The Republican-American in Waterbury, Conn. seeks an energetic, enterprising reporter to join our Litchfield County reporting team. Our Litchfield County edition accounts for a substantial part of our overall circulation, and this general assignment position offers the opportunity for hard news, features, investigation and enterprise across platforms. We’re the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s 2019 Newspaper of the Year, the fifth time in recent years we’ve won that title, so we seek candidates interested in ethics, quality and impact. This reporter would work from both our main Waterbury newsroom and from our Torrington bureau, under the direction of an editor and a bureau chief. Photo, video, and social media skills part of the job; critical thinking, creativity and enthusiasm essential. This is a great foundation position for a cub reporter who seeks a strong start on a staff that believes in mentorship. 401K, company cell phone, opportunity for projects you are interested in and advancement. Email resume, portfolio and the reasons why we want you on our team to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Litchfield County reporter in the subject line. EOE.
The Day, an award-winning, forward-thinking daily in eastern Connecticut, is looking for a reporter who will help us continue our transformation to digital. This person will start the day by 6 a.m., covering and posting breaking news, both stories and videos. This person will also cover the cops beat and develop long-range stories off that beat. This person will also help us maintain our social media presence and be a leader on our online team. Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com
The award-winning, reader-focused Republican-American of Waterbury, Conn. seeks an up-and-coming design and copy editor. Today’s readers demand catchy, engaging layouts and accurate, ethical presentation in print, plus fresh and click-friendly news on rep-am.com. This position covers it all with your opportunity to bring your design, editing and production for print and online to the next level. InDesign or Quark skills, a love of deadline and news, nerves of steel and a commitment to accuracy, quality journalism and details required.
Learn from our experienced team; opportunity for professional development and advancement. Send resume, samples to firstname.lastname@example.org with DESIGN AND COPY EDITOR in the subject line.
Ad Sales/Client Services Staff – The Martha’s Vineyard Times
The Times has an immediate opening in its ad sales/marketing department. The job specifications might develop to match an applicant’s strengths and experience, but will definitely include sales, and is a full-time, year-round position.
The ideal candidate will have sales experience or ad agency background, an outgoing personality, an interest in media and newspapers (or, better yet — experience at a publication), experience with social media, great communications and organization skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
The Times publishes a weekly print newspaper that has won the New England Press Association’s “Weekly Newspaper of the Year” for two years running. The MVTimes Corporation publishes many other award-winning publications and websites, including mvtimes.com, vineyardvisitor.com, the annual Martha’s Vineyard Arts & Ideas Magazine (mvartsandideas.com), Edible Vineyard (mvtimes.com/edible-vineyard) and our daily emailed newsletter, The MInute (sign up here: mvtimes.com/newsletter).
The Times office, located on the waterfront in Vineyard Haven, is a friendly, open space, full of hard-working, collaborative team players. Though having staff live on Martha’s Vineyard is preferred, we will consider those who might commute.
Please apply with a resume email@example.com
Executive Editor – The Keene Sentinel
The Keene Sentinel – an independent, family-owned news organization serving southwestern New Hampshire – seeks an executive editor to head its newsroom and join its management leadership team. The Sentinel publishes news throughout the week on its various digital platforms as well as in its six-day print newspaper (weekday afternoons and Saturday morning weekend edition), and the ideal candidate must have a track record of journalistic excellence and be excited by the opportunities and challenges in today’s community journalism environment.
This person will also be highly collaborative with staff and other departments and have an ability to develop long-term newsroom objectives as well as address day-to-day news needs and challenges. The role will also require the executive editor to be out in the community as the public face of The Sentinel’s news operation, including occasional public speaking, and to be comfortable dealing with public officials, including presidential primary candidates, as well as interacting effectively with readers and other members of the public.
The preferred candidate will have experience in news management and editing, demonstrated leadership ability, strong organizational and communication skills and an ability to be flexible and work under pressure. The person must also be comfortable with content management systems and other newsroom software, and familiarity with BLOX and InDesign is a plus.
The executive editor is a full-time, salaried position and reports directly to the publisher.
The Sentinel is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and an excellent working environment.
Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.