Journo Jobs

The Nome Nugget seeks general assignment reporter

February 22, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Nome Nugget, a weekly community newspaper covering Nome and the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region in Northwestern Alaska, seeks a general assignment reporter. The Nome Nugget is Alaska’s oldest newspaper and is the major source of information for the region.

This is a full-time position and the reporter is expected to cover city government, tribal issues, resource management issues, civic and sports events, climate change and environmental topics in a vast and isolated area that can only be reached by airplane, snowmachine or dog sled.

The successful candidate adheres to impeccable journalism ethics, is committed to work and interact in a diverse environment of Alaska Native cultures and is committed to ethical and in-depth news gathering.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 1-3 years of journalism experience and/or a bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to produce news stories and photographs on deadline, for print and digital media.
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • A commitment to listening to and engaging diverse audiences
  • A sense of adventure and a desire to have fun and enjoy life while working in a noble profession that is vital to our community

Salary: $35,000 to $40,000

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter describing why they would be a fit for this position.

Applications should be submitted to assistant publisher Diana Haecker at

Or send a letter to The Nome Nugget, PO Box 610, Nome, Alaska 99762.

For inquiries, call (907) 443-5235

For more details click here.

Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry daily or weekly.

Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry.