Writing Jobs 9.25.11

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Access Intelligence, Editor/Content Manager – Houston, Rockville, Md. or Norwalk
Ad Age, Digital Reporter – San Francisco/Bay Area
Ad Age, Media Reporter – New York
American Banker, Data Reporter – New York City
Anonymous, Photo Editor / Shoot Producer – Los Angeles, CA
Bloomberg News, Producer/Writer – New York
Bloomberg Television, Copy Editor – New York
Boston Herald, Assistant Lifestyle Editor – Boston
CEO Update, Capitol Hill Reporter – Washington DC
Debtwire, Reporter – New York, NY / Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Defense News, Managing Editor – Springfield, VA
Dow Jones Newswires, Copy Reader – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Financial Services Editor – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – Houston
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – New York City
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – Washington, DC
Dow Jones Newswires/Daily Bankruptcy Review, Copy Reader – Washington DC
Dow Jones Newswires/VentureWire, Reporter – San Francisco
Gay Star News, Vacancies
HousingWire, Reporter – Plano, TX
Independent Agent, Online Editor – Arlington VA
Infrastructure Investor, Reporter – New York
InvestmentNews, Online Assistant Managing Editor – New York
Janus, Senior Financial Writer – Denver, CO
McGraw-Hill Financial (MHF), Leveraged Commentary & Data – New York City
PHOTON USA, Newsletter Editor – San Francisco or New York
Platts, Market Reporter – Oil Markets – Houston
PolicyMic, Editing and Writing Intern – New York
RBI (ICIS), LNG Reporter, Houston, TX
Reed Business Information, Production Editors – Morristown, New Jersey
Registered Rep. magazine, Managing Editor – New York
Reuters, Atlanta Bureau Chief – Atlanta GA
Reuters, Bureau Chief, U.S. Southeast & Caribbean – Miami
Reuters, Law and Lobbying Correspondent – Washington DC
Reuters, Legal Affairs Correspondent – Washington DC
Reuters, Politics and General News Correspondent – New York
Reuters, Senior Economics Correspondent – Mexico City
Reuters, Senior Writer, Reuters LPC – New York, NY
SmartMoney, Medical-Personal Finance Reporter – New York
SportsBusiness Daily/SportsBusiness Journal, Editor/Editorial Assistants – Charlotte
The Baltimore Business Journal, Reporter – Baltimore, MD
The Bond Buyer, Reporter – New York, NY
The Bond Buyer, Reporter – Washington Bureau
The Deal, Reporter – Washington D.C.
TheStreet.com, Wall Street Deal Reporter – New York
Thomson Reuters, Top News Editor – New York
Thomson Reuters, West Coast Housing Correspondent – Los Angeles
Trefis, Freelance Business / Finance Contributor – Remote
Wall Street Journal, Reporter – New York
Wall Street Journal, Reporter New York
WGSN, Associate Retail Editor – New York
Worth magazine, Editor – New York
WSJ, Video Master Control Operator, WSJ Digital Network – New York

Research Assistant/Personal Assistant wanted
Must demonstrate proficiency in:
– Organization
– Proofreading
– Conducting literature reviews
– Creating tables in Excel
– Filing
– Fetching coffee

An ideal candidate will:
– Care about public policy, especially as it related to children and adolescent
– Appreciate animation, videogames and pop culture
– Know how to maintain a viable Internet presence

New Amsterdam Consulting’s work is project-based. Deadlines
occasionally necessitate longer workdays. Slow periods occasionally
necessitate goofing off.

We have a casual and open work environment. If you are easily
distracted or have trouble competing with strong or colorful
personalities, this is not the job for you.

Travel is frequent for some employees and very infrequent for others.
This position should expect to travel quarterly.

This position immediately will begin working on projects for Cartoon
Network and the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators.

The benefits are great and the work is rewarding.

This is an entry level position paying $10-$15 an hour. It does not
have to be full time and the hours can be flexible. I am requiring a resume and writing
sample. I prefer to be contacted by e-mail.

Brad Snyder
New Amsterdam Consulting, Inc.
4026 N. Miller Road, Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Tel: (480) 922-0787
Fax: (480) 922-0771
Web: www.NewAmsterdamConsulting.com
Blog: www.IveBeenTalkingToYourKids.com

Assistant Community Editor, Southern California Public Radio
Pasadena, CA

Position Summary:
The Assistant Community Editor is responsible for assisting with a wide range of community, editorial and production tasks with OnCentral, a hyperlocal community news site serving neighborhoods in South Los Angeles. The site is operated by 89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio. The Assistant Editor is expected to get out of the newsroom and work with the community for content and organizing activities.

In addition to the engagement and community organizing, the Assistant Community Editor will write, report and edit for a web site or blog targeted at a defined geographic area and audience. This position will travel in a range of environments – from working with a content management system, to a church service or council meeting. It is critical this position be an enthusiastic, unrelenting source for gathering community contributors and stories of his/her own in South Los Angeles, as well as editing others’ work and prepping it for web presentation. While this position serves a much smaller area and audience as our main website we expect the same high editorial standards. This position will work under the guidance, supervision and editorial oversight of the Managing Editor, Digital.

The work time will likely fall outside the typical M-F, 9-5 pace, and may call for nights and weekends when the story requires it.

