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Open Positions 

Sports Reporter

Sports reporter position is waiting for you!

Do you love sports and recreation? Can you navigate the social media world while working on compelling game and feature stories? Are you ready to be part of a team that is invested in its local community? If so, you may be just the sports reporter we’re looking for – and we may be just the publication you need.

The Polk County Itemizer-Observer in Dallas, Ore., part of the Eagle Media Northwest/Eagle Newspapers group, has an immediate opening for the sports aficionado who can write, tweet, post and photograph a variety of sports. We cover athletics at four high schools in Polk County, as well as NCAA Division II sports at Western Oregon University. We are looking for someone who will be a part of our community, ready to cover games, sports-related issues, and attend community events.

Ability to design pages is a plus.

This full-time position will require some evening and weekend work, offers six paid holidays, sick time, vacation, health and dental insurance, 401K, FSA and a competitive local wage. Preference given to candidates in the Pacific Northwest. EOE. Pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle driving record check required. Candidate must have reliable transportation.

Qualified candidates should email resume and five clips demonstrating writing and photography skills to Editor Emily Mentzer,

(Posted 1/12/2018)

Copy Editor (Full-Time)

The Columbian Newspaper is looking for a full time copy editor to join its fast-paced Copy Desk.

Successful candidates will possess:

Passion for editing news articles and writing compelling, accurate headlines.

Strong knowledge of grammar and AP style.

Ability to work in collaborative situations and be a team player.

Advanced organizational, planning and multitasking skills and ability to juggle work on several sections/projects at once.

Ability to work quickly and accurately under deadline.

Strong news judgment and broad knowledge of national and world events.

Strong knowledge of Adobe InCopy. Experience with InDesign, PhotoShop, and Illustrator, NewsCycle Content (formerly SaxoPress) and WordPress a plus.

An aptitude for learning new software.

Solid comprehension of online journalism and social media philosophies. Experience posting to newspaper website and social media accounts a plus.

A degree in journalism or related communications field.

At least three years of experience at a newspaper is a must.


The position involves working nights, weekends and holidays.

We offer an excellent compensation package that includes full benefits that include medical, dental and vision, a great profit sharing/401(k) plan and 22 paid days off annually.

For consideration, please send your resume with salary history and samples of your work to: 

The Columbian,
Attn: HR
PO Box 180
Vancouver, WA 98660-0180

Employment subject to pre-employment drug screen.

(Posted 1/12/2018)


Eagle Newspapers, Inc. corporate office in Salem, is conducting a search for a Bookkeeper.  This position is an immediate opening as our current employee is leaving this month (January)

The sought after candidate should possess bookkeeping/accounting experience in an office setting, with solid current working skills in AR/AP, collections and billing.  Proficiency in the use of Excel is a must, as well as working knowledge of Word and Outlook.

We’re looking for a personable professional to welcome those who come through our doors, be they owners, managers, customers or fellow employees.  This is a four-person office with a positive, professional and comfortable working environment.  The right fit for us will be an honest, trust-worthy, dependable person with excellent communication and listening skills, who understands the importance of working with confidential information.  Detail-oriented, organized, with a good attendance record, and can-do work ethic - - that’s who we’re looking for!

This is a M-F, 30-hour a week position.  Eagle Newspapers offers a generous benefit package that includes health care, life insurance, FSA, 401(k), sick, vacation, and personal time, plus a competitive hourly wage.  EOE.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.

If the details of this opening sound like a fit for your employment goals, then we invite you to submit your resume with cover letter to:

Maureen Boynton

Human Resources Director

Put “Bookkeeper Opening” in the subject line

or c/o

PO Box 12008

Salem, OR 97309

No phone calls – thank you.

(Posted 1/10/2018)

Circulation Director

Lee Enterprises in Longview, WA seeks a proven leader to oversee our Circulation Department. The Circulation Director will build circulation through sales and promotion programs, the timely distribution and availability of Lee Enterprises Media products, and adherence to service standards and practices that satisfy the expectations of the customers.

The Circulation Director will play a vital role on our management team which determines short and long-term strategy and implements the tactics necessary to grow the enterprise. This position reports to the publisher and regional circulation director and is accountable for all acquisitions and retention as well as all distribution efforts. 

Responsibilities include:

Execute sales and marketing programs for all circulation sales including home delivery, single copy, Newspapers In Education and bulk sales. 

Communicate and implement processes in collaboration with others on staff to achieve circulation sales growth. 

Develop and administer revenue and expense budgets 

Set and maintain high standards of service for subscribers, single copy buyers, carriers and retailers


Three Years previous sales mgt and /or distribution experience

Ability to pull and effectively analyze data

Experience coaching mentoring and developing an enthusiastic staff

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field preferred

As part of Lee Enterprises, TDN offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional and comfortable work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen, including the use of marijuana, and background check prior to commencing employment.

