Breaking News Reporter
Job Details
Experienced
Lancaster Newspapers, Inc. - Lancaster, PA
4 Year Degree
Any
Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Description

Revisiting cold cases. Identifying trends in crime. Examining the criminal justice system and holding police, prosecutors and judges accountable. Reporting from the field in real time, with all the digital storytelling tools at our disposal, on natural disasters and emergencies. LNP | LancasterOnline's Public Safety reporter serves as the eyes and ears for our community's 540,000 residents by breaking news online, providing context and insights in print the next day, quickly parsing data to explain why it matters, routinely chasing down enterprise stories and following through on mid- to long-range investigative projects.

LNP Media Group offers excellent health, prescription, dental and vision benefits as well as a retirement plan.  Free garage parking for all employees!  EOE.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, mass communications or related field is required, with a proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems, producing digital and print content, preferred.
  • May be required to meet AP writing style, depending on the publication.
  • Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as necessary.
  • Team player who enjoys a fast-paced work environment.
  • Wishes to work in a business environment in which every employee seeks to be great every day.
  • Proficient use of PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet, photo/video equipment
  • Ability to travel to events or venues for stories
  • Ability to work nights or weekends on occasion.