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Updated June 17, 2013
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Jobs in North Carolina
Sports Editor (6/17/13)
The Free Press of Kinston is seeking an energetic sports editor who will be responsible for coverage of prep and community college athletics in Lenoir, Greene and Jones counties. Ideal candidates will have at least two years experience at a daily newspaper or collegiate student newspaper. A strong knowledge of AP style and new media is required. The Free Press covers eight high schools in its three-county area that have won a number of state championships in different sports in the past few years. The Free Press, a Halifax Media Group newspaper with a 10,000 circulation, offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The paper is located in Kinston, a shade over an hour from several beaches, 30 minutes from Greenville and less than 90 minutes from Raleigh. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and work samples to Bryan Hanks, managing editor, The Free Press, 2103 N. Queen St., Kinston, NC 28502. You may also e-mail the same package to Bryan.Hanks@Kinston.com. No telephone calls, please.
Part-time Reporter (6/11/13)
The Observer News Enterprise is hiring a part time reporter. Responsibilities include covering local news and government, writing news, business and feature stories and taking photographs for publication in our newspapers. Preferred qualifications include journalism experience, excellent grammatical and writing skills(AP Style)and knowledge of Photoshop, Quark and a MAC environment. A valid driver's license and auto insurance are required and the candidate must provide reliable transportation. Please email your resume with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Editor at (828)464-0221 Ext. 314 for more information.
Newsroom Clerk (6/7/13)
The Richmond County Daily Journal is looking for a part-time newsroom clerk. This person will handle a wide variety of editorial duties, from obituaries and club news to weddings and engagements, with time for some general assignment and feature work. The ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills and the ability to deal with the public in a professional and friendly manner. This is an entry-level position. The job is 30 hours a week, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please send a letter of interest and resume to Editor John Charles Robbins at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
The Stanly News & Press seeks an organized and intellectually curious reporter. Our reporter must be able to cover a variety of story types including features, breaking news and enterprise pieces with minimum supervision. We also need someone with strong reporting skills and the ability to write accurate and clean copy on deadline. Candidates must have photography, social media and website experience. Competence with Pagination is preferred. The Stanly News & Press is a three-day newspaper in North Carolina, just north of Charlotte. The Stanly News & Press publishes many magazines, a weekly TMC product and a website, www.thesnaponline.com. Albemarle is situated near the middle of the state, within about an hour’s drive of Charlotte and Greensboro. Stanly County offers many leisure activities at the lakes, Morrow Mountain and the Uwharrie National Forest. Compensation will be based on experience. EOE. Please send resume and clips to Editor, B.J. Drye at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. The Stanly News & Press is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Ala., CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states. 7-20-13
The News Herald, a 9,000 six day a week community newspaper in Morganton, NC, is looking for an experienced Editor to join our winning team! Qualified candidates must possess strong planning and organizational skills, as well as a strong desire to serve the community. The ideal candidate will possess strong editorial skills, including reporting government, courts, profiles, feature stories all aspects of a true community newspaper. A knowledge of AP Style is a must. The Editor also will supervise a team of six and work with freelance Reporters/Photographers in making sure coverage is thorough and complete. Copy editing and photography capabilities also are included in these responsibilities. A Bachelors Degree in journalism is preferred as well as five to seven years of experience. Apply at worldmediaenterprise.com Job# MOR-0603
Entry-Level Reporters (5/30/13)
News Junkies wanted. The Franklin Region of Community Newspapers Inc., has several positions open for entry level reporters in Western North Carolina to cover topics including news, education, business and government. If you possess excellent writing and verbal skills, are able to produce clean copy, and work in a team environment this may be the job for you. Candidate must be versatile, be able to analyze and write well, cover beats, work well under deadline and take complicated issues and make the reader understand them. Journalism degree required. Send cover letter, resume, clips and salary requirements to: email@example.com.
Content Manager (5/30/13)
The Daily News in Jacksonville, NC is looking for a multimedia journalist to manage and collect content for digital and print distribution. Ideal candidate would have a strong Web orientation with ability to translate content to multiple platforms, including print. Essential attributes: understanding of audience needs; solid news judgment; editing and reporting experience; ability to produce multimedia presentations; willingness to push limits of what a hustling news operation can produce. Position requires evening and weekend work and includes some reporting duties. For more information, contact managing editor Cyndi Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kinston Daily Free Press is seeking an energetic photographer who’s got an eye for composition, flexible schedule and strong technical skills. Attention to detail, professionalism and visual storytelling is required for this one day a week position. Knowledge of journalism ethics and time management are needed to work in this fast pace work environment. This is an opportunity for an eager photojournalist to use the pages of the award-winning daily as a canvas for their best work. Please send cover letter, resume and portfolio to Chief Photographer, Janet S. Carter via email: email@example.com.
