Writing Jobs 7.29.11

From Gorkana Jobs

Ad Age, Reporter – New York or Detroit
Associated Press, Correspondent – Rio de Janeiro
Associated Press, Newsperson – Mexico City
Barron’s.com, Income Blogger – Manhattan, NY
BioWorld Today, Staff Writer – Atlanta, GA
Bloomberg News, Contract Writer/Producer/Fill-in On-Air Reporter – New York
Boston Herald, Executive City Editor – Boston
cnnmoney.com, Section Editor, Breaking News – New York
Dow Jones Investment Banker, Special Writer – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Copy Reader – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Copy Reader National – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – Houston
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – New York City
Dow Jones Newswires/VentureWire, Reporter – San Francisco
Imagination Publishing, Editor – Chicago, IL
LaunchSquad, Managing Editor – San Francisco, CA
Moore Stephens, Online Communications Specialist – New York
NewsCore, Freelance Writer/Editor – New York
NJBIZ, Reporter – New Jersey
Reuters, Washington Financial Policy Correspondent- Washington DC
Reuters.com, Editor – New York
The American Lawyer, Deputy Editor – New York
TheStreet.com, Wall Street Deal Reporter – New York
Thomson Reuters, Top News Editor – New York
Thomson Reuters, Top News Editor, Wealth Management – New York

WEB EDITOR (LESSITER PUBLICATIONS) LESSITER PUBLICATIONS, Brookfield, WI seeks a Web Editor. Will work directly with editors and publishers to create and manage all aspects of Web sites, including writing articles, posting video, editing audio, managing Facebook and Twitter presences, creating e-newsletters, and developing online surveys. Should be able to contribute ideas to improve the projects assigned. Will lend support at two annual conferences held outside of the Milwaukee area. Should have experience writing for the Web, be well-versed in social media, be able to make rudimentary changes to HTML code to repair a page error, understand how to use a contemporary CMS, understand standard photo adjusting with PhotoShop, be able to roughly edit field video using iMovie or Final Cut, etc. Knowledge of Flash a plus. Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communications, English or related fields required. E-mail resume and cover letter to: webeditor@lesspub.com

WEB EDITOR (2) (WDIV-TV)
WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI seeks two Web Editors for Post-Newsweek stations. Positions could be based in either Detroit or Miami. Responsibilities include gathering and compiling news stories and producing content for television station Web site in a fast paced, breaking news environment. Must have strong multi-tasking skills and work well under deadline pressure while balancing demands from up to six television stations at one time. Must have strong writing skills, sound editorial judgment and highly developed digital skills. B.A. in Journalism or related field and three-five years prior experience working for a television news station, daily newspaper or in an on-line news environment required. Online link to work samples, resume and cover letter to: bpohovey@wplg.com

WIRE/NEWS SERVICE/SYNDICATION:
— Dow Jones Newswires/Chicago seeks a reporter (Job #000100733) to cover the airline and aerospace industry beats who can work extensively in cooperation with colleagues in Washington, overseas and with the Wall Street Journal; will lead DJ coverage of the aerospace and defense sectors, including Boeing, break news on the corporate performance of these companies and analyze broader signals they provide for domestic and global economies; must know the financial markets, including corporate finance, application should include five clips, a resume and pitches for two news stories and one feature idea. Apply online at http://careers.newscorp.com/Job/Details/1164

— Reuters seeks stringers in state capitols on big stories, including Springfield, IL; Lansing, MI; Jefferson City, MO; Frankfort, KY; St. Paul, MN; Pierre, SD; and Bismarck, ND; the ideal candidate would be someone who is already working as a reporter for a non-competing news service at the capital and would like to pick up some extra money supplying Reuters a story you’re already doing. For additional information, contact Mary Wisniewski, Reuters/Chicago bureau, at (312) 408-8731 or by e-mailing mary.wisniewski@thomsonreuters.com.

— Patch.com/Iowa seeks regional editors with at least four years experience, each of whom will manage a region of 12 local editors, each running a site; local editors are tasked with reporting, writing, editing, assigning, taking pictures and video, maintaining an events calendar and a database of local business listings, getting users involved and acting as liaison with important community figures; must assure that the sites provide trusted news and information and can drive the region’s sites to become a landmark in their communities, identifying and developing deep ties/visibility/strategic partnerships in the communities you serve; must have a firm grasp of AP style, understand SEO, analyze regional site traffic reports and make decisions based on them, demonstrate an eye for talent and an appreciation for and the ability to train and mentor young journalists. Apply online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_searchresults.asp?partnerid=25237&siteid=5438&AgentID=9936406&codes=WPAT&Function=runquery.

— Patch.com/South Carolina seeks regional editors with at least four years experience, each of whom will manage a region of 12 local editors, each running a site; local editors are tasked with reporting, writing, editing, assigning, taking pictures and video, maintaining an events calendar and a database of local business listings, getting users involved and acting as liaison with important community figures; must assure that the sites provide trusted news and information and can drive the region’s sites to become a landmark in their communities, identifying and developing deep ties/visibility/strategic partnerships in the communities you serve; must have a firm grasp of AP style, understand SEO, analyze regional site traffic reports and make decisions based on them, demonstrate an eye for talent and an appreciation for and the ability to train and mentor young journalists. Apply online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_searchresults.asp?partnerid=25237&siteid=5438&AgentID=9936401&codes=WPAT&Function=runquery.

NEWSPAPERS

** The Chicago Tribune seeks an accomplished business editor (Job #20111-18586) who has strong news judgment, has a proven ability to conceptualize and deliver great stories, has well-honed organizational skills, has clear leadership potential, has a passionate interest in business news, has a talent for supervising and encouraging reporters so they can do their best work and can cover the world of business from a Chicago perspective; must support this broad mission with intensity and grace. Apply online at www.tribune.com

— 22nd Century Media (Northbrook, IL) seeks an assistant editor who is interested in working in an environment that is entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun; must compile the weekly community calendar, coordinate the religion page, conduct a weekly photo poll, put together the police report, complete stories and cover news events as needed and pother duties as needed; must be detail-oriented, energetic, have a creative mindset, be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and AP style; background with InCopy and photography a plus. Email three clips and resume to joe@wilmettebeacon.com. EOE No calls.

