We’re looking for a writer but not just any writer. Someone passionate about local news – from community happenings to restaurant openings to breaking news and more. Who loves telling the stories and tracking down the facts that are at the heart of any article. Has a sixth sense for what readers want and a knack for working sources and spotting stories.
We need someone immersed in our community to write from the vantage point of a local, with the critical eye, accuracy, and balance of a journalist. We are looking to fill a full-time staff writer/photographer opening based out of South Portland, to cover both the hard news and features across Southern and Midcoast Maine for The Forecaster, our award winning weekly six-edition newspaper. We need a versatile, self-starter, competitive and enthusiastic with a desire to produce news and feature stories, and enterprise projects for print and online.
Experienced reporters are welcome, but this is also an excellent opportunity for those looking to start out in the world of journalism. Preferably with college or professional newspaper experience, confident and capable with strong writing?and reporting skills. We embrace?newsroom technology and the use of social media, and so should you. This is a close-knit team based on mutual respect, who grow together and support each other, looking to add to the family. Is that you?