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

Reporter

The award-winning, career-building Republican-American in Waterbury, Conn. is seeking reporters for various beats and opportunities on staff.

We cover Northwestern Connecticut with authentic, ethical, impactful journalism across platforms and with community service top of mind. Experience is great; we’ll also coach newcomers to our craft with our reporters and editors who appreciate getting reporters on a good path to tell engaging, vital stories readers need and want.

401K, health insurance, opportunity to grow and advance.

To apply, email a letter about why you want to report, resume, and clips to REPORTER, ra-hr@rep-am.com. EOE.

December 2021

Editor

The Daily News of Newburyport, a CNHI LLC publication, 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; possess excellent reporting skills, show exceptional news judgment; and regularly edit to Associated Press style.

The editor supervises a relatively small staff; schedules assignments; edits reporters’ work; manages the incoming work of columnists and contributors; contributes to the editorial page; reports on events and writes articles;  and represents the newspaper in the public, for example, meeting with schools and local politicians.

Familiarity with the Newburyport area is helpful.

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of a growing community, isn’t afraid to hold others accountable, and can work as part of a local and regional team within the CNHI LLC network of community newspapers.

If you have the following:

  • News reporting, photography, and design/presentation skills as they relate to print and digital platforms;
  • Understanding of how to manage staff and direct a newsroom;
  • Strong news judgment as it relates to marketing and presentation of newspapers;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Experience in overseeing a newsroom or as a section editor of a newspaper,
  • Responsible for training and professional development of newsroom staff.

Benefits include Blue Cross health insurance, paid time off, dental insurance, 401(k), vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k) matching, employee discount, flexible spending account OR health savings account, identity protection, employee assistance program.

The Daily News of Newburyport is part of the North of Boston Media Group.  North of Boston Media Group’s newspapers, lifestyle publications, and digital products reach a highly desirable demographic audience in southern New Hampshire and northeastern Massachusetts.

To apply, email a resume and writing sample to Daily News Publisher, John Celestino, jcelestino@northofboston.com. No phone calls.

November 2021

Advertising Sales Consultant

At North of Boston Media Group, we believe in the value of community journalism. We tell the stories of the people who live and work North of Boston, and we cover the news that is important and useful to them. Our award-winning community newspapers include four dailies, one Sunday, and four weeklies.  We belong to CNHI LLC’s family of publications.

Work from offices in Danvers, Gloucester, or North Andover, MA.   We are looking for motivated individuals willing to put in the effort to earn $50k+ per year selling trusted and effective advertising platforms.

The North of Boston Media Group helps businesses promote their products and services by placing advertising messages in our print and digital offerings. This includes sales for our twelve high-demographic lifestyle magazines that can be viewed at www.eagletribune.com/magazines

Your clients will consist of a current list of active advertisers as well as the opportunity to bring in new customers. Prior sales experience is preferred but not required. We will train the right candidate with our proven sales program. The most important attributes include a positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. The compensation package includes a competitive base salary plus a very attractive commission program, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for advancement.

You can sell to businesses anywhere in the North of Boston area, or to companies outside of the area trying to reach this desirable market.

Benefits include Blue Cross health insurance, paid time off, dental insurance, 401(k), vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k) matching, employee discount, flexible spending account OR health savings account, identity protection, employee assistance program

To apply, send resume, cover letter & salary requirements to Advertising Director Mark Zappala at mzappala@northofboston.com.

November 2021

Hard News Reporter

The Republican-American, Sunday Republican, and rep-am.com in Waterbury, Conn. seek a news-hungry, curious reporter who can break news, write with authority and develop enterprise on issues of import in our city and region.  This is the perfect job for a scrappy reporter who respects our proud, award-winning tradition of quality local journalism.

Excellent opportunity for someone with at least two to three years of daily reporting who wants to take that next step in your career. This job is all about hard news, skeptical reporting, providing news and information our readers want and won’t find elsewhere. What’s required: strong source development, the ability to find the story, not be told the official story; and the ability to produce both daily and longer-term pieces, tapping multimedia venues (video, audio, social media, live reports) when it serves your story and readers.

This job is based in Waterbury, a city of diversity, challenges, and pride. The beat would include City Hall, city politics including state and congressional leaders, and issues of interest to Waterbury and Connecticut’s cities in Hartford.

Our news staffers are six-time winners of the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s Newspaper of the Year competition since 2015, and our newsroom has both launched many a journalist’s career and provided a quality place to enjoy a job in regional journalism.

If this opportunity speaks to you, prove it with up to five clips that demonstrate gutsy, newsy reporting; a resume; and a letter pitching why you are the one for the job. Email to ra-hr@rep-am.com with Hard News Reporter in the subject line. EOE.

