Friday, December 5, 2008

Entry-level journalism jobs in Minnesota

A couple Minnesota newspapers are currently seeking reporters and/or photographers, according to Minnesota Newspaper Association's job board:
  • Reporter/Photographer: The award-winning Litchfield Independent Review is accepting resumes for a full-time reporter/photographer position. Duties include writing features, crime and government news, as well as photography. Knowledge of Quark XPress, Photoshop and Web publishing required. The company offers a competitive salary, health and life insurance, 401(k) saving and company match, profit sharing and an environment in which you can do your best. Send resume and clips to Brent Schacherer, Independent Review, 217 Sibley Ave. N., Litchfield, MN 55355. Or, respond to editor@independentreview.net. If you want to grow your skills or settle into a better job, respond by December 15.
  • Reporter: The Tri-County News of Cottonwood, Minn., is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of reporter. Duties at our weekly newspaper include reporting on community and school events, sports, local government and human interest stories. Experience or education in reporting, photography or page layout a plus, but we are willing to train an individual who is willing to learn. Must be self-motivated. We offer a competitive wage, and a complete benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance; short term and long term disability; 401(k) with match; vacation, sick and holiday pay and Flex account plan. Send a letter of interest, resume, references and writing samples to Dave Smiglewski, at our sister newspaper at the Granite Falls Advocate Tribune, P.O. Box 99, Granite Falls Minn. 56241, or e-mail smig@mvtvwireless.com or call Dave at 320-564-2126.

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