Breaking News Reporter
Company: Biloxi Sun Herald
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Sun Herald in Biloxi, Mississippi, is looking for an
aggressive, lightning-fast reporter who can jump on breaking news
that is essential to our communities and tell the stories through
words, photos and video as well as on social media.
From late-night mayhem to natural disasters and everything in
between, this reporter will identify the breaking stories that our
communities need or want to know about, tell them in an engaging
way, update them as often as necessary and help them reach a large
audience by adding an irresistible headline, impeccable SEO and
As a Breaking News Reporter, you must understand the need for speed
as well as context, and you must be committed to increasing the
sense of urgency across the newsroom. Your goal is to help us grow
our audience reach and earn loyal readers by making sure we are a
credible, timely and compelling source of breaking news in Biloxi
and surrounding counties.
- 1+ years of reporting experience.
- Strong writing and reporting skills and excellent news
- The ability to shoot passable photos and videos;
- Solid news judgment and excellent journalism ethics;
- Understanding of open records laws and the ability to file,
manage and oversee requests pertinent to beat work;
- Ability to engage with readers and develop sources on social
media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram
- Understanding of SEO and other optimization opportunities and a
demonstrated ability to learn new skills in social and
- Ability to correctly identify audiences for selected
- A strong entrepreneurial spirit, deep curiosity and high
- A collaborative style that works comfortably across teams
spread throughout the office and company;
- You must have reliable transportation;
- You must have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance
with at least the minimum insurance coverage required for the state
in which you will be working.
To Apply: Please provide work samples or a link to your
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