Monday, March 30, 2009

Entry-level reporters @ various newspapers

Here are some jobs that may be apt for a young journalist or someone just starting out:
  • The Clifton Journal, a 26,000-circulation weekly newspaper about 25 minutes from New York City, seeks a full-time reporter. Journalist will cover an assigned beat including municipal and school board meetings, as well as other board assignments. Apply online.
  • The Youngstown Vindicator, a 60,000-circulation daily newspaper between Pittsburgh and Cleveland, has several one-year reporting gigs available at the moment for recent graduates. Contact Editor Todd Franko at
  • Hometown News, a chain of weekly newspapers along South Florida's coast, seeks a full-time reporter for its Indian River County editions, which have a 50,000 circulation. Benefits include health, dental, life insurance, 401K. Fax resume and clips to (772) 467-4384. Or e-mail Tammy Raits at
  • The Huntsville Item, a 6,000-circulation daily newspaper about an hour north of Houston, seeks a full-time reporter with photography and pagination (Quark) skills. E-mail a resume, references and three writing clips to Jay Ermis, Managing Editor, at
  • The Dunn County News, a 5,000-circulation twice-weekly newspaper in Wisconsin about an hour east of Minneapolis, seeks a part-time general assignment reporter to cover local government, courts and police beats as well as writing feature stories. Apply online.

Location: United States

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Large Florida weekly paper seeks journalists

The Hometown News, a weekly 500,000-circulation newspaper chain that covers communities on Florida's Atlantic Coast, has newsroom openings:
  • Reporter: cover news in Brevard County. To apply, fax resume and clips to: (321) 242-1281. Or email Jennifer Stahl at
  • News clerk: Responsible for community events calendar, rants and raves column and assist associate managing editor. Fax resume to: (772) 467-4384. Or e-mail Tammy Raits at
  • Freelancers: cover Brevard County. Fax resume and clips to: (321) 242-1281. Or email Jennifer Stahl at
"This is a good opportunity to join a team with good people who care," the ad states. "Benefits include health, dental, life insurance, 401K. If you have a passion for reporting, we would like to speak to you."

Location: North Brevard, Florida

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