ETV News Writer
ETV News is the only local newspaper and local news website with an accompanying local cable TV channel. We provide local news and information to residents in Carbon and Emery Counties.
The focus of this position will be to help the department produce daily and weekly news articles as well as assist with the publishing of the overall newspaper. This may include writing news articles on local news events, community events, government updates, follow-up stories, etc.
The primary job duties may include but are not limited to:
- Help with editing, design and scheduling with the weekly paper.
- Be able to perform or learn how to do layout and ad design with inhouse computer programs and help as needed with layout work. Graphic design experience or the ability to learn the graphic design skills is helpful.
- Help answer calls when news events and inquiries are called into the office and either take the assignment to write a news article or collaborate with co-workers to make sure the news article is being covered.
- Help answer walk-in traffic inquiries when customers come to report news or request an article/ad be published and either take the assignment to complete the task or collaborate with co-workers to make sure the request is being covered.
- Take assignments to cover events in the community and write news article, as needed.
- Take pictures as needed to help cover news events.
- This person may be asked to help out with ETV 10 local channel events as needed.
- Other duties may be assigned
This is a part-time position. This position will primarily report to the Price ETV News Office. This person must have great communications skills, be comfortable writing short articles, and be comfortable on a computer and be able to learn new computer programs. This person must be able to be in the office during certain office hours throughout the week.