Reporter/Photographer/Editorial Assistant

CITY: Poteau, Oklahoma
SALARY: Negotiable
NEWSPAPER: Poteau Daily News
DESCRIPTION: Are you passionate about community news and events? The Poteau Daily News, a five-day daily in southeastern Oklahoma, is in search of a full time Reporter/Photographer/Editorial Assistant. The successful applicant will have typing skills; proofreading skills which include but are not limited to a command of grammar, writing and mechanical construction of the English language; copy editing abilities; computer generated page production layout abilities; organizational skills; a positive and enthusiastic attitude and a strong work ethic. The person we are looking for will be a deadline-oriented self-starter and will be able to work well with community leaders and the general public and will be ready to cover a variety of events. Responsibilities include covering local events and meetings, feature writing, photography, daily page design and special sections. Prior experience with InDesign and Photoshop helpful, but will train the right person. Excellent position for person with two to three years of experience who is looking for a positive work environment with a competitive salary and benefits. A commitment to community journalism is essential.
CONTACT: Submit resume and clips to: Laura Young, Managing Editor, Poteau Daily News, P.O. Box 1237, Poteau, OK 74953; or e-mail