Company: M. Roberts Media, LLC
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Are you ready to turn your interest in entertainment and social
events into a career committed to learning and covering features
beat? The Features Reporter covers the burgeoning arts and
entertainment and food and beverage communities in Victoria and
surrounding counties, as well as leads the strong faith beat in
this tightly knit area. This reporter also contributes to our
Discover 361 magazine, which publishes every other month.
So, what do you get? A close-knit, collegial newsroom with editors
ready and willing to mentor you to do your best work. We'll help
you develop your social media and mobile reporting skills
(photography, video, Facebook Live). You'll learn how to use
analytics as a tool to help inform coverage.
Victoria is the largest city in the Crossroads region. Unlike many
large metro cities in Texas, residents of Victoria enjoy low cost
of living and virtually no traffic congestion. Just 30 minutes away
from the Gulf of Mexico, our residents enjoy easy access to the
beach and the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. The Guadalupe River
runs through Victoria, providing great opportunities for kayaking
and canoeing. Victoria is conveniently located in south Texas, just
a couple of hours away from Houston, Austin, and San Antonio,
making weekend getaways to the big city very convenient whenever
the mood strikes you
Duties and Responsibilities
- To establish and build strong working relationships within the
communities being covered.
- To act as a watchdog of the arts community and the public and
private funding that goes into the growing sector.
- To explore and write stories about specific issues as they
- Know how to and be willing to file open records requests for
- To be a positive influence in the newsroom and in the public as a
representative of the Advocate.
- To attend and participate in weekly staff planning meetings.
- To write stories for special sections and Discover 361
- To work with the photography staff to discuss and coordinate
photos to go with stories.
- To shoot videos and occasional photos to go with stories.
- To be honest, fair, transparent, and respectful.
- To perform other various duties as assigned.
An excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision
Long-term, short-term disability and life insurance at no cost.
401(k) retirement plan.
A generous Paid Time Off plan.
Education and Experience:
- - Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field.
- - At least 1 year of journalism experience. (An internship is
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong computer skills.
- Proficiency with Blox CMS preferred.
- Knowledge of AP style
- Superior digital knowledge and skills, including social media and
Language Skills: -
- Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently.
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