April 30, 2009

Paid business journalism internship

InvestmentWires, a news website that covers finance, is offering a paid summer reporting internship. The position is based in New York City and starts May 14.

"Your duties will include: scanning a variety of news sources; identifying and reporting on breaking news; writing original content, including exclusive stories; developing industry sources; and editing colleagues' stories and headlines," the ad states. "Ideal candidates should: have solid typing and writing skills; be comfortable on the telephone; possess (or be on track to completing) a Bachelor's degree; and be ready and willing to learn. "

E-mail your cover letter and resume to jobs@i-wires.com.

Location: New York, New York

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Job openings @ Oregon TV station

KEZI 9 News, ABC's affiliate in Eugene, Ore., has multiple openings:
  • Reporter: This is a full-time position that requires a college degree. At least one-year experience preferred. Duties include: "Enterprising, shooting, writing, editing and presenting news stories for multiple distribution platforms, including kezi.com. Creatively producing stories and effectively using pictures and natural sound to tell a story, with strong audio/video linkage. Perform live shots from the newsroom and in the field."
  • Production assistant: This is a part-time, entry-level position. "The successful candidate will run audio boards, character generators, cameras and teleprompters," the ad states. "College education preferred. Must also be willing to work early morning, late night and weekend hours."
Mail cover letter, resume, and references to: Debbie Carter, KEZI 9 News, P.O. Box 7009, Eugene, OR 97401.

Location: Eugene, Oregon

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Editorial asst. @ D.C. area newspaper

The Arlington (Va.) Catholic Herald, a 61,000-circulation weekly newspaper that covers the local Catholic community, seeks a full-time editorial assistant.

The entry-level position is based in Arlington, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
Duties include copy editing, typesetting, proofreading, compiling calendar columns, coordinating column schedules, occasional layout, and writing as assigned.

"Good benefits, shuttle to Ballston Metro and free parking," the ad states. "Salary commensurate with experience."

a cover letter and resume to: Editor, Arlington Catholic Herald, 200 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22203. Or e-mail to editorial@catholicherald.com.

Location: Arlington, Virginia

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April 29, 2009

Reporter @ Houston area newspaper

The Tomball Magnolia Tribune, a 52,000-circulation weekly newspaper located about 30 minutes from Houston, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover Magnolia and southern Montgomery County.

"Duties include interviewing, news writing, editing, photography, and some web layout," the ad states. "Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or similar degree plan, or have commensurate experience."

To apply, e-mail a resume and at least two writing samples to editor@tribunenews.com.

Location: Tomball, Texas

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Paid internship @ video gaming magazine

GamePro, a 500,000-circulation video gaming magazine, is offering a paid editorial internship. The position is 15 hours per week and based in San Francisco.

"The intern will gain experience in online media by helping us maintain our game database," the ad states. "This person will be tasked with creating and updating our game product pages by writing product descriptions, posting screenshots, programming site indexes, updating product information, and other tasks as necessary. Additionally, there will be opportunities to aid in the creation and publication of online and print articles, including features and more."

Only students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in a related field, are eligible. To apply, e-mail your resume to editjobs@gamepro.com.

Location: San Francisco, California

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Reporter @ San Jose weekly newspaper

The Milpitas Post, a 20,000-circulation weekly newspaper located just outside San Jose, seeks a reporter who can do a little of everything: news reporting, sports reporting, editing and photography.

Full-time position pays $14 per hour start and includes benefits.

"Will cover evening school board meetings, high school sports, local profiles, general assignment, some crime stories," the ad states. "Position also assists editor with copy editing. Basic photography skills needed occasionally. Previous newspaper experience a plus. Bachelor's degree equivalent or higher in journalism or communication preferred."

E-mail resume and clips to jobs@themilpitaspost.com or fax to (408) 263-9710.

Location: San Jose, California

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April 28, 2009

Freelance photojournalism jobs

A couple websites are seeking photojournalism help:
  • Health, a 1.3 million-circulation magazine focusing on women's health, is seeking to hire a freelance online photo editor to start immediately. Click here for details.
  • Sheckys.com, a popular website about women's fashion, beauty and nightlife, is looking for freelance photographers to photograph popular new bars in New York City. Click here for details.

Location: New York, New York

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Paid intern @ AOL Food

AOL seeks a paid editorial summer intern for its Food Web page.

Internship is based in New York City, runs from June 1 to the end of August and 2 to 3 days a week. Duties include: programming content; pitching ideas; writing original content; reporting latest news/ trend stories; promotional outreach (other sites/social bookmarking); SEO; and reaching out to PR reps.

"The qualified candidate should have a passion for food, be motivated, highly organized, and have strong writing skills; web experience is a plus," the ad states. "Candidates must be either a junior, senior, or in graduate school preferably majoring in journalism."

E-mail cover letter, resume, any available clips or blog posts to Sarah De Heer at foodinternship@aol.com with 'Summer Internship' in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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April 27, 2009

Washington Post seeks freelancers for Sunday magazine

The Washington Post seeks freelancers with experience in long-form narrative journalism to write stories for its Sunday magazine. For more information, e-mail gapsm@washpost.com.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Paid student media blogger

UWIRE, a wire service that provides news about colleges, is seeking a part-time community editor to focus on student media.

