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The News-Review seeks a reporter

March 3, 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.


Reporters at The News-Review produce hard news and feature articles. They are inquisitive, determined and focused.

The ideal candidate will have a background in hard news, be proficient in using digital and social media to track down news tips, have strong news judgment and a sense of both digital and print news cycles. A passion for local investigative journalism, 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.

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 for breaking news, including human interest stories, crimes and natural disasters
  • 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 or equivalent experience preferred; associate degree with experience will be strongly considered
  • 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
  • Strong news judgment

Salary: $18/hour

Send a resume and clips to Managing Editor Sanne Godfrey at For questions, call 541-957-4209.

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