— Openings at the weekly Lake County Journal (Grayslake, IL):

Passionate managing editor who will be the main contact for the community, will coordinate/edit/design the publication, will post content to the Web site, will extensively edit press releases, will crop and tone reader-submitted photos, will field reader questions and concerns, will write a community-focused column, will produce/edit/proof pages from other features sections with lifestyle and entertainment content and will meet all deadlines; must be organized and outgoing, able to edit news releases according to AP style quickly, have experience paginating newspaper pages with working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop and work well under pressure

Enthusiastic reporter who can generate story ideas, conduct interviews, write enticing stories, develop and maintain sources, work well alone or as part of a team, have working knowledge of AP style, have an interest in providing hyper-local news, will post stories to the paper’s Web site, will shoot photos with a digital camera, design pages and be familiar with social media and other multimedia platforms; working knowledge off InDesign is a plus, and experience is preferred. Clips/editing samples, with resume, to the Shaw Suburban Media HR Dept., attn: Lake County Journal reporter, Box 250, Crystal Lake, IL 60039 or e-mail editorialrecruitment@shawsuburban.com. EOE

— The Morris (IL) Daily Herald seeks a copy editor-page designer/reporter who has experience in composing visually-appealing and reader-friendly pages in both newspaper and magazine formats, can marry the written word and photographs with info boxes and other elements in the most effective way on a given page, can work well under deadline pressure, knows AP style/InDesign/Photoshop, can crop and format visually appealing photos, can shoot visually appealing photos on occasion, can write captivating headlines and can write well-developed and detailed stories that focus on the people involved in the events and activities going on in the community as well as the vents themselves. Apply to the Herald HR Dept., Box 749, Morris, IL 60450, fax (815) 942-0988 or apply online at http://www.shawmedia.com/job_details.php?job_id=157. EOE

— The Rockford (IL) Register Star seeks an experienced copy editor who can edit a story, write the headline, design the page, post the story to the Web, write a second headline that is SEO friendly, update Twitter followers and Facebook fans, make deadlines and join a 14person desk. Connections to the Midwest a plus. Clip and resume to Doug Gass, ME, 99 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61104 or e-mail dgass@rrstar.com. EOE (7/25)

— AgriNews (LaSalle, IL) seeks a news editor who can oversee staff, manage assignments/layout/design, interact with the agricultural community of Illinois and Indiana and post online content to include breaking news and updates; must have a keen interest in current events and know desktop publishing. Resume to GParnisari, 426 Second St., LaSalle, IL 61301 or e-mail gparnisari@newstrib.com. EOE

— The twice-weekly Clinton (IL) Journal seeks a sports reporter who can also cover some basic news items for the paper, which covers all local sports; photo and design layout experience helpful; the paper will consider recent grads. E-mail work samples and resume to Gordon Woods at gwoods@clintondailyournal.com. EOE

— The Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier seeks a GA photographer (Job #11002230001) who has a keen eye for intriguing and compelling photography, can tell a story through pictures and knows computer photo editing and Canon photo equipment; prior professional experience preferred. Apply online at http://www.freedom.com/jobs/job_info.asp?id=2253. EOE
** The Madison County Record (Edwardsville, IL) seeks an enterprising and aggressive reporter who can cover civil court action in both Madison and St. Clair Counties. Resume to Ann Knef, editor, at eaknef@gmail.com. EOE

— The Beloit (WI) Daily News seeks an energetic, enthusiastic and curious reporter to work in a news-rich environment; although experience is preferred, the paper will consider talented newcomers. Clips, resume, references and letter stating salary history to William Barth, editor, 149 State St., Beloit, WI 53511 or e-mail bbarth@beloitdailynews.com. EOE

— The West Bend (WI) Daily News seeks a second-shift copy editor who can edit locally submitted material, produce news and inside pages, pick wire stories, write strong headlines, do complete layout and design on deadline, display creativity and flexibility and has expertise with Macs, AP style, Quark and Photoshop. Design examples and resume to Jill Badzinski, ME, 100 S. Sixth St., West Bend, WI 53095 or e-mail HRD@conleynet.com.

— The Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter seeks a part-time sports reporter who can help cover local sports in print and online; must communicate well through the written word, excel under deadline pressure, have a familiarity with sports on the HS, collegiate and pro levels; the paper will consider recent grads who can work nights and weekends. Apply online at http://www.jobpath.com/Jobs/Gannett/Part-Time_Sp_Sports_Sp_Reporter/J8B45W66GNC35BVGSDG or send clips and and resume to mknuth@gannett.com.

— The Marshfield (WI) News-Herald seeks a self-driven, resourceful and versatile reporter who has demonstrated communications, teamwork and organizational skills; must have strong print and online writing skills, a sense of urgency, an understanding of business and health care and ways to inject human interest into every assignment; the paper prefers 1-2 years experience but will consider recent grads with solid clips. Send up to five work samples, resume and references to Jonathan Gneiser, GM/editor, 111 W. Third St., Marshfield, WI 54449 or e-mail jgneiser@marshfieldnewsherald.com.

— The Country Today (Eau Claire, WI) seeks a regional editor/production coordinator who can coordinate in-office production of the weekly agriculture-focused newspaper, write stories, provide photos, work closely with the editorial staff and production departments, be willing to meet and greet the public, is deadline-oriented and has good computer skills; must be willing to travel to gather the news. Clips and resume to Jim Massey, attn: editor, 3855 County Road T, Barneveld, WI 53507 or e-mail jimmassey@mhtc.net.

