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.

Looking for that perfect candidate?

  • NENPA members may post journalism and newspaper job openings for FREE.
  • Non-NENPA members may post job openings for $275 per listing.

For more information and to submit a job posting email info@nenpa.com.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

For those interested in expanding their search beyond New England. Visit our partner Mediajobboard.com, where job seekers have access to national media job search functionality, and employers have access to a large database of qualified candidates.

General Assignment Reporter

The Mashpee Enterprise on Cape Cod has an opening for a general assignment reporter. If you have an interest in journalism and want to take an active role in the community by reporting local news, government, and events, we want to hear from you. The ideal candidate would be an energetic, curious, and amiable individual with a background in journalism a familiarity or interest in local government, and of course, an ability to write well on deadline. This is a full-time position.

Please send your resume and letter of interest to editor Bronwen Walsh at walsh@capenews.net.

March 2024

Full-Time Weekend and Copy Editor

The Keene Sentinel is looking for a full-time copy and weekend editor to join the newsroom team serving communities in southwestern New Hampshire.

We are an independent, digital-first news organization that has been locally owned since its founding in 1799, and we publish both online and six days a week in print.

Our newsroom is committed to building trust with our readers and values solid enterprise and solutions-oriented journalism in service to our region, and the copy editor will be an integral part of a team-oriented news staff pursuing that mission.

The copy editor will edit local news stories and wire content, as well as layout pages for the print edition of the paper.

The editor will also direct any breaking news coverage during the weekend and post content on social media. Some weekend shifts will include reporting duties.

We’re looking for someone with solid news judgment, strong editing and headline-writing skills, curiosity and a love of fact-checking and grammar.

The Sentinel is an equal-opportunity employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package and an excellent working environment.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Bill Bilodeau, Managing Editor-News Operations, at wbilodeau@keenesentinel.com.

February 2024

News Editor

The Concord Monitor, a daily newspaper and website, is looking for a motivated individual to support our mission to serve the community by pursuing local and statewide news.

The News Editor is part of the Monitor’s leadership team and will work directly with reporters, other editors and community members who want to get news to our readers.

Some of the responsibilities of this job include: 

  • Working in tandem with the editor-in-chief to advise and oversee reporting staff, including developing story ideas and the scope of news coverage.
  • Proofreading and editing daily stories and posting to concordmonitor.com.
  • Working with editors to keep the daily budget plan up to date and ensure we’re meeting our digital and print deadlines.
  • Working with other editors to organize longer-term reporting projects such as town meeting coverage, election coverage, and the type of special projects and series that are routinely recognized as among the best in New England.
  • Planning special sections and glossy lifestyle magazine topics and assigning stories.
  • Helping execute digital goals, which range from posting stories and sending breaking news alerts to keeping readers on our site longer with digital infographics, maps and searchable databases.

The ideal candidate has a willingness to learn new skills and likes moving at a quick pace. They will have a good news judgment and a desire to maintain an awareness of what’s happening in local communities, the region and the state. The ideal candidate is also organized with good time management.

The News Editor will have the opportunity to expand and shape the position and pursue other areas of interest, including special project reporting.

The Concord Monitor is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and welcomes the opportunity to diversify our newsroom. We are willing to consider qualified candidates regardless of years of experience for this role.

The Monitor recognizes there are candidates with important skills and experience that would benefit the News Editor position that we may not have considered. If that applies to you, please tell us more.

Send a cover letter and samples of your best work to publisher Steve Leone at sleone@cmonitor.com.

February 2024

Multiplatform Copy Editor

The Day is looking to hire a Multiplatform Copy Editor who will work with our team to help with audience growth. Under the direct supervision of the Managing Editor, the Assistant Editor manages, develops, and serves as the primary editor for more than a dozen specialty publications and magazines and provides newsroom editorial support for seven weekly newspapers and an associated website. The successful candidate has strong news and story judgment and possesses excellent organizational skills. The Assistant Editor will work collaboratively with editors, reporters, freelancers, and photographers to tell impactful stories in Shore Publishing’s variety of magazines. This is a unique opportunity to help play a key role in shaping our image. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success in growing newsletters; has a firm command of SEO; best headline writing practices, and must love news. Hourly pay, 32 hours per week.

Read the full job description

January 2024

Share: