May 31, 2010
May 30, 2010
Legal journalism job in Delaware
"The Delaware reporter will be responsible for keeping track of events in these courts, attending selected events, communicating with editors about which events to attend, and filing 3 news stories per day on court events attended," the ad states. "Candidate will be trained to cover legal topics, and no legal degree or experience is required. However, work experience as a reporter and strong reporting, writing and analytical abilities are required to succeed in this job."
Applicants should have two-plus years reporting experience or a graduate degree in journalism or law. Send cover letter (embedded in e-mail) with resume (attached in Word format) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your e-mail's subject line should read "Reporter-DECL".
Reporter @ USA Today
May 29, 2010
Editorial asst. @ Northern Virginia magazine
Responsibilities include: Copy edit stories from staff and contributing writers; research and write short items, with some feature writing possible; assist with monthly production of magazine; update social media outlets; provide general editorial support to northernvirginiamag.com.
Part-time sports reporter @ Conn. newspaper chain
May 28, 2010
Entry-level sports reporter job in Calif.
"This is an entry level position for someone that is passionate about sports and possesses sports knowledge in a variety of sports," the ad states. "Journalism grads would be preferred, however, some journalism classes and experience working on a college newspaper will be considered."
By June 18, apply online.
May 27, 2010
D.C. correspondent for Asian newswire
Applicants should have 2+ years reporting experience or a master's degree in journalism. Send a short cover letter, your resume and two short clips to email@example.com
May 25, 2010
Entry-level TV sports reporter in Calif.
The position is for 20 hours per week and requires journalism and videography skills. The reporter will shoot and edit their own sports stories.
Send resume to Sports Director, KIEM-TV, 5650 S. Broadway, Eureka, CA 95503. Or e-mail to Sportsreporte[at]@kiem-tv.com.
May 24, 2010
Entry-level reporter @ Long Island newspaper
Editorial researcher @ S.F. Business Times
"We're looking for a well-organized person who can research everything from the Bay Area’s top commercial real estate firms to its largest wineries, then organize it in a clear, accurate, readable format," the ad states. "The researcher will also organize and oversee a selection of more extensive annual research projects the paper produces, including issues on the fastest-growing private companies, largest corporate philanthropists, and top women-owned businesses."
Send brief cover letter and resume to Editor Steve Symanovich at SFBTfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Journalism jobs @ N.J. newspapers
Send cover letter, resume, clips and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Entry-level reporter job @ NYC area newspaper
"Our ideal candidate will have a college degree and proven journalism experience," the ad states.
May 21, 2010
Online summer college 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 "Free Speech, Media Law and Democracy" through Adelphi University, where I'm a professor. The 3-credit classes feature video lectures, interactive exercises and class discussions, all of which can be done through your computer. You never need to set foot in an actual classroom.
In the 5-week Media Law class, students 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.
Online summer college course in journalism
9-month paid internship @ PC World magazine
"The intern will be tasked with assisting lab staff with their daily tasks, helping to evaluate computer hardware, writing for PCWorld.com, the PCWorld.com Business Center, and PCWorld in print, and studio photography assistance," the ad states. "The intern will also pitch, research and write blog entries and product reviews as well as participating in PCWorld’s Twitter, Facebook, and other social networking efforts."
Applicants who are currently enrolled in a college journalism or writing program are preferred, though students in any discipline, along with recent graduates or career changers will also be considered.
Submit a resume, cover letter and sample of your writing to firstname.lastname@example.org, and reference ‘Lab Intern’ in the subject.
6-month paid internships @ Wired magazine
The full-time positions last 6 months, pay $12 per hour and are based in San Francisco. Openings include:
- Reporting intern: "This position is best suited to a college graduate with entry-level reporting and writing experience in the field of journalism. Responsibilities include pitching ideas to Start section editors and assisting them with research and special projects. The reporting intern is especially involved in idea generation for recurring Start items such as Q & A, Alpha Geek, Best lists, and so on. There are light administrative duties as well, such as mailing, updating databases, and preparing for section meetings."