Lifestyle Reporter (5/30/13)
The Gaston Gazette is looking for a lifestyle reporter who is excited by the fast pace of our changing industry. The ideal candidate has an interest in pop culture and current trends, from food and fashion to TV and technology, and home and gardening as well important topics such as faith, family and health. This reporter need to be a self-starter, highly organized, excited about generating story ideas through contacts and social media and able to work independently as well as collaboratively with other members of the lifestyle team. We’re looking for new ways to present information, in print and online. One - 2 years experience is preferred. Ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple assignments a must. The Gazette, a Halifax Media Group newspaper, is located 20 miles from Charlotte. Send resume and 5 samples of your work to Marlene Smith, HR Director e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sun Journal is looking for a reporter who can cover cops, courts and calamity in our beautiful, historic, riverside city in Eastern North Carolina. The Sun Journal won best community coverage and General Excellence awards for print and online at this year’s North Carolina Press Association and has a veteran staff who would welcome another experienced journalist, or help mentor someone with less experience. Social media skills a huge plus. Send your resume and writing samples to Managing Editor Randy Foster at email@example.com.
The Richmond County Daily Journal, an award-winning daily newspaper in North Carolina, is looking for an entry-level reporter to join its newsroom. A journalism degree is preferred, but not required. Experience is a wonderful substitute. The successful candidate should be able to produce clean copy, be willing to learn, be comfortable with the web, and be able to aggressively work a beat. Wages and benefits are competitive. Send a cover letter, resume and 3 to 5 clips to Editor John Charles Robbins at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Sports Writer (5/24/13)
The tri-weekly Lincoln Times-News in Lincolnton, N.C. is seeking a full-time sports writer to join its newsroom. The sports writer is primarily responsible for our coverage of four public high schools and a charter school in Lincoln County and the page design of the sports section. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a proficiency in InDesign and an inquisitive mind are the traits we're looking for. Please send a cover letter, resume, three references and 3-5 clips to email@example.com.
Multimedia Journalist (5/22/13)
The McDowell News, a small daily in Marion, NC, is seeking a multimedia journalist to cover crime, courts and write general assignment stories for print and web as well as shoot and edit video. Applicants should have knowledge of AP style, have computer skills and should be social media savvy. A four-year degree is preferred. Apply at worldmediaenterprise.com Job # MAR-0524. Send resumes and clips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Managing Editor (5/13/13)
BH Media Group has a full-time opening for a Managing Editor – Rockingham County Newspapers. The Managing Editor is responsible for all news and editorial content in The Reidsville Review, Eden News, The Madison Messenger and the Rockingham Now web site. S/he oversees news and sports reporting staff, works with the News & Record executive editor and with editors in the off-site universal desk where page production is done to achieve desired results. SKILLS: • Relevant Bachelor’s degree required. • Minimum of 3 years reporting and editing experience. • Demonstrated ability to identify newsworthy topics, edit copy, and ability to work with reporters. • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, creativity, excellent time management skills, and the ability to meet deadlines. To apply, send resume to Beth.Abrams@news-record.com.
