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Press Operator

 Press person needed at a Tuesday through Saturday morning newspaper in Pendleton, Oregon. In addition to East Oregonian newspaper, our operation prints an array of weekly, bi-weekly and monthly publications. To join our team, you'll need excellent web press operation skills,  strong mechanical ability, be a good communicator and work well with others.  Must be able to lift 50# on a regular basis. Forklift certification preferred.  Pendleton is near the Blue Mountains and has abundant outdoor recreation.  It is also a farming and ranching center and home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo.  Wage DOE plus benefits.   Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.  Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail (placed 9-9-14)

 General Assignment Reporter

The McMinnville News-Register, a quality family-owned twice-weekly in Oregon’s scenic wine country, seeks an enterprising reporter whose principal areas of concentration will be business and social issues. The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism, experience on a campus or community newspaper and roots in the Pacific Northwest, if not the Willamette Valley. Photo, pagination, multimedia and social media skills would all be a plus. Any offer will be subject to a drug test. If you qualify, send a cover letter, resume, selection of work and set of references to Managing Editor Steve Bagwell at or P.O. Box 727, McMinnville, OR  97128. (placed 9-3-14)

Managing Editor

The Dalles Chronicle, part of the Eagle Newspapers group, is seeking a managing editor to lead an award winning daily in the Columbia River Gorge.

Can you write, shoot, paginate and manage staff? Are you comfortable with social media? Do you have the skills to lead the transformation from a traditional print newsroom into the print and multi-media world? Do you have at least 5 years of writing for a newspaper. If so, I want to hear from you.

Benefits include health care and life insurance, 401(k), FSA, health club membership, paid holidays and vacation. EOE. Must have valid driver's license, clean driving record and insurance. Drug screening and motor vehicle driving record check required.

Send resume, cover and professional references to with "Managing Editor" in the subject line, or mail them to The Dalles Chronicle, Attn: Marilyn Roth, P.O. Box 1910, The Dalles, Oregon 97058. (placed 8/27/14)


The News-Register Publishing Company seeks a Classified / Front Office Manager for dynamic, family-owned communications company with corporate/newspaper offices in historic downtown McMinnville. The News-Register is an award-winning semi-weekly community newspaper with a great management team and work environment. We are looking for an energetic, proactive, well-organized Classified Advertising Manager who will have additional management responsibility for a multi-tasking front office team that handles circulation, classified, reception and related work. The position is responsible for sales and management of classified advertising services, including training/oversight of staff; sales management for various print/online directory services; development of sales strategies including phone, mail, email and outside solicitation in coordination with ROP sales staff. He/she will need thorough knowledge of classified, circulation, phone and online systems utilized by front office staff, and will coordinate strategies for classified and circulation sales among the front office team. We seek someone with experience in newspaper classified and other operations, and who is strong planning, organization and management skills. PC proficiency with Microsoft Office and other softwares required. We offer a challenging, rewarding work experience. The position offers salary and commission, with benefits that include Life & Health, 401(k), Disability, Section 125, Holidays & Vacations. Pre-employment drug screen will be conducted. Send letter and resume to OLI Corporate Sales Director Robert Sudeith, News-Register, P.O. Box 727, McMinnville, OR 97128, or by email to 8/11/2014

Senior Editor 

Job Opportunity: Sentinel Senior Editor OCP seeks a highly motivated and experienced person to lead the Sentinel and El Centinela team and set the forward-looking direction and tone of the newspapers and websites, along with the annual statewide Catholic Directory. The Senior Editor is responsible for everything that is printed in the newspapers and put up on the websites and social media portals. The message is guided by the Archbishop and his key staff. The purpose is to provide important and interesting information to readers covering events and topics that are relevant in the local, regional, and national church. The Senior Editor will have oversight of all news stories, advertisements, photographs, editorials and opinion pieces; ensuring that they are high-quality, professional, objective, balanced and thought-provoking. The award-winning Catholic Sentinel is the oldest Catholic newspaper on the West Coast. Established in 1870, it has long played a vital and bolstering role for the Catholic community. The Catholic Sentinel is the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland. It is published online and twice monthly in print by OCP - a leading international, faith-based music publisher and intellectual property rights management company. OCP also publishes El Centinela, a monthly Spanish-language paper. Located in Portland, Oregon – heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, OCP offers an excellent work environment with great work/life balance and easy access to public transportation. We offer a generous wage and outstanding benefits package (including top-tier medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and disability leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and more). OCP is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. For more information and to apply for this position, please go to:  8/4/2014


