Thursday, April 8, 2010

Entry-level reporters @ Harrisburg Patriot News

The Harrisburg Patriot-News, a 100,000-circulation daily newspaper in Pennsylvania's capital, seeks entry-level and young journalists for its new one-year reporting fellowships.

You will cover news in local communities or police/breaking news. The position pays $500 per week and includes paid vacation.

"These are excellent opportunities for new college grads" the advertisement states.

Send resumes, references and any clips to Executive Editor David Newhouse at

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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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Monday, February 9, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ Boston weekly newspaper

The Bulletin Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in the Boston Area, seeks an entry-level reporter to cover community news.

"Past experience is desired, but recent graduates with a journalism background will be considered," the ad states. "Must have own car and be available for coverage of evening meetings."

E-mail a resume and cover letter to Or send it via mail to: ATTN: Joseph Mont, Bulletin Newspapers, 1 Westinghouse Plaza, Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Boston, Massachusetts

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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Reporter @ Naples Daily News

The Naples Daily News, a 60,000-circulation daily newspaper located between Ft. Myers and Miami, seeks a reporter to cover local news.

"The beat includes breaking news, enterprise and issue-oriented coverage," the ad states. "The job includes some general assignment work at times. The regular work week is Monday through Friday but weekend and holiday work is required on occasion. The successful applicant will have the ability to juggle daily stories, quick turn-around postings for the Web and weekend enterprise work. Ability to shoot video or willingness to learn other multimedia story techniques is a plus."

Apply online.

Naples, Florida

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Friday, November 28, 2008

Freelancers @ York (Pa.) Dispatch

The York Dispatch, a 40,000-circulation daily newspaper in Central Pennsylvania, seeks freelancers to report on municipalities, including coverage of night meetings and other news and feature topics of local interest.

Young journalists are encouraged to apply. Send a letter, resume and writing samples to: Mark Franklin, Managing Editor, The York Dispatch, P.O. Box 2807, York, PA 17405. Or, email:

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Thursday, November 27, 2008

Northern Jersey newspaper seeks freelancers

Pascack Valley Community Life, a weekly newspaper in northern New Jersey, seeks freelancers to cover municipal government and/or school board meetings. Many positions and shifts are available.

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Openings @ Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Press, a 160,000-circulation daily newspaper in Northern Jersey, has several editorial openings:

1. Copy editor/page designer: looking for a copy editor and page designer for the Night Desk. The position involves writing and editing obituaries; copy editing stories; writing headlines and, eventually, designing and paginating pages and slotting sections of the newspaper. The schedule is nights and weekends.

2. Breaking news multimedia reporter: looking for a reporter to work out of the main office in Neptune on our breaking news team. Involves primarily police and court news. Must be able to dictate from the scene, file updates via cell phone e-mail and laptop, then write compelling narratives for the printed newspaper; eventually, this reporter would be cross-trained to take photos and produce news videos.

3. Municipal beat reporter: looking for a reporter to cover a beat of 3-5 towns, producing stories for the Web, the core daily newspaper and a variety of non-daily niche products.

Candidates should send an e-mail, a resume and three work samples to Executive Editor Skip Hidlay at and he'll route it to the proper editor.

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