News Reporter - NDN

Newton, IA


This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning news staff!

You will be responsible for crime and courts coverage in Newton and the surrounding community, including the Newton Police Department, Jasper County Sheriff's office, and Iowa Department of Corrections. You will have the opportunity for general assignment reporting as well.

About This Opportunity:
This position is ideal for a reporter passionate about community journalism to cover a growing market not far from the Des Moines metro area.  The ideal candidate will be disciplined with meeting short and long-term deadlines, proficient in AP Style, and able to shoot photos and video.  Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is a plus. 

The preferred candidate will have a bachelor's degree in journalism or related field and at least one year of deadline-driven reporting experience in a daily newsroom. This position requires the candidate to possess and maintain a valid driver's license, dependable transportation, and proof of insurance.

About Shaw Media:
Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines, Pro Football Weekly, a video production unit and a digital marketing services division. Founded in Dixon, Illinois, Shaw Media has been privately owned by the Shaw family since its inception in 1851.

Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:
In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with company match.

Apply Today!

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, along with a resume to:

Online: Apply Now (located below)

Or mail it to us at:
Newton Daily News - Reporter
P O Box 967
Newton, IA  50208

Shaw Media is a Drug-Free Employer.  
Pre-employment background check, driving record, and drug screen required.
This posting may not include all duties of the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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