Website The Hanford Sentinel

We’re looking for a reporter who knows how to dig for a story and work a beat, write about what’s important to local people in clear, concise language and is comfortable with digital reporting and use of social media.


  • Strong writing skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Photo and social media skills are a plus.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the confidence to talk to members of the community about story ideas, concerns, and comments.
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and creative.
  • Must be able to manage multiple daily deadlines and multiple priorities while maintaining professionalism in the workplace.
  • Must possess reliable transportation and be able to travel throughout the local community.
  • Drug and background check required upon offer of employment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism preferred.
  • 2 years journalism experience preferred.
  • Database reporting skills preferred.

We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid vacation.

The Hanford Sentinel is located in the Central Valley south of Fresno a part of Lee Central Newspapers and Lee Enterprises. Learn more about us at

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news, information and advertising in primarily midsize markets, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states. Learn about our parent company at

Please apply at under the location The Sentinel — Hanford.

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