Reporter, The Albany Herald

The Albany Herald/Report for America

Albany, Georgia

Date Posted January 23, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $32,000 to $34,000, depending on experience


The Albany Herald is Albany’s longest-serving news organization, covering news, sports and features in the metro area and southwest Georgia, and providing commentary forums with its editorial page and social media sites. Founded in 1891 and located in the heart of Albany, The Herald and its website,, combine to provide a widely read and seen forum for news, advertising and entertainment.

Open Position

Location: Albany, Georgia 

Beat: Rural communities in southwest Georgia

Position: This journalist focuses primarily on the under-covered populations of southwest Georgia that have been economically hard hit over the last decade. Many of the counties of Southwest Georgia have little or no credible news coverage, and so little light is brought to the socioeconomic and equity issues facing these underserved Georgia citizens. This reporter helps highlight problems and solutions.

Salary and Benefits: $32,000 to $34,000, depending on experience

Health, dental, vision plans available and 2 weeks PTO after vested

Skills: Reporting, Writing, Photography

This position is sponsored in part by Report for America, a national service program that places talented emerging journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities.  Report for America is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project. 

All Report for America Newsroom Partners are Equal Opportunity Employers.