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Open Positions


Seeking newspaper journalist\photographer for weekly newspaper in the Columbia River Gorge. Major beat to include general coverage. We’re a small team that affords the hardworking employee, the opportunity to participate in many areas of the newspaper process, as well as our website and social media. Strong photo skills required, plus the ability to be organized and meet deadlines. Proficient in software applications such as Word, Outlook, Photoshop and Quark.

EOE. Pre-employment drug screening and motor vehicle driving record check required. Full time position includes competitive wage and benefits including health care, 401(k), FSA, sick time, vacation and more.

Send resume, writing and photo samples to or The Enterprise, PO Box 218, White Salmon, WA 98672.

(Posted 5/21/2019)

Territory Manager

Exciting opportunity for a skilled sales and marketing professional with knowledge of and contacts in Eastern Washington.

Capital Press Ag Media is the Northwest’s leading Ag media outlet.  More than just a newspaper, Capital Press represents Ag in the Northwest through events, print and digital products, bringing credible, relevant coverage to readers and advertisers.

Can you be a part of our team?  We seek someone who is skilled in business development, contract negotiations, communicates clearly with an internal support team, thrives in a CRM driven environment and has outstanding proposal and presentation skills. There is a solid book of business, but the primary goal is growth and territory development.

Do you have what it takes? This position is field-based (home office) and requires a strongly-motivated person to travel the territory daily with regular overnights needed.  Five+ years of sales experience are required with a marketing or communications degree preferred.

This position comes with generous compensation for someone with the drive and determination to succeed. Benefits include paid time off (PTO), a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan, company car, expense reimbursement and insurances. Send resume and letter of interest to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR  97308-2048 or e-mail

(Posted 5/7/2019)

Newspaper Graphic Artist

Locally owned and operated community newspaper and specialty publications company in McMinnville, Oregon, seeks an entry level graphic artist. Must have strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite - specifically Indesign and Photoshop. Newspaper and/or print publication experience is a plus. Applicant should be a team player with a strong work ethic, who is self-directed and can handle multiple projects under deadline pressure.

In addition to a creative workplace with friendly co-workers, we provide benefits, 401k, vacation & PPL. Please send your resume and samples of your work to

Pre-employment drug screen required.

(Posted 5/7/2019)

Community Engagement Editor

The Register-Guard, a GateHouse newspaper in Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an energetic, passionate digital journalist to develop, implement and manage an innovative audience engagement and growth strategy for our newsroom.

The Community Engagement Editor lives and breathes social media and is excited about building relationships with readers in service of community-based, solutions-oriented journalism.  

This editor not only contributes to but also helps develop a culture of collaboration and innovation across the newsroom by working closely with reporters, editors, multimedia journalists and other staff members to develop social media and audience engagement strategies for digital stories.

The Community Engagement Editor is responsible for helping fellow staff members devise campaigns around reporting, growing readership across multiple platforms and creating opportunities for readers to tell us what they want and think.

This editor is a strong team player who is curious, experimental, detail-oriented and independent but also flexible and patient.

Four years of experience at a print or digital news organization; graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in journalism; any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We have a supportive, energetic and friendly company culture. Join our team!

Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter and examples of your work, including social media campaigns to  Applications and complete job description are available at

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening.

(Posted 4/30/2019)


Come work for one of the Pacific Northwest's best small newspapers. There is an immediate opening at The Astorian, located in Astoria, Ore., for an accurate, creative and hardworking reporter to cover county government, police and courts.

We value spot news hustle. You must have a nose to ferret out key issues and what’s truly important for the reader. You should be fluent in social media, breaking news, photography and video. 

You’ll work closely with an energetic, digital-first newsroom. A former reporter says, "Astoria is a beautiful place to work. The community cares about its paper, as well as about the people who live here. It’s a professional but family-focused office that has allowed me to grow both personally and professionally.”

The Astorian is part of EO Media Group, a family-owned multimedia group that values enterprise reporting. We are a small-town newspaper with a global outlook. We have invested in journalism by upgrading our press, revamping our websites and adding a statehouse bureau at a time other newspaper media are cutting back. 

Benefits include paid time off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume, cover letter and work samples to

(Posted 4/29/2019)

Multi-Media Journalist

Where the Columbia River meets the Umatilla Plateau and the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon is a dynamic, story rich and photogenic environment. It is also home to one of America's best small family-owned daily newspapers and websites. The East Oregonian, headquartered in Pendleton, Oregon, has an opening for a full-time multi-media journalist. We value news judgement, accurate and timely reporting, creativity, and the ability to tell a story in both words and image. You must be able to meet deadlines, turn around story assignments, edit still and/or video images, and write accurate and informative captions. Multimedia and video skills are a plus.

You will work alongside other top-notch journalists at an award-winning daily newspaper. You will also be required to generate story ideas and photo/video galleries from your work. You must be willing to work a flexible schedule which can often include nights and weekends. Candidates should have 2 - 3 years reporting and photography experience, be able to operate sophisticated camera equipment, have knowledge of editorial content management systems, Adobe Photoshop and a college degree in journalism or related experience. In addition, reliable transportation with a valid in-state driver’s license and good driving record are required.   Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and an electronic portfolio of writing samples, slideshows, and photo pages, including a sampling of hard news, sports, breaking news, and features to EO Media Group at

(Posted 4/16/2019)

Editorial Department Editor

The Register-Guard has an immediate opening for a full-time Editorial Department Editor.

We are looking for a multi-tasking leader with the ability to produce local editorials and opinion pieces daily. This is a high energy position that comes with the opportunity to form how tens of thousands of people across Oregon’s Lane County digest news and information. As Editorial Page Editor you will help to shape multiple publications and their online experience while working to grow our audience in new and innovative ways using social media, town halls and other community events.

Strong technical aptitude is a must, including comfort with Newscycle, Photoshop, all social media platforms and photography. The ability to effectively communicate with community leaders, community members and readers while recognizing and developing Opinion ideas and trends is integral to the position. The ability to edit quickly and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment is a must.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years community news experience. Occasional travel may be required and familiarity with Oregon and the Pacific Northwest is a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Applications and complete job descriptions are available at:

Qualified applicants should submit an application, cover letter and resume. Please submit electronically to

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 3/19/2019)

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