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Open Positions

Associate Editor

One of the Pacific Northwest's best local newspapers seeks an associate editor.

Located in picturesque Astoria, Oregon, near the junction of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean, The Astorian is a small town newspaper with a global outlook. 

We are a digital-first newsroom that publishes online daily and in print three times a week. We also publish Coast Weekend, a weekly entertainment guide, the Seaside Signal, a weekly newspaper, and Our Coast, an annual magazine. 

The associate editor will partner with the editor to guide news, opinion and feature content, as well as supervise the editors of the weekly publications.

Writing, editing and management experience are essential to success. Creativity and energy are at the heart of what we do.

Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. 

Send your resume and cover letter telling us how your experience has prepared you for this position, along with your salary requirements, to

(Posted 8/19/2019)

Editor/Reporter - Central Oregon

Excellent community journalist? A Central Oregon weekly newspaper/multimedia news organization is seeking an editor/reporter to lead its news coverage team. Duties will include writing daily stories, photography, editing, page design and working with other staff members to manage editorial content for print, websites and social media. Must be able to produce good work rapidly and consistently meet deadlines on a team that provides relevant news for Central Oregon. Drug-free workplace. Salary based on experience.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, references and at least three samples of published work, including photos, to John Schrag, executive editor,, or publisher Tony Ahern, Put “CO Editor” in the subject line.

(Posted 8/8/2019)


Want to put your journalism experience to good use working for a family-owned daily newspaper in the heart of beautiful Eastern Oregon? This is your golden opportunity.

The Observer is seeking an Editor who believes in the value of community journalism. Topics include outdoor recreation, forest health, water supply and wildlife habitat, in addition to coverage of our busy community.

The Observer is located in La Grande, Oregon, the home of Eastern Oregon University and a short two and a half hours from Boise, Idaho. The community has deep agricultural roots and a growing arts community. The location offers year-round recreational opportunities, including backpacking, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, horseback riding and mountain biking.

We seek an energetic, creative, outgoing and hard-working Editor. This is your opportunity to join a company that believes in community journalism. The Observer is published Monday/Wednesday/Friday in Northeastern Oregon and is part of EO Media Group, an award-winning and innovative news organization with an active family of owners.

We seek a journalist who is passionate about local news, excited about the opportunity to publish in print, online and with social media. You’ll manage and mentor four newsroom employees and work with a professional page design team. Your journalistic integrity is a must. Leadership, budgeting, multi-media and mentoring experience are a plus. This is a hands-on position that edits and writes stories; takes photos; posts daily to our web site; and uses social media to engage readers. Along with The Observer's Publisher, you will need to be involved in the community.

EO Media Group owns 11 newspapers and 17 websites that provide accurate, fair and timely reporting about the people and issues impacting the communities we serve in the Pacific Northwest, reflecting the responsibility and spirit of a free press.

Competitive pay plus paid time off, 401(k) /401(k) Roth retirement plan and insurances.

Candidates with an education in journalism or a related field, plus leadership experience should send resume and letter of interest to

(Posted 8/5/2019)


Are you ready for outdoor adventures in Montana? We are an award-winning weekly in south central Montana. We need a reporter to help us elevate our news and photo coverage. Big Timber is a small town surrounded by mountains and just 80 or so miles from Yellowstone National Park. You will find friendly people and bushels of news, features and sports stories to cover. There are many opportunities for advancement in our newspaper group. If you are ready for Montana, email me — editor Jeff Durham — at or call me at 971 228-9248. This is a great chance for you to show off your skills and break into community journalism.
(Posted 8/5/2019)


The Blue Mountain Eagle, a family-owned weekly newspaper in a stunningly beautiful Oregon community, seeks an energetic, dedicated reporter. 

The Eagle is located in John Day, where seeing deer in front yards is normal and traffic is unheard of, just three hours from Bend and Pendleton. Surrounded by scenic forests and dissected by mountain streams, the location offers year-round recreational opportunities, including fishing, hunting, backpacking, camping, snowmobiling and horseback riding.

Despite the picturesque environment, the community is at the center of an evolving natural resource restoration economy, which gains statewide and even national attention. 

Despite the small-town charm, the residents are engaged and politically active in local and national debates, and hard-hitting stories are never hard to find. Ongoing topics include state and federal policies, forest health, logging, public lands grazing, water supply, wildlife habitat improvements and wildfire resilience, in addition to coverage of small-town life and local government. The position offers a wealth of breaking news and enterprise opportunities.