Position Responsibility:
• Run a hyper-local news site – reporting, writing, taking pictures and video; assigning and editing stories from freelancers and interns, and working with the community to produce quality user-generated content on a consistent basis.
• Determines coverage priority with the guidance of the Managing Editor, Digital.
• Provide a source of news and information that improves lives through collected information from identified content sources, original reporting and contributed content
• Incorporates the use of PIN as a resource
• Drive our site to become a essential part of the community
• Run editorial meetings and produce an updated, well-thought out news budget in collaboration with the Managing Editor, Digital that accurately represents many facets of the community
• Editing and writing incidental copy as necessary.
• Identifies and reports production problems and assists with solutions.
• Work with show producers, editors and writers at KPCC to identify online opportunities that compliment or augment the web site.
• Ensure high standards of accuracy, production quality and timeliness.
• Participate in marketing related to the web site.
• Work with content providers to manage flow of content — including interns and freelancers
• Process photos for news stories – including cropping, resizing, color adjusting, etc. in Photoshop
• Participate in all applicable editorial meetings
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a similar field required.
• Minimum 2 years experience with engagement and community organizing as well as writing, reporting and editing for a web site or blog (experience could be gained in a school setting).
• Community journalism experience

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• A love for local news, and a belief that stories deserve to be told in every community
• Energy and skill required to report, write, and publish several stories per day.
• Ability to be comfortable in a variety of environments
• Strong reporting instincts and willingness to ask tough questions
• Be able to work with the community to identify, report on and showcase the issues, successes and stories of South Los Angeles
• Passion for excellence, and enthusiasm for a challenge.
• Excellent language skills including writing, proof reading and fact-checking and ability to do so in a fast-paced environment
• Adept with a variety of social media tools
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in multiple departments/divisions.
• Ability to maintain productive and positive communication with co-workers.
• Ability to work under heavy deadline pressure.
• Solid oral and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of AP Style
• Developing ability to coach and guide Reporters and Interns
• Proficiency in digital audio editing
• Familiarity w/on-line content management systems
• Familiarity w/photo editing
• Familiarity w/file sharing and delivery techniques from both internal & external sources
• Basic knowledge of journalism standards and ethics
• Ability to create story ideas
• General knowledge about issues and current events
• Contributes to a healthy work culture

Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Demonstrable skills in the use of HTML
• Able to hand-code and edit tags and content in established Web-authoring tools
• Strong skills in the use of Photoshop or other image-authoring tools for Web production.
• Hands-on experience in Web production at school or in the workplace – Web production coursework is a plus.
• Experience with blogging or other community-based online features
• Ability to speak and write in Spanish a plus

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
o Required to move about in the community
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level
o Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to

Entertainment News Editor/Writer
Metro Source

Category: Radio
Location: Scottsdale
State: Arizona
Duration of Position: Ongoing
Work Schedule: Full Time
Metro Source News is seeking an Editor/Writer for its Entertainment Unit in Scottsdale, Arizona. Metro Source is a national radio news wire service that provides content to various radio formats around the country.
Duties for the advertised position include writing, editing, audio gathering, audio editing, news coverage. Candidates should possess strong broadcast writing skills and an affinity for news and pop culture. Audio editing experience a plus.
Metro Source is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Send resume to suzanne_wilson@metronetworks.com
Please note this position is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Metro Source does not accommodate relocation expenses.
Email: suzanne_wilson@metronetworks.com

Production Assistant Online, Minnesota Public Radio
The Production Assistant, Online will play an important role in maintaining the high standards of MPR News’ award-winning regional news website during weekend hours.

Position Responsibility:
• Copy edit stories and features on the MPR Web site for spelling, grammar, style consistency and general accuracy on a regular basis.
• Process photos for news stories – including cropping, resizing, color adjusting, etc. in Photoshop.
• Prepare text, photos and audio for publication on the MPR Web site.
• Manage social media communication for MPR News through Twitter, Facebook and other tools as needed.
• Find stock or wire service photos to use for news stories.
• Provide routine site maintenance functions for the MPR Web site as needed.
• Assist with production of online projects as needed.
• On occasion, coordinate with news staff to gather information for website.
• Follow established workflow and production routines.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or similar field or equivalent experience.
• 1-2 years experience in writing, editing or online production work – could be obtained through internships.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Interest in and knowledge of producing online news.
• Excellent language skills, including writing, editing, and proofreading.
• Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines.
• Ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.
• Consistent and reliable attendance is an essential component of the job.
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in multiple content areas.
• Ability to maintain productive and positive communication with co-workers.
• Proficiency in preparing material for online use
• Proficiency in the use of social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook
• Familiarity with local and national news.
• Knowledge of basic Web production standards and tools (i.e.: HTML, content management systems)
• Strong Photoshop skills and a good photojournalistic sense; experience with digital photography and video a plus.
• Comfort with learning and using new software and technology.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong online researching skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Journalism experience or education.
• Knowledge of AP Style.
• Copy editing experience.
• First-rate writing and editing skills.
• Hands-on experience in Web production at school or in the workplace.
• Fluency in Spanish, Hmong or east African languages

The hours for this position are roughly 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
o Required to move about in the community
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level
o Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to careers@americanpublicmedia.org.
Indicate position #126-12, Production Assistant, Online.

— Openings at Crain’s Chicago Business: Assistant managing editor (see Crain’s online listings). 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 #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.

— Modern Healthcare (Chicago) seeks a chief editorial operations (Job #1011174) with at least 15 years of progressive journalism experience who will set high standards for existing print and digital products, drive new content initiatives (digital offerings, events and data/research tools, can interface with the healthcare community/media/political establishment, guide the editorial direction of the weekly magazine and digital products, coordinate and assure that print/digital/research/events staffs work in concert, manage the talent needs within the editorial group, develop and attract talent, examine the newsroom skills sets needed to adjust the cross-platform nature of content offerings, develop a long-term brand strategy with the executive team and manage budget and financial decisions for the editorial department; a deep understanding of the healthcare industry is a must. Apply online at www.crain.com. No calls.

