Help Wanted

The Richmond Register

Job Title: Reporter
Company: The Richmond Register
Category: Print Journalist
Contact Person: Jonathan Greene
Contacts Title: Editor
Address: 380 Big Hill Avenue
City/State/Zip: Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 624-6682

The Richmond Register, a five-day daily newspaper in Richmond, Ky., is looking for a reporter to join an experienced news staff. This key position requires a self-starter, and some weekend and night work is required on a rotating basis. The Register is located in Madison County, 25 miles south of Lexington. This is a full-time position that, among other assignments, will cover local education and reports to the editor. The newspaper can also be found online December college graduates are encouraged to applied.


  • Strong communication, organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to write accurate, effective and engaging stories on deadline when necessary
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or closely related field
  • Proficiency in using computers to write and the Internet to research
  • Familiarity with requirements of photojournalism and ability to take publication quality images with a digital camera
  • Available for evening and weekend work as scheduled
  • Strong initiative
  • Adaptable
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license needed to cover stories

Essential Functions:

  • Develop daily and long-range story and illustrative ideas
  • Write compelling, comprehensive, fact-filled stories on deadline and put readers first by avoiding cliches and arcane language
  • Establish and nurture sources building trust through effective interviewing and reliable accuracy
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to serving readers
  • Develop ideas for illustrating stories and be capable of shooting own images as needed
  • Participate in team meetings and decisions

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, at least five clips and a cover letter detailing experience to Jonathan Greene, Editor, The Richmond Register, 380 Big Hill Avenue, Richmond, KY 40475, or by email to . MV and background check required. No phone calls, please.