Sterling, IL

Sauk Valley Media in northwestern Illinois is looking for a dynamic reporter with a desire to make a difference through community journalism.

The right candidate will write for our daily newspapers, digital products and niche publications.  And you will be part of a reporting team that works with experienced editors who are serious about teaching and leading.

The Telegraph in Dixon and the Daily Gazette in Sterling are perennially among the strongest mid-sized newspapers in Illinois.  Shaw Media is a family-owned company with a roster full of quality news products.

Some professional experience preferred, but will accept candidates with an undergraduate degree and experience as an intern or with a college newspaper. Priority will be given to candidates who can generate quality in-depth and investigative pieces. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, reliable transportation and acceptable motor vehicle record.

Send a cover letter that explains your interest in community journalism, along with a résumé and a list of three references who will swear you're too good for us to pass up, to ...     

Online: Apply Now! (located below)

OR Mail to:  

Sauk Valley Media
attn: News Reporter
P O Box 498
Sterling, IL 61081

Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.


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