Regional Reporter

Ballantine Communications, Inc.   Durango, CO   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on December 29, 2021
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Ballantine Communications Inc. (BCI), is a multimedia company based in Durango, CO which owns and operates award-winning print publications, innovative digital marketing agencies and online video channels. BCI has almost 70 years of experience using media to inform and strengthen communities and is always looking for talented, driven and creative individuals to help continue our legacy business lines and help forge new exciting paths for the future. We have an opening for a Regional Reporter with The Durango Herald covering news from northern New Mexico and Southwest Colorado. This full-time position offers excellent benefits! You will cover a wide range of topics of interest to readers in both areas, working primarily in NM and sometimes in the office in Durango, CO.

Responsibilities Include: Search out and report on news in the area Photography and some videography required Regional/beat reporting

Basic Qualifications:

  • One to five years of Reporter experience is preferred
  • Must be able to work independently while maintaining excellent communication with newsroom editors in Durango
  • Proficient in Social Media
  • Proficient MS Office skills
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work weekend and evening assignments as needed
  • Community-oriented
  • Exceptional verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!