Thursday, April 8, 2010

Entry-level reporters @ Harrisburg Patriot News

The Harrisburg Patriot-News, a 100,000-circulation daily newspaper in Pennsylvania's capital, seeks entry-level and young journalists for its new one-year reporting fellowships.

You will cover news in local communities or police/breaking news. The position pays $500 per week and includes paid vacation.

"These are excellent opportunities for new college grads" the advertisement states.

Send resumes, references and any clips to Executive Editor David Newhouse at dnewhouse@patriot-news.com.

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Paid summer intern @ Northwest newspaper

The Shelton-Mason County Journal, a weekly 10,000-circulation newspaper near Washington state's capital, seeks a summer intern to work the cops and court beat.

Intern will initially work alongside staff reporter, then fill in for the reporter while she is away for several weeks. The internship will begin in mid to late July. Northwest applicants are preferred but the newspaper will consider all applicants. Salary is listed as "negotiable."

E-mail a cover letter, resume and a few clips to Editor Greg Skinner at greg@masoncounty.com.

Location: Shelton, Washington

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Virginia newspapers seek crime reporters

Two daily newspapers in Virginia are each seeking a reporter to cover police and crime:
  • The Charlottesville Daily Progress, a 28,000-circulation daily newspaper located in the same town as the University of Virginia, seeks a reporter for its public safety beat. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree. "The job requires a hustling, curious reporter who thrives on chasing breaking news, sees the Web as an opportunity to scoop the competition and believes in getting real people in stories instead of relying on officials," the ad states. Send resume, cover letter and clips to Jenny Rector, City Editor, The Daily Progress, 685 Rio Road West, Charlottesville, VA 22901; or e-mail to jrector@dailyprogress.com.
  • The Bristol Herald Courier, a 40,000-circulation daily newspaper located near the Virginia-Tennesse border, seeks a reporter to cover the police beat. "The holder of this position is the go-to reporter for breaking news and also must be able to turn features and long-form enterprise pieces off this beat," the ad states. Some experience required. Apply online.
Location: Virginia

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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Crime reporter @ Scottish newspaper

Aberdeen Evening Express, a 65,000-circulation daily newspaper in Scotland, seeks a crime reporter.

They want a reporter who can provide "a stack of superb exclusives and in-depth investigations ... You must also have a proven track record in building and nurturing strong contacts. In return you will get the chance to join the second-highest selling evening newspaper in Scotland, which still produces three editions each day and which also has a growing online audience. You will also benefit from some of the best training in the industry as well as access to our Healthsure and pension schemes."

By March 2, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and work samples to Deputy Editor, Richard Prest, at
richard.prest@ajl.co.uk .

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland

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