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 job openings for $400 per listing. For more information and to submit a job posting email info@nenpa.com.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Special Sections Editor

Bridgetower Media is looking for a self-motivated Special Sections Editor to work with four legal brands that publish weekly newspapers, daily news on our websites and a number of targeted special publications, including event special publications.

Our ideal candidate has top-notch writing and editing skills. The Special Sections Editor is responsible for every aspect of coordinating and editing a range of publications, including annual directories, Go To Lawyer lists, client newsletters, books, advertising-driven publications, custom publications, and event special sections.

The candidate should have the proven ability to work independently, meet an array of deadlines, and work with freelance writers and our production team on section design. Five years of experience is required.

The position is based in Boston but there is some flexibility on location for the right candidate.

Please include a resume, cover letter, and writing samples or a link to your writing samples. Applicants should apply by submitting information directly to Susan Bocamazo, Esq. Sr. Group Publisher sbocamazo@lawyersweekly.com. We offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package.

BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

September 2021

Advertising Sales Consultant

Are you a sales professional who can balance sales & service to existing accounts with hunting & closing new business?  Pioneer Valley Media Group is seeking a professional with one to two years of outside sales experience, digital marketing skills, and an understanding of how the evolving media landscape impacts today’s business owner

A family-owned company, we publish the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Greenfield Recorder, Athol Daily News, two weeklies, and several websites, delivering the hyper-local news that citizens want, as well as the audience that businesses need. We also have a comprehensive digital services product portfolio, making Pioneer Valley Media the ideal partner for our local business community!

We offer competitive pay with unlimited earning potential, paid vacation, comprehensive benefits, and a 401K.  To apply, send resume, cover letter & salary requirements to Advertising Manager Colleen McGrath at cmcgrath@gazettenet.com.

September 2021

Local News Reporter

The Republican-American, Sunday Republican, and rep-am.com in Waterbury, Conn., seeks a reporter who knows every community deserves quality, important, impactful, and engaging journalism.

This opportunity includes a broad range of reporting: town and school news, police reporting, enterprise for deeper dives. Online work, ability to shoot photos, solid clips and some newsroom experience are a must (solid internships count.) EOE.

Email introduction, resume, and portfolio with LOCAL REPORTER in the subject line to ra-hr@rep-am.com.

September 2021

Advertising Sales Representative

New sales position designed to fuel growth

Beaver Dam Partners Inc. is the Wareham, MA-based publisher of Wareham Week, Sippican Week, and Dartmouth Week and their companion WeekToday websites.

Founded in 2009, Beaver Dam’s two-part mission is (1) to provide high-quality, hyper-local journalism in formats that will be read by most people in the community each operation serves and (2) to structure each operation as a profitable business that can thrive even in a world where many traditional newspapers are struggling.

Having accomplished both objectives and having survived the depths of the pandemic, our three papers profitably reach a combined weekly audience of nearly 50,000 readers in five towns. Beaver Dam is now ready to take itself to the next level by hiring its first full-time employee dedicated to advertising sales.

The right person for this new position will:

  • Have successful sales experience, preferably in media.
  • Enjoy working with local businesses of all types and sizes.
  • Be able to communicate professionally and effectively in person, on the phone, and in writing.
  • Be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively.
  • Be energetic, personable, organized, efficient, and creative.

 We will offer the right person:

  • Salary, commission, and benefits – tuned to guarantee that, as the company thrives, so will you.
  • The opportunity to work with the publisher in growing the company and to directly benefit from growth with increased compensation and new professional opportunities.

Interested candidates should send a statement of interest and resume to Publisher Anne Eisenmenger at anne@beaverdampartners.com.

September 2021

Advertising & Marketing Account Executive

Addison Press is a family-owned and operated independent news organization based in Addison County, Vermont. Our dedicated team publishes the weekly Addison County Independent as well as the Brandon Reporter, each working to serve valuable local news and information to the communities we live and work within. We value our long-held relationships of trust and confidence with our news and advertising contacts and proudly work every day to help our local community thrive.

We are currently seeking a full-time advertising account executive interested in diving into our rich community and helping advance this mission.

Our advertising executives manage a wide range of local business accounts, helping plan and execute successful marketing programs that work both to find new customers and support growth as well as to sustain the operations of our business and allow us to keep reporters on the ground!

We know we’re doing a good job when we walk through a customer’s door and they smile, knowing that our friendly and creative team may have an idea that can feed their business growth opportunities.

A successful candidate for this person would be someone with a creative and open mind, who seeks solutions and isn’t afraid of thinking out of the box. The position requires exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, including the ability to focus on tasks immediately at hand as well as keep an eye on the future. Experience in sales is a plus, but not required as long as the applicant is confident in his/her ability to succeed.

