Join the team that is changing radio and online newspapers in every market we enter. Local Voice is a unique business model in which online newspapers are powered by Hometown radio stations.
The dominant voice in the future of local markets is not the local newspaper, the local radio station or the local television station; it will be the local media company, delivering local content across a number of platforms. In the Hampton Roads Market it is Local Voice.
Following is a list of jobs available at Local Voice:
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily, an online-only local news daily powered by our two radio stations 92.3FM The Tide and 107.9 BACHfm, is looking for a sports reporter to take over an established beat in Virginia’s Historic Triangle.
WYDaily.com launched in July 2008 and operates as part of Local Voice LLC with offices in Williamsburg, VA. At WYDaily, our sports reporter will research and write stories about the area’s prep sports athletes and their sports. All our WYDaily reporters are 21st-century multimedia reporters, posting their stories, photos and brief videos to the website, promoting them through radio segments, and interacting with readers through social media. Our sports reporter must be flexible, able to collaborate and to multitask. Our sports reporter must feel at home writing a feature, gamer or news story that requires research and an understanding of municipal budgets. Reporters must also have strong writing skills, ability to self-edit and familiarity with AP Style. Some night and weekend reporting is necessary, and WYDaily values community involvement.
Our company has a unique and well-defined approach to business. We are looking for staff members with a willingness to learn “our way.”
If interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following: a brief note of introduction along with a resume and up to three recent samples of stories you have written that best represent your abilities as a reporter.
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily operates as part of Davis Media LLC with offices in Williamsburg, VA. WYDaily is seeking individuals with a strong knowledge of sports, capable of producing game recaps through the use of quotes and statistics in a timely fashion, although without strict deadline.
Please email our sports editor, Will Armbruster at email@example.com, for further information and/or questions.