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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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

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Photographer

The Daily Hampshire Gazette seeks a full-time photographer to be part of a hard-working and friendly team focused on covering Hampshire County. The photographer would join a photo editor who shoots regularly and has been at the Gazette for the last 30 years.

The shift would cover afternoons and evenings, including weekends. Candidates should have a strong interest in shooting sports, local news, features, enterprise, breaking news, and video. We are looking for someone to join our team with enthusiasm for finding stories, engaging with the community, and meeting deadlines while writing informative captions. The Gazette is an award-winning paper with a strong commitment to visuals as part of our story-telling component.

This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment requiring strong multi-tasking skills. Founded in 1786, the Gazette is a daily newspaper owned by Newspapers of New England, a family-owned company with a commitment to local journalism.

Interested? Send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to Photo Editor Carol Lollis at clollis@gazettenet.com.

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.

May 2022

Business Development Manager

Adlistics is a media buying platform designed to better connect advertisers to newspaper publishers through automation and self-service. Recently launched in February 2022, Adlistics is located in the north station neighborhood of Boston.

Position Overview:
The Business Development Manager position will oversee the publication database and be the liaison between the publications and their listing on the Adlistics platform. The position will be responsible for soliciting new publications to register, managing a team of overseas data specialists, attending tradeshows, and assisting with publication customer support.

Qualifications:

  • 0-3 years of experience
  • Analytical with problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to initiate new relationships
  • Ability to work in a fast-pacing start-up environment

Candidates should email cover letter and resume to david@adlistics.com.

Read full job description with salary range and other details

May 2022

News Editor

Essex Media Group, the parent company of Itemlive.com and nine publications, seeks a news editor with 2 years of newsroom and daily reporting experience, as well working knowledge of AP style.

The successful candidate will plan daily news coverage manage reporters, photographers, a production team, and assign stories.

Responsibilities include discussing long- and short-term news coverage planning with the publisher; critiquing product execution, including copy editing, and exercising disciplinary prerogatives in accordance with company policies.

The news editor is the point person in redefining Essex Media Group’s goal of attracting talented young journalists who want to turn the news business on its head.

Send a cover letter and resume to Susan Conti, at sconti@itemlive.com.

April 2022

Editor/Business Manager – Parable Magazine

The Diocese of Manchester (the Catholic Church in New Hampshire) seeks a qualified Editor and Business Manager for its diocesan magazine, ParableParable serves to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to all in New Hampshire and highlights the teachings and inspiring stories of our faith. The editor is responsible for managing all phases of editorial development and production of Parable; implementing editorial procedures to ensure print and digital publication is completed in a timely manner; and managing business functions, marketing, engagement, and development of Parable.

Candidates should be practicing Catholics with a strong background in editorial management functions including working with freelance contractors, organizing copy and photography for publication, and oversight of printing and production schedules. Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Giselle North at Gnorth@rcbm.org.

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April 2022

Maritime Reporter

The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander, award-winning weekly newspapers serving Hancock County, Maine, seek a motivated, conscientious maritime and news reporter/photographer. This individual will cover the fisheries, related regulatory and judicial action, aquaculture, boat building, sailing, and general news stories. A background in maritime industries is preferred.  Experience or training in reporting is necessary. Applicants must have reliable transportation and be willing to work evenings and occasional weekends.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ongoing monitoring of the Maine Department of Resources, federal fisheries agencies
    and court cases affecting Maine waters;
  • Producing a minimum of five stories a week, including 2-3 on maritime issues;
  • Developing relationships with state officials, fishermen, seafood buyers, boatbuilders,
    scientists and aquaculturists with the goal of producing timely, thorough, and original
    coverage;
  • Actively participating in weekly news meetings;
  • Producing weekly story lists.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to turn around tight, clean copy on deadline;
  • Working familiarity with AP Style;
  • Strong news judgment;
  • The ability to work well independently or as part of a team, and to juggle multiple
    simultaneous projects with varying lead times;
  • Proactive, self-directed, and able to prioritize and multitask effectively.

This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits that include health insurance, paid time off, and 401K.