— The Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette seeks an pinion page editor who can do more than write crisp and well-reasoned editorials on issues that matter to the residents of NE Wisconsin; the successful candidate will be the driving force behind the paper’s mission to lead the community in public dialogue and connect with readers in meaningful ways through digital technology and the latest social media tools; the ability to generate editorial ideas on a variety of local, state and world topics is important, along with the ability to blog, tweet, conduct chats and produce videos. Work samples and resume via e-mail to careers@greenbay.gannett.com

— The Wausau (WI) Daily Herald seeks an experienced copy editor for a regional sports desk who is detail-oriented, enjoys working on a team in a fast-paced environment, can produce clean copy and sharply-designed pages for four papers, assist with taking coaches’ calls and writing game roundups, post content quickly for online and mobile readers and work a shift that is primarily Tuesday through Saturday nights. Design portfolio, clips and resume to Chris Schulte, Box 1286, Wausau, WI 54402-1286 or e-mail cschulte@wdhprint.com.

— Openings at the Muncie (IN) Star Press: Energetic and tenacious reporter to cover Delaware County who has insatiable curiosity, has endless energy, has the ability and desire to tell stories on every platform, is self-motivated, is driven by passion instead of a paycheck and wants to make a difference in the community; clips and resume to Lisa Nellessen-Lara, executive editor, at lnelless@muncie.gannett.com.

Photographer who can find the perfect image in even the most mundane of assignments, can find stories, can shoot brilliant photos for the paper and Web site, can serve as a reporter for its weekly Yorktown Press, can work with multimedia, produce video and do photo slideshows; writing and videography skills preferred, and the successful candidate must work nights and weekends; DVD/online link/portfolio and resume to Lisa Nellessen-Lara, executive editor or e-mail lnelless@muncie.gannett.com.

Experienced copy editor/page designer whose passion is design, coupled with talent, a willingness to step outside the box, a love for words, the ability to write catchy headlines, background in AP style, experience developing art/illustration-driven pages and background designing front pages and graphics; work samples and resume to Kara St. Myer, design editor, Box 2408, Muncie, IN 47307-0408 or e-mail kmyer@muncie.gannett.com. (8/8)

— Openings at the Marion (IN) Chronicle-Tribune: Managing editor with at least three years newsroom management experience who has design skills, excels as a manager, has strong news judgment, can juggle assignments, can stay on track, works well in collaboration with others or as a leader, can oversee the nightly design and production of multiple daily newspapers in central IN and assist in setting the news direction of those products; applicants must submit a design portfolio, resume and publisher’s acknowledgement form.

Page designer who can work well on a fast-paced desk publishing multiple products, knows InDesign and Photoshop, has strong leadership skills, wants to be tested as a journalist and can develop (or already has) visual storytelling techniques; must be comfortable in both print and digital platforms and design experience outside of college is strongly preferred. Resume to David Penticuff, editor, 610 S. Adams St., Marion, IN 46953 or e-mail dpenticuff@chronicle-tribune.com.

— The Hendricks County Flyer (Avon, IN) seeks a Web-savvy, high-energy storyteller who understands the importance of community news, has a portfolio of impressive clips, has an outgoing personality, has photo and design skills, can produce creative copy under deadline pressure, can enterprise and has a strong knowledge of AP style; familiarity with the Hendricks County area and the west side of Indianapolis is a plus. Clips and resume to Kathy Linton, editor, 8109 Kingston St., Suite 500, Avon, IN 46123 or e-mail Kathy.linton@flyergroup.com.

— The Columbia City (IN) Post & Mail seeks a sports editor who is motivated, is an outstanding writer, is well-organized, has well-honed journalistic instincts, has a firm grasp of evolving trends in multimedia and social networks, has eye-popping page design skills, can oversee planning/production/overall quality of a sports department that covers three high schools, can cover sporting events and shoot photos at them, design 2-3 pages a day on a Mac-based InDesign system and can work nights and weekend hours. Apply to Rick Kreps at (260) 244-5153 x-203, or e-mail a resume to editor@thepostandmail.com. (7/18)
** The Columbus (IN) Republic seeks a night copy desk ace who combines sharp word-editing skills and a flair for design; must produce clean and fluent copy, write inviting headlines and design attention-grabbing pages. E-mail six work samples and resume to Mark Baldwin, editor, at mbaldwin@therepublic.com.

— The Frankfort (IN) Times seeks a versatile education reporter who can cover all f the administrative happenings, student accomplishments and other issues in four Clinton County high schools, can ask probing and insightful questions, can evoke answers to current issues, write stories on deadline, develop sources, cover breaking news and writing GA features as required; must be energetic, team-oriented, a multi-tasker, shoot compelling photos using digital cameras, engender positive PR with the community and contribute to all aspects of the paper’s success; must be proficient in AP style and absolutely correct in story content. E-mail three clips and resume to Brian Peloza, ME, at bpeloza@ftimes.com.

— The Brazil (IN) Times seeks an eager and experienced reporter who has background in news and sports writing, photography and Quark. Work samples and resume to Jason Moon, ME, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, IN 47834 or e-mail scoop1j@gmail.com.

** The Jasper (IN) Herald seeks an energetic and creative sports writer to fill out a three-person staff; must want to go beyond common sports reporting via expanded game coverage and magazine-style features, have good layout skills, and be able to cover prep sports and community sports, as well as a summer-league collegiate baseball team. Midwestern candidates preferred. At least three clips and resume to Brendan Perkins, sports editor, 216 E. Fourth St., Jasper, IN 47546 or e-mail sports@dcherald.com.

— The Madison (IN) Courier seeks a reporter who wants the freedom to explore story ideas and enterprise, obtain coaching from experienced journalists and wants to report both hard news and features; photo, design and pagination skills are a plus. Work samples and resume to the Courier Editor, 310 Courier Sq., Madison, IN 47250 or e-mail etompkin@madisoncourier.com.

