Business Editor at The Columbian

Posted By David Wilhite on Tuesday July 2, 2019

Job Description: The Columbian, Southwest Washington’s news leader in print and online, seeks a full-time business editor to join its newsroom. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, with some on-call weekend work. This position includes a blend of writing and editing duties. The business editor will supervise one reporter, and be responsible for producing a variety of stories covering business and economic topics. We seek someone with the desire, knowledge and experience to join us on social media as well as in print.

Job Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include:

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Two or more years of reporting experience for a daily newspaper.
  • At least one year of editing experience. Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to report, write and edit complex enterprise and project stories.
  • Demonstrated ability to cover business news.
  • Demonstrated experience using social media and multimedia as tools for gathering and disseminating news.

How to Apply: We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, which includes profit sharing/401(k). If you are looking for a challenge and want to work for one of the area’s most progressive employers, please send a cover letter indicating your salary requirements and online experience, along with your résumé and five work samples to: The Columbian, attn: Human Resources P.O. Box 180, Vancouver, WA 98666. Email:

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