— Openings at Business Insurance magazine (Chicago): 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.

Reporter with 3-5 years experience who can work a beat, can break news, knows the financial industry, can develop sources, can quickly grasp sometimes complex issues, can write about them with clarity and style and can write for print, online and other platforms; background covering the workers compensation market is a plus. Apply online at www.crain.com. No calls.

— The ADA News (Chicago) seeks a senior editor (Job #PR6304) with three years experience who will work with leadership/volunteers/members and others to research/interview/write/edit/produce news and feature stories for the ADA News and its Web site covering all issues tied to the profession, helping the association deliver news of its policies and services through contact with ADA leadership and key volunteers and staff; must provide support to other ADA publications, provide photo support, serve as a resource to members on stories and write the ADA News calendar section; background in healthcare issues, page layout and design, photo editing, page composition and creative use of type, color and photos is desirable, along with association experience. Apply to the ADA HR Dept., 211 E. Chicago Av., Chicago, IL 60611 or apply online at www.ada.org/careers.aspx.

— Parts & People magazine seeks a contract writer for its Springfield, IL-based River Valley edition, requiring some travel within the state and to St. Louis; must write between two and four feature articles a month of 750 to 850 words on mechanical- and collision-driven automotive businesses accompanied by two or three photos; interviews are arranged by Parts & People editors, although recommendations are welcome once appropriate; the publication pays within 90 days by the column inch, including photos but excluding headlines; will pay for travel expenses on occasional trips to Chicago and beyond. Send 3-5 writing samples and resume to Rob Merwin at rob.merwin@partsandpeople.com.

— Buildings magazine (Cedar Rapids, IA) seeks an associate editor with 2-3 years writing and editing experience who can research, write, copy-edit print and online content, demonstrate good verbal and written skills, multi-task well, be well-organized and manage time well; familiarity with AP style and non-residential buildings a plus, while some overnight business travel will be necessary. Clips and resume to the Stamats Business Media HR Dept., 615 Fifth St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 or e-mail hr@stamats.com. No calls.

— Feast magazine (St. Louis, MO) seeks experienced freelance food writers from St. Louis and other metropolitan areas for print and online opportunities; must have a strong knowledge of the food scene, have a passion for cooking and restaurants, have a thorough knowledge of AP style, can accurately follow in-house style guides, can provide long-form and short-form food writing and profile writing, can assertively pursue assignment contacts and consistently meet deadlines, can identify interesting trends in the St. Louis food scene, can produce stories that are clear and concise, can turn stories in a timely fashion, can write short but comprehensively and can independently research, report and break news stories. Send 3-5 clips, resume and three references via e-mail to editor@feaststl.com. No calls.

— 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.

— Greenhouse Management magazine (Cleveland, OH) seeks a lead editor who can take responsibility for the editorial direction, production and management of the 20,000-circulation magazine, its Web site and accompanying multimedia platforms that include production of podcasts, Webinars, e-newsletters and other products; must act as the face of the magazine in the industry, interact with readers and suppliers, grow relationships and business, communicate well on all levels, has a strong sense for business and marketing, has a background in farming/agriculture/small business, likes to collaborate and share ideas, has a desire to excel and help people and wants to make a difference to the readers and the company. Clips and resume to cbowen@gie.net with the subject line of “Greenhouse Management editor.”

— Anthem Publishing, Inc. (Overland Park, KS – metro Kansas City) seeks an associate editor with at least two years experience who will oversee the overall direction/quality/integrity of editorial projects at KC Magazine, KC Business and the Commercial Journal; will work with design and production to execute the vision and production of monthly and bi-monthly products, handle editorial planning meetings including the yearly calendar and monthly blueprints, attend editorial meetings, read proof books, handle story assignments, manage freelancers, write some content, handle heavy editing on all stories submitted by freelancers and staff, edit layouts/quality control, attend Anthem events, work closely with the marketing and events staffs, oversee and direct the work of junior editorial staff and interns and edit press releases, e-newsletters, presentation notes and various documents as needed. Local candidates only! Resumes to ecalvin@anthempublishing.com.

— Our State magazine (Greensboro, NC) seeks an editor/writer who has a strong affection for the state, has a solid understanding of his history and geography, knows its regional culture, can assign and edit 5-8 stories an issue, write headlines/decks/captions, write a minimum of six feature stories a year, copy edit and proofread, work closely with freelance writers, can travel statewide and has an eye for a story that is right for the magazine; the magazine prefers 3-5 years experience on a newspaper or magazine but will consider recent grads with strong clips. Clips and resume to the Our State HR Dept., Box 4552, Greensboro, NC 27404 or e-mail HR@ourstate.com.

— The Greater Wilmington Business Journal (Wilmington, NC) seeks a business reporter who can break news, can provide in-depth coverage of important issues to the business community, can pen profiles of area entrepreneurs and business leaders and can cover a fast-growing community; two years of experience is preferred, but the publication will consider recent grads with good clips. Send 4-6 clips, a resume and a letter telling why you are interested in the job to Steve Moore, editor, 130 N. Front St., Site 105, Wilmington, NC 28401 or e-mail smoore@wilmingtonbiz.com. No calls.

