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Indy Star Seeks Arts and Culture Reporter

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Indy Star Seeks Arts and Culture Reporter


Employment type: Full-time

Experience: Associate

Job function: Art/Creative,Writing/Editing

Knowledge & skills required:

  • Social-media skills
  • Experience with storytelling techniques on multiple platforms
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time management
  • Self-motivation and self-direction.
  • Bachelor’s in Communications, Journalism or equivalent in experience and education.
  • 2 + years of applicable experience
  • Note: Please send a link to view your work if you apply to this position


  • Produce multi-platform stories that make an impact on the community, using a well-developed personal brand and distinctive voice. These range from breaking news to multi-source enterprise stories, leveraging the best use of words, photos, videos and interactives to tell the story.
  • Hold arts organizations accountable for meeting missions of advancing the arts and being fiscally responsible.
  • Collaborate and connect with the community through outreach (social media, public appearances, community leadership, etc.)
  • Work with newsroom content strategist and audience analyst to evaluate what’s working and what’s not, and develops ongoing plans to better satisfy audience needs.
  • Provide thoughtful analysis of complex issues and produces sophisticated journalism with minimal direction.
  • Promote personal brand, the brands of colleagues and the institutional brand.
  • Provide great customer service, helping readers find answers and solutions.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

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