Bachelor’s degree in journalism. At least 3 years of experience reporting and interviewing in newspaper, magazine or other news environment. Familiarity with newspaper industry a plus. Strong knowledge of AP Style and journalism ethics and principles necessary. First-rate writing, editing, proofreading and specialized computer skills, including basic knowledge of web uploading, layout and graphics programs such as Photoshop. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong ability to work independently and as team member. Must be able to work quickly under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines.
Salary $47500-$51k, commensurate with experience.
Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information:
- Cover letter;
- Three writing samples;
- Three – five professional references (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
(If you are uploading a pdf document, the document needs to be a file that was created and can be manipulated and converted in order to upload.)
Deadline to apply for this position is December 19 @5 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.