Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Sports reporter jobs @ N.C. newspapers

There are sports reporter openings at the following North Carolina newspapers: The Shelby Star, Gaston Gazette, Richmond County Daily Journal and Wayne-Wilson News Leader. Some of these could be good entry-level journalism job opportunities. Click here for more info.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Entry-level sports reporters in South

Newspapers in North Carolina, Arkansas and Texas are seeking entry-level sports reporters:
  • The Lenoir News-Topic, a 10,000-circulation daily newspaper near Appalachian State University, seeks a writer to cover a variety of sports "Will seriously consider recent college graduates who have experience covering sports for their college paper." Send resume, cover letter and 5-7 clips of your most recent work by snail mail to Bill Kiser, sports editor, Lenoir News-Topic, P.O. Box 1100, Lenoir, N.C. 28645. Or e-mail to bkiser@newstopic.net.
  • The Alleghany News, a weekly newspaper located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern N.C., seeks a reporter for its one person sports department. "This full-time position includes covering the various sports for the local high school as well as other community sporting events as necessary." Knowledge of digital photography, Photoshop, QuarkXPress and Mac computer experience necessary. Residency in Alleghany County will be required. Send resume and clips to: Ron Brown, General Manager, The Alleghany News, P.O. Box 8, Sparta, NC 28675. Or e-mail to manager@alleghanynews.com.
  • The Texarkana Gazette, a daily 25,000-circulation newspaper on the Texas-Arkansas border, seeks a reporter to cover high school sports. Send resume, cover letter and work samples in pdf format to: Anna Johnson, personnel manager, at ajohnson@wehco.com. Ask questions to Johnny Green at 903-794-3311.
  • The Light and Champion, a newspaper located in East Texas, has an immediate opening for a reporter to cover local high school sports. "Experience preferred, but recent college graduate will be considered." Coverage of local high school sports, sports writing, and page design/layout. Send resume to jmartin@lightandchampion.com or mail to JoAnna Martin, The Light and Champion, P.O. Box 1989, Center, Texas 75935.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Entry-level sports reporter @ Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot, a 170,000-circulation daily newspaper in Norfolk, Va., is offering a paid 6-month internship on its Sports desk.

Pay is $600 for week. Deadline to apply is Dec. 1

To apply:

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

2. Include eight to ten published work samples showing the range of your best 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. Send completed packet to: Denise Bridges, Director of Staff Development, The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510

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.

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

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 12, 2009

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, June 4, 2009

Entry-level sports reporter @ S.C. newspaper

The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, a 45,000-circulation daily newspaper near the South Carolina-North Carolina border, seeks a a prep sports reporter.

Our reporting positions call for strong daily coverage of beats with opportunities for projects, enterprise and features.," the ad states. "Two years experience on a daily paper preferred, but we'll consider talented beginners.‚Äč"

Apply online.

Location: Spartanburg, S.C.

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