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Open Positions

Advertising Account Executive


Do you have a dynamic personality and an ability to talk to everyone you meet about advertising to the largest demographic in Oregon?  Are you self-directed, responsible, creative and strategic?  Are you motivated to make new professional and community contacts?  I so, we’ve got the job for you!

We have an immediate opening for an advertising account executive to sell print and digital advertising for a monthly magazine targeted to older adults.  We are based in Salem, Oregon’s beautiful capital city.

Top candidates will:

Have proven ability to close a sale

Be able to work independently, but with complete accountability

Be computer literate, with current working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and Skype

Have own reliable transportation and proof of insurability

Have a professional appearance

Be able to think creatively in your approach to advertising strategies and have a desire to work with businesses of all sizes

Be a self-starter

This is a full-time, exempt position with a competitive base salary + commission, mileage and phone stipend.  Other excellent benefits include, health care, dental, life insurance, FSA, 401k, vacation, personal and sick time.  Previous print sales experience preferred but will train the right candidate.  Recent or current working knowledge of digital marketing a plus.

We are Oregon’s oldest and largest monthly magazine targeting the 50+ market.  Our readers love us!  As one of our team members, you will help local businesses get their message to our readers through both print and digital platforms.  It’s a great time to be part of this industry.

EOE.  Pre-employment drug screen and driving record check required.  Send a cover letter and resume, and let’s make things happen! NO phone calls, please.

Email your information to:

(Posted 6/22/2020)


Seeking controller for family-owned media company based in Bend, Oregon.

EO Media Group is a fourth-generation, family-owned company with a portfolio of newspapers, magazines and digital products. We're proud of our 109-year heritage of publishing and the creativity of our managers and employees. 

To guide the finances of the company in the future, we are seeking a controller with the education, background and leadership to guide finances in the coming years. The controller will oversee the corporate accounting team, monitor and implement internal financial controls and be responsible for financial reports and budgeting. This is a hands-on position, working alongside a team of 4 staff members.

You will need a education in accounting or finance, CPA or MBA preferred, five + years of management experience and a firm grasp of GAAP. Strong analytical skills, regulatory knowledge, experience in the media field and a passion for streamlining functions through technology are also required. 

You will join a skilled and dedicated team, committed to keeping quality journalism in local communities throughout Oregon and Washington. Some travel is required for board meetings and budgeting. 

Apply here:

(Posted 6/12/2020)


The Daily News in Longview, WA seeks a proven leader to direct and oversee our newsroom with a passion for local news and a desire to grow audience engagement through all digital channels. As Editor you will utilize your knowledge, experience and ability to implement innovative ideas that will lead directly to audience growth. The Editor will play a vital role on The Daily News senior management team which determines short and long-term strategy and implements the tactics necessary to grow the enterprise. The Editor is also expected to play an active role as a leader in the community.

The successful applicant will understand the importance of community journalism and demonstrate their abilities to coach, mentor and develop an enthusiastic and energetic staff.  They will have a passion for creating consistently compelling stories, photo journalism and the ability to create and execute a comprehensive social media plan.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead newsroom projects and initiatives
  • Project management and creation of new products in an effort to grow audience
  • Hire, train and develop the newsroom staff, with an emphasis on ethics, developing engaging content for an award-winning website and Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper.
  • Monitor and track performance of the team through standards of performance
  • Coordinate month to month progress of a news plan through planning and execution
  • Being an active member of a joint editorial board with a sister newspaper
  • Prepare and manage the annual newsroom budget


  • Established track record of journalistic excellence
  • Strong background in leading a newsroom through innovative solutions to grow audience
  • Proven record of achieving audience growth through digital innovation include a strong social strategy
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing tasks and rapidly changing priorities
  • Self-motivated, community-oriented and organized
  • Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university and at least ten years of newsroom management experience

TDN offers a competitive compensation package. We offer a variety of medical, dental and vision options to best fit your needs. We also offer 401k and life insurance options as well as paid vacation, sick and personal time.

Pre-employment background check and drug screening required. The Daily News is a Drug-Free Employer.

Check us out on  TDN is a division of Lee Enterprises, a leading media organization providing local news, and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 77 daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications.  For more information about Lee, visit

(Posted 5/22/2020)


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