General Newspaper Reporter (Port Orchard, WA)

The award-winning Kitsap News Group has an opening for a general assignment reporter to cover community news in South and Central Kitsap County, WA.

Applicants must be able to work in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment, be self-motivated and resourceful, possess excellent writing skills, have knowledge of community news, and be able to write about a wide range of issues and cover multiple beats. The ideal candidate is comfortable covering government issues and writing hard news stories primarily for publication in the Port Orchard Independent and Central Kitsap Reporter, and online in the Kitsap Daily News. Weekly or daily newspaper experience is preferred, although time worked on student publications and internships will be considered.

This is a full-time position that includes excellent benefits: medical, dental, life insurance, 401K, paid vacation, sick, and holidays. EOE. No calls, please. EOE. No calls, please. To apply, please e-mail to careers@soundpublishing.com  and be sure to include GenRep Kitsap 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.