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

— The Wednesday Journal (Oak Park, IL) seeks a reporter who is enthusiastic about and respectful of community journalism, appreciates the energy and impact of a strong weekly print and online publication in active communities, enjoys writing, can deliver breaking news, meets deadlines and can help build a new community Web portal that will debut in September. Clips, resume with salary history, references and a letter that explains why you want to work in community journalism to Dan Haley, editor, at EOE (5/9)

— 22nd Century Media (Orland Park, IL) seeks an assistant editor who can compile the weekly community calendar, coordinate the faith page, put together police reports, complete stories and cover news events as needed, conduct a weekly photo poll and perform the other duties of an assistant editor; must be detail-oriented and energetic, have a creative mindset, have proficiency in Microsoft Suite, InCopy and photography. Send three writing samples and resume via e-mail to No calls. EOE (5/17)

— The Bugle Newspapers (Plainfield, IL) seek a detail-oriented, self-starting, deadline-driven, ambitious and organized editorial assistant who can manage a large influx of submitted copy, research background for stories, gather and compile the police blotter report, do copy editing, show proficiency in AP style and Word; secondary duties require knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign on a Mac platform; tests will be administered in copy editing, layout and design; entry-level position. E-mail resume that includes a list of appropriate professional skills to with the subject line of “editorial assistant.” EOE (5/2)

** The Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL) seeks an entertainment editor who lives and breathes pop culture, has an eye for great design, can turn that into eye-popping newspaper pages, dreams entertainment and is a movie, music and technology buff; must be organized and outgoing, be familiar with pop culture, know established and u-and-coming bands and can write centerpiece stories, a weekly entertainment column, edit press releases, crop and tone photos, field reader questions and concerns, design and edit pages, do proofreading and handle other feature/lifestyle content; must work well under pressure and meet all deadlines, reporting to the features editor. E-mail work samples and resume to Scott Helmchen, features editor, at EOE (5/23)

— Openings at the Quincy (IL) Herald-Whig: Experienced reporter who can provide coverage in print, on the Web and to other platforms; must have strong writing skills, be comfortable with new media technology and be able to cover communities in two states; clips and resume to Don Crim, ME or e-mail Copy editor/page designer who enjoys the challenge of taking a role in all operations on the copy desk from daily page design to editing local copy to working with copy on the Web, so good editing and headline writing skills are a must, while front page-quality layout skills are desired; the copy desk works a day shift weekdays and rotates night shifts on Fridays and Saturdays; clips and resume to Gerri Berendzen, copy desk chief, 130 S. Fifth, Quincy, IL 62301, call (217) 221-3371, fax (217) 221-3395 or e-mail EOE (5/9)

— The Sauk Valley Newspapers (Sterling, IL) seek a photographer who will work as part of a three-person staff; must be dependable and flexible, have the ability to work independently or in a team, can produce regular photo pages, can add to a photo blog and can work some nights and weekends. Send 12-15 samples of your work and resume to Alex Paschal, photo editor, 3200 LIncolnway, Box 498, Sterling, IL 61081 or e-mail EOE (5/17)

— The Mattoon (IL) Journal Gazette seeks a part-time sports clerk who has a basic knowledge of sports, is bright and dependable, can work 6 p.m.-midnight three evenings a week, can spell accurately and can take sports results for the paper. Apply online at EOE (5/5)

**The Pekin (IL) Daily Times seeks a highly-motivated reporter with great writing, reporting and organizational skills to cover Tazewell and Mason Counties. Clips, resume and references to Michelle Teheux, editor, at EOE (5/7)

— Openings at the Paris (IL) Beacon-News: GA reporter who can cover community events and meetings, features and other community-based topics; must be creative, disciplined and eager to become part of a community-focused team; photo and pagination experience are major pluses, along with the ability to work evenings and weekends. Sports reporter who cares about community journalism, can take responsibility for all HS sports coverage, knows Quark and can work nights and weekends. E-mail clips, resume and letter stating salary requirements to or EOE (5/9)

