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Open Positions 

Multimedia Strategist

Real Access Media Placement (RAMP), the media planning and placement division of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (ONPA), has an immediate opening for a full-time Multimedia Strategist. We are looking for a motivated, positive leader to expand and grow our advertising offerings.

The Multimedia Strategist position is responsible for establishing relationships with new clients, developing verticals with current clients, and recommending viable solutions to meet their digital and print advertising needs. The successful candidate will have experience in digital and print media, including SEO/SEM, email, social media, and display advertising. The ability to lead accompanied by strong analytical and communication skills and data-driven-thinking are a must.

The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefit package, and the opportunity to work with a positive, energetic team interested in building long-lasting partnerships with our clients and member publishers.

RAMP, as part of ONPA, serves the Oregon, Washington, and Idaho Press Associations as a media placement partner. RAMP specializes in print & digital media placement in these states, across the USA and Canada. We are conveniently located at the Kruse Way Place complex in beautiful Lake Oswego, Oregon.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to


Territory Manager

Exciting opportunity for a skilled sales and marketing professional with knowledge of and contacts in NE Oregon and SE Washington. 

Capital Press Ag Media is the Northwest’s leading Ag media outlet.  More than just a newspaper, Capital Press represents Ag in the Northwest through events, print and digital products, bringing credible, relevant coverage to readers and advertisers.  

Can you be a part of our team?  We seek someone who is skilled in business development, contract negotiations, communicates clearly with an internal support team, thrives in a CRM driven environment and has outstanding proposal and presentation skills. There is a solid book of business, but the primary goal is growth and territory development.  

Do you have what it takes? This position is field-based (home office) and requires a strongly-motivated person to travel the territory daily with regular overnights needed.  Five+ years of sales experience are required with a marketing or communications degree preferred. 

This position comes with generous compensation for someone with the drive and determination to succeed. Benefits include paid time off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan, company car, expense reimbursement and insurances. Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail

(Posted 8/8/2018)

Press Person

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 web press operation skills, an eye for color, mechanical ability, be a good communicator and work well with others.  Must be able to lift 50# and go up/down stairs on a regular basis.  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, or e-mail

(Posted 8/8/2018)


Job Summary:

Provides reporting and general news writing and photography for the bi-monthly Tribal publication Smoke Signals and other program publications.  Covers a variety of Tribal and community events, meetings and activities for the Publications Office.  Provides support for the Publications Office to ensure the efficient, timely and accurate delivery of program services.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides photographs to support stories for Smoke Signals and other publications.

  • Attends community events, Tribal events, gatherings and meetings to obtain photos and/or videography for publications or history documentation.

  • Performs photo manipulation for the paper and other projects as needed.

  • Covers and reports on assigned local and state stories for Tribal publication.

  • Writes general news articles on issues affecting the Tribal Community and Indian Country as it relates to the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

  • Establishes and maintains contacts with Tribal government, staff and others concerning current news.

  • Conducts interviews for assigned news and general stories.

  • Writes photo captions.

  • Submits travel forms, requisition forms, reimbursement requests and timesheets.

  • Keeps digital cameras in working order and ready to use for all staff members.

  • Establishes and maintains an inventory list of all photographic and video equipment.

  • Greets customers, answers telephones, routes calls, and responds to requests.

  • Proofreads documents and verifies accuracy.

  • Operates a variety of office equipment: computer, printer, fax, copier, camera, tape recorder, etc.

  • Creates spreadsheets, graphs and presentations.

  • Enters, tracks and retrieves data.

  • Assists in maintaining files: digital photo archive, data files, subscription files, etc.

  • Occasionally scans photos for publication.

  • Acts as backup Public Information Officer during potential emergency scenarios.

  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule in order to meet department deadlines and attend Tribal/Community events.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:

  • Requires High School diploma or GED equivalence. Associate degree or completion of advanced level training and education in relative field of study preferred.College course work in communication, personal computer programs and office equipment are examples of course work completed as preparation for this position.

  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years of directly related work experience in a professional newspaper/publications work environment where photography is a primary duty.

  • Requires examples of photojournalistic work i.e. photographic portfolio.

  • OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Must maintain a valid Oregon driver’s license or obtain one upon hire, qualify for the Tribe’s vehicle insurance, and provide proof of personal vehicle insurance.

Qualifications, Registrations, and Certifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining confidentiality required.

  • Working knowledge of photography equipment, scanner, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, such as Adobe Photoshop, required.

