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Daily News Writer for theGrio


Daily News Writer for theGrio

• Intermediate Level


TheGrio is looking for a daily news writer with an emphasis on Black stories from across America.

Category Writers 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 22, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate will write 1-2 daily news stories, with a particular emphasis on breaking original stories. The position is based in Atlanta. 

  • Write a daily story with original reporting each day covering the Black experience domestically.
  • Stay up to date on relevant trends, stories and experiences that impact Black Americans.
  • Coordinate story parameters with Managing Editor. 
  • Strong knowledge of current events.
  • Research and craft stories in a way that resonates with our audiences.
  • Coordinate the licensing and creation of photography, graphics and videos. 
  • Communicate critical story information with producers and managers. 
  • Diligently maintains schedules and workflows. 
  • Pitch daily story ideas.
  • Knowledge and passion for the culture, history and current affairs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, be proactive and take initiative. 
  • 3 years experience in daily news writing for newspaper or digital media. 
  • Solid news judgment and grasp of journalism best practices. 
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent writing skills, spelling and grammar. 
  • Ability to work well with others under strict deadlines. 
  • Maintains ethical journalism standards.
  • Works as a team player capable of clearly communicating with key stakeholders.
  • Has a firm understanding of rights and clearances.
  • Bachelor's degree required.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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