Corporate Journalist Wanted

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  • Job Type: full time
  • Reports to: president, vice president, production manager
  • Closing: 8/11/2017 11:59 p.m. Central

News Link seeks an energetic, creative and versatile photojournalist to identify stories, conduct interviews, write articles, take professional photos and maintain a high level of customer service. Journalists essentially become the internal communications director for large employee audiences. Since 1985, News Link has published content for more than 100 world-class organizations. News Link is a drug-free workplace and conducts random drug, background and motor vehicle checks. 

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Identify news and initiate conversations leading to stories

• Conduct professional interviews with creative and strategic questions

• Write tight copy following AP Style rules

• Take professional, quality photos

• Check facts and provide consistent style

• Communicate with a variety of people in person, over the phone and via email

• Communicate with managers, editors and designers about assigned jobs

• Learn and follow accepted safety practices on job sites

• Learn industry terminology and definitions, corporate style sheets and other resources to ensure special requests by the customers are met

• Verify all name spellings

• Employ time management and organizational skills

• Make sound decisions using available information

• Pay close attention to detail and to ensure accuracy of data

• Organize multiple work assignments and establish priorities

• Ability to travel approximately 10 work days in a month

• Perform other duties as assigned

• Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred but not required

• Valid drivers license required

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