Media Jobs In New England

Looking for that next step in your career? Searching for that dream job?

The New England Newspaper and Press Association job bank is a great resource for finding newspaper and journalism jobs throughout New England. Job listings are updated regularly and often include open positions for journalists, editors, publishers, photojournalists, newspaper ad sales, and more. Check out some of the latest listings below.

 

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NENPA member newspapers may post journalism and newspaper job openings for FREE. Non-NENPA members may post a job openings for $400 per listing. To submit a job posting email info@nenpa.com. For more information call 781-281-2053.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Researcher/Writer for Business Publication

Providence Business News, Southern New England’s leading business publication, is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented researcher/writer to oversee our Top Lists feature, published in the weekly edition, special reports and our yearly Book of Lists. In addition, this position calls for collecting, editing and writing short items for PBN’s print and online reports, including front-of-book features, and news about people, real estate, charity events and our weekly nonprofit/philanthropy event calendar. This is an entry-level position, with the opportunity to grow as a journalist, but writing skill is required. A background in business news is not needed (although it is appreciated), but good interviewing skills and pleasant phone manner are. PBN is locally owned, meaning we care about this community; it is where we live. Send resume and writing samples to Mike Mello, editor, Providence Business News, 400 Westminster St., Suite 600, Providence, R.I. 02903. You may e-mail material to editor@pbn.com. No phone calls.

October 2019

Reporter

The Republican-American in WaterburyConn. 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 ra-hr@rep-am.com, with Litchfield County reporter in the subject line. EOE.

October 2019

Reporter

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 humanresources@theday.com

October 2019

Multi-platform Design and Copy Editor

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 ra-hr@rep-am.com with DESIGN AND COPY EDITOR in the subject line.

September 2019

Full-time Reporter

The Vermont Community Newspaper Group needs a full-time reporter. This is a high-energy job with an awesome, award-winning team.

We’re looking for someone with strong writing and journalistic skills, preferably with experience reporting for weekly or daily publications.

Our reporters are curious and resourceful, developing sources in our communities and keeping an ear to the ground to provide important news to the 20K+ residents and readers in our coverage areas.

This job is based in our Stowe office, reporting for three weekly newspapers: Stowe Reporter, News & Citizen and Waterbury Record. 40 hours per week and full fringe benefits. Good place for doing good work.

The ideal candidate:
• Is experienced in community reporting, and understands the value of community news.
• Has excellent news judgment; follows important issues and pitches original stories.
• Can write both news and features, and regularly turn in six to 10 pieces of varying length per week on deadline.
• Can write clear, concise, compelling copy.
• Is independent and resourceful, good at multitasking and time management.
• Has a degree in journalism or a related field.
• Photography, video skills a plus.

The independently owned Vermont Community Newspaper Group is a media company based in the picturesque and bustling town of Stowe in the mountains of north-central Vermont. In addition to being a busy year-round community, combining world-class amenities with small-town charm, Stowe and the surrounding area is a growing business hub, providing a home base to successful companies.Our focus is on community: Real news that residents, homeowners and visitors depend on. From local government, police and politics to arts, entertainment, food and drink, sport and recreation in all seasons and real estate, the Vermont Community Newspaper Group provides comprehensive coverage of everything going on in the diverse neighborhoods that make up our north-central Vermont market. We publish six newspapers and two magazines, and associated websites.

We consider credibility and the respect of our readers and advertisers to be our most important assets.

Are you our next reporter? Send resumes, clips/links and references to editors Hannah Normandeau and Tom Kearney at news@stowereporter.com.

September 2019

Director of Sales

The Enterprise is searching for a director of sales with strong leadership skills to oversee print and digital marketing revenue. The director will lead a staff of seven to develop strategies and provide a consultative sales approach in a diverse market that is largely driven by a resort economy.

We are looking for ability to manage, motivate, mentor, sell and identify sales opportunities. Also important are the abilities to forecast, set revenue goals and identify marketing trends.

The director of sales will work directly with the publisher and will be a major player in the company’s collaborative management team.

The Enterprise is a small group of four weekly newspapers in the Cape Cod towns of Falmouth, Mashpee, Bourne and Sandwich. Operated by the third generation of private ownership, it is the dominant media in its market and well respected in the community.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Bill Hough, publisher, at bhough@capenews.net.

August 2019

Modern Sports Journalist

The Republican-American, Sunday Republican and rep-am.com in Waterbury, Conn. have a rare opportunity to join one of Connecticut’s best sports staffs. We seek a modern sports journalist with both traditional print production skills and talents, and an advanced digital ability to create fresh and cutting-edge content. The successful candidate must be able to handle all elements of print production, including eye-catching design and detail-focused editing, as well as handle video, audio and general web production for our popular thezone.rep-am.com. There will be opportunities for a storyteller to contribute compelling copy, and to tell stories using all forms of digital journalism — and then use social media to promote the end product. We’re an award-winning staff in a newsroom known to punch above its weight; candidates must have some experience in the skills required. 401K, EOE employer, locally owned newspaper. Send a letter explaining why you should be our choice, resume, portfolio to Sports Journalist, ra-hr@rep-am.com.

 

August 2019

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 jamie@mvtimes.com


August 2019

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: hr@keenesentinel.com. No phone calls please.

August 2019

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