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2021 Virtual Journalism Career Fair

Job ID: 4836
Job Views: 377
Location: , United States
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Job Category: Newspapers,Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 04.27.2021

Job Description

If you are looking for a job in journalism, we are looking for you!

Gannett and the USA TODAY Network has dozens of openings for early and mid-career journalists, from reporters and photojournalists to investigative journalists and editors, in newsrooms around the country.

Join us for our Virtual Journalism Career Fair May 17-20 to fast-track your chances of landing your next career opportunity. We are building more inclusive newsrooms and creating a culture of belonging. 

Pre-registered and pre-qualified attendees at the event will have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with members of our news recruiting team in scheduled interviews. Some of our current opportunities include:

  • Food Insecurity Reporter – The Southwest Times Record, Ft. Smith, AR
  • Policing in Arizona Reporter – The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ
  • High School Sports and College Football Recruiting Reporter – The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, MS
  • News Editor – The Desert Sun, Palm Springs, CA
  • General Assignment Reporter – Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, FL
  • News Content Coach – The (Springfield) News-Leader, Springfield, MO
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Reporter – The Journal News, Westchester, NY
  • PolitiFact Wisconsin / Local Government Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI

Job Requirements

We are seeking candidates for full-time openings in newsrooms across the country who meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in communications, journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Feels driven to beat the competition for our readers’ time and attention.
  • Is self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Understands social media and how to engage readers on digital platforms in the public space.
  • Communicates effectively; able to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure.
  • Applies innovative, creative thinking to support the company’s goals.
  • Understands media law and ethics.
  • Applicants for roles that require driving must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.
  • Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer pre-employment background check, drug screen and, for driving roles, a motor vehicle record check.

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