"Qualified applicants will already know the college media world and have dynamic ideas on how to move campus media forward and connect it to the professional industry," the ad states. "The editor's primary job will be to help launch, maintain and promote a UWIRE.com blog designed to highlight news, changes and innovative ideas in student journalism. The editor will also comment on specific events and general trends within the community."

The blogging gig pays $200 per month, and bonuses are available based on Web site traffic.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume and a list of at least five story ideas as well as thoughts on ways to develop the blog to jobs@uwire.com. Type "Part-time Community Editor" in the subject line.

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Paid summer interns @ journalism organization

The National Association of Black Journalists seeks multiple summer program assistants. The positions pay $10 per hour and are based in Adelphi, a Washington, D.C. suburb in Maryland.

Duties include, among other things, producing publications, helping plan events and attending the organization's annual convention and career fair, which will be held in Tampa from August 5th through 9th.

Applicants must be a current or recent undergraduate at an accredited college/university. For more info, click here.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, transcript, three writing samples of your best work and a reference letter from current college professor or academic advisor to Irving Washington, Program Manager, 8701 Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783. Or e-mail iwashington@nabj.org.

Location: Adelphi, Maryland

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April 26, 2009

Entry-level journalism jobs @ PBS

PBS, a non-profit public broadcasting service with 354 member TV stations in the U.S., is offering entry-level desk assistant positions for its NewsHour program. The six-month-long positions are based in the Washington, D.C. area. Here are more details:
  • Online journalists: A desk assistant is needed to help with the daily production of the NewsHour's Web site, The Online NewsHour. Duties include: Organizing and distributing show transcripts and viewer mail; encoding transcripts into HTML; updating Web site indexes; digitizing audio; assisting the editorial and production staff with special projects. Rolling deadline. Apply online.
  • Broadcast journalists: The DAs are exposed to all aspects involved in producing a nightly television news program. This position is divided into rotations among the different units that compose the NewsHour. The DAs also act as support staff for Senior Producers, Associate Producers and Reporters and Production Assistants. Apply online by May 1.
  • Education Journalist: A desk assistant is needed to help produce the NewsHour's Web site for students and teachers, NewsHour Extra. Duties include: Writing news for a 10-grade audience; using Dreamweaver to produce stories for high school students and lesson plans for teach; updating story archives; processing photos and writing captions in Photoshop; help with writing and producing the "Daily Buzz"; assisting the editorial and production staff with special projects, such as Newz Crew, an Online Dialogue about current events. Rolling deadline. Fax resume to (703) 824-6592 or e-mail to lclapman[at]newshour.org.
Location: Arlington, Virginia

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April 25, 2009

Paid internship @ Ft. Worth magazine

Garden Center, a magazine focusing on the horticulture industry, has an immediate opening for a paid editorial intern.

The position is part-time with flexible hours, based in downtown Fort Worth, and pays up to $10 per hour.

"The intern will have the opportunity to craft news updates and possibly feature stories for digital and print media," the ad states. "Familiarity with horticulture is a plus, but not required."

E-mail resumes, writing samples and salary requirements to krodda@gie.net or smartinez@gie.net.

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

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Political journalism job openings

A couple newspapers are seeking political correspondents. To be competitive for either of these positions, you'll likely need to have some good experience.
  • The Tacoma News Tribune, a 128,000-circulation newspaper located near Seattle, seeks a city government reporter. Click here for more info.
  • NJBIZ, an 18,500-circulation weekly newspaper that covers New Jersey business, seeks a reporter to cover the statehouse in Trenton. Click here to learn more.

Location: United States

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Reporter openings @ new Ann Arbor newspaper

AnnArbor.com, a news website with a biweekly print edition that's launching this July to replace the soon-to-be-shuttered Ann Arbor News, is hiring several journalists.

Crain's Detroit Business reported yesterday that the new media outlet plans to start hiring next month. So, interested journalists should probably start applying now.

Booth Newspapers, which owns both the closing newspaper and the new website, just posted this somewhat vague journalism job ad that seems like it could be related. So, check that out and fire off those resumes. Since they're a start-up, perhaps they'll consider recent grads.

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Newspaper reporter job openings

A couple newspapers are seeking reporters -- and these openings could be the right fit for early-career journalists:
  • Neighbor Newspapers, a chain of weekly newspapers in the Atlanta area with a combined circulation of nearly 500,000, seeks a reporter. "Prior experience as reporter preferred," the ad states. E-mail resume to mmaguire@neighbornewspapers.com or fax to (770) 428-5375.
  • The Greenville (OH) Daily Advocate, a 6,500-circulation daily newspaper located one hour northwest of Dayton, seeks a a full-time reporter to cover local news. By May 1 e-mail resume to Publisher David Compton at dcompton@dailyadvocate.com.

Location: United States

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April 24, 2009

MLB.com seeks sports journalist

MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, seeks an online journalist to cover minor league baseball.

The position is based in New York City, 30 hours per week and involves working on nights and weekends.

Responsibilities include: writing Minor League news stories in a tight, deadline-driven environment; writing headlines and captions; creating graphics and photos to accompany stories. Content will appear on both MLB.com and MiLB.com.

