Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Freelance journalism jobs in Bay Area

Two paid freelance journalism opportunities in Northern California:
  • The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, an 84,000-circulation daily newspaper, seeks paid community bloggers for its website. "Whether you're in Windsor, Healdsburg, Sebastopol or any other Sonoma County community ... if you're in the know about things going on in your town, like to write, and think you're up for being a part-time community correspondent, it could be you." Send a resume and cover letter Interactive Editor Greg Retsinas at greg.retsinas@pressdemocrat.com.
  • SF Weekly, a 100,000 weekly newspaper in San Francisco, has immediate openings for a freelance theater critic and a freelance art critic. "The theater critic will contribute reviews twice a month. The art critic will write a full-length column and two capsule reviews of local visual art shows once a month." Submit cover letter, resume and clips to will.harper@sfweekly.com.

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Friday, November 27, 2009

Entry-level Bay Area journalism jobs

Three San Francisco Area newspapers have entry-level openings:
  • The North Bay Business Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers San Francisco business news, seeks a reporter/staff writer. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree, multimedia skills and at least one year experience with a community newspaper or two years with a college newspaper. Submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers.nytco.com under "Search All Openings". Select Weekly Newspaper Reporter- or enter 1001180 in the job opening ID field.
  • The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, an 85,000-circulation daily newspaper about 1 hour north of San Francisco, seeks a part-time news researcher. "Index and archive daily news and photos into archival systems," the job description states. "Provide research using online vendors, Internet, print materials, databases and local contacts. Collect and evaluate effective research tools for news staff. Conduct training sessions for news staff to improve and update search strategies and skills." Submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers.nytco.com under “Search All Openings”. Select News Researcher - Part time 1001179.
  • 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: https://careers.nytco.com under “Search All Openings”. Select Weekly Newspaper Reporter- or enter 1001177 in the job opening ID field.

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