Job DescriptionThe Packer, the print and online news group covering the fresh produce industry, seeks a dedicated freelance writer/reporter to cover news and events in the industry in the geographic area. Assignments would be weekly and sometimes daily.Essential Duties And ResponsibilitiesThese duties include, but are not limited to, the following (other duties may be assigned):
- BA in journalism, English, or related fields
- Proven ability in reporting and writing with accuracy
- Ability to work independently
- Must be able to take pictures to accompany stories
Today’s top producers crave reliable, timely, in-depth information and ideas. Their expectations are met first by Farm Journal Media – one of America’s most respected and recognized media brands. Our integrated, multimedia channels converge on this passionately influential audience – so you are able to surround your customers and prospects with consistent and continual communications.Farm Journal Media includes its 139-year-old flagship magazine, FARM JOURNAL, along with TOP PRODUCER, BEEF TODAY, DAIRY TODAY and IMPLEMENT & TRACTOR. Farm Journal TV includes the “AgDay” and “U.S. Farm Report” television programs. Farm Journal Radio includes the “AgriTalk,” “Straight from the Heartland” and “Consumer Ag Connection” radio programs. The company’s Internet sites include www.AgWeb.com. Farm Journal Media also publishes the Pro Farmer family of newsletters, produces numerous live events, offers custom publishing services and provides extensive database services.