Applicants should have one year of journalism experience, a college degree, strong writing and copy-editing skills, knowledge of baseball and experience with Photoshop and basic HTML.

To apply, e-mail resume to jlc@mlb.com with ‘Editorial Producer, MiLB’ in subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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Paid internship @ science magazine

SEED magazine, an international science magazine, seeks a paid intern to assist with its website.

The position is based in Manhattan and pays a monthly stipend. The intern will work closely with the editorial team in production of daily content and maintaining the website.

Applicants should be fluent in basic HTML, image preflighting, Photoshop and web image formats.

To apply, e-mail your resume along with a cover letter to: hr@seedmediagroup.com. Type "SEEDMAGAZINE.COM Online Intern" in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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April 22, 2009

Paid broadcasting internship in Long Island

Have a great speaking voice, but didn't land that summer broadcast journalism internship you hoped for?

Consider this alternative:

AccountantsWorld, a Long Island-based consulting firm focused on accountants, seeks a few students with excellent speaking voices to record scripts for multimedia projects.

Interns will work 10 hours per week for 4-8 weeks during the summer and be paid $11 per hour. No knowledge of accounting is required.

To apply, e-mail your resume and an .MP3 file with a recording of your voice to interns@accountantsworld.com.

Location: Hauppauge, New York

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Reporter @ Ottawa area newspaper

The Arnprior Chronicle-Guide, a 7,200-circulation weekly newspaper about 45 minutes west of Ottawa, seeks an entry-level reporter.

"This position requires an individual to cover general news stories, in-depth profiles on local personalities and community features," the ad states. Duties also include photography and pagination.

Journalism degree or equivalent work experience required. Knowledge of the Arnprior and West Carleton area an asset.

By April 24, e-mail resume to Managing Editor Jason Marshall at jason.marshall@metroland.com.

Location: Arnprior, Ontario, Canada

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Entry-level reporter @ N.C. newspaper

The Goldsboro (N.C.) News-Argus, a 20,00-circulation daily newspaper about an hour southeast of Raleigh, seeks a reporter.

"Excellent salary and benefits," the ad states. "Experience preferred but will consider a promising rookie with internship or professional experience. We need a self-directed writer and a motivated newshound with a flair for daily coverage and an eye for investigative and feature opportunities."

Mail resumes to: REPORTER OPENING, P.O. Box 10629, Goldsboro, N.C. 27532. Or e-mail application to dhill@newsargus.com.

Location: Goldsboro, North Carolina

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April 21, 2009

Journalism scholarship for Cincinnati area students

Two newspapers in suburban Cincinnati are offering $2,500 journalism scholarships for college students from their coverage areas.

The Hamilton Journal News and the Middletown Journal have each established $2,500 scholarships "to assist students in the completion of their education in career areas that serve newspapers. These areas include journalism, advertising, marketing, art, accounting and computer services."

Applicants must be at least a college sophomore, demonstrate interest in pursuing a newspaper career, reside (or have parents who reside) in the communities served by the Hamilton Journal News and the Middletown Journal and have a minimum 3.0 GPA for at least the previous academic year.

The filing deadline is May 8. Applications can be obtained from the Hamilton Journal News or the Middletown Journal offices or online at www.journal-news.com or 

Send application and supportive materials, including college transcripts, one letter of recommendation and an essay to: James M. Cox, Jr. Foundation Scholarship, c/o Edwina Blackwell Clark, Southwest Group/Cox Ohio Publishing, 7320 Yankee Road, Liberty Twp., OH 45044.

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Update on openings @ Men's Health

If you applied for the 6-month paid editorial internships at Men's Health that were announced on this site last week, you may want to re-send your materials. Ed2010.com reports that the magazine "had some email problems, so any applications that were sent did NOT make it."

The good news is the glitch has been fixed, so resend your cover letter/resume/clips to mhintern@rodale.com. And, if you haven't applied, you should. It sounds like a great entry-level opportunity in magazine journalism, especially in this economy. Three positions are available.

Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania

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Online journalism interns @ Sun-Sentinel

The Sun-Sentinel, a 226,000-circulation daily newspaper in South Florida, seeks summer interns interested in online journalism.

Internships are 15-20 hours per week and based in the downtown Fort Lauderdale offices of the Sun-Sentinel. A stipend will be paid to students who complete the internship, and college credit is also available. Most interns are hired on as freelance contributors upon completion of their internship.

Interns will assist with Metromix South Florida, a website about entertainment, and the Sun-Sentinel's GetLocal webpage, which covers local communities.

Assignments will include: Managing online events calendar; shooting and editing photos; producing daily and weekly stories and articles; and attending story and budget meetings.

"Applicants should have an interest in online journalism, Web design or photography and must possess strong writing skills, an understanding of the Internet as a tool for sharing information, and should have some interest or experience in editorial photography," the ad states. "Interns will also be given the opportunity to develop their own enterprise feature to report and produce during the internship period."

E-mail a resume, cover letter and portfolio (if applicable) to: Adam Eisenberg, producer, at AmEisenberg@Metromix.com.

Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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April 20, 2009

Nike seeks young female sports reporter

Talk about a sweet journalism gig -- have a look at this. Must be a female, aged 18-24, to apply...
"If you think you have what it takes to volley one-liners with Maria Sharapova, kick it with Mia Hamm, and Q&A over cappuccinos with Serena Williams, this is your dream job.

Right now, we’re holding open casting calls for a Nike Field Reporter.

You’ll jet set across the country to interview the most talented female professional athletes. Get the dish on what they’re into at the moment, ask the questions no one else will dare to ask, and get the last word with the biggest girls in the game.

All your on-the-job expenses (including travel and gear) will be paid for by us.
And best of all, your profiles will appear every month on NikeWomen.com."
The deadline to apply is June 15. For more info, click here.

Location: Anywhere, United States

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Summer internships @ NYC newspapers

Norwood News and Mount Hope Monitor, biweekly newspapers in the Bronx section of New York City, seek two or three reporting interns for the summer.

Interns will be paid a small fee per article and/or photograph that appears in the newspaper. Academic credit can also be arranged. Interns must be able to commit at least 12 hours a week, ideally on consecutive days.

"We rely heavily on contributions from our interns," the ad states. "You will not be pushing papers or making coffee. You will be writing serious news stories and other feature articles in a fascinating urban environment."

Writing and/or reporting experience is preferred, but not required. Send a cover letter, resume and at least two clips or writing samples to norwoodnews@norwoodnews.org or fax to (718) 324-2917.

Location: Bronx, New York

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Journalist for Major League Soccer website

Major League Soccer seeks a journalist to assist with its official website, MLSnet.com.

Duties include: Editing and posting content for use on MLSnet.com and team websites; writing headlines, captions, blurbs for MLSnet.com and team websites; selecting and cropping photos; and making judgments on story significance and arrange content into lead packages on the team site front pages.

Applicants should be Web savvy, have 3-5 years of sports journalism experience and have an interest in Major League Soccer. Position is based in the New York City area.

E-mail a resume to jlc@mlb.com. Type "Editorial Producer" in subject line.

Location: Chelsea, New York

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D.C. correspondent @ shipping magazine

Fairplay, a weekly news magazine devoted to the international merchant shipping industry, seeks a Washington correspondent for its magazine and website.

"The senior Americas correspondent will be required to contribute feature articles each week for Fairplay magazine (plus occasional contributions to sister publications), and to file multiple news briefs for Fairplay’s internet service by a mid-morning deadline each day," the ad states.

The job pays $70,000. Applicant must have a college degree and be based in the Eastern Time zone, preferably the Washington, D.C. area.

Apply online.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Media/PR industry reporter

The Bulldog Reporter, which produces print, online and e-zine publications for the PR and corporate communication industries, seeks a part-time reporter to cover media and PR news.

The reporter will work 20 hours per week, write for a variety of mediums and be based in Oakland, Calif.

"A college degree and one to two years of journalism or related experience required," the ad states. "Online publishing experience a plus. Publisher Infocom Group offers a great working environment, strong benefits and solid compensation."

E-mail cover letter, resume and one representative clip to frankz@bulldogreporter.com. Links to your blog are a plus.

Location: Oakland, California

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NYC newspaper seeks freelancers

The Riverdale Press, a Pulitzer Prize-winning weekly newspaper that covers the Northwest Bronx and a corner of New York City, seeks freelance reporters.

"We need reporters for several upcoming special sections on home and gardens as well as weddings and other celebrations," the ad states. "Must be somewhat familiar with the Riverdale section of the Bronx."

Apply online.

Location: Riverdale, New York

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April 17, 2009

Reporter @ Cincinnati newspaper

The Cincinnati Community Press, a chain of weekly newspapers owned and distributed by the Cincinnati Enquirer, seeks a versatile reporter to write news, features and even columns.

"You will be responsible for writing news and feature articles for one or more newspapers; and may write columns," the ad states. "Duties include collecting information by contacting sources; reviewing police reports and public records; attending meetings or events; maintaining personal contacts; conducting interviews; taking photographs; and generating story ideas. You will receive assignments and compile story lists for approval by the editor; maintain and update a beat book of news sources, phone numbers and other pertinent information. Occasionally, you may assist with editing, headline writing and layout of the newspapers or special sections. "

Candidates should have a college degree and at least two years experience. Apply online.

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

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April 16, 2009

Writers @ ESPN talk show

Sports commentator Jim Rome is seeking writers to assist with his radio talk show and with "Rome is Burning," his TV show on ESPN.

"Looking for someone who comes at it from different angles, knows sports thoroughly, and is hungry, competitive and driven," the ad states. "Must be willing to grind. Tremendous potential payoff and upside for the right candidate(s). Pay commensurate with experience. "

E-mail resume, cover letter and writing samples to jimromejob@yahoo.com.

Location: Los Angeles, California

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Fall reporting internship @ Newsday

Newsday, a 400,000-circulation daily newspaper in Long Island, offers reporting internships year-round.

Interns work two days per week. They must receive academic credit from their college. As for pay, the website doesn't mention any compensation; but, in the past Newsday has provided a $25 per day stipend.

May 31 is the deadline for a Fall internship, which begins in September. To apply, download an application online.

