Job Opportunities

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March 2017 

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

Qualifications:

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, organizing or activism preferred but not required.

Applications:

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

 

**The Post is the largest Black weekly newspaper in northern California. Headquartered in downtown Oakland, the weekly print and online papers serve the San Francisco Bay Area communities of Oakland, BerkeleyRichmond and San Francisco, including the Bay Area’s Latino communities through El Mundo, its Spanish-language companion.

The Post News Group has a history that extends back to the civil rights struggles in Oakland, the Bay Area and the South. These commitments continue to today, as reflected by the newspapers’ masthead, which reads, “Where there is no vision, the people perish…”