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Great Falls Tribune Reporter The Great Falls Tribune is seeking a reporter to cover crime, federal and district courts and spot news in northcentral Montana.

This reporter must be adept at taking photos and video and will file quickly across platforms: mobile, desktop and social media.

This reporter is expected to develop enterprise and investigative work, such as sophisticated analysis of crime trends. Database skills are a plus.

Clear, fast writing is essential, along with the ability to turn breaking news coverage into readable storytelling. Source development is critical, cultivating contacts among first responders, law enforcement, judges and court staff.

This reporter will use live chats, social media, video and other tools to replace or supplement traditional story forms. He or she will use metrics to understand what’s resonating with readers and will shape coverage to steadily increase audience. Duties include writing compelling headlines and employing SEO best practices to draw in readers.

Days and hours can vary, with some evening and weekend shifts. Flexibility is needed for this role.

Candidates must have a college degree and prior professional journalism experience or significant internship experience. Demonstration of sound news judgment and the ability to work independently when necessary is a plus.

The Great Falls Tribune is a Pulitzer Prize winner. We reach readers across the state with our daily Great Falls Tribune editions, our award-winning greatfallstribune.com website and various nondaily publications.

The Great Falls Tribune is committed to diversity and an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment, post-offer drug screen and background check.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

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Posted: 8/7/2018