State Breaking News Reporter - Night Coverage
Company: Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Location: New Haven
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Breaking News Reporters, State and Local
Hearst Connecticut Media Group's journalists cover communities in
Fairfield and New Haven counties and beyond, serving readers across
platforms, including our sites, app, newsletters, social media
accounts and more for eight daily and 13 weekly newspapers.
We're looking for enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative
Breaking News Reporter to join Hearst Connecticut Media at a time
when we're growing digital subscriptions.
This reporters work would appear on HCMG's new statewide site
CTInsider.com and across our network. They would contribute topical
daily stories and in-depth enterprise pieces of high interest to
This role would be covering the important night shift, 2p - 10p
EST, Monday - Friday. Because of this, would not be required to
work in an office, but you must live in or around Connecticut.
Duties and responsibilities:
Works collaboratively with editors, other reporters, photographers
and audience team members to tell impactful stories across
platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other
Reports and writes quickly and effectively to break news online and
follows up when appropriate with more in-depth enterprise
Demonstrates a comfort level with analyzing and interpreting
metrics and uses them to inform coverage decisions in real-time and
Effectively shoots and edits photos and video to accompany stories
and is able to live tweet or go live on Facebook when it's
warranted for bigger breaking stories
Experience writing or editing at a newspaper, news website or
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in journalism, English,
communications or related field preferred
Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to
effectively juggle multiple tasks
Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus
Valid driver's license and a working vehicle are required for this
This full-time job with benefits is based in Connecticut and is not
eligible for remote candidates.
Send a cover letter, resume and clips for review.
HCMG is committed to growing and retaining a more diverse workforce
that better reflects the communities we serve. We strongly
encourage all people of working age, who are traditionally
underrepresented in media to apply, including women, people of
color, applicants with disabilities, those from the LGBTQ+
community and veterans.
Here's a look at Hearst CT's 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Some great candidates may not check all the boxes for this role. If
you're a passionate, dedicated worker who's interested in Hearst
Connecticut Media Group but don't have all the skills listed here,
please still reach out and tell us more about what you bring to the
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