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Open Positions

Editor

Editor position in beautiful Hood River, Oregon for newly formed Regional publication covering the Gorge area of Hood River, The Dalles, Oregon and across the Columbia River in communities of White Salmon, and Bingen, Washington.  This newspaper publishes weekly and posts on-line web and social media content regularly. 

The position requires the ability to cover a variety of general news including government, state and city along with feature stories and a variety of specialty publications. The editor will be one of two editors covering the Gorge communities. The ability to collaborate and work as a team with a small staff is important, along with the need to provide positive public relations on behalf of the Columbia Gorge News within the communities it serves.  Photography, technology skills a plus.

Send resume, references and at least 3 samples of work to: Chelseam@gorgenews.com.

P.O. Box 390, Hood River, OR. 97031.

www.Columbiagorgenews.com.

(Posted 2/24/2021)

General Assignment Reporter

Twenty-year-old Country Media Inc., a fast-growing family-owned media company of non-daily print publications and websites, has acquired five newspapers over the past year. Of the company's 11 paid publications, seven are located along the beautiful Pacific Coast, from Crescent City, CA north to Manzanita, OR (including the twice-weekly in Coos Bay, OR). 

We are currently seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to work out of our St. Helens, OR office writing for the St. Helens Chronicle and Clatskanie Chief.
 
This position is primarily responsible for writing multiple day-to-day news stories for the two weekly newspapers and accompanying websites and reports to the publisher. The successful applicant will produce a wide variety of news and information, including local business, government, schools, and community events and various feature stories. The general assignment reporter will also contribute to our teams' efforts in developing special sections. 

Country Media offers highly competitive newsroom wages and a variety of employee benefits, including group health insurance; paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; mileage reimbursement; and others. For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to jruark@countrymedia.net. We look forward to hearing from you.
 
(Posted 2/22/2021)

Office Manager

The Curry Coastal Pilot is accepting applications for an Office Manager.
 
The Office Manager must possess excellent people skills with the ability to work independently as well as on a team. Microsoft Office proficient, good problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task a must. Previous office experience is helpful but not required. 40 hours per week.
 
This is considered to be a full-time employee position, eligible for our full range of employee benefits.
 
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to:
 
Ben Kenfield
 
(Posted 2/22/2021)

Advertising Sales Consultant

Country Media has an immediate opening for a full-time advertising sales representative at the Curry Coastal Pilot newspaper in Brookings, OR. We are looking for a creative, confident person who can help both new and existing customers use our print and digital products to connect with our news audience.

If you are a detail-oriented “people person” we want to talk with you. 2 years sales experience is preferred but not required. What IS required is a passion for working with local businesses, an indomitable spirit, and an internal drive to succeed.

We offer a competitive wage based on experience and sales results.

Send your resume and cover letter via email to:

Ben Kenfield (Publisher)
 
(Posted 2/10/2021)

Newspaper / Magazine Lead Artist

Oregon Lithoprint, Inc. seeks an experienced graphic designer who can ensure our publications get delivered to the printer on time with engaging advertisements for our clients. Our family-owned business publishes a twice-a-week community newspaper, the News-Register, a monthly wine magazine, Oregon Wine Press, and several quarterly or annual publications.

Position includes oversight of a three-person design department; constant communication with our sales team;  ad flow and layout; print and digital graphic design; and website management. Applicant must be organized and a team player with a strong work ethic, who is self-directed and can handle multiple projects under deadline pressure. Experience with print design necessary.

Please send your resume to obladine@newsregister.com.

(Posted 2/3/2021)

Publisher

Country Media Inc., a 20-year-old family-owned media company of non-daily print publications and websites, has acquired five newspapers over the past 18 months. Of the company's 11 paid publications, seven are located along the beautiful Pacific Coast, from Crescent City, CA north to Cannon Beach, OR.  

We have an opportunity for a publisher to manage the day-to-day operations of our twice-weekly in Coos Bay, OR, as well as our weeklies in Brookings, OR and Crescent City, CA. This position reports directly to the corporation’s chief executive. 

The ideal candidate is a Pacific Northwest resident with experience in sales and general management. A priority is focusing on growing digital, event and special-publication revenues.   

Country Media offers a competitive compensation package including a variety of employee benefits such as group health insurance; paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave; and mileage and smartphone reimbursement, among others.  

For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to bkenfield@countrymedia.net. We look forward to hearing from you. 

(Posted 2/3/2021)

Advertising Sales Representative

Country Media has an immediate opening for a full-time advertising sales representative at The World newspaper in Coos Bay, OR. We are looking for a creative, confident person who can help both new and existing customers use our print and digital products to connect with our news audience.
 
If you are a detail-oriented “people person” we want to talk with you. 2 years sales experience is preferred but not required. What IS required is a passion for working with local businesses, an indomitable spirit, and an internal drive to succeed. We offer a competitive wage based on experience and sales results.
 
Send your resume and cover letter via email to: Ben Kenfield (Publisher) bkenfield@countrymedia.net.

(Posted 1/27/2021)

Managing Editor

Position with multi-generational family owned and operated newspaper requires editorial/news editing skills, ability to manage workflow on deadline and drive to lead in-depth reporting projects.

News-Register Publishing Co. of McMinnville publishes a twice-weekly community newspaper covering Yamhill County, in the heart of Oregon Wine Country.

We want the right person to oversee a news staff of nine with more than 125-plus years combined experience.

Our manager editor must have great interpersonal and communications skills, both in-house and in the community, and must work closely with reporters, editors and publisher to continue our rich tradition of covering local issues. Person must be proficient in story and copy editing, adhere to all journalistic ethics and have insight and the ability to expand readership through online and social media portals. Knowledge of design and pagination programs a plus.

Applicants must live in Yamhill County or be willing to relocate there.

The position will have competitive salary; paid vacations; 401(k) retirement plan; health and other insurance plans.

Send resume and letter of interest to Associate Publisher Ossie Bladine, P.O. Box 727, McMinnville, OR 97128, or email to obladine@newsregister.com.

(Posted 1/18/2021)

Reporter

Twenty-year-old Country Media Inc., a fast-growing family-owned media company of non-daily print publications and websites, has acquired five newspapers over the past year. Of the company's 11 paid publications, seven are located along the beautiful Pacific Coast, from Crescent City, CA north to Manzanita, OR (including the twice-weekly in Coos Bay, OR). 
 
We are currently seeking a full time reporter to work out of our Brookings, OR office.

Country Media offers highly competitive newsroom wages and a variety of employee benefits, including group health insurance; paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; mileage reimbursement; and others. For immediate consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to bkenfield@countrymedia.net. We look forward to hearing from you.
 
(Posted 12/11/2020) 
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