The Herald-Mail, an award-winning newspaper in Western Maryland, has an immediate opening for a county reporter. This is a full-time position. This individual will cover all aspects of county government and stories in and around Washington County, Md., plus other general assignments. We're seeking a watchdog reporter with outstanding writing and reporting skills; and someone who possesses the highest ethics. The abilities to shoot and edit video, take basic photos, and use social media are also essential. The successful candidate will know how to interact with others, have a strong professional drive, and the ability to hit deadlines. A minimum of one year of experience reporting at a newspaper is required, and one year of experience covering a governmental body for a daily is preferred.
This is typically a Monday-Friday position, with varied hours. Weekend work is required at least once per month. The Herald-Mail is located in scenic Western Maryland, 75 miles from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and applicable work samples to:
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