Send resume, cover letter, and three news clips to Cyndi Wood, Managing Editor at cwood@ellsworthamerican.com.

April 2022

News Reporter

The Mount Desert Islander, an award-winning weekly publication based in beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine, is looking for an ambitious news reporter to join our team. Candidates should have strong critical thinking skills and be comfortable navigating public records and complex issues.

The successful candidate will be curious and comfortable digging for the truth and asking tough questions of authority figures. He or she will be expected to develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community, juggle multiple assignments and strive to get it right even on a tight deadline.

The top candidate would have at least two years of experience as a journalist; however, we would also welcome recent journalism graduates who are ready to hit the ground running. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Turn around tight, clean copy on deadline.
  • Be familiar with AP Style.
  • Have strong news judgment.
  • Be able to work well independently or as part of a team, and juggle multiple simultaneous projects with varying lead times.
  • Be proactive, self-directed, and able to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Be ready to report and write stories about everything local: Municipal meetings, schools, police, and courts.
  • Have a passion for community journalism.

The Mount Desert Islander offers a competitive salary and a flexible schedule plus a comprehensive benefits package for employees including health insurance, retirement, paid time off, dental, life insurance, and other supplemental benefits.

Interested persons should send a resume, letter of introduction, and three news clips to Faith DeAmbrose, Managing Editor at fdeambrose@mdislander.com.

April 2022

Graphic Designer – Part-time

Providence Business News, southern New England’s leading business publication, is looking for a graphic designer to work on a part-time basis. We provide news via print and digital platforms and host numerous live and virtual events throughout the year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist production director in preparing files for print. Includes working closely with sales,
    editorial, and event marketing departments in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preparing all issues for digital upload, both as website posts and digital eBook editions.
  • Help with creating and/or scheduling digital ads and promotional materials for PBN.com and newsletters.
  • Creation of ad campaigns for print, website, social media, and email in collaboration with
    advertising and marketing staff.
  • Production and/or updating of sales and event materials.

Qualifications and Requirements: see full job description

To apply, send an email with the subject line “Designer Candidate” to Anne Ewing, at Ewing@PBN.com. explaining why you think you are the right person for the job, along with your resume, references, and samples of (or links to) emails, landing pages, websites, and other work you are proud of. No phone calls, please.

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April 2022

Reporter

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, a digitally focused, award-winning, twice-weekly community newspaper in southwestern New Hampshire, is looking for an ambitious reporter who understands the critical role of local journalism and has an insatiable appetite for reporting wide-ranging enterprise stories with deep impact.

This job entails covering several Monadnock region towns and includes a bit of everything: government and education reporting, breaking news, crime, and features.

Our ideal candidate is endlessly curious and passionately committed to journalism, will work hard, and get a great start to a media career.  The successful candidate will have some writing experience, proficiency with social media, basic photo, and video skills, and an unflinching desire to get at the stories our readers need.

The position will require some evening hours and some weekend work. Must have a valid driver’s license and properly insured motor vehicle.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and offer the potential for advancement within Newspapers of New England, a family-owned group of six newspapers that serves readers in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Vermont. Diversity in hiring is a priority for the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript.

Send a cover letter, resume, and three samples of your best work to publisher Heather McKernan at hmckernan@ledgertranscript.com.

April 2022

Criminal Justice Reporter

The Day, an independent media company in eastern Connecticut, is looking for a full-time reporter who wants to join an enterprising, forward-thinking newsroom that values compelling storytelling.

This reporter will cover cops, courts, and fire, file breaking news, and develop long-form Sunday stories for all platforms. The reporter also will write a regular newsletter and collaborate with other reporters, editors, and visual journalists on multi-media projects.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of daily newspaper experience, or equivalent, preferred.
  • Must be able to meet breaking news deadlines, but also step back and craft the big-picture story.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be a team player and enjoy working with other journalists.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle required

To apply:

If you’re interested in joining our collaborative, award-winning newsroom and growing as a writer and reporter send a cover letter, resume, and clips for review to: humanresources@theday.com.

March 2022

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.

March 2022

Opinion Editor

The Day, an independent media company in eastern Connecticut, is seeking an experienced journalist to reimagine our opinion page for the 21st Century and beyond. This editor will write editorials and oversee freelance contributors, as well as solicit commentary from community members and officials. The successful applicant will develop a strategy to engage our audience through newsletters, podcasts, forums, and other ways. This position is considered part of our leadership team and is compensated accordingly.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a diverse group of contributing writers.
  • Solicit community commentary.
  • Organize and hold community forums and political debates.
  • Write a regular op-ed column.
  • Write editorials.
  • Use metrics to drive content.

Qualifications:

  • Five years or more experience as a reporter and/or editor, with the ability to tackle complex issues.
  • Opinion writing experience is a plus.
  • Comfort level with newsletters, podcasts, multi-media.
  • Comfort level with using metrics to drive content.
  • Pagination experience is a plus but not required.

Able to meet deadlines and multi-task.If you would like to join this digital-first, multi-platform media company, send a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to: humanresources@theday.com. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V

March 2022

Human Resources Manager

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Human Resources Manager at The Day Publishing Company. We are looking for a forward-looking dynamic professional able to adapt to a rapidly changing industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hands-on leadership role with one direct report
  • Aligns workforce with company goals to optimize organizational effectiveness
  • Instrumental in leading talent development including acquiring, developing and retaining talent
  • Develops and administers human resources policies, programs, and services
  • Assures that company policies, personnel, and equal opportunity practices comply with the applicable provisions of federal and state laws.
  • Administers employee and retiree benefit plans including health insurance, 401k, and pension
  • Assists with the annual 401k and pension audits
  • Member of the senior management team
  • Foster an environment of trust and integrity that align with the mission and goals of the company
  • Provide support for Board of Trustees’ monthly meetings
  • Oversees payroll function

Read the full job description

March 2022

Copy Editor

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

We are an independent 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 part of a team-oriented news staff pursuing that mission. The newsroom has grown in recent years in recognition of the vital role it plays in the organization.

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, including Facebook and Twitter.

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.

The schedule will include working the weekends but can be flexible for weekday hours. Remote work will be considered if the applicant is within reasonable driving distance of the Keene area, as there may be times when the editor is needed in the newsroom.

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

March 2022

Editorial Assistant

The Milton Times, a small independent weekly newspaper, located in Milton, MA, is looking for an editorial assistant to help with processing submissions from our own writers and the general public.

Must be highly organized, aware of community issues, and computer literate. Some writing and photo skills are required. This work, like most of what happens at the Times, is remote and may remain that way. This is a full-time position. Experience is not necessary but dedication to journalism is a must.

Send resume and writing sample to June.miltontimes@gmail.com.

March 2022

Reporters 

The Lincoln County News is hiring bright, dedicated, relentlessly curious reporters who want to start, grow or culminate their career at a newspaper deeply embedded in its community.

The Lincoln County News is an award-winning hyper-local print-first weekly newspaper, family-owned for over 100 years with its own independent press in the heart of coastal Maine.

We cover everything from traditional town meetings to trending local TikTok producers. Reporters are on the beat for municipal, school, sports, farm and fishery, arts and entertainment, community, breaking and hard news in all 19 towns of Lincoln County.

Relevant education and experience are preferred, but we will train the right candidate who demonstrates strong writing skills, news judgment, an eye for good photos, and a commitment to learning.

Must be able to meet deadlines, adapt to unexpected circumstances, ask good questions, and work hard. Must have a driver’s license and reliable transportation.

The Lincoln County News offers a competitive salary, flexible schedule, and benefits package including health insurance, retirement, paid time off, and other supplemental benefits.

Send a resume, letter of introduction, and three writing samples, preferably news clips to Editor, Raye S. Leonard at rleonard@lcnme.com.

Full Job Description

February 2022

Audience Engagement Editor

The Sun Journal is seeking a full-time social media savvy editor to engage our readers in our online journalism. We need a journalist with the energy, expertise, and vision to inform and engage the communities we serve via digital platforms, help train and coach our journalists on how to best use digital tools to improve storytelling and promote engagement, interpret online analytics for the newsroom and company management, and cover events and breaking news with our hard-charging news teams.  Bonus? You’ll have fun working with some of the most intelligent and funny people you will ever know.