Please apply online at

(Posted 12/21/2017)


Hillsboro Tribune is looking a full-time general assignment reporter.

The Hillsboro Tribune is a weekly newspaper covering Oregon’s fifth-largest city. The position is based in Forest Grove, where you will work in partnership with the staff of the Forest Grove News-Times and our other Washington County publications. You will be the primary reporter for our weekly print and daily digital and social media products, and collaborate on some annual special sections. Beat includes news and feature angles on city government, law enforcement and business/high tech.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism and at least two years of professional reporting experience. You will demonstrate excellent time management skills and an ability to write engaging, accurate stories on deadline. Although you will work with a professional photographer, you must be able to shoot photos for your own stories when needed. You will use social media to share your work and engage our audience, work well on deadlines, and demonstrate an ability to manage a flexible work schedule that includes occasional evenings and weekends.

The Pamplin Media Group offers a competitive compensation package, including paid holidays, vacation, health and dental benefits and a 401k plan. Please email cover letter, resume, references and at least five samples of published work, including photos, to Nikki DeBuse, Publisher, Put “Reporter” in the subject line.

(Posted 12/4/2017)



Here it is!

The Times newspaper, serving Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood, is looking for a talented and energetic person to join our busy advertising sales team. 

We’re looking for someone with great people skills and a desire to succeed to work with existing accounts and potential customers to sell advertising (print, digital, social).  The selected person will be organized and able to make both written and in-person proposals and presentations.  Computer skills are a must, along with valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Must be a go-getter who’s not afraid of cold calling and meeting new people.  A great sense of humor is a plus, too!

Here’s the chance to manage a defined territory like it’s your own business.  Whether you’re new to sales or already a pro – we want to talk with you!  This position offers a great growth opportunity in a fun and fast-paced business!  Plus, we offer a base salary, commissions and a variety of great benefits including sick & vacation time, medical benefits, dental & vision options, 401k, and a great work environment!

Interested in a great new job with a growing company?  Send your resume TODAY to:  Please include a cover letter telling us why you would be a great fit for this job!  Don’t delay – we plan to fill this position quickly!

(Posted 12/4/2017)


Seeking controller for family-owned media company based in Salem, Oregon.

We’re a fourth-generation, family-owned company with a portfolio of newspapers, magazines and digital products. We win national and regional awards for our journalism and business innovation. Our most recent honor was for Best New Digital Initiative, presented by Local Media Association. We’re proud of our 109-year heritage of publishing and the creativity of our managers and employees. 

Our top financial person is retiring.  To guide the finances of the company in the future, we are seeking a controller with the education, background and leadership to guide finances in the coming years. The controller will oversee the corporate accounting team, monitor and implement internal financial controls and be responsible for financial reports and budgeting. 

You will need a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, five + years of management experience and a firm grasp of GAAP. Strong analytical skills, regulatory knowledge, experience in the media field and a passion for streamlining functions through technology are also required. 

You will join a skilled an dedicated team, committed to keeping quality journalism in local communities throughout Oregon and Washington. Some travel is required for board meetings and budgeting. 

If you fit this description, send us a cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to Human Resources, EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR, 97308 or More information on our company can be found on our web site

(Posted 11/20/2017)


The Beaverton Valley Times and the Tigard-Tualatin Times, members of the Pamplin Media Group of newspapers, are seeking a reporter for a full-time position. This individual is responsible for handling a beat and doing both news and feature writing. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of experience working at a community newspaper, along with web posting and social media skills. Photography skills and/or fluency in Spanish are pluses. Should possess good interviewing and time management skills in order to ultimately produce as many as 12 stories weekly.

We offer full-time employees a competitive salary and strong benefit package featuring paid vacation and sick time; medical, dental, vision and life insurance options; 401k and more.  For consideration, please apply by Nov. 17, 2017, with a résumé, cover letter and three to five clips to Managing Editor Dana Haynes at

(Posted 11/8/2017)

Distribution Manager

The News-Review in Roseburg has an opening for a Distribution Supervisor. The Distribution Supervisor will be responsible for maintaining a work crew for the distribution department and ensures arrangements for inserts with advertising.

You will work closely with production, circulation, advertising and press staff to ensure a quick and profitable flow of the newspaper. You will also be responsible for monthly reporting and maintenance of the equipment.

Newspaper experience is preferred.

The News-Review reaches 35,000 readers per day in Douglas County with its online and print products. The company is locally owned and offers excellent benefits and a 401(k).

Send your resumes with references, along with a cover letter, to or 345 NE Winchester, Roseburg, OR 97470.

(Posted 10/27/2017)

Circulation Manager

The News-Review in Roseburg has an opening for a Circulation Manager. The role of the Circulation Manager  is to provide excellent customer service to a growing net paid readership.

