Job Placement Service


ONPA provides this page as a service to the Northwest newspaper industry. Northwest newspapers may announce job openings on this page free of charge. Copy should be submitted by email to us at

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Open Positions 

Page Designed/Graphic Artist

Can you design crisp, clean news pages? Do you have a flair for feature page design? Can you whip up creative visuals and illustrations from thin air? If so, we have an opening for a Page Designer and Graphic Artist at The Columbian.

Successful candidates will possess:

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 InDesign, InCopy, PhotoShop and Illustrator CS6.

Experience with NewsCycle Content (formerly SaxoPress) and WordPress a plus.

An aptitude for learning new software and solid comprehension of online journalism and social media philosophies.

Knowledge of design theory and color usage.

Experience with editing copy, including headline writing, spelling and grammar and strong knowledge of AP style.

A degree in journalism or related communications field.

Three years' experience in page layout for a daily newspaper.

We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package, which includes a generous company matching 401(k) and 22 paid days off annually. This position involves working nights, weekends and holidays.

To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and work samples with your salary history to The Columbian, Attn: HR, PO Box 180, Vancouver, WA 98666-0180 or to

We are proud to offer a drug free work environment.  Pre-employment drug screen is required. EOE.

(Posted 12/15/2017)


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 newspaper journalist for weekly award-winning newspaper in Omak, WA., 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, including the website and social media.  Strong photography skills 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.

The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle is part of the Eagle Media Northwest/Eagle Newspapers group.  Send resume, cover letter, writing and photo samples to: or to: The Chronicle – Attn: Teresa Myers, P.O. Box 553, Omak, WA, 98841. No phone calls please.

(Posted 11/29/2017)


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)

Page Designer

The News-Review in Roseburg has an opening for a page designer. You will be joining an award-winning design team with an expectation of excellence.

You will work closely with reporters, editors and photographers to design both print and digital stories. You should be willing to take risks with page design, have a good eye for modular design, the ability to write accurate and eye-catching headlines and to work calmly under deadline pressure.

Newspaper design experience is required. A college degree and proficiency of Adobe InDesign are preferred. Currently we use Blox Total CMS through TownNews.

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 good benefits and a 401(k).

Send your resumes with references, examples of page design and/or graphics and photography, along with a cover letter, to or 345 NE Winchester, Roseburg, OR 97470.

(Posted 10/26/2017)

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)


The Newberg Graphic, a member of the Pamplin Media Group of newspapers, is seeking a seasoned reporter to fill a position that will open soon. This reporter is responsible for a variety of beats, including business, arts & leisure, government and general assignment. The newspaper, located 25 miles southwest of Portland in the beautiful Chehalem Valley, is looking for a reporter with two or more years of experience working at a weekly, twice-weekly or small daily newspaper, someone capable of producing 12 to 17 stories weekly, with good interviewing and time management skills. Salary is at the industry standard for small newspapers and there is a benefit and 401(k) package as well. Experience updating the newspaper’s Facebook page is a plus.

Submit a resume, cover letter, references and about a dozen clips of a variety of stories via email to Managing Editor Gary Allen at

(Posted 8/23/2017)

Education Reporter

The West Linn Tidings and Wilsonville Spokesman, both weekly newspapers based in Lake Oswego, are seeking a full-time education reporter to cover the West Linn – Wilsonville School District. The ideal candidate for this position is a versatile writer with professional experience in both news and features. Photography experience is a big plus.

While coverage of local school news is the primary beat, candidates should also be willing to cover a wide variety of other assignments. The education reporter should also have the ability to sniff out enlightening, interesting and amusing enterprise stories that give residents unique insights into their school district.

Competitive salary plus benefits. Email resume, cover letter and clips to Editor Leslie Pugmire Hole at File size is limited to 5M. No phone calls.

(Posted 8/14/2017)

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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