Worcester, United States
This is a position for a Worcester focused online news source that requires thorough research skills and news quality writing skills. This is not an in the field position.
You will be writing your own stories of helping other reporters augment their stories. An example might be a crime story about an opiod related arrest. You would conduct research to include supplemental research like usage rends, arrest trends or addiction statistics. You will play an instrumental role is ensuring high quality, informative content is delivered to our users.
Experienced leadership will help you plan ahead for content goals.
This is a great opportunity to work real stories and build a portfolio of published work. It is very important to us that you are doing work you find rewarding and interesting. Other topic assignments are available.
Write stellar news pieces backed by intensive research. Get published. Build your portfolio.
You should have:
Thorough and meticulous research skills.
Knowledge of search engine operators and some understanding of Boolean searching
Ability to track citations and links to accurately reference your work
Interest in journalism and the writing skills to produce quality news articles that are fact based and not opinion pieces.