Staff Writer:

The Intermountain Catholic is seeking a full-time staff writer. The writer is responsible for participating in all phases of production of the weekly newspaper including reporting, news writing, editing, photography, page design, and other applicable office responsibilities. Bi-lingual English/Spanish helpful but not required.


The position requires a person with the knowledge and ability to report, news writing, editing, photography, page design and also have new media skills – videotape, podcast and Twitter. Must be able to train other members of the staff on the new media skills. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work closely with existing staff collectively produce a weekly newspaper, ensuring all story articles are edited and ready for publication. Serves as a member of the Diocesan Pastoral Center staff, responsive to expectations as delineated by the policy manuals, the Bishop, Vicar General or supervisor.


Understanding of Catholic Church ethics, traditions, procedures and organizational structures. The ideal candidate will have excellent written, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to work well on deadline is required. Microsoft Word required; InDesign and Photoshop helpful. Working knowledge of newspapers also is helpful. Some evenings, weekends required.

Send resumes to:

Dolores Lopez,
Director of Human Resources,
Diocese of Salt Lake City,,
fax to 801-328-9680
or mail to
27 C St.,
Salt Lake City, UT 84103.