We’re looking for an experienced Freelance Journalist to help us tell the stories that matter to the Bulloch County community!
Grice Connect is searching for a talented and experienced multimedia journalist to fill a freelance position covering breaking news and general assignments for the city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County community, located in the southeastern part of Georgia.
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about telling the stories that matter in our community. You are curious and know the stories people are interested in. You want to tell people what they’re already thinking about.
The successful candidate for this position:
- Has demonstrated experience writing breaking news and feature stories on a wide range of community issues, including crime and justice, education, business, sports and health;
- Reports quickly, clearly and accurately and is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines;
- Has a track record of success in cultivating sources, including with first responders, and fostering community contacts and relationships;
- Isn’t afraid to ask tough questions when required.
- Are driven to find the people behind the stories that matter in their communities;
- Know how to capture passions, struggles and triumphs and communicate them in a compelling way;
- Love digging for a story and explaining the big picture to our readers;
- Are committed to fairness, accuracy and journalism ethics;
- Have exceptional writing skills.
You should have:
- A degree or diploma in journalism, or a related field;
- Superior language, writing and editing skills;
- Strong photography skills;
- Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
- The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
- The flexibility to work some evenings and weekends;
- Familiarity with the Bulloch County area will be considered a strong asset.
If this is you, please apply! We want a cover letter, resume and relevant samples of your work. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Grice Connect
We are local, independent, trusted, and connected. Founded in 2019, Grice Connect is committed to providing an unparalleled hyper-local news product to the people of the Bulloch community. We provide thoughtfully researched articles for a more informed and connected community. We take care of our readers through credible, community-based, public-service journalism.
Grice Connect is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact email@example.com.