Expectations:
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills
• Friendly, positive attitude
• Open-mindedness and willingness to acquire new skills
• A passion for helping local businesses thrive

If this is you, please contact Christy Lynn, Associate Publisher, for more information. christy@addisonindependent.com, 802-388-4944.

September 2021

Staff Reporter

WHO DOESN’T WANT TO WORK, LIVE & PLAY IN PORTLAND?!

The Portland Phoenix is looking for a reporter who can produce investigative and interpretive stories, write inspiring features, and keep up with local news. The successful candidate should have news writing experience, a relentless curiosity, the ability to attend some night meetings if required, and a reliable vehicle. Familiarity with WordPress, and the ability to produce photos that complete your stories are additional qualifications.

Competitive salary, benefits, flexibility

Send resume, cover letter & links to three of your best stories to, marian@portlandphoenix.me.

August 2021

News Reporter

The Daily Hampshire Gazette seeks a full-time news reporter to be part of a hardworking team focused on covering the news of the Pioneer Valley.

News reporters share in producing breaking news, community coverage, business, enterprise, investigative, and news feature stories. We all work some evenings, weekends and holidays. Experience with photography and video is a plus, as is experience mining a news beat and covering local government. This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment requiring strong multi-tasking skills.

The Gazette is one of the nation’s oldest local news operations. Founded in 1786, it has been named New England Newspaper of the Year in its circulation class for print and web three times in the past decade.

Interested? Send a resume, cover letter, salary expectations and five of your best stories to Managing Editor Dan Crowley: dcrowley@gazettenet.com. No phone calls, please.

The Gazette is owned by Newspapers of New England, a family-owned company with a commitment to serious community journalism.

We offer competitive pay, paid vacation and personal days and benefits including health, dental and vision insurance and a 401K.  We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

August 2021

Advertising and Marketing Representative

The Enterprise is a media company whose mission is to report local news and information to the citizens of the communities in which we live and work. Their trust embodies and reflects the value of our brand. Our business is, in the best sense, intensely local.

What began 125 years ago as a newspaper is, today, a multi-media company now owned by members of the Hough family for 92 years of its 125-year-history on Cape Cod.

We are seeking to expand our ability to provide marketing knowledge and advertising know-how to the business community through our traditional newspaper and magazine media, online advertising, and digital marketing. Our customers know that the representatives servicing their accounts are down the street and easily accessible.

The Enterprise is hiring an advertising and marketing representative. We are seeking a self-starter ready to seek and close new business and service existing accounts. In this fast-paced industry, it’s important that this person be organized, hardworking, and, most importantly, eager for success.

Requirements:
-2+ years of sales experience preferred.
-Great presentation skills
-Ability to listen
-Willingness to learn
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

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

August 2021

Opinion Editor

The Day Publishing Company is looking for a dynamic individual to be the Editorial Page Editor for The Day of New London and theday.com.

The position requires strong leadership qualities and collaboration skills and a willingness to take on controversial subjects. The Day has a long history of speaking with a strong voice on issues that impact the local communities it serves, as well as state-wide issues.
Candidates should have at least five years of newsroom experience and the skills necessary to utilize all digital platforms.

The Editorial Page Editor is responsible for all the opinion content that appears in the print edition of The Day and on theday.com and for the Perspective page that appears on Sunday. In its opinion content, the Day gives high priority to local and state subject matter.

The EPE is the primary writer of The Day’s editorials, using the guidance provided by the Editorial Board. The EPE is also responsible for lining up skilled, freelance opinion writers to supply additional editorials to supplement those written by the EPE.

The EPE arranges the weekly meeting of the Editorial Board, creates agendas for the meeting, and on occasion provides the opportunity for elected officials, policymakers, and special interest advocates to meet with the board.

The EPE, as part of community outreach, drives digital coverage of local, regional and state-wide elections. The EPE organizes, plans and hosts live campaign debates including those for state-wide office and the local U.S. Congressional delegation. The EPE organizes, plans, and moderates candidate nights for municipal and local legislative elections.

The EPE is expected to write a weekly column for the Sunday Perspective section.

The EPE should:

  • Promote digital content through social media.
  • Work with the audience engagement editor to find new and innovative ways to engage a larger audience.
  • Write a newsletter that promotes the paper’s opinion.
  • Participate in podcasts.
  • The EPE reports directly to the publisher.