  • Must possess a high school level command of spelling and grammar.Knowledge of Associated Press (AP) style is preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills, listening, verbal & written skills and excellent interaction and interpersonal skills required.

  • Strong commitment to task, problem solving, initiative, organizational skills, attention to detail, and integrity required.

  • Requires discretion, courtesy and tact, involving contacts with employees, clients, and other visitors.

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to Native American culture required.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Continually requires the ability to express or receive detailed information or important instructions through oral communication.

  • Continually requires working with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm. Requires repetitive movement of wrists, hands and/or fingers.Often requires walking or moving about to accomplish tasks.

  • Requires standing and/or sitting for sustained periods of time, raising objects from a lower to a higher position and/or moving objects horizontally.

  • Occasionally requires lifting of up to 40 pounds.

  • Due to the nature of the interactions with other employees and the public we serve, employees may be required to provide documentation of, or receive, certain health vaccinations.

  • This position is frequently subject to inside environmental conditions which provide protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes, and is occasionally subject to outside environmental conditions.

  • May be called upon to serve as a Disaster Reservist during Emergencies, or when the Tribal Emergency Operations Center is opened.

  • Local travel within our six county service area on a regular basis is required.Travel outside of the state is infrequently required.

Background Check:

Candidates for this position will be subject to criminal and character background checks and may be subject to fingerprinting.

All positions are located in the greater Grand Ronde area unless specifically noted otherwise.

The Register-Guard has an immediate opening for a part-time Assistant Editor.

Under the general supervision of the Editorial Page Editor, the Assistant Editor selects, reads and edits local letters to the editor and local guest columns; selects and edits syndicated columnists for publication; selects editorial cartoons for publication; coordinates daily section print publication procedures with GateHouse Media’s Center for News and Design in Austin, Texas; may periodically write editorials; undertakes research, handles miscellaneous phone calls and other public contact and other related work as needed.

Position requires graduation from a four-year college or university; four years of maturing news-related experience; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience.

The salary range for this position is between $18 and $20 per hour depending on experience. Hours will be between 30-34 per week. Complete job description and application can be found at

Qualified applicants should submit an application, cover letter and resume electronically to

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening.

(Posted 7/25/2018)

Sports Writer

The Daily Sun News, a three-day-a-week newspaper for Sunnyside WA and the Lower Yakima Valley, is looking for a full-time sports writer.  Job duties will include print and online coverage of 8 high schools and outdoors news. We’re looking for a spirted sports enthusiast who can work within the fast deadlines of online reporting. Photography and pagination skills are a must.

The position offers a competitive wage and a quality benefits package including health care, 401(k), life insurance and more.  EOE.  We are part of the Eagle Newspapers/Eagle Media Northwest group.

Send resume, clips and letter of interest to Andy McNab, publisher, The Daily Sun News, P.O. Box 878, Sunnyside WA 98944, or by email:

(Posted 7/11/2018)

Sports Reporter

The East Oregonian, a five-day daily newspaper in Pendleton, Ore., is looking for a full-time sports writer, based in nearby Hermiston, Ore. Job duties will include print and online coverage of high school, college and community sports and outdoor activities. We’re looking for a creative, energetic writer to produce compelling sports and outdoor features and to write game stories quickly on deadline. We want someone with strong writing skills who avoids cliches. The person hired will also edit on a limited basis and work with the Web.

The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefits package and the opportunity to live in Eastern Oregon near the Blue Mountains, Columbia River and abundant outdoor recreation. It is also home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo and perennial high school state champion contenders. Good driving record and reliable transportation required. 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

(Posted 7/3/2018)


Eagle Media Northwest / Eagle Newspapers, a family media company, seeks a self-starting, full-time Publisher who can lead an inside and outside sales team to grow print and digital advertising revenue at our multi-weekly newspaper in Sunnyside, WA. The candidate will oversee a local sales force, and provide overall leadership of the newspaper. We are looking for an organized person who is capable of handling a generous list of accounts and drive sales performance, while building partnerships in the community. 401K and medical benefits.
Tell us about yourself by contacting Maureen Boynton, personnel director, at Send information to: Eagle Newspapers, Attn. Publisher, PO Box 12008, Salem, OR., 97309. No phone calls please.
(Posted 7/2/2018)

Advertising Sales Manager/Coach

The Idaho Press  located in Nampa, ID is seeking an experienced Advertising Sales Manager/Coach for a dynamic, competitive and growing market. We are a 18,000 circ. daily newspaper with 3 surrounding weekly publications located just west of Boise. This incredible opportunity is a key leadership position within the advertising department reporting directly to the Advertising Director.

