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SPORTS & COURTS REPORTER
The Statesman-Examiner in Colville has an immediate opening for a "sports and courts”  reporter. Yes, we want you to cover winners and losers. Begin your workday by checking in with local cops and courts, then move onto sports and outdoor recreation. We cover high schools in Stevens and Ferry counties, hunting, fishing, golf and other outdoor recreation. Mid-summer, you can even cover a snowmobile race on the Pend Oreille River. We have a strong managing editor, so we’re looking for a strong sports aficionado. Come be a part of a growing newspaper in a beautiful city that still wants — and expects — a strong community newspaper. E-mail resume, clips and references to Publisher Roger Harnack at 
publisher@statesmanexaminer.com. No calls, please.
(Posted 4/23/19)


EDITOR & REPORTER POSITIONS

Editorial opportunities with growing and vibrant community weekly newspaper group based in beautiful Southwest Washington. If you embrace the importance of quality journalism, strong local coverage, ethical values, and connecting with the community, we’d like to talk with you about joining our team as a reporter or editor. We offer Health, Dental, Vision and retirement benefits in a growing company with opportunities for advancement. Send cover letter, resume and clips to: Frank DeVaul, DeVaul Publishing, Inc., 429 N. Market Blvd., Chehalis, WA 98532, or respond by e-mail to 
fdevaul@devaulpublishing.com.

(Posted 4/23/19)

EDITOR

Sound Publishing has an immediate opening for an Editor to lead the Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber. This is not an entry-level position. Requires a hands-on leader with a minimum of three years of newspaper experience including writing, editing, pagination, photography and monitoring social media.

The successful candidate:
• Has a demonstrated interest in local political and cultural affairs.
• Possesses excellent writing and verbal skills, and can provide representative clips from one or more professional publications.
• Has experience editing reporters' copy and submitted materials for content and style.
• Is proficient in designing and building pages with Adobe InDesign.
• Is experienced managing an opinion page, writing cogent and stylistically interesting commentaries, and editing a reader letters column.
• Has experience with social media and newspaper website content management and understands the value of the web to report news on a daily basis.
• Has proven interpersonal skills representing a newspaper or other organization at civic functions and public venues.
• Understands how to lead, motivate, and mentor a small news staff.
• Must develop a knowledge of local arts, business, and government.
• Must be visible in the community.
• Must possess reliable, insured, motor vehicle and a valid Washington State driver’s license.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.)

This position is based in Vashon Island, WA.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K with an employer match. If you are interested in joining our team, email us your cover letter and resume to careers@soundpublishing.comPlease be sure to note ATTN: EDITRO-VI in the subject line.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us! www.soundpublishing.com

(Posted 4/21/19)

MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

Where the Columbia River meets the Umatilla Plateau and the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon is a dynamic, story rich and photogenic environment. It is also home to one of America's best small family-owned daily newspapers and websites. The East Oregonian, headquartered in Pendleton, Oregon, has an opening for a full-time multi-media journalist. We value news judgement, accurate and timely reporting, creativity, and the ability to tell a story in both words and image. You must be able to meet deadlines, turn around story assignments, edit still and/or video images, and write accurate and informative captions. Multimedia and video skills are a plus. You will work alongside other top-notch journalists at an award-winning daily newspaper. You will also be required to generate story ideas and photo/video galleries from your work. You must be willing to work a flexible schedule which can often include nights and weekends. Candidates should have 2 - 3 years reporting and photography experience, be able to operate sophisticated camera equipment, have knowledge of editorial content management systems, Adobe Photoshop and a college degree in journalism or related experience. In addition, reliable transportation with a valid in-state driver’s license and good driving record are required.   Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and an electronic portfolio of writing samples, slideshows, and photo pages, including a sampling of hard news, sports, breaking news, and features to EO Media Group at hr@eomediagroup.com
(Posted 4/16/19)

ADVERTISING SALES
The Olympic Peninsula News Group, in beautiful Port Angeles, WA, is interviewing for a position in the advertising department sharing the many benefits of newspaper, online and niche product advertising with new accounts and current clients.

