Suburban reporter (The Des Moines Register)

Des Moines Register Media, Iowa’s leading print and online news source, seeks a reporter to cover the vibrant suburbs of Des Moines including local government, education, and business development, plus enterprise stories aimed at Page 1.

A bachelor’s degree and previous journalism experience required.  Strong internship will be considered.   We want someone with strong news judgment, an understanding of audience and analytics, source development and experience working with others in a collaborative environment. We want someone who produces high-impact journalism that digs deep into consumer-focused government and education topics, uncovers issues that impact readers’ lives.   The successful candidate must stay ahead of the competition as stories develop, use multimedia tools and look for opportunities to connect with the community.

We offer a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, generous vacation policy, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.

We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status. Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment, post-offer drug test and acceptable motor vehicle record.

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