Newspaper reporter openings in Arizona
A couple newspapers are seeking reporters, according to the Arizona Newspapers Association's Job Bank. These could be good entry-level opportunities:
- The Yuma Sun, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper, seeks a staff reporter. "Write news and features proficiently, edit copy and handle related new media efforts such as photography, video and audio presentations," the ad states. Pay is competitive. E-mail resumes and examples of your work, including any links to Web-specific work, to Editor Maria Chavoya at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, you must fill out online application.
- The Lake Powell Chronicle, a small daily newspaper in rural Arizona, seeks a reporter. "The reporter job entails writing articles and taking photos to complement those articles, typing up press releases and wording them in proper newspaper style, developing charts and graphics with certain stories, laying out several pages a week, and keeping in constant contact with sources to make sure information we publish is accurate and up-to-date," the ad states. "The job might also include updating the Chronicle’s Web site as needed." E-mail ASAP cover letter, resume and 5-7 clips to editor Lee Pulaski at leepulaski@lakepowellchronicle.