About the job

$1,500 Sign On Bonus

$1,500 Relocation Allowance

Are you a reporter who can use multiple platforms including blogs, social media, and webcasts to deliver compelling news that will engage your audience? Are you able to develop a beat by building great contacts? Do you value strong enterprise reporting skills and know how to find the stories that lead?

If you are, the Victoria Advocate is the place for you. We are seeking a Multi-Media Reporter to cover Victoria County and the surrounding area. In this role, you will produce content across a wide range of media platforms to grow our readership. As a Multi-Media Reporter, you’ll report for a paper with a rich history of providing our community with an award-winning news and is committed to growing readership with up to date analytics.

So, what do you get? If you have the talent and drive, we’ll tailor your assignments to meet you interests. You’ll work with a close-knit, collegial newsroom with editors ready and willing to mentor you to do your best work. We’ll help you develop your social media and mobile reporting skills (photography, video, Facebook Live). You’ll learn how to use analytics as a tool to help inform coverage.


  • Utilize a full range of digital tools including web, mobile, tablet, and print to develop, produce, and publish stories.
  • Learn and master the latest technologies to assist in newsgathering and storytelling.
  • Report on news in Victoria County and its surrounding areas.
  • Collaborate with a news team for outstanding results.
  • Effectively cover breaking news and create enterprise content.
  • Perform the role of a visual journalist, as needed, providing visuals and video to go with your stories.
  • Work with your editor to understand analytics and what content we should be covering.

We Offer:

  • An excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans.
  • Short- and Long-term disability and life insurance at no cost.
  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • A generous Paid Time Off plan.


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field
  • 1 year of experience is preferred though recent college graduates and applicants with related skills will be considered.
  • Strong writing, storytelling and story structure skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.
  • Beats production deadlines.
  • Experiments with new digital tools and platforms.
  • If you are ready to grow your career, you are encouraged to apply today!

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