Date Posted April 01, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty General Assignment
Required Education High School Diploma
Telecommute? Telecommute
Job Status Full-time




The Pamplin Media Group is looking for full-time reporters with strong multi-media skills to join our team of creative and dedicated community journalists. The Pamplin Media Group is a local, family-owned media company that includes more than 20 weekly newspapers/websites and several specialty publications and websites. It reaches a combined print and digital audience of more than 1.1 million readers each week.

The successful candidates will contribute to our daily digital/social media products, special sections and web-based projects. Most articles produced for web will also appear in our weekly print editions. Beats will include education, breaking news, general assignment, enterprise reporting, and might require weekend assignments from time to time.


Most Pamplin Media reporters work remotely but are in constant contact with editors and colleagues via digital messaging. Some in-person gatherings with colleagues also take place.

The ideal candidate:

  1. Possesses the skills and knowledge required of reporting and writing news and feature stories. (A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study are preferred, but not required).
  2. Has at least one year of professional journalism experience.
  3. Is familiar with investigative reporting, including the use of public records, databases and infographics.
  4. Is comfortable developing their own story ideas, as well as taking assignments from editors.
  5. Demonstrates excellent time management.
  6. Meets deadlines.
  7. Is capable of taking photos that accompany their stories.
  8. Produces a minimum of 10 headlines a week (stories of varied length and complexity) for the web.

Reporters are valuable members of our media teams whose input contributes to healthy communities in Oregon. They also develop and practice leadership skills in our newsrooms and communities that can help them achieve their career goals.


Pamplin Media employees receive competitive wages and benefits. And our company is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, national origin, religion, sex or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state equal employment opportunity laws. Pamplin Media conducts a background check and pre-employment drug screening.

This position’s starting pay is $17-$19/hour, based on experience.


Please email your cover letter, résumé, references, 3-5 samples of published written work and, if available, news/feature photos that you have taken. Send to Dana Haynes, Pamplin Media Group, and include “Pamplin Media Reporter 2024” in the subject line.


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