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Lead Jaguars Reporter
Title:Lead Jaguars Reporter
Location:FL - Jacksonville
Job Category:News Room / Editorial
Division:GateHouse Media
Cover all areas of Jaguars, write enterprise and features, and tell stories in print and online. Coordinate other reporters and freelancers related to Jaguars coverage. Assist sports editor with editing, planning for print and online coverage and assigning stories for all areas of sports coverage as needed. Must display savvy digital and social media skills and be able to tell a story on multiple platforms. Create videos and podcasts on their own and/or as part of daily coverage. Prepares own content for digital presentation and promotes it on social media.

Experience reporting and writing stories for digital and print products within a deadline-based environment. Strong news judgment. Be able to quickly file breaking news online and then add context to stories during the day. Have experience using social media and be able to learn how to manage the homepage of Knowledge of AP style. Bachelor's degree in journalism, English or a related discipline preferred.

Must be able to sit, while viewing a computer screen, for extended periods of time. Must be able to utilize general office equipment. Must be able to work days, nights and weekends as scheduled. Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, current automobile insurance, and a personal cellular device.

Ability to manage several tasks, produce a high volume of work under consistent deadline pressure within a drug-free, smoke-free environment. Large office with considerable traffic, interruptions and occasional high noise volume.


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