The Fort Stockton Pioneer, an award-winning media company located in the West Texas community of Fort Stockton, is currently seeking candidates for a General Assignment Reporter for our weekly community newspaper.

The Pioneer is the oldest business in Fort Stockton and has been the sole newspaper for Pecos County for more than 100 years. Fort Stockton lies along I-10 about halfway between San Antonio and El Paso, about 90 minutes' drive from the Midland-Odessa area. This is a small town steeped in West Texas tradition and poised for significant future growth due to the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline project.

Our news reporter will be responsible for a range of news-gathering duties including writing stories and taking pictures at local news and sports events, collecting news-of-record items like police and court reports, preparing press releases for publication and writing for special sections. A combination of journalism education and experience is preferred. Candidates should be familiar with writing for print, including use of AP style.

Bilingual a plus. Hours will vary Monday through Saturday.

The Pioneer is part of Fenice Community Media, a progressive group of Texas community newspapers that prefers to promote from within. Full-time benefits include medical and dental insurance and a generous Paid Time Off plan. If you meet the above qualifications and are ready for the challenge, please include your resume, cover letter outlining your relevant experience, and salary requirements when applying.

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