A comprehensive benefits package is available: Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance options; 401(k) with company match; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Our Culture: We are respectful, inclusive, curious, collaborative, accountable and we promote safety. If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Sun Journal
Attn:  Human Resources
PO Box 4400
Lewiston, ME  04243-4440
humanresources@sunjournal.com

February 2022

Bilingual Editor & Reporter

The Republican is seeking a new member of its news content team whose duties will include coverage of the Western Massachusetts Latinx community, along with oversight and content development for El Pueblo Latino, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper.

The ideal applicant should have demonstrated writing and editing skills in both Spanish and English, the ability to build and work with freelance and student journalists. Background in marketing and community engagement is a plus.

For this position, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Passion for news and information
  • Minimum 3 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 required

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

For immediate consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to humanresources@repub.com.

Full Job Description

February 2022

Copy Editor/Page Designer

The Republican in Springfield, Massachusetts, is looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative copy editor and page designer to join our Publications Hub with both print and digital responsibilities. This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary and benefits package, including health & dental benefits and paid time off.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and paginate news, sports, business and feature pages, as necessary
  • Edit copy, write headlines, edit and rewrite captions, proofread pages
  • Work on a variety of daily and weekly newspapers; Spanish language skills a plus
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of multiple publications, including daily and Sunday newspapers
  • Curate story, photo, and graphic content from multiple sources, including social media platforms, for use in print products

Skills & Experience:

  • Degree in journalism, communications, or a related field or commensurate experience
  • At least 3 years of experience with a proven ability in writing, editing copy, writing headlines and producing high-quality newspaper pages; command of AP style and grammar a must
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently as needed and prioritize multiple tasks appropriately
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign suite and Photoshop among digital skills needed; ability to design and execute graphics a plus 

For immediate consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to humanresources@repub.com.

Full Job Description

February 2022

News Reporter

We have a great opportunity for an eager, curious individual with a passion for storytelling. The Martha’s Vineyard Times, an independent, family-owned news organization, is looking for a full-time reporter to work alongside our award-winning staff.

The right candidate will have an inquisitive nature to seek out stories and the ability to cultivate sources that will keep The Times ahead of the news. Applicants must have solid time-management skills with an ability to juggle several assignments and tasks.

The Times is a digital-first news organization publishing a daily newsletter, as well as a weekly print publication. In addition, there are a host of specialty publications that provide our writers with diverse opportunities to demonstrate their craft.

Along with writing, you’ll learn important skills like web and newsletter production, as well as social media skills.

Reporting isn’t a 9 to 5 job. Some nights and weekends are part of the job. Let us know how you can help The Times continue as the dominant news source on Martha’s Vineyard. Please send resumes and clips to Editor George Brennan george@mvtimes.com. No phone calls, please.

February 2022

Manager of Events

The Keene Sentinel is looking for a Manager of Events to help us grow our event business in the local market.

The Keene Sentinel is an iconic 200-plus year media company in the picturesque Monadnock region of New Hampshire. We’re looking for an ambitious, highly motivated, and experienced Manager of Events to help our company continue its legacy of bringing relevant, engaging, and memorable events to our community.

As the Manager of Events, your role is to creatively and strategically develop, implement, and execute highly engaging, community-focused events. Responsibilities include venue negotiations, programming, vendor management, marketing strategies, on-site logistics, and ensuring a positive experience for our attendees. You’ll also play an important role in helping us to craft our strategic plan as it relates to events, and we will look for skills in sponsorship sales and development.

At The Keene Sentinel we value people who are passionate about their craft, collaborative team players, and driven by the mission of community service. If you share these values, have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in events, please introduce yourself; we’d love to meet!

This is a full-time position, including a base salary, bonus opportunity, and a generous benefits package, including health insurance.

Please send a letter of interest, resume and link to your online profile to Sean Burke, Executive VP-Revenue at sburke@keenesentinel.com. No phone calls, please.

February 2022

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