Saturday, April 17, 2010

Trainee program @ Hearst newspapers

Hearst Newspapers, which owns newspapers in Seattle, San Francisco, Houston and other major cities, is offering an 18-month training program from recent grads and young journalists.

The Hearst Fellowship begins with  a two-week multimedia boot camp followed by two 9-month rotations at one of Hearst's top metro papers.

"Fellows can expect to write stories, shoot and produce their own videos, blog and use social media to raise awareness of their work," the ad states. "You don’t have to be perfect at all these skills when you enter the program, but you will be by the time you finish."

Apply online.

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Reporter @ Chicago weekly newspaper

Two weekly newspapers in Chicago, the Hyde Park Herald and the Lakefront Outlook, are seeking a reporter to cover community news.

"We are looking for a reporter with, at minimum, three years of experience covering community news," the ad states. "A background in real estate and development reporting is preferred."

Click here for more info.

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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Calif. newspaper seeks entry-level reporter

The Porterville Recorder, an 11,000-circulation daily newspaper located between in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, seeks a general assignment reporter.

"We are seeking a candidate who can switch gears with ease as they will cover a myriad of beats ranging from government and community events to sports," the ad states. "Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field and 1 year newsroom experience (internship or professional)."

Send resume, clips and cover letter describing your approach to Brian Williams at bwilliams@portervillerecorder.com or The Porterville Recorder, 115 E. Oak Avenue, Porterville, CA 93257.

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Entry-level reporter @ Florida newspaper

The Walton Sun, a 12,000-circulation weekly newspaper in West Florida, seeks an entry-level reporter.

"We want an energetic, enthusiastic, internet-savvy reporter who embraces online-first, multimedia publishing to further our government/general assignment coverage in beautiful Walton County, Florida," the ad states. "In this entry level position, we want people who aren't afraid to ask the tough questions and can do so with the proper amount of diplomacy."

E-mail resume and clips to William Hatfield, whatfield@thedestinlog.com.

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Thursday, April 8, 2010

L.A. Times seeks entry-level reporter

The Los Angeles Times is hiring a hard news reporter for one of its local newspapers that is inserted into the Times.

"At least one to two years of professional experience is preferred; however, candidates with significant internship or freelance experience will also be considered," the ad states.

Click here for more info. To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume, six links to published work and three references to: John Canalis, Editor, L.A. Times Community News, South, at john.canalis@latimes.com

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Reporter @ Long Island newspaper

A chain of Long Island weekly newspapers is seeking a full-time reporter.

This full-time position involves covering meetings and community events, and copy-editing press releases for Anton Community Newspapers, a chain of 18 weekly newspapers in Nassau County -- about 30 mins. from Manhattan.

E-mail resume and salary requirements to cseaman [at] antonnews.com with "resume" typed in the subject area, or fax to (516) 742-5867.

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Entry-level reporters @ Texas newspapers

Two Texas newspapers are seeking reporters:
  • The Baytown Sun, a weekly reporter about 30 minutes from Houston, seeks a reporter. Duties include breaking news, meetings, community activities, features, photography and page design. Send resumes to Gary Maitland, PO Box 90, Baytown, Texas 77522 or gary.maitland@baytownsun.com.
  • The Beeville Bee-Picayune, a semi-weekly newspaper located about an hour from Corpus Christi, seeks a hard news reporter with some feature opportunities. The reporter also will be part of a team developing the interactive and video capabilities of the newspaper’s website, www.mysoutex.com. Send resumes, some work samples and three work references to apply@endeavorsky.com.

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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 www.siouxcityjournal.com/app/workhere. 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 mitchpughsiouxcityjournal.com. No phone calls.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Reporter openings @ Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte Observer, a 210,000-circulation daily newspaper, has several openings:
It sounds like they're willing to consider young journalists -- "College degree in journalism required as well as 1 to 3 years experience at college newspaper and/or magazine plus summer publication/online internships," the ad states.

Click on above links to apply online.

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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Features writer @ Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot, a 180,000 circulation daily newspaper in Norfolk, Va., seeks a features reporter in its Richmond bureau.

Here's the job description: "Through their reporting and writing, staff reporter works to uncover and write clear and compelling stories about Richmond that will inform, engage and enlighten Style’s readers."

Applicants should a bachelor's degree, at least one year of experience, multimedia skills and knowledge of Richmond. Apply online.

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Entry-level reporter @ NYC weekly paper

The Bronx Times, a 40,000-circulation weekly newspaper in New York City, is seeking an entry-level reporter to cover several urban and community issues.

Job includes complete Benefits package, 401k, and paid vacation. To apply, send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to nyposthr@nypost.com.


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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 llewis@troyrecord.com. 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 kwanfried@oneidadispatch.com.

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Friday, November 27, 2009

Entry-level Bay Area journalism jobs

Three San Francisco Area newspapers have entry-level openings:
  • The North Bay Business Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers San Francisco business news, seeks a reporter/staff writer. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree, multimedia skills and at least one year experience with a community newspaper or two years with a college newspaper. Submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers.nytco.com under "Search All Openings". Select Weekly Newspaper Reporter- or enter 1001180 in the job opening ID field.
  • The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, an 85,000-circulation daily newspaper about 1 hour north of San Francisco, seeks a part-time news researcher. "Index and archive daily news and photos into archival systems," the job description states. "Provide research using online vendors, Internet, print materials, databases and local contacts. Collect and evaluate effective research tools for news staff. Conduct training sessions for news staff to improve and update search strategies and skills." Submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers.nytco.com under “Search All Openings”. Select News Researcher - Part time 1001179.
  • The Petaluma Argus Courier, a weekly newspaper located about 45 minutes north of San Francisco, seeks a reporter. The reporter will primarily research and write stories about city government and issues involving business, development, water and transportation. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and at least one year experience with a community newspaper or two years with a college newspaper. To be considered for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers.nytco.com under “Search All Openings”. Select Weekly Newspaper Reporter- or enter 1001177 in the job opening ID field.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporter jobs