— The Evansville (IN) Courier & Press seeks a news editor (Job #3691) who is a newsroom leader, has management and copy editing background, has a passion for getting it right, knows Adobe Creative Suite and can design great pages; Saxotech experience is a plus. Send six work samples/online links to your best work, a resume and a letter outlining why your are the best candidate to Mizell Stewart III, editor, at stewartm@courierpress.com.

— The Ames (IA) Tribune seeks an experienced and talented design editor to lead its copy/design desk who can oversee print publication design and copy editing, supervise design/copy editors, set design standards, coach desk editors for continually improving design/copyediting/headline and caption writing, manage desk schedules and work assignments, manage workflow and deadline performance, coordinate with all departments and printing partners, design the front page/magazines/section fronts/special sections/inside pages, check and send advance pages, edit copy, write headlines and captions and fill in for other desk roles as needed. Online portfolio links, resume to Alexandra Hayne, editor, at ahayne@amestrib.com. No calls.

— The Sioux City (IA) Journal seeks a city editor who is a newsroom leader, has the ability to run an efficient and effective team, has a track record of sound news decisions, has a reputation as a ruthless editor of copy, can manage an experienced group of reporters and news clerks, can help execute a series of online initiatives,, can work collaboratively with other managers, can cover portions of three states with a small but feisty staff and a capital bureau in Des Moines and can continue to grow as a journalist and leader. Work samples and resume to Mitch Pugh, editor, 515 Pavonia St., Sioux City, IA 51102 or e-mail mitchpugh@siouxcityjournal.com.

— Columbia (MO) Missourian design editor (see University of Missouri listing under “journalism education”).

** The Joplin (MO) globe seeks an experienced page designer who can work nighttime hours, write compelling headlines for local news and feature stories, design eye-catching pages under deadline pages, and always puts accuracy first; experience with Quark, NewsEdit Pro, Photoshop and AP style is preferred, along with sound news judgment. Work samples and resume to Brent Fisher, design editor, Box 7, Joplin, MO 64802 or e-mail bfisher@joplinglobe.com.

— The Maryville (MO) Daily Forum seeks an energetic and community-minded reporter to lead its newsroom; experience with community journalism is a must, while those with photo and page layout/design experience have a plus. Work samples and resume to Phil Cobb, GM, Box 188, Maryville, MO 64468 or e-mail pcobb@maryvilledailyforum.com.

** The State Journal (Frankfort, KY) seeks a GA reporter who has an interest in state government and politics but can also cover police, the courts, local government and features; the paper prefers daily newspaper experience but will consider those who have weekly or college newspaper background. Clips, resume, references and a letter stating salary requirements to Carl West, 1216 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankford, KY 40601 or e-mail clwest@fewpb.net.

— The Owensboro (KY) Messenger-Inquirer seeks a special publications designer/paginator who will use InDesign on iMacs to produce special sections, magazines and books for multiple newspapers produced in an expanding regional production hub; must have superior computer skills, the ability to produce reader-friendly designs and attention-grabbing section covers on deadline; the paper will consider skilled graphic designers as well as those who have experience in newspaper design; Photoshop background is preferred. Work samples and resume to Jacqueline Jordan, special publications editor, Box 1480, Owensboro, KY 42303 or e-mail jjordan@messenger-inquirer.com. EOE

— Openings at Landmark Community Newspapers (Shelbyville, KY):

Editor who has community newspaper experience and can work temporary assignments that range from several weeks to several months, with travel arrangements from the person’s current location; most of the needs will be at weekly newspapers and could be in any of the 13 states in which Landmark owns newspapers.

General manager/editors with at least 10 years of newspaper experience, including five years in management roles, who can work on a temporary basis throughout the company, have a solid understanding of business practices, can oversee advertising and circulation as well as news and production and can work assignments that range from several weeks to several months in any of 13 states; apply to Dan Sykes, Exec. VP.

Reporter/editor-at-large who can cover jobs at any LCNI newspaper in cases of emergency or other staffing shortages; knowledge of sports is a plus; apply to Benjamin Hamm, editorial dir. Reporters and copy editors willing to relocate and move up in a group of 56 paid dailies and weeklies in 13 states; apply to Benjamin Hamm, Box 549, Shelbyville, KY 40066, call (502) 513-1157, fax (502) 633-4447 or e-mail bhamm@lcni.com. (indef.)

** Openings at the Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune: Assistant business editor with 5-10 years experience who can lead a savvy team of reporters to greater height, has leadership skills, has a desire to produce sophisticated journalism online and in print and can help manage the business desk’s daily operations as well as do long-term planning; top minimum salary is $74,700/year.

Politics and government reporter with at least five years experience who is hard-charging, can stay atop all of the political and policy news at the Minnesota capital and beyond, is writing ahead-of-the-curve enterprise stories regularly, can blitz topics in print and on digital platforms, is competitive, is fast-paced, is a team player and is strong, fast and fair-minded; minimum pay $67,800. Apply online at www.startribunecompany.com/jobs

— The Brainerd (MN) Dispatch seeks a reporter/editor for a digital-first newsroom who has online knowledge and experience, has photo ability and can do sports writing in addition to the daily news grind. Work samples and resume to Roy Miller, editor, Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401 or e-mail roy.miller@brainerddispatch.com. (8/6)
— The West Central Tribune (Willmar, MN) seeks an energetic and dedicated sports editor who has a passion for covering prep and community sports, receive and write game reports, interview and write feature and enterprise stories, edit copy, design pages (Quark), meet deadlines and shoot photos; must coach the sports staff, post material to the Web and do some reporting and weekly layout for the paper’s year-round Outdoors section; must work some weeknights and weekends. Send five clips and design samples, resume and references to Kelly Boldan, editor, Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mail kboldan@wctrib.com.

