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Company: BH Media Group
Location: Pleasantville, NJ
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Advertising, Media

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Researches and writes entertainment-related news, features, human interest stories and trends for all platforms; develops and cultivates sources and contacts for Atlantic City Weekly and At The Shore magazines by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

All functions must be performed within established company standards for quality and quantity of work, and other qualification standards such as attendance and rules of conduct; other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews and evaluates written or recorded notes obtained from reporting to isolate pertinent facts and details.

  • Researches facts utilizing the library, public records, news clips, interviews, and other publications to obtain proof, verification or documentation of story's premise. Searches and scans electronic database to obtain information.

  • Outlines and writes articles or stories by deadline; checks and analyzes content of story.

  • Verifies accuracy of questionable facts and obtains supplemental material and additional details from files, reference libraries, and interviews with knowledgeable sources. Converses with established sources in gathering relevant news event information including local and state officials.

  • Works with editors to revise and improve story content.

  • Attends and writes about newsworthy events, including casinos, concerts, restaurants, nightlife, sports and more

  • Responsible for accurate reporting and news judgment. Plans work limited to research and writing assignments by deadline as required.

  • On-site, regular and reliable attendance is required

  • Designs and lays out print papers with InDesign

  • Posts to social media sites and engages and builds audience

  • Works with prepress to learn functions such as newspaper layout

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two years' experience in daily journalism is preferred.


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