This is a fast-paced, challenging position that requires a self-starter, someone ready to hit the ground running, with no limits on success. Our sales staff is equipped with the latest, most up-to-date research and is fortunate to sell the leading media on the Olympic Peninsula, whether that be print or online. Applicants must be forward thinking and able to apply the many benefits of Olympic Peninsula News Group advertising to a variety of businesses.

Successful candidates will be engaging and goal oriented, with good organizational skills and will have the ability to grow and maintain strong business relationships through consultative sales and excellent customer service.

Professional sales experience necessary; media experience is a definite asset but not mandatory. If you have these skills and enjoy playing a pro-active part in helping your clients achieve business success, please apply.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and expand advertising sales volume with present accounts
  • Develop and sell new advertising accounts

Required skills:

  • Independent detail-oriented work
  • Flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing workload requirements
  • Ability to maintain composure and multi-task in a deadline environment
  • Good organizational and troubleshooting/problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of sales and marketing, the production process, ad design/layout, and market competition.
  • Excellent communication skills with power of persuasion and persistence.
  • Bilingual is preferred, but not mandatory.

Also required, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and maintain adequate liability insurance on the vehicle you use for company business.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

What we offer you:

  • Benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, and 401k with employer match
  • Great work environment with a professional sales team

Interested candidates, email your resume to careers@soundpublishing.com and include in the Subject Line: MMSC-Olympics.  Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us at www.soundpublishing.com.

(Posted 4/12/19)

REPORTER

The Bellingham Business Journal, a division of Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for an energetic and experienced reporter. We are looking for a team player willing to assume a leadership role in the local business community through publication of the monthly journal and daily web journalism. This Full-Time position will focus on business news and features that report on local politics and events that affect the Bellingham business community. The ideal applicant will have a general understanding of local commerce and industry, education, employment and labor issues, real estate and development, and related public policy; be able to spot emerging business issues and trends; write clean, balanced and accurate stories that dig deeper than simple features; develop and institute readership initiatives; be proficient in layout and design using Adobe CS3 (Macintosh); and use BBJ’s website and online tools to gather information and reach the community.

Position requires:

  • 1-2 years experience as a newspaper reporter
  • 4-year college degree in Communication, Journalism, English, or equivalent journalism experience
  • Familiarity with AP Style
  • Use of personal vehicle, possession of valid WA State Driver's License and proof of active vehicle insurance

Job involves pagination, including knowledge of digital photography and Adobe InDesign, in addition to Web page management.  The ideal candidate must:

  • be organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, efficient, well organized and possess excellent multitasking skills;
  • be a self-starter but team-oriented with lots of flexibility;
  • possess excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills;
  • have strong writing and layout skills;
  • be exceptional with the public and willing to get involved in community activities.

We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.)

Please email your cover letter, resume, and max. of 10 work samples to:careers@soundpublishing.com  ATTN: BBJ

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.  Check out our website to find out more about us!  www.soundpublishing.com

(Posted 4/9/19)

MANAGING EDITOR

The East Oregonian, an award-winning five-day-a-week newspaper in Pendleton, Ore., is looking for a Managing Editor to lead its outstanding newsroom.

Based in historic Pendleton — home to the world-famous Round-Up and woolen mill — the EO is a small town newspaper with a statewide and regional outlook. We serve diverse communities throughout Morrow and Umatilla counties in northeast Oregon, including a branch office in nearby Hermiston. 

The EO is one of four northeast Oregon properties operated by the family-owned EO Media Group. The company operates 11 newspapers and 13 websites. Recognized regionally and nationally for its enterprise and excellence, the East Oregonian places a premium on vital local content. 

Writing, editing and management experience are essential to this position. At least 5-10 years of professional journalism experience is required, with at least three years of direct newsroom management experience. Successful experience in directing and inspiring staff, superior editorial writing and a passion for community journalism are essential qualifications. Experience in web-first reporting and social media is a plus.

The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefits package and the opportunity to live in Eastern Oregon near the scenic Blue Mountains and abundant outdoor recreation.

Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurances.  

