If you are passionate about small-town, community journalism and are looking to reside in one of the west’s most open and beautiful areas, we have an excellent job opportunity for the right person in Wheatland, Wyoming.
The Platte County Record-Times and Guernsey Gazette, with a combined weekly circulation of 2,200, is looking for a new and enthusiastic reporter to aide the award-winning newspaper's editorial content. Located in southeastern Wyoming, Platte County is home to premier agricultural lands and is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream with plenty of hiking, hunting, fishing, photography and other year-round opportunities. Our growing communities offer the perfect environment with a low cost of living — including no state income tax.
Our reporters are instrumental in writing stories — news, sports and features — taking quality photos and paginating pages utilizing Adobe Creative Suite on occasion. Reporters also play a role with special projects in conjunction with six other sister publications in nearby communities.
Successful candidates must possess strong writing, grammar and spelling skills as well as strong communications skills. We’re looking for a team player that has excellent computer and pagination skills, photography skills, strong work ethic and a desire to package and publish a quality product. Advancement and management opportunities to larger newspapers within top-flight newspaper company are very realistic. News Media Corporation has community newspapers in Arizona, Illinois, West Virginia, Oregon and Nebraska, with 12 papers in Wyoming and six in Colorado. Solid benefit package includes: weekly pay, medical insurance plan, discount prescription benefit, life insurance, 401(k) plan, flex-spending account, paid vacations and mileage reimbursements.
If you are interested in gaining outstanding work experience as a small-town newspaper reporter, send cover letter, resume and at least three references to Publisher Rob Mortimore at firstname.lastname@example.org.