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, 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

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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Monday, May 11, 2009

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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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, April 22, 2009

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 13, 2009

TV reporter job in Raleigh

News 14 Carolina, a 24-hour news channel based in Raleigh, seeks a full-time television reporter.

"Responsible for developing story ideas, shooting, writing, reporting and video editing news stories on a daily basis..." the ad states. "Delivers on-air stories, including live reports and breaking news coverage."

Applicants should have a college degree and prior television news experience. Job offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement and free cable.

Apply online.

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

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Monday, March 16, 2009

Photographer @ N.C. newspaper

The Rocky Mount Telegram, a 14,000-circulation daily newspaper in North Carolina, seeks staff photographer to shoot news, sports and features.

Newspaper provides a Canon EOS-1D Mark II digital camera and lenses, including a pool 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM. They also provide an Apple laptop for remote transmission.

"Candidates should have degree in photojournalism or related field, plus relevant experience with other publications," the ad states. "Experience in producing audio slideshows and video for the web is a plus."

Competitive salary and benefits offered. Send resume and portfolio to: Alan Campbell, Photographer, Rocky Mount Telegram, P.O. Box 1080, Rocky Mount, NC 27802. Or e-mail: agcampbell@coxnc.com.

Location: Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ N.C. newspaper

This is about as entry-level of a journalism job as you can find:

The High Point Enterprise, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in central North Carolina, seeks a reporter.

"Even if you have limited experience (including college newspaper, internship), if you can demonstrate strong reporting, writing, grammar and communications skills and have a passion for intensely local coverage, we would like to know more about you," the ad states.

Reporter will "cover everything from city and county governments to festivals and nonprofits, to public safety to schools and beyond; providing plenty of behind-the-scenes human interest features; identifying and examining trends; writing about people – what they do, how they do it, why the do it, how well they do it, the agony and the ecstasy and everything in between of life."

Before March 9, Send cover letter, resume and your best six clips to Joe Feeney, city editor, The High Point Enterprise, P.O. Box 1009, High Point, NC 27261.

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Temporary reporter @ AP's Raleigh bureau

The Associated Press, the world's largest and oldest news organization, immediately seeks a reporter for an 18-week assignment in its Raleigh, N.C. bureau.

The reporter will work during the 2009 state legislative session, which has already begun.

"This reporter will join our team covering the top general news stories in the region for a state, national and international audience through accurate, aggressive and thorough reporting, and strong and compelling writing," the ad states. (Given that you'll be in the state capital during legislative season, I imagine some political reporting will also be involved.)

Apply online.

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

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Saturday, February 7, 2009

Reporter @ Charlotte newspaper

The Mecklenburg Times, a twice-weekly newspaper that covers law and business in the Charlotte Area, seeks a reporter.

"Must be experienced in developing a beat, cultivating sources, breaking news, finding stories and crafting clean, readable copy," the ad states.

To apply, mail letter, resume and clips to Amy Burroughs, The Mecklenburg Times, 1611 E. 7th St., Charlotte NC 28204.

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Friday, February 6, 2009

Openings @ The Charlotte Weekly

The Charlotte Weekly, a 44,000-circulation in North Carolina's largest city, has several openings:
  • General assignment reporter
  • Copy editor
  • Editor
"Competitive salary and great benefits offered," the ad states. E-mail resume and work samples to editor@thecharlotteweekly.com. No phone calls.

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Monday, December 22, 2008

Paid internship @ Greensboro News & Record

The Greensboro (N.C.) News & Record, a 90,000-circulation daily newspaper, offers paid summer internships: one reporting internship, one copy editing internship, one sports writing internship and one photography internship.

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of clips, layouts or photographs indicating strong news judgment, creativity, and ability to perform under deadline pressure.

The deadline to apply is January 1. Send a resume, cover letter and appropriate work samples to: Internship Recruitment Coordinator, News & Record, PO Box 20848, 200 E. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27420.

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Investigative reporter @ Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem Journal, an 82,000 circulation daily newspaper in North Carolina, is looking for an investigative reporter. You'll do projects while also covering city hall and local politics. You will write both breaking news for the paper's website and deeper pieces for the newspaper. While experienced candidates are preferred, the newspaper will also consider young journalists.

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