El Defensor Chieftain in Socorro, N.M., is seeking a sports/general assignment reporter to join our award-winning newspaper staff.

The preferred candidate should possess a journalism degree. Experience in the field is preferred. The position requires some evening and weekend work, and general assignment reporting.

Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, vacation and sick leave are offered. A pre-employment drug screen is required.

El Defensor Chieftain is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Clara Garcia at

The Chieftain is a proud sister paper to the Valencia County News-Bulletin in Belen, N.M.