Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Reporter @ Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper, an 86,000-circulation weekly newspaper in D.C., seeks a reporter to cover the city beat.

"Candidate will have proven skills at digging, digging, digging, as well as a writing style that will draw readers who have many other options for local news and culture," the ad states. "Special consideration will be given to applicants who can light up City Desk on washingtoncitypaper.com with tens of highly reported items per day, plus hammer out enduring, long-winded cover stories for our print edition, plus file great copy for the Best Of issue, among other special editions."

Send cover letter and resume to reporter@washingtoncitypaper.com . Label your subject line "Reporter ". If you want to send clips etc. via snail mail, send to Reporter, Washington City Paper, 2390 Champlain St. NW, Washington D.C. 20009.

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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Reporter @ Phoenix New Times

The Phoenix New Times, a 111,000-circulation weekly newspaper in the nation's 5th-largest city, seeks a full-time staff writer who speaks Spanish.

"We're looking for a journalist who understands the difference between magazine-style reporting and the hurried fact-finding of daily papers," the ad states. "Spanish fluency is required. If your copy is as much a pleasure to read as it is well researched, we want to hear from you. We offer competitive salaries and benefits."

Mail your best clips, a résumé and a cover letter to: Andy Van De Voorde, Executive Associate Editor, P.O. Box 5970, Denver, CO 80217. Or e-mail materials to: andy.vandevoorde@villagevoicemedia.com.


Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Reporter @ New Times Broward-Palm Beach

New Times Broward-Palm Beach, a 60,000-circulation weekly alternative newspaper near Miami, seeks a full-time staff writer.

Reporter will "produce long-form cover stories for the print edition and well-written daily blog items for the web," the ad states. "If your copy is as much a pleasure to read as it is well-researched, we want to hear from you. Preference will be given to candidates with Spanish-language skills, experience writing content for the web, and a background in newspapers or magazines."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and links to your writing samples to Michelle.Centrone@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

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Thursday, March 5, 2009

Reporter @ Madison, Wisc. weekly paper

Isthmus, a 61,000-circulation weekly alternative newspaper in Madison, Wisc., is seeking a news writer "who can break stories in a competitive environment."

Pay is up to $28,000 and includes full benefits.

Send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Isthmus News Reporter, 101 King St., Madison, WI 53703. Or e-mail: edit@isthmus.com with "news reporter" in the subject heading. No phone calls.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

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Reporter @ Palm Beach weekly paper

New Times Broward-Palm Beach, a 60,000-circulation weekly alternative newspaper near Miami, seeks a full-time staff writer.

Reporter will "produce long-form cover stories for the print edition and well-written daily blog items for the web," the ad states. "If your copy is as much a pleasure to read as it is well-researched, we want to hear from you. Preference will be given to candidates with Spanish-language skills, experience writing content for the web, and a background in newspapers or magazines."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and links to your writing samples to Michelle.Centrone@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Paid internships @ SF Weekly

SF Weekly, a free alternative 100,000-circulation newspaper in San Francisco, seeks interns for its Night & Day calendar section.

Initial responsibilities include database work, entering arts and culture events for our online listings (with some 250-word bylined pieces), followed by the opportunity to write bylined pieces on arts and culture events that will appear in the paper in the Night & Day section.

Students must be able to receive course credit. Writing assignments that appear in print issues will be paid at the newspaper's freelancer rates.

E-mail a short cover letter, resume, and clips (or a writing sample geared toward what SF Weekly covers) to: Michael Leaverton at Michael.leaverton@sfweekly.com. Or mail your application to: Michael Leaverton, Calendar Editor, SF Weekly, 185 Berry Street, Suite 3800
SF, CA 94107.

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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Philadelphia City Paper seeks reporter

Philadelphia City Paper, an alternative weekly newspaper with a readership of nearly 500,000, has a rare opening for a staff writer. Salary is around $35,000.

"The ideal candidate is comfortable covering urban issues and can generate their own story ideas," the job posting says. "A staff writer usually produces one cover story a month (generally narrative-style, long-form reporting and writing) and one story for the news department each week. There are also opportunities to write for the paper's A&E, op-ed, and features sections."

Send a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 clips (one or more preferably featuring long-form reporting and writing skills) to: Human Resources, 123 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, Pa, 19106. Or e-mail: jobs@citypaper.net

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