WRITING JOBS 5.14.12

Gannett has 71 job listings including:
Cincinnati Enquirer, Reporter
Cincinnati Enquirer, Night Assistant Sports Editor
USA Today, Social Media Editor/Producer
USA Today, NBA Editor
USA Today, NFL Editor
USA Today, MLB Editor
Detroit Free Press, Environmental Reporter
The Lansing State Journal, Digital Director
The Marion Star, Reporter I, Ohio

Details on Gannett editorial jobs here:
http://tiny.cc/x9bbew

The following job listings can be found on
www.gorkanajobs.com

(Penton’s) Machine Design, Associate Editor – OH
Automotive News, General Assignment Reporter -Detroit
Automotive News, Senior Reporter – Detroit
Black Enterprise Magazine, Personal Finance Editor – New York
Bridgewater Associates, LP, Copy Editor, Research Analytics Department – CT
CFO Publishing, Business/Financial Journalist – New York & Boston
CQ Roll Call, Deputy Editor, Economics – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Editor, Executive Briefing – The States – DC
CQ Roll Call, Freelance journalist – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Front-end Developer – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Legislative Researcher – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Managing editor – daily news – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Multimedia Team Leader – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Researcher – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Researcher – Washington DC
CQ Roll Call, Staff Writer, Energy and Environment – DC
Daily Journal Corporation, Editor – CA
Daily Journal Corporation, Reporter – CA
Daily Journal Corporation, Reporter – San Francisco
Debtwire, Australian Debt Markets Reporter – Sydney
Dow Jones Newswires, Managing Editor – London
Dow Jones Newswires, News Editor- New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – Seoul
DualShow.com, Interns
Editor-in-Chief
Financial Executive Magazine, Managing Editor – NJ
Flightglobal, Americas Air Transport Reporter – DC
Flightglobal.com, Americas Air Transport/MRO Reporter – DC
FundFire, Managing Editor – New York
Hyperink, Strong Writers / Editors – San Francisco
InfraAmericas, Senior Reporter – New York
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, Research Reporter – DC
Markets Media LLC, Financial Writer – New York
Mashable, Graphic Designer – NY
Mashable, US & World Editor – NY
Mergermarket, Business Reporter – Bogota and Chile
Mergermarket, Business Reporter – Sao Paulo
Mergermarket, Private Equity Reporter – New York
Mergermarket, Reporter Intern – NY
Mergermarket, Summer Paid Internship – NY
Money, Summer Interns – New York
Navy Times – News Editor – Virginia
Platts, Chief/Senior Managing Editor – New York
Platts, Senior Editor – New York
Platts, Summer Intern Central Editing Desk – New York
Reuters, Temporary Desk Editor, News & Insight – New York, NY
The Am Law Litigation Daily (Litigationdaily.com), Staff Reporter – NY
The Deal, Reporter – New York
The San Antonio Express-News, Business Reporter – TX
The Southern Poverty Law Center, New Media Manager – AL
The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, Columnist – NY
TheStreet, Freelance Reporters
Thomson Reuters, Derivatives Reporter – New York
Thomson Reuters, Editor in Charge, U.S. Domestic Policy – Washington
Thomson Reuters, Senior Foreign Exchange Analyst – New York
UBM TechWeb, Associate Editor – NY
Wall Street Journal Digital Network, Technical Director – Consultant
Wall Street Letter, Reporter – New York

Asset International, Global Custodian Editorial Internship – New York
Asset-Backed Alert, Reporter – NJ
Autoweek, Copy Editor – Detroit, MI
Black Enterprise Magazine, Personal Finance Editor – New York
Bridgewater Associates, Copy Editor with Economics Background, Research Analytics- CT
Business Insurance, Managing Editor – Chicago
Commercial Mortgage Alert, Reporter – NJ
CQ Roll Call, Director, Custom Digital Solutions – Washington DC
Daily Business Review, Miami-Dade Law Writer – FL
Daily Business Review, Special Reports/Projects Editor – FL
Daily Business Review, Website Editor – FL
Daily Journal Corporation, Editor – CA
Daily Journal Corporation, Reporter – CA
dealReporter, Energy Reporter – New York
Debtwire, Reporter – New York, NY
Debtwire, Reporter – New York, NY
Direct Marketing News, Reporter – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Copy Editor – New York
Dow Jones Newswires, Reporter – New York
Dow Jones Newswires/NewsPlus, Copy Editor – New York
DualShow.com, Interns
Editor-in-Chief – Online Oil & Energy Publication
Flightglobal, Americas Air Transport Reporter – DC
Flightglobal.com, Americas Air Transport/MRO Reporter – DC
FundFire, Managing Editor – New York
GlobalPost, Regional Editor – Boston, MA
GOVERNING, Associate Web Editor – D.C.
Haymarket Media, Editor In Chief – New York
Hedge Fund Alert, Reporter – NJ
InfraAmericas, Senior Reporter – New York
Insurance Networking News, Managing Editor – Chicago
Mergermarket Ltd, Business Reporter – Boston
Mergermarket, Business Reporter – St. Louis, MO
Mergermarket, Reporter Intern – NY
New Scientist, News Reporter – Waltham, MA
New Scientist, Physical Science News Editor – MA
Platts, Chief/Senior Managing Editor – New York
Platts, Senior Editor – New York
Platts, Summer Intern Central Editing Desk – New York
Project Finance, Journalist – New York
Risk and Compliance, Journalist – New York
SC Business Publications, List Researcher & Database Manager – Columbia, SC
The Deal, Reporter – New York
Thomson Reuters, Derivatives Reporter – New York
Thomson Reuters, Senior Foreign Exchange Analyst – New York

