Wouldn’t you love to work for a group of locally owned newspapers that’s reinvesting in its people as well as its print and web products?
We are New England Newspapers – The Berkshire Eagle, Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and Manchester Journal – the newspaper outfit in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and in Southern Vermont that was purchased from Digital First Media by a group of local leaders. Our objective is this: Become the best newspaper group in the United States. To make that happen, we’re looking to hire the best journalists we can. We’ve already hired some outstanding news reporters, and we’re looking to bring more on board.
The Berkshire Eagle, a New England Newspaper of the Year honoree several years running, has an immediate opening for an arts and entertainment news reporter. The Berkshires are rich in arts, entertainment and culture, and you’ll be writing for our award-winning features sections online and in print, including Berkshire Landscapes, Nightlife, UpCountry Magazine and more. Audio and video production skills are a plus.
We look for excellent writing and storytelling skills, investigative instincts, breaking news and enterprise reporting capabilities, digital and social media chops, etc. We do expect our arts and entertainment reporter to break news, too, and land stories that lead our home page and appear on Page One.
When you apply, provide at least three published clips, along with any other relevant work examples.
We offer a competitive compensation package for the most qualified candidate, including health, dental, vision, and life insurances and a 401K.
To learn more about The Berkshire Eagle and its New England Newspapers Inc. family, visit www.neni.news.
Prepare a brief cover letter, resume and three links/clips of your work and apply for this position at our application page.
We’re looking forward to meeting you.