Friday, April 24, 2009

MLB.com seeks sports journalist

MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, seeks an online journalist to cover minor league baseball.

The position is based in New York City, 30 hours per week and involves working on nights and weekends.

Responsibilities include: writing Minor League news stories in a tight, deadline-driven environment; writing headlines and captions; creating graphics and photos to accompany stories. Content will appear on both MLB.com and MiLB.com.

Applicants should have one year of journalism experience, a college degree, strong writing and copy-editing skills, knowledge of baseball and experience with Photoshop and basic HTML.

To apply, e-mail resume to jlc@mlb.com with ‘Editorial Producer, MiLB’ in subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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Monday, March 23, 2009

Reporter @ NYC area website

Virtual Town Portals, which recently launched news websites in Northern Jersey such as BergenNOW.com, seeks a full-time reporter. The company is located about 5 miles from Manhattan.

"Experience at other area newspapers and news websites (The Record, northjersey.com, The Star Ledger, nj.com) a plus, but will consider all qualified candidates," the ad states.

E-mail resume and salary expectations to job-rsnep-1075826485@craigslist.org

Location: Fort Lee, New Jersey

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Freelance writers @ N.J. newspaper

The Alternative Press, an all-online daily local newspaper in Northern Jersey, is hiring freelance reporters to cover government meetings, town events and sporting events in various communities.

"Since our launch on October 2, 2008, we have received well over 3,000,000 hits," the ad states. "We currently cover Summit, Livingston, Millburn, New Providence and Berkeley Heights and are expanding to Madison, Chatham and Westfield. Very flexible hours. Make your own schedule."

Writers are paid up to $50 per article.

Location: Livingston, New Jersey

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Friday, December 5, 2008

Washington Times seeks online reporter

The Washington Times' Continuous News Desk is seeking a reporter to cover the energy or the financial services industries.

"The successful candidate must be hungry to find scoops and cover important daily events in D.C. for a sophisticated audience," the job posting states. "This person also must be nimble, have a basic knowledge of HTML or XML, know AP style and be able to produce analyses as well as fast, accurate reporting."

Send your cover letter and resume to Managing Editor/Digital Jeff Birnbaum at (202) 636-4812 or jbirnbaum@washingtontimes.com.

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Reporter openings @ D.C. newspaper

Interested in doing political journalism and covering Capitol Hill? The Hill, a Washington, D.C. newspaper that mostly covers the U.S. Congress, has multiple editorial openings:
The Hill publishes three times a week when both chambers of Congress are in session and once a week the rest of the year. It has a print circulation of above 21,000, more than any other Capitol Hill publication, according to the newspaper.

-Mark Grabowski

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