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CURRENT JOBS

REPORTER

Are you a high-energy individual with boundless curiosity, strong writing skills and aspirations to join the exciting world of journalism? If so, The Eagle-Tribune would like to speak to you about becoming a beat reporter in the newsy area of the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Qualified candidates will have a journalism or closely related degree. Reporting and writing experience for a college publication is a must, as is knowledge of AP style, proficiency with social media, and basic photo and video skills. The job will be a mix of beat reporting and producing stories daily for our website and print, as well as enterprising and investigative reporting and magazine writing.

The Eagle-Tribune is two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning, three-edition daily newspaper with a flagship Sunday edition.  We have a vibrant newsroom with a balanced mix of experience and young reporters, as well as a staff of talented, seasoned editors.

Ideal candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, but we really want to know what you’re able to do in a modern newsroom. Three years’ experience writing for a daily publication required.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, reliable transportation and current auto insurance.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements, along with examples of materials demonstrating your skills and experience to hr@northofboston.com

The Eagle-Tribune is part of the North of Boston Media Group, a subsidiary of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., a multi-media company based in North Andover, MA, with 8 newspaper publications which include four daily newspapers (The Eagle-Tribune, The Salem News, Daily News of Newburyport and Gloucester Daily Times), 15 magazines and award winning websites.  For more information on NOBMG, visit http://www.nobmg.com.

North of Boston Media Group offers a comprehensive benefits package; including health, dental, vision, life, long and short term disability, and 401(k).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Advertising Representative

The Addison Independent, an award-winning twice-weekly newspaper based in Middlebury, Vt., is seeking an experienced advertising representative for an established account list in Middlebury, but including the Burlington area. Individual must be excited to represent existing print and digital marketing plans as well as budding new digital platforms.

Challenging, fast-paced work both within the office and on the road. Must have professional appearance, attention to detail and a creative attitude. This position offers ample opportunity to excel.

Commission-based compensation, with salary component, health care, 401K benefits and flexible work schedule.

The candidate for this position will excel at creating and closing new opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Meet and exceed sales targets
  • Successfully create business from new and existing customer accounts
  • Manage complex negotiations and build strong relationships

Qualifications

  • Media sales experience preferable
  • Demonstrable track record of setting aggressive goals and exceeding expectations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to keep organized
  • Highly motivated desire to succeed and work as part of a fast-paced team

Please send resumé with a cover letter, plus three references to:

Christy Lynn at christy@addisonindependent.com.

Posted June 2017

News Reporter

 Come join the top news team in one of Connecticut’s fastest-growing cities.

As the newest reporter for The Advocate, you will join a 125-year-old tradition of journalistic excellence and play a vital role in chronicling a growing city.

Stamford’s location on the water and proximity to New York City have created a vibrant business and recreational hub for young professionals, while also providing leafy suburbs for families.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with their editors, reporters break news every day for StamfordAdvocate.com and social media platforms, and turn around intelligent and in-depth enterprise stories for the print newspaper.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for covering a beat, getting to know its players and workings. You will be expected to tell people not only what happened, but why it happened, and what could happen next.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Journalism, English or related field
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • To be considered for this position, you must demonstrate a command of writing and understand how to produce superior content across multiple platforms.
  • Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle are required for this position.

Posted June 2017

ENTRY-LEVEL REPORTER

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is looking for an entry-level reporter. The ideal candidate is smart, endlessly curious and passionately committed to journalism — and they love (or want to learn to love) holding officials accountable and filing public records requests.

This position requires strong news reporting, writing, photography and social media skills. Candidates should have people skills and an insatiable appetite for reporting wide-ranging enterprise stories and the ability to build an engaged online community.

The position will require some evening hours and some weekend work. Must have a valid driver’s license and properly insured motor vehicle. Part-time or full-time opportunity. Pay is negotiable depending on experience, but starts around $12 an hour. We pay mileage, too, if that helps.

Please email your resume and three clips to:
tmarquis@ledgertranscript.com.

Posted June 2017

Reporter

The Times Record, located in the college town of Brunswick in beautiful Midcoast Maine, is seeking a community-minded reporter to join our news team. We need someone who can hit deadlines and produce two stories a day, M-F. Must produce clean, concise copy and know how to take a good photograph. This would be a good fit for a recent journalism major graduate, or for someone looking to move from a weekly to a daily paper. Experience with social media is preferable. The right candidate will quickly forge a trust between themselves and members of the community and will demonstrate a passion for community journalism. Send a cover letter, resume, and three clips to editor@timesrecord.com. The Times Record is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted June 2017

Copy Editor

The locally owned and award-winning Keene (N.H.) Sentinel is seeking a skilled front-line copy editor and writer for its universal copy desk.

