amNewYork is seeking a reporter to work as rewrite person.
The candidate must have at least three years of reporting experience at a daily newspaper or wire service. This person must be skilled at writing multiple stories each day, drawing on a range of sources as well as contributing original reporting.
The candidate will be asked to write breaking news on topics ranging from: NYC news (politics, crimes…), to celebrity coverage, to national, world and sports events. This person must have the ability to write tightly and brightly, with a real sense of voice, and produce balanced, accurate and compelling pieces under tight deadlines. Flexibility, a good disposition, sense of humor and collegiality are a must.
3-4 years experience working at a daily newspaper or wire service
Excellent writing, reporting and communication skills. Familiarity with New York City.
Ability to use and understand a broad base of information systems, including news wires, data banks of governmental agencies and private organizations, and various other research materials.
Education: A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to managing editor Rolando Pujol at email@example.com. No phone calls please. No relocation.