Fresnoland is looking for a part-time student reporter to join our team for the Spring 2023 Semester, beginning in January through May.

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, at 10 hours per week, paying $20 per hour. The job can be remote or hybrid. Fresnoland does have a physical office available for local candidates to use.

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

  • Reporting short news stories on the beats Fresnoland covers, including: housing, environment, labor/economy, and local government
  • Assisting the newsroom on data collection and research for larger investigative projects
  • Writing short service-oriented stories that answer reader questions
  • Taking notes and documenting at public meetings and public health briefings
  • 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.


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

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