Location: Melville, New York

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Entry-level writer @ Smithsonian magazine

Smithsonian, a 2 million-circulation monthly magazine about science, culture and history, offers a full-time paid writing internship. If you're looking to break into magazine journalism, this opportunity is a rare plum.

The 6-month internship begins in July and involves writing and reporting, primarily for the "Around the Mall" department and the magazine's Web site.

"Candidates should have a proven aptitude for writing and, preferably, a strong background in science, culture, history or one of the other areas in which the magazine specializes," the ad states. "A recent undergraduate or graduate degree is a must."

By May 1, send a cover letter, resume, contact info for three references and 3-5 clips to Megan Gambino, Attn: Intern Application, Smithsonian Magazine, Capital Gallery, Suite 6001, MRC 513 Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013. If sending by FedEx or other courier, send to Megan Gambino, Smithsonian Magazine, Capital Gallery, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 6001, Washington, DC 20024.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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April 15, 2009

Hudson Valley radio station seeks journalists

If you're looking for a career in radio journalism, there are opportunities at WGNY, a radio station at 1220 AM and 103.1 FM in Newburgh, N.Y. (about 80 minutes from New York City):
  • Director of News Operations: Applicants should have a background in journalism with a strong interest in news gathering and writing for broadcast and print. Candidate must also be capable of integrating news operations with our websites as well as anchoring on‐air newscasts segments.
  • News/Broadcast interns: Several interns are needed to assist the Director of News Operations. "This position has the potential of becoming a part time or full-time paid position, upon completion of the internship," the ad states.
To apply, e-mail resume to employment@wgnyfm.com or call (845) 561-2131, ext. 250, during business hours.

Location: New Windsor, New York

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L.A. Times hiring journalists for insert sections

The Los Angeles Times is hiring journalists for two of its local newspapers that are inserted into the Times. Top-notch recent grads and young journalists are sometimes hired for these positions:
  • City Hall Reporter: cover city government in Glendale, the third-largest city in L.A. County, for the Glendale News-Press. Applicants should have at least 2 years experience.
  • Education Reporter: cover private and public schools in Glendale, along with Glendale Community College. Also help with coverage in Burbank. Stories will appear in both the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader. Applicants should have at least 2 years experience.
  • Asst. City Editor: journalist has multiple duties, including serving as ACE of the Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press, working part-time as a general assignment reporter, and serving as web editor of the Leader, News-Press and Valley Sun. Applicants should have at least 4 years experience.
To apply, send resume, cover letter and six clips to: Dan Evans, Director of Editorial, Times Community News, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203-2609. Or e-mail: Dan.Evans@latimes.com.

Location: Los Angeles, California

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April 14, 2009

Entry-level reporters @ Texas newspapers

Three newspapers in Texas are hiring entry-level reporters and recent graduates:
  • The Terrell Tribune, a small daily newspaper about 30 minutes from Dallas, seeks a general assignment reporter. "Great opportunity for a recent college grad," the ad states. E-mail resume and clips to Publisher Michael Greshan at publisher@terrelltribune.com.
  • The Nueces County Record Star, a weekly newspaper about 20 minutes from Corpus Christi, seeks a full-time sports/news reporter. "Duties include covering local sporting and news events," the ad states. "Experience preferred, but not required." E-mail resume and clips to Managing Editor Christopher Maher at christopher.maher@recordstar.com.
  • The Jasper Newsboy, a weekly newspaper located near the Texas-Louisiana border, seeks a journalist who can do it all -- cover sports, general news and features in addition to photography and design, layout and pagination. "Experience and/or degree preferred but will train the right person," the ad states. E-mail resume, clips and references to Publisher Jeff Reedy at jreedy@hearstnp.com.

Location: Texas

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April 13, 2009

Paid summer internship for environmental reporting

The Great Lakes Echo, an environmental news website sponsored by Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, is offering two paid reporting internships this summer. But hurry, the deadline is April 15.

Interns will be based at Michigan State, which is located in the state capital city of Lansing, and work 20 hours per week as reporters for the website. Work schedules are flexible. Applicants should have a record of previously published work. Multimedia experience is helpful but not required.

To apply, submit a one page resume, work samples (or links to them), a 100-word essay explaining why you're right for the job and three work or school references with contact information. Send materials to: Barb Miller, Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, 382 Communication Arts and Sciences, MSU, East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1212.

For more information, contact Knight Center Associate Director Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or poulson[at]msu.edu.

Location: Lansing, Michigan

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Night web editor @ NY Daily News

New York Daily News, one of the 10 largest newspapers in the U.S., seeks a full-time Web editor.

"We are seeking an editor who can quickly and accurately post stories and photos as news breaks, has the news judgment to showcase the right stories for our loyal readership and a larger online audience, and the wherewithal to pitch and see through longer range projects," the ad states. "Ideal candidates have a broad knowledge of news, gossip and sports, particularly with regards to what’s important to New Yorkers. Coding and video editing experience are not requirements, but are considered a plus."

Applicants should have at least two years experience. E-mail cover letter and resume with salary requirements to esacks@nydailynews.com. No phone calls.

