General Newspaper Reporter (Bainbridge Island, WA)

The award-winning weekly newspaper, North Kitsap Herald, in beautiful Bainbridge Island, WA, has an opening for a general assignment reporter. Bring your reporting know-how to a newsroom that’s determined to make a difference. We want a skilled and passionate writer who isn’t afraid to tackle meaty news stories.  Experience with photography and Adobe InDesign preferred. Applicants must be able to work in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment, possess excellent writing skills, have knowledge of community news, and be able to write about multiple topics.  The ideal candidate is comfortable writing hard news and features, both long-form and short. Weekly or daily newspaper experience is preferred, though time worked on student publications and internships will be considered. Must be comfortable using a smartphone in the field to take photos and shoot video.

This is a full-time position that includes excellent benefits: medical, dental, life insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick, and holidays. EOE. No calls, please. To apply, please e-mail to careers@soundpublishing.com  and be sure to include GenRep BIR in the subject line; (1) a resume including at least three professional references; (2) three or more non-returnable relevant work samples in PDF or Text format  (and/or a link to them); and (3) a cover letter addressing the specific job requirements we’ve outlined. Please also include your salary requirements.

Sound Publishing, www.soundpublishing.com, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.