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Government reporter (Garden City, Kansas)

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:20 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time


The Garden City Telegram, a daily newspaper in southwest Kansas, is seeking an ambitious reporter to cover local government.

Responsibilities primarily would involve covering the Garden City and Finney County commissions, but also would include some coverage of state and federal government, economic development, as well as some general assignment reporting. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have experience at a daily newspaper, knowledge of AP style, a web-first mentality and a willingness to embrace online and multimedia endeavors. Recent or soon-to-be college graduates who are ready to hit the ground running will be considered.

The Telegram, a GateHouse Media newspaper, offers a generous salary and benefits package, a chance to work with an outstanding staff and room for advancement. To apply, send résumé, cover letter and work samples to: Brett Riggs, managing editor, The Garden City Telegram, 310 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846. For more information or to express interest in the position, e-mail briggs@gctelegram.com