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General Assignment Reporter

Working from a general assignment beat, will develop and write major enterprise stories for the daily newspaper and the web. Will pursue investigative pieces, along with trend stories. Will be a go-to reporter for stories on important, complex matters, including database reporting.

  • Will use investigative reporting and writing techniques to develop news enterprise stories for the daily and weekend newspapers and the web, along with some larger, project work.
  • Will show initiative by developing news sources and generating story ideas, but also accept editor assignments on some complex issues from other beats.
  • Will submit work that is accurate, complete, well-organized and compelling.
  • Will meet deadlines and perform well under deadline pressure. Will work closely with assigning editors.
  • Must have valid driver's license, proof of insurance and own transportation.
  • Able to react productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

At least five years' reporting experience with a major metropolitan newspaper.

College degree required. Journalism training with strong liberal arts and/or science emphasis; professional reporting experience essential.

APPLY TO:

Veda Morgan, News Director

The Courier-Journal

525 W. Broadway

Louisville, KY  40202

vmorgan@courier-journal.com