Job Seekers

Are you looking for employment as a journalist at a newspaper in New England? Send us a classified ad that describes your ambitions and touts your journalism experience, expertise and qualifications. We’ll post it for FREE on our NENPA.com “Journalism Job Seekers” site for newspaper hiring authorities from throughout the region to see.

There is no limit on the length of your journalism job seeker advertisement. Feel free to include your name and contact information so that potential journalism employers can contact you directly. Or you may request to post a blind journalism ad — if a potential employer contacts NENPA about you, we'll send you the employer’s contact information.

Please send your ad to:
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Current Job Seekers


Award-winning shoe-leather reporter seeking full-time position (Boston)

I'm a young, dogged, award-winning newspaper reporter from Chicago, and I’m looking to relocate to the Boston area and continue to grow as a journalist.

In my eight years professional reporting, I have covered hard news, investigations, breaking news and human interest features. I have interviewed major politicians and celebrities, and I have produced smaller slice of life stories. I have worked in the U.S. and in Haiti.

Last year, I supervised a team of reporters who spent four months with homeless youth, documenting their lives in an eight-week print and multimedia series. Recently, I completed a series on LGBT people and the criminal legal system in Cook County, Ill.

I’m looking for a publication that remains committed to original reporting, be it in niche or mainstream media. I have a car and willingness to travel.

I am currently employed full-time as an associate editor, but the bulk of my work has been in reporting and photography.

References and resume are available upon request.

Thank you for your interest.

Kate Sosin
kathrynsosin@gmail.com
708-825-7199

Posted February 2012
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Seeking Job as News Photographer

I graduated from Ohio University's prestigious School of Visual Communication this past May. I moved up to Massachusetts from Ohio for an internship with the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton. This is only a summer internship, and I am hoping to relocate to Boston or a suburb of Boston next month. I had another internship last summer with the Southern Ohio Copperheads (baseball), and I was selected to attend Sports Shooter Academy. I shot many sporting events while on campus for a WOUB sports program/website on campus. Though sports have been my main focus in the past, I have experience shooting events, news, portraits, and documentary stories. I have experience with both audio and video editing and have created several multimedia pieces. I have experience with writing, web design, and print design as well. Examples of my work available on request or by viewing my website or my blog. My resume can also be sent or view on either of my sites.

Thank you,

Ayrika Whitney
ayrikalyndsayphoto.samexhibit.comayrikalyndsayphotography.wordpress.com
330-934-0520
ayrikalyndsayphoto@gmail.com | aw351708@ohio.edu

Posted July 2013
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Seeking job as Sports Reporter/Writer

I will be graduating from Springfield College in May and will be looking for full-time employment as a sports writer/reporter. In my time at Springfield I was the sports editor for our student newspaper and helped with the redesign and optimization of our campus media's website. I also did internships at the Springfield Republican, MassLive.com and NESN.com and have freelanced for ESPN Boston, Lacrosse Magazine, the Republican and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, for whom I covered a UMass men's basketball game. I have a deep knowledge of new media as well as AP style and principles of print journalism.

My time with the Republican and MassLive.com is mostly in high school sports but I have extensive knowledge of college sports, particularly basketball, and that is where I am most passionate. I contribute to a national CBB website (rushthecourt.net) as well as my own blog with a focus on Duke basketball (devilsindurham.com).

I am a native of Worcester, Mass. and have extensive knowledge of Massachusetts high school and college sports.

Examples of my work available on request.
Jimmy Kelley
Phone: (774) 272-3510
Email: j.kelley1512@gmail.com

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Seeking Opportunity as News Photographer

I am currently a recent graduate from Salem State University. I obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography and I am looking to break into the field of news photography in the Boston area. As an undergraduate, I have taken many courses relevant to journalism and a photojournalism course as well. Also, I have recently completed a photography internship program at The Boston Phoenix where I photographed various events and locations including concerts, restaurants, clothing stores, and more. I am experienced in photoshop and Apple Mac systems as well. I look forward to meeting with any potential employer. Portfolio, resume, and references are available upon request. Thank you.

Sophout Nop
617-671-5450
sophout@yahoo.com

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Community Newspaper Photographer

I have spent the past 30+ years with ink in my blood, and have a full background that includes being a reporter, news editor, staff writer, managing editor and all-around photographer covering everything from fluff events to sports to hard-core news stories. I have spent the majority of the time in Texas, working for several papers and receiving awards from both the Texas Press Association and the South Texas Press Association – even though it is a well-known fact, even here in Texas, that my heart is still on the coast of New England.

