Wyoming Tribune Eagle
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Local Government Reporter

Post Date:May 07, 2020Type:Full time
Start Date:ImmediatelySalary:$30,000-$32,000
Location: United States - Wyoming - Cheyenne Job Reference:
Job Description:

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle is looking for a skilled city and county government reporter to join our award-winning news team any time after Jan. 29.

The ideal candidate will have a background in covering local or state politics, and a willingness to pitch in and cover stories from other beats as they cross over. The ideal candidate will also have a hunger to tell large-scale stories that include visual and digital components, as well as personal stories.

Located in the state capital of Cheyenne, the Tribune Eagle and its website, WyomingNews.com, provide daily news coverage of the southeast corner of the state. This beat includes City of Cheyenne and Laramie County government; local housing issues; a national award-winning county library system and much more.

Cheyenne residents enjoy easy access to the entire Colorado Front Range area, as well as many outdoor recreation opportunities in both Wyoming and Colorado. We are located 90 minutes from both Denver and Rocky Mountain National Park.

Essential skills and requirements:
•         Bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism.
•         Experience with local or state government reporting.
•         Experience with community journalism.
•         Comfortable writing quickly and consistently in AP style.
•         Strong eye for details.
Desired skills and experience:
•         Experience writing enterprise and long-form content, as well as telling personal stories.
•         Experience covering news on social media platforms.
•         Some experience with photography, video and/or design preferred, but not required.

This position is full-time and offers competitive salary and benefits. Please submit a cover letter, résumé and writing clips (3-5) to Managing Editor Brian Martin at bmartin@wyomingnews.com for consideration.

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Contact Information
Wyoming Tribune Eagle
Brian Martin
702 W. Lincolnway
Cheyenne, 82001
United States
Ph: 307-630-8957
Fax: 307-633-3189
Email/URL: bmartin@wyomingnews.com

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