— Openings at the Decatur (IL) Herald & Review: Motivated, creative copy editor/page designer who has a command of grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation and consistency with publication style; must write snappy headlines and design eye-catching pages nightly; Quark background a big plus. Part-time sports clerk who has a basic knowledge of sports, is bright and dependable, can work 6:30-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 6:30-10:45 p.m. Fridays, can spell accurately and can take sports results for the paper. Work samples and resume to John Reidy, night editor, 601 E. William St., Decatur, IL 562523, e-mail, or apply online at EOE (5/17)

— The Mt. Vernon (IL) Register-News seeks a sports editor who will focus coverage on schools in Jefferson County, going beyond the final scores, and covering non-traditional sports and recreational sports; must have the sense of urgency needed to get results posted immediately, shoot Web site video and have background in Quark. Five clips and resume to Jeremy Hall, 911 Broadway, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 or e-mail EOE (4/23)

— The Stevens Point (WI) Journal seeks a self-motivated, resourceful and tenacious hard-news reporter with at least 1-2 years of experience who is a strong communicator, is well-organized, can work as part of a team and can produce content for the Web as well as print. Work samples and resume to Linda Taylor, ME, 1200 Third Ct., Stevens Point, WI 54481 or e-mail (5/2)

** The Oshkosh (WI) Northwestern seeks a news editor for a regional copy desk who will supervise and oversee copy editing of news pages, opinion pages, feature pages and weekend sections for the Northwestern and two sister papers, the Fond du Lac (WI) Reporter and Sheboygan (WI) Press; the news editor must work closely with the executive editors of all three papers to assure that production deadlines are met for print products, and must work closely with the city/managing editors of the papers on the selection of appropriate news and information, as well as the design of each publication; must establish training and workflow procedures, be up-to-date on current events, know Office, Quark/InDesign and Photoshop and be able to multi-task daily. Send work samples and resume, with latter stating salary requirements, to (5/24)

— Openings at the Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent: Reporter who has strong print and multimedia skills who will focus on coverage of Appleton city government as well as GA reporting and work on police/emergency services as part of a rotation with other reporters; will be very involved in enterprise and watchdog reporting efforts; must have Web-specific skills, such as reporting news through video and audio equipment, chats, forums, blogging, database searches and cameras; must have distinct storytelling skills, be able to develop unique and distinct story ideas and enterprise forts, think visually and work with the photo staff to develop strong presentation options for assignments for print and the Web; online submissions should have the subject line of “reporter.” Part-time (15 hrs./week) sports reporter who will work nights and weekends, take phone calls and faxes, check e-mails from coaches, write sports stories and perform other tasks as needed; knowledge of local sports, computer skills, attention to detail and he ability to work under deadlines are essential; online submissions should have the subject line “sports reporter.” Clips, resume and letter stating salary requirements to the Post-Crescent HR Dept., Box 59, Appleton, WI 54912-0059 or e-mail, (4/26)

— The Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette seeks an experienced sports reporter who can cover the Packers, has experience with news and social media, can do real-time pro football coverage and is as comfortable in front of the camera as a keyboard; must provide print and online coverage, filing everything from instant updates to Sunday print narratives, also working with other beat writers and sports, online and video editors to plan coverage as well s assuming some administrative responsibilities in the absence of the sports editor; experience with social media is a must while html, digital editing and supervisory background are big pluses. Send clips, resume and a letter telling why you are the best candidate for the job to John Dye, executive editor, at (5/9)

— The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, IN) seeks a highly-motivated and creative page designer who can also do graphic illustration, copy editing, headline writing, communication with the public and work as part of a team; must be a good time manager and organizer, be able to accurately gauge project duration, deliver on deadlines and manage a workload with possible conflicting priorities; knowledge of sports a must. Apply online at EOE (5/5)

** The Columbus (IN) Republic seeks a GA news and feature reporter who will cover news beats two days a week, help with posting to the Web, is enthusiastic and team-oriented, understands community journalism and has a flair for the feature writing that is the balance of the job; clips and resume to Brenda Showalter, features editor, at Sports editor who is enthusiastic, is self-starting, understands prep sports and community journalism, can focus on enterprise and features as well as game recaps; must have a can-do attitude and a good work ethic and must be willing to relocate to Columbus; clips, resume and a letter outlining your sports philosophy to Bob Gustin, editor, at (5/24)

