The Wallowa County Chieftain is looking for a senior reporter with the ability to understand, interpret and communicate critical community news through both governmental reporting and through the eyes of a dynamic community. The candidate we're looking for will be experienced in community journalism and editing, passionate about innovative storytelling and confident in their ability to communicate to a community with a wide diversity of ages, views and interests. This senior reporter is the face and voice of the Wallowa County Chieftain, self-directed but team-oriented, responsible for working with the news staff of EO Media Group's east newspaper group on regional thought pieces and enterprise projects. This position offers the right person a chance to explore ideas for multimedia outreach and work with the advertising and audience development team to create surveys, newsletters and products to better serve the distribution of Wallowa County news.
The Wallowa Chieftain is part of EO Media Group, an award-winning and innovative news organization with an active family of owners. This position offers excellent advancement opportunities in a company that prefers to hire from within. EO Media Group owns 13 newspapers and journals that provide accurate, fair and timely reporting about the people and issues impacting the communities we serve in the Pacific Northwest, reflecting the responsibility and spirit of a free press.
This is an hourly position, working 37.5 hours per week to allow you extra time to enjoy this rich community. The area is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the Northwest near the Eagle Cap mountains and Hells Canyon, making this a great place to enjoy outdoor recreation and four seasons.