- General Edit intern: "This position is ideal for a recent college graduate with some journalism experience (e.g. previous internship, school paper). Geek-savvy pop culture knowledge is a must. The job involves fielding all of the email, mail, faxes, and phone submissions received by the editorial department. This intern is also charged with mailing issues to authors and helping with stories in the Play section of the magazine. Knowledge of GarageBand and a passion for music is a plus."
- Gadgets intern: "This position is best suited to a recent college graduate with a strong interest in gadgets, consumer electronics, and technology. Responsibilities include reviewing products for and assisting with the production of our GadgetLab blog. Interns also assist with research for special product packages. This is a great opportunity to get your hands on the latest tech gear before everyone else does. There are light clerical duties as well, such as responding to story and product pitches, and ordering products for review."
- Research intern: "This position is for someone with great reporting skills and a supreme attention to detail -- ideally a college graduate with prior fact-checking or professional reporting experience. The primary duty is checking the accuracy of magazine content. In this capacity, the research intern works closely with senior editors, copy editors, designers, photo editors, and writers, primarily on the magazine’s Play section, so an affinity for geeky pop culture is a plus. Other responsibilities include Nexis searches and filing copies of magazines."
Entry-level reporter @ Bay Area newspaper
E-mail your cover letter and resume, along with three clips, to: AlmanacNewsJobs@gmail.com.
Political journalism job in D.C.
"Armed with a passion for politics, both on and off the campaign trail, all candidates should have a 4-year degree, some experience in politics or political journalism, and an alarm clock to cope with the 6 a.m. start time," the ad states. "Other necessary qualifications include: strong political news judgment; quick and accurate editing/writing skills; thorough attention to detail; a deep knowledge of the national and state-level political landscape; the ability to multi-task with little-to-no supervision; a strong work ethic and motivation to succeed; a positive, good-natured, energetic attitude; a commitment to nonpartisan reporting and writing; and, of course, a great sense of humor."
Send a cover letter, resume and sample clips to: email@example.com
May 17, 2010
Entry-level TV news producer in Pittsburgh
"This is an entry-level position for an aspiring newscast producer," the ad states. "Heavy emphasis on news writing, graphic orders and video selection. Must be comfortable with intense deadline pressure and a high-energy environment. Must be well-versed in local and national news stories. You may work long hours, nights, and/or weekends, but you'll learn newscast producing from one of the most creative producing shops in the country. Involves occasional work on the assignment desk."
Send resume, cover letter, and at least four broadcast writing news samples to Code: AP-050410-PTC, c/o: WTAE-TV, 400 Ardmore Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15221.
May 16, 2010
Entry-level TV reporter in Pennsylvania
"The person hired for this new position will work at different times as an on-air reporter, photographer, and writer for broadcast and on-line platforms," the ad states. "The successful candidate will work a variety of shifts including nights and weekends. They will work as part of a traditional news crew on some evenings and weekends. They will also be asked to shoot, write and edit stories at other times ... Some experience is preferred but exceptional entry-level candidates will be considered."
Send resume and DVD to: Dan O'Donnell, News Director, WGAL-TV, 1300 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17604.
May 12, 2010
Entry-level-reporter job @ Pennsylvania newspaper
"The ideal candidate will be able to juggle daily news coverage and general assignment reporting with enterprise," the ad states. "Daily experience is preferred, but we will consider entry-level reporters with journalism backgrounds."
Send resume and work samples to: Pete Banko, Editor, Republican-Herald, 111 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA 17901. Or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by May 20.
May 11, 2010
Paid journalism internship @ NYC real estate magazine
"The internship will provide real reporting experience, and will include research and writing," the ad states. "Monthly stipend provided. Hours are flexible, but interns are expected to work three hours a day at least three days per week."
Send resume and clips to editor Stuart W. Elliott at email@example.com.
