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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General Assignment Reporter

The Inquirer and Mirror, an award-winning weekly newspaper on Nantucket Island, is looking for a dynamic general assignment reporter. He/she must have strong digital/social media skills as well as a solid understanding of municipal/judicial reporting, the ability to connect in a small community, find stories of interest to report on and write quickly and accurately on deadline.

The candidate for this position understands the needs of a multi-media newsroom and the important role community journalism plays. The job entails providing local news coverage for weekly print and daily digital platforms including text, audio and video and social media. Must have vehicle, valid driver’s license.

The right candidate will be able to produce content that varies from feature and lifestyle writing to reporting on municipal government to big picture investigative pieces that examine issues relevant to our community.

To apply, please submit a resume and writing samples to: Joshua Balling, Managing Editor, The Inquirer and Mirror, PO Box 1198, Nantucket, MA 02554, or email jballing@inkym.com.

The Inquirer and Mirror offers Health Insurance and 401(k). Housing available. Compensation commensurate with experience. The Inquirer and Mirror is an equal-opportunity employer.

August 2022

Advertising Sales Representative

The New Hampshire Union Leader is looking for a Multi-Media Advertising Sales Representative. This position will be responsible for managing and upselling an active client list as well as calling on new business. There will be a commission guarantee for the first 6 months while business ramps up for the new rep, as well as mileage reimbursement, health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), and paid time off. The candidate must have solid consultative sales skills.

This is a full-time job with a base salary, plus a generous uncapped commission, bonus & spiff plan.

Pay: $42,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Stephanie Vangjel at svangjel@unionleader.com.

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August 2022

News Reporter

The Mashpee Enterprise on Cape Cod is looking for a community-minded, high-energy news reporter to cover:

  • schools
  • natural resources
  • environmental conservation
  • housing
  • historic preservation
  • public health
  • regional government

The ideal candidate would be curious, have a background in journalism, an understanding of or interest in local government, and be able to write well on deadline. Additionally, this person must appreciate how vital local journalism is in keeping a community informed, involved, and invested.

Please send your resume and letter of interest to Steven Withrow at withrow@capenews.net.

August 2022

Local News Reporter

The Day, an independent media company in eastern Connecticut, is seeking a dedicated journalist to cover news and features. Join our energetic and collaborative newsroom and refine and sharpen your reporting and story-telling skills.

The Day produces award-winning content, including articles, videos, photographs, podcasts, and newsletters. Reporters are given the time to know their communities and to produce while working with editors and photographers, impactful Sunday and daily page one story’s that matter.

If you’re curious, creative, hard-working, enterprising, and deadline-driven we’d like to talk.

Bachelor’s degree and writing and reporting experience required. Recent college grads are encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter, resume, and writing examples to Tim Cotter, Executive editor, at t.cotter@theday.com.

July 2022

News Editor

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 build our subscriber audiences. The job also involves actively engaging with leaders in the communities we serve and with readers.

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the managing editor, this newsroom leader will oversee the day-to-day content production.
  • Oversee a team of veteran and beginning journalists, as well as freelance writers, as they cover a range of Western Massachusetts news and politics, entertainment, and lifestyle features.
  • The person will be part of the senior leadership team and as such involved in developing the evolving editorial strategy and direction. This person will oversee the development of the newsroom’s structures and processes to support that editorial strategy
  • You should be organized enough to manage people in person and working remotely, as well as content budgets and editorial calendars.
  • This newsroom leader must have a deep passion for our region, our brand, our audiences, and seizing opportunities to grow.
  • Provide visionary leadership and day-to-day management for staff, including editors, reporters, freelancers, and the print publications team.
  • Manage workflows that enable reporters and editors to work efficiently and effectively. Balance daily and weekly stories with longer-form pieces.
  • Serve as primary liaison with the print production team.

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 team collaboration experience
  • Assertive, goal-oriented, and self-motivated
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work under deadlines with outstanding organizational skills
  • Spanish-language skills preferred, not required

Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Cynthia Simison, CSimison@Repub.com.

July 2022

Editor

We might be small but we’re serious about journalism. A Group of five weekly newspapers and websites — and two magazines — in northern Vermont seeks a talented, self-motivated copy editor and wordsmith to assist the publisher and editor — someone who appreciates community journalism.

We move — rewrite — a ton of copy weekly, a mix of community submissions and staff-generated content. Some reporting is expected. Familiarity with AP style preferred, as is a background in journalism, and ability to handle a camera. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. More at vtcng.com.

Send a resume, cover letter, and clips to Greg Popa, POB 489, Stowe VT 05672, or jobs@stowereporter.com.

July 2022

Reporter

Our feisty, first-rate weekly newspapers — the Stowe Reporter, News & Citizen, Other Paper, The Citizen, and Shelburne News — need an experienced full-time reporter to cover dynamic, vibrant communities in Chittenden County, Vermont.

40 hours per week, full fringe benefits. Fast-paced, high-energy environment, top-shelf staff; enterprise reporting is prized.

The ideal candidate is flexible, motivated, curious, and reliable. Good place for doing good work. Check out the communities you’ll be covering: South Burlington, Shelburne, Hinesburg, and Charlotte. Experienced, please. Photography, social media, and copy editing skills are a plus. More at vtcng.com.

Send a resume, cover letter, and clips to Greg Popa, POB 489, Stowe VT 05672, or jobs@stowereporter.com.

July 2022

News Reporter

The Sandwich Enterprise in Sandwich, Massachusetts is looking for a community-minded, high-energy news reporter to cover:

  • Public safety
  • Natural resources
  • Environmental conservation
  • Housing
  • Planning
  • Historic preservation
  • Public health

The ideal candidate would be curious, have a background in journalism, an understanding or interest in local government, and be able to write well on deadline. Additionally, this person must appreciate how vital local journalism is in keeping a community informed, involved, and invested.

Please send your resume and letter of interest to John Paradise at paradise@capenews.net.

July 2022

News Reporter

The Concord Monitor, a digitally-driven daily newspaper and website in New Hampshire’s state capital, is looking for an ambitious reporter who understands the critical role of local news and who wants to help forge the future of journalism. This job entails covering the city of Concord and criminal justice. The successful candidate should have daily writing experience, proficiency with social media, basic photo and video skills, and an unflinching desire to get at the stories our readers need.

Our reporters are often recognized for their ability to tell meaningful stories that connect data and real people to the issues most affecting our readers and their communities. The ability to dig for new and fresh angles and an appreciation for accountability journalism are central to this role.

In addition to daily reporting responsibilities, you’ll have an opportunity to work on enterprise and investigative stories as well as medium and long-term projects. You’ll work with editors to refine your craft, and you’ll get to do it all in a newsroom consistently recognized as among the best of its size in New England.

The right candidate will have:

  • An appreciation for the vital role of community watchdog journalism and a willingness to jump into the fray.
  • An ability to work under tight deadlines with speed and precision.
  • A desire to learn new skills and evolve with the industry. This can include digital infographics, locator maps, photography/video, searchable databases or anything you feel is vital to telling the story.
  • A hunger to be heard. Reporters have a big voice here, so we’ll need you to come to the table with ideas.

Send a cover letter and three samples of your best work to editor Jonathan Van Fleet at jvanfleet@cmonitor.com.

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July 2022

Entry Level Reporter

Essex Media Group, the parent company of Itemlive.com and nine publications, seeks an entry-level reporter right out of school or who has minimal experience in the newsroom and daily reporting. Working knowledge of AP style is desirable.

Responsibilities include news coverage of a diverse and growing city.

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

June 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.

June 2022

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.

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May 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

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