 The Circulation Manager is responsible for all operational aspects of home delivery, single copy sales, NIE, and others. Home Delivery includes providing excellent customer service at the most reasonable cost possible through a network of contract carriers and customer service support. The single copy area includes dealers, racks, and all other opportunities to sell papers on an individual basis. NIE is Newspapers in Education. Other areas include bulk but also include the responsibility of maximizing all sales channels in accordance with CAC rules.

Newspaper experience is required.

The News-Review reaches 35,000 readers per day in Douglas County with its online and print products. The company is locally owned and offers excellent benefits and a 401(k).

Send your resumes with references, along with a cover letter, to or 345 NE Winchester, Roseburg, OR 97470.

(Posted 10/27/2017)

Crime and Courts Reporter

The News-Review in Roseburg has an opening on its award-winning reporting desk for a crime and courts reporter.

The ideal candidate will have excellent grammar and English skills, a knowledge of AP style and be familiar with social media and photography. 

Successful candidates will have a passion for local investigative journalism, a degree in journalism or equivalent combination of experience and education and the ability to meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment.

The News-Review reaches 35,000 readers per day in Douglas County with its print and online products. The company is locally owned and offers good benefits and a 401(k).

Send a cover letter, resume and three relevant clips/links to Managing Editor Ian Campbell at, or 345 NE Winchester, Roseburg, OR 97470.

(Posted 10/26/2017)

Sales Professional

Looking for a professional sales career?

Passionate about meeting your customer’s needs? Care about the community? Love to meet goals? Consider joining us for a fulfilling sales career.

EO Media Group is looking for a sales professional at either our Astoria or Seaside office. Our team sells innovative products, both digital and print, that are cherished by the community.

You must be skilled in both in-person and cold calls, able to organize your work day, tech-savvy, supportive of your team members, dependable and willing to work on deadlines.   We’ve installed an advanced CRM system to help you grow your sales.

Base pay, commissions, mileage reimbursement, a Monday through Friday workweek, plus benefits including paid time off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.

If you are looking for a great place to work and grow, send your resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail or drop it off at The Daily Astorian, 949 Exchange, Astoria, OR or Seaside Signal, 1555 N. Roosevelt Dr., Seaside, OR.

(Posted 10/26/2017)

Sales Manager

Are you a seasoned sales manager looking for a work hard, play hard environment? Are you a tech-savvy, passionate leader that thrives on the success of your team? Do you have an upbeat, energetic attitude that fosters positive relationships with clients and colleagues, with 2-3 years of relevant sales management experience?

If you answered yes to these questions, we’d love to talk with you here at Capital Press Ag Media. Capital Press, a division of EO Media Group, is the largest agricultural publication in the West. Our well-respected and recognized brand is poised to grow in both print and digital.

We seek a seasoned sales manager to lead Capital Press' sales teams. The sales manager is responsible for goal-setting, operation, and ultimate success of our experienced, dynamic regional and inside sales teams. As the guiding hand for the teams, excellent motivational and interpersonal skills are a must. The right candidate for this position will be detail-oriented and skilled at handling multiple projects while maintaining a positive attitude. Prior media or agriculture experience preferred. Maximizing use of a CRM is mandatory. This position also manages a small but important base of major accounts. The sales manager reports to the advertising director.

Capital Press is based in Salem, Oregon, with routine travel throughout the Northwest. 

Competitive wage plus bonus with company car or mileage reimbursement  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, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail

(Posted 10/18/2017)

Advertising Account Representatives

Temporary Position - 20+ hours per week

Sell print/digital advertising for Polk County Itemizer-Observer, in Dallas, Oregon and surrounding communities.  We have an immediate need for one or more temporary advertising representatives.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can work autonomously, is highly motivated, and goal oriented.  Network with area businesses and organizations to sell advertising, both print and digital, as well as special sections.  Sales experience is a plus, but customer service experience is preferred.

Must have a valid driver's license, auto insurance, reliable transportation, and a mobile phone for this position.  *EOE *Pre-employment drug screening and motor vehicle driving record check are required.

Interested?  We look forward to hearing from you!  Send cover letter and resume to: or mail to Advertising Manager, c/o IO, PO Box 108, Dallas, OR  97338.  No phone calls, please.

(Posted 8/25/2017)

Marketing Consultant

Earn up to $36,000 per year! Do you enjoy talking to people? If so, the role of Marketing Consultant is for you! We are looking for a strategic thinker who is personable and professional. Time management, self-motivation and good communication skills are essential. Send your resume with a cover letter describing your skill set to Box 7996, PO Box 788, Klamath Falls, OR 97601

(Posted 7/21/2017)

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 (4/19/2017)

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