The right candidate will edit stories as they come in on an afternoon deadline, posting them to the web and preparing them for print in the next day’s paper.

Candidates must have strong understanding of grammar and an appreciation for effective storytelling techniques, and be able to spot inconsistencies and content holes in stories. They should also have a solid grasp of AP style and headline writing competency.

Copy editors on the universal desk work closely with each other and reporters daily, so communication and collaboration are a must.

The copy editor will also plan coverage for the Sentinel’s local environment beat, which will include writing a local environment-themed story for Monday’s section.

The copy editor will also cull, edit and paginate content for assigned feature pages and local pages when needed. Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and PhotoShop is a plus.

The expected schedule for this position is Sunday through Thursday.

The Sentinel is the nation’s fifth-oldest continuously published newspaper. Keene is part of the scenic Monadnock Region, the largest of more than two dozen communities in the paper’s coverage area.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume and samples of your work that demonstrate editing and writing capabilities to Ross Ewing, Copy Desk Chief, The Keene Sentinel, 60 West St., Keene, N.H. 03431, or email rewing@keenesentinel.com

Posted June 2017

Sports Reporter

The Times Record, a five-day-a-week newspaper serving the Bath-Brunswick area of beautiful Midcoast Maine, has an immediate opening for a full-time Sports Reporter. The two-person sports team serves seven area high schools, along with Bowdoin College and Hyde School in Bath.

The right candidate will:
• Have a love of high school and college sports;
• Be well-versed in sports writing, copy editing and photography, and be willing to learn on the job in a fast-paced environment;
• Be knowledgeable in social media, as the sports department provides live coverage by using Twitter and Facebook.

The Sports Reporter will be expected to lay out pages. Experience is a plus, but we are willing to train the right candidate.  Position will start on Monday, June 19.

Those interested should submit a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Sports Editor Bob Conn at bconn@timesrecord.com.

Posted May 2017

Business/quality of life reporter

The Republican-American, daily creator of Northwest Connecticut’s award-wining, most comprehensive local news report, seeks a business and quality of life reporter. Some traditional business reporting required: Our 36-town coverage area boasts a small manufacturing rebound, a plethora of interesting businesses, an ever-expanding cadre of local and regional banks, two active regional chambers and five hospitals.

This job also demands a human touch that explores issues where economic development, work and life intersect: What jobs are available, for whom, and at what pay? What does our state’s tax burden mean to employers, and employees? How does the national health care debate translate into your health care costs and services?

A successful candidate must be able to report across platforms including video, photo and social media and should have some daily reporting experience. Send resume, portfolio and a letter that spells out why you’re our best choice to ra-hr@rep-am.com with Business Reporter in the subject line. June 1 deadline to apply.

Posted May 2017

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

The Enterprise is seeking a sale representative to join our team.

We need a self-motivated, organized person who takes a consultative approach to marketing, both digital and print, and business development. Excellent communication skills are required and ability to work in a team environment is a must. Sales experience is preferred, but we will train the right person. Compensation includes salary, commission and benefits.

The Enterprise publishes four community newspapers, websites and a variety of specialty print products.

If you are an outgoing person with an entrepreneurial spirit, please send your letter of interest and resume to:

Bill Hough, publisher, at bhough@capenews.net

Posted May 2017

GateHouse Media/Wicked Local’s Newspaper Production Facility in Auburn, Mass. is Seeking:

 

F/T PRESS OPERATORS, ASSISTANT PRESS OPERATORS and ROLL TENDERS

Goss Community or Urbanite experience preferred. Martin and Enkel zero speed roll stands. Willing to train other cold-web press operators. Must have a strong mechanical aptitude. In-house step program designed for employee growth in the department. To apply, send your resume to to scappos@wickedlocal.com and specify which position(s) you are applying for or stop by to complete an application at 475 Washington Street, Auburn, Mass.

 

F/T INSERTER OPERATORS

Newstec SLS1000 experience preferred. Must have a strong mechanical aptitude and be capable of working in a deadline-oriented environment. Prior experience in newspaper inserting a plus. To apply, send your resume to cdeleo@wickedlocal.com or stop by to complete an application at 475 Washington Street, Auburn, Mass.

 

P/T GENERAL HELP – PRESS

Jog and stack newspaper products onto pallets or into general purpose mail carts after they are delivered from stacking equipment. Multiple days/shifts available. To apply, send your resume to scappos@wickedlocal.com or stop by to complete an application at 475 Washington Street, Auburn, Mass.

 

P/T GENERAL HELP – DISTRIBUTION CENTER

Processing of newspaper products to include mechanical insertion, counting, bundling, stacking and packaging for shipment. Multiple days/shifts available. To apply, send your resume to cdeleo@wickedlocal.com or stop by to complete an application at 475 Washington Street, Auburn, Mass.

