EO Media Group, Pendleton, Oregon

Date Posted October 14, 2020
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


The East Oregonian has an immediate opening for a full-time staff writer to join our award-winning team of journalists. This position covers Umatilla County, cops and public safety and writes feature and general news stories. The successful candidate must be able to develop story ideas, develop sources, prepare website and social media updates, meet deadlines and work in a cooperative team environment. The successful candidate should also be comfortable using social media platforms and will have a chance to use all forms of multimedia (podcasting, video, live streaming).

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with other EO Media Group properties on content teams reporting stories of interest to readers in the region and state. 

Journalism education and/or experience required. Fluency in Spanish would be helpful. 

Pendleton is a vibrant growing city of 16,500 located near the Blue Mountains and the Columbia River and just a short distance from Tri-Cities, Wash. It offers outstanding hunting, fishing, hiking and other outdoor recreation. The region is one of Oregon's leading agricultural centers built around irrigated farming and dryland wheat.  

We are looking for someone who is seeking to develop a long-term career in journalism. An understanding of this region is a plus. Benefits include paid-time off, insurance and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.  Submit resume, clips and letter of interest.

The East Oregonian, which is part of EO Media Group, was named the 2020 ONPA General Excellence award winner, an award the paper has won nine out of the past 10 years.  

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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