OR - Albany
The Albany Democrat-Herald in Oregon's Willamette Valley is seeking an energetic, knowledgeable, enterprising and accurate reporter to cover our local police agencies and courts. We require someone who can cover breaking news, examine the impact of crime, recognize and explain trends, and track stories as they unfold.
The successful candidate will have excellent news judgment, the people skills needed to gain the confidence and trust of sources, and the ability to tell compelling stories that matter to our readers using a variety of up-to-date communication platforms. Familiarity with social media and associated technology is a plus.
This is a full-time position on a Tuesday through Saturday schedule. It also includes general assignment coverage.
The Democrat-Herald is a **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. newspaper with a circulation of 17,000. We offer competitive pay and a full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k and paid time off.
The selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Applicants should provide a resume, samples of their best work, a brief cover letter indicating what skills and experience qualify them for this position and references. Apply online at lee.net/careers. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 25.