Newspaper Reporter – Business – Full Time

The Columbian, Southwest Washington’s news leader in print and online, seeks a full-time reporter to join its metro news team covering business, transportation and the economy. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with occasional overtime and weekend work. The ideal candidate will enjoy both hard news and enterprise for the Clark County section, Page A1 and online. We seek someone with the desire, knowledge and experience to join us on social media as well as in print.


Preferred qualifications include:

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Two or more 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). Please send a cover letter indicating your salary requirements and online experience, along with your résumé and five work samples to The Columbian.

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