Journo Jobs

The Ark seeks a beat reporter

September 11, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Ark, located in Tiburon, Calif., is seeking a full-time beat reporter.

The Belvedere, Strawberry and public-safety beat reporter:

  • Should be a sharp and enthusiastic self-starter for reporting and writing news and feature stories on a wide range of topics from government, policing and housing to personal profiles.
  • Is expected to develop sources
  • Should generate story ideas
  • Be able to break news while thinking critically
  • Challenge sources for high-impact accountability journalism, even for seemingly routine meeting coverage.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, and/or have background as a news reporter for a college or professional news publication.

The position is full-time hybrid, working in the office, on location and from home, and requires evening work several times a month to cover board meetings, as well as rare weekend work.

The salary is $50,000 per year — $24.04/hour

You must reside within 30 minutes of our office or be willing to relocate within four to five weeks of an offer.

Send a resume, cover letter (optional) and clips to We are an extremely small operation that’s now short-staffed so, if we are interested, we’ll contact you as soon as possible. Please do not call.

The Ark — recognized for general excellence by the National Newspaper Association and the California News Publishers Association — is an independent, locally owned weekly serving the Southern Marin communities of Tiburon, Belvedere and Strawberry, just north of San Francisco.

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