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News App Developer

Are you a news app developer? Would you like the freedom to try out new ideas and to grow, while having an immediate impact in the newsroom of a family-owned newspaper?

At The Spokesman-Review you’ll have the chance to help us embark on the next phase of digital journalism in our newsroom. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to play a key role in a site-wide responsive redesign of Spokesman.com, the development of new digital special sections and the creation and enhancement of internal tools and utilities. Keep your journalism skills sharp by working closely with reporters and photographers to tell stories about Spokane. Yes, Spokane. Recently called one of the most underrated cities in the country.

Here’s the nitty gritty:

ONLINE DEVELOPER: The Spokesman-Review is recruiting for a full-time Online Developer/Programmer for our award-winning newsroom. This position requires proven experience with web application development, core understanding of programming concepts, and fluency in Python, HTML, JavaScript and CSS as well as experience with SQL. Prefer experience with Django or other MVC Framework. Experience with journalism or news media is a plus. A four-year or higher related degree preferred. Excellent benefits with a matching 401k and a competitive starting salary. Pre-employment drug screens are required on all applicants who are selected for hire. Please email your cover letter and resume to: elizabethb@spokesman.com or apply in person from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, Monday-Friday, at The Spokesman-Review, 999 W Riverside Ave. Position open until filled.