I was able to visit up there last summer and have been hoping to return to the coast of NH or Maine to write and shoot for a small paper in that area. I have worked for larger dailies, but prefer small communities where people are still real people. I would be glad to work for a small daily, bi-weekly or even a weekly paper. Though capable, I am not seeking a management position, as I still love the feet-on-the-ground work and my first love is the camera. As an all around journalist, I am also learning InDesign pagination at this time, and have a background in creative design.

Anyone looking to fill a future position may contact me at C.Spicer11@yahoo.com and I will be glad to send a resume and samples of work.

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SEASONED NEWSPAPER PROFESSIONAL

New England native in California the past three decades with 25 years experiences as a reporter, copy editor, columnist, assistant news editor in charge of special sections, opinion page editor, assistant city editor, blogger, online staff writer, and business journal editor is seeking right opportunity in native land. A run-of-the-mill newspaper job won’t spur me to leave sunny Northern California; it has to be the right opportunity in print and/or online, if there is such a thing anymore.

What I would bring to the right publication are writing and editing skills that have been honed over the past 24 years. I have hammered out breaking news stories, formed compelling features, crafted persuasive commentary, and deftly edited copy on deadline. I have mentored young reporters, copy editors, and freelancers, and have been in charge of major projects from conception to publication. I have used website content management systems to write and post breaking news, photos, info boxes and sidebars on a newspaper website. And I have shot photographs for print and website. My work has been recognized with several statewide and regional honors, and you can view samples of that work on my online portfolio. I actively maintain two blogs on two different platforms and use social media. I can bring these skills, experiences and results to the right publication.

My resume and work samples can be found at http://keithmichaud.wordpress.com/. My professional profile can be viewed at www.linkedin.com/in/keithmichaud. Keith Michaud keith.l.michaud@gmail.com

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Circulation Professional

Are you looking for an experience Circulation Professional?

I have spent 20 years in circulation for a variety of papers from family owned to working for some of the biggest companies in the industry.

I have managed multiply locations and many different publications at the same time, including paid and free weeklies, real estate guides high end magazines, shoppers, and phone books. I have worked with free and paid web sites. I have set up and ran my own in house telemarketing staff and kiosk crew.

Contact me and we can discuss my experience further. Resume and references available upon request.

Devlin Toth
740-361-1924
gochiapet@gmail.com

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ANY OPPORTUNITY IN A REAL NEWSROOM

I'm am currently a Boston University student with a variety of new journalism experience.

An intern at GlobalPost, I have become proficient in copy editing, SEO, breaking news via social media, and news aggregation. As an occasional writer for Jamaica Plain Patch, I have on the ground experience in covering politics and small business, feature photography, and basic audio and video package reporting.

I will be graduating in May, and am looking for any and all opportunities to cut my teeth in a real newsroom, at any hour, anywhere in the Boston/Bay/New England area.

I look forward to the opportunity to meet with potential employers; clips, resume and references available on request.

Cheers -
______________________________
Benjamin Cooper
860.307.5513
@benjacobcooper
benjacobcooper@gmail.com
http://benjacobjourno.wordpress.com/

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Sales and Marketing Executive

I am currently employed at a community newspaper in Florida providing top notch service to business customers. I have developed new business, as well as provided effective advertising options to existing customers. I am the top sales representative for all fifteen newspapers for the last five months. I have been recognized as a top all time producer for the newspaper. I have provided excellent customer service and marketing advice for all types and sizes of companies.

Experienced in all phases of sales promotions. A highly dedicated professional with a track record for longevity and organizational loyalty in meeting day-to-day/ year-to-year operational and sales objectives. Demonstrated strong mathematical, problem solving and negotiation skills. Excellent rapport building, presentation, and closing skills. Excellent record of developing new markets. Experienced corporate manager with sales and marketing, and customer service experience. Outstanding sales and marketing experience. Skilled in attaining sales and profit objectives in competitive environments. Strong sales, marketing, and customer-service orientation.

I will be relocating to Massachusetts in the spring. I am inquiring about openings available within the newspaper community.

I look forward to having the opportunity to meet with you and discuss how my skills could be of benefit to your company.

Susan Hawkins
502-803-7407
susanmhawkins@msn.com

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Writer/Editor/Page designer

I have a master’s degree in journalism and years of writing, editing, design and project-management experience. In addition to working on copy desks, I've written news, sports, features and editorials. I have won awards for news and feature writing.

