Staff Writer

News & Review, Sacramento, California

Date Posted August 26, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Public Relations, Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status
Salary 15.50/hr


Are you interested in helping organizations develop public policy and strengthen their messaging? Would you enjoy working directly with knowledgeable professionals and experts in important topics such as education, foster care, the environment or dozens of other topics that have an incredibly difficult time explaining their organizations to anyone without a PhD in their respective fields?

If this sounds right up your alley, you may be interested in becoming our newest team member in the fastest growing division of News & Review (N&R). The N&R Publications Department produces a wide range of 4- to 16-page custom publications, which tell the story of an organization through profiles that illustrate its mission. The purpose is to move the readers to action. Our clients are primarily nonprofits, service organizations, and government agencies. A sampling can be seen at N&R has produced over 450 custom publications that are handed out, inserted into newspapers, and used in various forms of social media.

The Custom Publications Staff Writer is responsible for creating branded content published by N&R Publications and ensures a high standard of accuracy and style while writing stories that help our clients accomplish their goals. They report in depth, write stories with appropriate style, and consistently meet deadlines. In addition to the print publications, the Staff Writer creates content for websites, social media, and even video.

Responsibilities for this position include:

Our ideal candidate:

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training in journalism or content marketing; equivalent combination or education and experience.


Typical schedule is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Some overtime efforts may be required to complete some projects on deadline. Changes and additions to these hours and schedule are at the discretion of the employer.

How To Apply

Through Indeed, please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that includes the text of three samples of your work, or links to a URL. In the cover letter, please answer the following questions:

Applicants who do not fulfill all cover letter requirements will not be considered.

Due to the high volume of applicants, please do not call the News & Review to inquire about the status of your application. Every candidate will be notified via Indeed once their application has been processed.

The News & Review is is proud to celebrate and exercise inclusion, free thinking, and equal opportunities in all aspects of our company structure. We prioritize creating workplaces that reflect the diversity within the communities we serve and where everyone can be their true, authentic self.

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