** The Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item seeks an experienced copy editor/page designer who can determine the need for rewriting and/or tightening, make recommendations on story presentation, post stories to Web sites, have strong news judgment skills, knows AP style, has basic computer skills, knows pagination (InDesign) and has strong grammar and layout skills; must be able to work a late after/evening and weekend schedule. Work samples, resume and letter with salary history to Brian Guth, ME, 1175 N. A St., Richmond, IN 47374, fax (765) 973-4750 or e-mail (6/1)

— Openings at the Des Moines (IA) Register: Assistant politics/state editor who will supervise the politics/state team, prioritize assignments, edit government and political copy for print and online use, develop story ideas, assure consistent flow of strong enterprise for front-page leads and centerpieces, lead in the development and execution of coverage plans for elections and special projects, assist in the management of political digital products, Web and mobile; must produce exclusive content for the papers politics Web site, including audio, video chats and searchable databases; must be able to work a schedule of 10a-8p Monday-Thursday ant noon-10p Friday. Send at least 10 clips, resume and letter stating salary requirements to the Register HR Dept., 715 Locust, Des Moines, IA 50309, fax (515) 286-2526, e-mail or apply online at (4/26)

— The weekly Iowa Falls (IA) Times-Citizen seeks a photographer/videographer to serve as photo editor, shooting for news, sports, advertising and special publications for both the Times-Citizen and the co-owned Ackley (IA) World Journal; must have exceptional organizational and time management skills, be willing to embrace small-town living, have plenty of creativity to exhibit in print and online, have the discipline to work independently on large projects, have the willingness to take on assignments on short notice, have the imagination to find new ways to tell stories through photos and video; must be able to contribute in daily news meetings and communicate with the entire staff. Portfolio, resume and contact information for three references to the Times-Citizen Communications HR Dept., 406 Stevens St., Box 640, Iowa Falls, IA 50126 or e-mail (5/9)

— The Sioux City (IA) Journal seeks an aggressive, experienced reporter to cover its busy education beat; must demonstrate the ability to craft compelling education features and enterprise as well as explain a complicated school budget and the many finance issues facing schools today; the paper covers several local school districts, three small colleges and the University of South Dakota; the ideal candidate will have experience with blogging, social media, multimedia and other online tools. Clips and resume to Mitch Pugh, editor, 515 Pavonia St., Sioux City, IA 51102, e-mail, or apply online at No calls (4/19)

— The weekly Riverfront Times (St. Louis, MO) seeks an experienced reporter who has the writing skills needed to produce both long-form magazine-style stories and contributions to a daily news blog; copy should be as much a pleasure to read as it is well researched. E-mail clips and resume to EOE (5/17)

— The Maryville (MO) Daily Forum seeks an enthusiastic and energetic sports editor who can cover a national champion university football team, a state champion HS football team and a myriad of other successful HS and college-level sports teams; those who have experience in photography and page layout and design will get preferences. Work samples and resume to Phil Cobb, GM, Box 188, Maryville, MO 64468 or e-mail (5/2)