The Daily World at Aberdeen, Wash., has an opening for a reporter who will also have some pagination responsibilities. We value enterprise and reporters who dig. We’re looking for someone to produce clear, brightly written stories relevant to real people reading us in print, on our website and in social media. The job entails some pagination using InDesign. Candidates without pagination experience will still be considered and would be trained on the job. Aberdeen is on the Washington Coast, an hour from the Olympic Rain Forest and two hours from Seattle. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical and dental and a 401(K) plan. Send a cover letter, resume and writing and pagination samples to: Editor, Doug Barker; 315 S. Michigan St., Aberdeen, WA 98520. Or email material to All qualified applicants will be considered for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or handicap. Qualified applicants selected for interview will be required to complete an application. Final candidates will require a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation. The Daily World is an equal opportunity employer. 7/30/2014

Local News Reporter 

If you love finding news that matters to hometown readers, we'd like to hear from you. We're a 9,000-circulation PM daily serving Oregon's gorgeous South Coast. We need a beat reporter to cover local news, businesses and whatever else makes a difference in our community. We'll consider both experienced and entry-level applicants, as long as you're dedicated to writing news that connects with readers. As part of our small but ambitious staff, you'll hustle to break news on our web and mobile platforms, while pursuing insightful, high-impact enterprise. You'll need an inquisitive mind, sharp writing skills and an appreciation for small-town life. Photo and social media skills would be plus. As part of Lee Enterprises, The World offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and a background/DMV check prior to commencing employment. Please apply online at For consideration please attach links or examples of previous writing experience.  7/21/2014

Page Designer 

The Daily World at Aberdeen, Wash., has an opening for a page designer who is also a lifestyles writer. We’re looking for a designer to produce three Lifestyle section fronts each week. We want design and visuals that demand attention, and someone with a keen eye for topical content and a knack for localizing it. The person who fills this spot will write some of the Lifestyle stories and work closely with editors to conceptualize the content. The section includes wire and local content with a strong emphasis on local. The job also includes a small amount of sports pagination, although in-depth knowledge of sports is not a requirement. Magazine experience is a plus. Aberdeen is on the Washington Coast, two hours from Seattle and 30 minutes from the Olympic Rain Forest. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical and dental and a 401(K) plan.; Email a cover letter, resume and writing & design samples to: Editor, Doug Barker or through regular mail at 315 S. Michigan St., Aberdeen, WA 98520. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or handicap. Qualified applicants selected for interview will be required to complete an application. Final candidates will require a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation. The Daily World is an equal opportunity employer. 6/17/2014

Advertising Sales 

The Daily Journal of Commerce in Portland seeks a smart, motivated and goal-focused outside sales executive to support and grow our digital, print and event-related business. DJC is the leading news and information source for regional building trade professionals. Ideal candidate loves helping businesses grow, has a strong work ethic and can balance multiple projects. Base + commission + bonus potential. Please send resume with cover letter outlining how you would succeed in this position to 6/11/2014

 Advertising Sales Rep 

The Springfield Times is accepting applications/resumes for an advertising representative. Must be willing to work outside of the office, make cold calls and develop new relationships with clients. Must be organized and a team player. Prior advertising experience a plus. Wage is base plus commission. E-mail resume to: or drop resume and cover letter off at the Springfield Times office located at 741 Main St. Springfield, OR 97477.  6/9/2014


Pressman needed at a morning newspaper in the Northwest. The newspaper runs on a newly-installed web press. To join our team, you'll need excellent web press operation skills, strong mechanical ability , leadership skills and be a good communicator. Must be able to lift 50# on a regular basis. Forklift certification preferred. Wage DOE plus benefits. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest to 6/9/2014

