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Elba Alonso de Ortega

I’m a lifelong resident of Alhambra and having a local newspaper, like Alhambra Source, is very important to me. It’s the only way to know the issues that will directly affect my day to day, where I live. That’s why I decided to support Alhambra Source with a monthly donation.

Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

Thank you Alhambra Source for truly informing the residents of Alhambra.

Jeff Maloney, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source has become an important source for news, public interest, and serious journalism in our community. Keep it up!

Chris Olson

I support Alhambra Source as often as I can because I believe a free and independent press is vital to the democratic process. No other news outlet with high journalistic standards consistently covers the stories and issues that matter to our community.

Adele Andrade Stadler, Alhambra Mayor

The Source is a great independent newspaper that celebrates the communities and is not afraid to ask the tough questions!

Cliff Bender, Vice President, Alhambra Education Foundation

Alhambra Source is the ONLY independent news source covering the events, culture and government of our city. We need it to stay informed and aware!

Joyce & Oscar Amaro, Alhambra Preservation Group

We support Alhambra Source because this online news source is vitally important in engaging, informing and educating the residents of Alhambra.

Jose Aguayo

I support the Alhambra Source because journalism will always be part of that fourth branch of our democracy. The Alhambra Source provides me with news that helps me make informed decisions about issues that matter to me and my community. Thank you for the work you do.

Michael Lawrence, Alhambra Arts Commissioner

Keep bringing on the stories. The Source has given us so much and I am happy to donate to such an important part of our community.

Karsen Luthi

Thank you for creating Alhambra Source and providing timely reporting of important local news. Fight on!

Shirley Tatsuno

I support Alhambra Source for their detailed information about important Alhambra issues and compelling human-interest stories.

Tammie Leung

I support local news - it’s important to know what is happening in our communities.

JOB OPENING: “Staff Writer” 

 

JOB TITLE: Alhambra Source “Staff Writer”

REPORTS TO: The Co-founders and Publisher, communicates, as needed, with the Project Leader


The Alhambra Source (AS) is an exciting digital news organization that reports on the diverse ethnic communities in Alhambra and the San Gabriel Valley. Under the fiscal sponsorship of Community Partners, Alhambra Source seeks to reinvent local journalism and promote civic engagement.

The AS Staff Writer will:

Cover events in and around the Los Angeles suburb of Alhambra: 

As staff writer of the Alhambra Source, the successful candidate, will actively cover events in and around Alhambra, including its municipal government, school system, police and fire departments, and other issues of interest, including the 2020 Census, and the 2020 municipal elections.  Experience in developing and executing coverage plans for municipal government would be a plus.

This position is under the direction and editorial control of the Publisher and will involve frequent communication and interaction on story lists, story assignments and story editing. The successful candidate will be expected to report and file a minimum of two full-length stories each week. Hours will be structured as needed to cover government meetings and other assignments.

Operate WordPress and employ customary technical skills required for the media site:

The website operates on WordPress software; fluency with WordPress is essential, and experience in coding is an asset. Experience in news photography and videography is expected, as is knowledge of AP Style and California media law. At present, the website is importantly supplemented by Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and WeChat. The successful candidate should have strong social media skills and be able to keep up with the ever-changing media environment.

Attend meetings and Events:

Expected to attend Alhambra Source staff meetings and events as required.

Collaborate with other staff:

The Staff Writer will provide support for the Publisher and collaborate with the Community Outreach Manager and other staff.  The Staff Writer will share in the responsibility of implementing the strategic plan to insure the sustainability of the organization.

This is a part-time (20-hour a week) position, with flexible hours and weekend activities as needed.

Please email cover letter and resume to Jon Thurber, Publisher: [email protected]


Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.