GA reporter

Salem Reporter, Salem, Oregon

Date PostedMay 03, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$25,000 to $30,000

Salem Reporter, an all-digital local news service, has an immediate opening for a new position of breaking/community news reporter. This is a full-time job in Salem, Oregon, and reports to Les Zaitz, CEO and editor of Salem Reporter. This is an entry-level position working with experienced and seasoned journalists in building a strong digital news service. The general assignment reporter will have primary responsibility for generating news about essential community events, including live performances, festivals, and other public events. The GA reporter also will handle daily breaking news of developments that affect people and work with other reporters on enterprise/investigative projects as assigned. Qualifications: College degree (not necessarily journalism), demonstrated writing ability, reporting experience. Skills with social media and photography will be bonuses. A bilingual candidate will get special attention as we aim to better report on Salem’s growing Latino population. Starting salary: $27,000

Send your resume, an intro that shows you looked over our website and people, and no more than 5 examples of your writing/reporting to: We are looking to hire and start our next great reporter as soon as we find the right candidate.


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