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Community Reporter
Title:Community Reporter
Location:IA - Burlington
Job Category:News Room / Editorial
Division:GateHouse Media
The Hawk Eye newspaper, a daily publication on the Mississippi River in Burlington, Iowa, is looking for an Area Reporter with multimedia and editing skills to join our newsroom. 
This position requires a strong writer – attentive to detail and committed to accuracy – who can provide timely, comprehensive and competitive coverage of Burlington, Des Moines County and surrounding cities.

The successful candidate will be able to assist in our digital operation by adding editorial content in written and visual formats to our website, and promote it on social media – while also having a firm grasp of traditional journalism techniques including the ability to cultivate sources, generate story ideas, use AP style and provide content on deadline. Experience with editing, design, photography and videography are a plus.  A bachelor's degree is required, as is reliable transportation and cell phone. Newspaper experience is preferred, but recent graduates are encouraged to apply. The position will require some night and weekend work.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter and an online link that includes a résumé and written and visual clips to News Content Coordinator John Gaines at or mail the content to The Hawk Eye c/o John Gaines 800 S. Main St., P.O. Box 10, Burlington, IA 52601.

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