Reporter

City:  Duncan, OK
Newspaper:  The Duncan Banner
Job Description:  The Duncan Banner is searching for an enthusiastic journalist to contribute in the publication of timely and accurate news. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer with a passion for the job capable of both informing and entertaining our readers.
The job typically involves reading press releases, researching articles, establishing and maintaining relationships with contacts in the community, interviewing sources and writing and taking photos for not only the newspaper but also magazines and online platforms including social media outlets. The ideal candidate should exert enthusiasm, stamina, determination, confidence, perseverance, excellent oral and written skills, interpersonal skills and a good moral and ethical compass while also maintaining a calm attitude under pressure.
Requirements:
• Proven working experience as a journalist or reporter
• Portfolio of published articles or newscasts
• Ability to follow strict deadlines and fast-check information
• Current knowledge of headlines
• Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases). Adobe InDesign and Photoshop are also required for the position and experience is preferred, though we are willing to train the right candidate.
• Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude in extracting information
• Good observation and deduction skills
• Integrity and morality
• Degree in journalism or relevant field
Contact:  Contact Crystal Childers at The Duncan Banner. Email addirector@duncanbanner.com or phone 580-255-5354 x 104.