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Dyersville Commercial

1 Positions

ID: 52455

Posted On 03/28/2022

Job Overview

EIMG N - Dyersville Commercial - Dyersville, IA

Internship

Not Specified

Up to 50%

Day

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Write news/sports and feature stories for both print and online as assigned by managing editor.
  • Take news and feature photos and video as assigned.
  • Work in a professional manner with the public, representing our company in a positive way.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop an understanding of the area and issues to be able to initiate news sources and contacts to assist in stories.
  • Write accurate, fair, timely and interesting news and feature stories for weekly publications and special sections and magazines, following AP style.
  • Take accurate and complete notes while covering meetings and interviewing, using tape recorder as needed.
  • Take fresh and interesting photos and videos for news and feature coverage, meeting reproduction needs, getting accurate identities of all people and places in the photos and write clear, accurate and interesting cutlines.
  • Assist with drop off of inserts and other publication needs.
  • Monitor ongoing news and issues in the area.
  • Meet all deadlines as assigned.
  • Represent the newspaper in service areas.
  • Maintain a commitment to internal and external customer service.
  • Actively participate in the Great Game of Business.
  • Adhere to WCI policies and journalistic ethics.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge: High school degree or equivalent; preferred two years or more of continued education; prefer some newspaper or related media/communications experience; familiarity with overall newspaper operations, current events and history.

 

Skills: English language; spelling; communication; goal setting; computer operation; time management, photography; ability to perform efficiently and accurately on deadline. Reporting, interviewing, writing, typing, planning and organizing.

 

Behavior: Exhibits a commitment to quality and service. Is a team player. Has ability to be objective. Is capable of accepting constructive criticism; communicative with other staff members and supervisors; has good creativity and eye for design; is a good representative of the Dyersville Commercial, Cascade Pioneer and Manchester Press. Conducts self in a professional manner as a member of the journalism profession, with appearance and self-care appropriate for the job. Maintains a valid drivers license.

Primary Contact

13536

Patricia Dietz

Human Resources Manager, Human Resources

563-588-5710

Phone

Phone

Phone

Fax

patricia.dietz@wcinet.com

Email

True

False

True

Job Details

Categories

Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Customer Service
Publishing/Printing

Location

Dyersville, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Company ID

990

Job REQ #

52455

# Positions

1

Start Date

20220328

End Date

20220526

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Dyersville Commercial

About the Company

 

The Dyersville Commercial is a weekly newspaper published by the Eastern Iowa Media Group-North (EIMG-N). EIMG-N is part of the Woodward Community Media division of Woodward Communications, Inc. headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa.

Eastern Iowa - including the communities of Dyersville, Manchester, Guttenberg, Elkader, Edgewood, Strawberry Point, Garnavillo, Earlville, Worthington, Farley, Epworth, New Vienna, Bankston, Luxemburg, Petersburg, Holy Cross and more - is home to the Eastern Iowa Shopping News. All of these communities are served by this weekly publication, giving buying information and much more.