General Assignment Reporters

Hermiston Herald

Hermiston, Oregon

Date Posted February 12, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time

Description:

The Hermiston Herald is seeking a pair of general assignment reporters for a weekly newspaper and website in Northeast Oregon.

The two reporters will help cover education, cops and public safety, and write feature and general news stories. Must be able to develop story ideas, take photographs, develop sources, meet deadlines and work in a cooperative team environment. Journalism education and/or experience required. Fluency in Spanish would be helpful.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hours a week). You must be in the Hermiston area or willing to relocate. These are not remote positions.

Hermiston is a vibrant growing city of nearly 20,000 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. Full time. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO, insurance and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Submit resume, clips and letter of interest.