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Staff Writer
Murray Ledger & Times

Job Title: Staff Writer
Company: Murray Ledger & Times
Category: Print Journalist
Contact Person: Hawkins Teague
Contacts Title: Managing Editor
Email: editor@murrayledger.com
Address: 1001 Whitnell Avenue
City/State/Zip: Murray KY, 42071
Phone: (270) 753-1916
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Website: murrayledger.com
Description:

Applicants should be personally engaging, confident in their writing abilities, be strong time managers and quick, creative thinkers. Nights, weekends and travel are all part of the job. Applicants should also have a strong eye for design. A knowledge of programs such as Quark XPress, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is a must. Experience with a DSLR camera and associated hardware is also strongly advised. The Ledger is seeking applicants with a bachelor's degree in journalism and an understanding of Associated Press style. Applicants will need to be able to preview a variety of content and edit media advisories received from the university on a daily basis. Our readers expect strong, local coverage year-round.

Send resumes to mdavis@murrayledger.com or editor@murrayledger.com . Attach clippings of your work, which can include designs and/or photos (should be formatted appropriately).

PDFs and web links are also acceptable.

Pay is hourly and based on experience. The Murray Ledger & Times is an equal opportunity employer. Questions or comments can be directed to 270-753-1916.