Friday, April 10, 2009

Journalist @ new NYC area newspaper

The Hoboken Progress, a start-up newspaper in nothern New Jersey that's just across the river from Manhattan, seeks a reporter/editor.

"The Hoboken Progress will publish 4-8 pages of local news with pictures every week including in depth coverage of City Council meetings, a community bulletin board, a community calendar, a pet of the week, community contact information, news from local organizations and entertainment listings," the ad states.

Job pays $700 per week to start. To apply, call Mary (201) 414-5256 or email your resume to megraglia@cbaol.com.


Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporter jobs

Looking for your first journalism job? These positions may be a good fit:
  • The Middletown Press, a 7,000-circulation daily newspaper located 16 miles south of Hartford, Conn., seeks a reporter and an editor." Both must be aggressive, curious, precise and tenacious," the ad states. "Candidates MUST have demonstrated ability to play on and lead this small team that is reinventing its products. Whatever you're used to, this is probably not it." To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume and work samples to: mailbox1@middletownpress.com
  • The Corbin (Ky.) Times-Tribune, a 7,000-circulation daily newspaper in southeastern Kentucky, seeks a full-time reporter. "Tackle everything from feature assignments to hard news," the ad states.​ "We'​ll consider a recent graduate, but this is also an opportunity at a growing newspaper for a reporter with weekly or daily experience."​ E-mail resume, clips and a cover letter to Samantha Swindler at sswindler@​thetimestribune.​com.
Location: United States

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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Various openings @ Texas newspapers

Various newspapers in Texas have reporter, photojournalist and other newsroom openings at the moment, according to the Texas Press Association's Job Bank. Some might be good entry-level opportunities:
  • The Weatherford Democrat, a small daily newspaper in the Dallas area, seeks a reporter for its crime and courts beat. E-mail resumes and writing samples to editor@weatherforddemocrat.com.
  • The Athens Daily Review, a daily newspaper in East Texas, has two openings: a sports reporter and a general assignment reporter. Some photography is required, as well as occasional use of a video camera. Pagination (QuarkXpress) is a must. E-mail resume and clips to Editor Jayson Larson at editor@athensreview.com. You can also submit information to 201 South Prairieville, Athens, Texas, 75751.
  • Today Newspapers, a chain of 5 weekly community newspapers covering southern Dallas county, is looking for editors, part-time photographers and a part-time managing editor. E-mail resume along with any clippings/editorial and salary requirements to: capkapdap@yahoo.com. No phone calls.
  • Leader News, a small weekly newspaper near San Antonio, is looking for a managing editor to run the newsroom, paginate and direct one full-time reporter and stringers and also cover a beat. "The owners are award-winning journalists and page designers and are ready and willing to help train a good reporter to become a good editor or help a good editor get better," the ad states. Salary is up to $30,000 but there's no health insurance. E-mail your resume to reagon@leadernews.net or fax to (830) 709-0067.
  • The Breckenridge American, a twice-weekly newspaper two hours west of Dallas,is seeking a full-time sports editor. "The successful applicant will be highly motivated and a skillful writer who can capture the game story beyond the final score," the ad states. "Experience preferred." Competitive salary and a quality benefits package. Submit resume and clips to Rob Durham, Assistant Editor, Breckenridge American, P.O. Box 871, Breckenridge, TX 76424, phone (254) 559-5412, fax (254) 559-3491, or via e-mail to newsdesk@breckenridgeamerican.com.
Location: Texas

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Paid trainee program @ CNN

CNN offers a training program in producing and editing for master's degree students.

Applicants selected for the CNN Masters Fellowship Program will spend this summer working full-time at a CNN bureau, earning $1,000 per week. After graduation, they will be hired on a permanent basis (if all goes according to plan).

Opportunities are available to intern at Anderson Cooper 360 in New York, the Situation Room in Washington and the CNN Wire in Atlanta.

"As a part of our program, students will participate in several speaker series and social events specially designed to provide networking opportunities with top executives and exposure to diverse departments throughout the company," the ad states. "Students will be challenged to think creatively and develop necessary skills to succeed in the news industry."

To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to masters.program@turner.com by February 21. In the subject heading, type which particular opportunity you're interested in.

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Friday, February 6, 2009

Openings @ The Charlotte Weekly

The Charlotte Weekly, a 44,000-circulation in North Carolina's largest city, has several openings:
  • General assignment reporter
  • Copy editor
  • Editor
"Competitive salary and great benefits offered," the ad states. E-mail resume and work samples to editor@thecharlotteweekly.com. No phone calls.

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Various openings @ AP's Philly bureau

The Associated Press, the world's largest and oldest news organization, has several openings at its regional bureau in Philadelphia:

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Thursday, October 9, 2008

Freelance editor @ Politics magazine

Politics (formerly Campaigns & Elections) needs a part-time assistant editor to help with various writing and editing duties, including researching and writing the magazine's “Coming&Going” and “Campaign Sign Ups” sections, finding fun quotes for our “Quips&Slips” page, reporting web stories, and writing shorts for the front of the book.

The pay is $15 per hour. You will work anywhere from 1-10 hours per week, depending on where the magazine is in the production cycle. Work can be done from home. Both freelancers and full-time journalists looking to pick up some extra hours are encouraged to apply.

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