Help Wanted: Editorial Team Seeks New Advocateers

We currently have three openings – from trainee to experienced.

About us….

We publish The Corvallis Advocate, an alternative newspaper in Corvallis, Oregon. We publish daily online, and bi-monthly in print. Our print product is increasingly reserved for deep dive work. We also offer issue oriented CitySpeak events, and Storytelling Nights

Our team is eclectic and dedicated. Our belief is that journalism is a leadership function that can bring diverse voices to common action for the well being of the whole community.

Respond to: editor@corvallisadvocate.com – please read each positions requirements first

TRAINEE WRITER – REPORTER
Experienced or not. . .. If you’ve been curious about journalism and want to learn the business, or have prior experience and would like to work with a talented staff in a dedicated environment — this opportunity may be for you. Fun gig with flexible hours for the right candidates.

Corvallis’ only alternative newspaper, the Corvallis Advocate, is looking for new recruits with the following traits:

∙ Prior writing or reporting experience
∙ Excellent grammar skills
∙ A love of research
∙ Passion about local issues
∙ And that ever flexible schedule

Be a part of a team that’s dedicated to producing deep, thorough local content.

If interested, please email:

  1. Your resume
  2. Two or three writing samples
  3. Your phone number
  4. What you believe you can bring to The Advocate team

SENIOR REPORTER – POSSIBLE EDITORSHIP (experienced only)
Your background should include strong newspaper or magazine experience for this position, with a demonstrated ability to deliver both quickly developing pieces and longer-form definitive pieces.

The successful candidate will work directly with both our Editor-in-Chief  and our Publisher to form long term editorial and community engagement plans. This position is currently part-time

.If you would like to investigate working with us, please send….

*Your work history
*Samples of your writing
*Your phone number
*What you believe you can bring to The Advocate.

COPY EDITOR
Small bi-monthly gig for an experienced copy editor that can be 100 percent reliable about deadlines, even when our writers are a few hours behind, because: Writers.

If you’re interested, please send a work history and contact information.