Thursday, April 15, 2010

Multimedia reporter @ Minneapolis TV station

KARE-TV 11, the NBC affiliate for St. Paul-Minneapolis, seeks a full-time multimedia reporter for their entertainment website on Metromix.com.

"The successful candidate should be well versed in all aspects of pop culture targeting the 25-34 year old audience, be well-informed and enthusiastic about local restaurants, bars, clubs, music and entertainment events in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul," the ad states. "The successful candidate will be comfortable and engaging on-camera as well as skilled in the technical areas of shooting, editing, and writing with a passion for delivering daily fun, creative reports on online, on TV, and future technologies yet to come. The successful candidate will have the experience to fill-in as a general assignment reporter for the station’s news department as deemed necessary."

Send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Metromix Manager, KARE 11 Metromix, 8811 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, MN 55427. Or fax to: (763) 546-0338.

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Paid legal journalism internship

Westlaw, an online legal research service for lawyers and legal professionals in the United States, seeks law students to produce editorial content from statutes, caselaw, secondary analytical law and legal textbooks for a variety of media platforms.

"The position requires analyzing administrative court documents and writing a concise summary," the ad states.

The paid part-time position is based in suburban Minneapolis. Apply online.

Location: Eagan, Minnesota

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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Reporter @ small Minn. newspaper

The Cass Lake Times, a 1,000-circulation weekly newspaper located near the Minnesota-Canadian border, seeks a news editor/reporter.

Send cover letter, resume and work samples to Pat Miller, Publications Manager, Northwoods Press, PO Box 28, Nevis, MN 56467. Or e-mail: nwpnews1@arvig.net

Location: Cass Lake, Minnesota

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Friday, January 30, 2009

Paid internships @ Minn. newspaper

The Post-Bulletin, a 45,000-circulation daily afternoon newspaper in Rochester, Minn., offers three paid reporting internships year-round. The newspaper has seen its circulation grown for the past 15 years, and Rochester is located about 90 minutes from Minneapolis.

Internships are of variable length but generally 3-5 months, with a wide-ranging work experience. Pay is about $11 per hour. Those selected usually have previous internship experience and generally are college upperclassmen.

Send a cover letter, resume and best clips to City Editor Randi Kallas, Post-Bulletin, P.O. Box 6118, Rochester, MN 55903. For more info, e-mail furst@postbulletin.com or kallas@postbulletin.com.

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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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