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GCC Media seeks a journalist/reporter, The New Era

September 8, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

GCC Media is a dedicated local media company that has invested in two community-centric newspapers: The New Era in Sweet Home, OR, and Lebanon Local in Lebanon, OR. Our mission extends beyond preserving the integral role of these publications; we prioritize a positive end-user experience and emphasize technological efficiency. Despite the broader challenges faced by the newspaper industry, we are passionate believers in the vitality of hyper-local news. By harnessing modern technology, we aim to seamlessly produce both traditional and non-traditional media, allowing us to focus on delivering rich content rather than seeking external income avenues. As we strive to produce content that deeply resonates with our close-knit community, we’re in search of a dynamic journalist to enhance our team and craft compelling stories and captivating visuals. Our commitment remains firm: content-driven, community-focused, and truthful reporting.


  • Develop, research, write, and edit news stories, articles, and features on various local topics.
  • Use photography skills to capture high-quality images that complement and enhance written pieces.
  • Attend local news events, press conferences, and interviews to gather information, photos, and video footage.
  • Collaborate with editors, reporters, designers, and other team members to create compelling multimedia content.
  • Fact-check all stories and ensure that all content meets the highest journalistic standards and adheres to ethical guidelines.
  • Maintain a strong online presence and engage with audiences on social media platforms.
  • Stay informed about local events, industry trends, and emerging technologies in the field of journalism and photography.
  • Work under tight deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field preferred. Or equal experience to a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field.
  • Strong writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with photography equipment, including digital cameras, lenses, and lighting equipment.
  • Familiarity with photo editing software (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom) and video editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro).
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing news environments and work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of social media trends and best practices.
  • Willingness to live in the community you serve, travel, and work irregular hours, including weekends and holidays.

Salary: $34,000.00 – $38,000.00 per year

Ability to commute/relocate: Sweet Home, OR 97386: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience: Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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