Newspaper Reporter – 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 health and social services. 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 work and will regularly produce in-depth packages for Sunday A1 and online special reports. 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 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).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pre-employment drug screen is required.

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