The Columbian, Southwest Washington’s family-owned news leader, seeks a full-time community funded reporter to join its local news team covering the environment. The reporter will focus on daily and project-level coverage of environmental issues in Clark County and the Columbia River Gorge including the impact of climate change on the Pacific Northwest.
Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with the possibility of occasional overtime, general-assignment, and weekend work. The ideal candidate will enjoy both spot news and enterprise work and regularly produce in-depth packages for A1 and online special reports.
Salary: $20.00 an hour
Preferred qualifications include:
- A bachelor’s degree.
- Two to three years of reporting experience for a daily newspaper.
- Demonstrated ability to report and write complex enterprise and project stories.
- Demonstrated experience using social media and multimedia as tools for gathering and disseminating news.
We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, which includes profit sharing/401(k). If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to focus on one of the key issues of our times, please send a cover letter indicating your salary requirements and online experience, along with your résumé and five work samples to:
The Columbian, attn: Human Resources P.O. Box 180, Vancouver, WA 98666
Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-employment drug screen is required.