General Assignment Reporter – The Philadelphia Tribune

General Assignment Reporter – The Philadelphia Tribune

 

The Philadelphia Tribune, an award-winning African-American newspaper, is currently seeking general assignment reporter(s) to write news stories or features as assigned by the editor which may include arts, entertainment, culture, health, politics, etc.

The successful candidate must possess the following:

  • An intimate knowledge of the Associated Press Stylebook and demonstrable experience writing in AP Style.
  • Ability to write clean copy under deadline pressure
    Prior experience writing for a newspaper or website on a broad range of topics including local events, governmental meetings, lifestyle, and breaking news
  • A degree in Journalism or related field preferred
  • A valid driver’s license, lives in the Philadelphia area, and reliable transportation to travel to assignments preferred

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health and life insurance, 401K, and paid vacation.

Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume and relevant work samples to: Human Resources, Philadelphia Tribune, 520 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146 or fax: (215) 735-3612.EOE

Job Type: Full-time