Engagement Coordinator/Reporter

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Journalism/Media Studies

Position Title

Engagement Coordinator/Reporter

Department

Journalism and Media Studies

Division

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number

20-228

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

The engagement coordinator and reporter works with media partner reporters, students and staff on community engagement projects and general multi-newsroom collaboration. The candidate works closely with multiple newsrooms on longer-term projects intended to make a lasting difference to the community and works with students to put their skills to use in a real-world environment.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in journalism or communications is required along with five years of reporting and editing experience in a newsroom.  Candidates must have excellent writing, editing and reporting skills, including the ability to use social media and multimedia storytelling tools.  Candidates must be able to use Google docs and Wordpress.  Candidates with a master's degree in journalism/communications and/or prior experience using Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Premiere, Audition, Photoshop), audio recording equipment and/or DSLR cameras are highly desirable. 

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Externally Funded

This position is contingent on external funding and the length of employment in this position is dependent on continuation of these funds.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's and/or master's degree in journalism or communications?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

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