The Star News is looking for freelance writers to cover sports and news. This weekly community newspaper, located in the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities, is looking for a sports reporter and a news reporter.
The sports reporter will assist with the coverage of high school sports on nights and weekends in Elk River, Rogers, Otsego or Zimmerman. This person will be skilled at interviewing prep athletes and coaches, covering games and writing sports features as well as capturing action photographically.
The news reporter covers governmental meetings and/or write feature stories and take photographs and/or video.
The Star News pays many of their reporters on a freelance basis through independent contracts, and would like to add to its cadre of writers.