Thursday, April 30, 2009

Job openings @ Oregon TV station

KEZI 9 News, ABC's affiliate in Eugene, Ore., has multiple openings:
  • Reporter: This is a full-time position that requires a college degree. At least one-year experience preferred. Duties include: "Enterprising, shooting, writing, editing and presenting news stories for multiple distribution platforms, including Creatively producing stories and effectively using pictures and natural sound to tell a story, with strong audio/video linkage. Perform live shots from the newsroom and in the field."
  • Production assistant: This is a part-time, entry-level position. "The successful candidate will run audio boards, character generators, cameras and teleprompters," the ad states. "College education preferred. Must also be willing to work early morning, late night and weekend hours."
Mail cover letter, resume, and references to: Debbie Carter, KEZI 9 News, P.O. Box 7009, Eugene, OR 97401.

Location: Eugene, Oregon

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Restaurant critic @ Portland newspaper

The Northwest Examiner, a 34,00-circulation free monthly newspaper in Portland, Oregon, seeks a freelance restaurant critic.

"Prefer local reviewer who can reflect familiarity with establishments over time to one-visit observations," the ad states. "Typical length 750-1,000 words. Pay 10 cents a word."

To apply, e-mail Editor Allan Classen at

Location: Portland, Oregon

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporters

Newspapers in Florida, Oregon and Nevada are seeking reporters. If you're a young journalist, these may be places to get your start.
  • The Panama City News Herald, a 31,000-circulation daily newspaper in the Florida Panhandle, seeks a reporter. "We want an energetic, enthusiastic, internet-savvy reporter who embraces online-first, multimedia publishing to further our coverage along the World's Most Beautiful Beaches," the ad states. E-mail resumes and clips electronically to Mike Cazalas,
  • The Molalla Pioneer, a weekly newspaper 25 miles from Portland, Oregon, seeks a reporter to cover local sports and community news. Send a cover letter, resume, clips and references to News Editor Bethany Monroe at the Molalla Pioneer, P.O. Box 168, Molalla, OR 97038. Or e-mail: and put “Reporter position” in the subject line.
  • The Elko Daily Free Press, a 6,000-circulation daily newspaper in northern Nevada, seeks a general assignment reporter. Beats may include education, courts and government. "This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package" the ad states. E-mail resume to or mail to Jeffry Mullins, managing editor, Elko Daily Free Press, 3720 Idaho St., Elko, NV 89801.
Location: United States

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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Freelancers @ Oregon Business magazine

Oregon Business, a Portland-based monthly magazine about Oregon business issues, seeks paid freelancers to write in-depth stories across a broad range of business topics related to Oregon.

"If you are skilled in analysis, profile writing, news features or compelling storytelling and have great story ideas, we’d like to hear from you," the ad states. Pay is "market-rate, per word."

E-mail at least three writing samples (links or documents), resume and a cover letter to

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