We are seeking candidates who have a proven track record excelling as an outside sales representative and also as a sales leader. You must to lead by example by working in the field with local businesses and the sales team. Other skill sets required include an in-depth understanding of digital media, experience working with front end billing systems, proficient in Microsoft Office and a proven track record in providing strong customer service. Must have top-notch people and communication skills, leadership ability, demonstrate extremely innovative thinking and maintain a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Media ad sales experience and/or sales management experience preferred.

Email cover letter, resume and LinkedIn profile to Michelle Robinson at The Idaho Press-Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. An Adams publishing group (

(Posted 6/22/2018)

Advertising Sales Manager

Western Communications, Inc., a family owned newspaper publishing company, is seeking a full-time Advertising Sales Manager for The Del Norte Triplicate in Crescent City, California and The Curry Coastal Pilot in Brookings, Oregon. This key manager reports directly to the regional publisher and will lead the inside and outside sales team to grow print and digital advertising revenue at these beautiful coastal properties.

We are seeking a hands-on sales manager who will strive to grow advertising revenue by overseeing a local sales force, providing leadership and guidance and setting clear performance expectations. 

The qualified candidate will be a highly motivated, self-starting individual with initiative and drive to succeed through others, and will have the ability to coach and develop cold-calling and other prospecting techniques.  They must demonstrate a track record of exhibiting leadership behavior and creating a positive, motivating and productive team environment. 

We are looking for someone with strong verbal and written communication skills who has the ability to build and deliver effective presentations and be able to provide concise and accurate forecast and budget reporting, as well as the ability to understand and read management reports and profit and loss statements


  • Three or more years in a leadership role.
  • Prior media management and advertising sales experience, both in print and digital, is a plus.
  • BA in Marketing or Business, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and reliable transportation.

For immediate consideration please submit your current resume and a cover letter that would detail how you would be a good fit for our World Class Team of Professionals!

Please apply to or mail to:

The Del Norte Triplicate

Atten:  Kim Fowler

312 H Street

Crescent City, CA 95531

Western Communications, Inc. and their affiliated companies, is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, supporting a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is required.

(Posted 5/23/2018)

Community/Enterprise Reporter

The Malheur Enterprise of Vale, Oregon, has an immediate opening for an experienced, ambitious reporter who wants to help us demonstrate community news is as much about enterprise and investigative reporting as it is rodeo queens and high school graduations. We're building a reputation for turning a weekly newspaper in rural eastern Oregon into a model for how powerful local news can mean business success. This is a fulltime job that is a blend of community, enterprise, and sports. We aren't interested much in refrigerator news. We're interested in stories that set the community agenda. We're interested in being a source of trusted, respected news. You'll work with an editor who has significant daily and weekly professional experience in investigative reporting. You'll join a new team that in just the second year of its transformation has won national awards. 

What do you need to qualify? Energy and ambition rank high. Our editor can sharpen just about any journalistic skill you have or build ones you don't have. You need two years professional experience (though for the right candidate, we'll look the other way). You need to show us how you worked a beat in a way that instead of relying on meetings relied on source development. We want to break news before a meeting happens. You need to show an ability to find out the "why" behind significant ocal stories. Clean writing is vital. Photo skills an asset, as would be video, social media skills. Spanish would be a huge plus.

This is a job for someone who wants to help change journalism and help change the community. This is a job for someone eager to be among the best and learn from the best. Don't let our size fool you. Do your research, then apply. Applications by June 8: or PO Box 310 Vale OR 97918.

(Posted 5/18/2018)

Associate Editor - Editorial

RG Media Company/The Register-Guard has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Editor.

Under the general supervision of the Editorial Page Editor, the successful applicant will write editorials and columns; read and conduct research; maintain public contact; consult with government officials and citizens; prepare page materials other than editorials; proofread and correct editorial and op-ed pages; read and edit local guest columns and letters; handle miscellaneous phone calls and correspondence; confer with the Publisher and with other editorial and news staff regarding editorial content. 

Position requires graduation from a four-year college or university; six years of maturing news-related experience; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience.

The successful candidate will receive a salary between $55,000-$65,000 commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Complete job description and application can be found at

Qualified applicants should submit a Register-Guard application, cover letter and resume. Please submit electronically to

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening.

(Posted 5/11/2018)

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