General News Reporter

Limestone Communications, the award-winning publisher of The Berkshire Record, The Berkshire Courier and The Berkshire View as well as regional seasonal magazines, is seeking a dynamic news reporter.

Overview: The news reporter position includes covering towns and their governments, writing analytical enterprise pieces, covering spot news, writing engaging features, producing in-depth stories on issues and institutions as well as page production using InDesign. The successful applicant must be energetic, organized, self-motivated and able to work quickly and accurately on deadline. The ideal candidate must have the ability to distill complex subjects into understandable, accessible elements and juggle multiple assignments. We offer the right candidate, who is dedicated to the profession, growth opportunities to advance within our organization.

Experience: Two to three years’ prior experience as a reporter is preferred, but will consider more recent college graduates with newspaper experience, particularly those who had served as an editor of their college newspaper.

Additional Requirements: You must possess basic photography skills, have a digital camera, a reliable vehicle and know AP style.

Send a covering letter, resume and clips to berkshirerecord@yahoo.com. Must be able to come to Great Barrington for an interview.

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