— Openings at the Springfield (MO) News-Leader: Executive editor with at least seven years experience, including a history of success as an executive editor or ME at a mid-sized newspaper, who can lead the development and execution of the company’s content strategy, has solid business acumen, has finely-honed leadership skills, understands the digital future of news and information, can advance the seamless integration of digital and print, upholds the highest standards of public service journalism, understands and balances customer needs with business imperatives, encourages creativity and innovative approaches, can organize and manage the newsroom (Information Center) staff, can hire and develop talent, can leverage editorial resources, can manage the newsroom budget, can listen continuously to customers and identify new approaches, can identify risks that should be taken and changes to be made and prioritizes them by weighing short-term and long-term needs, risks and rewards. Night editor who can be the paper’s top decision maker deep into the evening, can lead efforts to create the best possible newspaper and Web sites possible, has a record of department leadership and solid news judgment, is a master of such skills as headline writing and page design, believes in tight editing, can supervise breaking news at night, can keep Web sites fresh, can create a high-performing and high-impact team through feedback and training, can collaborate with other editors and departments and either knows or can quickly learn Quark, Photoshop and html; send digital work samples or the URL to the Web site featuring your work, with resume. Legislative/state government correspondent who can keep an eye on legislators and report and write breaking news, enterprise and watchdog stories during the session in Jefferson City; at other times, the successful candidate will work as a GA reporter in Springfield, mixing local coverage with stories on state issues that affect the readers and community; e-mail print/digital work samples and resume. City Hall reporter with at least five years of beat reporting experience who has an ability to create enterprise/investigative coverage using records and data, experience using FOIA and state data laws to gather information from your beat, experience using digital tools and social networking in your reporting, has a desire to shine light into dark corners, has a nose for news, is not allergic to a 24/7 news cycle, Reporter with at least five years experience with the energy and passion to create enterprise coverage of the area’s health care industry for use in print and online; should be able to build a beat, tear apart operating statements for greater insight, have experience covering nonprofit corporations, is focused on the impact of events on consumers and business owners alike and understands that the best coverage comes through collaboration with colleagues and can create multimedia content that includes audio clips, podcasts, video, photos and photo galleries and can interact with readers/users through blogs, online forums and beat advisory groups. Apply online at (5/9)

** The Mt. Sterling (KY) Advocate seeks a reporter/photographer who can cover regular meetings, including the Montgomery County Board of Education, Fiscal Court, the Emergency Services Board and other bodies; must also be able to report general news and feature stories and type and edit community news items; some night and weekend work is required; must know how to use digital cameras and design with Quark. Clips and resume to Jamie Vinson-Sturgill, 219 Midland Trail Dr., Box 406, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353 or e-mail (5/23)

— Openings at Landmark Community Newspapers (Shelbyville, KY): General manager/editors with at least 10 years of newspaper experience, including five years in management roles, who can work on a temporary basis throughout the company, have a solid understanding of business practices, can oversee advertising and circulation as well as news and production and can work assignments that range from several weeks to several months in any of 13 states; apply to Dan Sykes, Exec. VP. Reporters and copy editors willing to relocate and move up in a group of 56 paid dailies and weeklies in 13 states; apply to Benjy Hamm, Box 549, Shelbyville, KY 40066, call (502) 513-1157, fax (502) 633-4447 or e-mail (indef.)

— The Owatonna People’s Press (Faribault, MN) seeks a page designer who has a knack for laying out pages that people can’t help but pick up, has a passion for experimentation and knows InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Up to five designed pages and resume to Kathy Nelson, ME, 514 Central Av., Faribault, MN 55021 or e-mail (5/9)

** The Fergus Falls (MN) Daily Journal seeks a sports editor who has a passion for community sports, can communicate with coaches, can write game stories and sports features and can amass box score information in a community full of outdoor recreational opportunities. Clips and resume to Jeff Hage, ME, 914 E. Channing Av., Fergus Falls, MN 56537 or e-mail (6/1)

— The twice-weekly Red Wing (MN) Republican Eagle seeks a GA/government beat reporter who is eager to tackle community issues in a Mississippi River town; must produce a mix of hard-hitting government news, breaking stories, features and crime reports. E-mail information to Anne Jacobson, editor, at (5/9)

** The weekly Charlevoix (MI) Courier seeks a managing editor who knows AP style, InDesign, Photoshop, how to use a digital camera and how to post to the Web and mobile platforms. Clips and resume to Jeremy McBain c/o the Petoskey News-Review, 319 State St., Petoskey,MI 49770 or e-mail (5/23)

— The Flint (MI) Journal seeks an entry-level reporter who can dissect tough issues, can sniff out hard news stories, can write compelling features, can go beyond the inverted pyramid to incorporate blogging, social media and shooting video as needed; skills can be taught, but the paper seeks journalists who are on the cutting edge and are eager to adapt to the next new technology. E-mail clips and resume to (5/17)