We offer Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and 401(k) for full-time positions.

No phone calls please.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted April 2017

PART-TIME REPORTER

The Newport Daily News in Newport, R.I., is seeking an enthusiastic part-time reporter to join its news team. Applicants should have experience writing on deadline, knowledge of AP style, and be able to write clean and accurate copy. Responsibilities will include general news assignments, covering local government, and writing features, arts and entertainment and spot news stories. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or other related fields is required. The ideal candidate also will have knowledge of digital and social media.

Send cover letter, resume and samples of your work to Managing Editor Jonathan Zins at Editor@NewportRI.com

Posted March 2017

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR

Providence Business News is the region’s most trusted source of business news. We reach an audience of high-level business leaders and decision makers through print and digital platforms and monthly events.
We are looking for an experienced, detail oriented print and digital production professional to join our team. We are looking specifically for someone with the ability to be multi-task oriented, dependable, self-sufficient, cope under pressure, maintain good judgement and have a collaborative attitude.

In this role you will:
Be responsible for the day to day operation of the production department, overseeing and contributing to workflow and prioritizing, guiding and training design staff as necessary. Also strive to incorporate better workflow systems to expedite and smooth out the production process.

Responsibilities include importing editorial content; page layout; pagination; outputting pages to printer; scheduling jobs with press; managing and meeting deadlines; acquiring quotes from outside vendors. Must be able to communicate and work collaboratively with the editorial and sales department.

Do you have the following essential criteria?

  • Minimum of 5 years of production, graphic design and website management experience
  • Understanding of print and digital publishing
  • Strong working knowledge of WordPress
  • Preflighting of ads through Pit Stop
  • Experience designing print and online marketing and advertising including animated gifs, landing pages and page layout
  • Image manipulation (sizing, cropping, optimizing and color correction)
  • Ad/pdf sizing, manipulation and color correction
  • Strong organizational / time management skills with experience managing multiple priorities

Must be proficient in the following:

  • MacOS X
  • Adobe InDesign, Photo Shop, Illustrator and Acrobat
  • Enfocus PitStop
  • WordPress or other CMS platform
  • Advert Serve or other Ad server platform
  • Active Campaign
  • Woo Commerce or other E-Commerce platform
  • Constant Contact
  • Magazine Manager or other CRM platforms
  • ISSUU
  • Other widgets and third party plug-ins
  • Other skills helpful but not required: HTML, CSS, Animation and Video, Java Script, Windows

We are committed to giving you: a professional, enjoyable and collaborative work environment, competitive salary, ongoing management support, employer subsidized medical, dental and vision coverage, paid vacation & holiday time, 401K plan, and partially subsidized parking.
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and income requirements to:

Roger Bergenheim, Publisher
Publisher@PBN.com
400 Westminster Street, Suite 600
Providence, RI 02903

 

Posted February 2017

POLICE REPORTER

The Sun of Lowell, Mass. is seeking a night owl police reporter with excellent Social Media skills. Standards are high: You’ll be replacing an award-winning journalist who has 14,000 Twitter followers. He’s moving to courts. This is a busy breaking news job in a push-the-digital-envelope newsroom. Great location, 30 miles from Boston, in a two-college city of inspiring diversity. Send resumé, three published crime-reporting samples, and any video coverage to Editor Jim Campanini at jcampanini@lowellsun.com.

 

Posted February 2017

REPORTER

Fosters Daily Democrat is seeking a talented, full-time reporter to cover the City of Rochester, N.H. and its neighboring communities. Responsibilities will include everything from general news assignments to government, business, feature, spot news and crime reporting. The successful candidate will have extensive newspaper experience. We’re looking for a reporter who loves the news business, works hard and can balance multiple assignments on deadline in a fast-paced news organization. Candidates should know AP style and be able to write clean, accurate copy. Rochester is a great city for news and offers many opportunities for rewarding journalism. Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter and samples of your work to Mary Pat Rowland, Managing Editor, Fosters Daily Democrat, Dover, NH mprowland@seacoastonline.com. Seacoast Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

 

Posted February 2017

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Providence Business News is the region’s most trusted source of business news. We reach an audience of high-level business leaders and decision makers through print and digital platforms and monthly events.

We are looking for an experienced, result-driven, client-focused account executive to join our well established team of professionals. We are looking specifically for someone who wants to accelerate their career trajectory, who has a proven track record of exceeding sales goals with solid business-to-business sales and account management experience and who can build and maintain strategic partnerships.

In this role you will: 

  • Be responsible for an industry-segmented, exclusive list of established accounts
  • Manage existing relationships, acting as a partner with your clients to identify new opportunities with across all platforms and offer solutions
  • Generate new prospects and contract new clients within your business lines
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by facilitating all aspects of the customer’s account in cooperation with creative, operations, marketing and finance staff.
  • Attend and network at all PBN events as well as other events in the business community
  • Be part of a tenured staff, working as a team to achieve departmental goals

Do you have the following essential criteria? 

