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Metro reporter

Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

If you never have been to Akron, here are some things to know:

  • Akron is the hometown of LeBron James (even though he left Cleveland).
  • The Black Keys went to Firestone High School and formed a band.
  • Chrissie Hynde is an Akron native.
  • Goodyear makes its blimps in the Akron area.
  • The RubberDucks are Akron’s minor league baseball team.
  • The Beacon Journal is Akron’s news source.
  • Akron is a great news town.

The Akron Beacon Journal has an opening for a metro reporter. We are looking for someone who can tell provocative stories that connect with audiences in print, online and through social media. The successful candidate needs to be creative enough to tell engaging stories using all of the tools available to journalists.

If you have a passion for journalism and want to work with award-winning professionals, send your resume and story links to: Bruce Winges Editor and Vice President Akron Beacon Journal bwinges@thebeaconjournal.com A minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience is required.