March 1, 2011

Newspaper jobs in Massachusetts

GateHouse Media, a chain of newspapers in New England, has a variety of openings:

  • Full-time reporter at Milford (Mass.) Daily News: The Milford Daily News is seeking a self-starter who knows the importance of local news and feature stories to fill a full-time reporter position. This is a town beat reporter post, based in Milford, covering a range of government meetings and local issues for print and the web. Candidates who pride themselves on being accurate and tight writers should send copies or links to their best work, plus a resume to the information below.
  • Full-time reporter at The (Quincy, Mass.) Patriot Ledger: The Patriot Ledger, a nationally and regionally acclaimed daily soon to celebrate its 175th anniversary, is looking for an experienced reporter who understands the needs of a multi-media newsroom and a 24-hours news cycle. If you see a story everywhere, write compelling copy, and are ready to contribute to our award-winning multi-media coverage, we have the perfect position for you. We serve our communities with investigative and enterprise reporting, strong local features, profiles and day to day news that they can’t get anywhere else. We do it well, are recognized for excellence -- and we never rest on our laurels. If you don't either, we'd like to hear from you. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, stories and samples of your work to the information below.
  • Full-time photographer at Brockton (Mass.) Enterprise: Can you capture a story in the blink of an eye? Bring fresh perspective to daily life? Know news when you see it and have the technical skills to capture it and present it on multiple media platforms quickly and professionally? Then we have a job for you. The Enterprise of Brockton, a nationally and regionally acclaimed daily, is looking for a dynamic photographer who understands the needs of a multi-media newsroom and a 24-hours news cycle. If you love to capture life through a lens and are ready to contribute to our award-winning multi-media coverage, you may be the photographer we are looking for. We are a 128-year-old paper, 25 minutes from both Cape Cod and Boston, with a newsroom full of seasoned veterans — and we never rest on our laurels. If you don't either, we'd like to hear from you. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and samples of your work and salary requirements to the information below.
  • Full-time  news editor at Fall River (Mass.) Herald News: Rare opportunity at The Fall River Herald News, a growing and dynamic multimedia news organization in SouthCoast, Massachusetts, part of the GateHouse Media family. Management-level News Editor position will play a key role strategizing, then creating, our newsroom of the future. Desire to engage with reporters, editors and readers is essential. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, yet multifunctional; experienced, yet eager to continue learning. Candidates should enjoy polishing copy and should be able to do so quickly and efficiently. Must embrace the Web and its abundant opportunities for storytelling, entertaining, informing and engaging. You should be able to tell a status update from a friend request and a tweet from a twit. Candidates should have the ability and willingness to work well with a team. Strong organizational, management, leadership and supervisory skills are a must. Familiarity with Adobe InDesign helpful, as is experience with Adobe Photoshop. Candidates should have firm grasp of AP style. Minimum three years editing, newspaper reporting and/or writing experience. With every new person we hire, we rethink our organizational structure and aim to deliver a better newspaper. We are part of a media family with ample room for advancement. We offer a competitive salary package. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and references to.

GateHouse Media New England
Human Resources
254 Second Avenue
Needham, MA 02494
E-mail to ghmnejobs@ghmne.com
Fax to 781-433-6947

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