Staff Writer-Reporter

City: Miami, OK
Newspaper: Miami News-Record
Job Description: The News Reporter position performs a wide variety of reporting assignments. Covers a “beat” and may work investigative articles and in-depth series which may have regional/national significance. Covers special assignments and regularly seeks out far-reaching story ideas, human-interest pieces and sidebars. Develops and maintains a wide array of contacts within various areas of the community. The top candidates will be self-motivated, exercise sound news judgment, and be proficient in AP style and crafting interesting, well-written features. They must also be capable of tweeting, shooting/editing video and photography.
Job Functions: Reports on assigned stories; seeks out new and different stories; crafts accurate and timely stories and meets submission deadlines; develops community contacts; and protects confidential information and sources.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a college degree in Journalism with 2-4 years experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required.
Contact: All applicants must use the online application form at