Close Date 6\/2\/2018 Description The Echo Press, Alexandria, Minnesota, is looking for a full-time curious, motivated reporter to cover cops and courts as well as general reporting. Echo Press has a daily digital following PLUS is an award winning twice-weekly newspaper that covers the news of Douglas County. In addition to covering cops and courts, this position offers opportunities to report on a variety of important stories in Douglas County and offers flexible hours that include nights and weekends. Responsibilities: Covering relevant, newsworthy topics in the community. Cover cops & courts beat and other breaking news. Building relationships with community members. Photography of news and community events. Playing a key role in building our social media following. Position Requirements Bachelor\u2019s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience covering cops and courts preferred. Excellent communication skills, and the ability to write accurate, clear and concise stories on deadline in a fast-paced environment. Must have a valid driver\u2019s license and a driving record that is insurable by the company. The position also offers a healthy benefit package with PTO, paid holidays, medical, 401k and more. About the Organization Forum Communications Company is a multimedia news company with locations across ND, SD, MN and WI. We have over 1,700 employees that work towards a common goal, delivering quality products and information to our clients and viewers. We publish both print and online versions of our newspapers. We develop websites and apps. We own and operate television and radio stations and offer agency services and sales solutions. We pretty much do it all! EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is currently accepting applications.