— Openings at the Detroit (MI) News:

Business editor who can lead a 14-person staff, can quickly develop plan for major breaking news, can generate imaginative and agenda-setting enterprise reporting, has an understanding of the auto industry and Michigan business, is a critical thinker and editor, has strong management skills, can coordinate efforts across departmental lines and can work closely with the paper’s Washington and Lansing bureaus; apply to Don Nauss, ME, at (313) 222-2368 or e-mail dnauss@detnews.com.

Metro desk reporter who is experienced and aggressive, can contribute to the operations immediately, can cover and break news of regional and local significance, can file to the Web site, can identify and report trend and enterprise pieces and can contribute to the online operations; CAR and multimedia skills a plus; apply to Walter Middlebrook, AME, at (313) 222-2429 or e-mail wmiddlebrook@detnews.com.

Sports copy editor who has a firm knowledge of sports, can write strong headlines and captions, can work with reporters to improve stories, displays good news judgment, has the ability to handle deadline pressure and has experience posting stories to the Web; apply to Walter Middlebrook, AME, 615 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226, call (313) 222-2429 or e-mail wmiddlebrook@detnews.com.

** Openings at the Holland (MI) Sentinel: Copy editor/page designer who can edit stories for all sections of the newspaper, help proof pages, write headlines, work carefully with local and wire copy, has strong language skills and is able to work nights, weekends and holidays; the paper prefers 1-2 years of experience but will consider recent grads with strong clips. Reporter who has a passion for telling stories, the ability to write quickly and accurately, and the ability to write for all platforms; experience with local government and business writing is preferred. Work samples and resume to Ben Beversluis, editor, 54 W. Eighth St., Holland, MI 49423 or e-mail ben.beversluis@hollandsentinel.com.

— The Jackson (MI) Citizen-Patriot seeks a part-time (28 hours/week) sports reporter who can answer phones, input results into its HS sports Web site, work nights and weekends and write an occasional feature or game story; the paper despises corrections, so accuracy is a much; the paper will consider applications from college students who live within driving distance of Jackson. Clips and resume to Jeff Bleiler, night editor, 214 S. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 492-1 or e-mail jbleiler@citpat.com. No calls.

— The Lansing (MI) City Pulse seeks a reporter who has the potential to grow into editing, can write several new and feature stories a week for the alt-weekly, demonstrate an interest in governmental and investigative reporting, help oversee freelance staff and interns, is thoughtful and fearless and is committed to high-quality journalism; InDesign experience helpful. Apply online at http://lansingcitypulse.com

— Openings at the Port Huron (MI) Times Herald:

City editor with at least two years newspaper management experience who can lead local newsgathering efforts, can oversee a four-person reporting staff, can do planning, can lead the paper’s watchdog and investigative strategies, can do some reporting as needed, can demonstrate proficiency in digital and social media platform delivery and has good editing and coaching skills.

News editor with at least tow years news desk management experience who can oversee and direct a six-person regional copy desk that puts out two daily morning newspapers, niche publications and services digital platforms; must have strong headline-writing, copy editing and page layout skills and be proficient in InDesign.

Copy editor/page designer to edit content and design pages for a broad range of daily and non-daily print publications, as well as formatting and publishing of editorial content to associated Web sites; must help to manage the editorial work flow, assure that copy is formatted properly, write headlines and captions that are accurate/active/informative/fair and edit materials for consistency and correctness in style, grammar, spelling, logic and content; familiarity with Quark, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Macs, PCs, Windows XP and MS Outlook a must; must be able to use desktop computers for extended periods, while background in publishing and print production is a plus; hours are evenings, weekends and some holidays. Work samples and resume to Judith McLean, ME, 911 Military St., Port Huron, MI 48060 or e-mail jamclean@gannett.com.

— The Ogemaw County Herald (West Branch, MI) and sister weeklies the Arenac County Independent and the Oscoda County Herald seek a GA reporter who can gather and write news, shoot photos and possibly do design work; writing experience preferred. E-mail work samples and resume to editor@ogemawherald.com, with the subject line of “staff writer position.”

— Openings at the Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer:

Statehouse reporter with at least five years experience and familiarity with the Greater Cincinnati area; must juggle instant updates on breaking news, dailies and hard-hitting enterprise work worthy of the front page, bring the area’s 20-person delegation to life, explain the personalities and motivations behind legislation or bureaucratic actions, help readers engage with state government, help readers understand what law changes/administration actions/state Supreme Court rulings mean to local readers and communities, reflect the region’s interests to leaders in Columbus, do data analysis and studies, find news and humanize it, file FOIA requests to pry internal debates and hidden decisions and databases out of state government and display fluency with a variety of platforms, including blogging, Twitter, social media and Excel; must shoot video with a Flip camera. Apply online at www.gannett.com

— Openings at the Marion (OH) Star:

GA reporter who can produce routine daily print and online content with a focus on the community, general and feature news; must be accurate, must meet deadlines, must collect basic information, must conduct interviews, be able to write breaking/in-depth/feature/project stories and contribute to video reports, focus on accountability of public officials through watchdog reporting; background with social media such as Twitter, Facebook and blogging desired; apply, with clips and resume, at http://www.jobpath.com/Jobs/Gannett/Reporter/J8B4QL6QR4F8KXMY6HW. Columbus-based reporter with the same attributes; apply online at http://www.jobpath.com/Jobs/Gannett/Reporter/JB935D7682L251SN2BV

— The Media Network of Central Ohio (Newark, OH) seeks a copy editor/paginator who is capable of producing fresh and exciting layouts for a group of 10 Gannett-owned newspapers serving Newark, Mansfield, Lancaster, Chillicothe, Zanesville, Coshocton, Marion, Bucyrus, Fremont and Port Clinton; should be proficient in Quark.. Page layouts/online links and resume to Michael Shearer, executive editor, 138 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster, OH 43130, fax (740) 681-4456 or e-mail mshearer@mncogannett.com with the candidate’s name in the subject field.