 Business Reporter 

The Daily Journal of Commerce, a Portland-based business-to-business news and information resource for the building industry in Oregon and Southwest Washington, has an opening for a real estate and development reporter. We’re a small, fast-paced newsroom, and we’re looking for a journalist with a competitive streak who’s eager to help move the DJC to the next level of digital coverage for our subscribers. Our ideal candidate is interested in providing an authoritative voice on issues and topics that matter to developers, brokers and builders in the Portland metro area; has the depth and versatility to handle breaking news, tightly written (but entertaining) features and profiles, and long-form stories that provide readers with an understanding of the industry’s issues and challenges; is able to adapt writing style for print, online and social media platforms; has a knack for finding stories that other reporters may overlook; and is a whiz at social media. To apply: Submit a resume and five published “clips” (provide direct links or attach Word docs). For each clip, please provide information on how you found the story, how you handled the story from a "web first/print second" angle, and how you incorporated social media (such as finding sources for the story, alerting readers about the story when it published, etc.). Using the subject line "DJC reporter position," email your materials to  5/29/2014


Reporter: The link between agriculture and the food supply is one of America's hottest stories. In the Pacific Northwest, it is an especially compelling topic. Capital Press is the Northwest's leading source of information on agriculture and natural resources. We cover topics as varied as the business of agriculture, innovation through research, the demography of agriculture and the growth in farmers markets. Our newspaper is read in four states. Our electronic outlet has a regional and national audience. The Capital Press western Washington territory, based in Olympia, is one of our most interesting and productive. We seek an enterprising reporter who is at home in legislative and agency hallways, on the farm and at farmers markets. Applicants must have at least two years professional experience as a news reporter and valid drivers license. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurances. Send resume, clips and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail 5/29/2014

Features Editor 

Peninsula Daily News on Washington's beautiful North Olympic Peninsula — a six-day daily with 14,000 circulation Sunday through Friday ?and more than 1 million monthly page views online — seeks a features editor to produce two popular sections focusing on local entertainment and on weekend and ?family activities. Our circulation area covers two counties, including the ?Victorian seaport of ?Port Townsend, the sunshine town of Sequim, the "Twilight" country of Forks, five Native American tribes plus wild rivers and the "mountains to the sea" city of Port Angeles. We are located at the gateway to million-acre Olympic National Park and across the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Vancouver Island and spectacular Victoria, British Columbia. Port Angeles was named by "New Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities" as one of the best U.S. small cities.? Plus we get half the rainfall of Seattle! This is a great job for a journeyman self-starter with newspaper staff experience. Great feature writing skills and passion for accuracy essential; good photography skills and knowledge of AP style are required. InDesign knowledge is helpful, although pagination is not part of this position but some general-assignment reporting is. Compensation includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid vacation. The PDN, nearly a century old, is a community-minded, family-focused local newspaper and Web enterprise that is the main news provider for the North Olympic Peninsula. Check us out at PDN is part of Washington state's largest newspaper group, Sound Publishing Inc. If you meet the above qualifications, email your resume?and cover letter addressing how you fit our requirements,?to No phone calls,? please.  5/16/2014

 Advertising Director 

Seeking Dynamic & Innovative Advertising Director The Idaho Press-Tribune located in Nampa, ID is seeking an experienced Advertising Director for a dynamic, competitive and growing market. We are a 25,000 circ. daily newspaper located just east of Boise. The Advertising Director is responsible for managing a sales and ad production team and growing newspaper, TMC, Internet, niche and other non-traditional revenue. Must have top-notch people and communication skills, true leadership ability, demonstrate extremely innovative thinking and maintain a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Four-year college degree preferred and 3+ years of newspaper advertising management and/or advertising sales experience preferred. E-mail resume and LinkedIn profile to Matt Davison at The Idaho Press-Tribune, PO Box 9399, Nampa, ID 83652., a Pioneer News Group property).  4/11/2014