— The Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard seeks a talented, energetic and ambitious reporter who can cover education, city government and features. Send your three best clips and resume ASAP to Cindy Conrad, publisher, 114 N. Depot St., Ionia, MI 48846 or e-mail (5/2)

— Openings at the Columbus (OH) Dispatch: Metro desk reporter who is aggressive, can work independently, can recognize trends and bigger picture stories while covering day-to-day news in several Columbus-area communities. Business reporter with extensive business reporting experience, including a background in personal finance and other elements of the beat, which will also include finance, banking and insurance; will be covering the banking and insurance industries, including locally-based Nationwide Insurance, and Huntington Bank, as well as the operations center at JP Morgan Chase. A creative, hardworking assistant editor with at least five years experience for its Columbus Alive entertainment publication, who will write and edit content for the weekly paper and daily Web site covering entertainment, arts, dining, nightlife and city life for young adults; must have a strong vision for connecting with readers in their 20s and 30s, copyedit stories with a keen eye for detail and a strong sense of style, proofread pages prior to publication, write stories in a distinctive and engaging voice, work with staff reporters and freelancers in developing and assigning stories, lead by example in a collaborative and high-energy newsroom and maintain comprehensive database listings for the restaurant, bar and music guides with a passion for accuracy. Apply online at (5/9)

** The Coshocton (OH) Tribune seeks a sports reporter/photographer who will cover a variety of stories, collect information, interview individuals, write stories, shoot photos, emphasize breaking news and targeted audiences and put local content on all platforms first. No more than five clips and resume to Pam James, ME, 34 S. Fourth St., Zanesville, OH 43701 or e-mail (5/24)

— Openings at the Dayton (OH) Daily News: Reporter who can report a variety of stories for use in print and online; must generate story ideas without depending on an editor’s assignments, cover breaking news and features, develop sources on a beat, write stories that take readers beyond the simple events of the day and help them understand why an vent is important, keep writing clear and reader-focused, be articulate and tactful, work cooperatively and collaboratively with others and demonstrate good language, writing and spelling schools; must be able to work some nights, holidays and weekends on a flexible schedule.; work samples and resume to Mike Goheen at with the subject line of “local news reporter.” Production editor with at least two years managerial experience in production, who will be part of a three-person team leading print and digital production of the Daily News and seven other Cox Media Group Ohio papers and nine Web sites; must lead copy editors and online producers as they edit stories, write headlines, design pages and update Web sites in compliance with established standards and deadlines, also leading the response to late-breaking news for both production and newsgathering operations; must be an excellent leader and supervisor, have strong writing and grammatical skills, have good news judgment, be able to work in a newsroom that also includes radio and television journalists and be able to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends; apply to Mike Goheen, production editor, with the subject line of “production editor.” (5/9)

— The Newspaper Network of Central Ohio (Newark, OH) seeks a copy editor/paginator who is capable of producing fresh and exciting layouts for its daily newspapers, while editing copy to high standards; the desk handles layout and editing duties for five daily newspapers; must be proficient in Quark. Page layout examples and resume to Michael Shearer, executive editor, 22 N. First St., Newark, OH 43055 or e-mail (4/26)

** The Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle seeks a GA reporter/photographer who knows digital photography. Send clips, resume, and letter with salary history to Frank Robinson, editor, 240 Franklin St. SE, Box 1431, Warren, OH 44482 or e-mail, with the subject line of “Reporter Position.” (5/23)

— The Youngstown (OH) Vindicator seeks a veteran, top-notch business reporter who can cover a vibrant beat that includes GM, steel and tech. E-mail 12 clips and resume to Todd Franko, editor, at No calls. (4/26)

— Openings at the Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel: Editorial page/community voices coordinator (Job #1780) who will coordinate all aspects of editorial and opinion content, including the writing of editorials, coordination of editorial board meetings, gathering of commentary from the community and development of vigorous interactivity through polls, forums and other online features; must reflect the thoughts, feelings and ideology of the citizenry and foster a rich exchange of public dialog and ideas; will work closely with a cartoonist, an editorial assistant and a multimedia journalist focused on the East Tennessee blogosphere. Apply online, submitting resume and references, at (5/23)

