Cityside aims to do good work and be a great place to work.

At Cityside, we invest in our employees and look for teammates galvanized by serving their community through civic-minded local journalism.

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Job openings

Editor-in-Chief, Richmondside

The EIC will have the rare and exciting opportunity of taking the lead on establishing a local newsroom from the ground up—setting reporting priorities and newsroom policies; executing a strategy for public-service journalism in Richmond; managing, mentoring, and helping to grow a small editorial team; and being the public face of the newsroom.

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Reporter, Richmondside

Cityside Journalism Initiative, the nonprofit publisher of Berkeleyside, The Oaklandside, and East Bay Nosh, is seeking an experienced journalist who’s deeply passionate about local news to be the primary reporter for Richmondside, an independent newsroom for Richmond, California, launching in the summer of 2024.

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We have a transparent and wide-reaching recruitment process for every hire because we are committed  to nurturing talent and building a pipeline for diversity and inclusion.


We offer a health plan (including dental and vision), four weeks of paid leave; a 401(k) match to every employee, and have a generous family leave package.

We also take career development (link to Developing talent section) seriously, investing $1,000 a year in professional training for every employee and partnering with other nonprofit organizations, such as Report for America and CatchLight, that focus on fostering talent.