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Full-Time Reporter

Full-Time Reporter

Union Democrat

The Union Democrat, a busy and award-winning daily in California’s scenic Sierra foothills, is seeking a reporter to join our dynamic newsroom team. We are looking for someone who is resourceful, collaborative and enthusiastic about local news. Strong writing, accuracy, curiosity and people skills are essential. Versatility is also a must, as you will be covering a wide variety of topics that can range from city and county government one day to a human-interest feature the next. In return, you’ll be part of a dedicated staff and live in a beautiful region — with Yosemite next door.

Please email resume, five to seven clips and at least three professional references to Union Democrat Editor Alex MacLean ( with the subject line “Union Democrat reporter application.” Phone: (209) 588-4541.

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