— The weekly Knoxville (TN) Journal seeks free-lancer reporter/photographers who can cover investigative and police beat news in Knox, Roane, Sevier, Blount, Anderson, Loudon and Cocke Counties at a salary of $40 per published article; must have excellent grammatical and AP style skills and be able to use a digital camera. Clips and resume to the Journal editor, 1717 N. Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917. (5/2)

** The Roane County News (Kingston, TN) seeks a photographer who has good writing skills and the ability to produce digital video and slideshow projects for a tri-weekly newspaper; must be an enterprising self-starter and be able to keep pace in both the hard news and feature arenas. Work samples and resume via e-mail to with the subject line of PHOTOJOURNALIST JOB. (6/1)

— The Benton (AR) Courier seeks a sharp, creative news editor who is a good writer, an aggressive copy editor and a creative page designer as well someone who can multi-task, has good organizational abilities, has a passion for community journalism and either knows or can learn design software quickly; Web design abilities a huge plus. Send clips, editing and design samples, a resume, references and letter stating salary requirements to (5/2)

— The Hope (AR) Star seeks a high-energy assistant editor who has strong beat reporting background, can shoot photos (Photoshop), knows pagination (Quark), can hit the ground running, can cover major beats with daily page layout duties and proving your worth as an up-and-coming ME. Work samples, resume and letter stating salary requirements to (5/2)

— The Magnolia (AR) Banner-News seeks a GA reporter who knows AP style, has strong grammatical skills, can shoot photos, has a working knowledge of InDesign and Macs; recent grads are encouraged to apply. E-mail three clips and resume to Jamie Davis, ME, at (5/9)

— Openings at the Searcy (AR) Daily Citizen: Sports editor who can producer coverage of area high schools spanning several classifications and Division II Harding University; the editor is the only full-time sports staffer, and must be highly organized and willing to be thoroughly involved in the local sports scene; experience using NewsEdit Pro, Photoshop and InDesign a plus. Jack-of-all-trades reporter who can handle a wide variety of general assignments, write feature and enterprise stories, can copy edit fellow reporters’ stories, can lay out some pages, can shoot some photos, can upload to the Web, recognizes news, understands the need to hustle to beat local and area competition and can step in wherever needed; experience a plus. E-mail work samples and resume to (5/2)

— The Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal seeks an aggressive, self-motivated reporter who can actively pursue breaking news and stories that will drive early-morning Web site traffic while enterprising more in-depth articles; should be experienced with social media, be eager to tackle new technology and be comfortable with a point-and-shoot camera; must have solid news judgment, be accurate under deadline pressure and be able to juggle several developing stories at once; knowledge of AP style a must. Clips, resume and references to Mari Quinn at; questions can be directed to Quinn at (785) 295-1212. (5/17)

— The Wichita (KS) Eagle seeks a skilled, innovative photographer/videographer with two years experience to join a talented team that can shoot all types of photos, from spot news and sports to lifestyle features; must be passionate, able to tell stories in newsprint or on the paper’s Web site; experience shooting video and editing with FinalCut Pro a must. Portfolio of still and video samples, with resume, to Kara Hunt, HR dir., 825 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67202 or e-mail (4/26)

— The Emporia (KS) Gazette seeks a sports reporter who is driven to dig up sports news and get it published as quickly as possible; must care about community journalism and local teams, have good reporting and writing skills, be able to lay out pages in InDesign, have experience in NewsEdit Pro and can help to cover sports at Division II Emporia State University, Emporia High School and eight smaller area high schools. Work samples, resume and contact information for three references to Gwendolynne Larson, executive editor, 517 Merchant St., Emporia, KS 66801 or e-mail (5/2)

— The Grand Island (NE) Independent seeks a creative, energetic reporter who can cover the top stories in the counties and towns outside of Grand Island, including school news, economic development, health stories, court news and feature stories, including some night and weekend work. Clips and resume to Jim Faddis, ME, Box 1208, Grand Island, NE 68802 or e-mail (5/9)

