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Outlaw Partners seeks newspaper, magazine staff writer

Position: Staff Writer

Location: Big Sky, Montana

Outlaw Partners, publisher of Mountain Outlaw magazine and the Explore Big Sky newspaper, is seeking a detail-oriented, driven and proficient journalist to join its editorial team as a Staff Writer in stunning Big Sky, Montana.

As a member of Outlaw’s dynamic editorial team, the Staff Writer works closely with the editors, design and sales teams to produce daily news articles for, the bimonthly EBS newspaper and biannual Mountain Outlaw magazine.

Our tight-knit, award-winning team values the outdoors as much as the ability to report and write tight, creative copy: We work hard and we play just as hard.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field-1-2 years experience in print or online news reporting
  • Proficiency in AP Style
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, Google Drive, photo-editing software, and digital publishing platforms including WordPress
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with a keen attention to detail and the ability to multitask and meet strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated social media proficiency, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Willingness to relocate to one of the most beautiful mountain communities in the country: Big Sky, Montana


  • Cover local Big Sky news and events, including researching, reporting and writing news and feature stories
  • Shoot photographs and write captions for articles
  • Compile regional events for calendar
  • Attend Outlaw Partners and editorial team meetings to discuss content/story ideas
  • Post stories and photos on and social media outlets
  • Edit press releases
  • Copyedit articles, newspaper with editorial team
  • Check media email account and forward relevant press releases, pitches, and articles to editors

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

About Outlaw Partners:

Outlaw Partners is a dynamic media and marketing company located in the community of Big Sky in southwest Montana. Twice named among Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work,” Outlaw publishes the Explore Big Sky newspaper, Mountain Outlaw magazine, and Explore Yellowstone.

The Outlaws are a team of creative, hard-working, fun-loving and outdoor-oriented individuals who recognize the power of the well-written word, vibrant photography, compelling video and inspiring design. Saddle-up and ride for the brand.

To apply, email Editor-in-Chief Joseph T. O’Connor at and include a resume, cover letter and 2-3 writing samples.

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