Help Wanted

Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Job Title: Reporter
Company: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
Category: Print Journalist
Contact Person: Robert Bruck
Contacts Title: City Editor
Address: 1401 Frederica St.
City/State/Zip: Owensboro KY, 42301
Phone: (270) 691-7306

The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, an 18,000-circulation newspaper in western Kentucky, is seeking a full-time general news reporter.

We're looking for someone who is self-motivated with a "can do" attitude that can handle a variety of assignments.

If you have a passion for community journalism, this an excellent opportunity to work with and learn from a staff of six seasoned city desk reporters.

The Messenger-Inquirer is part of a growing newspaper chain of small and mid-size dailies, as well as weekly papers primarily in the midwest and south.

The successful candidate will have excellent writing and accurate reporting skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.

We'd prefer a candidate with a year or two of daily or weekly government reporting experience, but recent graduates with previous internships will be considered.

An excellent driving record is a must. We offer competitive pay and benefits. Please send a cover letter, resume and clips to City Editor Robert Bruck at or mail to Robert Bruck, Messenger-Inquirer, 1401 Frederica St. Owensboro, Ky. 42301.

No phone calls please.