Reporter: The Coalfield Progress

The Coalfield Progress and The Post are looking for a staff writer to cover Appalachia, Big Stone Gap, local government, schools, and more. The successful candidate will be an inquisitive, critical thinker with exceptional writing, language, communications and social media skills. The job requires frequent night, weekend work. A big beat comes with big responsibilities. Must be dependable, good with computers and camera and able to meet deadlines. A college degree is preferred but we will consider the full scope of life experiences. Serious candidates only. Email a cover letter, resume and clips or writing samples and complete references to: News Editor Jeff Lester, jlester@coalfield.com.