General Assignment Reporter

Six Rivers Media LLC   Bristol, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on July 19, 2022

Bristol Now, a new weekly newspaper and website covering the Twin City of Bristol, Virginia/Tennessee, is seeking an energetic, hardworking reporter who can dig into hard news stories, delve into data journalism and write engaging feature stories.
Bristol is the Birthplace of Country Music, is home to Bristol Motor Speedway and is home to the new Bristol Casino (soon to be a Hard Rock Casino). It offers many rich opportunities for stories and impactful community journalism.
A few qualities we LOVE:

  • The ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Multitask while being highly organized and detail oriented
  • Effectively shoot and edit photos and videos
  • Post stories to social media platforms and websites
  • Generate story ideas to entertain and engage our audience
  • Identify, cultivate and develop sources within the community and region
  • Knowledge of AP style is a plus

One quality we insist upon:

  • Report accurate and informative stories

Applicants with at least a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications, including recent graduates with some experience, are highly prized.
Bristol Now is a Six Rivers Media, LLC property. SRM is a family-owned business and is also locally managed here in the Appalachian Highlands region of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Other properties in the region include three other weekly community publication and two daily newspapers/websites.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Susan Cameron, at scameron@bristolnow.news.