Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporter jobs

  • AUSTIN, TX: The Taylor Daily Press, a small daily newspaper located about 45 minutes from Austin, seeks a full-time reporter. "This position requires a well-rounded approach to community news, covering city and school district business, as well as student news, community and business features," the ad states. "Photography skills important." Send resume and three writing samples to or mail to 211 W. Third St., Taylor, TX 76574, attn. Mike Eddleman.
  • BOSTON: The Bulletin Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in Boston, seeks full-time reporter to work out of its Hyde Park office. "The job entails writing 8-10 stories a week, developing story ideas and attending neighborhood meetings -- some of which take place in the evening," the ad states. "A car is required. Experience with a weekly or daily newspaper is preferred. No out of state resumes will be considered." Salary is $24,000 to start with pay raise after 90 days. Some benefits. E-mail resume and two or three writing samples to
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C.: The Observer News Enterprise, a small daily newspaper located about an hour northwest of Charlotte, seeks a news reporter. "This position would be a perfect opportunity for a recent graduate looking to launch their career..." the ad states. "This position will complete general assignment work, as well as specific beat assignments." E-mail resume to
  • SAN FRANCISCO: The Petaluma Argus Courier, a weekly newspaper located about 45 minutes north of San Francisco, seeks a reporter. The reporter will primarily research and write stories about city government and issues involving business, development, water and transportation. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and at least one year experience with a community newspaper or two years with a college newspaper. To be considered for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to: under “Search All Openings”. Select Weekly Newspaper Reporter- or enter 1001177 in the job opening ID field.

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