We are seeking a smart, aggressive community reporter to provide coverage and grow our audience in the St. John Valley, focusing on Madawaska, Maine, and Edmundston, New Brunswick, for both our daily newspaper, Bangor Daily News, and our weekly newspaper, the St. John Valley Times (SJVT), and the associated websites. This is a full time position. The successful candidate will write a minimum of 3 original pieces daily covering a wide range of news, including local government, business, education, crime/courts, breaking news, state/national topics affecting area residents and special features.
Applicants should demonstrate sound editorial judgment and a mastery of grammar, know how to develop interesting stories, file on deadline and have strong storytelling abilities. Knowledge of digital processes that help our audience connect online, including the creation of photos, videos and use of social media are desirable. Ability to speak French a plus.
To be successful at the BDN, you must be a mature, curious and ambitious person who is excited by challenge and the opportunity to make a difference.
If you are interested in joining our team,
we invite you to submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.