  • AUSTIN, TX: The Taylor Daily Press, a small daily newspaper located about 45 minutes from Austin, seeks a full-time reporter. "This position requires a well-rounded approach to community news, covering city and school district business, as well as student news, community and business features," the ad states. "Photography skills important." Send resume and three writing samples to publisher@taylordailypress.net or mail to 211 W. Third St., Taylor, TX 76574, attn. Mike Eddleman.
  • BOSTON: The Bulletin Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in Boston, seeks full-time reporter to work out of its Hyde Park office. "The job entails writing 8-10 stories a week, developing story ideas and attending neighborhood meetings -- some of which take place in the evening," the ad states. "A car is required. Experience with a weekly or daily newspaper is preferred. No out of state resumes will be considered." Salary is $24,000 to start with pay raise after 90 days. Some benefits. E-mail resume and two or three writing samples to swachtler@bulletinnewspapers.com.
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C.: The Observer News Enterprise, a small daily newspaper located about an hour northwest of Charlotte, seeks a news reporter. "This position would be a perfect opportunity for a recent graduate looking to launch their career..." the ad states. "This position will complete general assignment work, as well as specific beat assignments." E-mail resume to onepublisher@charter.net.
  • SAN FRANCISCO: The Petaluma Argus Courier, a weekly newspaper located about 45 minutes north of San Francisco, seeks a reporter. The reporter will primarily research and write stories about city government and issues involving business, development, water and transportation. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and at least one year experience with a community newspaper or two years with a college newspaper. To be considered for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to: https://careers.nytco.com under “Search All Openings”. Select Weekly Newspaper Reporter- or enter 1001177 in the job opening ID field.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Paid summer internships @ Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot, a 170,000-circulation daily newspaper in Norfolk, Va., is accepting applications for paid summer internships.

Internships are 12 weeks, pay $600 per week, and available for reporters, copy editors, photographers, and page designers.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 1.

Here's more info from the newspaper:

Our internships are highly competitive. Therefore, experience working on a college newspaper is a must, and a previous internship at a daily paper is a plus. Reporters and photographers will need a car. Juniors and seniors are preferred, but sophomores and graduate students also are eligible.

The Pilot selects six interns, who will be notified by early February 2010. The pay is $600 a week. All internships run for 12 weeks, except for the one on the sports desk that lasts for six months. Interns will have regular opportunities to meet with The Pilot's editors and other newsroom professionals to talk about their career options.

Questions? E-mail denise.bridges@pilotonline.com, call 757.446.2456, or fax 757.446.2414. Please do NOT send completed packets by e-mail.

TO APPLY
1. Submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three references.

2. Reporters, copy editors and designers should include eight to ten published work samples showing the range of your best writing, page layout or headline writing. You may include a CD to accompany your packet or add links, but we still must see examples of your published work as it appeared in print.

3. Photographers should submit a print portfolio or CD that includes at least 20 samples of published photographs.

4. Send completed packet to: Denise Bridges, Director of Staff Development, The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS DEC. 1, 2009. Packets postmarked after Dec. 1 will NOT be considered.

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Reporter @ Nashville Tennessean

The Nashville Tennessean, a 161,000-circulation newspaper in Tennessee's capital city, seeks a news reporter.

Applicants should have at least two years experience. Multimedia and investigative skills a plus. Pay is up to $50,000.

Apply online.

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Reporter @ Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Richmond Times-Dispatch, a 185,000-circulation daily newspaper in Virginia's capital, seeks a reporter.

"Produce compelling content for readers of our print and digital products," the ad states. "This includes breaking news, features, enterprise reporting and event coverage in addition to blogging and other interactive storytelling formats. Night and weekend work are required."

Two-plus years experience at a daily newspaper is required. Apply online.

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Reporter @ Seattle area newspaper

The Snoqualmie Valley Record, a weekly 4,500-circulation newspaper about 30 miles from Seattle, seeks a full-time print and online media reporter.

"We are looking for a person who understands and is eager to cover community news, including council, and school-district developments, and general-assignment stories," the ad states. "The successful candidate will be expected to take photographs to illustrate their stories, so experience with a digital camera is required. Duties also include assisting with computerized page layout ... We offer a great work environment, excellent health benefits, 401K, paid vacations and holidays."

Send resume, cover letter and a few writing samples to: Sound Publishing, Inc.; 19426 68th Avenue S.; Kent, WA 98032; ATTN: HR/SVR. Or e-mail to hreast@soundpublishing.com

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Reporter @ Raleigh News & Observer

The Raleigh News & Observer, a 157,000-circulation daily newspaper in North Carolina, seeks a reporter/copy editor.

The journalist will cover community news for the Cary/Southwest Wake section and copy edit stories. In addition, some photography and blogging will be involved. "At least three years of experience at a community or daily newspaper required," the ad states.

Apply online.

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Reporter @ Cleveland area newspaper

The Medina Sun News, an 11,000-circulation weekly newspaper located about 40 minutes from Cleveland, seeks a general assignment reporter.

Send resume and cover letter to Editor Mark Morilak at mmorilak@sunnews.com.

