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Open Positions

Editor (Tillamook Oregon)

IMMEDIATE OPENING: Country Media, Inc., a successful, growing family media company of 14 paid publications (including the daily in Coos Bay, Ore.) has an opening for an editor in Tillamook, Ore. Primarily responsible for writing day-to-day news stories for the weekly Headlight Herald and two biweekly newspapers covering Manzanita and Cannon Beach, Ore. Will also direct the work of another reporter. Reports to the publisher. Country Media offers a competitive salary and a variety of employee benefits, including group health insurance and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to frankperea@countrymedia.net.

(Posted 3/16/2020)

Executive Director

California News Publishers Association (CNPA), a 132-year-old, 500-member trade organization, is seeking its next Executive Director.

The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator and also have a strong financial acumen. Expertise in leading the association’s legislative efforts is also a key component of this job.

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of success as well as at least five years of senior management experience in a media environment or trade association.  

The compensation package for this position includes a competitive base pay, a performance-based bonus plan and attractive benefits package.  (See the Job Bank at cnpa.com for detailed job posting.)

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter along with their resume to cnpajobs@gmail.com

(Posted 2/26/2020)

Editors/Reporters (Oregon Coast)

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS: Twenty-year-old Country Media Inc., a fast-growing family-owned media company of non-daily print publications and websites, has acquired five newspapers over the past eight months. Of the company's 14 paid publications, nine are located along the beautiful Pacific Coast, from Crescent City, CA north to Manzanita, OR (including the daily in Coos Bay, OR).

This rapid expansion means we have a variety of opportunities for editors and reporters to join our group. Country Media offers highly competitive newsroom wages and a variety of employee benefits, including group health insurance; paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; mileage reimbursement; and others.

For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to steve@countrymedia.net. We look forward to hearing from you.

(Posted 2/21/2020)

Reporter

The Del Norte Triplicate in Crescent City, Calif., is looking for a full-time (40 hours per week) general reporter to write a little bit of everything. The paper is owned by Country Media and is published two times a week — Tuesday and Friday.
 
The position provides print and online coverage of Crescent City. We’re looking for a writer to produce news features, cover meetings and events, take photos and post content online.
 
Candidates with reporting experience are welcomed, but this is also an opportunity for recent college graduates. An ideal candidate understands deadlines and has solid reporting skills. Experience using social media, including Facebook and Twitter, is preferred.
 
Some of the duties of this position require some evening and weekend availability.
 
Crescent City has a populations of nearly 6,500 and is located on California's northern coast. There is abundant outdoor recreation, including hiking, mountain biking, hunting and fishing.
 
This is a great opportunity to grow with a company that believes in the value of community journalism. This 40 hours per week (hourly wage) position offers many benefits including health insurance and paid time off. Good driving record and reliable transportation required.
 
To apply email resume, cover letter and 3-5 clips to Editor Brian Williams at piloteditor@countrymedia.net.
 
(Posted 2/17/2020)

Sports Reporter

Country Media is looking for one full-time (40 hours per week) sports reporter to handle sports coverage for both the Curry Coastal Pilot in Brookings, Ore., and the Del Norte Triplicate in Crescent City, Calif. The papers are published two times a week — Tuesday and Friday. 

The position provides print and online coverage of high school and community sports plus outdoor activities in the two communities that are roughly 25 miles apart. We’re looking for a writer to produce sports and outdoor features, write game stories, take photos and post content online.

A journalism degree is preferred. Reporting experience, polished writing skills and a track record of accuracy and reliability are a must. Experience using social media, including Facebook and Twitter, is preferred.

Many of the duties of this position require evening and weekend availability.

Brookings and Crescent City have populations between 6,000 and 7,000 and are located on the coast. There is abundant outdoor recreation, including hiking, mountain biking, hunting and fishing.

This is a great opportunity to grow with a company that believes in the value of community journalism. This 40 hours per week (hourly wage) position offers many benefits including health insurance and paid time off. Good driving record and reliable transportation required.

To apply email resume, cover letter and 3-5 clips to Editor Brian Williams at piloteditor@countrymedia.net

(Posted 1/29/2020)

General News Reporter

General News reporter needed for award-winning newspaper in The Dalles, Oregon. The Dalles Chronicle is a twice-weekly newspaper located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Diverse beats include general news, features and special sections. We are a small team that offers a hardworking person the opportunity to learn and develop their journalism career. The entry level reporter will participate in many areas of the newspaper and its specialty publications, including website and social media. Strong photography skills are helpful, must be organized and meet deadlines. Pre-employment drug screening required. Full time position includes hourly, plus benefits. Send writing and photo samples to Email: cmarr@hoodrivernews.com.

(Posted 1/24/2020)

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