Maine Beacon, Portland, Maine

Date Posted May 21, 2020
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Other
Job Status Full-time
Salary $36,000 to $46,000


Beacon is looking to hire one full-time reporter. Responsibilities will primarily include reporting and writing original stories.

The ideal candidate has some experience reporting and is well-versed in progressive politics. They will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, independently pursuing stories (remotely for the time being) while also working as part of a tight-knit team. 

About Beacon

Beacon is a news website created by Maine People’s Alliance to highlight the experiences of everyday Mainers, share information about the political and policy processes that affect Maine people and promote a progressive worldview based on community, fairness and investing in the future.

Maine People's Alliance (MPA) is Maine’s largest community action group with 32,000 members across Maine.  Since 1982, we have engaged everyday Mainers in campaigns for social, economic, environmental and racial justice.

Core responsibilities include:

A qualified applicant should possess:

MPA is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in applying for the position of Beacon reporter please send a one-page letter of interest, resume, writing samples, and three references via email to Beacon editor Lauren McCauley at

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