Date Posted January 19, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Westword has an immediate opening for a full-time news writer to continue our record of hard-hitting reporting.

We’re looking for a journalist with a solid news background to cover developing stories through the week and find news of interest to our educated urban readership. Staff writers work under the guidance of experienced editors in a small but scrappy newsroom with a history of excellence, including numerous national and regional reporting awards.

We value ambitious reporting, well-crafted prose, an engaging voice and savvy use of social media. Ideal candidates will have the proven ability to report and write well in diverse areas, such as politics, public health, business, environmental issues, law and government.

Salary is $50,000. Benefits include, but are not limited to, paid time off, 401K, flexible spending accounts and medical/dental/vision insurance. 

Qualified applicants should send their best news clips, a resume and a cover letter to:

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at