** The ABIS Group (Evanston, IL) seeks an entry-level assistant industry news brief editor to work a 6:30 a.m. weekday shift in a fast-paced and stimulating environment who can research, write headlines, edit and produce abstracts for a collection of daily newsletters under deadline; the group places a high value on teamwork, initiative, thinking outside the box, intellectual curiosity and a strong desire to make a difference; must identify the gist of a breaking news story and summarize it in a clean ad concise fashion; strong interest in healthcare, health science or business is a plus, while a sharp eye for detail, a good sense of relevance and the ability to do multiple tasks are pluses; candidates will be asked to complete a brief writing exercise from home. Resume to Tyler Blue, ABIS HR Dept., 1033 University Pl., Suite 420, Evanston, IL 60201 or e-mail abisjobs@gmail.com.

— Openings at the Chicago Tribune: Digital producer (Job #2010-15665) for its entertainment section who loves the Web and social media, sees the future as mobile, can work on a variety of sites and projects, has top-notch news judgment, has a keen sense of the wants and needs of the online audience, can create online-only content that includes photo galleries and breaking content, can train and monitor the entertainment staff on digital best practices, has an understanding of SEO, has a strong grasp of metric goals and how best to achieve them, has a knowledge of and passion for Chicago’s entertainment scene and has the ability to adapt to and implement new technology; apply online at http://corporate.tribune.com/pressroom/?page_id=2600.

— RedEye (Chicago) seeks a digital producer/editor with 2-3 years experience who can edit the paper’s Web site, program its homepage and sections, grow an online network of neighborhood sites, show creativity and top-notch news judgment, have a keen sense of the wants and needs of an online audience, have strong editing skills, have a successful track record in project management, have an obsession for online trends, and will be tuned in too the interest and preferences of RedEye’s target audience and unique news philosophy; must work closely with editors to manage all planning/gathering/story selection and presentation, program the RedEye homepage and subsections daily with print content and content from blogs, other Tribune properties, wire services and online-only content that will include photo galleries and breaking news; will be able to train staff on digital best practices, including how to use publishing platforms, and manage a tam of freelancers who produce Web-first content for the neighborhood sites. Apply online at http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/ApplyOnline/ApplyStart.aspx?srcContext=CB&IPath=CJR&Job_DID=J3I3WJ6P34Y9N1QYY2R.

— Openings at Crain’s Chicago Business: Assistant managing editor (Job #2010210) who can oversee all aspects of online newsgathering and reporting, plan online news coverage, assign and edit stories for ChicagoBusiness.com, supervise Web staff, interact with other newsroom departments and technical personnel, display strong news judgment, have a thorough understanding of business/finance/economics and have a skillful editing touch with news and feature stories; knowledge of the Chicago business community is a definite plus. Video editor (Job #201179) for a six-month project, 35 hours a week, beginning in August, producing and publishing its daily Web cast, Chicago Business Today, uploading completed stories, archiving video, assisting in the production of other multimedia projects and pinch-hitting for other members of the production crew; advanced skills with FinalCut Pro/Motion/Compressor/SoundTrack Pro a must, as well as Photoshop and/or Illustrator. Apply online at www.crain.com.

— The Law Bulletin Publishing Co. (Chicago) seeks a legal editor for its jury verdict reporter division who can manage, produce publications, work with the JVR manager and GM to jointly develop electronic delivery of JVR content; must have a JD degree, experience in the legal market (litigation preferred), experience with online editorial tools including html, XML, portal technology and CMS, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, MD Project, solid written and verbal skills; management background preferred. must know video production and editing and have solid Web design skills. Online links, resume and letter stating salary requirements to hr@lbpc.com.

— WGN-TV, Chicago seeks an interactive producer (Job #2011-19136) who is platform-flexible and is as comfortable writing a breaking story as translating one from an on-air report; must know how to configure a story onto the WGM mobile site using an iPhone or similar technology, have a penchant for technology, knows it’s more about simplifying access for the user and less about sending out a tweet every half hour; should enjoy starting new projects that help bring mobile, online and on-air content together and make it more accessible to the everyday user; must have experience with FinalCut editing and be familiar with Blogrolls, feed readers, RSS, xml, WAP, CMS and embed code. Online links and resume too the WGN-TV HR Dept.,2501 W. Bradley Pl., Chicago, IL 60618, fax (773) 528-1387 or apply online at www.tribjobs.com. No calls.

— Openings at Fox-owned WFLD-TV, Chicago: Senior Web producer with at least five years experience who can supervise digital content, keeping it timely and at the cutting edge; must know current events on all levels, collaborate with newscast producers and reporters to give viewers unique reasons to visit the Web site; must manage daily operations, manage growth of the site, oversee content development, provide technical support, assure that user inquiries are handled efficiently, oversee writing and distribution of news headlines, use search engine strategies, manage social media outreach and live streaming and monitor mobile apps for weather/traffic/news. Work samples/online links and resume to the WFLD-TV HR Dept., 205 N. Michigan Av., Chicago, IL 60601, fax (312) 565-3066 or e-mail wfld-hr@foxtv.com. No calls.

— The Sports Media Network (Chicago) seeks an associate Web editor who will take responsibility with the Web site team for maintenance of the site’s home page, assess content from a variety of sources to determine how it fits into daily coverage and programming needs, will build carousel packages and headlines, will select art and will chose audio and video; must understand and appreciate how local stories play in Chicago, be an excellent headline writer, be able to present and tell stories in a tight space, show good judgment in prioritizing and selecting online content from variety of sources; must know or be able to learn html and have good communication skills overall. Apply online at www.workinsports.com/wisquickregapply.asp?referrer=793&idx=50598.

