Junior Reporter/Editor

coverthis.news is looking for freelance reporter to research, develop, and write full news stories on a range of topics affecting the local community. This person will need to have a passion for journalism, as well as having strong writing and editing skills. 


Job Requirements: 

  • Experience writing and researching in a fast-paced online and/or print publication
  • Ability to cold-call people and dig for answers
  • Creative problem solver
  • Assertive
  • Passion for journalism — especially local news
  • Ability to learn things quickly
  • Ability to debate facts and take feedback
  • Ability to work remotely and without supervision
  • Own a computer and cell phone


Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but current full or part time students should apply



  • This is part-time/contractor position (1099) ; payment will be either hourly or per story


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