— The Putnam County Sentinel (Ottawa, OH) seeks a reporter who will cover city government, schools, public records, local people and events; applicants should know current events and have a strong interest in the local community, while those who can work with digital media and the Internet have an advantage; all applicants must have good spelling and grammatical skills, good typing skills and the ability to tell a story accurately and with a compelling style; some evening and weekend work is likely. Two clips and resume to Marlena Ballinger, editor, Box 149, Ottawa, OH 45875 or e-mail mballinger@putnamsentinel.com.

** The Youngstown (OH) Vindicator seeks news and sports reporters with at least two years experience who are well-versed in digital reporting trends and tools but also know the time-tested skills of storytelling, sourcing and news instincts. No whiners! E-mail 10-12 clips, resume and four professional references to Todd Franko, editor, at tfranko@vindy.com. No calls.

— The Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal seeks a business enterprise reporter (Job #3271) with at least five years newspaper or magazine experience who can showcase stories in print and online, producing both daily coverage as well as series, projects, investigations, profiles and other takeouts; must be a dogged reporter and a business generalist, have an insatiable curiosity about how things work, be able to tackle complex subjects and make them accessible to readers and a be writer who relishes the opportunity to write insightfully about winners and losers, success and failure, competition and challenges. Apply online at http://scripps.contacthr.com/18674605, then send three clips and resume to cabizreporter@gmail.com.

** The Emporia (KS) Gazette seeks an experienced reporter who can build sources, can dive into local issues, has sharp reporting instincts, has outstanding news judgment, can report and write quickly in a fast-moving atmosphere, has a curiosity about the community and its people, is an experienced interviewer, won’t shrink from the hard questions, can work productively in a team setting, is aggressive and adept at setting priorities, can reorder priorities as needed, is a strong editor and writer and has experience with multimedia journalism (video, audio, Facebook and Twitter). Clips and resume to Chris Walker, publisher, 517 Merchant, Emporia, KS 66801, fax (620) 342-4841 or e-mail walker@emporiagazette.com, with the subject line of Reporter Position.

— Hock Publications (Marion, KS) seeks a dynamic, results-oriented, extremely hands-on editor who is passionately committed to excellence in community journalism, has the ability to aggressively develop circulation and ad revenue both in print and from subscription Web sites, nurture a staff of nine full- and part-time journalists, serve as a key figure in community development, has ideas, can do planning, can roll up your sleeves to do whatever it takes and can do the exciting and the mundane with equal relish. Pay in the low $30K range. Work samples and resume to Eric Meyer, at eric@ekmeyer.net.

— The Lincoln (NE) Journal Star seeks an assistant city editor with at least five years experience who can help steer talented and independent-=minded reporters, provide top-notch line editing and effective coaching, collaborate with highly creative feature/online/photo/graphic teams to break new found in print and online delivery daily, publishing continuously to the Web, engineer a diverse mix of breaking news/watchdog journalism/features/trend stories and work holidays and weekends as needed. Apply online at www.journalstar.com and click on “jobs,” then “Work at the Journal Star;” include a resume and salary history, with a letter telling why you are the best candidate.

— The North Platte (NE) Telegraph seeks an experienced copy editor/page designer who can design attractive pages, edit copy and photos, write crisp headlines and can cover stories and shoot photos as needed, so versatility is the key. Work samples and resume to Job Vigil, ME, via e-mail at jvigil@nptelegraph.com.

— The weekly Madison County Record (Huntsville, AR) seeks an editor/reporter who can manage the newspaper office and work nights and weekends; experience preferred. Resume via e-mail to ekreth@mcrecordonline.com.

— The Pine Bluff (AR) Commercial seeks a detail-oriented sports editor with supervisory experience who is a solid writer and reporter, can plan and develop content for the daily sports section, pays attention to detail and has a can-do attitude; experience with InDesign is a plus. Apply by e-mail to sloftis@pbcommercial.com.

** Northwest Arkansas Newspapers (Springdale, AR) seeks a sports design coordinator who can edit sports stories under deadline pressure, can design pages that reflect the action and emotion of competition, can write eye-catching headlines and can work with the sorts editor and other designers to execute pages that build readership; must know AP style, InDesign, NewsEdit Pro, Illustrator and Photoshop and be able to work nights and weekends. Work samples and resume to the Sports Designer position, 2560 N. Lowell Rd., Box 7, Springdale, AR 72765 or e-mail jobs@nwaonline.com, with a subject line of Sports Designer.

— The twice-weekly Wynne (AR) Progress seeks a managing editor who will handle a wide range of GA news coverage along with laying out pages, shooting photos and overseeing the news department; background in Quark and Photoshop a must, along with a passion for community journalism and a desire to put out a great news product. Resume to David Boger, publisher, Box 308, Wynne, AR 72396 or e-mail sboger@cablelynx.com.

— McClatchy Newspapers (Charlotte, NC) seeks copy editors/page designers with at least two years experience to work on a consolidated Charlotte desk that serves the Charlotte (NC) Observer, the Raleigh (NC) News & Observer and the Rock Hill (SC) Herald who can design and edit news, sports and feature pages; must have a mastery of AP style, spelling and grammar. Work samples and resume to obsjobs@gmail.com.

— The Charlotte (NC) Observer seeks an opinionated, energetic and innovative associate editorial editor who thrives on diving into the most controversial and urgent topics facing the city, the region and the Carolinas; must help maintain the newspaper’s position as a respected and influential voice in the community that holds public officials to account and helps readers sort through complex and contentious issues; must write a weekly signed column, help edit the Viewpoint page of local and syndicated columnists, develop and implement innovative ways to connect with opinion-content readers through digital platforms, have a strong work ethic and have a comfort if not expertise with blogging, tweeting and other online media. Send 3-5 clips, a resume and a letter detailing why you would be a good fit to Taylor Batten, editorial page editor, Box 30308, Charlotte, NC 28230.

