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Sound Publishing Inc. seeks a general assignment reporter in Oak Harbor

October 12, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Sound Publishing Inc. is looking for a general assignment reporter to join our award-winning team at the Whidbey News-Times. This position is based out of our Oak Harbor, WA office. The schedule may require evening and/or weekend work.


  • We are looking for a team player willing to get involved in the local community through the publication of the twice-weekly newspaper.
  • He or she will have a commitment to community journalism
  • Be able to write everything from briefs about people and events to in-depth stories that examine complex issues facing the community
  • Be able to spot emerging issues and trends
  • Have the ability to write clean, balanced and accurate stories that dig deeper than simple features.

Candidates must:

  • Have a degree in journalism or a related field
  • Have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Be able to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment
  • Be proficient with AP style
  • In addition, candidates should be organized and self-motivated, exceptional with the public and have the ability to establish a rapport with the community.

We offer an hourly wage of $18.50 per hour

If you would like to apply, email us your cover letter, resume, and include three examples of your best work showcasing your reporting skills and writing chops with your resume submission to with a subject line of “Oak Harbor Reporter”.

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