The San Francisco Examiner, an award-winning daily newspaper covering the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, seeks a freelance reporter to cover local news in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The Examiner publishes six days a week in San Francisco, and twice a week along the Peninsula. Our Peninsula reporter contributes timely news stories to our Thursday and Sunday editions.
Experience and expectations
Our ideal candidate has strong knowledge of issues facing San Francisco and the Peninsula, previous newspaper experience covering local government and general assignment topics, strong social media skills, and familiarity with photography and multimedia tools. Freelance reporters are responsible for filing weekly articles and are expected to identify and follow stories, develop sources and write on tight deadlines.
How to apply
Send a one-page cover letter, resume and at least three clips with “Peninsula Reporter” in the subject line to Managing Editor Laura Dudnick at firstname.lastname@example.org.