Freelance Reporters (4/15/13)
The Raleigh Public Record is looking for freelance reporters to develop and report news stories in Raleigh. We're a nonprofit, online-only news publication serving Raleigh by reporting the stories that go unreported or under-reported by other area news outlets. Our topics include city and county government, development, environment, transportation, growth and community issues. Knowledge of Raleigh helpful. Some prior news experience preferred. Curiosity and a passion for accurate reporting a must. The Record pays $50-$200 per article. Pay for investigative and enterprise stories varies by project. The "nonprofit" part means we don't have a lot of money, but we work hard and believe in the need for strong local journalism. If that sounds like a team you'd like to join, get in touch with our editor on the Record contact page at http://www.raleighpublicrecord.org/contact/. 6-11-13
Jobs Outside of North Carolina
Multimedia Journalist (6/7/13)
The Morning News, a subsidiary of the Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, a Fortune 100 company is seeking a self-motivated, high-energy Multimedia Journalist in Florence, SC. The job requires the ability to cover breaking news, produce quality enterprise stories for the newspaper, and our website, www.SCnow.com. The candidate selected will be assigned a beat, depending upon their abilities, interests, and the needs of the newsroom, so the ability to develop sources and cover a specific area is essential. Because the Morning News and scnow.com report news around the clock, candidates must demonstrate commitment to the philosophy that news gathering is a 24/7 process. This position will work directly with reporters and newsroom staff to develop and produce interactive and promotional content for all platforms .Candidates should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, QuarkXpress and Photoshop as well as some knowledge of software programs that aid in posting to the Web. Must be willing to learn new things, be flexible and able to adapt and grow with the job. Must be able to take photographs and shoot video to accompany stories, or be willing to learn same. Candidates will be required to post video, photographs and stories to the Web, along with copy editing and page proofing. A valid drivers license, access to a vehicle, proof of auto insurance and the ability to cover assignments at night or on weekends is required. Bachelors degree in journalism or related discipline preferred. Experience working in a digital newsroom a plus. Apply online at www.worldmediaenterprise.com, email cover letter and resume to email@example.com or mail to: Morning News HR Dept., 310 S. Dargan Street, Florence, SC 29506.
The Post and Courier, a growing, independently owned news organization based in Charleston, S.C., is recruiting freelance journalists living in the South to contribute to an ambitious new project. Beginning in June, The Post and Courier will launch a new section in both its print and digital editions dedicated to covering critical issues impacting the South. We are looking for journalists living in the South who can develop stories of regional interest, moving beyond the day’s headlines to craft forward-looking, analytical pieces that will resonate with a broad audience. Unlike some organizations, we will compensate our team of freelancers for their work. If you are an experienced journalist in the South who can provide the kind of compelling content our section needs, please send your resume and three of your best clips to The Post and Courier’s South editor Melanie Balog at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are particularly interested in candidates from Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. Ability to write and shoot photos is a significant plus.
Jobs in North Carolina
Marketing Consultant (6/10/13)
The Washington Daily News, Washington NC, is seeking a high-energy marketing consultant. In this position, you will be charged with growing revenue from existing and new customers. You'll sell marketing solutions that include newspaper, online, magazines and much more. You'll also work as part of an experienced team to develop solutions that will help your customers reach their success goals. We are looking for a sales professional who can build strong relationships with decision-makers, manage contract fulfillment and deliver superior customer service. If you have proven sales experience,can effectively implement marketing strategies and work independently and in a team atmosphere, then this sales opportunity is for you. Our ideal candidate believes that compensation, stability, growth, and advancement are a result of hard work and success. If this sounds like the right mix of challenge and opportunity, then we want to hear from you. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and professional references to Washington Daily News, Box "A", P O Box 1788, Washington, NC 27889 or via email to: email@example.com 8-15-13
Display Advertising Manager (6/10/13)
The Goldsboro News-Argus (NC), 16,000 daily, 18,000 Sunday, is a progressive family owned newspaper located in eastern North Carolina, 40 minutes from Raleigh and 90 minutes from the beach. The News-Argus offers competitive pay structure and benefits including 401K plan, health insurance, and life insurance, Section 125, paid sick leave and paid holidays and vacation. Goldsboro is a mid-sized market with a diverse economic base that’s a great place to live and work We are seeking an experienced advertising professional who is ready to take on the challenge of developing and leading a staff of six outside sales reps and has the desire to advance into an Advertising Directors position. Candidates should possess strong people and leadership skills. Primary responsibilities include: • Train, develop, and coach sales staff to enable them to maximize their potential. • Develop and monitor sales strategies to ensure the staff is investing effort in areas with the greatest opportunity. • Identify opportunities and recommend