The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette seeks a reporter prepared to help us remain the most significant source of news and information in our region.
We need a reporter who understands the best places to find the important issues facing a community are away from the board meetings. The best candidate for this position will be allergic to jargon and proficient at providing news on multiple platforms.
The area of responsibility will be education throughout the Northwest Arkansas region.
The best candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the role and scope of school districts and boards; a clear, inviting writing style; good story organization; and a desire to write issue-oriented, enterprise pieces.
The preferred candidate must have a degree in journalism or a related field and knowledge of AP style. Relevant experience at a daily or weekly newspaper also will be considered as well as entry-level applicants with experience reporting and writing news for a college publication.
We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package.
Work schedule is Monday-Friday with several night meetings a month and occasional weekend assignments. Successful applicant must have a good driving record, valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
This is a safety-sensitive position. Drug-free workplace. EOE.