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N.C. newspapers seeking reporters

A few North Carolina newspapers are seeking reporters. These may be good places for young journalists to apply:
  • The Smoky Mountain News, a 16,000-circulation free weekly in Waynesville, seeks a reporter "adept at enterprise and investigative stories who also values watchdog coverage of county and town boards." Send resume to info@smokymountainnews.com.
  • The Lumberton Robesonian, a 14,000-circulation daily newspaper in southeastern North Carolina, seeks a sports reporter. "Coverage is mostly high school, with some coverage of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke," the ad states. Pay is competitive and includes benefits. Send clips and resume to Editor Donnie Douglas at ddouglas@heartlandpublications.com.
  • The Benson-Four Oaks News in Review, a twice-weekly newspaper in Johnston County, seeks a general assignment reporter. "This job would be good for a print journalist who prefers covering a wide variety of activities, as well as possibly improving already-good skills and even learning new ones," the ad states. Send resumes, samples and references to mld1sp@aol.com.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporter jobs

Several newspapers, including some in large cities, are seeking entry-level reporters:
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana: The Advocate, a 95,000-circulation daily newspaper is offering two-year paid internships for recent graduates. Send resumes and clips to hr@theadvocate.com.
  • Salt Lake City, Utah: The Deseret News, a 70,000-circulation statewide daily newspaper in Utah, seeks reporters for its city desk. Send a resume and published clips to Tad Walch, City Editor at twalch@desnews.com.
  • Houston, Texas: Houston Community Newspapers, a newspaper chain in Houston, seeks a news reporter and sports reporter to cover Northwest Houston. Send resume and writing samples to jobs@hcnonline.com, or fax to (281) 668-1126.
  • Syracuse, New York: The Oneida Dispatch, a 23,00-circulation daily newspaper located about 40 minutes from Syracuse, will soon have an opening for an entry-level reporter. Send resume and clips to Managing Editor Kurt Wanfried at kwanfried@oneidadispatch.com.


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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Sports reporter @ Austin area paper

The North Lake Travis Log, a 5,900-circulation weekly newspaper located in the Austin area, seeks a full-time reporter to "cover sports, meetings and events, write stories, paginate and proofread newspaper pages."

Apply online.


Location: Austin, Texas

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Reporter @ Northern Calif. newspaper

Sonoma West Publishers, a group of three newspapers in Sonoma County, seeks an entry-level news reporter. Starting salary is $28,000.

"We are seeking a community-minded journalist to help cover, define and present the local news to a very active readership in northern Sonoma County at The Healdsburg Tribune and The Windsor Times," the ad states. "This position includes regular news beat assignments in schools, government, and community groups. This is an immediate opening. Send resumé and 3-5 published clips or samples of your journalism."

Apply online.

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Entry-level reporter @ NYC weekly paper

The Queens Tribune, a 146,000-circulation weekly newspaper in New York City, is seeking an entry-level reporter. The ad specifically mentions that invites applications from "recent graduates."

"The reporter will be required to cover a beat, write news and features, meet tight deadlines, pitch story ideas, copy edit, take photos, proofread and participate in our growing blog," the ad states. "A dedicated and patient editorial staff will train the right person, although experience is a plus."

Applicants must have a car and should e-mail resumes and clips to editor@queenstribune.com.

EDIT: It's the Tribune, not the Chronicle. Thanks for the correction.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ Conn. newspaper

Brooks Community Newspapers, a Connecticut-based newspaper chain, is looking for a full-time reporter to write news and feature stories for its twice-weekly newspapers, the Fairfield Citizen and the Westport News.

The ad seems to be directed at recent grads. "Great opportunity to learn the business, hone skills and build a portfolio," it states. "Recent internship a plus."

Send resume and sample clips by mail to Frances Moore, Editor, Fairfield Citizen and Westport News, 220 Carter Henry Drive , Fairfield 06824 ; by fax to 203-255-0456; or by e-mail to fmoore@bcnnew.com.

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Newspaper reporters in Central Texas

A couple newspapers in Central Texas are seeking reporters. These may be good fits for young journalists:
  • The Killeen Daily Herald, a 25,000-circulation daily newspaper located about an hour from Austin, seeks news reporters and a sports reporter. E-mail your resume and a cover letter to personnel@kdhnews.com.
  • The Cleburne Times-Review, a small daily newspaper located 25 miles south of Fort Worth, seeks a general assignment reporter. Send cover letter, resume, references and work samples to Managing Editor Dale Gosser, P.O. Box 1569, Cleburne, TX, 76033, fax them to 817-357-8031, or e-mail to dgosser@trcle.com.

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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Newspaper reporter in Washington state

The Marysville Globe and Arlington Times, weekly newspapers located in northwest Washington state, seek a full-time news reporter.

"The ideal candidate understands the workings of a community newspaper and must have a journalism degree or equivalent experience, a reliable vehicle and a desire to excel in journalism," the ad states. "You will be required to cover local news and events and write penetrating features on topics as varied as the environment, business and health care."

Job includes health benefits, 401K, paid vacations and holidays. By July 10, send your resume, cover letter and a few writing samples to: Sound Publishing, Inc.; 19426 68th Avenue S. Kent, WA 98032; ATTN: HR/ATR. Or E-mail to hreast@soundpublishing.com

Location: Kent, Washington

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporters in Northeast

A couple newspapers in northeastern states are seeking young reporters:
  • Pennsylvania: The Towanda Daily & Sunday Review, a small daily newspaper in northeast Pennsylvania, seeks a reporter to cover local news and features. "Some professional experience preferred but sharp grads who worked on a college paper are encouraged to apply," the ad states. E-mail cover letter, resume, six best clips, and three professional references to Ronald W. Hosie, editor, The Daily & Sunday Review, at rhosie@thedailyreview.com
  • New Jersey: The Princeton Packet, a semi-weekly newspaper about an hour from Philadelphia, seeks a staff writer. "Job involves news and feature writing, including municipal and school board night meeting coverage," the ad states. "Ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree and have 1+​ years of news writing experience, computer literacy and typing proficiency ... Local candidates preferred." E-mail resume and writing samples to: vmonaco@​centraljersey.​com.​
Location: United States

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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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Friday, June 19, 2009

Cover NBA for West Coast newspaper

The Columbian, a 45,000-circulation daily newspaper in southwest Washington state, seeks a sports reporter to cover the Portland Trail Blazers.

