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Business Reporter

Company: Gannett Co, Inc.
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Dining & New Business Reporter Middletown, NY 10940, USA Req #14032 Monday, February 22, 2021 Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal , WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policy to understand our privacy policy.

Join our team to cover the dining and new business beats for the Times Herald-Record/ in Middletown NY.

We are looking for a reporter with highly developed social media skills to deliver high-interest content on these loyalty topics for key audiences. Daily emphasis on stories we know are relevant and compelling to local residents and that will keep readers coming back. Content topics include food and dining; openings and closings of restaurants, retail stores and businesses; consumer watchdog/consumer bargains, trends. Candidates must have experience writing for print/online publication, with experience writing for news outlets highly preferred.

Some collaboration will be expected with our Hudson Valley and New York state teams on regional reporting around these topics. The role is focused on creating original work that cant be found elsewhere, and that plays well on mobile. This includes multimedia and video.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about being the first to know about new restaurants and businesses in the Middletown area. He or she will help grow audience through an engaging, active social media presence, and will also be responsible for the tone, tenor and content mix of our branded food and openings-and-closings social-media accounts. Candidates must be comfortable appearing on video, and at personal appearances at food-related events. This position requires strong knowledge of SEO and a thorough understanding of audience metrics. Must be a creative thinker who can bring own ideas for content, based on their knowledge of the market and targeted audiences. Must be a self-starter and a team player.


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. Other details
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
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