Location: New York, New York

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Paid legal journalism internship

Westlaw, an online legal research service for lawyers and legal professionals in the United States, seeks law students to produce editorial content from statutes, caselaw, secondary analytical law and legal textbooks for a variety of media platforms.

"The position requires analyzing administrative court documents and writing a concise summary," the ad states.

The paid part-time position is based in suburban Minneapolis. Apply online.

Location: Eagan, Minnesota

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Editorial assistant @ Popular Science magazine

Popular Science, a 1.5-million circulation monthly magazine on science and technology, seeks a temporary editorial assistant.

Full-time position pays $600 per week and is based in New York City. Assistant will work on magazine's annual Best of What’s New awards program and special issue. Position starts May 4 and ends September 11.

"The primary duty entails contacting companies (by phone and e-mail) to solicit entries for the program, as well as assisting edit staff in finding and vetting award candidates, and helping art staff with photo research," the ad states.

To apply, e-mail mike.haney@bonniercorp.com.

Location: New York, New York

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TV reporter job in Raleigh

News 14 Carolina, a 24-hour news channel based in Raleigh, seeks a full-time television reporter.

"Responsible for developing story ideas, shooting, writing, reporting and video editing news stories on a daily basis..." the ad states. "Delivers on-air stories, including live reports and breaking news coverage."

Applicants should have a college degree and prior television news experience. Job offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement and free cable.

Apply online.

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

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Police reporter @ northern Calif. newspaper

The Napa Valley Register, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in California's Wine Country, seeks a full-time police reporter.

"This position is responsible to cover police, fire and court beats writing daily stories, enterprise pieces and frequent briefs for hard copy and the Web," the ad states. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and three years daily newspaper experience.

Apply online.

Location: Napa, California

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Online summer course in Media Law

This summer, you can earn 3 college credits studying media law -- all while tanning on the beach or lounging in your living room.

I'm teaching an online course on Mass Communication Law through Marist College, where I'm a professor. The 10-week class features video lectures and class discussions, which can be done through your computer. Learn about the First Amendment, free speech, copyright, libel, protecting confidential sources, getting government records, cyberspace issues and other media law issues from a lawyer and former journalist. You never need to set foot in an actual classroom.

For more info, click here. Register ASAP -- only five spots remain.

-Mark Grabowski

Location: Telecommute, Anywhere, United States

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April 12, 2009

Summer internship @ Glamour magazine

Glamour, a 2.4 million-circulation women's magazine, is offering summer internships to students in its feature department. Hurry -- Monday, April 13, is the deadline.

The 10-week position provides a $12 stipend per day and is open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who can receive course credit.

"Duties will include administrative tasks as well as reporting, interviewing, research, idea generation and the possibility of writing for glamour.com," the ad states. "This internship is in features, not beauty or fashion, so applicants should have interests in a wide range of topics such as health, women’s issues, news, politics, sex, relationships and other areas."

E-mail a cover letter, resume and three to five clips to Sunny Sea Gold, articles editor, at sunny_gold@condenast.com.

Location: New York, New York

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April 11, 2009

Journalism jobs in Boston

If you're looking for a journalism job in the Boston Area, three newspapers are hiring:
  • The Norwood Record, a 6,000-circulation weekly newspaper in Boston's suburbs, seeks a full-time reporter to begin immediately. Some experience preferred. E-mail a resume, cover letter and writing samples to job-zr3h2-1102524235@craigslist.org.
  • The Jewish Advocate, a 10,000-circulation weekly newspaper covering Greater Boston’s Jewish community, seeks an entry-level reporter. "The position requires significant knowledge of the local Jewish community and some Jewish background/education.." the ad states. "New graduates ... are encouraged to apply." E-mail resume and two writing samples to editorial@TheJewishAdvocate.com.
  • The Greenbush Times, a startup newspaper in the South Shore area of the Boston metro region, seeks paid freelancers to write "features, spotlights, interviews, events, newsworthy issues, lifestyle, historical, etc." Token compensation per article. For more information, call Therese at (617) 335-3084 or email her at TheGreenbushTimes@verizon.net.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

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April 10, 2009

Reporter @ Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, a 155,000-circulation daily newspaper in upstate New York, seeks a news reporter.

The ad states that applicants should have a "bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, or equivalent experience, plus 2 to 3 years experience as a journalist on a daily newspaper."

Apply online.

Location: Rochester, New York

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Journalist @ new NYC area newspaper

The Hoboken Progress, a start-up newspaper in nothern New Jersey that's just across the river from Manhattan, seeks a reporter/editor.

"The Hoboken Progress will publish 4-8 pages of local news with pictures every week including in depth coverage of City Council meetings, a community bulletin board, a community calendar, a pet of the week, community contact information, news from local organizations and entertainment listings," the ad states.

Job pays $700 per week to start. To apply, call Mary (201) 414-5256 or email your resume to megraglia@cbaol.com.

