Reporter/Page Designer

The Los Alamos Monitor, Los Alamos, New Mexico

Date PostedDecember 14, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time

Reporter/Page Designer
Los Alamos Monitor
Los Alamos, New Mexico

The Los Alamos Monitor, a Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC property, is seeking qualified and professionally successful candidates for the position of reporter/page designer. The Los Alamos Monitor is a tri-weekly community newspaper located in Los Alamos, New Mexico, approximately 30 miles northwest of Santa Fe. It also publishes monthly special sections and other ancillary publications. There is also a growing emphasis on breaking news and cross-promoting the multimedia aspects on its web site,

The position will require someone who is able to produce accurate, timely, well-written and engaging general assignment articles as assigned on deadline as well as edit and lay out compelling print pages and online presentations. This is a full-time position (40 hours) that reports directly to the editor.


  • Bachelor's Degree in journalism preferred
  • Minimum of three years newspaper experience
  • Minimum of three years writing, editing and layout experience
  • Proficient InDesign software user
  • Good photography skills and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Good spelling and grammar skills along with knowledge of AP style and libel law
  • Excellent pagination/design skills, copy editing and organization skills
  • Commitment to effective multi-media presentation of news and features.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends to cover assignments

Essential Functions:

  • Cover general assignment beat, events, features and topics as assigned.
  • Work quickly under deadline and produce pages that feature strong design.
  • Assist in producing special sections and specialty publications.
  • Take photos, shoot video and use social media to promote the newspaper.
  • Handle website maintenance, general design and production tasks related to the news.
  • Effectively and professionally represent the company in community organizations and activities.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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