Seeking a talented Editor for our award-winning weekly newspaper

Cottage Grove Sentinel, Cottage Grove, Oregon

Date PostedDecember 15, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$30,000 to $35,000
Websitehttp://www.cgsentinel.com
Description:

The Cottage Grove Sentinel is seeking a talented Editor/Reporter for our award-winning weekly newspaper and the voice of Oregon's South Willamette Valley for over a century. The Cottage Grove Sentinel seeks the contributions of a journalist with a passion for community news. The successful candidate will have strong copy-editing and reporting skills and the ability to guide a staff. The ideal candidate will excel at contributing high-quality stories, photographs and layout for digital as well as traditional news formats.

A four-year degree in journalism or a related field is preferred, but consideration will also be given to applicants with significant experience in a newsroom setting, particularly with a community news background. Necessary abilities include excellent writing and reporting, editing, coaching editorial staff and photography skills, professionalism and a talent for cultivating productive contacts across a wide variety of disciplines, from businesses and government leaders, administrators and public relations representatives. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, web and Social Media in a newsroom environment.

There's always something happening in Cottage Grove, a quintessential timber town with access to many of Oregon's natural wonders, and we're looking for an Editor who's ready to be where the news is.

Those interested in applying for the position must send a cover letter, resume and five published writing samples by December 29, 2017 to Gary Manly at gmanly@cgsentinel.com or by mail: 116 N. 6th St., Cottage Grove, OR 97424.


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