programs to fulfill the needs of small and mid-sized advertisers and increase market share. • Work with advertisers to develop and maintain strong business relationships. • Analyze marketplace and competition to determine the most effective product strategies. Qualifications: • Bachelors’ degree in marketing, business, or related field or equivalent years of experience. • Minimum of two years retail and/or classified sales experience. • Related retail / classified training and management experience is desirable. • Able to organize time effectively and motivate staff to achieve goals. • Can interact with peers to achieve common goals. • Ability to delegate and follow up on assignments. • Able to react to change productively and maintain positive harmonious relationships. This position reports to the Advertising Director and serves as a vital member of the newspaper’s management team. If you are interested in exploring this career opportunity, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. 9-10-13
Account Executive (5/16/13)
The News Herald in Morganton, NC is accepting applications for an Account Executive to work in a fast paced environment. The position is responsible for selling multimedia advertising solutions to local retail accounts, making presentations, layout and scheduling of advertisements for publication, customer service of accounts, new business development, maintaining minimum activity levels and achieving revenue goals. Must be detail and goal oriented with good verbal and written communications skills and the ability to work under deadline pressure. Requires excellent organizational skills, flexibility, self-motivation, professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication. To apply, go to www.worldmediaenterprise.com and reference Job# MOR-503
Niche Advertising Manager (5/16/13)
Use your entrepreneurial skills to manage the sales and production of three annual tourism magazines and one monthly women’s magazine. All magazines are well established and successful for many years. This is a ground floor opportunity to take an award winning tourism magazine and an award winning women’s magazine to the next level. We are searching for someone who will possess the energy, drive and vision to grow revenue by delivering value to our advertising customers and the leadership ability to increase value in current products while developing new products. The ideal candidate will be team oriented using collaborative skills to succeed, have above average sales ability, and enjoy total engagement in building a growing department. Experience in creating business plans, benchmarking, and evaluating every aspect of product development and implementation is required. Excellent pay and benefits while working in a beautiful mountain tourism area and home of ASU University. Send resume and cover letter to: Charlie.email@example.com
Advertising Sales Director (5/10/13)
The Sun Journal is seeking a proven Advertising Sales Director to lead its multimedia advertising sales team. We are looking for an energetic leader who is dedicated to achieving and surpassing sales goals, as well as focused on delivering value to customers. Candidates will be: Able to develop/execute advertising sales plans to achieve print/digital revenue goals. A digital leader, who is knowledgeable about digital technologies and has a proven track-record of driving digital sales performance. Hands-on, having a talent for coaching sales professionals and sales management to maximize their potential and build long-term client relationships. Other qualifications include: A bachelors degree in advertising, marketing, business administration or other relevant area. Appropriate experience may be considered in lieu of degree. A minimum of five years advertising sales leadership experience. Only candidates with relevant newspaper industry experience will be considered. P&L experience, knowledge of forecasting and modeling tools. Outstanding oral and written communication skills. Owned by the Halifax Media Group, we offer excellent benefits, including health, dental, life, LTD, STD, 401K, domestic partner benefits and more. The Sun Journal is an award-winning daily newspaper, located in New Bern, North Carolina, with a daily circulation of 13k and 15k Sunday. Our online presence can be seen at www.NewBernSJ.com. New Bern is located less than an hour from the beach and sits at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers. Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Linda.Lawson@NewBernSJ.com or mail the same to: HR Manager, Sun Journal, 3200 Wellons Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562
Sales, sales and more sales. Print, digital, mobile, social … That’s what we want from our sales exec! North Carolina Press Services seeks a hard-driving, proven sales executive to find advertisers who want results. The NCPS sales executive oversees our overall sales strategy – from cold call to on-site call, from fresh ideas to excellent execution of traditional sales practices. We don’t ask for much – just great work, great hustle and a great attitude! The sales exec works with our outstanding NCPS staff, which places the ads, tracks and bills, and proves to the client that newspapers DO work! Sales experience of all sorts and a proven track record are a must; strong background in digital sales and social media marketing is a definite plus. We offer great pay, excellent benefits, and a fun, creative working environment. To apply, send an online cover letter, resume and any samples to NCPA Executive Director Beth Grace at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jobs Outside of North Carolina
Jobs in North Carolina
Jobs Outside of North Carolina
Jobs in North Carolina
Jobs Outside of North Carolina
Jobs in North Carolina
Jobs Outside of North Carolina
Jobs in North Carolina
Jobs Outside of North Carolina
