General Assignment

Newport News Times - News Media Corp, NEWPORT, Oregon

Date Posted July 08, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Come join a dynamic newsroom on the beautiful Oregon coast.

We’re a twice-weekly, award-winning newspaper covering Lincoln County with an editorial staff of six searching for a general assignment reporter. The reporter would cover a general assignment beat. Our ideal candidate is someone who can bounce seamlessly between daily work and long-term projects, collaborating with the editor to create consistent, excellent journalism.

The reporter would be responsible for writing 3-4 articles for the Wednesday and Friday editions. Our selected candidate will also assist with proofreading pages on production days (Tuesdays and Thursdays).

This position will include some weekend and evening work.

Mandatory skills:

Preferred skills:

Mandatory gear:


A Bachelor's degree or higher in journalism or other communication equivalent


Two years of professional experience. Recent college graduates with clips from college publications and internships will be considered.

Salary range:

$28,000 to $35,000

Benefits include paid vacation and sick time, as well as health insurance and 401k.

Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio of approximately five clips to Publisher, Jeremy Burke,

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