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Ideas in Motion Media Hiring New Media Journalist



New Media Journalist:
Ideas in Motion Media, publishers of ValpoLife.com, PortageLife.com, LaPorteCountyLife.com, and NWIndianaLife.com, is seeking a New Media Journalist to join our part-time news coverage team. The ideal candidate will be driven and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic, committed to the Life Site mission of connecting our community with exclusively positive news, all day, every day. 

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Attending and reporting on local events, meetings and feature stories 

    • taking clear and engaging photos and videos
    • writing engaging, informative, and entertaining articles about places, events, and people

  • Engaging with people in the community and positively on social media to promote the content created for our four sites, and serving as an ambassador for good news in the communities we serve
  • Meeting tight deadlines
  • Being available to work nights and weekends
  • Being an effective communicator both in person and electronically via email, social media, and Good Drive apps
  • Having reliable transportation and the ability to communicate with the editorial team via phone while covering events

Qualities we are looking for:

  • Solid writing and photography background
  • Tenacious
  • Personable and professional with effective communication skills
  • Genuine interest in people and positive influences within the community
  • Confident in creating positive relationships
  • Efficient
  • Hard-working
  • Responds well to constructive feedback in individual and group settings
  • Creatively minded
  • Solid writing and photography background
  • Enthusiastic, positive, professional "Lifer" persona, willing to promote the content published on our sites and support the Life Site mission of blanketing the community with positive news

*We are not able to offer benefits currently.
*This is an entry-level position

Please submit your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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