August 26, 2009

Paid internship @ Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly, a 1.7 million-circulation magazine that covers movies, television, music, Broadway and pop culture, is offering a part-time paid internship in its Los Angeles bureau.

The 3-month internship begins in mid-September and pays $10 per hour. "In addition to office duties such as transcribing, interns will have the opportunity to write for the magazine and/or its website,," the ad states.

Students and recent grads are encouraged to apply. By September 1, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three published clips to

Location: Los Angeles, California

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August 25, 2009

Sports reporter @ Austin area paper

The North Lake Travis Log, a 5,900-circulation weekly newspaper located in the Austin area, seeks a full-time reporter to "cover sports, meetings and events, write stories, paginate and proofread newspaper pages."

Apply online.

Location: Austin, Texas

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Openings @ suburban Boston newspaper

The Middleboro Gazette, a 14,000-circulation weekly newspaper located about an hour from Boston, seeks a part-time reporter as well as freelancers. E-mail resume to Editor Jan Lopes at

Location: Middleboro, Massachusetts

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August 24, 2009

Freelance newspaper reporter jobs

  • Missouri: The Southeast Missourian seeks freelance writers to cover community events. "If you like to write and if you have fun going to fairs and festivals or are just interested in the daily happenings of the Cape Girardeau region, this is an opportunity to earn a little extra money doing something you enjoy," the ad states. E-mail a resume and three writing samples to features editor Chris Harris at
  • Philly/New Jersey: United Newspapers is looking for freelance journalists for its weekly community newspapers in New Jersey and the Philadelphia suburbs of Bucks and Montgomery counties. Send resumes and clips to Indicate the area in which you prefer to work.

Location: United States

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Freelance writer @ NYC TV station

WPIX, a New York television station and the flagship of the CW Network, is seeking a freelance writer.

"The successful candidate must have strong writing skills, and the ability to write compelling stories," the ad states. "Other responsibilities include overseeing editing of news videotapes, and basic research for news stories. BA/BS and 2+ years broadcast writing experience required."

Apply online.

Location: New York, New York

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August 19, 2009

Reporter @ Northern Calif. newspaper

Sonoma West Publishers, a group of three newspapers in Sonoma County, seeks an entry-level news reporter. Starting salary is $28,000.

"We are seeking a community-minded journalist to help cover, define and present the local news to a very active readership in northern Sonoma County at The Healdsburg Tribune and The Windsor Times," the ad states. "This position includes regular news beat assignments in schools, government, and community groups. This is an immediate opening. Send resumé and 3-5 published clips or samples of your journalism."

Apply online.

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Entry-level reporter @ NYC weekly paper

The Queens Tribune, a 146,000-circulation weekly newspaper in New York City, is seeking an entry-level reporter. The ad specifically mentions that invites applications from "recent graduates."

"The reporter will be required to cover a beat, write news and features, meet tight deadlines, pitch story ideas, copy edit, take photos, proofread and participate in our growing blog," the ad states. "A dedicated and patient editorial staff will train the right person, although experience is a plus."

Applicants must have a car and should e-mail resumes and clips to

EDIT: It's the Tribune, not the Chronicle. Thanks for the correction.

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August 12, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ Conn. newspaper

Brooks Community Newspapers, a Connecticut-based newspaper chain, is looking for a full-time reporter to write news and feature stories for its twice-weekly newspapers, the Fairfield Citizen and the Westport News.

The ad seems to be directed at recent grads. "Great opportunity to learn the business, hone skills and build a portfolio," it states. "Recent internship a plus."

Send resume and sample clips by mail to Frances Moore, Editor, Fairfield Citizen and Westport News, 220 Carter Henry Drive , Fairfield 06824 ; by fax to 203-255-0456; or by e-mail to

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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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Paid interns @ Dallas Business Journal

The Dallas Business Journal seeks two paid interns who can work about 20 hours per week during the Fall semester.

"Earn money while gaining invaluable experience working +/- 20 hours a week helping generate news across multiple platforms for the Dallas Business Journal ( and," the ad states.

To apply, e-mail

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