Serving the community for 146 years, the Eagle is the oldest weekly newspaper in Oregon and is part of EO Media Group, an award-winning and innovative news organization with an active family of owners. This position offers excellent advancement opportunities in a company that prefers to hire from within. EO Media Group owns 11 newspapers and 17 websites that provide accurate, fair and timely reporting about the people and issues impacting the communities we serve in the Pacific Northwest, reflecting the responsibility and spirit of a free press.

We seek a journalist who is passionate about local news and excited about the opportunity to publish in print, online and through social media. Candidates must be able to develop story ideas, take photographs, develop sources, prepare website and social media updates and work in a cooperative team environment. Journalistic integrity is a must.

Journalism education or experience is required for this full-time position offering insurances, a 401(k)/401(k) Roth retirement plan and paid time off (PTO). Send resume, letter of interest and up to five clips to

(Posted 8/1/2019)

Sales Manager

Are you looking for a challenge?

Ready to make a change?

Do you want to be a part of building something great?

Do you have energy and ideas?

Eagle Web Press, a prominent regional newspaper and commercial printing facility in Salem Oregon is looking for someone to join our progressive team as a working Sales Manager.

Eagle Web is growing. We are now one of very few commercial web printing facilities in the Northwest to have open web (conventional), UV cured AND heat-set printing capabilities. We also have within our corporate structure, digital, sheet-fed, full-service bindery and a large mailing service on site.

We are looking for an experienced print sales manager to help build on an existing sales and CSR staff. Must sell as part of the position, develop sales strategies, layout sales plans and goals for sales staff, find and assign leads, work with and train existing staff and find and hire additional staff when needed.

Will be a base salary PLUS commissions and bonuses.  Full time, exempt position with a generous offering of benefits that include health care, dental, life insurance, FSA, 401(k), vacation, sick and personal time.  EOE.  Salary range commensurate with experience – range $40 to $70K/per year.

If this is an opportunity that interests you, please reply with a cover letter and resume to

We are looking to fill this position immediately, so if you feel you have what it takes, hit the keyboard and make it happen.

(Posted 7/29/2019)

Sales Executive for Oregon Wine Magazine 

Oregon Wine Press is seeking a full-time advertising sales executive. Strong organizational skills, confident and knowledgeable in the wine industry, a passion for grapes is a bonus but not required. Former sales experience in the hospitality industry with an ability to build relationships with advertisers is desired. A strong work ethic, general computer knowledge and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines is a plus

In exchange for your talents, we offer a base wage plus commission and provide you with a solid benefits package. Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. AA/EOE

Please send your resume to Ossie Bladine, Associate Publisher at the News Register:

(Posted 7/22/2019)

News Editor

Our weekly is looking forward to introducing our new Editor to this bustling community in Central Washington. Editor will handle news writing and editing while managing a staff of three. Community news and features is important to our readers but so is a commitment to high school sports, county fairs and rodeos.

Our editor will be fluent in page design software and Photoshop and have some experience in producing a weekly newspaper. Salary is equitable with publications of like size and health care benefits are available.

Your resume, cover letter and references are welcomed at All replies will be kept confidential, please include information on how and when to best contact you for continued discussions.

(Posted 7/9/2019)

Multi-Media Advertising Account Executive

Openings in Salem and Eugene

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? If so, we've got the job for you.

We have an immediate opening for an advertising account executive in Marion and Polk counties, and for another in Lane County, to sell print and digital advertising for a monthly magazine targeted to older adults. We are based in Salem, but account executives work in their respective areas.

Top candidates will:

  • Have proven ability to close a sale.
  • Be able to work independently, but with complete accountability.
  • Be computer literate, with working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and Skype.
  • Have your own transportation and provide proof of insurability.
  • Have a professional appearance, with a desire to work with businesses of all sizes
  • Be able to think creatively in your approach to advertising strategies.
  • Be a self-starter

Previous print sales preferred but will train the right candidate. Knowledge of digital marketing a plus.

You get a base + commission, mileage and phone stipend.  Other excellent benefits include, health care, dental, life insurance, FSA, 401(k), sick and vacation time.  Previous print sales preferred but will train the right candidate. 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!

Please respond to:

Michelle Te

General Manager

Northwest 50 Plus

(Posted 6/18/2019)

Press Person

Press person needed for a family-owned media company in Astoria, Oregon. The newspapers and commercial printing run on a (3) 4-high tower, single-wide, Tensor/Goss Community press. To join our team, you'll need excellent web press operation skills, CTP experience preferred, must be mechanically inclined and a good communicator. Must be able to lift 50# on a regular basis. Forklift certification preferred. Wage DOE plus benefits.

Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Pre-employment drug screen required. Send resume and letter of interest to

(Posted 6/18/2019)


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