— Content That Works (Chicago) seeks a Web editor with two years experience who is willing to take on a ton of responsibility; must have the vision to produce great work, the desire to run the show with a growing Internet and print publishing firm that creates and designs specialized content for use by local media; must be Web-savvy, ready to use leadership skills and creativity, have a good news sense, have a desire to produce top-quality work, has experience copy editing, understands AP style and knows InDesign, Photoshop and html, while video and multimedia experience is a plus. E-mail work samples, resume and letter stating salary requirements to jobs@contentthatworks.com.

** Openings at Patch.com/Chicago: Associate local Naperville editor (Job #121047BR) who is passionate and entrepreneurial, wants to be part of a dynamic and innovative team, thinks that traditional news media just don’t get it anymore, wants to run a local news Web site and help radically reinvent community journalism. Deerfield local editor (Job #122176BR) with the same abilities. Freelancers who want to build a clip file while looking for full-time work; reporters are needed to help cover news in Downers Grove, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, La Grange, Lisle, Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills, Western Springs, Burr Ridge, Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles; you don’t have to live in the community to cover it as a freelancer, and ability to shoot photos is a plus. Contact Jim Pokin, regional editor, at jim@patch.com.

— The Medicare NewsGroup (Glencoe, IL) seeks a smart, thoughtful, passionate Web producer who has experience in covering health care and/or government and wants to get down and dirty with Medicare for a new resource Web site for journalists that is launching in November. Chief responsibilities will include in-depth research, writing, editing, Web site administration and maintenance, source and story development, interaction with site bloggers/freelancers/editorial board/experts, posting/updating/organizing data, fact-checking, social networking and such applications as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr and Digg; must be conversant in WordPress, Blogger, Google Reader, Google Docs and Google Analytics; background in medical, health policy or political reporting is a major plus. Clips and resume to Vicki@thinkglink.com, and for more information on the Web site go to www.medicarenewsgroup.com.

— The Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL) seeks a video journalist with a passion for storytelling and the drive to excel; must have vision/passion/initiative, be a good communicator and interviewer, have a record of teamwork and flexibility, have a solid knowledge of grammar and punctuation and have the ability to write headlines and thorough yet accurate cutline descriptions; must know Photoshop, Final Cut, AP style and shooting video with DSLR and DV camcorders, while background in Motion, html, other programming languages is a plus. Resume and a letter that explains your credentials to the Shaw Suburban Media HR Dept., attn: video journalist, Box 250, Crystal Lake, IL 60039 or e-mail editorialrecruitment@shawsuburban.com.

** Openings at Patch.com/Midwest: Local editors with two or more years of experience for Cedar Falls (Job #122102BR) and Dubuque Job #120756BR) (IA) who are passionate and entrepreneurial, want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team, think that traditional news media just don’t get it anymore, want to run a local news Web site and can radically reinvent community journalism. Freelance reporter/writers in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio who can cover local news and sports, profile restaurants and news businesses, tell what’s happening on the local entertainment scene and anything else a Patch community would want or need to know about; must be reliable, be comfortable taking photos and shooting video and be able to produce clean copy and meet deadlines; will be paid by PayPal and must sign a contract prior to the first assignment. Apply online at http://www.patch.com/jobs/editorial-jobs-with-patch-mid-west.

** Openings at Ottawa Delivered (Ottawa, IL): Managing editor with at least two years experience and a passion for community journalism who can help lead weekly print and daily Web operations, can report on a wide range of stories, can assign and edit stories, can layout pages and constantly seeks new ways to tell the story of the community.

News editor who will spend two days a week editing and laying out pages and three days reporting on community trends, education and other news; must know photography, video, InDesign and Photoshop. Candidates for both jobs must have good news judgment, write and edit well, know AP style, have photo skills and proficiency in InDesign and Photoshop; both jobs require some night and weekend work. City reporter who can find new ways to cover local city government, issues, business and trends; must be creative, intelligent, fast, accurate, courageous and curious and have a unique way to visualize a story and play it for maximum impact utilizing still photos and video, helping with editing and production and contributing to the rest of the editorial operation (not just your own stories). Clips (and page layout samples for editing jobs), resume and a letter telling why you are the perfect fit to sdiogo@ottawadelivered.com, specifying in the subject line the job you seek. No calls.

— Journal Broadcast Group (Milwaukee, WI) seeks a high-energy and dynamic vice president for interactive media who can build digital business and/or extend traditional brands online, lead the design and implementation of digital initiatives, influence across multiple disciplines (sales, marketing, news and technology) and working hands-on to execute initiatives, show broad management skills in planning/prioritizing/executing, display good written and verbal communications skills, demonstrate an understanding of business models in interactive media, function well as a strategist and operator, manage the group’s digital technology ventures, set performance goals, lead preparation of the first consolidating operating budget for the interactive media business, help establish relevant metrics and goals for the new unit, develop content-driven digital initiatives across multiple platforms while leveraging existing TV and radio assets, collaborate with group market managers in achieving local and overall objectives, create new digital infrastructure/platforms/services aligned to the strategic plan, assure that all tech investments and processes are compliant with regulations and applicable laws, and forge alliances with digital partners to advance already strong local brands. Letter outlining how you fill the qualifications, including salary requirements, to Kate Glen, Media Staffing Network, at kate@mediastaffingnetwork.com.

— Fox-owned WITI-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks a Web producer who will shepherd a wide range of content across all station digital platforms; must have crackerjack print-style writing skills, pay attention to accuracy and detail, multi-task well in a high-pressure and deadline-driven environment, be a go-getter, can take the job to a new level, has good communications skills, is comfortable with Facebook/Twitter/Skype and has a basic knowledge of html coding and Photoshop, while an understanding of FTP and SEO is a plus. Resume to the WITI-TV HR Dept., 9001 N. Green Bay Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53209 or e-mail witihr@fox6now.com.

