News Reporter-Springfield, MA

Employer
MassLive
Location
Springfield, MA
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits pkg
Posted
Aug 06, 2019
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

MassLive seeks a full-time news reporter in Springfield, Mass., with strong writing skills and a passion for breaking news.

The ideal candidate actively proposes story ideas; develops community sources, enjoys engaging with readers, and has a strong social media presence. The Reporter should also be comfortable producing digital packages, including both photography and video.

The right candidate understands the importance of breaking news quickly and accurately, is versatile, and can add depth and a human perspective to news stories of statewide importance.

The Reporter is critical to our organizational success and is charged with helping to drive audience growth for one of the state's largest websites. This is a fast-paced, dynamic beat that is driven by a mix of real-time metrics and community feedback.

MassLive is paving the way for the future of digital news yet remains grounded in the ethics of solid journalism.

MassLive.com is among the leading news and information websites in Massachusetts reaching over 4 million people monthly, and provides an essential 24/7 news, information and social interaction network. As an organization we aim to inform, engage and entertain, as well as promote active participation in the exchange of news and ideas because knowledge improves people's lives. We embrace new ideas and innovation

MassLive.com is a part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 24 cities, reaching 50+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Fearlessness, and Customer Focus. For more information about Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com.

Advance Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.