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Community Reporter

Fairfield, IA

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The Fairfield Daily Ledger is seeking a full time community reporter to cover a variety of news and events in our growing and diverse community of 10,000 residents. Primary responsibilities would include writing stories about local government, human interest pieces, photographing events and layout out pages in the newspaper.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for journalism and community news to showcase Fairfield and the surrounding communities through their writing and photography. Occasionally, assignments will involve working evenings and weekends.

This is an ideal position for someone ready to meet new people and share their stories through feature pieces while covering events that are important to our readers.

A journalism degree or equivalent experience is desired.

This is an hourly position and includes a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision and life insurance options; paid vacation and holidays, 401k and an ESOP plan.
The Fairfield Daily Ledger is a 5 day per week afternoon newspaper with a focus on the local news and events in Fairfield and the surrounding communities in Jefferson County. The paper is part of the three Golden Triangle papers covering Fairfield, Washington and Mt Pleasant Iowa and is owned by its parent company the Cedar Rapids, Gazette.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

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Fairfield Daily Ledger, Attn: Publisher, 112 E Broadway, Fairfield, IA 52556

Posted 11/29/17

Job ID: 62637