Investigative reporter @ Colorado Springs Independent
"If you’re driven and experienced, believe in great local journalism, understand what the alt world stands for, and want to work with an award-winning, progressive staff in one of the most beautiful, conservative and fast-growing mid-sized cities (625,000 population) in the Rocky Mountain region, we want to talk to you," the ad states. "A minimum of 2 to 3 years experience is required, and altweekly experience is preferred."
Send a letter, résumé and clips to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls.
Paid internship @ NYC parenting magazine
Send a resume and cover letter to Amy Beal at email@example.com.
Entry-level reporter @ San Antonio area newspaper
"We’d like someone who has some layout experience, but it’s not required," the ad states. "We have a strong focus on news, but features and photography are important. We embrace our role in your career as a stepping stone to bigger and better things and have a lot to teach if you’re willing to learn."
Fax your resume and clips to Reagon Clamon at (830) 709-0067 or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporters @ Memphis Commercial Appeal
"If you have the drive to cover a beat thoroughly, break news, and know how to quickly get command of a new beat whether it be City Hall, county government, the courts, schools or higher education, please send a resume and copies of your best beat reporting," the ad states.
Reporter @ Daytona Beach area newspaper
"Will be responsible for reporting and writing 5 to 7 stories a week," the ad states. "Must be able to write hard news, features and business stories."
Send resumes and clips (not links to Web sites) to email@example.com. No phone calls.
Staff writer @ Miami New Times
"We are looking for a reporter with the writing skills necessary to produce both long-form magazine-style stories and contributions to our news blog, Riptide 2.0," the ad states. "If your copy is as much a pleasure to read as it is well researched, we want to hear from you."
Send your best clips, a résumé and a cover letter to: Miamifirstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporter @ So. Calif. newspaper
"Daily newspaper experience is preferred," the ad states. "We are an English-language newspaper, but any candidate must be able to speak, read and write in Spanish. We're looking to fill post immediately."
Send a cover letter, resume and clips to Imperial Valley Press Assistant Editor Richard Brown via e-mail at email@example.com or by standard mail to 205 N. 8th St., El Centro, CA 92243.
Entry-level features reporter @ L.A. newspaper
"Degree in journalism or related field with daily experience preferred," the ad states. "Will consider talent from excellent weeklies and/or exceptional recent graduate. Full time; some night and weekend work. Compensation negotiable; excellent benefits."
Send resume with clips and references to Antelope Valley Press, Attn: Personnel, P.O. Box 4050, Palmdale, CA, 93590-4050, fax to (661) 267-4284, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporter @ Austin area newspaper
"This position requires a well-rounded approach to community news, primarily covering local schools and student news, as well as writing community features," the ad states. "Photography skills important."
Send resume and three writing samples to email@example.com or mail to 211 W. Third St., Taylor, TX 76574, attn. Mike Eddleman.
Entry-level reporter @ Ft. Worth area newspaper
"We need someone who can wear a lot of different hats – reporter, copy editor, some page layout," the ad states. "The ideal candidate has some experience with InDesign, and loves to write featuare stories, hard news stories and cover a beat. This position also works with contributed copy and correspondents and will be involved in all aspects of content in our seven-person newsroom."
E-mail resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail them to Steve Boggs, Weatherford Democrat, 512 Palo Pinto St., Weatherford, TX. 76086
Entry-level reporter @ N.C. newspaper
"We are looking for someone who can cover a beat, tell a story, take a decent photo and break news on the web," the ad states. "Great entry level position ... Recent college graduates encouraged to apply."
Send cover letter, resume and clips to Cliff Clark, Editor, The Tribune, Elkin, N.C. 28621 or to email@example.com.
Entry-level sports reporter @ Bay Area newspaper
Paid internship @ education website
"We treat our interns like our staff reporters -- they report and write full time," the ad states. "Candidates should have at least two years of college journalism experience, ideally at a daily, and preferably some professional internship experience as well."
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and five strong clips to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the address below.
Attn: Doug Lederman
Inside Higher Ed
1320 18th Street, N.W., Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Sports/news reporter @ N.C. newspaper
Bay Area weekly newspaper seeks reporter
"The reporter will be required to report on a variety of beats from local politics to lifestyle pieces and local sports," the ad states.