I have served as managing editor of trade magazines and wrote for several trades. In addition, I've edited medical journals, so I have experience with a wide range of subject matter.

I am reliable, experienced and motivated. If you are looking for someone who can solve problems, produce under pressure and doesn't need constant supervision, I am your candidate.

I am planning to return to the Boston area upon securing employment. I will not require relocation assistance. Please e-mail me for a copy of my resume and/or additional information.

Thank you for your consideration.

Contact info: Scott Etkin setkin35@gmail.com

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EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Editorial Cartoonist seeking free-lance employment. I am currently the editorial cartoonist for Hersam Acorn Newspapers in Connecticut where I have been creating 3-5 cartoons a week for any one of our twenty weekly publications. I also drew the CT-themed cartoons for the Meriden Record Journal from 2005 through 2007. I am a recipient of NENPA's Editorial Cartooning Award in 2008 and 2011. Please contact me for information or samples.

Doug Smith
lbisheeekadilantin@yahoo.com
203-380-2822

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Pressroom/Production Manager

I am looking for a situation that would allow me to use my experience to move a publication forward in terms of quality of printing, reducing waste, and using time efficiently. I am looking to join a small to medium sized newspaper. Nearly all of my experience has been with single wide and single or double around newspaper and commercial presses.

I have worked with Goss, Harris, Tensor, and DGM presses.

My goal would be to work with the production team to achieve a consistent award winning newspaper.

If you would like to discuss my background further, please feel free to contact me. Thank you.

David J. Sabatino
dsab612@hotmail.com
570-784-2260 or 570-441-8532

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Sports Reporter

With experience covering sports at all levels across print and digital platforms, I believe that I can make a great contribution to the sports department of a New England media organization.

I am currently based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but willing to relocate back to the region I consider “home.” I’m working as both a content contributor for INDYCAR and as a freelancer in live sports TV production. However, I’m looking to return to a proper media role.

My previous experience includes four years as a motor sports contributor for FoxSports.com and a three-year run as a Boston Globe sports correspondent -- much of that stint taking place while I earned my journalism degree from Northeastern University. I’ve also freelanced for The News Journal in Wilmington, Del. (2009-10), and served as an intern in 2006 with The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass. My time at the Globe, News Journal and Ledger all featured extensive coverage of high school sports.

Additional work of mine includes: Writing a regular blog on IndyCar racing (IndyRacingRevolution.com) for the last five years; a recent media relations internship at the Albuquerque Isotopes baseball club with an emphasis on feature writing for the club’s website and publications; and two years as a “guest columnist” for the website of Panther Racing.

In terms of skills, I am well-versed in AP style, Microsoft Office/Word/Excel, Corel Wordperfect, multiple blog publishing systems (WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger and Joomla) and social media (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube). I also have past experience with basic HTML and the CCI news production system.

I am a versatile writer that can cover a wide range of subjects in a variety of ways (game coverage, “notebooks,” features, etc.). I also have a willingness to learn essential new skills that can help a newspaper continue to be a valued news source for its readers. My official resume, writing samples and references are available upon request. Thank you for your time and consideration.

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Sports Staff

I recently relocated to Massachusetts from North Carolina. I'm seeking a position on the sports staff of a newspaper in the New England area.

I have a total of 15 years experience as a sports reporter and photographer. My most recent position was as sports editor for five years (2007-2012) at The Courier-Times in Roxboro, NC, a community newspaper that publishes twice a week.

My duties there included covering local high school and middle school sports, little league baseball and softball, American Legion baseball, recreational sports, and auto racing at the area speedway. I was also responsible for the entire layout of the sports section and have extensive experience with programs such as Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

My other experience includes six years as a sports/news correspondent for the Brattleboro Reformer in Brattleboro, Vt., one year as sports reporter and editor for the Deerfield Valley News in Wilmington, Vt.,and four years covering sports for the Topsail Voice in Hampstead, NC.

At The Courier-Times, I received a second-place award for Best Sports Coverage in the state in 2010 and received a Gold Star honor for the paper's Annual Fall Sports Preview speicial section. While writing for the Topsail Voice, I contributed to the paper receiving first place in the state for sports coverage in 2006 and second place in 2005.

Additional information and references are available upon request.

Thank you for your consideration.

Greg Phipps
Phone: (978) 320-0194
Email: ghp2146@hotmail.com
Examples of my work at The Courier-Times available upon request.

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