News Reporter

Owensboro Times

The Owensboro Times is an online newspaper and member of KPA

Owensboro Times is seeking a skilled and passionate reporter to join our team at an innovative digital newspaper. The ideal candidate will have a background in news reporting and a strong understanding of social media platforms and strategies. Experience with photography and sports a plus. This is not a remote position.

Key Responsibilities:

Research and report on local news
Find and highlight community features
Cover a variety of topics including breaking news, local events, politics, business, entertainment, sports, and more
Develop and maintain relationships with community sources
Utilize digital tools and platforms to enhance storytelling, including multimedia elements such as photos, videos, and interactive features
Monitor news developments and engage with readers through social media platforms
Adapt to evolving digital journalism practices and technologies

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field
Proven experience as a reporter or journalist
Strong writing and editing skills
Excellent verbal communication and interviewing skills
Experience with social media platforms and strategies
Strong understanding of AP style
Flexibility to work occasional evenings, weekends, or holidays as needed
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
To apply: Email Managing Editor Ryan Richardson at

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