CorpusChristiRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Corpus Christi jobs

South Texas Reporter

Company: San Antonio Express-News
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

The MySA.com team is seeking a South Texas Reporter. In this role, you will craft stories, commentary, and then some for a new, developing audience. The mission will be to write time-sensitive stories that cover a diverse South Texas audience while also being a rich resource for travelers to the area. This person should have an innate story sense; able to identify and nurture local stories of national importance. The ideal candidate needs to understand the internet as a living and breathing being, and craft thoughtful, funny, insightful content for an evolving readership.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Quickly turn around trend pieces and features.
  • Cover evolving stories with a sense of urgency.
  • Create and maintain a steady supply of sources for story ideas that allows a depth of ideas each day that can provide different options to choose from---------------.
  • Work with other newsroom staff on shared byline projects, as necessary.
  • Be familiar with contact information for various agencies to obtain information as quickly as possible.
    Competencies/Critical Skills:
    • Report news quickly and accurately.
    • Interest in and familiarity with RGV/Texas Coast culture and curious about the world around them.
    • Deep understanding of social media's role in publishing, for both reporting and audience building.
    • Enjoys developing voice-driven pieces on culturally relevant topics
    • Shoot photos and videos to tell stories in multiple ways.
      Experience, Qualifications, Technical Requirements, Education:
      • Bachelor degree in English, Journalism, or Communication required.
      • 2-3 years of experience writing for digital media required.
      • Experience working at another Texas-based media property; can bring fresh thinking and ideas to this role preferred.
      • Understanding of audience engagement metrics preferred.
      • News writing experience and familiarity with AP style required.
        As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Newspapers requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after November 11, 2021, be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Hearst Newspapers will consider requests for reasonable accommodations on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Keywords: San Antonio Express-News, Corpus Christi , South Texas Reporter, Advertising , Corpus Christi, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Corpus Christi RSS job feeds