Help Wanted

Reporter - Part Time
The Mountain Advocate

Job Title: Reporter - Part Time
Company: The Mountain Advocate
Category: Print Journalist
Contact Person: Charles Myrick
Contacts Title: Managing Editor
Address: 214 Knox Street
City/State/Zip: Barbourville KY, 40906
Phone: (606) 546-9225
Fax: (606) 546-3175

The Mountain Advocate, an award-winning weekly newspaper in Barbourville, Kentucky, home of Union College, has an immediate need for a part-time reporter to round out its editorial staff.

The ideal person should have a background in writing, either professionally or academically, as well as basic photography skills. Solid, grammatically-correct writing skills along with a public-friendly disposition are a must. Experience in graphic design and/or video editing a bonus. Recent college graduates or college students are encouraged to apply!

The position requires a flexible schedule, with approximately 20 working hours per week. The schedule is mostly afternoons and evenings with an occasional few hours on a Saturday.

The ability to meet deadlines and keep an organized schedule is a must, as well as the ability to discern sensitive and confidential information as to maintain the integrity of both the reporter and the newspaper.

May be subject to a background, motor vehicle history and drug check.

The right person for the job will need to reside locally in Knox County, in close proximity to Barbourville.

If you are interested in becoming the next reporter for Knox County's news source since 1904, please send your cover letter and resume, along with samples of your work and salary requirements to Charles Myrick, Managing Editor. Please, no phone calls or in-person visits.

The Mountain Advocate is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, etc.