THE WEST
The Greeley Tribune in Colorado is looking for a Cops/Courts reporter.

Contact
larry@ryckman.org

SOUTHWEST
Bonneville Media, owner of KTAR and KTAR Sports has the following opening:
Digital Designer
http://ktar.com/?nid=181

Bonneville Media has this opening in Salt Lake City as well:
Director of Digital Services
http://tiny.cc/2ycbew

Sports Reporter for Community Newspapers
SPORTS REPORTER needed at Larson Newspapers. Covers Sedona, Camp Verde and Cottonwood. Full-time. Writing and interviewing skills mandatory. Knowledge of sports required. Past experience a plus. Journalism degree needed. Other writing related degrees will be considered. Work with an award-winning team of motivated journalists.

Send resumes and clips to:
Attention/Trista Steers
MacVittie, P.O. Box 619R, Sedona, AZ
86339 or email to:
editor@larsonnewspapers.com

Trista Steers MacVittie
Managing Editor
Sedona Red Rock News
Cottonwood Journal Extra
The Camp Verde Journal

Content Editor, Patrick Media Group in Phoenix
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Ability to manage columnists located throughout the globe
Ability to assign columnists specific content and brainstorm editorial ideas
Willing to develop columnists in order to expand columnist “stable“ base
Ability to recall prior editorial content so that “freshness” is maintained
Strong Attention to detail
Ability to say “No” to story pitches
Can appear in public and is comfortable in social situations
Ability to multi-task
Willing to identify and solve problems
Ability to identify sales opportunities
Comfortable with responsibility and leadership
Ability to defend editorial decisions
Not afraid to pick up the phone and make calls
Ability to connect resources quickly
Has strong editing skills
Oriented towards deadlines

Professional Skills
Adobe Creative Suite
InDesign: Design software
Photoshop: Photo editing
Photography skills associated with editorial content
Publication CSM
MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel – Required
Strong MLA editing skills
Understanding of business etiquette and social etiquette

EDITING
Understanding proper American English grammar and MLA / AP editing styles is an essential part
of this job description. Internally developed content, press release submissions and columnists entries are
received daily. This requires quick editing, and preparation for either the web or publication.
– Determine which press releases are appropriate to run
– Perform quick and generally light editing so that content is uploaded to websites daily
– Manage all scheduled columnists in relation to their editing needs
– Develop new columnists
– Be comfortable editing content submitted by internal staff (JCP)
– Be comfortable editing on screen or on paper
– Use standard editing symbols in red, purple or green ink on paper
– Be comfortable assessing skill set of columnists who might not be strong writers
CONTENT UPLOAD
This is the management and supervision editorial content of each PMG title. The development of
content and placement of editorial are critical to the long-term success of the organization. Content comes from many sources and editorial needs to be updated daily
– Adhere to design specifications set forth by PMG
– Be able to quickly evaluate press releases, lightly edit and upload to web
– Work with Webmaster so that design is consistent and effectively uploaded
– Maintain design standards, yet be open to developing new art direction
– Competent in uploading images associated with editorial

WRITING
PMG titles and websites are engaging due to the style of writing that is presented in a well designed
visually format. This position requires frequent writing in both a first person, columnist style and third person
reporting style.
– Write features as assigned
– Develop story ideas for future editions
– Deliver editorial by deadline
– Work quickly on final digital magazine edits and final approval process

SOCIAL MEDIA
As PMG continues to grow and develop stronger traffic to our websites, it is essential to connect with
existing and potential readers, as well as advertisers with social media. This requires the Content Editor to understand the connectivity between titles, websites and content development to social media. Social mediais a daily tool, therefore the Content Editor needs to be comfortable and a natural user of this tool.
– Manage Facebook content
– Be active Twitter feeder with title handles and personal handles
– Research and recognize changing landscape of social media that might be employed by PMG

