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Polk County Itemizer Observer - Dallas, OR

Polk County Itemizer-Observer – Dallas, Ore.

Sports reporter position is waiting for you!

Do you love sports and recreation? Can you navigate the social media world while working on compelling game and feature stories? Are you ready to be part of a team that is invested in its local community? If so, you may be just the sports reporter we’re looking for – and we may be just the publication you need.

The Polk County Itemizer-Observer in Dallas, Ore., has an immediate opening for the sports aficionado who can write, tweet, post and photograph a variety of sports. We cover athletics at four high schools in Polk County, as well as NCAA Division II sports at Western Oregon University. We are looking for someone who will be a part of our community, ready to cover games, sports-related issues, and attend community events.

Ability to design pages is a plus.

This full-time position will require some evening and weekend work, offers six paid holidays, sick time, vacation, health and dental insurance, 401K, FSA and a competitive local wage. Preference given to candidates in the Pacific Northwest. EOE. Pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle driving record check required. Candidate must have reliable transportation.

Qualified candidates should email resume and five clips demonstrating writing and photography skills to Editor Emily Mentzer, ementzer@polkio.com.

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