Monday, May 11, 2009

Paid online journalism internships in Atlanta

The Tenth Amendment Media Group -- which operates an online newspaper along with an online news, talk and entertainment station -- is offering paid editorial and photojournalism internships. These summer positions are based in Atlanta.

"Editorial Interns will write up to 3 three stories weekly and two investigative features a month," the ad states. "Photography Interns will catch the news on film while the reporter is either present or not. Often times, we will just provide photography coverage rather than written coverage of news events."

For info about editorial internships, click here. For photojournalism internships, click here. T
o apply, e-mail us your resume and cover letter to Dominique Huff at

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Newspaper reporter job openings

A couple newspapers are seeking reporters -- and these openings could be the right fit for early-career journalists:
  • Neighbor Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in the Atlanta area with a combined circulation of nearly 500,000, seeks a reporter. "Prior experience as reporter preferred," the ad states. E-mail resume to or fax to (770) 428-5375.
  • The Greenville (OH) Daily Advocate, a 6,500-circulation daily newspaper located one hour northwest of Dayton, seeks a a full-time reporter to cover local news. By May 1 e-mail resume to Publisher David Compton at

Location: United States

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Paid trainee program @ CNN

CNN offers a training program in producing and editing for master's degree students.

Applicants selected for the CNN Masters Fellowship Program will spend this summer working full-time at a CNN bureau, earning $1,000 per week. After graduation, they will be hired on a permanent basis (if all goes according to plan).

Opportunities are available to intern at Anderson Cooper 360 in New York, the Situation Room in Washington and the CNN Wire in Atlanta.

"As a part of our program, students will participate in several speaker series and social events specially designed to provide networking opportunities with top executives and exposure to diverse departments throughout the company," the ad states. "Students will be challenged to think creatively and develop necessary skills to succeed in the news industry."

To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to by February 21. In the subject heading, type which particular opportunity you're interested in.

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Entry-level photojournalist @ Atlanta newspaper chain

Neighbor Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in the Atlanta area with a combined circulation of nearly 500,000, seeks an entry-level photojournalist.

"We are seeking a highly creative and motivated shooter to cover news, features, and sports at our paper in the south metro Atlanta area," the ad states. "The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience in the business, but recent college grads will be considered also. Local candidates will be considered above all others. You must have reliable transportation. You must have your own professional digital SLR camera and lenses as well."

Send a resume, references, and a CD with a mix of news, features, and sports photos (don’t send prints) to: Neighbor Newspapers - Mark Maguire, P.O. Box 449, Marietta, GA 30061. Or e-mail materials to: No phone calls.

Atlanta, Georgia

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

New week-long health journalism fellowship

A new fellowship program will enable 10 journalists to spend a week studying a variety of public health issues at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in early 2009.

“While not specifically for young journalists, they would certainly benefit from it - a week at the CDC learning about public health and meeting new sources,” e-mails Pia Christensen of the Association of Health Care Journalists, which is co-sponsoring the program along with the CDC.

The AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellowships “will expose the selected journalists to sessions on epidemiology, global disease prevention efforts, pandemic flu preparedness, climate change, vaccine safety, obesity, autism and more,” according to organizers. “Fellows will tour the CDC director's National Emergency Operations Center, meet new sources on policy and research and learn how to tap the agency's abundant resources to produce better stories.”

The fellowships are open to professional journalists working in the United States and provides for travel, lodging and meals. The training will take place Feb. 8-13, 2009 at CDC's Atlanta and Chamblee campuses. Fellowship applications can be completed at and are being accepted until Dec. 29. Earlier applications are encouraged.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, September 13, 2008

H.S. football stringers needed near Atlanta

Beacon Media Companies, which publishes newspapers in the Atlanta area, is seeking sports writers to cover football games on Friday nights from now until the end of the season.

"Your duties would be to attend the game, keep stats, get quotes from coaches and players afterward and write a story on deadline for next-day publication," the advertisement states. "We cover games for seven high schools, and most of those games take place in north Fulton or east Cobb County."

Stringers get paid $50 per game, plus are reimbursed for mileage. Beacon Media publishes the Roswell Beacon, Alpharetta Beacon, Milton Beacon and

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

N.Y. Times seeks stringer

The New York Times is seeking a full-time stringer/researcher in its Southern bureau in Atlanta. In addition to assisting National Desk reporters with stories, the stringer will have an opportunity to earn his/her own bylines.

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

China Daily seeks student freelancers

China Daily, the self-proclaimed "only national English-language daily newspaper in China," is seeking freelance writers in key U.S. cities -- and they're willing to "consider outstanding college juniors or seniors." If you live in or near Chicago, D.C., Atlanta or Texas and want to get some bylines while earning up to $100 per article, you might want to check out this opportunity. The deadline to apply is June 15.

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