News gathering, story development, news writing, general assignment reporting for both print and online platforms.
Gathers information for assigned stories. Composes information into news and feature stories. May take photographs or shoot video to illustrate stories. Maintains and updates assigned digital technology as necessary. Consistently meets deadlines. May edit, or assist in editing, video and/or audio. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Other duties may be assigned.
No supervisory responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university; or four years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
An additional six months experience in a related field is required.
An individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software and Word Processing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating. Driver's license is required because employee will need to drive to perform the duties required of this position.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Some evening, holidays and weekends may be required. Must be prepared to show published samples of previous work and take a writing test. Must be able to operate various types of digital cameras and video cameras. Knowledge of digital cameras, video equipment and camera equipment preferred. of desktop publishing is preferred, particularly Adobe Suite.
Work hours may vary depending on assignment. Evenings and weekends may be required.
Must be prepared to show samples of previous published work and take a writing test.