Thursday, March 18, 2010

Education reporter @ Sioux City Journal

The Sioux City Journal, a 40,000-circulation daily newspaper in western Iowa, seeks an education reporter.

"We cover several local school districts, three small colleges and the University of South Dakota," the ad states. "The ideal candidate will have experience with blogging, social media, multimedia and other online tools. At least one year of reporting experience is required." Competitive salary and benefits package.

Apply online at Or send a cover letter, resume and samples of your work to Mitch Pugh, Editor, Sioux City Journal, 515 Pavonia St., Sioux City, IA 51102. Or e-mail No phone calls.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Entry-level reporters in upstate NY

Two newspapers in upstate New York are seeking a total of nine entry-level journalists:
  • The Record, a 10,000 circulation daily in Troy , is expanding its news staff and has six new entry-level staff positions: a business reporter, two general assignment reporters , one education reporter and a copy editor/page designer. Compensation package for all positions includes health, dental, vision and 401(k) plan. Send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Editor Lisa Lewis at No phone calls.
  • The Oneida Daily Dispatch has three entry-level openings in its news department: A full-time news reporter position that includes benefits; a part time news reporter who will work 20-25 hours per week; and a part-time desktop publishing paginator, who will place stories on pages and write headlines for the newspaper and website. Send resume to:
    Kurt Wanfried, Managing Editor, The Oneida Daily Dispatch, 130 Broad St., Oneida NY 13421. Or e-mail

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Sunday, May 31, 2009

HigherEd reporter @ Roanoke Times

The Roanoke Times, a 90,000-circulation daily newspaper in Virginia, seeks a reporter to cover area colleges.

"The higher education reporter leads our coverage of colleges and universities, with a special focus on Virginia Tech and Radford University," the ad states. "The beat includes covering breaking news and live events, writing quick features and in-depth centerpieces."

Applicants should have five years experience. Reporter will be based in newspaper's New River Valley bureau in Christiansburg, Virginia.

By June 12, e-mail cover letter and clips to

Location: Roanoke, Virginia

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Newspaper reporter openings in California

Two entry-level journalism job openings in California:
  • The Turlock Journal, a twice-weekly newspaper located in California's San Joaquin Valley, seeks a full-time education reporter. "This position involves writing both education features and in-depth, analytical school board news stories," the ad states. E-mail a resume and writing samples to Kristina Hacker at
  • The Daily Democrat, a 10,000-circulation located 15 minutes from Sacramento, seeks a full-time reporter. "The beat includes covering the city of Woodland, some court cases and whatever else we can throw your way," the ad states. "This position includes excellent benefits and opportunities for professional training and subsequent growth." E-mail resume and clips to Editor Jim Smith at

Location: California

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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Reporter @ Boulder, Colo. newspaper

The Colorado Daily, a 17,000-circulation daily newspaper in Boulder, Colo., seeks a part-time news reporter.

The reporter will work 20 hours per week and primarily cover news on the University of Colorado campus.

"Applicants must have a college degree; be clean, fast and proficient writers; and possess a knack for finding and reporting great stories," the ad states. "Applicants should also be Web savvy, and be well-versed in the latest online media and social-networking tools."

Apply online.

Boulder, Colorado

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Thursday, November 27, 2008

Northern Jersey newspaper seeks freelancers

Pascack Valley Community Life, a weekly newspaper in northern New Jersey, seeks freelancers to cover municipal government and/or school board meetings. Many positions and shifts are available.

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Thursday, September 4, 2008

$500/wk spring journalism internship in D.C.

The Chronicle of Higher Education seeks four reporting interns from January to May 2009. The full-time internships are in the Washington, D.C. office and pay a $500 weekly stipend.

The Chronicle reports on news concerning colleges and universities. Its website gets 12 million page views per month and its newspaper has 350,000 readers.

Four interns will be hired; two spots will be reserved for undergraduates. Academic credit can also be arranged. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2008.

"The interns' primary responsibilities are reporting and writing daily news articles for The Chronicle's Web site (which usually appear subsequently in print), contributing brief features to the "Short Subjects" section, writing news articles for other sections of the newspaper, and doing research for special projects," according to the ad. "There is very little grunt work. Interns who prove themselves as reporters and writers are often asked to write full-length features."

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Sunday, July 20, 2008

Various reporter openings at Bloomberg