Marketing Consultant 

The Gresham Outlook, a twice-weekly newspaper, is seeking a high energy, motivated salesperson to join our sales team as an outside Marketing Consultant. We are looking for someone with previous advertising experience, a proven track record of success, a strong prospector, organizational and computer skills. An existing account base will be provided, but our new team member will be required to contact and create new accounts. Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record. Pre-employment drug screen and good references required. This is a full time position with commission on all sales, a base salary, mileage expenses and full benefits that include health care and vacation. If you have a passion for sales and are committed to success, send your resume and cover letter to Cheryl Swart, Advertising Director – 3/11/2014


Country Media Inc., with four media businesses on the Oregon coast and another seven in the upper Great Plains, has an opportunity for an editor at the Headlight Herald, Tillamook County's primary newspaper and digital information provider. You'll manage and create content for our multimedia website, social media platforms and weekly print product. You'll do lots of writing, focusing on original content and feature stories but also covering local government, business, school and community news. You'll manage two writers and a graphic artist, assuring that deadlines are met and high-quality products are produced. We'll expect you to have schooling or experience in digital content, broadcasting, journalism or a related field; strong skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary; a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; and an understanding of small-community cultures and values. Please send a quick letter of interest and your resume to publisher Adam Schwend at 3/10/2014

Advertising Account Executive

The Idaho Press-Tribune has an ongoing need to hire experienced media sales people with a strong knowledge and interest in newspaper advertising. This is a perfect opportunity for self-starter with a proven track record in advertising sales. Duties include: maintaining and expanding advertising programs of current advertisers, building relationships with new accounts, selling newspaper products and special sections, advising customers on marketing decisions, and promoting the benefits of The Idaho Press-Tribune. This is a regular, full time position with a competitive incentive program and excellent benefits including medical, dental, paid training/vacation, 401K and more. Must possess a reliable, insured vehicle, valid Idaho driver’s license with a good driving record. Please submit your resume and LinkedIn profile to Erik Franks at 3/6/2014


The Times serving Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic full-time reporter interested in writing for a suburban weekly newspaper. This reporter would cover the Tualatin community, which offers a rich array of interesting stories to delve into from breaking news, features and profiles to investigative, enterprise stories and government reporting. He or she will also serve as the feature writer for the Living Here section that runs in both The Times and Beaverton Valley Times. The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in journalism and newspaper reporting experience. Strong writing and editing skills are a requirement, as is the ability to meet deadlines and manage several projects at one time. We are looking for a team player with a passion for accuracy, a sense of curiosity and the proven ability to turn out a large volume of compelling news content each week. Please email a letter of interest, resume and at least three samples of your published work to Christina Lent, managing editor, at No phone calls please. To learn more about our newspaper, visit or check out our Facebook page at 2/28/2014

Press Operator

The News-Review is accepting applications for a Press Operator to help run our 10 unit Goss Urbanite. Experience preferred, but will train right individual with strong mechanical ability. Our fast-paced shop demands on-time runs and quality work. We are a daily, (6 days-Sunday thru Friday) paper. Work schedule will vary and will include Saturday nights. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits including 401K. Must be able to lift 80 pounds. Send resume to: Pressroom Manager, c/o The News-Review,345 NE Winchester St., Roseburg, OR 97470Or email: (No phone calls please) 1/25/2014


This is your chance to be part of dynamic, family newspaper. We have an immediate opportunity for an accurate and hard-working reporter at one of Oregon’s best small daily newspapers based in scenic and historic Pendleton. This is a key reporting assignment covering city and county government, schools and life in this outdoor-oriented community. We value spot news, but also demand deeper enterprise pieces. Experience with multimedia and digital devices is essential. Journalism degree and/or newspaper experience is required. Pendleton is located near the Blue Mountains and abundant outdoor recreation. It is also a farming and ranching center and home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo. Full time with benefits including vacation leave, health plan and retirement plan. Send cover letter, resume, clips, and references to East Oregonian Publishing Co., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail 1/15/2014)

Page Designer

EO Media Group has an opening for a part time page designer to work on a centralized design desk in Salem, Ore. This team designs EO Media Group's daily and weekly newspapers. Copy-editing and page design experience required, preferably using Adobe InDesign. Daily newspaper and/or magazine layout experience preferred. Must be able and willing to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Must be able to write accurate and engaging headlines and polish suggested headlines from front-line editors until they sparkle, plus have command of AP style and excellent attention to detail. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and health insurance. Send resume, 5-10 .pdf page design samples and a letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail (placed 1/7/2014)

