The Rio Grande SUN, a 9,000 paid circulation weekly in Española, New Mexico, seeks a crime beat reporter who wants to dig into stories.

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Our cops and courts beat offers an energetic investigator, with strong writing skills, the opportunity to follow exciting crime news in a county rife with politics and law enforcement agencies overworked and underfunded. Court cases alone make this an interesting job and a great learning experience.

A great place to write news, if that’s what you want to do. Please no feature writers.

Beginning salary $24,000. Several large pay raises would come quickly in the first year to a performing person who wants to write news the way it was taught 20 years ago. Good compensation package including health, vacation, sick and profit-sharing plan. Please submit resume to Robert Trapp at mnged@riograndesun.com