MLive.com seeks a general assignment reporter in Kalamazoo to cover breaking and trending news for the state’s largest news website. This is a fast-paced, hard-news beat in a dynamic, engaged community. The right candidate understands the importance of breaking news quickly and accurately, is versatile in handling government beats, community news and crime coverage, and can add depth and a human perspective to news stories. Candidates should also be able to balance day-to-day news coverage with longer-term enterprise projects. MLive is an innovative, digital news organization where experimentation, flexibility and audience focus are musts. We are paving the way for the future of digital news, yet we are grounded in the ethics of solid journalism.
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Extensive computer use required. Some travel required. Ability to work flexible work schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed.
MLive Media Group is an audience-first, digitally focused media company encompassing all content, sales and marketing operations for: MLive.com, The Grand Rapids Press, The Muskegon Chronicle, Kalamazoo Gazette, The Jackson Citizen Patriot, The Ann Arbor News, The Flint Journal, The Saginaw News, The Bay City Times and the Advance Weeklies in Grand Rapids, as well as several related entities. In addition to being Michigan’s #1 news and information provider, MLive Media Group is Michigan’s largest local media advertising network, allowing advertisers to reach local audiences in communities across the state.