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Open Positions 


Rogue Valley Times, a news organization committed to "digital first, then print" coverage of Medford, Oregon and the surrounding area, is seeking an experienced reporter.

Rogue Valley Times is a new publication created by EO Media Group, an Oregon-based, family-owned company with deep roots in the media industry. To learn more, go to

Medford - population 87,000 - is a fast growing city in southern Oregon, serving as a regional shopping and medical center on the I-5 corridor. The area boasts exceptional entertainment, wineries and outdoor activities.

Reporters need to be self-directed and able to juggle daily stories and enterprise work. Digital publication skills and stellar writing chops a must. Candidates should be social media savvy for news and audience engagement.

While the paper is printed three times per week, content is published daily online, to meet the constant demand for local, credible news.

Reporting experience, a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field, or a combination of experience and education is required. This is a 37.5-hour per week position.

When applying, include your resume, cover letter and three to five writing samples.

Go here to apply:

(Posted May 30, 2023)

Editor/Senior Reporter

Contaminated groundwater. Lazy policing. Elected officials mired in conflicts of interest. A state Senate race with all the earmarks of a tough contest. A pilot program to transition people out of homelessness.

Eastern Oregon might seem remote, but it has some of the biggest news in the state, and if covering those topics are of interest, the Hermiston Herald might be the place for you.

The Herald is seeking an energetic, creative and outgoing leader ready to be editor/senior reporter of a family-owned weekly newspaper and to help tackle some of these topics. We are looking for a journalist passionate about local news, excited about the opportunity to publish in print, online and with social media.

You'll manage and mentor two newsroom employees and several freelance writers to produce daily news content and work with a professional page design team to produce the weekly print product. You are also part of the East Oregonian newsroom and will work with its leadership team to produce regional thought pieces and enterprise projects.

The candidate we're looking for will be experienced in community journalism and editing, passionate about innovative storytelling and confident in their ability to communicate to a diverse, multicultural community with a growing Hispanic population. You will coordinate with the staff photographer to ensure engaging art accompanies the Herald's stories, in addition to shooting your own when necessary.

The Herald is a web first news organization so the right candidate will post daily to our website and use social media to engage readers. This position offers the right person a chance to explore ideas for multimedia outreach and work with the advertising and audience development team to create surveys, newsletters and products to better serve the distribution of Hermiston news.

The Herald 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 13 newspapers and journals 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. EO Media Group was selected as one of the top 10 news publishers in the United States who “do it right,” in 2023 by Editor & Publisher magazine.

Located near the Columbia River, Hermiston is a vibrant and growing community, with agricultural roots and a technology-focused future. The community is increasingly multicultural, with a strong school district and youth sports programs. The excellent Parks & Recreation department maintains an aquatic center, numerous parks and trails and puts on events throughout the year. A spirit of volunteerism permeates throughout town, with ample opportunities for newcomers to get connected and involved.

Candidates should have an education in journalism or a related field, plus at least five years of progressive newspaper leadership experience. When applying, upload your resume, cover letter and three to five clips.

Go here to apply:

(Posted May 10, 2023)

Digital Account Manager

Rogue Valley Times and White Board Media, a digital and print media organization committed to "digital first, then print" coverage of Medford, Oregon and the surrounding area, is looking for a highly motivated & self-driven Digital Account Manager to join our digital advertising operation. Do you have the drive and determination to succeed? Would you like to take your digital advertising career to the next level in a fast-paced multi-media sales environment? If so, please read on!

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Setup digital tools and systems for client advertising campaigns
  • Develop Custom digital campaign reports
  • Lead campaign reporting meetings with clients
  • Identify areas of opportunity for each client's goals to be met
  • Manage billing and advertising campaign fulfillment for multiple clients
  • Develop client presentations in collaboration with sales team
  • Manage multiple accounts and tasks daily
  • Work with EO Media Group Sales Managers to understand a host of digital services, how to sell them and also to exceed quarterly and yearly sales quotas 
  • Stay current on digital trends 
  • Approving of all digital proposals before being sent out to clients
  • Progress check-ins with clients to understand performance of campaigns and areas for improvement and upsells 
  • Understanding marketing funnels and the importance of performance metrics 


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or other related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Broad-based digital media experience, including specific knowledge of one or more channels including Search, Social, Video, and Content. Organic social a plus.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to established timeframes.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Presentation skills necessary to communicate and persuade a wide range of audiences.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internal software (stratica) as well as exterior software such as Google Drive, Google Business Suite and Facebook Business Suite.
  • To be comfortable pulling and interpreting data in marketing analytics reports from software like Google Analytics. 
  • Sales experience, digital advertising experience and knowledge of SEO and website UX are preferred. 
  • Experience managing ad campaigns in Meta/Instagram and Google.
  • Experience explaining KPIs.
  • Experience scaling businesses with digital marketing strategies.

Go here to apply:

(Posted April 21, 2023)


REPORTER position based in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Serving The Gorge area of Oregon and across the river in Washington. The Regional publication has offices in Hood River and The Dalles, Oregon and in White Salmon, Washington.  The newspaper publishes once weekly and posts on-line web and social media content regularly. This is a great opportunity to expand your journalism experience.

The entry-level position requires the ability to cover a variety of general news including government, state, and city along with feature stories and specialty publications. The reporter will be focused on a variety of beats throughout the Gorge communities and will require reliable transportation. The candidate will be self-motivated, but team oriented with the desire to learn and write about a variety of people and topics. The ability to be organized and meet deadlines is a must.

The candidate should offer a willingness to provide positive public relations on behalf of the Columbia Gorge News within the communities it serves.  AP writing style and technology skills a plus, along with an eye and talent for photography.

Send resume, references and at least 3 samples of work to: P.O. Box 390, Hood River, OR. 97031.

(Posted April 19, 2023)


One of the Pacific Northwest's best local newspapers seeks a reporter.

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 per week.

We are looking for people who are striving to be better at their craft and who embrace the challenges of enterprise and beat reporting.

When applying, upload a letter telling us how your experience has prepared you for this position, along with your resume and clips.

Go here to apply:

(Posted March 15, 2023)

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