Phones
At any time during business hours the phones must be answered. There is an automated phone
system but it should only be used during off hours. All staff members are encouraged to answer the phone
as needed.
– Phone messages need to be emailed to with subject line: PHONE MESSAGE
– In the case of sales. These phone calls are a priority

Websites
PMG is a digital broadcast company with websites that are the central feature of business. Our
websites, also called titles, change minute to minute. The Content Editor is a major leader in the development
of content, management of content and oversight of the websites.
– Review each site at the beginning of the day
– Check each site during the afternoon, possibly at the end of the day
– Notify corrections or issues to Webmaster via email. Subject line: WEBSITE CORRECTION
– Verify that change has occurred in a timely manner
– Monitor ad placements to insure that they are correct and fulfill contract
– Work with the Webmaster in a cooperative manner
– Develop content and editorial concepts that are well adapted to web
– Be able to communicate design standards to Webmaster
goals and objectives
PMG has moved from a print publishing model to digital communication. The industry is changing
rapidly as consumers get their news and connectivity in the modern era of media. We are moving forward
to meet readership and advertiser demands in a new age. The requires creative approaches, innovation and
nimble response. It also requires leadership to think in a new way that may not currently exist.
– Grow website activity through more active content with new information added daily
– Expand stable of columnists
– Add new titles with new websites
– Win awards for websites
– Work with leadership to refine workflow proceedures
– Work with leadership to educate digital media issues
– Work with integrity and view towards a long-term relationship with Patrick Media Group

CONTACT:
Jeff Rightnowar
jr@patrickmediagroup.com

NORTHEAST
Junior Copy Editor, Digital Media
Polo Ralph Lauren

Location: New York
State: NY
Salary: Competitive
Work Schedule: Full Time

DESCRIPTION:
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For more than 44 years, Ralph Lauren’s reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets.
Purpose and Scope: The responsibilities of the Junior Copy Editor focus on proofreading and ensuring copy accuracy from word document to web page in compliance with the highest standards of grammar, punctuation, spelling and legibility.

Responsibilities:
Ensure that 100% of the language released on all sites and media meets the highest standards of grammar, punctuation, spelling, readability, legibility and accuracy.
Proofread and traffic documents in successive production stages.
Oversee copy accuracy from stages within the copy department through design and production, identifying and resolving any potential inconsistencies and problems.
Check corrected (proofed and edited) copy against the final copy in layout and online.
Ensure that all requested copy changes are implemented.
Contribute to a comprehensive style manual that defines the grammar, punctuation, spelling, legal trademarking and usage specific to the unique needs of the many Ralph Lauren brands and online communication.

Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.

Apply here: http://tiny.cc/03abew

Deputy Sports Editor
The Associated Press

Location: New York
State: NY
Salary: Competitive
Work Schedule: Full Time

DESCRIPTION:
The Associated Press seeks a highly experienced Deputy Sports Editor at its headquarters in New York City.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of superior news judgment, excellent content editing skills, a self-starter, and be able to work well under pressure. This role serves as a liaison with Associated Press Sports Editors and is a key contact for questions and/or issues.

RESPONSIBILITES:
· Manages the top of the report, big events and major beat
· Manage and develop four regional assistant sports editors who oversee a combined staff of 80 domestic reporters. In addition, directs a national staff of 30 at headquarters in New York
· Serves as the day-to-day operations manager, working with direct reports as well as staff in London, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa and other news departments in New York headquarters, especially to develop stories that have crossover value
· Assigns stories, including breaking news, follow-ups, takeouts and special features. Ensures the report fully embraces all platforms and that the department is a true multimedia operation
· Monitor social media for breaking news, trends and story ideas, as a key element of daily operations
· Partner with enterprise editor to spot trends, timely takeouts for weekend packages, features and profiles, as well as special advances and seasonal packages such as baseball, football and college sports previews.
The Associated Press is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Do provide the name of this position in the subject line of your email.

HOW TO APPLY:
Pubmit your cover letter, resume and clips to: NationalNewsJobs@ap.org

Multimedia Reporter
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Location: Pittsburgh
State: Pennsylvania
Work Schedule: Full Time
DESCRIPTION:
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Multimedia Department and Pipeline website are
hiring a web journalist who can help manage the award-winning Marcellus Shale specialty site. The position requires skills in data visualization and computer-assisted reporting and encompasses long-term projects, daily breaking news coverage and enterprising photography/videography.

The candidate will report to AME/Multimedia Allan Walton and work closely with Pipeline editor Erich Schwartzel, who leads the start-up team. Pipeline won the 2011 Scripps
Howard Award for Environmental Reporting and was named Best Specialty Site by the Online News Association in October, 2011.Pipeline www.post-gazette.com/pipeline/ covers the story of the Marcellus drilling boom onseveral platforms, and this position will focus on enhancing coverage with multimedia interactives and explainers that can make the complex topic more accessible. The position also involves writing high-impact pieces for the web and newspaper and participating in a variety of multimedia tasks, ranging from shooting and editing video to the creation of online aggregators.

