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Multimedia Journalist
The Messenger

Job Title: Multimedia Journalist
Company: The Messenger
Category: Print Journalist
Contact Person: Mike Alexieff
Contacts Title: Editor
Email: malexieff@the-messenger.com
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City/State/Zip: Madisonville, KY
Phone: (270) 824-3221
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Description:

The Messenger, a 5,100 circulation, six-day award-winning daily is seeking an ambitious multimedia reporter. The successful candidate will be skilled at both hard news and feature writing, as well as photography and social media. Critical attributes include attention to detail, a passion for making government meeting coverage relevant to readers, and empathetic storytelling skills. Madisonville, Kentucky, is a dynamic city that serves as a regional government, financial and healthcare hub. Nashville is 90 minutes away and we are close to the outdoors paradise of Land Between the Lakes. Knowledge of AP style and the ability to produce clean copy is required. Newspaper experience preferred, but will consider recent college grads with one or two internships under their belts. The Messenger is part of Paxton Media Group, a growing, family-owned company with more than 30 daily newspapers and numerous weeklies.

Send a cover letter, resume and three clips to Editor Mike Alexieff at malexieff@the-messenger.com.