Newspaper Reporter Resume Samples

A Newspaper Reporter is hired basically to deliver updates and analyze the current happening and keep the public updated. The job description entails creating stories, breaking news through various channels such as television, online news sites, printed newspapers, magazines, and radio. Duties listed on the Newspaper Reporter Resume are – keeping up with all local and global happening; covering a wide variety of stories; conducting and scheduling interviews; tracking influencer’s work; verifying information gathering through interviews; finalizing news content; following news event and other media sources; gathering and writing news, and generating stories.

Inquisitive, outspoken, and daring individuals with the following skills are in demand for this role – strong writing skills, strong research skills, an excellent understanding of Associated Press style; excellent live reporting skills, strong on-camera presence skills; and experience in shooting and editing videos. Most employers select candidates with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Newspaper Reporter Resume example

Newspaper Reporter Resume

Summary : A detail-oriented reporter with 5 years of experience and a zest for solving complex problems. Seeking to use proven project management and design skills to improve quality, cost, and time metrics.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Applications; Writing And Communications; Customer Service; Clerical And Administrative Duties.

Description :

    1. Interviewed, researched, and wrote daily news stories on a wide variety of subjects for print and online content.
    2. Coverage included a focus on district and criminal court cases, local and county government, business, health, education, agriculture, breaking news, and human interest stories.
    3. Strove to bring the highest journalistic standards to the work.
    4. Helped to facilitate a greater understanding within the community about people and issues impacting life.
    5. Demonstrated the ability to connect with, listen to, and interact with people from diverse backgrounds in order to share their stories in a truthful and compelling way.
    6. Accurately reported on complex issues.
    7. Researched and fact-checked sources, wrote, edited, and created budgets.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In English


Newspaper Reporter Resume

Summary : Three years of administrative experience in the human services field, which includes regular facilitation of agency training and classes. Facilitated numerous poetry and song-writing workshops at local libraries. Several years of college teaching experience, including English 099, English 101, and English 204 (Interpersonal Communication).

Skills : Administration, Teaching, Human Services.

Description :

    1. Wrote feature news stories, including human interest and investigative articles.
    2. Covered city and county legislature elections.
    3. Conducted numerous interviews with local and state politicians, including Senator Charles Schumer.
    4. Served as the newspaper's main photographer.
    5. Covered local and statewide environment, public interest, and advocacy groups.
    6. Managed three geographic regions as a beat reporter, covering city government, education, business, health care, courts, public interest and entertainment.
    7. Responsible for a bi-weekly column and blog.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.A. In English Literature


Newspaper Reporter Resume

Headline : 12 years experience in the area of communications. Energetic, creative, and challenge-driven professional, qualified by experience and education as a reporter.

Skills : Strong Communications And Marketing, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Created and maintained rapport with the public and officials.
    2. Gathered news and wrote articles for a weekly publication.
    3. Managed and operated Bourbon branch office.
    4. Designed page layouts, shot and edited digital photos.
    5. Utilized Adobe InDesign on Mac platform for page layout and design.
    6. Authored and filed stories daily.
    7. Covered late-breaking news, concisely and accurately.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Communications

Newspaper Reporter Resume

Summary : Looking to continue to write about the ways people are connected to one another and the spaces they navigate, whether it's a description of proposed transportation infrastructure in a grant application or a newspaper editorial entitled Selfie-Centered or Just Gadget-Beguiled.

Skills : Problem Solving, Communication, Writing, Innovation, Customer Service, Active Listening, Story Telling, Coaching, and Mentoring.

Description :

    1. Collected information and prepared stories that informed people about local events.
    2. Provided views on current issues, news tips, investigate leads, observe on the scene, looked at documents, and took interviews of locals.
    3. Took notes, photographs, and shot videos.
    4. Attended Chamber of Commerce and local school meetings.
    5. Interviewed local high school football coaches and reported over other sporting events.
    6. Interviewed subjects for news stories.
    7. Wrote and edited news content on a daily basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Paralegal Studies Program

Newspaper Reporter Resume

Objective : Enjoy leading and educating people working in healthcare. It's important that employees do an excellent job for patients/clients and that the employees feel valued.