Those interested, email qualifications and compensation requirements to: humanresources@theday.com

Read the full job description

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V

August 2021

Managing Editor

The Provincetown Independent, an award-winning independent newspaper published weekly in print and online, is seeking a Managing Editor. This role involves close collaboration with the Editor to develop each issue and with the Publisher to oversee weekly publishing operations and reports directly to the Editor. The Independent covers the four outermost towns on Cape Cod — Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown. Our office is in the heart of the town’s vibrant business district on Provincetown Harbor.

Responsibilities include:
· Working with the editor to determine weekly and longer-term publication plans.
· Managing the weekly content plan and budgets for both staff and contributors.
· Assigning and editing news and feature stories.
· Coaching and supervising reporters and writers.
· Writing on an as-needed basis.
· Coordinating each week’s online and social media presence.
· Proofreading and overseeing other proofreaders’ work; maintaining the paper’s style sheet.

Qualified candidates must have:
· 10 years of hands-on experience as a news editor at a daily or weekly publication, including at least two years of overall responsibility for running a newsroom.
· Strength in developmental editing and in seeing stories through from conception to final production.
· Exceptional copyediting and proofreading skills.
· A commitment to working with inexperienced reporters and helping them grow as professionals.
· Proven organizational and leadership skills.
· Passion for independent journalism.

The compensation range is $48K to $58K commensurate with experience and includes health benefits – participation in the company’s health insurance plan at which 60% of the premium is paid, 2 weeks paid vacation time, up to 5 paid sick days, and 5 paid personal days per year.

Please note: this job cannot be done remotely. That is, remote work is part of the routine, but the right candidate must be or become part of the local community the paper covers, including living within easy commuting distance of Provincetown.

The Provincetown Independent strives to be an inclusive and diverse workplace where we respect and value all employees. We do not discriminate based on race, socio-economic status, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.

Please send resume and cover letter to deb_goldstein@comcast.net.

July 2021

Reporter

Providence Business News, southern New England’s leading business publication, is looking for an enterprising, energetic reporter to help cover one of the nation’s most diverse business communities. From finance to manufacturing and health care, and government to tourism and technology, Providence and the surrounding region provide an endless variety of stories.

PBN breaks news, but we also take the time to help the business community understand what is happening in the state and why it matters to them. We’re looking for a talented journalist and self-starter, who is familiar with AP style, has some experience with beat reporting, and is willing to learn and be part of a team. Strong writing skills and a desire to tell stories are also pluses.

PBN is locally owned, meaning we care about this community; it is where we live. Email resume and writing samples to Editor Mike Mello at editor@pbn.com. No phone calls.

July 2021

Editor/Reporter

O’Rourke Media Group is recruiting for an Editor/Reporter to lead our newsroom in Vermont.

This is a great opportunity to join a family-owned, community-focused media company that is investing in newsrooms, content development, and technology.

The ideal candidate is a strong writer and editor who can not only put together a great daily news report but who understands how to build and grow a digital audience. We need an outgoing, personable editor who can develop relationships with readers and key stakeholders in the community, listen to their feedback, and take action. You should have the core journalism skills that newsrooms need today but you also have to be a champion for digital and making our website a daily destination for engaging with our readers. This is not a desk and editing job.

Vermont Market

O’Rourke Media Group Vermont publishes the Saint Alban’s Messenger, a 2X/week paid print publication, and has vibrant, growing websites: www.samessenger.com, www.miltonindependent.com, www.essexreporter.com, and www.colchestersun.com. We’re launching two more websites in Williston and South Burlington this summer.

Saint Albans in Franklin County is a thriving community that is steadily growing in population and economic business development. There’s a great sense of community, affordable, safe living, and lots of outdoor activity — boating, lakes, hiking, skiing, and much more. Saint Alban’s is just a 35-minute drive to Burlington and a few hours south of Montreal. What a wonderful place to call home!

About the Company

O’Rourke Media Group is a family-owned, community-focused media company that was launched from ground zero in October 2018. We acquire hyper-local, print, and digital community newspapers and apply our strategic playbook that results in digital transformation and a thriving, growing media business.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and a cover letter to darkin@orourkemediagroup.com.

June 2021

InDepthNH.org Seeks Reporters, Sales Team, Development Director

InDepthNH.org is growing fast and starting several new initiatives that will be announced in the coming days. Do you care about the future of news in New Hampshire?

Send us your resume and tell us why you want to join us.

InDepthNH.org is a nonprofit online independent news outlet that needs reporters, editors, fundraisers and salespeople for our growing award-winning news website. These will start as independent contractor and commission-based positions.

InDepthNH.org offers an excellent compensation program for motivated individuals.