The successful candidate will have experience coding and building interactives, photo/video skills and a working knowledge of audio/video editing software. The position also requires the ability to work across newsroom departments in developing innovative ways to tell stories and help cover major events like the 2012 elections. Experience with user engagement and community management a plus.

Please send a resume and relevant work to Deputy Managing Editor Mary Leonard mleonard@post-gazette.com, Assistant Managing
Editor/Multimedia Allan Walton awalton@post-gazette.com and Erich
Schwartzel eschwartzel@post-gazette.com

MIDWEST
The Detroit Free Press seeks a highly motivated and enterprising business reporter who can cover a variety of business topics across multiple platforms. The person covering this high level general assignment business beat needs to juggle quick-turn news with short-range and long-range enterprise that can tell our readers what’s really going on. We’re looking for a strong writer and reporter who has experience with digital media. The Free Press is Michigan’s largest daily newspaper, an authoritative voice covering the automobile industry and many of the state’s 20-plus Fortune 500 companies. The person covering this beat would be part of important stories, large and small, and also play a critical role in our expanding online operation. If you’re interested in an excitingchallenge in one of the largest media markets in the world, contact Business Editor Christopher Kirkpatrick at (313) 222-8657. Send resume, clips, links and contact information to ckirkpatrick@freepress.com

The Associated Press/Chicago seeks an assistant regional editor/weekends with five or more years experience for its Central Regional news operation who will work with reporter and state news editors from 14 states from Michigan and the Dakotas south to Texas to develop enterprise, accountability journalism, off-the-news items and drive the spot news report as the on-duty editor each Saturday and Sunday; must recognize news opportunities, direct coverage of breaking news at the state and national level, work to assure urgent news is published promptly and accurately, keep an eye toward developing the story throughout the news cycle and beyond, work with editors from text/photo/interactive design/video/broadcast to assure AP owns the story in all formats, allocate resources, lead and shape stories, edit creatively so that news appeals to state/national/global audiences, display a broad understanding of state/national/international news perspectives, display outstanding communications skills, cooperate and work well with reporters and editors, adapt to fast-changing news environments, provide support at critical times to AP reporters on deadline and experience in formally coaching and mentoring reporters and/or editors. Apply online at http://ap.contacthr.com/23417464.

Dow Jones Newswires/Chicago seeks a sharp and enthusiastic reporter (Job #100003119) to cover the U.S. grain markets as an integral part of a bureau that produces agenda-setting coverage on farm commodities, agribusiness and the food industry for the real-time wire service, the Wall Street Journal and its Web site; must lead coverage of U.S. corn and what markets at a time when prices have surged to record highs and the reliability of world food supplies is climbing the political agenda, so must be a strong writer and reporter and have the ability to break market-moving news ahead of the competition; must pen a wide range of articles, from daily coverage of the markets to enterprise stories on the companies/investors/farmers behind the commodities that feed the world, although experience covering agriculture and commodities is not a must. Apply online by attaching five clips and a resume at http://careers.newscorp.com/Job/Details/5626.

GateHouse Media (Rockford, IL) seeks to build a high-quality team of copy editors/page designers who can not only clean up copy and write sharp headlines but can also lay out attractive and compelling newspaper pages as part of its new “Design House” central design desk; must provide a final read of all copy, use page design software and a centralized front-end system to lay out a steady stream of news pages from beginning to end, publish stories to appropriate Web sites, follow GateHouse content strategy, work with local editors from across the country to improve its newspapers, multi-task, work as team players, juggle tasks with dozens of colleagues, demonstrate solid copy-editing skills and display background in page layout software (InDesign preferred), Web publishing (Saxotech preferred) and copy editing (AP style). Up to five page samples and resume to Jennie Broecker, metro central desk director, 99 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61104 or apply online (preferred) at http:///www.gatehousemedia.com/careers/design-team.

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.

Openings at the Gannett Co. (Des Moines, IA): Consolidated wire chief/news editor for its newly-formed national desk in Des Moines, IA who will compile a daily budget of world and national news from Gannett sources and the AP, assure stories on that budget are edited in accurate and timely fashion, are packaged with photos/graphics/other elements to attract readers and develop presentation modules to assure work is presented in a compelling fashion and can develop/implement/evolve as needed a national/world wire report strategy that provides the breadth and depth of coverage needed to meet the interest of print readers across Gannett markets, directing a team of copy editors who compile a daily and Sunday budget of national/world stories in news/business/features/sports. Wire copy editors who will work on a newly-formed national desk, editing wire stories and other non-local content for publication in Gannett newspapers, editing for style and consistency and fact-checking as needed; recent grads will be considered if they have proven experience in copy editing and page design. Clips, resume and letter stating salary requirements to Dotti Klootwyk, HR Dept., 715 Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309, fax (515) 286-2526 or e-mail dklootwyk@gannett.com.

