Breaking News Reporter (94065)

The Statesman Journal

Statesman Journal Media is seeking a talented, energetic Reporter with strong entrepreneurial skills and at least three to five years of experience to join our team in Salem, Oregon.  Must be urgent, a quick learner, social media savvy and have a passion for storytelling.

In this role, you will:

Research, write and report on compelling journalism that continuously grows a fan base by informing and engaging readers.

Acts as a public ambassador through community outreach and connects with readers through social media.

Provides thoughtful analysis of complex issues. Produces watchdog journalism that leads to change.

Works with the content coach, content strategists and audience analysts to shape storytelling to meet audience needs and interests on every platform.

 Contributes to the community’s greater good through impactful journalism.

Here's what you need:

Bachelor's degree in journalism

Experience working for a newspaper or magazine

Excellent communication and time management skills

Ability to write accurately and detailed

Must be able to work well on deadline

About the Statesman Journal:

The Statesman Journal is proud to be a part of Gannett. We are an energetic and fast-paced media company with a news team committed to covering the Mid-Valley (Willamette Valley) in Oregon. If you’re looking for a rewarding challenge, the Statesman Journal is the place to be!


About Us:

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit

Gannett employees are hired, promoted and rewarded on the basis of talent, performance and dedication.  We cannot afford to deprive the company of capable people and will not allow harassment or discrimination based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, disability or veteran status.


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