November 2021

Assistant Editor/Reporter Near Killington, Vermont

THE REPORTER, a weekly newspaper, based in Rutland County, Vermont and covering the towns of Brandon, Pittsford, Proctor, West Rutland, seeks an energetic reporter photographer who is eager to become an assistant editor.

A qualified candidate should have:

• At least one year of experience as a reporter, plus an undergraduate degree in journalism. Strong clips from previous publications.
• Be a good photographer, sports and news;

• Be eager to cover town selectboard and school meetings, as well as enterprise reporting and strong features.

The area is built on outdoor recreation: Killington and Pico ski areas located in Rutland County, the Middlebury College Snow Bowl is nearby, the famed Brandon Gap backcountry trails are 7 miles up the road, and two Nordic ski areas (Rikert and Blueberry Hill) are within 10-20 minutes. Plus, Brandon is the gateway to the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area (with hiking, mountain biking, skiing, camping, birding, and more). Mountain biking trails are everywhere. Brandon is also home to two breweries (Foley Brothers and Red Clover), rated as two of the best micro-brews in the country, and a host of good restaurants, as well as a local opera company.

THE REPORTER is a sister publication with the Addison Independent, based in Middlebury (home of Middlebury College) just 15 miles north, and the Mountain Times, a weekly based in Killington, which also covers Rutland County.

We offer competitive wages, vacation, family leave, health care benefits, retirement plan. Send resumé, cover letter, and clips to: Angelo@addisonindependent.com.

November 2021

Web Editor

Providence Business News, southern New England’s leading business publication, is looking for an enterprising web editor to help us cover one of the nation’s most diverse business communities.

The web editor helps set the daily digital news agenda, reporting and editing stories from staff writers on topics ranging from finance to manufacturing and health care, and government to tourism and technology. The web editor also helps manage and produce daily newsletters.

We’re looking for a talented, tech-savvy editor who is a self-starter with strong news judgment, is familiar with AP style, and is eager to learn. Familiarity with content management systems and email marketing clients is a plus.

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

October 2021

Full-Time Reporter and Photographer

The Lincoln County News in Newcastle, ME has an opening for a full-time reporter and photographer to cover local government, breaking news, business news, community events, and courts; write features; and perform other tasks as necessary under the direction of the editor. Candidates should demonstrate a passion for community journalism.

Requirements: experience or relevant education; strong reporting, writing, and photography skills; ability to meet deadlines; fluency in social media and ability to learn basic website administration (will train). Positive attitude, professional presentation, and strong work ethic. Familiarity with AP Style preferred. Video skills are a plus. Recent college graduates looking to begin a career in journalism, as well as those who want to develop their career on a unique swath of the Maine coast, are encouraged to apply. Nights and weekends are a must, as is participation in a rotating on-call schedule. Must live in or be willing and able to relocate to Lincoln County.

This is an overtime-eligible position with competitive hourly pay and benefits, including health insurance, an individual retirement account with employer contribution, and vacation and sick pay.

This is a demanding job that often requires long and irregular hours, but also offers a flexible work schedule and an opportunity to live on the coast of Maine with abundant outdoor recreation opportunities in the area.

The Lincoln County News is an award-winning weekly newspaper. After 146 years in business and 101 years under the ownership of the Erskine-Roberts family, the LCN combines the stability of long-term family ownership and robust print circulation with the excitement of growth and innovation, including a new, responsive website at lcnme.com and a growing social media presence.

To apply, email a resume, writing and photography samples (two each), and three references to rleonard@lcnme.com. No phone calls.

October 2021

Executive Editor

Newspapers of New England is seeking a dynamic, experienced, and collaborative executive editor to lead the award-winning Daily Hampshire Gazette, Greenfield Recorder, Athol Daily News, Amherst Bulletin, and Valley Advocate in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.  Office locations in Greenfield and Northampton.

The ideal candidate will have deep journalistic experience as well as new ideas to help us serve an ever-changing audience across multiple platforms.  The executive editor must be motivated to mentor and train young journalists as well as our more experienced staff.  Experience managing multiple newsrooms while maintaining a hands-on relationship with the staff and news in each community is important.

This is a perfect opportunity for a leader looking to break away from the corporate world and apply their ideas, energy, and enthusiasm to leverage our historic brands while transforming and positioning them for long-term sustainability and audience growth.  A command of audience analytics and experience with the tactics that drive results is critical.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Shawn Palmer, Publisher, at spalmer@nnenews.com.  Newspapers of New England is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Job Description

October 2021

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

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

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