Wednesday, March 4, 2009

L.A. correspondent for AFP affiliate

Agence France-Presse's partner web service seeks a part-time Los Angeles-based correspondent to cover lifestyle and leisure topics, such as entertainment, high tech, new media, environment, sports, cars, tourism and health.

Pay is 1,500 Euros (or about $1,900) per month to start. "Experience in wire writing is necessary and Spanish is a plus," the ad states.

Apply online.

Location: Los Angeles, California

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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Wire service seeks temp. Stockholm correspondent

Agence France-Presse, a worldwide news wire service, seeks An English-speaking journalist for its Nordic region bureau, located in Stockholm, Sweden.

This is a temporary full-time paid position, replacing someone on maternity leave for six months from From April 1, 2009 until October 1, 2009, possibly extended up to one year.

"Together with a team of four journalists and a photographer who work in both French and English, you will be writing and editing articles about general news and current events in the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), including politics, business, culture, sports and lifestyle stories," the job posting states. Applicants should have good knowledge of both French and Swedish.

E-mail application and resume ASAP to and

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Agence France-Presse seeks U.S. stringers

Agence France-Presse, a worldwide news wire service, seeks stringers in San Francisco and Hawaii.

"We’re looking for motivated reporters who can work quickly, write cleanly and get to the heart of the story," the ad says. "You have to be a versatile all-rounder who is comfortable covering everything from plane crashes or natural disasters to news features that would be of interest to an international audience."

Send a resume and five clips to West Coast Bureau Chief Rob Woollard at

Agence France-Presse is the world's oldest newswire with journalists in 165 countries. The news service publishes stories worldwide in English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Russia, Japanese and Chinese. Its stories and photos reach millions of people every day through tens of thousands of newspaper, radio, and television and magazine clients.

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