The Abilene Reflector Chronicle of Abilene, Kansas, has an immediate opening for a reporter who can build sources and dive into local issues. Duties include general assignment, feature writing, coverage of local government boards, and copyediting. The person must have sharp reporting instincts, outstanding news judgment, an ability to report and write quickly in a fast-moving atmosphere. A curiosity about the community and its people is vital. The candidate must be an experienced interviewer who does not shirk from the hard questions. This person must have the ability to work productively in a team setting. Must be aggressive and adept at setting priorities and reordering them as needed, particularly under deadline pressure or as circumstances change. The person should have strong editing and writing skills. The position will also require news page pagination and knowledge of InDesign. Salary based on experience. Send cover letter, resume with references and writing samples to Kim Maguire General Manager at the email address