Education and Experience
– A College degree and online experience are preferred in a performance-based environment.
– Must adhere to the highest ethical principles.

Qualifications
– Demonstrated ability and proven success
– Experience in print and digital news, video and audio preferred, but not required
– Must be results-oriented self-starter and have a record of success working in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment
– Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
– Well-developed contemporary productivity and technological skills (Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM, Mobile, and Social)
– Ability to manage deadlines and to operate with a sense of urgency
– Understanding of traditional and digital media platforms
– A college degree is preferred but not required
– Strong analytical skills
– Ability to contribute to a positive local team culture

Interested? Please send us your resume to NancyWestNews@InDepthNH.org and let us know why you want to be the newest member of our team! These are remote positions.

June 2021

Features Editor

The Greenfield Recorder has an opening for a full-time features editor. Be part of a hardworking team focused on covering Franklin County and the North Quabbin area. The features editor will oversee coverage of the region’s arts, entertainment, food, home and garden, outdoors and its interesting people.

The desirable candidate has strong editing and writing skills, is able to design pages (although training on company-specific software will be necessary) and works well with others. Experience with photography is a plus. This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment requiring strong multi-tasking and organizational skills. Most of the content is produced by the paper’s reporters and freelancers although the features editor contributes as well.

The Recorder is owned by Newspapers of New England, a family-owned company with a commitment to serious community journalism.

We offer competitive pay, paid vacation and personal days and benefits including health, dental and vision insurance and a 401K.  We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Email a resume, cover letter, clips and salary expectations to Editor-in-Chief Joan Livingston: jlivingston@recorder.com.

No phone calls, please.

June 2021

Editor

The Lincoln County News in Newcastle, ME seeks an editor with experience as a community journalist and newsroom leader.

The editor must have at least five years of experience as a full-time journalist; demonstrate excellent skills as a reporter and writer; show excellent news judgment; and have command of journalistic ethics and Associated Press style.

The editor supervises a staff of seven full-time and two part-time employees; makes assignments; edits staff work; works with a large group of columnists and contributors; ensures all articles and submissions meet the newspaper’s standards; reviews opinion submissions for the editorial page; write’s editorials; writes articles; participate’s in a weekend call rotation; and represents the newspaper in the public, for example, as a moderator of candidates forums.

Familiarity with the Lincoln County community is helpful. A passion for community journalism is essential.

Candidates must live in or be willing to relocate to Lincoln County.

Benefits include two weeks each of vacation and sick time, which employees begin to accumulate immediately; an individual retirement account with an employer match up to 3%; and a choice of health insurance plans.

In its 146th year overall and its 101st under the ownership of the Roberts family, The Lincoln County News delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth coverage of Lincoln County available anywhere.

To apply, email a resume and writing sample to jroberts@lcnme.com. No phone calls.

June 2021

Editor

The Republican in Springfield, MA is seeking a new member of its news content leadership team.

Do you thrive in helping lead your team to success? Are you a news junkie? Do you love getting to the bottom of things in search of the real story behind the obvious one? The Republican, in Springfield, Massachusetts, is looking for someone who can take its award-winning newsroom to continued success as a news leader, both digitally AND in print, and to build our subscriber audiences. The job also involves actively engaging with leaders in the communities we serve and with readers.

For this position, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Passion for news and information
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a newsroom or related environment
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong team collaboration experience
  • Assertive, goal-oriented, and self-motivated
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work under deadlines with outstanding organization skills
  • Spanish-language skills preferred, not required

The Republican offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health & dental benefits and paid time off.

Click here for more information and to apply.

June 2021

City Reporter

The Norwich Bulletin/norwichbulletin.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a reporter to cover the eastern Connecticut community of Norwich, while providing assistance in the coverage of the communities of Griswold, Killingly and Plainfield, along with state news for the seven-day a week published newspaper and daily website that receive 130,000 visitors and 650,000 million page views monthly.

Located in eastern Conn., this position will allow the right applicant an opportunity to cover our core community while also potentially reporting on stories of statewide appeal for the USA Today Network.

Our ideal candidate is a collaborative team player who hustles after breaking news, has the investigative skills to hold the powerful accountable and is committed to reporting the news fully and fairly. We are seeking a key player to help craft coverage, shift old narratives, plan long-term focuses and find new ways to engage with our audiences.

Bulletin reporters are expected to have some photo skills and multimedia storytelling experience is a plus. Reporters are expected to write at least one story a day plus a weekly enterprise story. Working at night is common and some weekend hours and holidays may also be required.

The successful candidate will have a passion for community journalism and become a part of the community they cover.

Click here for more information and to apply.

June 2021

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