"We are looking for a writer with at least four years of experience in the Sports department of a daily paper, someone who can produce compelling features, in-depth game stories, intriguing columns, and insightful enterprise pieces from the Blazer beat and beyond," the ad states. "You must possess the ability to communicate clearly, quickly and accurately on deadline, while thriving in a competitive market."

Send cover letter with salary history, resume and 10 clips to:
The Columbian, P.O. Box 180, Vancouver , WA 98660-0180; or email jobs@columbian.com

Location: Vancouver, Washington

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Reporter @ Bangor Daily News

The Bangor Daily News, a 60,000-circulation daily newspaper in Maine, seeks a bureau reporter.

"The successful candidate will provide coverage of breaking news and important local, school, medical and business stories in Pittsfield, Newport and surrounding communities," the ad states. "Applicants must possess strong writing skills, a knowledge of the coverage area, prior experience writing for a daily newspaper and the ability to work effectively and collegially as part of a reporting team."

By June 17, submit cover letter and resume to: Bangor Daily News, Human Resource Department, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor ME 04402-1329. Or e-mail: jholmes@bangordailynews.net.


Location: Bangor, Maine

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Friday, June 5, 2009

Reporter @ Seattle area newspaper

The Issaquah Reporter and Sammamish Reporter, two suburban Seattle weekly newspapers with a combined 32,000-circulation, seek a full-time reporter. Note: the deadline to apply is today.

"We are looking for a person who understands and is eager to cover community news, including council and school-district developments and general-assignment stories," the ad states. "The successful candidate will be expected to take photographs to illustrate their stories, so experience with a digital camera is required. Duties also include assisting with computerized page layout ... At least one year of previous newspaper reporting experience preferred."

E-mail resume complete with work-related references and writing samples by 4 p.m. June 5 to hreast@soundpublishing.com.


Location: Issaquah, Washington

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Monday, June 1, 2009

Reporter @ Northern Calif. newspaper

Sonoma West Publishers, a group of three newspapers in Sonoma County, seeks a news reporter.

"This assignment will include regular news beat assignments in government, schools and community groups, primarily in Sebastopol and the West County," the ad states. "This position offers offer reliable employment, salary, benefits and great communities. Computer, English, photography skills a must. Previous newspaper experience required. "

Apply online.


Location: Sebastopol, California

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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Reporter jobs in college towns

These opportunities may be a good fit for young journalists -- and college basketball fans:
  • Indiana: The Bloomington Herald-Times, a 30,000-circulation daily newspaper located in the same town as Indiana University, seeks a full-time news reporter. "Competitive salary and benefits program ... 401K, Health, Dental, Life insurance and paid vacation, personal days," the ad states. E-mail resume and cover letter and three writing samples to ksutton@heraldt.com.
  • Kansas: The Lawrence Journal-World, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper located in the same town as the University of Kansas, seeks an overnight reporter. "The reporter will respond to breaking news and write, take photographs and/or shoot video and post the news to the Web site," the ad states. "This is a full-time position working 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. with occasional day shifts." Apply online by June 5.

Location: United States

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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 chris.winston@roanoke.com

Location: Roanoke, Virginia

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Reporter @ Tucson radio & TV station

The Tucson, Ariz.-based affiliate for NPR and PBS seeks a news and public affairs reporter to deliver newscasts online, on radio and on television.

The 30-hour per week position is being offered by Arizona Public Media, a television and radio station operated by the University of Arizona.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and at least one year experience in writing, producing and reporting for radio or television.

Apply online.

Location: Tucson, Arizona

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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Newspaper reporter job openings

Young journalists and recent graduates looking for work may want to consider these openings:
  • Pennsylvania: The Sunbury Daily Item, a 25,000-circulation daily newspaper in Central Pa., seeks a reporter. E-mail resume, cover letter and writing samples to lingrassia@​dailyitem.​com.
  • Michigan: The Traverse City Record-Eagle, a 30,000-circulation daily newspaper seeks a full-time general assignment news reporter.​ E-mail a cover letter, resume and clips to news editor Mike Tyree at mtyree@​record-eagle.​com.
  • Texas: The San Angelo Standard-Times, a 25,000-circulation daily newspaper in West-Central Texas, seeks a reporter. Apply online.
  • Virginia: The Northern Neek News, a weekly newspaper based in Warsaw, seeks a full-time general assignment reporter to cover everything from sports to courts and lots in between. For more info, e-mail Editor Maggie Hall at nnneditor@verizon.net.

Location: United States

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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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Friday, May 22, 2009

Stringers @ Northern Jersey news website

Virtual Town Portals, a media company in northern New Jersey, seeks freelance journalists for its hyperlocal news web sites that cover Bergen and Hudson counties.

"Independent contractor status; concurrent employment with other news media outlet is OK," the ad states. "Submissions to include story plus relevant photo(s) and/or video."

To apply, submit resume via e-mail to staff@virtualtownportals.com.

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ Bay Area newspaper

The Benicia Herald, a small daily newspaper in the Bay Area, seeks a full-time reporter to cover city council, crime and business beats.

"This is a great opportunity for a young reporter," the ad states.

E-mail up to three clips and resume to Editor Marc Ethier at job-rfjhx-1178769788@craigslist.org, or mail to Benicia Herald, P.O. Box 65, Benicia, CA 94510.

Location: Benicia, California

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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 khacker@turlockjournal.com.
  • 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 jsmith@dailydemocrat.com.