Send your resume and cover letter telling us how your prior experience has prepared your for this position, along with your salary requirements to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail to hr@eomediagroup.com
(Posted 4/8/19)


EDITOR

Sound Publishing has an immediate opening for an Editor to lead the Renton Reporter and Covington-Maple Valley Reporter. This is not an entry-level position. Requires a hands-on leader with a minimum of three years of newspaper experience including writing, editing, pagination, photography and monitoring social media.

The successful candidate:
• Has a demonstrated interest in local political and cultural affairs.
• Possesses excellent writing and verbal skills, and can provide representative clips from one or more professional publications.
• Has experience editing reporters' copy and submitted materials for content and style.
• Is proficient in designing and building pages with Adobe InDesign.
• Is experienced managing an opinion page, writing cogent and stylistically interesting commentaries, and editing a reader letters column.
• Has experience with social media and newspaper website content management and understands the value of the web to report news on a daily basis.
• Has proven interpersonal skills representing a newspaper or other organization at civic functions and public venues.
• Understands how to lead, motivate, and mentor a small news staff.
• Must develop a knowledge of local arts, business, and government.
• Must be visible in the community.
• Must possess reliable, insured, motor vehicle and a valid Washington State driver’s license.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.)

This position is based in our regional office in Federal Way.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K with an employer match. If you are interested in joining our team, email us your cover letter and resume to careers@soundpublishing.comPlease be sure to note ATTN: EDITEAST in the subject line.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us! www.soundpublishing.com.

(POSTED 4/3/19)


REPORTER
The Grays Harbor Newspaper Group is looking for a reporter who is also good with a camera to cover a geographic beat along the Washington Coast. The newspaper group includes The Daily World based in Aberdeen, Wash., and three weekly papers. One of the weeklies is based in the town of Ocean Shores. That will be the heart of the coverage area, but the job will sometimes entail reporting for all the publications. We're looking for someone who writes clear stories about complex matters, and who will find and tell stories about real people and life on the coast.  We value enterprise and reporters who dig. Photography and strong social media credentials are a must. Send writing and photography samples to careers@soundpublishing.com, and make sure to include in the subject line: Attention - GR Aberdeen.

Aberdeen is on the Washington Coast, two hours from Seattle, an hour from the Olympic Rain Forest and 30 minutes from the beach. Aberdeen is located on Grays Harbor, a large saltwater port on the coast of Washington. We’re 30 minutes from the beach, an hour from the rainforest and Olympic National Park and two hours from Seattle.

The Daily World is part of Washington state’s largest newspaper group, Sound Publishing Inc. We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance, 401K (currently with an employer match), paid vacation (after 6 months), and paid holidays.

Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and recognizes that the key to our success lies in the abilities, diversity, and vision of our employees. Sound Publishing, Inc. strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Go to our website www.soundpublishing.com to learn more!

(POSTED 4/3/19)

PAGE DESIGNER/VISUAL JOURNALIST

EO Media Group is seeking a visual journalist to join our team in Salem, Oregon. As a valued member of our Design Studio, the successful candidate will work directly with our daily and weekly newspaper editors to produce engaging news pages that represent and reflect the reporting from our local communities in Oregon and Washington.

Our designers have the freedom to implement ideas and are empowered to take ownership of the news products they produce. A qualified candidate will show a passion for journalism, design, and collaboration, and must be able to work in a deadline-oriented environment. Experience with professional newspaper and/or magazine page layout (and InDesign) is required, while copy editing, graphic design, and knowledge of newspaper content management systems are preferred qualifications.

EO Media Group is a fourth-generation family-owned media company in Oregon with a portfolio of newspapers, magazines and digital products. We are proud of our 110-year heritage of publishing and the creativity of our managers and employees.

