The Daily Nonpareil’s police and courts reporter is responsible for covering breaking news and trials in and around Council Bluffs, primarily regarding the Council Bluffs Police Department and the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office. This position requires a strong relationship with sources in law enforcement and local government. In addition to crimes, fires and trials, the position also produces occasional general assignment, feature and special section pieces as well. Reporters generally work one night per week and one weekend per month.
News gathering, writing and digital skills will all be considered, and a knowledge of government and law enforcement operations is helpful. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and insurance. Some photography experience is helpful.
Previous journalism experience is preferred but not required.
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
BH Media Group Holdings, Inc. (formerly World Media Enterprises/Midlands Newspapers)