Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Freelance journalism jobs

  • Cleveland Area: Medina (Ohio) Sun News, an 11,000-circulation weekly newspaper located about 40 minutes from Cleveland, seeks freelance news reporters. Send resume and cover letter to Editor Mark Morilak at mmorilak@sunnews.com.
  • Phoenix Area: Pinal County (Ariz.) Today, a 45,000-circulation newspaper located near Phoenix, seeks stringers in the San Tan Valley Area. Send work sample to News@TodayPublications.com.
  • Boston/New England: The Jewish Advocate, a weekly newspaper in Boston focused on the Jewish community, seeks freelancers. "Journalism experience and a connection to the local Jewish community is preferred, but not required," the ad states. "College students with experience at their school’s newspaper are encouraged to apply." Pay is $25 per story. Send resume, two clips and three potential story ideas to Steve Maas at stevem@thejewishadvocate.com.

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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: andy.vandevoorde@villagevoicemedia.com.

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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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

Entry-level political journalism jobs

Politicker.com, a media company that operates 17 state political news websites, is seeking a full-time political reporters:
  • A reporter based in the Washington, D.C. area to cover local politics in Maryland and Northern Virginia.
  • A reporter based in Phoenix to cover Arizona politics
  • A reporter based in Pittsburgh to cover Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio.
  • A reporter based in Dallas-Ft. Worth to cover Texas politics.
Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. The positions pay around $30,000 and include a great benefits package.

"We want someone with a passion for the political arena and an understanding of campaigns and elections," the job posting says. "We cover inside politics for political insiders. We're looking for people who love politics!"

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