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:

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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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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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Newspaper reporter openings in Arizona

A couple newspapers are seeking reporters, according to the Arizona Newspapers Association's Job Bank. These could be good entry-level opportunities:
  • The Yuma Sun, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper, seeks a staff reporter. "Write news and features proficiently, edit copy and handle related new media efforts such as photography, video and audio presentations," the ad states. Pay is competitive. E-mail resumes and examples of your work, including any links to Web-specific work, to Editor Maria Chavoya at In addition, you must fill out online application.
  • The Lake Powell Chronicle, a small daily newspaper in rural Arizona, seeks a reporter. "The reporter job entails writing articles and taking photos to complement those articles, typing up press releases and wording them in proper newspaper style, developing charts and graphics with certain stories, laying out several pages a week, and keeping in constant contact with sources to make sure information we publish is accurate and up-to-date," the ad states. "The job might also include updating the Chronicle’s Web site as needed." E-mail ASAP cover letter, resume and 5-7 clips to editor Lee Pulaski at leepulaski@lakepowellchronicle.
Location: Arizona

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Friday, February 6, 2009

Paid internships @ Arizona Republic

The Arizona Republic, a 433,000-circulation daily newspaper in Phoenix, is offering paid summer internships in reporting, copy editing and page design.

Interns are treated like staffers and get hands-on experience. "Qualified candidates will be required to have at least  2 years worth of college level journalism coursework, PC Skills, and journalism experience is helpful," the ad states.

Apply online.

Phoenix, Arizona

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Sunday, November 23, 2008

Production assistant sough for Arizona TV newscast

A part-time production assistant is sought at KYMA-TV, Channel 11, in Yuma, Arizona.

Duties include: maintaining appearance of studio; operating cameras, teleprompters, audio board, and character generator; keeping microphones in working condition and conducting microphone checks for talent and guests; queuing the anchors and provide them with appropriate times; running the switchboard and constructing graphics for newscasts; assisting with shoots, commercial, and in-studio live cut-ins; and performing other related tasks to the position as assigned.

Send application to Toby Heinze, Yuma Broadcasting Company, P/T Production Assistant Search, 1500 Foremaster Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89101. You may also e-mail or fax (702) 657-3233. No calls.

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Temporary congressional correspondent @ Gannett

Gannett News Service is seeking a temporary Washington bureau reporter to covering Congress and the federal government for an Arizona audience.

The reporter will provide breaking news, analytical enterprise and feature coverage for use in print and online, focusing on the issues and people that Arizona readers care about. The reporter will cover congressional delegations, key votes, issues hometown papers care about and legislation or regulations that would have the greatest impact on local communities.

Send a resume, cover letter and three clips to Laura Rehrmann at

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