General Assignment Reporter

Rio Grande SUN

Española, New Mexico

Date Posted September 20, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $35,000 to $40,000


We're looking for a general assignment reporter to cover news in Rio Arriba County and the Española valley. This position will be responsible for general beat reporting, cultivating local sources and following local news. Applicants need to demonstrate a firm grasp of reporting and have solid writing abilities. The ideal candidate will be able to produce eight to 10 stories per week, covering city and county government, education, events, crime, courts, politics and more. Candidates will have an advantage if they have experience accessing public records, databases and other digital tools for reporting. Basic photography skills also helpful. This position will report to Managing Editor Jen Burnham. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to rgsun(at) Compensation will start at $35,000.

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