Cottonwood Journal Extra/The Camp Verde Journal

Cottonwood, Arizona

Date Posted January 14, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Based on experience


Larson Newspapers is seeking a full-time reporter at the Cottonwood Journal Extra and The Camp Verde Journal, two weeklies located in the Verde Valley of Northern Arizona, south of Flagstaff.

Roughly eight stories per week: Hard news, local government, water issues, environmentalism, police/fire, tourism, plus a few feature or news stories per month for tab publications. The beat includes regular news stories in Cottonwood and Camp Verde, and additional stories in Clarkdale, Jerome, Rimrock, Lake Montezuma and Cornville and feature stories, lifestyles, profiles, arts and other general assignment and breaking news coverage across the Verde Valley. Stories with regional impact may also be published in the Sedona Red Rock News, The Village View and ancillary tabs as they apply.

Send resumes, clips and portfolios to, attention Managing Editor Christopher Fox Graham, subject: "Journal News Reporter".

Small staff, long-time family-owned newspaper. A journalism degree or experience working at a newspaper is necessary. Knowledge of AP Style required. Knowledge of social media posting of news content is also preferred. We have two full-time photojournalists, but basic photography skills are a plus. The position is full-time reporter, 40 hours/week total. Salary range based on experience.

Our readership is very engaged on social media and our websites, and Our staff earns individual awards from the Arizona Newspapers Association and we usually win the 1st, 2nd or 3rd place prize for General Excellence.

Reporters can choose to live anywhere in the Verde Valley (Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Jerome or Sedona, or the unincorprated areas of Page Springs, Cornville, Rimrock, Lake Montezuma, the Village of Oak Creek, Oak Creek Canyon).

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