The Sonoma Index-Tribune and its website Sonomanews.com is currently seeking a news reporter for its downtown Sonoma office to cover various news beats – from city government and police and emergencies to community events and occasional features.
The new reporter will research and write three-to-four full length news stories weekly, plus breaking news stories as needed; track local news trends, suggest news stories, take photos and videos; and post stories to sonomanews.com and social media.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field. Strong knowledge and familiarity with Sonoma Valley area and community a plus.
Multimedia skills, including updating a website, use of digital and video camera are preferred. Spanish language skills a plus.
The Index-Tribune is part of Sonoma Media Investments, an independent, privately owned multimedia company based in Sonoma County. The award-winning twice-weekly newspaper is committed to excellence in community journalism.
Formed by local investors who recognize the value of local journalism, SMI has multiple publications that reach seven out of 10 North Bay adults – more than 376,000 in total.
Sonoma Media Investment values the contribution of our employees and offers a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits.
To be considered, submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and state the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.