Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Paid internships @ Las Vegas Sun

The Las Vegas Sun, a daily newspaper included as a section inside the 160,000-circulation Las Vegas Review-Journal, is offering paid internships to work on its website.

Internships run 3 to 9 months. As for pay, the announcement states: "You aren’t going to get rich. But you’ll definitely be able to get by."

Interns are needed in news, sports, video journalism and programming. "We’re looking for at least a couple of people to help us on the news side of lasvegassun.com, a journalist to help us with lasvegasweekly.com, a sports journalist to help us across all of our sites, and a video journalist to help us with our upcoming, new daily television show," the announcement states. "We’re also looking for programmers with an understanding of Django. And if you’re a designer with killer Flash or motion-graphics skills, we want you."

Applicants should have multimedia skills and a car.

For more info or to apply, click here to contact Rob Curley, head of new media at the Las Vegas Sun.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporters

Newspapers in Florida, Oregon and Nevada are seeking reporters. If you're a young journalist, these may be places to get your start.
  • The Panama City News Herald, a 31,000-circulation daily newspaper in the Florida Panhandle, seeks a reporter. "We want an energetic, enthusiastic, internet-savvy reporter who embraces online-first, multimedia publishing to further our coverage along the World's Most Beautiful Beaches," the ad states. E-mail resumes and clips electronically to Mike Cazalas, mmcazalas@pcnh.com.
  • The Molalla Pioneer, a weekly newspaper 25 miles from Portland, Oregon, seeks a reporter to cover local sports and community news. Send a cover letter, resume, clips and references to News Editor Bethany Monroe at the Molalla Pioneer, P.O. Box 168, Molalla, OR 97038. Or e-mail: pioneer@molallapioneer.com and put “Reporter position” in the subject line.
  • The Elko Daily Free Press, a 6,000-circulation daily newspaper in northern Nevada, seeks a general assignment reporter. Beats may include education, courts and government. "This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package" the ad states. E-mail resume to editor@elkodaily.com or mail to Jeffry Mullins, managing editor, Elko Daily Free Press, 3720 Idaho St., Elko, NV 89801.
Location: United States

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Thursday, February 26, 2009

TV reporter in Reno, Nevada

KRNV-TV (a.k.a. Channel 4), NBC's affiliate in Reno, Nevada, seeks an all-platform journalist.

Journalist should "be able to shoot, write and edit your own stories and feed them back to station by laptop, microwave or Satellite truck; anchor live field reports; and perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which will include Web site contribution and or newscast producing," the ad states.

Applicants should have at least 2 years experience as a television news reporter, shooter or editor. Send resume and DVD to: Human Resources, Sierra Broadcasting Company, 1790 Vassar Street; Reno, Nevada 89502. Or fax: (775) 785-1208. Or e-mail: cwalker@krnv.com.

Location: Reno, Nevada

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Sunday, February 8, 2009

Paid internships @ Reno Gazette-Journal

The Reno Gazette-Journal, a 70,000-circulation daily newspaper in Nevada, is seeking summer interns for news writing, sports writing and photography.

Internships are paid and run 12-weeks. Interns work directly with current staff members in concept development, story writing and editing as well as other aspects of the newsroom.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume and three clips (they may be online links) to Lauren Gustus via e-mail at lgustus@rgj.com.

Reno, Nevada

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