— The Oshkosh (WI) Northwestern seeks a reporter who will specialize in digital content who is a good reporter, make and maintain sources, can provide Web updates, can upload content, can create Web elements, can cover general news assignments, can achieve content posting goals and benchmarks with a strong emphasis on multimedia projects that will include live streaming and video, photo galleries and other interactive graphics; must offer readers fresh enterprise and updated information for online stories to assure the credibility and accuracy of breaking new and information; must have knowledge of CMS software and a thorough understanding of all principles of quality journalism, while a background in video and video editing software is helpful. Online links and resume to the Northwestern HR Dept., re: Reporter-ONW, Box 59, Appleton, WI 54912-0059 or e-mail careers@thenorrthwestern.com.

— WBDK/WRKU/WRLU/WSBW, Sturgeon Bay, WI seek a news/social media manager who is an experienced news writer who can combine typical radio news efforts with emerging media and who will participate in an exciting future for a small market radio operation that can adapt and change. Resume to Roger Utnehmer, WBDK/Nicolet Broadcasting, 30 N.18th Av., Suite B, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, call (920) 746-9430 or e-mail utnehmer@doorcountydailynews.com.

— The Indianapolis (IN) Star seeks an interactive graphic/Web developer who will create and develop the majority of interactive and visual components for IndyStar.com and its mobile products; must develop interactive/multimedia projects that include databases/photo/video/graphics, work closely with multimedia and digital producers to find solutions to present data and unique visual presentations online while maintaining existing ones; must be comfortable with basic graphic and design standards, be resourceful, communicate effectively and have background in PHP, Flash, CSS, html, xml, JavaScript, jQuery, Illustrator and Photoshop and be able to produce and integrate back-end database systems for managing content. Apply to Jennifer Imes, content chief for digital, at Jennifer.imes@indystar.com.

— WTIU-TV/WFIU-FM, Bloomington, IN seek a director of digital media activities (Job #4428) who will expand the public broadcasting service to emerging platforms through innovative content production, sustainable revenue-generating initiatives, strong online management, adaption to new technologies, expansion of station brands into new and competitive environments, management day-to-day of station Web sites and micro sites, arranging and overseeing training for staff and supervising an online content coordinator and site developer as well as several part-time staff. Pay $45-50K/year. Apply online at the Indiana University HR Services Web site, https://jobs.iu.edu, including a detailed resume, contact information for four professional references and a cover letter explaining how your experience relates to the position.

— WEHT-TV, Evansville, IN seeks an internet producer who can post content to the station Web site in a timely and easy-to-understand manner, is an aggressive journalist, has strong writing skills, is a highly-organized idea person, has good news judgment, practices the station’s brand, writes well under deadline pressure, displays creative use of resources and understands today’s technologies; non-linear video editing background is a plus. Resume and writing samples to Mark Glover, ND, WEHT-TV, Box 25, Evansville, IN 47701 or e-mail mglover@news25.us.

— KWQC-TV, Davenport, IA seeks a Web content producer with at least three years Web content/TV/print experience who can produce the site’s news content, assures that it remains current and accurate, develops strategies to both audience levels and revenue opportunities, manage social media efforts (including Facebook and Twitter promotion), develop and manage applications, display savvy and a desire to beat the competition, is deadline-oriented, is well-organized, can multi-task well and has fast reactions to breaking news; must have a command of html, Word, AP style and a PC environment, while knowing Photoshop and multimedia software. Resume to Denise Killian, ND, KWQC-TV, 805 Brady St., Davenport, IA 52803. (10/2)

— Openings at KSDK-TV, St. Louis, MO: Web producer who will work closely with national and local editorial teams to manage all production and quality aspects of station Web sites, will conceptualize and produce high-profile creative material, will do print-style writing/copy editing/editorial gathering, will facilitate the editorial gathering of local Web news, will glean material from various sources, will work with editorial managers and supervisors, will manage the delivery of content on all platforms and knows AP style/traffic reporting/ad serving systems and common Web applications and architecture. Work samples/online links with resume, to the KSDK-TV HR Dept., 1000 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63101 or e-mail stlouis.metromix@ksdk.com.

— KTVI/KPLR-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a Web content producer with at least three years experience who can write news, upload video, monitor comments, interact with viewers, work with reporters and producers, have a passion for news and the Web, can help oversee several station Web sites and can program/edit html; must have at least intermediate Photosho/Fireworks/Dreamweaver ability, have experience using a CMS and know Flash, Illustrator, WordPress, Deupal, Tumbir, Google, Posterous, Omniture, Usteeam and Google Maps. Work samples/online resume to the KTVI/KPLR-TV HR Dept., 2250 Ball Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146 or e-mail stljobs@tvstl.com.

— WAVE-TV, Louisville, KY seeks an Internet content director who will oversee all Web, social media and new media efforts surrounding the station’s newsroom; must lead a newsroom on multiplatform journalism, with an emphasis on writing and treating video//text/photos with no less importance; must be passionate and aggressive, be detail-oriented, be able to push news to multiple platforms, and work quickly and accuracy; background with Web design and maintenance helpful, along with news or Web producing. Work samples and resume to Kathy Hostetter, ND, WAVE-TV, 725 S. Floyd St., Louisville, KY 40203 or e-mail khostetter@wave3.com. No calls.

