Service Journalism Reporter
Company: The Sun Herald
Posted on: January 9, 2022
The Sun Herald is looking for a collaborative, audience-focused
reporter for our service journalism team, whose mission is to help
readers navigate life in Biloxi and Mississippi. These reporters
will use engagement tools such as Google Trends to surface and
answer questions readers are asking in the moment, will write
stories that help readers connect with the news and will create and
manage a library of search-friendly evergreen content.
Experience with audience growth and engagement tactics such as
headline writing and SEO is a must. Expertise in a particular
subject area is not required, but the successful candidate will
bring a deep understanding of what's important to local readers,
preferably earned by working as part of an audience or engagement
team at a local news outlet.
The reporter in this role will report to the Southern regional
service journalism editor.
Experience with audience tools such as Google Trends.
Ability to understand audience metrics and the tactics that move
Passion for the written word as well as video, audio and motion
Enthusiasm for experimenting and iterating, quickly and often.
Strong writing and reporting skills.
Excellent news judgment and journalism ethics.
Strong collaborative instincts and a love of teamwork.
Comfort with a job that will be demanding, fast-paced and
Data reporting experience and ability to work with data
Education & experience:
College degree preferred.
At least 1 year of local news experience is preferred, but recent
graduates will be considered.
Must have reliable transportation. Must have valid driver's license
and vehicle insurance required (at least minimum insurance required
for the state in which the employee works).
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