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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level
    Entry-Level

Job Description

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally-focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Our current portfolio of media assets includes The USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes USA TODAY, and local media organizations in 43 states in the United States, and Newsquest, a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. We also own digital marketing services companies under the brand LocaliQ, which provide a cloud-based platform of products to enable small and medium-sized businesses to accomplish their marketing goals. In addition, our portfolio includes one of the largest media-owned events businesses in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures. Gannett open roles are featured on various external job boards. When applying to a position at Gannett, you should be completing an application on Gannett Careers via Dayforce. Job postings directing you to complete an application on other external sites may not be valid. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com. Are you passionate about visual journalism in a way that can engage, entertain, and inform audiences? The Holland Sentinel/hollandsentinel.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a photo and digital journalist to capture the most important moments in our community. The right candidate will have experience writing crystal-clear captions, chatting with sources, and spending time on the front lines. We are seeking a journalist who will jump into action in breaking news situations and be dedicated to our market, in addition to aiding other papers in the network and working closely with our sports team. Equity and inclusion are central to our reporting and we need a photojournalist who shares in our mission of including the vast array of subjects, including a diversity of ages, genders, races, religions and physical and mental abilities. Responsibilities include: Connect with the community through storytelling. Working with your editor to evaluate what’s working and what’s not and develop ongoing plans to better reach audience needs. Capture high-res photos and video and aiding in other visual journalism. Requirements: Bachelor’s or master’s in communications, journalism, photojournalism, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two years of reporting experience in a daily newsroom. Strong communication skills, news judgment and caption-writing ability. Strong interpersonal skills, including empathy and compassion. Proficiency on social media platforms; including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and experience engaging readers in this public space. Energetic self-starter and a fast thinker who can spot scenes that matter. Ability to multitask and excel in a fast-paced environment under intense deadline pressure. Ability to work collaboratively and efficiently with a team of journalists. Command of media law and principles of ethical conduct. This role requires a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law. Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer pre-employment background check, motor vehicle record check and drug screen. We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order: Your resume – one to two pages. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job. Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced that best reflects what you can do in your desired role. It’s important these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration. #Newsgnt #LI-CB1. Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.’s Recruitment Department at [email protected].