Managing Editor

The Idaho Press-Tribune, a 26,000 daily newspaper located in Nampa, ID, is seeking a superstar Managing Editor. We are a dynamic and innovative media company located just east of Boise with sister weekly publications in Meridian, ID and Emmett, ID. The paper seeks a deadline-oriented all-purpose editor with competency and experience in all areas including staff supervision, reporting, editing, page design, social media, photography and online news presentation. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a proven track record of successfully managing day to day operations of an active newsroom. This position requires brilliant news judgment, strong leadership and coaching skills, solid community relations and a passion for both digital and print journalism. You must demonstrate extremely innovative thinking all while maintaining a good sense of humor and positive attitude. The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience in journalism with a minimum of two years of experience as an assigning and supervising editor. Daily newspaper newsroom experience is a must. Strong ability to meet deadlines consistently and preform under pressure. Journalism degree from a reputable college or university. The paper offers an outstanding benefits package that includes vacation, quality health insurance and a 401K plan. To apply: Send resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, three writing samples, two page design samples and a short paragraph explaining your thoughts on the future of the newspaper industry to Matt Davison at The Idaho Press-Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. A Pioneer News Group property ( 12/9/2013)

Pressroom Night Supervisor

The Bulletin, located in beautiful Bend, Oregon is seeking a night time press supervisor. We are part of Western Communications, Inc. which is a small, family owned group consisting of 7 newspapers: 5 in Oregon and 2 in California. Our ideal candidate will manage a small crew of 3 and must have prior press experience. The candidate must be able to learn our equipment/processes quickly. A hands-on style is a requirement for our 3½ tower KBA press. Prior management/leadership experience preferred. In addition to our 7-day-a-week newspaper, we have numerous commercial print clients as well. Besides a competitive wage, we also provide potential opportunity for advancement. If you provide dependability combined with a positive attitude, are able to manage people and schedules and are a team player, we would like to hear from you. If you seek a stable work environment that provides a great place to live and raise a family, let us hear from you. Contact Al Nelson, Pressroom Manager at with your complete resume, references and salary history/requirements. No phone calls please. Drug test is required prior to employment. EOE. (placed 12/5/2013)

Multimedia Salesperson

Oregon Coast Today is seeking a skilled multimedia salesperson who is passionate about helping local businesses be successful while expanding the reach of Oregon Coast Today as a market leader. Must demonstrate excellence in sales and customer service, work well with a support team and be proficient with technology while managing time and required paperwork efficiently. Base wage plus commission and mileage reimbursement make this a great opportunity for an aggressive sales professional. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail 12/4/2013)

General Manager

Are you an up & comer looking for an opportunity to prove yourself as a future newspaper leader? The Idaho Press-Tribune located in Nampa, ID is seeking a superstar to lead two weekly newspapers in Idaho’s Treasure Valley. We are a dynamic and innovative community newspaper company located just east of Boise with weekly publications in Meridian, ID and Emmett, ID. We are seeking candidates with a proven track record excelling in revenue growth and general newspaper success. Position requires an in-depth understanding of advertising, digital media, audience growth, solid computer skills and a track record of success. Must have top-notch communication skills, strong sales and leadership ability and demonstrate extremely innovative thinking all while maintaining a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Target compensation $50-$60k annually. Email cover letter, resume and LinkedIn profile to Matt Davison at The Idaho Press-Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. A Pioneer News Group property 


Adver Sales/Sale Management

OREGON WINE PRESS ADVERTISING SALES/SALES MANAGEMENT We are seeking a full-time advertising sales representative. Possible management position DOE. Our dream employee would be a team player with a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, a good sense of humor who is self-directed and can consistently meet deadlines. Newspaper and/ or advertising experience wouldn’t hurt – but isn’t a must for the right candidate. In exchange for your sales talents, we’ll pay you a salary plus commission, provide you with a solid benefit package, and you’ll get to work with really fun people! Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. Please email your resume to: Christy Nielsen Advertising Director AA/ EOE (placed 9/24/2013)



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