— The Goldsboro (NC) News-Argus seeks an enterprising reporter who is self-directed, is a motivated newshound, has a flair for daily coverage and an eye for investigative and feature opportunities; the paper will consider promising rookies with internship background. Resume to the Reporter opening, Box 10629, Goldsboro, NC 27532 or e-mail mwhittle@newsargus.com.

— Openings at the Hickory (NC) Daily Record: Copy editor (Job #HIC-000229) with at least one year experience who will edit news, feature and sports copy, paginate news, sports and feature pages for several daily and weekly newspapers, proofread, utilize good news judgment and display proficiency in Quark, Photoshop, AP style, spelling and punctuation. Sports copy editor/page designer with the same abilities. Apply online at www.mediageneral.com

— Freedom ENC Publications (Jacksonville, NC) seeks copy editor/page designers (Job #1102090003 and 1002130008) for a Jacksonville-based regional desk that handles copy and builds pages for three daily newspapers, in Jacksonville, New Bern and Kinston; must write good headlines, edit copy well, know AP style/grammar/punctuation and have background using Photoshop, InDesign and Quark. Apply to Richard Clark, desk editor, at rclark@freedomenc.com.

— The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC) seeks a sports editor who is a strong writer, can manage another sports writer, can cover high schools and UNC/Pembroke and wants the opportunity to cover ACC football or basketball when the rest of the work is done; must be willing to embrace a number of challenges, although pagination duties are minimal. Clips and resume to Donnie Douglas, editor, Box 1028, Lumberton, NC 28359 or e-mail ddouglas@heartlandpublications.com. No calls.

— The weekly Marshall (NC) News Record & Sentinel seeks a senior reporter who will organize/plan/report insightful and high-impact articles, sort out data quickly and concisely, cultivate and maintain high-level relationships with sources/residents/community leaders, mentor and coach less experienced staff reporters, exhibit strong copy editing skills, do fact-checking, apply AP style and good grammar/syntax/punctuation and have strong Outlook and Word skills; must have a strong interest in news, journalism and the communities of Madison County. Pay $29K-32K/year. Apply online at http://www.jobpath.com/Jobs/Gannett/Senior-Reporter-News-Record-Sentinel/J8F1S85XX4SS6YVCMKL No calls.

— The Newton (NC) Observer News Enterprise seeks an editor who can place an emphasis on strong local news and sports coverage in the Hickory metro area, relying on a young and aggressive editorial staff; must be able to tackle every aspect of the newspaper’s editorial production, from feature and beat reporting to design, staff management and development of online media; skills in Quark, Photoshop and digital photography are essential; preference will be given to applicants already residing in NC and surrounding states. E-mail resume to onepublisher@observernewsonline.com. No calls. (8/8)

— The Winston-Salem (NC) Journal seeks an education reporter (Job #PPC-000439) with 3-5 years daily newspaper/education reporting experience who can cover the Winston-Salem and Forsyth County schools, as well as statewide relevant educational issues from a local perspective; must have the ability to write both complex news stories on test scores and other educational issues, as well as to find compelling stories within the classroom; must be passionate about breaking news and in-depth stories, work effectively and collaboratively in the newsroom, be willing to work stories outside the beat and make the Web an integral part of coverage; fluency in Spanish and English is a big plus. Apply online at www.mediageneral.com

— The Island Packet (Hilton Head Island, SC) and the Beaufort (SC) Gazette seek an education reporter who is creative and industrious, can tackle a local district that faces serious funding problems and seeks to save money as it strives to improve academics; it is considering closing under-utilized schools, increase student-teacher ratios because teachers have been laid off and freezing pay; the district also must contend with the issues common to many public school systems – high dropout rates, middling standardized test scores and the challenges of No Child Left Behind; must do occasional reporting off-beat, grasp complex issues, make issues understandable with writing that is clean and crisp, can write tightly, loves to enterprise and can create content for Web sites and social media such as Twitter and Facebook. Send a one page letter that will be a key in determining whether to proceed with an application and a one-page resume that includes academic and professional highlights, dates of graduation and job changes/promotions, scholarships and awards and contact information for at least three references; do not send clips. Apply to Fitz McAden, executive editor, Box 5727, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 fax (843) 706-3070 or e-mail fmcaden@islandpacket.com. No calls.

— The Seneca (SC) Daily Journal-Messenger seeks a reporter to join a staff that is dedicated to local news coverage and can cover cops, courts and the area’s largest city, digging in and telling the stories readers want and need. Clips and resume via e-mail to brett@dailyjm.com. No calls.

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— StreetWise (Chicago, IL) seeks volunteer (as in unpaid) freelance writers and photographers who can contribute items to the weekly paper on a regular basis on such topics as public education, real estate, sports, business, politics and entertainment in beat fashion, attending live events. Send 2-4 work samples and resume to Suzanne Hanney, editor, 1201 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60607, fax (312) 554-0770 or e-mail suzannestreetwise@yahoo.com. EOE (Indef.)

** Openings at Crain’s Chicago Business:
Assistant managing editor (see Crain’s online listings). Real estate reporter (Job #2010219) who will be part of a three-person team writing for the weekly publication and other platforms daily; must have strong reporting and writing skills, understand business and finance, produce high-quality stories under right deadlines while juggling multiple assignments, interact with senior corporate executives and represent Crain’s in the business community.

Business of Life section editor who can focus on outside-the-office interests and activities of Chicago business leaders, workplace trends at local companies, can spot and execute stories that make the section unique, delve below the surface of business and social trends to identify and examine the motivations and objectives driving the people involved in the stories and can ask hard and sensitive questions; must have experience developing multiple components for every story, from print to video to social media.

Experienced business reporter (Jobs #2010143 and 2011108) who can cover the healthcare beat, reporting on hospitals, health insurers, medical practices, pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers, and has a track record of breaking news, finding stories buried incorporate financial filings, crafting compelling personality-driven features, has a strong eye for detail, knows grammar and has a collaborative attitude; experience with Quark a plus. Apply online at www.crain.com No calls. EOE

— Modern Healthcare (Chicago) seeks a reporter (Job #2010212) to cover legal affairs and serve as a general health care business assignment reporter for the Midwest, reporting and writing for all platforms and generating blogs, podcasts, video and Webcasts. Apply online at www.crain.com No calls. EOE

** Openings at Business Insurance magazine (Chicago): Designer who can help to build rich interactive presence and develop cross-platform visual strategies as it branches out into new information platforms and re-launch its Web site using a comprehensive and channel-based architecture; must be able to transform complex concepts and data into attractive and concise visuals, have the ability to create smart and stylish videos for its Web site channels and work with the editorial team to conceptualize/shoot/edit video interviews and industry events; editing background on FinalCut Pro and other software is helpful.

Assistant managing editor with at least 10 years experience who will help the weekly magazine complete its transition to a multiplatform publication, oversee production of the magazine, coordinate news coverage with other senior staff, work to develop features for the magazine and online use, work with Web site channel editors to coordinate coverage and assure consistent quality of coverage, collaborate with the editor and managing editor to develop content across all platforms and demonstrate experience with delivering content across multiple platforms. Apply online at http://www.crain.com. No calls. EOE

— AgriNews (LaSalle, IL) seeks a news editor who will oversee the news staff, manage assignments and layout, design pages, interact with the agricultural community in Illinois and Indiana and develop and post online content to include breaking news and updates; must have a keen interest in current events, know desktop publishing programs and be a good communicator at all times. Apply to GParnisari, 426 Second St., LaSalle, IL 61301 or e-mail gparnisari@newstrib.com. EOE

— 417 Magazine (Springfield, MO) seeks a staff writer who can report and write stories and features for the monthly lifestyle magazine and its sister publications, the annual 417 Bride and the quarterly 417 Home; must publish ad upload contact at the publications Web site, update the Web site event calendars, generate story ideas, layout the print publications, proofread the magazines, display an ability to multitask and write with a witty and intelligent voice; background with InDesign and/or a CMS helps but is not a must. Clips/online links, resume and references to Katie Pollock Estes, c/o staff writer position, 2111 S. Eastgate Av., Springfield, MO 65809 or e-mail editor@417mag.com.

— Exhibitor magazine (Rochester, MN) seeks a talented writer who can brainstorm story ideas, can research and write feature and columns, can do occasional regional/national travel to over industry shows, has a passion for writing, has a talent for storytelling, is wiling to do whatever it takes to get the job done right, shows initiative and self-direction, has a compulsive attention to detail, manages time well, communicates well with the team, can interview industry leaders effectively, knows AP style and social media, can shoot and edit video and stills and can manage projects. E-mail three short clips that will impress with style with resume to Sharon@exhibitormediagroup.com

— Ad Age (Detroit, MI) seeks a marketing reporter (Jobs #1112 and #1116) who is fast and accurate, has solid news judgment, must understand business journalism and source development, has a tack record of breaking news and thoughtful analysis; experience covering the consumer electronics and automotive industries a plus. Apply online at www.crain.com

— Columbus Parent and Columbus Alive! (Columbus, OH) seek a photographer with 2-3 years of experience who can join a team of creative journalists who will shoot the people and places covered by the two publications, attend festivals/art exhibits/performances, work a flexible schedule that includes night sand weekends, complete multiple daily assignments in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, work with reporters and editors to find the best ways to illustrate stories and contribute new ideas in a collaborative and high-energy newsroom. . Apply online at www.dispatch.com/careers

— Capital Style magazine (Columbus, OH) seeks an assistant editor with 3-5 years experience who loves shopping, fashion, décor and entertaining and can share that passion with the market’s most active readers; must write magazine articles in a distinctive and engaging voice, copy edit and proofread articles with attention to detail, spearhead wedding coverage, organize complicated photo shoots with unflappable flair, contribute to daily Web coverage (e-newsletters, blogs and social media) and thrive under deadline pressure in a high-energy and collaborative newsroom. Apply online at www.dispatch.com/careers

— The Nashville (TN) Business Journal seeks an aggressive health care reporter who can break big news, gets the story first on all platforms, write news and feature stories for use on all platforms, attend networking and industry events, and will be comfortable speaking with movers and shakers, business owners and corporate executives; health care is big business in Nashville, with an overall economic impact of nearly $30 billion and employing 200K people. Clips and resume to Lance Williams, editor, at lawilliams@bizjournals.com. No calls.

— The Triangle Business Journal (Raleigh, NC) seeks a legal and transportation reporter who knows current transportation issues, the business of law, the district and federal courts; must contribute to the paper’s Web operation on a daily basis be able to maintain a transportation and law blog, chase stories aggressively, stay competitive routinely with newspapers at all levels and have skills to comb through public records available at the state, federal and local government levels. Clips and resume via email to Dale Gibson, ME, at dgibson@bizjournals.com.

— The Greater Wilmington (NC) Business Journal seeks a reporter for the bi-weekly who can break news online, provide in-depth coverage of important issues to the business community, pen profiles of area entrepreneurs/executives/community leaders and can cover a fast-growing community; experience in business reporting preferred. Clips and resume, with a letter outlining your areas of expertise, to Steve Moore, editor, 130 N. Front St., Suite 105, Wilmington, NC 28401 or e-mail smoore@wilmingtonbiz.com. No calls.

— The Charleston (SC) Regional Business Journal seeks an enterprising reporter who can build sources, develop thoughtful stories, break news for a variety of print and online publications, has a competitive spirit, understands business news and can collaborate with a statewide news team. Three clips/online links and resume to Andy Owens, ME, at aowens@scbiznews.com.

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