Thursday, April 29, 2010

Entry-level reporter @ Virginia newspaper

The Orange County (Va.) Review, a 6,000-circulation weekly newspaper located 40 minutes from Charlottesville, seeks a full-time entry-level general assignment reporter.

"Some relevant experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person," the ad states. "Photography skills are helpful, but not required. This position requires some evening and weekend responsibilities. County residents are encouraged to apply."

Job includes full benefits, including health care, dental, life insurance, retirement and 401k. To apply, send a letter, resume and clips (writing samples) to: Jeff Poole, Group Managing Editor, P.O. Box 589, Orange, Va. 22960 or email No phone calls.

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Reporter @ Cleveland area newspaper

The Medina Sun News, an 11,000-circulation weekly newspaper located about 40 minutes from Cleveland, seeks a general assignment reporter.

Send resume and cover letter to Editor Mark Morilak at

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Newspaper reporters in Central Texas

A couple newspapers in Central Texas are seeking reporters. These may be good fits for young journalists:
  • The Killeen Daily Herald, a 25,000-circulation daily newspaper located about an hour from Austin, seeks news reporters and a sports reporter. E-mail your resume and a cover letter to
  • The Cleburne Times-Review, a small daily newspaper located 25 miles south of Fort Worth, seeks a general assignment reporter. Send cover letter, resume, references and work samples to Managing Editor Dale Gosser, P.O. Box 1569, Cleburne, TX, 76033, fax them to 817-357-8031, or e-mail to

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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Newspaper reporter job openings

Young journalists and recent graduates looking for work may want to consider these openings:
  • Pennsylvania: The Sunbury Daily Item, a 25,000-circulation daily newspaper in Central Pa., seeks a reporter. E-mail resume, cover letter and writing samples to lingrassia@​dailyitem.​com.
  • Michigan: The Traverse City Record-Eagle, a 30,000-circulation daily newspaper seeks a full-time general assignment news reporter.​ E-mail a cover letter, resume and clips to news editor Mike Tyree at mtyree@​record-eagle.​com.
  • Texas: The San Angelo Standard-Times, a 25,000-circulation daily newspaper in West-Central Texas, seeks a reporter. Apply online.
  • Virginia: The Northern Neek News, a weekly newspaper based in Warsaw, seeks a full-time general assignment reporter to cover everything from sports to courts and lots in between. For more info, e-mail Editor Maggie Hall at

Location: United States

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Entry-level newspaper reporter openings

These newspaper reporter jobs may be a good fit for a journalist just starting out:
  • The Delaware Gazette, a 6,300-circulation daily newspaper about 25 miles from Columbus, Ohio, seeks a reporter. "The ideal candidate will have journalism experience and be capable of writing under tight deadlines," the ad states. Send resume and writing samples to: Devon Immelt, Editor, The Delaware Gazette, 18 E. William St., Delaware, OH 43015. Or e-mail:
  • The Adirondack Daily Enterprise, a 4,100-circulation daily newspaper in upstate New York, near Canada, seeks a full-time news reporter. "The job requires digging up and pursuing news stories as well as in-depth and feature stories, writing skillfully on deadline & taking photos," the ad states. Benefits include health care, dental care and 401k. Send a resume, references and three writing samples to: Peter Crowley, Managing Editor, P.O. Box 318, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Or e-mail
  • The Daily American, a 3,500-circulation daily newspaper in southern Illinois, seeks a full-time general news reporter. Journalist will also cover sports and features and do some photojournalism and video shooting. E-mail resume and writing samples to Or mail materials to P.O. Box 617, Attn: Mr. Lynn Kidd, West Frankfort, IL 62896.

Location: United States

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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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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Reporter @ Boston area weekly newspaper

The Norwood Record, a 6,000-circulation weekly newspaper in Boston's suburbs, seeks a full-time reporter to begin immediately.

"Job entails writing 8-10 stories a week, developing story ideas and attending municipal meetings, some of which take place in the evening," the ad states. "A car is required. Experience with a weekly or daily newspaper is preferred. "

E-mail a resume, cover letter and writing samples to

Location: Norwood, Massachusetts

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Reporter @ No. Va. weekly newspaper

The Culpeper Times, a weekly newspaper in Northern Virginia between Arlington and Charlottesville, seeks a general assignment reporter.

"The person to fill this position needs to be pro-active and willing to not only cover newsworthy activities but get to know the community and help build the newspaper," the ad states. "Competitive benefits package."

Apply online or fax resume, salary history and writing samples to (703) 435-9754, Attn: Human Resources.

Location: Culpeper, Virginia

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Reporter @ weekly paper in NYC area

The Montclair Times, a 10,000-circulation weekly newspaper located about 30 minutes from New York City, seeks a full-time journalist.

Reporter will cover newspaper's religion beat, along with hard news, features, meeting coverage and general assignment duties. This may be a good opportunity for a young journalist looking to work in the Greater New York City Area.

"We offer competitive salaries, flexible benefits and an inclusive work environment.," the ad states.

To apply, mail or drop off cover letter, resume and examples of professionally published journalism to: Mark Porter, editor, The Montclair Times, 114 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ 07042.​

Location: Montclair, New Jersey

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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 No phone calls.

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Openings @ Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, a 192,000-circulation daily newspaper, has multiple openings:
Applicants should have at least three years experience. By February 20, send work samples and resume to: Mark Gruetze, Administrative Editor, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 503 Martindale St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Or e-Mail:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Monday, October 20, 2008

NYC weekly newspaper seeks reporter

The Queens Chronicle is seeking a full-time general assignment reporter.

"The candidate should be an aggressive news gatherer, organized, enjoy talking to people and able to come up with own story ideas," according to the job posting. "Must be able to write 6 stories a week on tight deadlines. Car necessary. Knowledge of Queens a plus. NYC resident or surrounding area a must!"

The Chronicle is largest community newspaper group in Queens, publishing 8 separate editions every week, covering the entire borough with a total circulation of 160,000 newspapers.

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