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Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle
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General assignment reporter


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Post Date:Aug 16, 2020Type:Contract
Start Date:Immediately if possible.Salary:$50 per basic news story.
Location: United States - Illinois - Homewood Job Reference:JN-2020-08
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced reporter who enjoys community journalism. Our immediate need is for a reporter to cover regular municipal government and school board meetings and to write other stories generated from those beats. There also will be opportunities to cover other aspects of the community, including breaking news, local issues, interesting people, events and businesses.

Candidates must be residents of the Chicago South Suburbs, generally within 15 miles of Homewood or Flossmoor.

Please send your resume and three to five published news or feature stories to editor@hfchronicle.com.

Homewood and Flossmoor are diverse, inclusive, prosperous, well-educated and welcoming communities. The H-F Chronicle is devoted to comprehensively covering both villages.



Skills:
Ability to establish rapport and trust with sources | writing clarity and accuracy | awareness of journalistic ethics | ability to meet deadlines | familiarity with AP style | basic photography.


Comments:
We pay $50 per story for basic news stories. Our rates increase for feature or more complex news stories up to about $150, depending on the situation.

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Contact Information
Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle
Eric Crump
1361 Olive Road
Homewood, IL 60430
United States
Ph: 630-728-2661
Email/URL: editor@hfchronicle.com
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