El Dorado News-Times
The El Dorado News-Times is looking for a dedicated and dependable reporter to join its award-winning news staff. Join us for an opportunity to practice journalism with a dynamic, profitable family-owned corporation that is one of the great success stories in the news industry!!
The job is based in El Dorado, the county seat for Union County in South Central Arkansas and home to the thriving downtown Murphy Arts District.
Reporters are expected to write stories, take photos, share content on social media and design pages when necessary. Candidates should be able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. This position will require some work during the evening and on weekends.
A degree in journalism, or a related field, from an accredited college or university is desired with at least one year of professional experience in writing news and feature stories.
Please send your resume with references and three clips to News-Times general manager Rita Haldeman at firstname.lastname@example.org
About this company
The El Dorado News-Times traces its roots back to the El Dorado Times, which first published in 1889. In 1928, C.E. Palmer purchased what had become the News-Times Publishing Co. Mr. Palmer’s son-in-law Walter Hussman, Sr. took over in 1957 after Palmer’s death. Hussman’s son, Walter Hussman, Jr. remains as Chairman of what is now known as WEHCO MEDIA, INC.
In addition to El Dorado, WEHCO MEDIA, INC. owns newspapers in Camden, Magnolia, Hot Springs and Texarkana, as well as the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Fayetteville, the Chattanooga Times Free Press in Chattanooga, Tennessee and three newspapers in central Missouri.
The ongoing mission of the News-Times is to provide local news and information that is of importance to El Dorado and the Union County community. If it matters to you, it matters to us!
Location/Region: El Dorado, AR (71730)