Overview

<p>Newsday Media Group (NMG) is one of the nation’s most dynamic media organizations, serving Long Island and New York City through its portfolio of mobile and digital products, print publications and live events. With 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other esteemed awards for outstanding journalism, our mission and vision is to engage consumers and businesses by connecting them to the communities in which they live, work and play.</p>

<p>Newsday is looking for a breaking news reporter with visual and social media skills.&nbsp;</p>

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<p><strong>Duties&nbsp;</strong></p>

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<li>Create content (articles, videos, photos and social media posts) that accurately informs readers of breaking news and enterprise, including crime, politics and general assignments. The candidate should understand the importance of all platforms and the need to react rapidly.</li>
<li>Work with local editors and apply metrics to better understand key audiences and subject matters.</li>
<li>Collaborate with the production team to provide all appropriate elements for stories (i.e., photos, videos and graphics). Capture basic photos and video as needed.</li>
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<p><strong>Skills and requirements</strong></p>

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<li>Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years writing experience.</li>
<li>Effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to get along with diverse personalities.</li>
<li>Ability to multitask and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.</li>
<li>Use time efficiently.</li>
<li>Self-motivation.</li>
<li>Speed in executing assignments. Clarity and precision in writing.</li>
<li>The ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues across all Newsday platforms</li>
<li>Desk jobs are largely sedentary roles that would require one’s ability to sit for extended period of time up to full 8-hour shift;</li>
<li>Ability to reach, bend, lift, push, pull and carry a minimum of 25 lbs (i.e. – files, folders, laptop, workbooks, supplies…)</li>
<li>Ability to type a minimum of 40 wpm.</li>
<li>This position requires the employee to regularly communicate with others throughout the work day.</li>
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<p><strong>Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.</strong></p>

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