Benefits include paid time off, insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume, design portfolio and cover letter to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com

(POSTED 4/3/19)


REPORTER

The Hermiston Herald and East Oregonian are seeking a general assignment reporter for our daily and weekly newspapers and websites in Northeast Oregon. This position covers education, cops and public safety, and writes feature and general news stories. Must be able to develop story ideas, take photographs, develop sources, prepare website and social media updates, meet deadlines and work in a cooperative team environment. Journalism education and/or experience required. Fluency in Spanish would be helpful. Hermiston is a vibrant growing city of 18,200 located near the Blue Mountains and the Columbia River and just a short distance from Tri-Cities, Wash. It offers outstanding hunting, fishing, hiking and other outdoor recreation. The region is one of Oregon's leading agricultural centers built around irrigated farming and dryland wheat.  We are looking for someone who is seeking to develop a long-term career in journalism. An understanding of this region is a plus.  Full time. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO, insurance and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.  Send resume, clips and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com

(POSTED 4/3/19)

CONTENT ENGAGEMENT EDITOR

We are hiring a Content Engagement Editor to develop and implement a digital content strategy for our publications and websites in the Pacific Northwest. 

The Content Engagement Editor will work directly with top editors to shape our news strategy, then roll up his/her sleeves and work directly with editorial staff to create compelling digital content for our readers on a variety of platforms, including video, e-newsletters, social media, et cetera.  The skills of the successful candidate will also be tapped to evaluate and guide increased engagement with our robust Marketplace, a paid listings database. 

This position plays a vital role in the company’s overall growth strategy and is a valued member of both the digital and editorial teams. 

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned journalist with a digital an  social media focus and strong analytical skills. Knowledge of multiple platforms, ability to influence decisions without having direct authority, proven track record of implementing new programs and a collaborative nature are key indicators of success in this position. Experience with the Town News BLOX system a plus. This is a new position and will be hands-on. 

If you see yourself working with our team in a collaborative, creative, fun and digitally-facing environment, contact us at hr@eomediagroup.com with your resume and letter of interest stating salary expectations. The home office is in Salem, Ore., with some travel throughout Oregon and Washington is required. The position is full-time with an excellent compensation package with benefits including mileage reimbursement, paid time off, 401(k) retirement plan and insurances.
(Posted 2/21/19)


FEATURES REPORTER

The Chronicle in Centralia has an opening for a talented and enthusiastic features reporter, primarily assigned to our Lewis County Weekender special section and website lewiscountyweekender.com.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable writing anything from long-form features to event previews, in both the alternative style of the Weekender and the more traditional style of The Chronicle’s Main and Life sections, on assignment. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to take their own photos or work with a photographer, and will also be tasked with maintaining the section’s event calendar.

In addition to the Weekender, our newsroom produces three print editions per week, several special sections per year and posts content daily to our website, Chronline.com, covering news relevant to Lewis County’s 75,000 residents and surrounding communities.

We pride ourselves on the quality and quantity of the news we produce and are well-respected for our fierce commitment to the public's right to know. In the past three years, our news staff has been recognized with six C.B. Blethen Memorial Awards for distinguished reporting from the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association, a Key Award from the Washington Coalition for Open Government, and recognition from the Society for Professional Journalists.

We take our job seriously, but we have fun doing it. We're a scruffy, young newsroom with a passion for what we do.

Photography skills are a plus. We'd prefer a candidate with a few years of experience but will take applications from talented grads.

The position is full-time — 40 hours per week. Medical, dental, 401k and paid time off are offered for full-time employees. The Chronicle is located in Lewis County — a 90-minute drive from Seattle, Portland, two active volcanoes and the rugged Washington coast and offers some of the best outdoor opportunities in the region.

If you think you'd fit in well with our newsroom, send a cover letter, resume, clips and references to Editor Natalie Johnson at njohnson@chronline.com.

(Posted 1/10/19)

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

The Port Townsend Leader seeks a sales representative who can increase print and web advertising sales. The Leader wants a natural, someone who is not only motivated but can motivate others, can juggle multiple deadlines without breaking a sweat and staying on target for making goals each month. To succeed, you’ll need experience in sales and knowledge of print and digital advertising. Must be creative, detail oriented, outgoing and proactive. We are eager to meet you. Email Kelli Ameling at kameling@ptleader.com or mail to: 226 Adams St., Port Townsend, WA 98368.

(Posted 1/10/19)