Send resume and two samples of your work to email@example.com.
May 10, 2010
Freelance reporters @ Long Island newspaper chain
Pay is $30 per story and $7 per photograph. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to editor Rich Forestano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 8, 2010
Entry-level TV reporter in Arkansas
"The ideal candidate will be an exceptional storyteller, shoot and edit their own video and be a web champion," the ad states. "He or she will bring enterprise stories to the table each day, have a passion for the news and a great style presenting it. A college degree and previous on-air experience is a plus."
E-mail resume, cover letter, references and demo reel to: email@example.com. Or send by mail to: 40/29 News Dawn R. Dugle, News Director 2809 Ajax Ave. #200 Rogers, AR 72758 No phone calls.
Business reporter @ Oregon newspaper
"Ideal experience would include some work experience with a daily newspaper and some experience with multimedia journalism," the ad states. "Specific business beat experience would be helpful, but is not essential."
Send a cover letter, a resume and samples of work both written stories and multimedia. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m., Friday, May 21.
May 7, 2010
1-year paid internship @ U.S. News & World Report
"Duties involve creating editorial content for an interactive-content project and helping to produce the Health & Science Channels on the USNews.com website," the ad states. "Editorial content generation will require a strong interest in 'news you can use' consumer journalism, especially health- and hospital-related... Web production will require knowledge of (or a willingness and ability to quickly learn) HTML, Photoshop, standard web practices, and how to use a content-management system; copyediting skills and experience in web production are definite pluses. Duties will include uploading photos, video, and articles and blogs to our content-management system; creating widgets, slide shows and splash pages; updating and maintaining science and health pages; selecting new science articles to post online; helping to produce major online rankings projects, and assisting other web producers in updating and maintaining the site."
To apply, contact Avery Comarow, Health Rankings Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry-level reporter @ NYC area weekly newspaper
"Our ideal candidate will be a good storyteller with a keen sense for news," the ad states. "This person will cover an assigned beat including municipal and school board meetings, as well as other board assignments. A college degree and proven journalism experience are highly desired."
To apply, send resume with sample clips to email@example.com.
Entry-level sports journalist @ N.J. newspaper
"Duties include page layout, interaction with photographers and developing feature stories," the ad states. "Requires familiarity with high school, college, and recreational sports. A college degree and proven journalism experience preferred."
To apply, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paid internship @ Seattle area newspaper
Specifically, they're seeking a Web intern to post news, photos and video, write headlines and teasers, moderate comments, and occasionally do general assignment reporting.
Apply online by May 15. Include a cover letter and links to examples of your work, including your personal Website or blog.
Sports freelancer @ Long Island newspapers
- Garden City Life, a weekly newspaper about 35 minutes from Manhattan, seeks a freelance reporter to cover local sports. Pay is $30 per story and $7 per photograph. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to editor Melissa Argueta at email@example.com.
- Massapequa Patch, a hyperlocal news site run by AOL, is seeking freelance sportswriters to cover all aspects of Massapequa sports. "All articles must include photos and a decent digital camera is necessary to write for Patch," the ad states. "If your camera takes video, all the better. Must have a car and be able to work with daily deadline." Pay is per article. E-mail a resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
Immigration news reporting fellowship
The fellowship will last for six months, and the fellow will receive a $2,500 stipend (or approximately $50 per blog post).
"The fellow, who will work closely with the online editor, will be expected to produce at least two 500- to 800-word posts per week, and devote approximately 12-15 hours per week to the posts," the ad states. "Aside from more topical news stories, the fellow will also develop at least one ongoing investigative story during his or her fellowship. Recent J-school graduates, journalists re-entering the workforce, and established bloggers are all encouraged to apply. Prospective fellows should be based on Long Island, or nearby, and have access to a car."
The deadline for applicants is May 15, 2010, and the fellowship will begin no later than June 1, 2010. E-mail a cover letter, resume, and three published news clips (or other relevant writing samples) to email@example.com.