  • Minimum of 3 years B2B sales experience
  • Understanding of print and digital marketing concepts and event sponsorships
  • Strong organizational / time management skills with experience managing multiple priorities
  • Self-motivation and the initiative and drive to succeed
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build and deliver effective presentations
  • Ability to close new business and exceed sales targets
  • A valid state driver’s license and reliable transportation

 We are committed to giving you: a professional, enjoyable and collaborative work environment; residual, uncapped monthly commission; performance-based monthly bonuses; ongoing sales and management support; employer subsidized medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation & holiday time off, 401K plan, mileage and expense reimbursement, and partially subsidized parking.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and income requirements to:

Annemarie Brisson, Director of Sales and Marketing
Brisson@PBN.com
400 Westminster Street, Suite 600
Providence, RI 02903

Posted February 2017

POLICE/COURTS REPORTER

The Sentinel & Enterprise of North Central Massachusetts is looking to fill its police/courts reporter position, which also includes some town coverage. We’re looking for an enterprising and energetic reporter to work in a fast-paced, digital-first environment and break news. Great opportunity for reporter at a smaller daily or weekly to move up. Will also consider recent graduates who have had successful reporting internships. The person we’re looking for is an organized multitasker, with good eyes and ears for developing news and feature stories. While this is mainly a writing job, our reporters also shoot photos and videos. They also use social media — Twitter, Facebook, etc. — to report and build audience. Clear writing and a firm grasp of AP style are necessary. Send resume and your five best clips to Editor Charles St. Amand at cstamand@sentinelandenterprise.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted February 2017

SUMMER 2017 INTERNS

The Republican-American and Sunday Republican seek summer 2017 news interns. We’re the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s 2016 Sunday Newspaper of the Year for mid-sized papers and strive to punch above our weight. We seek journalists with the same ambition and determination. These paid internships run about 10 weeks.

Bring your desire to learn how to report accurate, engaging journalism on multiple news platforms. We treat our interns as staffers and help them climb as high as they are able: Past rep-am interns have carried front pages, produced double-truck special projects, scooped the full-time pros and built on-line, print and photo portfolios worthy of any first-year reporter. News or photo/video internships available; sorry, no sports or features, although rep-am staffers can and do write across sections.

Requirements: car, car insurance, mobile phone with a camera and/or a camera, a desire to learn and work hard, and you need to find a place to live.

Send a letter, at least three clips and photo and video samples to ra-hr@rep-am.com with News Intern 2017 in the subject line. Deadline to apply: March 1.

Posted February 2017

NIGHT EDITOR

NIGHT EDITOR for The Daily News of Newburyport. This person is the key driver on the nightside, Sunday through Thursday, editing copy, handling inside pages, proofing the front and keeping our web presence fresh and vital. The best person for this job will bring a track record of serious deadline editing and reporting; an appreciation of the essential nature of local news; and experience using social media to engage readers. The Daily News was 2015 NENPA Newspaper of the Year in its circulation class and is part of the award-winning North of Boston Media Group. If you’re serious about this great profession, send a short letter, resume and links to your best work to Richard K. Lodge at rlodge@newburyportnews.com.

Posted January 2017

REPORTERS

The Times Record, located in the college town of Brunswick in beautiful Midcoast Maine, is always on the lookout for talented, community-minded reporters to join our news team. We need someone who can hit deadlines and produce two stories a day, M-F. Must produce clean, concise copy and know how to take a good photograph. Professional experience preferable, as is familiarity with AP style and social media. The right candidate will quickly forge a trust between themselves and members of the community, and will demonstrate a passion for community journalism. Send a cover letter, resume and three clips to Managing Editor John Swinconeck at editor@timesrecord.com.

Posted January 2017

WEB EDITOR

Providence Business News, southern New England’s leading business weekly, is looking for an enterprising, energetic, entrepreneurial editor/writer attuned to the needs of today’s digital audience with command of the tools to drive greater audience engagement. We are doing well at the moment, but we want more. We want someone who can take the velocity of the digital news world and translate that into not just more page views (of course) but a deeper connection to our audience, expanding it from our core that has been driven by our print success over the years.

This position requires facile and exacting editing, as well as a bright and tight writing style, along with the ability to make snap and solid news judgments. Specific examples of how you have done just that will help you make your case. We also want to develop a set of outside contributors to draw our reader community deeper into our sphere of influence in a way that complements the journalism we practice every day. Send evidence of great journalism and Web mastery to Editor Mark S. Murphy at editor@pbn.com. No phone calls, please.

Posted January 2017