August 23, 2010

Entry-level reporter job @ N.C. newspaper

The Stanly News & Press, a thrice weekly newspaper in Albermarle, N.C., seeks a general assignment reporter with a focus on crime and courts.

"The reporter must have a love for community journalism," the ad states. "Be skilled at developing sources and telling stories that matter to readers-both online and in print. Ideal candidates will have experience at a community newspaper or collegiate student newspaper, but recent graduates and retirees are also encouraged to apply ... The Stanly News and Press offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work with an outstanding staff."

Send resume, cover letter and work samples to B.J. Drye, Editor, The Stanly News & Press, PO Box 488, Albemarle, NC. You may also e-mail the same package to the No calls.

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