Reporter – General Assignment, full-time

Employer Wisconsin State Journal
Location Madison, WI
Type Full time
Apply by 8/26/2019
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Posted on August 5, 2019


The Wisconsin State Journal is seeking a general assignment reporter to join its local news team. Under the direction of the city editor, this person will cover breaking news, government meetings and other news and features as needed. We’re looking for someone with demonstrated experience in watchdog reporting, facility with data and public records laws and an ability to develop sources and come up with enterprise stories no one else is reporting. This position also demands an ability to engage audiences via social media, report in real time for our online platforms and an aptitude or desire to shoot video. At least two years of daily newspaper reporting experience is preferred.

This position will require some evening and weekend shifts.

To be considered for the position, applicants must apply online at . As part of your online application, please attach a cover letter and five samples of your work or links to five recent stories.

The deadline to apply is Monday Aug. 26.

Capital Newspapers offers:
-Competitive compensation
-Medical, dental, vision, and life insurances
-401k with company match
-Vacation, personal, and sick time
-Free print subscription to the Wisconsin State Journal and free digital subscription to for all employees

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Capital Newspapers organization is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to maintaining a workforce that accurately reflects our audience and expands our voice.

Pre-employment background and drug screenings apply