— WHAS-TV, Louisville, KY seeks a Web producer/social media coordinator with two years experience in CMS usage and online production who has strong AP style abilities, knows PCs/mobile/Internet/social media, can work well under pressure, can meet daily deadlines, and is a team player; must find and add links to related stories and Web sites and capture/edit/prepare/upload photos and videos for site placement. Resume to WHAS-TV HR Dept., 520 W. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202, fax (502) 582-7543 or e-mail hr@whas11.com.

— Crain Communications (Detroit, MI) seeks a Web developer who will work with its corporate new media department and produce an array of products including an industry daily news e-mail, multiple topical e-newsletters, Web casts, podcasts, blogs, streaming video and market data; must be highly adept at multitasking and re-prioritizing projects and successfully interfacing with other departments; must maintain, troubleshoot and enhance all aspects of the Web sites, provide support and troubleshooting of html/CSS errors, show proficiency in AJAX, JSON, JQuery, YUI and other Java-based programs as well as PHP, ASP, JSP, Photoshop, Excel, Access, WAP Blackberry Apps, iPhone Apps and audio/video encoding/editing. Apply online at www.crain.com.

— AutoWeek Media Group (Detroit, MI) seeks a digital copywriter with journalism/blogging experience to create daily contributions, collaborate on story ideas, take assignments, display flexibility and speed, write and edit digital content daily, spot best practices and relevant case studies and lessons for marketers, cultivate contacts, write in an engaging and informative manner, have a thorough understanding of social media, basic html, inline linking, alt tags and all things automotive. . Apply online at www.crain.com.

— Openings at CBS-owned WWJ-AM/TV, Detroit, MI: Web managing editor who can manage all feature content for the station Web site, has strong digital media acumen, has solid WordPress and CMS knowledge, has comprehensive knowledge of SEO. Is a flawless proofreader, can write news/sports/feature stories as needed and can manage blogger content, the editorial calendar and Best Of/Events/Entertainment/Health sections of the Web site. Part-time copy editor (Job #8896BR) who can do copy editing and proofreading, can edit news and feature content for the station Web site, is able to type and correct any grammatical/typographical/compositional corrections, can check search engine optimization on stories and is proficient in WordPress CMS. Apply online at http://detroit.cbslocal.com/wwj-tv-jobs or http://cwdetroit.cbslocal.com/jobs. No calls.

— Openings at WKYC-TV, Cleveland, OH: Online producer for its Metromix entertainment Web site who can help it grow; will oversee day-to-day planning, scheduling and execution; must conceptualize and assign pieces, edit freelance and staff submissions, manage the freelance writer pool, do budgeting, oversee the site’s events and venues databases, spotlight key events and venues, provide leadership for the site’s associate producers, have strong language and writing skills and is familiar with or can get to know quickly the nightlife and local evens of interest to 18-to-34-year-old Cleveland-area residents; apply to Janet Nguyen, WKYC-TV HR Dept., 1333 Lakeside Av., Cleveland, OH 44114, fax (216) 344-3357 or e-mail jnguyen@wkyc.com. No calls.

— WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH seeks a digital media news editor (Job #200KD) who can take responsibility for production, for written and visual news content, can maintain Web sites, can continually update Facebook and Twitter, can translate broadcast copy into AP style, can communicate regularly with the assignment desk and other staff about stories, especially in breaking news situations and can plan for upcoming events; must be willing to be on-call nights, weekends and holidays as assigned. Apply online at www.dispatchbroadcast.com/careers.

— The Columbus (OH) Dispatch seeks a Web producer with at least three years experience who will combine content and technical duties and related products including the mobile edition, hone apps, news feeds, e-mail newsletters and social media sites; must generate story and photo/graphic files and modify stories, cutlines, photos and graphics as needed, work closely with the newsroom staff to generate/edit/process video and audio reports and blogs while generating interactivity with Web users by creating public comment areas, hosting online chats and developing reader-generated content; must have a broad exposure to a traditional news environment including reporting/writing/copy editing/graphics/production and be proficient in the use of the Internet; intermediate-level knowledge of Photoshop and Her Text Markup Language is required, working at a fast pace with minimal supervision and working shifts at any hour. Apply online at www.dispatch.com/careers.

— WTOL-TV, Toledo, OH seeks a part-time Web producer who has solid news judgment, knows AP style, can build graphics, can write for broadcast and can floor direct newscasts. DVD/online links and resume to Bridget Foster, AND, WTOL-TV, 730 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 46304 or e-mail bfoster@wtol.com. No calls.

— Openings at the Lawrence (KS) Journal-World: Part-time Web producer (Job #11-053) who can work with reporters/editors/photographers/contributors to create and update multimedia content for company Web sites and social media platforms; must know Adobe Suite, html and CMS and have strong attention to detail and organizational skills; must be able to work afternoons 12-6 and thrive under deadline pressure. Portfolio link and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com.

— The Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald seeks creative and passionate digital journalists to help with its metro online news operations, can lead the paper’s “online first” effort, can work closely with editors and reporters in growing the paper’s audience through breaking news and other expanded digtal content efforts; must know html, Photoshop, Flash, FinalCut Pro and other essential digital programs; the paper prefers experience but will consider talented graduates; apply to Jeff Carney, corporate director/digitalcontent development, at jcarney@owh.com. No calls.

— KTHV-TV, Little Rock, AR seeks a Web producer with 1-3 years experience who can work across all platforms, online and mobile. Must produce online content, be a news junkie, stays informed, wants to engage viewers and online users each day, wants to work hard, can work with an energetic team, can generate and suggests stories each day, can gather and disseminate news and information, can write/produce/update stories for all platforms, can edit video on non-linear equipment and can do shooting/writing/editing if needed; broadcast producing background a plus. Tape/DVD/online links and resume to Chuck Malden, ND, KTHV-TV, 720 Izard St., Little Rock, AR 72201 or e-mail cmaulden@todaysthv.com.