Skills : Typing 75wpm, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Wrote articles for the community to reach out to teens.
    2. Volunteered at this nonprofit organization, learned the skills to connect to the community as well as the importance of diversity.
    3. Reported, wrote, and edited award-winning local newspaper stories for daily and weekly newspapers.
    4. Used of InDesign computer software program Project management.
    5. Wrote several front-page articles for a daily newspaper, and covered a variety of subjects ranging from criminal trials to local politics.
    6. Learned to work quickly under tight deadlines and to prioritize work in order to summarize what was most crucial to report.
    7. Attended school board, village, and township meetings.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor

    Newspaper Reporter Resume

    Objective : Seeking a challenging career with a progressive organization that will utilize skills and abilities. Honest, trustworthy, dependable, friendly, vibrant, confident individual. Extremely detailed in multiple work practices, also reliable and punctual as an employee. With my good interpersonal and communication skills, I will be able to confidently deal with all the levels of people working in the organization.

    Skills : Communication Skills, Reporting Skills.

    Description :

      1. Covered city governments and general assignment stories in cities.
      2. Wrote numerous crime stories and covered wildfires.
      3. Covered health care at a time when the health care industry.
      4. Focused was on patient health care options, hospitals, HMOs, quasi-government agencies, and physicians.
      5. Recorded newspapers.
      6. Researched and wrote news stories.
      7. Conducted interviews with political figures, and businesses.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      0-2 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Entry Level
      Education
      Education
      Associates In Technology

      Newspaper Reporter Resume

      Summary : Responsible for gathering newsworthy information through research and interviews and developing both feature and general interest news, and also Writing two weekly columns on area events and high school highlights.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, MS Office, Spreadsheets, Written Communication, Accounting, Payroll.

      Description :

        1. Covered the University's sports, primarily basketball, softball, soccer, and tennis.
        2. Prepared with proper research, knowledge, and questions.
        3. Spreading news of what is going on at our school to build a bigger population at our events.
        4. Wrote daily columns, features, and editorials.
        5. Won first place national trophy for the newspaper for one of the feature articles.
        6. Wrote timely reports of breaking news for a historic, tourist town with limited stakes gaming.
        7. Helped to increase newspaper sales by 10%.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      BA In Communication With A Focus In New Media

      Newspaper Reporter Resume

      Headline : Professional providing thought leadership with the ability to advance an organization's programmatic strategic outreach by building relationships with important stakeholders, community leaders, and members, and local business owners.

      Skills : Communication, Writing, Innovation, Customer Service.

      Description :

        1. Wrote several front-page articles for a daily newspaper, and covered a variety of subjects ranging from criminal trials to local politics.
        2. Learned to work quickly under tight deadlines and to prioritize work in order to summarize what was most crucial to report.
        3. Balanced stories by talking to opposing sources and getting information from various sources.
        4. Assisted with some editorial functions including final editing of some stories.
        5. Wrote news, feature articles, columns, and other editorial materials for a twice-weekly newspaper.
        6. Conducted in-person, phone, and email interviews.
        7. Single-handedly brought award-winning, in-depth journalism to a chain of weekly small-town newspapers, on issues.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Associates In Technology

      Newspaper Reporter Resume

      Objective : Seeking a full-time Newspaper Reporter position utilizing extensive experience in order to ensure work performance is aligned with the company's mission and to increase overall performance goals.

      Skills : Interviewing, Research, Proofreading.

      Description :

        1. Covered public meetings and other community events, conduct interviews, write local news.
        2. Wrote numerous human interest and opinion pieces over the past 16 years and was named Gatehouse Media's Columnist of the Year.
        3. Covered various beats including education, community issues, and feature articles as well as wrote columns.
        4. Covered several major stories.
        5. Wrote features and news articles in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
        6. Wrote news and feature stores.
        7. Covered stories regarding education, politics, and entertainment with primary emphasis on the schools.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      Juris Doctor

      Newspaper Reporter Resume

      Objective : Exceptionally hard worker well-versed in administration. Highly organized and detail-oriented Summer Hire with 2 years experience supplying thorough, organized administrative support to 3 senior executives.

      Skills : Communication, Writing, Innovation, Customer Service, Active Listening.

      Description :

        1. Responsible for writing the top ten local news stories of the week.
        2. Generated the layout.
        3. Wrote news articles that were published weekly.
        4. Edited copy and digital photographs.
        5. Designed editorial pages for publishing.
        6. Fulfilled multiple job titles such as interviewing, photographing, editing, and designing.
        7. Attended workshop training, then held office training.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Juris Doctor