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

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Reporter jobs @ various newspapers

Various newspapers across the nation have immediate reporter openings to fill:
  • Delaware: The Middletown Transcript, a 6,900-circulation weekly newspaper in Delaware, seeks a reporter to cover a range of news from government meetings to features profiles. E-mail resume, cover letter and three clips to Editor Shauna McVey at shauna@middletowntranscript.com.
  • California: The Sierra Star, a 4,400-circulation weekly newspaper near Fresno, California, seeks a general assignment reporter. Pagination and photo experience a plus. Apply online.
  • Illinois: The Peoria Times-Observer, a 2,400-circulation weekly newspaper in Illinois, seeks a full-time reporter/editor. Send resume to: Times Newspapers, Beth Gehrt, Co-Publisher/ Executive Editor, P.O. Box 9426, Peoria, IL 61612-9426. Or fax to: (309) 692-6447. Or e-mail: bgehrt@timestoday.com.
  • South Carolina: The Anderson Independent-Mail, a 40,000-circulation daily newspaper in South Carolina, seeks a full-time news reporter to cover both government beat and general assignment reporting. Experience and a college degree required. Apply online.
  • Washington: The Islands Sounder, a 2,800-circulation weekly newspaper in Eastsound on Orcas Island, Washington, seeks a part-time general assignment reporter with photography skills. Send nonreturnable clips in PDF or Text with cover letter and resume to HR/ISR, Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave., NE, Suite 106, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Or e-mail to hr@soundpublishing.com.
  • Wisconsin: Baraboo News Republic, a 4,200-circulation daily newspaper in Wisconsin, seeks a full-time general assignment reporter to write news and features stories. Apply online.

Location: United States

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April 9, 2009

Reporter @ New Times Broward-Palm Beach

New Times Broward-Palm Beach, a 60,000-circulation weekly alternative newspaper near Miami, seeks a full-time staff writer.

Reporter will "produce long-form cover stories for the print edition and well-written daily blog items for the web," the ad states. "If your copy is as much a pleasure to read as it is well-researched, we want to hear from you. Preference will be given to candidates with Spanish-language skills, experience writing content for the web, and a background in newspapers or magazines."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and links to your writing samples to Michelle.Centrone@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

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April 8, 2009

Paid internship @ The Economist

Young journalists can apply for a paid summer internship at either The Economist or its sister publication, CFO Europe magazine. The 3-month "Marjorie Dean internship" will be based in London.

"This award, financed by the Marjorie Deane Foundation, is designed to provide work experience for a promising journalist or would-be journalist, who will spend three months of the summer at The Economist, writing about economics and finance," the announcement states. "Applicants may also be considered, if they wish, for an internship of similar duration at CFO Europe, a sister publication of The Economist."

It's unclear whether this internship is for Brits only; however, the foundation's website says "Interships are open to all, regardless of age, sex etc."

By April 24, e-mail a cover letter and an original article of no more than 500 words that would be suitable for publication in The Economist to deaneintern@economist.com. Or mail it to the Business Affairs Editor (Deane internship), The Economist, 25 St James’s Street, London, SW1A 1HG.

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

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Entertainment journalists @ White Plains Journal News

The Journal News, a 122,00-circulation daily newspaper in White Plains, and Metromix.com seek paid freelance writers and photographers to cover entertainment in the Hudson Valley.

Metromix is a joint venture between Gannett and Tribune newspapers providing an online guide to entertainment scenes in communities around the country.

Freelancers will cover the best restaurants, bars, concerts and more in the Hudson Valley. This means Orange, Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess and Putnam counties -- not New York City.

Send your resume, a "few solid pitches" and work samples to mbiaso@metromix.com.

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York

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Paid 6-month internship @ SF Business Times

San Francisco Business Times, a weekly newspaper about Bay Area business issues, is seeking a paid editorial intern.

The full-time position begins in August and runs three to six months. Pay is $12 per hour. Interns research, proofread, write stories and handle general administrative duties.

"You will assist a team of 15 reporters, editors and researchers in downtown San Francisco on a publication named one of the five best business weeklies in the nation," the ad states. "We cover real estate, nonprofits, biotechnology, health care, finance, technology, law, sports and green business."

E-mail cover letter, resume, two to three references and three to five writing clips to Senior Editor Emily Fancher at efancher@bizjournals.com.

Location: San Francisco, California

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April 7, 2009

Restaurant critic @ Portland newspaper

The Northwest Examiner, a 34,00-circulation free monthly newspaper in Portland, Oregon, seeks a freelance restaurant critic.

"Prefer local reviewer who can reflect familiarity with establishments over time to one-visit observations," the ad states. "Typical length 750-1,000 words. Pay 10 cents a word."

To apply, e-mail Editor Allan Classen at allan@nwexaminer.com.

Location: Portland, Oregon

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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: dimmelt@delgazette.com.
  • 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 pcrowley@adirondackdailyenterprise.com.
  • 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 publisher@dailyamericannews.com. Or mail materials to P.O. Box 617, Attn: Mr. Lynn Kidd, West Frankfort, IL 62896.

Location: United States

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Multimedia journalist @ Central Texas TV station

KXXV-TV and KRHD-TV, ABC's affiliate in Waco, Texas, seeks a journalist to report and shoot stories for both news and sports.

"Responsibilities include developing sports sources, contacts, and sports stories, photograph, edit, and report sports stories to industry standards, cover multiple stories daily, assist with commercial production as needed, and work as a one-person, self-contained news unit," the ad states. "The successful candidate will have general typing and computer skills, be detail oriented, have good spelling skills, and correctly use the English language. A degree in broadcast journalism is preferred and being bilingual in Spanish is helpful but not required."

