Community News Reporter, Buckrail

Type: Full Time
Location: Jackson, WY
Company: Buckrail Jobs
Skills: reporting, writing, photography, content creation
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Over the last 4 years, Buckrail has revolutionized the media scene in Jackson. There is now a rare opportunity to join the most dynamic news reporting team in the state. Buckrail is looking to add a Community News Reporter to our existing team.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

Traditional skill sets are helpful, but as the media scene has evolved, so must today’s reporters. Buckrail reporters…

  • Can distill a topic to the atomic level, sharing only the most important elements of a story.
  • Are comfortable with photography and video content creation.
  • Can write quickly and cleanly, contributing 5-10 posts each day.
  • Use various social platforms to share content with the community.
  • Have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Are available to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Are active participants within the community and have local knowledge of the area.

Currently open to full-time, part-time, or contract-based applicants.

Now for the juicy stuff.

We’re a passionate group of individuals who like to disrupt the status quo. If the following sounds like you, you’ll love working with us.

  • Enterprising and independent.
  • A passionate learner; you have a desire to be an expert about everything in the community.
  • Successful candidates are team players, take constructive criticism and strive to be the best.
  • Involved in the community and can be present at community events, meetings, and gatherings.
  • Willing and able to be the first person on the scene.
  • Excited to create connections with community leaders and become an advocate for community members.
  • Own projects start to finish.
  • Excited to innovate and experiment.
  • You understand that the future of news is digital and want to be part of the most innovative team in the state.

Feeling motivated?
Send your resume, 3 recent samples of your writing and a brief summary of why you love the community of Jackson Hole to [email protected].