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The News-Review seeks a reporter

October 20, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The News-Review in Roseburg, Oregon, has a reporter opening in its award-winning newsroom.

The successful candidate will produce content for our website,, and our five-day-a-week printed newspaper. We seek a savvy reporter who can move rapidly from topic-to-topic, producing accurate and in-depth work on tight deadlines.


This position is for a full-time position, which will include equal parts sports and news reporting. Reporters at The News-Review produce hard news and feature articles. They are inquisitive, determined and focused.

The ideal candidate will have a sense of both digital and print news cycles, the ability to meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment and a degree in journalism or an equivalent combination of experience and education are needed for this job.

This job will include evening hours to cover sports games and government meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive assignments from editors
  • Evaluate leads and pitch compelling story ideas to editors
  • Write and report stories, updates and briefs for online publication and in print
  • Meet regular and recurring deadlines
  • Gather information for newsworthy stories through interviews, investigation and research
  • Be on scene
  • Communicate quickly and efficiently with all newsroom staff
  • Collaborate as a team player with all newsroom staff
  • Take photographs to document events and facts, when necessary

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism is preferred, associate degree with experience will be considered.
  • InDesign experience preferred.
  • Able to maintain an ethical, honest and objective standard in reporting
  • Understanding of shield laws, local ordinances and legal precedents regarding journalism
  • Adaptable and able to build rapport with a diverse group of sources
  • Disciplined with strong time management skills and the ability to work on deadline
  • Quick and accurate research and writing skills

Send a cover letter, resume and five relevant clips to Managing Editor Sanne Godfrey at, or mail to 345 NE Winchester, Roseburg, OR 97470.

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