The Wall Street Journal Chicago bureau seeks a keen-eyed and incisive reporter (Job #100003753) who can roam a 12-state region in search of lively and revealing news and feature stories that focus on the Midwestern economy, how it reflects and differs from the national scene. Apply online at http://careers.newscorp.com/Job/Details/5956.

The Glenview (IL) Lantern seeks an editor who can write stories, can shoot photos for the weekly, prepare submitted content for print, upload content to the paper’s Web site, manage freelance writers and photogs, is detail-oriented, is energetic, has a creative mindset, has a strong work ethic, knows AP Style, communicates well and enjoys working in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment; background with a community newspaper, InCopy and photography experience helpful. Three clips and resume to joe@wilmettebeacon.com.

Suburban Life Newspapers (Downers Grove, IL) seeks freelance reporters who want to make a difference in people’s lives, make the towns the chain serves better places to live and have a commitment to telling stories in non-traditional way, placing a heavy emphasis on alternative story formats and multimedia storytelling. Chicago-area applicants only. No more than five work samples or a link to your portfolio, a resume and a letter introducing yourself to Jonathan K. Schuler, executive editor, at jschuler@mysuburbanlife.com.

** The Morris (IL) Daily Herald seeks an energetic reporter to cover the cops/courts beat and contribute to other areas of news coverage; must be able to develop sources, stay on top of the news, take chances with innovative enterprise and feature reporting, put experience in a deadline-driven daily or collegiate newspaper to work, write clear and concise copy, have a passion for community journalism, work collaboratively with photographers and editors to produce a great newspaper and Web site and do a limited amount of page design; must have solid knowledge of AP style and grammar, while background with the Web and multimedia is a plus. Clips and resume to Becky Early, HR mgr., Box 749, Morris IL 60450 or e-mail Patrick Graziano, ME, at pgraziano@morrisdailyherald.com.

Openings at the DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle: Energetic reporter to cover DeKalb municipal government, schools and business news; must be able to develop sources, stay on top of the news, take chances with innovative enterprise and feature reporting, put experience in a deadline-driven daily or collegiate newspaper to work, write clear and concise copy, have a passion for community journalism, work collaboratively with photographers and editors to produce a great newspaper and Web site and do a limited amount of page design; must have solid knowledge of AP style and grammar, while background with the Web and multimedia is a plus; apply c/o Reporter, DeKalb. Six clips and resume to the Shaw Suburban Media HR Dept., 1586 Barber Greene Rd., DeKalb, IL 60115 or e-mail editorialrecruitment@shawsuburban.com.

** Openings at the Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail: Photo editor who can shoot photos and video, can schedule part-time photographers, can plan coverage with editors, can oversee visual content in print and online and has plenty of enthusiasm. Sharp and resourceful GA reporter who can do enterprise and investigative work, has good clips and knows the region; the paper will consider recent grads with good clips. Clips and resume to Tom Martin, editor, 140 S. Prairie St., Galesburg, IL 61401, call (800) 757-7181 x-250 or e-mail tmartin@register-mail.com.

The McDonough County Voice (Macomb, IL) seeks an editor who can organize and direct staff, paginate, write and represent the paper in the community; will consider college grads with leadership experience or professional reporters seeking to move into a management position. Work samples and resume to Tom Martin, Register-Mail editor, 140 S. Prairie St., Galesburg, IL 61401 or e-mail (preferred) tmartin@register-mail.com.

Openings at the State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL): Executive news editor with at least five years experience who will oversee the daily newsroom operations, including organization, selection and presentation of news on all platforms, set annual goals for newsroom operations, direct staff, implement and assist in visually enhancing print editions, has sharp multimedia skills and can priorities and work on deadline effectively. Day cops and courts reporter with 3-5 years experience who can cover state/county/city law enforcement in an accurate, balanced and fair manner, can meet daily deadlines, understands grammar and AP style, can file FOIA requests, can shoot/edit/upload video/photos/audio to various platforms, can build connections and audiences through the use of Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools, can manage and curate the company’s Web sites with the online editor and can plan ahead, communicating effectively with supervisors. Clips, resume and contact information for references to Inez Harris, HR mgr., 1 Copley Plaza, Springfield, IL 52701 or e-mail jobs@sj-r.com.

** Openings at the Decatur (IL) Herald & Review: Sports copy editor who has a flair for page design and headline writing, edits copy carefully, can design and produce daily pages and can help grow the paper’s Web site. Sports reporter who is versatile enough to develop sources, nail the gamers and come up with entertaining story angles; will be as productive in regular shifts on the design desk and will be a part of the Web team as well. Clips, page design samples and resume to Mike Albright, sports editor, 601 E. William, Decatur, IL 62525 or e-mail malbright@herald-review.com.