** The Wauneta (NE) Breeze seeks a managing editor who will be in charge of news and sports coverage for the 1,000 circulation rural weekly; must write well, shoot photos, display expertise with InDesign and Photoshop and be able to work with the current ME, who is cutting back to part-time and can prove a valuable asset in terms of getting to know the community and sustain its level of excellence. Resume to Russ Pankonin, Johnson Publications, Box 727, Imperial, NE 69033, call (308) 882-4453 or apply online at (6/1)

— The Gaston Gazette (Gastonia, NC) seeks an energetic and community-minded sports reporter (Job #1002370005) who will focus primarily on Cleveland County HS community sports and Division I programs at Gardner Webb University; must also do pagination using InDesign at least two days each week, working in multiple media platforms at all times, including video, blogging and live event coverage. Five clips or URLs, with resume and letter stating salary requirements, via e-mail to (5/23)

— Openings at the Hickory (NC) Daily Record: Managing editor (HIC-000167) who is ready to lead, relishes collaboration, grasps readership principles that drive a paper to be hyper-local, can handle the day-to-day duties of an editor, keeps an eye out for long-term projects, coaches reporters and editors to reach their potential, has high ethical standards, is a strong planner and has a commitment to accuracy and fairness; application should include references, resume, clips and letter stating salary requirements. Copy editor/page designer (Job #HIC-000168) with at least two years experience who will work on a universal desk and can design news, sports and feature pages; must know AP style, spelling, punctuation, newspaper design (Quark and Photoshop), have solid news judgment and have good people skills. Part-time proofreader (Job #HIC-000171) who knows AP style, spelling and punctuation, has solid news judgment, has good people skills and can deliver on deadline in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment; universal desk. Part-time photographer (Job #HIC-000161) with experience in news and feature photographer and background using Photoshop; must provide your own transportation and camera equipment. E-mail your best work samples from the past six months, with resume, to Eric Millsaps, publisher, at or apply online at (5/5)

— ENC Publications (Jacksonville, NC) seeks a copyeditor/page designer who will work on a regional desk that handles copy and builds pages for three daily newspapers; must have a sense of teamwork and fairness, know InDesign or Quark as well as Photoshop and have strong news judgment, a strong command of grammar and punctuation and thorough knowledge of AP style. Apply online to Richard Clark, desk editor, at (5/23)

** The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC) seeks an entry-level reporter who can produce clean copy, is willing to learn, wants to work a beat aggressively and has a thirst to learn; degree is preferred, but experience is a wonderful substitute. Clips and resume to Donnie Douglas, editor, Box 1028, Lumberton, NC 28359 or e-mail No calls. (5/23)

** Openings at the weekly Camp Lejeune Globe (Wilmington, NC): Reporter with at least one year experience who can identify issues or military and/or community concerns that can help shape coverage plans, can gather and verify factual information, can organize material and write it according to prescribed editorial style and format standards, can compile and incorporation supplemental material and background information from a range of sources, shoot photos, meet deadlines, handle extra assignments, contribute to overall newspaper development, monitor scanners, assist in editing and show proficiency in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, InDesign, Lightroom and Photoshop; some night and weekend work required. The paper prefers local candidates who know the area; no relocation fees. Apply to Ena Sellers by faxing (910) 451-5882 or e-mailing No calls. (6/1)

** The Aiken (SC) Standard seeks a self-starting city beat reporter who has the drive to produce copy that is high-quality and informative, can produce material for use on the Web and television as well as print, can look beyond city council meetings and do in-depth for the stories behind the stories and should be able to cover everything from a bank robbery to a bake sale as needed; if it matters to the readers, it matters to the paper. E-mail 3-5 clips and resume to (5/24)

** The Florence (SC) Morning News seeks a regional editor with at least 10 years experience, including five as a manager, who can manage coverage across multiple platforms, collaborate with broadcast and interactive news teams, and oversee a twice-weekly, three weeklies and various niche publications in addition to the daily paper; must understand the need to maintain the highest ethical standards, attack the changing dynamics of media with a passion and extensively engage up-and-coming digital and multimedia journalists. Resume to the Morning News HR Dept., Box 100528, Florence, SC 29501, fax (843) 317-7291, e-mail or apply online at (5/24)


