Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
Similar Jobs
Technical Writer/Editor Job
Science Applications International Corporation-(SAIC)
Hanahan, SC
Apply Now >
Technical Writer I
Scientific Research Corporation
Charleston, SC
Apply Now >
Technical Writer III
Scientific Research Corporation
Charleston, SC
Apply Now >
Junior Technical Writer Job
Science Applications International Corporation-(SAIC)
North Charleston, SC
Apply Now >
Technical Writer II
Scientific Research Corporation
Charleston, SC
Apply Now >
View more jobs in Charleston, SC
View more jobs in South Carolina

Job Details

Technology and Jobs Reporter

Company name
The Post and Courier

Charleston, SC

Apply for this job

3 hit(s)  


Technology and Jobs Reporter

The Post and Courier



Job #668217159

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Report and write news stories of interest to readers for dissemination across multiple platforms, including print, online, mobile and social media. The stories can be self-generated and approved by a supervisor or be assigned by a supervisor. Position based in Charleston. RESPONSIBILITIES: Broad knowledge of economy and business with demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to the news patterns of the state. Researches stories using personal contacts, databases and/or the Web; finds the most relevant sources for information; develops a list of knowledgeable, diverse sources. Produces story ideas from the assigned beat or from conversations with sources and other members of the community. Brings “real people” into stories, and regularly quotes top officials instead of spokesmen. Writes stories that are clear and concise, using words, sentence construction and organizational format that aid clarity. Complements stories with points of entry and supporting documents. Consistently produces sophisticated stories and story ideas from conversations with co-workers, sources and other members of the community. Writes stories that provide sufficient context and use multiple sources. Conceives and executes an acceptable number of enterprise stories, including those worthy of front-page consideration. Provides timely information to photographers, web editors, graphic artists and presentation editors. Requirements, minimum education level, and experience: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or related field 1-2 years of demonstrated journalism experience Strong communication and interpersonal skills associated with developing trusting relationships and maintaining a high level of confidentiality Strong organization and prioritization skills with excellent follow through Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Digital skills: Prioritizes delivery of relevant breaking news type content for immediate dissemination on our digital platforms, when appropriate and under the guidance of supervisors. Develops and maintains skills needed to provide the photo, video and audio components of a story. Works with Business Editor and digital team early to identify potential video stories, as well as interactive graphics and other appropriate digital components. Accuracy and ethics: Produces work that is accurate in fact, tone and implication. Understands and follows libel law and the rules governing plagiarism. Communication: Discusses original and assigned story ideas with supervising editor, maintaining an accurate planning document to be shared. Stays in touch with desk when covering spot news.Participates in brainstorming sessions to develop detailed and realistic story ideas. Organizational skills: Develops a systematic approach to developing a beat to quickly achieve a high level of knowledge and relevant contacts. Works with supervising editor to meet deadlines and assigned story lengths. Professional development: Works with supervising editor to develop and/or improve reporting and writing skills. Seeks out and participates in training opportunities to improve skills. Flexibility: Reacts to change productively and handles other duties as assigned. Physical Requirement:Close eye work, continuous sitting, constant walking, standing, light to moderate lifting 15-30 pounds (per safety policy). EOE

Updated 05/17/2018

Company info

The Post and Courier

Company Profile

Similar Jobs:
\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPosition Overview\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv\u003E\n\u003Ctable class=\MsoNormalTable\ style='\\\mso-cellspacing:' mso-yfti-tbllook: mso-padding-alt: dir=\ltr\ border=\0\ cellspaci...
News Photojournalist
Location : Charleston, SC
5/7/2018 News Photojournalist Tracking Code 10689 Job Description Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhou...
EmploymentCrossing was helpful in getting me a job. Interview calls started flowing in from day one and I got my dream offer soon after.
Jeremy E - Greenville, NC
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
JournalismCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
JournalismCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 JournalismCrossing - All rights reserved. 169