The Leader, a 6,500-circulation independently owned weekly newspaper serving Port Townsend and Jefferson County, has an immediate opening for a reporter/photographer. Our General Excellence award-winning operation needs someone with a nose for news. Beginning reporters welcome; journalism education is a must. Salary range is negotiable - based on experience. Email your resume, a cover letter, one text document of your work and one of your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org Port Townsend is a Victorian seaport and arts community on the Olympic Peninsula, 50 miles and a ferry ride from downtown Seattle.
The Cheney Free Press is seeking a full-time staff reporter to cover news, sports and education in our circulation area of southwest Spokane County, population of roughly 30,000-plus. The position is full-time, 40-plus hours. Starting pay is $15/hour, with health care benefits and paid time off.
Applicant should have a college degree in journalism or equal. Experience in all aspects of journalism (researching, interviewing, writing, etc.) along with photojournalism, Photoshop, page design and layout (InDesign 3.0) and web experience.
Successful applicant will be responsible for coverage of a specific local beat that includes, but not limited to, civic news, sports, education and community news. We cover the cities of Cheney, Medical Lake and Airway Heights as well as news in southwest Spokane County and Eastern Washington University.
Please send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
We are seeking a general assignment reporter to cover community, features, business and agriculture news in the heart of Central Washington.
Our next reporter must have well-developed skills in English and AP style, be able to write, take pictures, enjoy social media, edit copy and work well with others, be an energetic team player, bear strong interpersonal skills, and be well organized. Preference is given to applicants from Washington state. The job becomes available June 1.
Moses Lake offers a great small town feel with big city features. Outdoor recreation is near by with close locations for hiking, skiing, powersports, fishing, golf and more.
We offer full medical coverage, paid vacation and a retirement 401(k) plan.
Please email cover letter, resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to: Reporter opening, 601 S. Pioneer Way, Ste F #269, Moses Lake, WA 98837.
DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (KENT, WA)
A Digital Account Executive for the Kent Reporter maximizes advertising sales potential through the development of quality business relationships and promotion of new and existing advertising products. This position requires a heavy amount of prospecting and lead development with small to mid-sized businesses.
What you will do in this role:
- Prospect businesses in South King County to obtain advertising revenue; we want people with the ability to take full ownership of the sales cycle – contact to close
- Work with newspaper teams to develop and deliver innovative digital solutions to businesses within the region
- Meet and exceed regional sales targets
- 3-5 years’ experience in digital sales and marketing preferred; proven prior sales success required
- Key skills include management experience; team leadership; communication; organization; ability to build strong relationships with clients; and provide exceptional customer service, including excellent written and oral proposals
- Reliable self-starter with strong knowledge of businesses in Snohomish County
- An outstanding work ethic, with the ability to think quickly on your feet
- Must possess valid driver’s license and daily access to a reliable vehicle
What we offer you:
- Competitive salary plus commissions
- Benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, and 401k with employer match
- Great work environment with professional sales team
The Kent Reporter is part of Sound Publishing, Washington State’s largest independent community news media company. Serving more than 38 community, daily and urban newspapers and websites in Washington. This job is Full-Time, based in Kent, WA.
If the above aligns with your skills, abilities, and career path, we’d love to hear from you! Submit your resume and cover letter to the noted email address and be sure to note ATTN: KENTDIGITAL in the subject line!
Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Check out our website tolearn more about us!www.soundpublishing.com
MULTI MEDIA SALES CONSULTANT (KENT, WA)
· Do you have a proven track record of success in sales and enjoy managing your own territory?
· Are you competitive and thrive in an energetic environment?
· Do you desire to work for a company that offers uncapped earning opportunities?
· Are you interested in a fast paced, creative atmosphere where you can use your sales expertise to provide consultative print and digital solutions?
Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for self-motivated, results-driven people interested in a multi-media sales career. Position is responsible for print and digital advertising sales to an eclectic and exciting group of clients in the Kent community.
Successful candidates will be engaging and goal oriented, with good organizational skills and will have the ability to grow and maintain strong business relationships through consultative sales and excellent customer service. Professional sales experience necessary; media experience is a definite asset but not mandatory.
Every day will be a new adventure! You can be an integral part of the Kent community while helping local business partners succeed in their in print or online branding, marketing and advertising strategies.
In addition to a Sign-On Bonus (paid at completion of 6 mos and 12 mos employment), we offer you a great salary and benefits package to include:
· Mileage reimbursement for use of your personal vehicle for business
· Health Insurance – Company pays significant amount toward premiums for employee and dependents
· Short Term, Long Term, Life, and AD&D insurance paid for by Company
· Paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays)
· 401K with Employer Match
If you meet the above-noted qualifications and are seeking an opportunity to be part of an award-winning media company, we’d love to see meet you! Please email your cover letter, including salary requirement and resume to us email@example.com and be sure to include ATTN:MMSCKENT in the subject line.
Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to learn more about us!www.soundpublishing.com
VISUAL JOURNALIST (EVERETT, WA)
The Daily Herald is a division of Sound Publishing, Inc. and is filling a vacancy on its award-winning photo staff. Our newspaper and website serve Snohomish County with timely and intensely local coverage. This is a community journalism job well-suited for a photojournalist who has worked in equivalent or slightly smaller markets.
Candidates must have prior news organization experience and be able to provide samples of their work. Should have some multi media skills and be able to gather and write basic information to accompany photos or videos as needed. Must be a clear communicator, organized and efficient; and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Position also requires ability to drive a motor vehicle, and walk considerable distances.
We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401(k) with an employer match.
To be considered, email us your cover letter and resume with a min. of three professional references; and provide four to six examples of your best work (online links preferred) to: careers@soundpublishing. Be sure to include ATTN: EDHPHOTO in the subject line.
Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us! www.soundpublishing.com
The Chronicle in Centralia and parent company Lafromboise Communications, Inc., have an opening for an experienced graphic designer.
The Chronicle publishes three editions per week and periodic special sections. We pride ourselves on the quality and quantity of the news we produce. This job calls for a hard-working designer with attention to detail and a desire to tell the stories of our county of 75,000 people and surrounding communities.
The Chronicle is a 90-minute drive from Seattle, Portland, two volcanoes and the Washington coast and offers some of the best outdoors opportunities in the region. Medical, dental and 401k are offered for full-time employees.
Responsibilities include pagination of The Chronicle’s Main, Life and Sports sections, design work for tabs and other specialty publications and other assignments as needed.Designers with newspaper experience are preferred. Fluency with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Apple computers is a must.
Send a resume, references and design samples to Editor Natalie Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered.
REPORTER (Whidbey Island, WA)
The Whidbey News-Times, a division of Sound Publishing, Inc. is seeking a Reporter with InDesign, Photoshop experience to cover community news and guide award-winning special publications, including our annual visitors guide, The Islander. Ideal for someone with a knack for design and interest in niche publications. Requires strong journalistic skills, knowledge of AP Style, photography experience, and an ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
We offer a competitive hourly wage and benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K with an employer match.
Send us a cover letter explaining your interest in our newspaper, a resume, and up to five reporting samples to: email@example.com Be sure to include ATTN: WNTREP in the subject line. Sound Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. Check out our website to find out more about us! www.soundpublishing.com
Seeking newspaper journalist for weekly award-winning newspaper in Omak, located in the beautiful Okanogan County. Diverse beat includes school sports, local and regional government coverage and general features. We’re a small team that offers a hardworking person the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper and its specialty publications. Duties will also include producing daily written content and video clips suitable for social media and website engagement. Strong photography skills and familiarity with AP style guide required, plus the ability to be organized and meet deadlines. This opportunity affords 30 hours a week with generous benefits after a 60-day new hire period. Benefits include health care, dental, life insurance, paid holidays, sick, vacation and personal days, as well as 401 (k) and Flexible Spending (FSA).
EOE. Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurability and pass a pre-employment drug screening and motor vehicle driving record check. Send resume, cover letter, writing and photo samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to: The Chronicle – Attn: Teresa Myers, P.O. Box 553, Omak, WA, 98841. No phone calls please.
EASTSIDE NEWS INTERN
Founded in 1987, Sound Publishing, Inc. is the largest community news organization in Washington State. Today, more people read Sound Publishing community newspapers than traditional dailies in the markets we cover. Our titles deliver relevant, local news that directly affects the lives of those who raise families and work in the 100-plus communities we serve. Reader engagement is enhanced by our local newsrooms' dedication to our “digital first” philosophy.
GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER
Description: Sound's Eastside newsroom is searching for a news intern to help our talented team cover the news and culture for seven different titles, including the Bellevue Reporter, the Kirkland Reporter, and the Mercer Island Reporter. The interns will assist our team of news professionals with gathering and telling stories while honing their own investigative, feature, news, arts and sports writing skills. The internship is unpaid and the intern must earn credit for their time in-office.
Responsibilities: Interns will be expected to help with the researching and production of news stories. The right candidate will be able to interview sources, write stories, take photos, and use social media.
Job/Internship Location: Bellevue, WA
Hours per Week: Dependent upon applicant
Duration: Quarterly or six months
Pay/Salary: Unpaid, for school credit only
Interested? Email your resume, cover letter and best clip to ATTN: Eastside Intern, email@example.com