Where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean is a dynamic, photogenic environment. It is also home to one of America's best small newspapers and websites. The Daily Astorian has an opening for a photojournalist. We have benefitted from a succession of excellent shooters over four decades.
We value news judgement, creativity, sharp photocomposition and the ability to tell a story photographically, in print, online and mobile.
You must be able to meet deadlines, edit digital images and write accurate and informative captions.
Multimedia and video skills are a plus.
You will work with the other staff members to improve their photography skills.
You will also be required to generate story ideas for your work and photo galleries from your work.
You must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends.
Candidates should be able to operate sophisticated camera equipment, have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and a college journalism degree or related experience, along with a reliable vehicle covered with acceptable insurance and a valid driver’s license with a driving record insurable by the company.
Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan.
To apply, submit a cover letter and an electronic portfolio, including single images, slideshows, photo pages. Include hard news, sports, breaking news, feature and stand-alone examples to EO Media Group, PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org