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Newspaper Reporters write articles about current events for print media. Usual work activities listed on a Newspaper Reporter resume include investigating facts, performing research on current events, taking interviews, writing and editing news, and taking photos using high-end cameras. The most successful example resumes for this job highlight qualifications like writing and research skills, social perceptiveness, computer competencies, teamwork, and time management, since they often need to meet tight deadlines. Eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in journalism.

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1

Newspaper Reporter

Gathered and analyzed facts about local events in Captiva, Florida.

  • Interviewed, investigated, and observed people and public interests.
  • Wrote stories describing events, people involved, backgrounds, meanings, and effects in local newspapers and local magazines.
  • Researched bylaws for investigative purposes.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
International Studies And Religious Studies
MA
International Commerce And Policy
2

Newspaper Reporter/ Radio News Director/online Editor

  • Beats: crime, city government and school boards
  • Developed daily newscasts for radio station; news anchor for daily video webcast
  • Earned two first place awards through Iowa Newspaper Association
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism And Health And Sports Studies
3

Sports/newspaper Reporter

Feature and game-day straight news reporting.

  • Covered various sport "beats" including track and field and volleyball.
  • Published nearly 100 articles in newspaper, to date, as well as corresponding social media posts.
  • Occasional contributor to 'Arts' section of the paper; wrote feature article on student gambling addiction.
  • Worked as a football/recruiting blog writer for Washington.rivals.com over the summer (2014).
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Political Science And Communication
Russian
4

Newspaper Reporter

  • Write eight stories a week for print edition of newspaper under strict deadlines
  • Research stories through various archives for background information and to assure accuracy
  • Cover local events, take photographs and update website.
  • Interview various town officials and residents for stories
  • Speak at Cheshire High School career day and host job shadows throughout the year
  • Write and edit press releases
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Journalism

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