Location: California

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Reporter jobs @ Texas newspapers

A few newspapers in Texas are looking for reporters, including a sports reporter. These may be good opportunities for young journalists.
  • AUSTIN: The Hays Free Press, a weekly newspaper near Austin, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover a local beat including crime, government, schools, business and feature stories. E-mail resume to jen@haysfreepress.com.
  • AMARILLO: The Pampa News, a 4,500-circulation daily newspaper near Amarillo, seeks a general assignment reporter. "The community is rooted in oil and ranching, but is also ready to grow with the wind energy industry," the ad states. E-mail resume and clips to rpribble@thepampanews.com
  • HOUSTON: The Liberty Vindicator, a semi-weekly newspaper near Houston, seeks a sports reporter to cover four local high schools. E-mail resume to publisher@thevindicator.com.

Location: Texas

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

News reporter @ Tacoma Weekly

A Tacoma-based chain of biweekly newspapers is seeking a news reporter.

"The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the Tacoma Weekly’s local news coverage: contributing to weekly content of an eight-page news section including cover stories and photos/graphics; seeking out story leads; covering several beats in the city, including Tacoma City Council and Metro Parks, and other areas as assigned; assisting in design and copy editing/proofreading; and contributing articles to PCCNG’s bi-weekly publications, Fife Free Press, Milton-Edgewood Signal and Puyallup Tribal News," states the ad from Pierce County Community Newspaper Group.

E-mail cover letter, resume and at least three examples of published work to job-rkvte-1138536825@craigslist.org. Or mail to PCCNG, 4412 6th Ave., Ste. 4, Tacoma, WA, 98406. No calls.

Location: Tacoma, Washington

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Paid online journalism internships in Atlanta

The Tenth Amendment Media Group -- which operates an online newspaper along with an online news, talk and entertainment station -- is offering paid editorial and photojournalism internships. These summer positions are based in Atlanta.

"Editorial Interns will write up to 3 three stories weekly and two investigative features a month," the ad states. "Photography Interns will catch the news on film while the reporter is either present or not. Often times, we will just provide photography coverage rather than written coverage of news events."

For info about editorial internships, click here. For photojournalism internships, click here. T
o apply, e-mail us your resume and cover letter to Dominique Huff at editor@homerulenews.com.


Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Newspaper reporter job openings

These newspapers are hiring journalists and may be good opportunities for young journalists:
  • New Jersey: The New Town Press, a 12,200-circulation monthly newspaper located about 30 mins. from Philadelphia, seeks a reporter to cover municipal meetings and write features. Click here for more info.
  • North Carolina: The Northwest Observer, a weekly newspaper located just outside Greensboro and Winston-Salem, seeks a part-time reporter for beat reporting, local government and news coverage, human interest and feature stories. E-mail resume and writing samples to editor@nwobserver.com and sandra@nwobserver.com.
  • California: The Sierra Star, a 4,400-circulation weekly newspaper near Fresno, seeks a general assignment reporter. Pagination and photo experience a plus. Apply online.
Location: United States

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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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Friday, May 8, 2009

Newspaper reporter @ Boston Courant

The Boston Courant, a 35,000-circulation weekly newspaper, seeks a full-time reporter "familiar with complex urban issues, particularly real estate development."

"Two years professional experience (not including college) required," the ad states. "Must already reside in Boston area. "

E-mail resume and two news articles to Editor David Jacobs at djacobs[at]bostoncourant.com. No calls.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Reporter @ Raleigh News & Observer

The Raleigh News & Observer, a 157,000-circulation daily newspaper in North Carolina, seeks a reporter for its Smithfield bureau.

"This versatile reporter will cover a variety of stories from municipal government and police issue to local features," the ad states.

Bachelors degree required and at least one year of experience at a community or daily newspaper preferred.

Click here to apply online.


Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ Virginia newspaper

The Danville (Va.) Register & Bee, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper located between Roanoke and Raleigh, seeks a full-time reporter.

"You need a good background, with a journalism degree and internship experience, or maybe a year or so at a small paper," the ad states. "This is a full-time job with excellent benefits, covering not only breaking news for print and web but also a range of other stories as needed."

To apply, send resume and clips to Robert Benson, editor, The Register & Bee, 700 Monument, Danville, Va., 24541 Or e-mail rbenson@registerbee.com.

Location: Danville, Virginia

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Saturday, May 2, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ northern Jersey newspaper

Worrall Community Newspapers, a chain of 11 weeklies serving 24 towns in Union and Essex Counties in northern Jersey, is seeking a full-time reporter.

"Candidates should have reliable transportation," the ad states. "Experience is preferred but we are willing to train the right person."

To apply, e-mail Steve Proctor at Essexcty@thelocalsource.com.


Location: Union, New Jersey

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Job openings @ Oregon TV station

KEZI 9 News, ABC's affiliate in Eugene, Ore., has multiple openings:
  • Reporter: This is a full-time position that requires a college degree. At least one-year experience preferred. Duties include: "Enterprising, shooting, writing, editing and presenting news stories for multiple distribution platforms, including kezi.com. Creatively producing stories and effectively using pictures and natural sound to tell a story, with strong audio/video linkage. Perform live shots from the newsroom and in the field."
  • Production assistant: This is a part-time, entry-level position. "The successful candidate will run audio boards, character generators, cameras and teleprompters," the ad states. "College education preferred. Must also be willing to work early morning, late night and weekend hours."
Mail cover letter, resume, and references to: Debbie Carter, KEZI 9 News, P.O. Box 7009, Eugene, OR 97401.

Location: Eugene, Oregon

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Reporter @ Houston area newspaper

The Tomball Magnolia Tribune, a 52,000-circulation weekly newspaper located about 30 minutes from Houston, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover Magnolia and southern Montgomery County.

