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The Virginian Pilot Interview Questions

Interviews at The Virginian Pilot

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    Reporter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Virginian Pilot (Norfolk, VA).

    Interview

    Very simple, multiple interviews with reporters and editors. It was a very laid back atmosphere, low pressure. It was a series of interviews over two days, but they were slow getting back to me with a decision.

    Interview Questions

    • They were very focused on teamwork, and asked a lot of questions about the types of stories and subjects I'd be interested in.   Answer Question

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    Reporter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at The Virginian Pilot (Norfolk, VA).

    Interview

    Lengthy "targeted selection" interview with several staff reporters and editors. Took full day of interviews and writing/style tests. "Give me a situation where X happened and how did you solve it" or "Describe a time when X happened and what steps did you take to solve it" or "How do you deal with edits, etc,etc

    Interview Questions

    • Give me a situation where you had a conflict with a source and how did you overcome that?   1 Answer
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    Editor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at The Virginian Pilot (Norfolk, VA) in January 2009.

    Interview

    Targeted selection interviewing. I enjoy this method of interviewing and the questions didn't disappoint.

    Interview Questions


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    Graphic Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Norfolk, VA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at The Virginian Pilot (Norfolk, VA) in June 2014.

    Interview

    Very easy interview. One-on-one was used with a Design evaluation skill set test as part of the hiring process. Follow up interviews & testing resulted. Didn't get the job. No longer hiring for the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked to take a timed design evaluation to gauge skillset   Answer Question

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