** KFSM-TV, Fayetteville/Ft. Smith, AR seeks a part-time Web producer who has a journalism background, has excellent command of spelling/grammar/punctuation, can turn a wide range of hard news stories quickly, can develop and maintain meaningful contacts, can come up with new story ideas daily, and post and update content on the Web, can build in new online elements, can gather information for online and over-the-air stories, can learn the CMS and other relevant equipment and can handle the stress of a fast-paced and dynamic environment. DVD/online links, resume and references to Rich Bagley, ND, KFSM-TV, 4201 N Shiloh Dr., Suite 169, Fayetteville, AR 72703, fax (479) 521-6579 or e-mail jobs@kfsm.com.

— The Charlotte (NC) Observer seeks a news-obsessed online producer who can juggle writing, editing, copy editing and finding related content in a high-pressure situation; can wire edit/line edit/copyedit and still have a story online within 10 minutes of breaking it, is willing to come in on your day off to bolster coverage and help refine online packages, can write a short and snappy headline that crackles, can spell Krzyzewski, knows the difference between Gonzaga, Godzilla and gorgonzola and recognizes that the wire alert concerning the state of Will and Jada’s marriage or the death of Nickolas Ashford requires action; must edit and format stories under deadline pressure, has a talent for crisp and active headlines and cutlines, is exact with grammar and punctuation, has the creativity to package text/video/photos/audio to enhance storytelling, can select and crop photos to shape a visual story, can translate news direction into appropriate online presentation, is detail-oriented and creative, wants to be innovative and can adapt to updated publishing and content tools, including basic html/xml, Dreamweaver and Photoshop; must be willing to work nights and weekends. Work samples and resume via e-mail to obsjobs@gmail.com.

— WBTV, Charlotte, NC seeks a new media content producer who has a strong background iin broadcast and AP style, Web design and journalism; must help to train and coordinate and work well in a high-pressure, fast-paced news environment. DVD/online samples and resume to Rod Overton, WBTV, 1 Julian Price Pl., Charlotte, NC 28208 or e-mail roverton@wbtv.com. No calls.

— The Mecklenburg Times, North Carolina Lawyers’ Weekly and the South Carolina Lawyers’ Weekly (Charlotte, NC) seek an innovative and highly-motivated Web editor who can manage, edit and produce digital content, post online stories, tag content, resize and upload photos, choose stories to publish in daily e-mail alerts, create and send e-mail alerts, maintain all three sites, work with the IT team to troubleshoot site problems, monitor and analyze the sites’ traffic, develop strategies to increase visits, work closely with staff to develop Web content that creates synergies with print products and enhances the way those stories are presented online, continuously develop strategies for the three sites, champion a vision for future initiatives, stay informed on the latest Web trends to assure current technology is maximized, has a passion for breaking stories and an appreciation for social media; familiarity with Word Press is a plus. Apply by emailing editor@mecktimes.com.

— WFMY-TV, Greensboro, NC seeks a Web producer with 2-3 years interactive experience who has strong news judgment, has in-depth knowledge of all social media platforms, can work with the newsroom and outside contributors to create engaging content throughout the day and develop traffic-building campaigns for the Web site/social media/mobile sites and other digital assets; must know CMS Tools, basic html and SEO as well as having experience with Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop; must meet goals, analyze metrics to determine hourly trends and develop engaging social content. Resume to Bob Clinkingbeard, WFMY-TV, 1615 Phillips Av., Greensboro, NC 27405. No calls.

— WECT-TV, Wilmington, NC seeks a Web content producer/reporter who is aggressive, is detail-oriented, loves to break news, can post the latest material on all platforms, can work quickly and efficiently, can edit video and scripts for Web use and can perform other associated duties. Tape/DVD, resume and writing samples to Scott Saxton, ND, WECT/WSFX-TV, 322 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28412 or e-mail ssaxton@wect.com. No calls.

** The Florence (NC) Morning News seeks a tech-savvy online production coordinator (Job #FLO-000300) who can develop/oversee/enhance digital content for SCnow.com and other mobile, print and broadcast platforms; must have sound news judgment, strong writing skills, a solid understanding of grammar and spelling, familiarity with AP style, experience as a reporter or editor, familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite/Facebook/Twitter/writing html code; previous video and photo experience a plus. Apply online at www.mediageneral.com

— WSPA-TV, Spartanburg, SC seeks a Web site content manager (Job #SPA-000293) who will oversee/coordinate/contribute to the collection/generation/prioritization/presentation of al content relevant to a free-standing niche Web site; must be hands-on with all aspects of the site not technical or sales related, have high-level journalistic skills, have basic computer skills, be able to plan and coordinate and be able to self-manage. Apply online at www.mediageneral.com.

— AllFreelanceWork.com, and its related sites AllFreelance.com and allFreelanceSearch.com, seek media professionals to write columns and articles. Columnists must be knowledgeable in a field, and write one article every week or two. Writers will have their photos placed on each site along with a paragraph about you and your business. You will be allowed one banner 234 x 60 with each article to be run for thousands of freelancers and employers to see. Articles should regard breaking into the media field as well as how-tos and techniques. Becoming an “expert” in your field is a key way to land gigs, and AllFreelanceWork.com has 28,000 subscribers. Although we don’t pay, the gigs that will likely follow will be well worth it. If interested, contact allfreelance@comcast.net.

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