Senior Reporter

Employer
Caribbean Life Publication
Location
Downtown Brooklyn, New York
Salary
Competitive salary + health benefits and 401k match
Posted
Feb 13, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Company Description

Schneps Media is the largest community media company in the history of New York City and New York State. Schneps dominates the local market with award-winning content across community newspapers, magazines, digital assets and the most powerful group of events in New York City, Long Island and Westchester.

Schneps Media, the publisher of Caribbean Life, is seeking a full time senior reporter to cover local news and news from the Caribbean. This position will be responsible for writing stories, helping to edit stories and updating social media channels.


New York City is home to the largest Caribbean community in the United States and Caribbean Life has been serving this Community since 1990.

Caribbean Life Senior Reporter Job Description

The reporter is responsible for writing weekly stories – a mix of breaking news, event and meeting coverage, crime coverage, and supportive content. Additionally, the reporter will be responsible for generating his or her own list of story ideas weekly, taking photos, captioning photos, and captioning social media posts in collaboration with the editor.

Caribbean Life Senior Reporter Job Qualifications

Candidates should be familiar with the Caribbean Life publication and be able to report and write stories on a tight deadline. Strong knowledge of the Caribbean Community – here and abroad a plus. Candidate should be a self-starter, hard working individual that can pitch stories and passionate about news preferred.

Prior writing and reporting experience for a newspaper or its digital equivalent is required.

Caribbean Life Senior Reporter Job Benefits:

This position includes competitive salary, health insurance and 401k match

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a selection of clips via the link provided.

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