The seven-time West

Virginia Press Association Newspaper of the Year in Fairmont, WV, has an immediate opening for a full-time multimedia

This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of effective change in a rapidly evolving industry in need of digital-savvy journalists.  The Times West Virginian is truly a multimedia news organization, reaching hundreds of thousands of readers on multiple platforms, including the printed product, website, mobile app and social media.  The candidate will be responsible for regular coverage of government meetings, breaking news, general assignments, processing obituaries, providing excellent customer service, and other general office duties.

The candidate will also be responsible for producing web-exclusive content, long-term digital packages and work with other reporters on building digital audience and readership on the newspaper's website. The candidate should have strong writing, photography and video-editing skills and understand the digital world. The candidate should have a degree in media, communications or a related field.  Professional experience is preferred but not required.

Benefits include paid vacation, health and dental insurance and 401(k).  Salary is based on experience. Candidates should be from North Central West Virginia or be willing to relocate.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and any clips or links relevant to the position to Human Resource Director, Angie Rush at arush@timeswv.com.
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PostedAugust 11, 2017