Environment Reporter – Community Funded

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

e-mail: jobs@columbian.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

Pre-employment drug screen is required.

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