Sports/general assignments reporter

City: Aransas Pass, Texas
Newspaper: Aransas Pass Progress/ Ingleside Index
Job Description: The Aransas Pass Progress and Ingleside Index are searching for a sports/general assignments reporter.
Both newspapers are weekly, serving the cities of Aransas Pass, Ingleside and Ingleside On The Bay, and surrounding communities in the Coastal Bend region just north of Corpus Christi, Texas.
We are looking for someone who is committed to covering local news and high school sports. Chief responsibilities involve reporting and photographing sports activities and news/community events, attending and reporting meetings (e.g. city council, county commissioners, school board, etc.), and writing feature stories for print and web.
The reporter also will work with the editor to produce unique, engaging content for web and social media, and will assist in website maintenance on a weekly basis.
The ideal candidate will produce sharp, engaging photojournalism and concise, accurate writing. The ideal candidate also will have a passion for sharing the personal stories of local community members.
The Progress/Index team is friendly, fun, supportive and hard working. We are looking for someone who shares our enthusiasm for and long-standing commitment to quality community journalism.
We’re looking for someone with experience. Requirements include high school diploma/GED, exceptional written/verbal communication skills and basic computer skills.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with social media, AP Style, WordPress or basic HTML and shooting/editing video.
Contact: Email resumes and writing/photo samples to editor/publisher Brittney Hall at