The Sun Prairie Press (Serena, IL) seeks a creative and talented graphic designer who knows InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and can work independently; must be driven to excellence and inspired too create new and exciting products; Web experience a plus. Resume to sunpairiepress@gmail.com.

— The Carmi (IL) Times seeks a managing editor who has demonstrated skills in digital and print media, can manage a staff of two, can report and write local news, can help the staff to develop creative storytelling methods in print and online, can coordinate among departments to produce attractive and organized print products, assure deadlines are met, has good news judgment, has a sense of urgency and immediacy, can help produce a Web site that thrives on multimedia content and consistent updates, can engage readers through social media platforms, can encourage readers to contribute Web and print content, can promote change and growth within the newsroom and understands the dynamics of small communities. Apply online at http://www.gatehousemedia.com/careers.

** Openings at the Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier: 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.

Copy editor whose skin crawls when seeing a misplaced apostrophe, can take a good story and make it great with a reader-friendly presentation that screams “Read Me,” loves the challenge of crafting a headline that brings writer and reader together, can help coordinate stories across a variety of platforms, can meet guidelines for quality/accuracy/fairness, can help design daily publications and special sections, has solid news judgment, can work well with others and can work nights and weekends; background with NewsEdit and the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus; work samples, resume and letter stating salary requirements to David C.L. Bauer, editor, 235 W. State St., Jacksonville, IL 62650 or e-mail dbauer@myjournalcourier.com. No calls.

** CNI Newspapers (Waukesha, WI) seeks a reporter (Job #1372) who is energetic, is a solid newsfinder, can produce quality copy, can meet all deadlines, is aggressive and motivated, is a driven individual with a “can do” attitude, can cover suburban Milwaukee city government/schools/police/fire/features/issues/trends/occcasional project reporting and demonstrate good storytelling technique; must have a keen sense for news, communicate and work effectively with others, and work well as part of a team; skills in photography, live blogging, video and audio are helpful but not a must. Apply online, and attach work samples/online links and resume, at www.jobsatjournalsentinel.com.

The Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent seeks an experienced reporter who has strong print and multimedia skills, has strong expertise in database reporting, can provide skillful and accurate journalism through daily and enterprise assignments for print and online platforms, with a commitment to watchdog journalism, knows CAR/database creating and understanding/governmental and nonprofit funding models, and can work on police/emergency services reporting as part of a weeknight and weekend shift rotation; must be comfortable with gathering and reporting information through various sources and technologies, including digital audio and video devices, database searches and cameras, thinking visually and working with a photo staff. Apply online at http://www.jobs.net/jobs/gannett/job/reporter-the-post-crescent/J3G85H79LCY4F71V019/.

** The Lakeland Times (Minocqua, WI) seeks a reporter who can write about government and schools and the police and courts, as needed; must love and understand 21st century technology and the role of social media in reporting, can handle a camera, can drop everything to get to the house fire down the road, can produce copy that engages the reader and tells the entire story, has a nose for news, is willing to go the extra mile, thinks beyond the actions of boards/committees/government bodies and produce the stories that can make a difference in the lives of readers on deadline; the paper will consider recent grads who pay attention to detail and have a drive to learn and succeed. Clips and resume to Raymond T. Rivard, 510 Chippewa St., Minocqua, WI 54548 or e-mail ray@lakelandtimes.com.

Openings at the Indianapolis (IN) Star: Vice president/news with 10-15 years experience, including extensive management background, who has the highest level of journalism credentials, has good business acumen, has finely-honed leadership skills, understands the digital future of news and information, can advance the seamless integration of print and digital platforms, can oversee a robust news operation that supports a number of products and publishing platforms, set the tone and strategic approach for content, has or can quickly learn a deep understanding of key audiences and communities to be served, can create new approaches to more fully engage them, can balance customer needs with business imperatives, can organize/manage/lead the newsroom staff, can identify/select/develop newsroom talent, can leverage editorial resources for the benefit of the Star and its related products, can assure the newsroom budget is managed according to operational needs and priorities, can facilitate strong community connections with a relevant editorial voice, can identify risks that should be taken and changes to be made and prioritize them by weighing short-term and long-term needs/risks/rewards. Send resume and letter outlining what you bring to the job to jobadvances@gannett.com.

Openings at the Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, IN): A senior design team leader with at least three years management experience who can manage a group of energetic designers, schedule staff to produce broadsheets/tabloids/magazines, can define/create/develop/coordinate/implement new ideas and technologies, can work with content editors to develop creative and effective story packages and has an innovative mind.

