Multimedia Sales Professional
The North of Boston Media Group has an immediate full-time opening at The Salem News in Beverly, MA. In this role you will develop and nurture long-term relationships with existing and new clients by providing well rounded solutions and market expertise. This position requires customer focus with verbal and written communication skills. You should be a strategic thinker, innovative, and creative in order to build relationships, network, and apply business practices. Must be goal driven and have good organizational skills. Must be able to meet and exceed sales performance goals and execute time and territory management. Background in sales is helpful, but not necessary. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, reliable transportation and current auto insurance.
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
The Berkshire Eagle, a locally owned newspaper group is seeking experienced press operators. We have a 3 dailies and many commercial print customers. Our presses are a 13-unit Urbanite and a 12-unit Community. We offer a full benefit package.
Please contact Andrew Swanton O-413-496-6140, email@example.com C 413-770-6011.
Posted August 2018
Are you a hands-on leader with a penchant for important, community journalism? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives every day?
The Sun Media Group is looking for you! We are seeking a motivated, experienced managing editor to supervise nightside news coverage, production and design of the Sun Journal in Lewiston, Maine.
The editor would supervise a medium-size team of copyeditors and designers, and would work with other outlets in the ownership group to maximize resources and provide the best possible coverage to a loyal and passionate readership.
Candidates must possess strong design, writing, editing and social media skills.
A comprehensive benefit package is included. If you are interested, please forward cover letter and resume to:
Sun Media Group
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 4400
Lewiston, Me 04243-4400
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted August 2018
We’re looking for a creative, original thinker to join our news team as the digital producer at The Keene Sentinel, a daily, family-owned community newspaper in southwestern New Hampshire. Most important, she or he will collaborate with the digital content editor on new digital content and projects and ways to connect and communicate with our readers. That includes writing for and posting news on our website and on all our social media platforms. Good news judgment and social media savvy is a must. The digital producer will also shoot and edit video stories as well as packages for special events The Sentinel produces. As part of the digital team, the producer will also work with analytics, help staff navigate social media, build the weekday newsletter, and join The Sentinel’s company-wide marketing team. Experience with Photoshop is encouraged, but not required.
If you work well with others, see stagnation as the enemy, and enjoy being part of a small but invested community, please apply!
Contact Digital Content Editor Cecily Weisburgh at email@example.com with a cover letter, resume, links to two video clips and examples of how you use social media. No phone calls, please.
Part-time staff reporter
The Eagle Times daily newspaper based in Claremont, N.H. is looking for a reporter to cover the Vermont portion of our coverage area (Windsor south to Westminister and west to Ludlow). The beat would include covering local government but also writing features. Knowledge of AP style is helpful, but not essential. Send a letter of interest and a résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Night Managing Editor
The night managing editor serving the Pioneer Valley in western Massachusetts plays a key role in the news operations of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Greenfield Recorder and Athol Daily News. The position is a supervisory role, overseeing a handful of editors and reporters and ensuring that stories, photos, headlines and web posts get a careful final read before going out into the world. It is based in the Northampton newsroom of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, founded in 1786, and a winner of the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s “New England Newspaper of the Year.”We seek a journalist with excellent news judgment and a solid knowledge of libel law. The qualified candidate must have excellent editing, writing and copywriting skills, including knowledge of AP style. The night managing editor must also have strong interpersonal skills and show an ability to work with and inspire a range of reporters and editors with different levels of experience. A background in investigative reporting and public records requests is a plus.
This position requires the ability to design pages, as the night managing editor is part of a seven-member shared desk team charged with building pages for all three publications. It also requires working knowledge of content management systems, familiarity with digital best practices, and experience producing stories for the web and social media.
This is a valued position within our news organization and is a rare opportunity for the right candidate to head a newsroom in the evening when important decisions need to be made. The position is a great career opportunity for future advancement in the field of journalism, both in print and online.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Greenfield Recorder and Athol Daily News are owned by Newspapers of New England, a family-run company with a commitment to serious community journalism. We offer competitive pay, paid vacation and personal days and benefits, including optional health insurance, dental coverage and a 401K retirement plan. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Send résumé, cover letter, page designs and writing samples to the editor in chief of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Brooke Hauser, at email@example.com.
Posted August 2018
New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism is looking for dynamic, experienced journalists who seek out and develop stories that would otherwise go unreported to help build the future of news in the Granite State. We would also consider talented newcomers, but all must be passionate, ethical, fair, accurate and driven. Freelance at first, but could lead to full-time employment. Send resume to Nancy West at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism is looking for the right people to sell ads/underwriting to build the future of online news. InDepthNH.org holds government accountable, gives voice to marginalized people, places and ideas, and trains the next generation of journalists and news consumers. The right individuals will be experienced in the media or newcomers who are true self-starters. We need creative people who are passionate about news. Commission only at first. Send resume to Nancy West at email@example.com.
InDepthNH.org seeks high school and college interns to take over social media at New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism. We want people who know how it’s done now in nonprofit news and thinks they can do better. We’ll give you the chance to be amazing. Unpaid. Check with your school or teacher first. Send resume to Nancy West at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Director and Volunteers
Are you retired or so rich you don’t have to work? The New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism needs you to help build the future of news via our online news site InDepthNH.org. Send resume detailing how you can help to Nancy West at email@example.com.
Posted July 2018
Assistant Managing Editor, Local News
The Republican-American, The Sunday Republican and rep-am.com in Waterbury, Conn. have an opportunity for you to make a difference for our readers and communities as our assistant managing editor, local news.
This in-the-trenches AME plays a critical role in upholding our high standards for ethical, accurate, enterprising journalism. The AME, working for the managing editor and closely with assignment editors, is responsible for developing the best possible daily and weekend reports for rep-am.com and print editions. Among this newsroom leader’s responsibilities:— Monitoring and keeping rep-am.com updated, fresh and engaging— Working directly with editors and reporters on developing enterprising stories both for the daily and weekend editions. This includes brainstorming ideas, assigning stories, content and line editing, and working with layout editors as they design and produce packages or special pages.— Working regularly and closely with the company’s webmaster to address concerns and develop new features— Coordinating special reports and projects, and overseeing coverage of newsroom-wide reporting such as Election Night— Leading weekly story planners and weekend meetings; tracking story ideas and keeping tabs on their progress— Contributing daily to social media efforts— Supporting the editor’s and managing editor’s goals and expectations for the news staff and the stories we publishJob requirements include experience as a bureau chief or assignment editor; knowledge and a track record of working with online journalism, including video editing, website management and social media; the ability to problem solve and multi-task in a challenging deadline environment; and a passion for and belief in quality journalism that engages, educates and informs. Reporting experience preferred. Send resume, cover letter, clips to AME/Local News, firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.
Posted July 2018