Send resumes to: KXXV/KRHD-TV Attn: News Director, P.O. Box 2522, Waco , TX 76702. Or email to: hr@drewrybroadcast.com.

Location: Waco, Texas

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Paid internship @ popular lifestyle website

TrendHunter.com, a website that gets 7 million-plus views per month and covers what's trendy in fashion, technology and pop culture, is offering paid internships in its Toronto office.

"You’ll get first hand experience running one of the world’s most popular online publications," the ad states. As for compensation, "There will be a stipend paid, plus Adsense revenue and numerous opportunities that extend beyond the summer term."

Apply online.

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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April 6, 2009

6-month paid internships @ Men's Health

Men’s Health, the world's largest men's lifestyle magazine with 22 million readers, is looking to fill three 6-month paid reporting internships.

"You’ll brainstorm, report, write, and fact check, work closely with top editors on a daily basis, and end up with a pile of glossy clips," the ad states. "We favor applicants with experience on college publications who have also had previous internships. We hire interns with degrees in journalism and communications. You must be serious about a career in magazines. Two-thirds of our interns land jobs in the magazine industry. "

E-mail a resume, short cover letter, and no more than three clips to mhintern@rodale.com.

Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania

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Entertainment reporter openings @ newspapers

A couple newspapers are seeking entertainment reporters. Entry-level journalists may have a shot at these opportunities:
  • The Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review, a 35,000-circulation daily newspaper located between Chicago and St. Louis, seeks a reporter to cover the local entertainment beat. "While some of what we expect from a reporter involves providing copy for our Friday Life section, we want someone who can also provide lively features for page one and be available for general assignment work," the ad states. Apply online.
  • The Hippo, a 34,000-circulation weekly newspaper covering southern New Hampshire, seeks a freelancer to contribute stories about music, comedy, trends in nightlife and more. "Writer will get the chance to interview nationally recognized performers as well as up-and-coming local musicians and write stories their show their skill at profiles, event coverage and trend pieces," the ad states. E-mail cover letter, three best clips and a resume to Hippo editor Amy Diaz at adiaz@hippopress.com.

Location: United States

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Political reporter @ D.C. newspaper

Roll Call, an 18,000-circulation newspaper that covers Congress, is seeking a reporter to cover Congressional campaigns and elections.

"Successful candidates have prior experience covering elections or Congress, and can demonstrate an understanding of political campaigns, campaign finance law and the structure of Congressional campaign committees, as well as the ability to digest and report on broad electoral themes," the ad states. "Understanding of new media technologies a plus. Three to five years of reporting experience required."

Send resume with cover letter, writing samples and salary expectations to: Roll Call Inc., Attn: HR Dept., 50 F Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20001. Or fax to: (202) 824-0475. Or e-mail: hr@rollcall.com. No phone calls.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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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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April 4, 2009

Paid design intern @ Cape Cod Times

The Cape Cod Times, a 50,000-circulation daily newspaper serving Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, is offering a paid summer internship in newspaper design.

The full-time position pays $10 per hour and runs from June through late August.

"You will enter our mix of news, features and business pages, with the possible opportunity to work occasionally in sports," the ad states. "We produce our pages in InDesign. Photoshop and Illustrator ability is helpful. Your schedule must be flexible and will include evening and weekend work, as well as some weekday shifts. You should be creative, detail-oriented and have the ability to learn quickly. You should be enrolled in a journalism or design program, with experience designing pages on a student newspaper strongly preferred. "

By April 29, send design clips, a resume, cover letter and reference information to: Dhyana Sansoucie, Presentation Editor, Cape Cod Times, 319 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. Or e-mail materials to: dsansoucie@capecodonline.com.

Location: Hyannis, Massachusetts

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April 3, 2009

Paid internship @ China Daily's NYC bureau

China Daily, the self-proclaimed "only national English-language daily newspaper in China," seeks a paid intern for its newly-launched weekly U.S. edition.

The part-time position is based in Manhattan and pays $10 per hour. Interns can also receive college credit. Internship will last at least three months.

Duties include: Pitch story ideas to editorial staff; sit in on editorial meetings; write occasional articles for paper and website; attend newspaper's events; prepare articles for posting on website; research and format weekly event calendar for publication; oversee readers e-mail account; assist with other editorial/administrative tasks as needed.

By May 2, e-mail resume and cover letter to career@chinadailyusa.com with “CDUS editorial internship” in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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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 job-zr3h2-1102524235@craigslist.org.

Location: Norwood, Massachusetts

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Paid publishing internship in D.C.

Thompson Publishing Group, publisher of print and online newsletters and handbooks on a wide variety of topics, seeks a paid intern for the summer.

The full-time position is based in Washington, D.C., and pays $9 per hour. Possibility for continuing on a part-time basis through the fall semester. Only rising college sophomores and juniors with a journalism background are eligible to apply.

"As a member of our editorial team, you will conduct web and phone research for staff editors, write news articles, proofread publications, and handle other tasks," the ad states. "Knowledge of AP style is a plus."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and the names of two references to dhoffman@thompson.com.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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