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Features Writer

Company: Capital City Press
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

The Advocate, the largest news organization in Louisiana and a Pulitzer Prize winner, is looking for a features reporter for its Baton Rouge newsroom. The stories we're after range from food/cooking, health, regional travel, arts, music, homes/garden, style trends and profiles of interesting people. We're searching for someone who can balance daily coverage with enterprise stories in a competitive news market.Job ResponsibilitiesDevelop feature story ideas based or as assignedCreate relationships with people in the community to develop access to credible sources for future storiesQuickly post stories online as appropriate and develop them further as neededUse social media tools to develop, distribute and enhance storiesHelp plan and execute the presentation of stories in a way that maximizes digital impactRegularly review metrics on story performance and develop story ideas based on top-performing contentAbility to shift gears and change directions quicklyCollaborate with other reporters or editors on stories and enterprise projectsMeet all deadlines for projects as requested by editorsWrite stories using proper grammar and following AP style guidelinesRework pieces as requested by editors and update pieces as needed for ongoing or developing storiesJob Skills & Qualifications Required:A focus on producing accurate and factual storiesExperience as a newspaper reporterAble to drive and operate a vehicleTechnologically savvy, with proficiency in computers, apps, CMS, file sharing and ability to use other office equipmentThe Advocate is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, developing, and promoting a diverse workforce while providing unique opportunities and career paths for our employees. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and experience levels to apply. PI187399451

Keywords: Capital City Press, Baton Rouge , Features Writer, Advertising , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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