Sunday, March 14, 2010

Entry-level reporter @ NYC weekly paper

The Bronx Times, a 40,000-circulation weekly newspaper in New York City, is seeking an entry-level reporter to cover several urban and community issues.

Job includes complete Benefits package, 401k, and paid vacation. To apply, send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to nyposthr@nypost.com.


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Monday, April 20, 2009

Summer internships @ NYC newspapers

Norwood News and Mount Hope Monitor, biweekly newspapers in the Bronx section of New York City, seek two or three reporting interns for the summer.

Interns will be paid a small fee per article and/or photograph that appears in the newspaper. Academic credit can also be arranged. Interns must be able to commit at least 12 hours a week, ideally on consecutive days.

"We rely heavily on contributions from our interns," the ad states. "You will not be pushing papers or making coffee. You will be writing serious news stories and other feature articles in a fascinating urban environment."

Writing and/or reporting experience is preferred, but not required. Send a cover letter, resume and at least two clips or writing samples to norwoodnews@norwoodnews.org or fax to (718) 324-2917.

Location: Bronx, New York

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NYC newspaper seeks freelancers

The Riverdale Press, a Pulitzer Prize-winning weekly newspaper that covers the Northwest Bronx and a corner of New York City, seeks freelance reporters.

"We need reporters for several upcoming special sections on home and gardens as well as weddings and other celebrations," the ad states. "Must be somewhat familiar with the Riverdale section of the Bronx."

Apply online.

Location: Riverdale, New York

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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ NYC weekly paper

The Riverdale Press, a Pulitzer Prize-winning weekly newspaper that covers the Northwest Bronx and a corner of New York City, seeks a general assignment reporter.

"The position offers great training," the ad states. "Reporters who started here now work in the newsrooms of the New York Daily News, the Newark Star-Ledger, the Washington Post and USA Today, among others."

Salary is $450 a week. Benefits include 401(k) and health care. Driver's license a must, Spanish a plus.

Send a cover letter, resume and a "healthy sample" of clips. E-mail materials to: newsroom@riverdalepress.com. Or mail to: The Riverdale Press, 6155 Broadway, Bronx, N.Y. 10471. Attention: Marie Villani-York, editor. No phone calls.

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Friday, August 1, 2008

Paid fall reporting internships at Bronx papers

Norwood News, Mount Hope Monitor and Highbridge Horizon -- biweekly newspapers in the Bronx -- are seeking interns for the fall and possibly beyond.

"We rely heavily on contributions from our interns," the ad says. "You will not be pushing papers or making coffee. You will be writing serious news stories and other feature articles in a fascinating urban environment. It’s an opportunity to grow as a journalist and improve your reporting/writing skills on every level, while having an impact on a diverse and developing community."

Interns are asked to take photos as well, but experience isn't necessary. They will be paid a small fee per article and/or photograph that is published. College students, graduate students and aspiring journalists are all invited to apply.

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