A highly-motivated and creative page designer who can bring a new dimension to a heavily-zoned local newspaper; must be energetic, work to change the perception of designers as merely visual people, function as a content editor, have the heart of a journalist and an innovative mind, understand the fast-paced newsroom environment, manage several tasks at once, have a strong instinct for problem solving, have a sense of urgency and have a passion for news; InDesign and Photoshop background preferred. Apply online at http://nwi.com/timesjobs.

** The Goshen (IN) News seeks a quality reporter with at least two years experience who is an outstanding writer, has strong photo skills, has well-honed journalistic instincts, has a firm grasp of evolving trends in multimedia and social networks as well as superior organizational skills and can work nights and weekends. Five clips, resume, references and letter stating salary requirements to Michael Wanbaugh, ME, at Michael.wanbaugh@goshennews.com. No calls. (5/7)

The Elkhart (IN) Truth seeks an experienced GA reporter who is a strong writer, has a commitment to community journalism, is comfortable using digital tools and social media to add depth to the report, and can focus on enterprise reporting, bringing the city of Elkhart to life. Clips, resume and letter stating salary requirements to Greg Halling, ME, 421 S. Second St., Elkhart, IN 46516.

The Kokomo (IN) Tribune seeks a photographer who has an enthusiasm for great, storytelling photos; must be able to shoot anywhere in a five-county area, produce images for the daily product as well as various magazines and online, shoot video as well as stills, can produce high-quality photojournalism and can work a flexible schedule that will be generally Tuesday through Saturday. Portfolio/online link and resume to Tim Bath, chief photojournalist/photo editor, 300 N. Union St., Kokomo, IN 46901 or e-mail tim.bath@kokomotribune.com.

** The Marion (IN) Chronicle-Tribune seeks an experienced reporter who can cover economics and business, is not afraid to ask tough questions, has a passion for telling stories about people, can untangle complicated dealings involving public and private financing, can work on enterprise efforts and can deliver work in print and digital formats; experience covering business is a big plus. Clips and resume to David Penticuff, editor, 610 S. Adams St., Marion, IN 46953 or e-mail dpenticuff@chronicle-tribune.com.

Chicago magazine seeks a senior editor (Job #2012-21014) to handle culture coverage, with a primary responsibility being front-of-the-book Culture section material, which covers both high and low culture in and about Chicago (music/theatre/dance/art/movies/books) and is usually about six pages long per issue, also top edit the back-of-the-book Go pages, which contains short capsule reviews and recommendations of cultural events; must plan/assign/edit/close the Culture section ach month, work with the art and photo departments on layouts, edit/write cultural content for the Web site and related e-newsletter, edit some culture-related features as time allows, keep track of the budget for Culture and see that freelance writers have contracts and are paid, be well-organized, work well under pressure and have excellent line-editing skills. Apply online at https://chicago-tribune.icims.com/jobs/21014/job.

** Business Insurance (Chicago, IL) seeks a seasoned managing editor (Job #1281) who will be the number-two person at the publication, will play a key role in developing and executing the editorial strategy of the publication, will manage the process of transforming content into new products across a variety of delivery methods, has good process management skills, can coordinate production of content with an experienced staff of reporters and editors, can work with AMEs ad copy desk chief to oversee copy desk workflow/newsgathering/art production/feature content development, can identify reader problems, can develop in-depth solution-oriented content, can edit copy, can write headlines, can produce pages, can support video content production, can develop and produce webinars, can promote and merchandise editorial content to drive audience growth, can produce daily onsite publications at leading industry conferences and can act as liaison with industry executives and represent the publication at events. Apply online at www.crain.com.

Openings at Modern Healthcare (Chicago): Chief of 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, submitting at least three recent clips, at www.crain.com. No calls.

** Autoweek (Detroit, MI) seeks a copy editor (Job #1279) with 3-5 years experience who knows AP style, has a background in business journalism, can perform all traditional copy editing functions for print and online use, can craft sparkling headlines, can rewrite copy, does expert line editing for style/grammar/conciseness/spelling/logic/punctuation/clarity/accuracy/consistency, can check copy to verify factual information, can confer with reporters and editors as needed, can proof pages and the final version of the magazine, can do makeup/headlines/pagination/page layout as needed and can edit e-newsletters, the Web site, news stories, features, editorials and columns. Apply online at www.crain.com.

Automotive News (Detroit, MI) seeks a reporter (Job #1268) with at least five years experience who can cover the North American auto industry for weekly print publication and daily online use; must report and write news and features for all platforms, research stories, develop sources, collaborate with the ME/editor/reporters to develop stories, meet deadlines, display a knack for generating story ideas, can cover sophisticated business/automotive beats well and generate stories quickly and accurately. Apply online at www.crain.com.

** Rubber & Plastics News (Akron, OH) seeks a reporter (Job #1277) who can write for the biweekly publication and its frequently-updated Web site and newsletters, shoot photos and possibly video for stories, research stories, develop sources, proof and edit stories for publication, do occasional page layout, meet all deadlines and collaborate with the ME and editor to develop stories; business news background is a plus. Apply online at www.crain.com.