— Openings at Crain’s Chicago Business: Experienced part-time copy editor (Job #903) who can edit content for use in print and online, can get up to speed on Crain’s style quickly, can write headlines, can proofread pages, can edit online and multimedia copy, is familiar with the Chicago business scene and local news, is efficient, has en eye for detail, knows grammar and has a collaborative attitude; experience with Quark a plus. Apply online at No calls. EOE (4/26)

— The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (Chicago) seeks a senior editor with at least 10 years editorial experience, including at least three years online, who is an effective communicator, is a skilled collaborator, is a strong organizer and can work with its network of scientists, scholars and policymakers to identify trends, anticipate major developments and generate content ideas; the Bulletin informs the public about threats to humanity from nuclear weapons, climate change and emerging technologies in the life sciences, reaching policy leaders and audiences around the world with information, analysis and solutions to address the dangers and prevent catastrophe. To apply, e-mail a resume and letter detailing how you can contribute to the magazine to No calls. EOE (5/2)

— Columbus Parent (Columbus, OH) seeks a creative, passionate editor who will manage all content for the monthly publication and two Web sites that cover parenting issues and advice, kids’ health, education and family entertainment; must have a strong vision for connecting with local parents and discovering their interests, assign stories to staff and freelance writers, edit material, writ articles and columns in a distinctive and engaging voice, serve as the magazine’s public spokesperson and display both a broad knowledge of popular culture and the ability to identify trends and topics relevant to the target audience. Apply online at (4/26)

— Automotive News (Detroit, MI) seeks an enthusiastic, self-starting reporter/editor (Job #895) with at least five years relevant print and online writing and editing experience who can edit stories for both print and Web, perform maintenance of Web properties as needed, can post new content to the Web, can monitor wires, can produce e-mail newsletters, can work with technical staff to help develop new processes and troubleshoot issues, can write special content for e-mail newsletters, can plan and execute e-mail special projects through collaboration with the online editor; must be able to break news, write smart stories, generate great story ideas, be well-organized, work cooperatively and effectively with colleagues, show strong reporting skills, meet deadlines, show a familiarity with and enthusiasm for social media and online communities, display experience as a blogger or columnist and both think and write fast; auto industry background a must. Apply online at under “careers.” (4/26)

— Knoxville Magazine and Skirt (Knoxville, TN) seek an editor who has excellent editing, writing and proofreading experience, enjoys a fast-paced environment, welcomes challenges, is self-starting, has a passion for the products, can focus on growing readership and market share, and can reflect the pulse of the community, utilizing social media tools to see what lifestyle topics bubble to the surface and do not merely maintain the status quo; must assure that the publications are the dominant local source for lifestyle news through all print and digital means, with a focus on immediacy and impact; must coordinate text and visual content from a variety of sources; must be the voice of the magazines in the community; must facilitate inclusive reporting and recognizing the role that user-generated content can and should play; can engage readers through social media; can monitor competitors’ products, including Web sites and TV/radio broadcasts and can assure quality by closely editing content. Apply online at (5/13)


— The ABIS Group (Evanston, IL) seeks an entry-level industry news brief editor who can work a 6:30 a.m. weekday shift researching, writing and editing headlines and abstracts for a collection of daily newsletters under deadline; must believe in teamwork, initiative, thinking outside the box,” intellectual curiosity and a strong desire to make a differences; writers and editors must be able to identify the gist of a breaking story quickly and summarize it in clean and concise fashion; a strong interest in science, healthcare, business or consumer products is helpful, along with a sharp eye for detail, a good sense of relevance and the ability to juggle multiple tasks; work or internship as a journalist, copywriter or editor is a plus but not a must. Resume to Molly Yates, ABIS Group HR Dept., 1033 University Pl., Evanston, IL 60201 or e-mail; candidates will baked to complete a brief writing exercise from home. EOE (4/26)