Reporter, full time - Oakland Post - Pos News Group

The Post seeks a Full-time Reporter to write weekly articles on local news and assist Editor-in-Chief in producing 8 city-based newspapers plus El Mundo. Ideal applicant will be proficient in Spanish language to oversee weekly completion of El Mundo newspaper. Duties will include:

• Writing weekly articles on breaking local news or feature stories;
• Attending and covering City Council meetings, community events, demonstrations, etc.
• Editing press releases and articles written by stringers;
• Finding content for city-based newspapers and El Mundo;
• Taking compelling photographs for each article written


Candidates must share the Post’s commitment to social justice and local government transparency.

Additional qualifications include:

• Demonstrated excellent written skills and the ability to communicate complicated ideas to a
broad range of readership;
• Experience writing at a newspaper or other media group;
• Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred but not required;
• Excellent word-processing and computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word;
• Flexible work schedule to include covering newsworthy events and meeting weekly deadlines;
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment and under hard deadlines;
• A demonstrated ability to take high-quality photos;
• Past or present involvement in community activities, volunteering, organizing or activism preferred but not required.

How To Apply:

Applicants should apply as soon as possible. To apply, send a cover letter, résumé and two professional references, along with three writing clips, by email to, with the subject line “Post Reporter Position.” Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional Details:

Location State Salary Duration Schedule Deadline
Oakland, downtown California Depends on experience Ongoing Full Time April 15, 2017

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Created On:  03/19/2017 - 12:00 a.m.

Modified On:  03/19/2017 - 06:42 p.m.

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