Columbus Monthly (Columbus, OH) seeks a creative and passionate editor who can lead its editorial staff, can manage all content for the monthly magazine and its daily Web site covering culture/dining/entertainment/news/city life, can motivate and inspire the editorial team, can manage coverage selection and overall editorial direction, can assign stories to staff and freelance writers, can edit material, can write articles and columns in a distinctive and engaging voice, can work closely with photo and art directors to assemble a compelling visual package, can serve as public spokesperson for the magazine and can inspire readers with a mix of smart reporting on local trends and topics, engaging service packages and in-depth features. Apply online at https://ecscscliving.box.com/s/fvl1a3m6vn1o0lpq72zs

Columbus CEO magazine (Columbus, OH) seeks a reporter with at least two years experience who can develop leads and ideas for stories big and small ranging from timely briefs to in-depth feature, can spot trends and topics that are relevant to readers, can bring them to life with a distinctive and engaging writing voice, can contribute to listings projects such as Leaderboards and business directories, can write digital content that includes blogs and e-newsletters and can help fact check and proofread the magazine. Apply online at http://wwwphp.dispatch.com/careers/

Capital Style magazine (Columbus, OH) seeks a designer who can wield creativity in a collaborative yet fast-paced environment who can work closely with the art director, editors and photographers to implement the magazine’s visual identity and craft the most compelling layouts for every story; must be proficient in Mac-based Adobe CS5 tools (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), be a good communicator and problem-solver, be able to handle tight deadlines and have background in magazine design, so that you can take responsibility for front cover, feature, department and story illustrations. Apply online at http://wwwphp.dispatch.com/careers/

The Sun (Chapel Hill, NC), an ad-free magazine in its 39th year of publication, seeks a managing editor with five years experience who has impeccable editorial skills and proven management ability, can help shape its long-term editorial direction, can plan and develop each monthly issue with editorial staff, can guide each edition to completion, can help with editing/writing/proofreading, can oversee the production process, can meet all deadlines, can manage the staff, can solicit new writing, can evaluate manuscript submissions, can oversee/coordinate publication of anthologies of writing, can provide editorial support for special projects such as direct-mail brochures, fundraising letters, grant proposals and Web site content; background with the Chicago Manual of Style is preferred, along with proficiency in Microsoft Office. Must be willing to make a five-year commitment. Send resume and a letter that is thoughtful and personal, says something about your qualifications and the way you think and shows that you have read the Sun beforehand to know what it’s about, to Sy Safransky, Re: managing editor position, 107 N. Roberson St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516. No calls, faxes, e-mails or surprise visits.

Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): A versatile, can-do part-time (20 hours/week) assistant editor with experience in print media who can edit copy, research photos, check facts, proof pages and take the lead on editing and writing various editorial departments, along with articles ranging from 150-word front-of-book pieces to 2,500-word features; must have a thorough understanding of AP style, know Microsoft Office Suit and Adobe Acrobat, have the ability to learn the magazine’s internal style guide, display exceptional organizational ability, have a positive attitude, understand photography and copyright issues, know how to acquire appropriate rights to articles and photos for publication, display familiarity with the Web and social media tools and have an appreciation of South Carolina’s electric cooperatives and the communities they serve; apply online by using the contact information at its contributors’ guidelines page to send information to the editor, at www.SCLiving.coop/contactus/contributors.aspx. Versatile senior writer with 3-5 years experience who can produce everything from 500-word department articles to 3,000 word features on a wide range of topics on tight monthly deadlines; the job will begin freelance but could evolve into a part-time staff position; apply with a one-page resume, no more than three of your best clips that show a range as a writer and a one-page pitch sheet with a minimum of three story ideas you would like to write for the magazine; apply at http://www.scliving.coop/Libraries/Document_Upload/SCLiving_2012_Contributor_Guidelines.sflb.aspx. Writers who can produce 350- to 500-word profiles of World War II veterans to be compiled in booklet/book form; must have the ability to travel the state to conduct in-person interviews, have a digital camera capable of shooting high-res (300 dpi) images to deliver current images of each subject, have the capability to provide an audio recording of each interview for fact-checking purposes and have a demonstrated ability to tell a veteran’s story through anecdotes and interesting and accurate quotes, all delivered in a short format on tight deadlines; pay is $150 per profile; download the guidelines for the project at https://ecscscliving.box.com/s/fvl1a3m6vn1o0lpq72zs, and be prepared to supply one clip that best demonstrates your ability to deliver on the project and a short e-mail outlining your qualifications; profiles will be assigned on tight deadlines as veterans are identified; those who excel with this project will be considered for part-time and freelance work with the magazine.

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