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News Reporter

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The Republic-Times in Waterloo, Illinois is seeking a journalist to serve as its main reporter. This person will write a variety of stories and cover such beats as school boards and local politics as well as features. There will also be reporting on government, business and police/court matters. This position is ideal for a recent college graduate, young professional or veteran wordsmith. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

 

  • Writing front-page articles
  • Taking photos to run with stories or by themselves
  • Covering meetings, community events and breaking news
  • Formatting submitted news items to fit the newspaper's style
  • Assisting with social media postings and updates
  • Helping with website articles and updates

 

The hours can be fairly flexible, with some night and weekend work required. 

 

If interested, email your resume and writing samples to Editor Corey Saathoff at corey@republictimes.net

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