases in our online readership. The staff covers a variety of community topics of local importance and interest such as agriculture and business, health care, the oil and gas industry, crime, courts, and economic development. The newspaper offers an outstanding benefits package that includes vacation, health insurance and a 401K plan.
About the Region-- Our circulation area, with a population in excess of 40,000 is located in the rolling land of rural north central Texas, 70 miles north of the Dallas-Fort Woth metroplex, and 8 miles from Oklahoma and the Red River. We have a rich heritage, numerous annual festivals, thriving horse and cattle ranches, abundant opportunities for stargazing and outdoor fishing and other activities, and a favorable cost of living. The weather is ideal for outdoor activities with abundant sunny days and a moderate winter climate.
Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. is a privately owned local media company serving 150 communities in 24 states. Based in Montgomery, Ala., CNHI operates 80 daily newspapers, 48 non-dailies and numerous specialty publications in the Midwest, South and East.
Contact: To apply for this position please send your resume to Publisher Jim Perry, email@example.com.
Posted on Tue, December 31, 2013
by Morgan Browne