"Duties include interviewing, news writing, editing, photography, and some web layout," the ad states. "Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or similar degree plan, or have commensurate experience."

To apply, e-mail a resume and at least two writing samples to editor@tribunenews.com.

Location: Tomball, Texas

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Reporter @ San Jose weekly newspaper

The Milpitas Post, a 20,000-circulation weekly newspaper located just outside San Jose, seeks a reporter who can do a little of everything: news reporting, sports reporting, editing and photography.

Full-time position pays $14 per hour start and includes benefits.

"Will cover evening school board meetings, high school sports, local profiles, general assignment, some crime stories," the ad states. "Position also assists editor with copy editing. Basic photography skills needed occasionally. Previous newspaper experience a plus. Bachelor's degree equivalent or higher in journalism or communication preferred."

E-mail resume and clips to jobs@themilpitaspost.com or fax to (408) 263-9710.

Location: San Jose, California

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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Political journalism job openings

A couple newspapers are seeking political correspondents. To be competitive for either of these positions, you'll likely need to have some good experience.
  • The Tacoma News Tribune, a 128,000-circulation newspaper located near Seattle, seeks a city government reporter. Click here for more info.
  • NJBIZ, an 18,500-circulation weekly newspaper that covers New Jersey business, seeks a reporter to cover the statehouse in Trenton. Click here to learn more.

Location: United States

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Newspaper reporter job openings

A couple newspapers are seeking reporters -- and these openings could be the right fit for early-career journalists:
  • Neighbor Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in the Atlanta area with a combined circulation of nearly 500,000, seeks a reporter. "Prior experience as reporter preferred," the ad states. E-mail resume to mmaguire@neighbornewspapers.com or fax to (770) 428-5375.
  • The Greenville (OH) Daily Advocate, a 6,500-circulation daily newspaper located one hour northwest of Dayton, seeks a a full-time reporter to cover local news. By May 1 e-mail resume to Publisher David Compton at dcompton@dailyadvocate.com.

Location: United States

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Reporter @ Ottawa area newspaper

The Arnprior Chronicle-Guide, a 7,200-circulation weekly newspaper about 45 minutes west of Ottawa, seeks an entry-level reporter.

"This position requires an individual to cover general news stories, in-depth profiles on local personalities and community features," the ad states. Duties also include photography and pagination.

Journalism degree or equivalent work experience required. Knowledge of the Arnprior and West Carleton area an asset.

By April 24, e-mail resume to Managing Editor Jason Marshall at jason.marshall@metroland.com.

Location: Arnprior, Ontario, Canada

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Entry-level reporter @ N.C. newspaper

The Goldsboro (N.C.) News-Argus, a 20,00-circulation daily newspaper about an hour southeast of Raleigh, seeks a reporter.

"Excellent salary and benefits," the ad states. "Experience preferred but will consider a promising rookie with internship or professional experience. We need a self-directed writer and a motivated newshound with a flair for daily coverage and an eye for investigative and feature opportunities."

Mail resumes to: REPORTER OPENING, P.O. Box 10629, Goldsboro, N.C. 27532. Or e-mail application to dhill@newsargus.com.

Location: Goldsboro, North Carolina

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Monday, April 20, 2009

Summer internships @ NYC newspapers

Norwood News and Mount Hope Monitor, biweekly newspapers in the Bronx section of New York City, seek two or three reporting interns for the summer.

Interns will be paid a small fee per article and/or photograph that appears in the newspaper. Academic credit can also be arranged. Interns must be able to commit at least 12 hours a week, ideally on consecutive days.

"We rely heavily on contributions from our interns," the ad states. "You will not be pushing papers or making coffee. You will be writing serious news stories and other feature articles in a fascinating urban environment."

Writing and/or reporting experience is preferred, but not required. Send a cover letter, resume and at least two clips or writing samples to norwoodnews@norwoodnews.org or fax to (718) 324-2917.

Location: Bronx, New York

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Media/PR industry reporter

The Bulldog Reporter, which produces print, online and e-zine publications for the PR and corporate communication industries, seeks a part-time reporter to cover media and PR news.

The reporter will work 20 hours per week, write for a variety of mediums and be based in Oakland, Calif.

"A college degree and one to two years of journalism or related experience required," the ad states. "Online publishing experience a plus. Publisher Infocom Group offers a great working environment, strong benefits and solid compensation."

E-mail cover letter, resume and one representative clip to frankz@bulldogreporter.com. Links to your blog are a plus.

Location: Oakland, California

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NYC newspaper seeks freelancers

The Riverdale Press, a Pulitzer Prize-winning weekly newspaper that covers the Northwest Bronx and a corner of New York City, seeks freelance reporters.

"We need reporters for several upcoming special sections on home and gardens as well as weddings and other celebrations," the ad states. "Must be somewhat familiar with the Riverdale section of the Bronx."

Apply online.

Location: Riverdale, New York

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Reporter @ Cincinnati newspaper

The Cincinnati Community Press, a chain of weekly newspapers owned and distributed by the Cincinnati Enquirer, seeks a versatile reporter to write news, features and even columns.

"You will be responsible for writing news and feature articles for one or more newspapers; and may write columns," the ad states. "Duties include collecting information by contacting sources; reviewing police reports and public records; attending meetings or events; maintaining personal contacts; conducting interviews; taking photographs; and generating story ideas. You will receive assignments and compile story lists for approval by the editor; maintain and update a beat book of news sources, phone numbers and other pertinent information. Occasionally, you may assist with editing, headline writing and layout of the newspapers or special sections. "

Candidates should have a college degree and at least two years experience. Apply online.

