HELP WANTED: Reporters and Writers

We’re looking for part-time freelancers with newspaper or magazine experience, although we will
consider training promising candidates who have the drive. Current Mid-Valley residents are preferred.
Experienced writers and reporters can expect between $20 and $200 per story, depending on the
assignment. Trainees are paid for pieces as they learn, and can expect earnings growth as their skills

We publish The Corvallis Advocate, the only locally owned newspaper in the area. We’ve been online
only during the lockdown and are preparing for a return to print. Our goal is to offer readers a diverse
mix of deep dive alternative media approaches, alongside mainstream news and deeply considered
analysis. We put a premium on thorough research, excellent use of language, and exceptional

If you would like to consider working with us, please send:

  • Your work history
  • At least two samples of your writing
  • Your phone number
  • A short snippet about what you believe you can bring to The Advocate
  • Bonus points for mad creative nonfiction skills
  • More bonus points for serious knowledge in a specific field
  • Even more bonus points if you have a science background

If interested, please email