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I have almost 20 years experience as a sports writer with 12 spent in the Atlanta area. While I am seeking employment with a newspaper as a sports writer and/or editor, I am willing to cover other beats. During my years in sports journalism, I have covered a number of high school championship events involving a variety of sports in Georgia including championship finals in basketball, baseball, softball and soccer. I have also written a weekly column on a number of sports topics and while my biggest strength is related toward game action, I have written several features over the years on a number of local athletes. I have several awards from the Georgia Press Association and am a very hard worker. While I work hard at my job I believe covering sports is enjoyable because you meet a lot of people and sports is simply fun to watch. During my years in the profession, I have acquired a working knowledge of computers, photography and Quark which has allowed me to be able to assist others when needed. I am willing to relocate if the opportunity is viable. Email to email@example.com for work samples as well as a resume. (6/4/13)
I am an Online Multimedia Producer with experience in news, television and radio. My specialties are web content management, HTML, social media, audio recording, video editing, graphic design and photography. I am looking for an online multimedia position in any of the above fields. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. You can also view my work at www.brianhighmedia.com. (6-4-13)
Sharp, tireless, and astute freelance writer and editor seeks a new mountain to climb! I possess multiple medium writing experience: print and online magazines, newspapers, websites, instructional, short scripts, and commercial content I am creative and experimental; excellent at brainstorming ideas and have adhered to Associated Press (AP) Chicago Manual of Style (CM) and a variety of house style manuals. I’d like to contribute my writing, editing skills to grow your publication’s target audience, working in the role of a part-time writer or editor. Please visit my website to review my e-Portfolio: http://www.rachellenones.com or contact email@example.com for more details. I am seeking a teleworker position but am open to accepting a part-time on-site or partial telecommute position based in North Carolina and will relocate at my own expense, within a three month period after my starting date. (5/13/13)
Experienced journalist looking for freelance opportunities in the upstate SC/NC Mountains area (within 40 miles of Tryon, NC). Excellent features and news writing skills. Accurate, well-researched, clean copy. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org. (4/24/13)
I'm a journalist with more than 15 years of experience who is seeking a position at a daily or weekly newspaper as news editor, managing editor or Web editor. I have significant experience in community journalism, with a background in reporting, photography, copy editing, page design, Website management, social media management, digital news package planning and team leadership. I also won an MDDC Press Association award for page one design in 2007. Most recently, I worked as the managing editor of a six-day newspaper in Illinois. I'm willing to relocate and available immediately. Please call Matt Saxton at 217-690-7363 or send e-mail to email@example.com for a copy of my resume and portfolio, or just to talk about what you might have available. I look forward to hearing from you! (4/5/13)
With almost five years of experience in community journalism under my belt, I am now looking for a greater and more rewarding challenge. My area of expertise is primarily political coverage,courts, and other general assignment opportunities. I can also handle a digital camera with ease. Seeking a position at a daily. Not shy when it comes to digging to the real heart of any story and have exercised FOIAs on a regular basis. firstname.lastname@example.org (2/27/13)
I have almost 20 years experience as a sports writer with 12 spent in the Atlanta area. While I am seeking employment with a newspaper as a sports writer and/or editor, I am willing to cover other beats. During my years in sports journalism, I have covered a number of high school championship events involving a variety of sports in Georgia including championship finals in basketball, baseball, softball and soccer. I have also written a weekly column on a number of sports topics and while my biggest strength is related toward game action, I have written several features over the years on a number of local athletes. I have several awards from the Georgia Press Association and am a very hard worker. While I work hard at my job I believe covering sports is enjoyable because you meet a lot of people and sports is simply fun to watch. During my years in the profession, I have acquired a working knowledge of computers, photography and Quark which has allowed me to be able to assist others when needed. I am willing to relocate if the opportunity is viable. Email to email@example.com for work samples as well as a resume. (2/18/13)
Freelance professional writer with writing experience and a knack for technology. If you need a proven-self starter to proofread your documents, or to write and design tutorials, guides, or other professional publications, then email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919.279.0802. You can also view my ePortfolio at http://tblanding0.wordpress.com that further demonstrates my writing and design skills. (2/5/13)
May 2012 grad of UNC-CH. Reporter, editor, photographer and videographer specializing in community journalism and comfortable with most digital platforms, social media and publishing programs. Have worked as copy editor for The Daily Tar Heel, editor of academic journal, editor in chief of community publication, reporter for The Fayetteville Observer, Fort Bragg Paraglide, Elite Magazine, Her Campus Magazine and the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group. Looking to leave current position for greater challenges and opportunities, willing to relocate. Contact email@example.com for more information or go to www.linkedin.com/in/abbiebennett (1/4/13)