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

L.A. Times hiring journalists for insert sections

The Los Angeles Times is hiring journalists for two of its local newspapers that are inserted into the Times. Top-notch recent grads and young journalists are sometimes hired for these positions:
  • City Hall Reporter: cover city government in Glendale, the third-largest city in L.A. County, for the Glendale News-Press. Applicants should have at least 2 years experience.
  • Education Reporter: cover private and public schools in Glendale, along with Glendale Community College. Also help with coverage in Burbank. Stories will appear in both the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader. Applicants should have at least 2 years experience.
  • Asst. City Editor: journalist has multiple duties, including serving as ACE of the Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press, working part-time as a general assignment reporter, and serving as web editor of the Leader, News-Press and Valley Sun. Applicants should have at least 4 years experience.
To apply, send resume, cover letter and six clips to: Dan Evans, Director of Editorial, Times Community News, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203-2609. Or e-mail: Dan.Evans@latimes.com.

Location: Los Angeles, California

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Entry-level reporters @ Texas newspapers

Three newspapers in Texas are hiring entry-level reporters and recent graduates:
  • The Terrell Tribune, a small daily newspaper about 30 minutes from Dallas, seeks a general assignment reporter. "Great opportunity for a recent college grad," the ad states. E-mail resume and clips to Publisher Michael Greshan at publisher@terrelltribune.com.
  • The Nueces County Record Star, a weekly newspaper about 20 minutes from Corpus Christi, seeks a full-time sports/news reporter. "Duties include covering local sporting and news events," the ad states. "Experience preferred, but not required." E-mail resume and clips to Managing Editor Christopher Maher at christopher.maher@recordstar.com.
  • The Jasper Newsboy, a weekly newspaper located near the Texas-Louisiana border, seeks a journalist who can do it all -- cover sports, general news and features in addition to photography and design, layout and pagination. "Experience and/or degree preferred but will train the right person," the ad states. E-mail resume, clips and references to Publisher Jeff Reedy at jreedy@hearstnp.com.

Location: Texas

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Police reporter @ northern Calif. newspaper

The Napa Valley Register, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in California's Wine Country, seeks a full-time police reporter.

"This position is responsible to cover police, fire and court beats writing daily stories, enterprise pieces and frequent briefs for hard copy and the Web," the ad states. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and three years daily newspaper experience.

Apply online.

Location: Napa, California

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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Journalism jobs in Boston

If you're looking for a journalism job in the Boston Area, three newspapers are hiring:
  • The Norwood Record, a 6,000-circulation weekly newspaper in Boston's suburbs, seeks a full-time reporter to begin immediately. Some experience preferred. E-mail a resume, cover letter and writing samples to job-zr3h2-1102524235@craigslist.org.
  • The Jewish Advocate, a 10,000-circulation weekly newspaper covering Greater Boston’s Jewish community, seeks an entry-level reporter. "The position requires significant knowledge of the local Jewish community and some Jewish background/education.." the ad states. "New graduates ... are encouraged to apply." E-mail resume and two writing samples to editorial@TheJewishAdvocate.com.
  • The Greenbush Times, a startup newspaper in the South Shore area of the Boston metro region, seeks paid freelancers to write "features, spotlights, interviews, events, newsworthy issues, lifestyle, historical, etc." Token compensation per article. For more information, call Therese at (617) 335-3084 or email her at TheGreenbushTimes@verizon.net.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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Friday, April 10, 2009

Reporter @ Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, a 155,000-circulation daily newspaper in upstate New York, seeks a news reporter.

The ad states that applicants should have a "bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, or equivalent experience, plus 2 to 3 years experience as a journalist on a daily newspaper."

Apply online.

Location: Rochester, New York

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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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Reporter jobs @ various newspapers

Various newspapers across the nation have immediate reporter openings to fill:
  • Delaware: The Middletown Transcript, a 6,900-circulation weekly newspaper in Delaware, seeks a reporter to cover a range of news from government meetings to features profiles. E-mail resume, cover letter and three clips to Editor Shauna McVey at shauna@middletowntranscript.com.
  • California: The Sierra Star, a 4,400-circulation weekly newspaper near Fresno, California, seeks a general assignment reporter. Pagination and photo experience a plus. Apply online.
  • Illinois: The Peoria Times-Observer, a 2,400-circulation weekly newspaper in Illinois, seeks a full-time reporter/editor. Send resume to: Times Newspapers, Beth Gehrt, Co-Publisher/ Executive Editor, P.O. Box 9426, Peoria, IL 61612-9426. Or fax to: (309) 692-6447. Or e-mail: bgehrt@timestoday.com.
  • South Carolina: The Anderson Independent-Mail, a 40,000-circulation daily newspaper in South Carolina, seeks a full-time news reporter to cover both government beat and general assignment reporting. Experience and a college degree required. Apply online.
  • Washington: The Islands Sounder, a 2,800-circulation weekly newspaper in Eastsound on Orcas Island, Washington, seeks a part-time general assignment reporter with photography skills. Send nonreturnable clips in PDF or Text with cover letter and resume to HR/ISR, Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave., NE, Suite 106, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Or e-mail to hr@soundpublishing.com.
  • Wisconsin: Baraboo News Republic, a 4,200-circulation daily newspaper in Wisconsin, seeks a full-time general assignment reporter to write news and features stories. Apply online.

