An innovative news source providing accurate in-depth and enterprising local coverage online is coming to Salem in September. Salem Reporter, locally owned and managed, will provide readers a mix of investigative reports, clear and compelling coverage of local government, and insights into the people who hold power in the Salem[Read More…]
Who is behind Salem Reporter?
Salem Reporter is a web-based news organization focused exclusively on reporting in the Salem area. Its team of experienced journalists will delve into local government, schools, business, nonprofits, and state government. Salem Reporter also will give the community unmatched coverage of major breaking news events, aiming to be the “go[Read More…]
Co-founder Les Zaitz is former reporter, editor at The Oregonian
Two-time Pulitzer finalist Les Zaitz is an Oregon native. He started his professional journalism career right out of high school, hired in 1973 as a general assignment reporter for the Salem Statesman Journal. He continued writing as a staff reporter and correspondent while attending the University of Oregon, working for[Read More…]
Larry Tokarski, co-founder, is a Salem businessman
Lawrence E. Tokarski (Larry) is president of Mountain West Investment Corporation. He was born in Hamtramck, Michigan, and attended Catholic schools for 12 years. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Business Administration. He worked four years for Shell Oil Company doing marketing in the Willamette Valley.[Read More…]
How can you get involved?
Salem Reporter will provide readers a mix of investigative reports, clear and compelling coverage of local government, and insights into the people who hold power in the Salem community. Subscribe. We have made it as easy as possible to sign up for a digital subscription, priced at $10 a month[Read More…]