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Jan 18, 2014
The Press Democrat

Reporter-Spanish Speaking

The Press Democrat, a division of Sonoma Media Investments is recruiting for a full-time general assignment reporter who can speak Spanish
fluently and has a deep understanding of the
cultural forces that shape the Spanish-speaking community. We want an aggressive, creative journalist who has strong source development skills as well as a demonstrated ability to cover a broad range of stories, including breaking news, revealing features and complex enterprise stories. Computer-assisted reporting skills and the ability to engage readers across print and digital platforms will elevate you above other
applicants. This position is based in Santa Rosa,
located an hour north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma County's Wine Country, where a mix of cultures and issues make it one of
California's most dynamic regions.

This position is responsible for:
Developing and writing timely stories within
deadlines and ahead of competing news outlets
Delivering news and information for print and
online platforms
Cultivate and maintain news sources & monitor
developments in the news
Identify photographs, video and graphics to
illustrate stories
Identify multimedia elements to enhance stories
Communicate with callers on stories & evaluate
story tips from the public
Mastering alternative forms of news delivery,
such as Twitter feeds and blog formats.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
At least two years experience with a daily
newspaper or similar publication
Spanish language skills required
Multimedia skills a plus.

The Press Democrat values the contribution of their employees and offers a competitive
compensation plan. We also offer an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, accident insurance and paid time off.
Additionally, we are committed to a drug and
alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is
conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing. Some of the above positions require a valid California State Driver's License, proof of
insurance and reliable transportation.
See job description for details.

To be considered please submit a cover letter,
Resume & up to six samples of your best work to: and put the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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