Part Time Reporter
Richmond Pulse is youth-led, community media platform for Richmond and West Contra Costa County, an area ripe with story-telling potential.
We are a non-profit, grant-funded local news organization.
We are seeking a reporter ready to jump into covering local news and city politics. This position is ideal for new journalists eager to work a beat or veterans who want to tell great stories.
Since its founding in 2011, Richmond Pulse has been a training ground and stepping stone for ambitious journalists who have gone on to KQED, NPR, Youth Radio and Jigsaw Productions, to name a few.The ideal candidate is a self-motivated and passionate about community journalism and should be comfortable using social media to promote his or her stories. Some reporting experience at a daily or weekly is preferred, but all candidates will be considered.
Photography experience is a plus.
CONTACT INFOMalcolm Marshall
REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
This is a part-time position with a varying schedule, up to 20 hours a week. Pay is $20 an hour and you can work from our office in Richmond or wherever you write best, but must have transportation to get to news events.
- Excellent writing and reporting skills, including knowledge of AP style.
- Able to write quick, clean copy as well as narrative features.
- Enthusiastic and driven to produce quality work.
Based in the East Bay, preferably West Contra Costa County.
HOW TO APPLYDeadline:
Send a brief cover letter, resume and three published news stories (links are best) to Malcolm Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org.