Fresnoland is looking for a part-time student reporter to join our team.

Fresnoland is a nonprofit journalism startup with a mission to make policy public by, for, and with all residents of the central San Joaquin Valley through investigative, explanatory and engagement journalism. 

The job is part-time, with a minimum of 20 hours per week. The pay is $20 per hour. The job is hybrid, with some remote and some in-person time necessary.

In this job, you will be taking on a variety of assignments, including:

  • Contributing to and reporting breaking news stories on the beats Fresnoland covers, including: housing, environment, labor/economy, and local government
  • Assisting the newsroom on data collection and research for reporting projects
  • Writing short service-oriented stories that answer reader questions
  • Taking notes and documenting at public and community meetings
  • Contributing to Fresnoland’s social media posts and strategy
  • Assisting the newsroom with research and writing for the Fresnoland newsletter

A successful candidate will have strong writing and research skills, be organized, and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Additionally, we welcome candidates from all majors, not just journalism.

To apply, please share a resume, two writing samples, and a reference contact in this form.

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