Location: United States

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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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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporter openings

These newspaper reporter jobs may be a good fit for a journalist just starting out:
  • The Delaware Gazette, a 6,300-circulation daily newspaper about 25 miles from Columbus, Ohio, seeks a reporter. "The ideal candidate will have journalism experience and be capable of writing under tight deadlines," the ad states. Send resume and writing samples to: Devon Immelt, Editor, The Delaware Gazette, 18 E. William St., Delaware, OH 43015. Or e-mail: dimmelt@delgazette.com.
  • The Adirondack Daily Enterprise, a 4,100-circulation daily newspaper in upstate New York, near Canada, seeks a full-time news reporter. "The job requires digging up and pursuing news stories as well as in-depth and feature stories, writing skillfully on deadline & taking photos," the ad states. Benefits include health care, dental care and 401k. Send a resume, references and three writing samples to: Peter Crowley, Managing Editor, P.O. Box 318, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Or e-mail pcrowley@adirondackdailyenterprise.com.
  • The Daily American, a 3,500-circulation daily newspaper in southern Illinois, seeks a full-time general news reporter. Journalist will also cover sports and features and do some photojournalism and video shooting. E-mail resume and writing samples to publisher@dailyamericannews.com. Or mail materials to P.O. Box 617, Attn: Mr. Lynn Kidd, West Frankfort, IL 62896.

Location: United States

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Monday, April 6, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ Phoenix newspaper

The West Valley View, a 68,000-circulation twice-weekly newspaper in Phoenix's suburbs, seeks a full-time general assignment reporter.

"Must have a journalism degree or two years of news-writing experience," the ad states.

Apply online or send resume to: Editor, West Valley View, 1050 E. Riley Drive, Avondale, AZ 85323.


Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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Friday, April 3, 2009

Paid internship @ China Daily's NYC bureau

China Daily, the self-proclaimed "only national English-language daily newspaper in China," seeks a paid intern for its newly-launched weekly U.S. edition.

The part-time position is based in Manhattan and pays $10 per hour. Interns can also receive college credit. Internship will last at least three months.

Duties include: Pitch story ideas to editorial staff; sit in on editorial meetings; write occasional articles for paper and website; attend newspaper's events; prepare articles for posting on website; research and format weekly event calendar for publication; oversee readers e-mail account; assist with other editorial/administrative tasks as needed.

By May 2, e-mail resume and cover letter to career@chinadailyusa.com with “CDUS editorial internship” in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Entry-level reporters @ various newspapers

Here are some jobs that may be apt for a young journalist or someone just starting out:
  • The Clifton Journal, a 26,000-circulation weekly newspaper about 25 minutes from New York City, seeks a full-time reporter. Journalist will cover an assigned beat including municipal and school board meetings, as well as other board assignments. Apply online.
  • The Youngstown Vindicator, a 60,000-circulation daily newspaper between Pittsburgh and Cleveland, has several one-year reporting gigs available at the moment for recent graduates. Contact Editor Todd Franko at tfranko@vindy.com.
  • Hometown News, a chain of weekly newspapers along South Florida's coast, seeks a full-time reporter for its Indian River County editions, which have a 50,000 circulation. Benefits include health, dental, life insurance, 401K. Fax resume and clips to (772) 467-4384. Or e-mail Tammy Raits at raits@HometownNewsOL.com.
  • The Huntsville Item, a 6,000-circulation daily newspaper about an hour north of Houston, seeks a full-time reporter with photography and pagination (Quark) skills. E-mail a resume, references and three writing clips to Jay Ermis, Managing Editor, at jermis@itemonline.com.
  • The Dunn County News, a 5,000-circulation twice-weekly newspaper in Wisconsin about an hour east of Minneapolis, seeks a part-time general assignment reporter to cover local government, courts and police beats as well as writing feature stories. Apply online.

Location: United States

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Reporter @ No. Va. weekly newspaper

The Culpeper Times, a weekly newspaper in Northern Virginia between Arlington and Charlottesville, seeks a general assignment reporter.

"The person to fill this position needs to be pro-active and willing to not only cover newsworthy activities but get to know the community and help build the newspaper," the ad states. "Competitive benefits package."

Apply online or fax resume, salary history and writing samples to (703) 435-9754, Attn: Human Resources.

Location: Culpeper, Virginia

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Reporter @ Jacksonville, FL weekly paper

A Jacksonville, Florida-area media company seeks a full-time reporter. The reporter will write stories for weekly newspapers, such as the Clay County Leader and Clay Today, various annual specialty publications and websites.

"Candidates must be able to handle multiple assignments with different deadlines and must understand multi-media storytelling," the ad states. "You will be asked to do reporting and editorial content, conduct interviews, take photographs, occasionally update Web site content, proofread, fact check, and assist with other related editorial duties that help fill content newspaper and on web site."

Apply online.

Location: Orange Park, Florida

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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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Friday, March 20, 2009

Sports reporter @ Quad-City (Iowa) Times

The Quad-City Times, a 51,000-circulation daily newspaper in Iowa, seeks a high school sports reporter.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and possibly some daily newspaper experience.

"The ideal candidate for this job needs to be able to report for our print newspaper and our ever-growing qcvarsity.com site," the ad states. "Online and multimedia knowledge is required. This reporter also must have a hunger for enterprise journalism and exploring new ways of telling stories, whether it is online or in print."

Apply online.



Location: Davenport, Iowa

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Large Florida weekly paper seeks journalists

The Hometown News, a weekly 500,000-circulation newspaper chain that covers communities on Florida's Atlantic Coast, has newsroom openings:
  • Reporter: cover news in Brevard County. To apply, fax resume and clips to: (321) 242-1281. Or email Jennifer Stahl at stahl@HometownNewsOL.com.
  • News clerk: Responsible for community events calendar, rants and raves column and assist associate managing editor. Fax resume to: (772) 467-4384. Or e-mail Tammy Raits at Raits@HometownNewsol.com.
  • Freelancers: cover Brevard County. Fax resume and clips to: (321) 242-1281. Or email Jennifer Stahl at stahl@HometownNewsOL.com.
"This is a good opportunity to join a team with good people who care," the ad states. "Benefits include health, dental, life insurance, 401K. If you have a passion for reporting, we would like to speak to you."

Location: North Brevard, Florida

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