Sunday, May 31, 2009

Reporter jobs in college towns

These opportunities may be a good fit for young journalists -- and college basketball fans:
  • Indiana: The Bloomington Herald-Times, a 30,000-circulation daily newspaper located in the same town as Indiana University, seeks a full-time news reporter. "Competitive salary and benefits program ... 401K, Health, Dental, Life insurance and paid vacation, personal days," the ad states. E-mail resume and cover letter and three writing samples to
  • Kansas: The Lawrence Journal-World, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper located in the same town as the University of Kansas, seeks an overnight reporter. "The reporter will respond to breaking news and write, take photographs and/or shoot video and post the news to the Web site," the ad states. "This is a full-time position working 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. with occasional day shifts." Apply online by June 5.

Location: United States

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Friday, March 6, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ Kansas newspaper

The Great Bend Tribune, a small daily newspaper in Central Kansas, seeks a full-time reporter.

"Beat reporter to cover several colorful small communities and the spaces in between," the ad states. "Must be self starter, energetic, hardworking and able to establish good working relationships with a wide variety of sources. Excellent writing skills a must and photography skills a plus. This is a great opportunity for a reporter to cover a wide range stories and meet a wide range of interesting people."

To apply, send letter, clips, resume and references to Dale Hogg, managing editor, Great Bend Tribune, P.O. Box 228, Great Bend, Kan., 67530. Or e-mail materials to

Location: Great Bend, Kansas

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Journalism scholarships for Kansas students

Ten $500 scholarships are being offered to high school seniors and college freshman in Kansas who are majoring in journalism, communications or political science.

The scholarships are being sponsored by the Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials' Association, the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office and Voters News Service.

Deadline to apply is April 3. Applications may be downloaded online.

Location: Kansas

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Paid photojournalism internships at Kansas paper

The Hutchinson News, a 40,000 circulation newspaper covering southwest and south-central Kansas, offers year-round paid photojournalism internships.

Internships are offered in the winter (January to May), summer (June to August), and fall (September to December). College photojournalism students with two years of college experience and recent graduates will be considered. Deadlines to apply are October 15 for spring; March 15th for summer; and July 1st for fall.

"The candidate will be treated as a staff photographer working 40-hour weeks during the paid internship," the newspaper says. "The candidate will work closely with the photo editor and staff photographers. The candidate will travel and transmit photos from remote locations, prepare images for publication, and generate their own photo ideas."

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