Editorial · King City, California
Department Editorial
Employment Type Full Time

​​Salinas Valley Tribune and King City Rustler, weekly newspapers of the award-winning New SV Media group, are looking for an enthusiastic reporter to enhance our coverage of California’s beautiful Salinas Valley, including the cities of King City, Greenfield, Soledad and Gonzales.


This position, based out of King City, Calif. in southern Monterey County, requires a passion for small-town, community journalism with a focus on local news and features, from government to agriculture to education reporting.


Successful candidates are expected to:

  • Possess strong writing, grammar and communication skills
  • Write stories of varying length for both print and online
  • Identify and pitch newsworthy story ideas
  • Interview multiple sources, including public officials
  • Provide photos as needed
  • Engage regularly in social media
  • Work independently while meeting weekly deadlines
  • Have a flexible schedule and be willing to work some nights and weekends


The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of AP Style, experience using WordPress, photography skills and familiarity with Photoshop.

If interested, please apply via this portal. Please attach writing samples as links, or as documents in common formats, such as .doc or .pdf, which may be attached using the “choose file” button in the “cover letter” field.

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  • Location
    King City, California
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time