Newspaper JobFile

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— Illinois Farmer Today (IFT) Publications seeks a self-motivated agriculture reporter/editor (Job #16915) to cover everything from crop and livestock production issues to general features and market reports, also writing for the associated Market Watch Online newsletter, shooting video and taking photographs to accompany stories. This position works largely independently and would ideally be based from a home office in Illinois; experience in Midwestern agriculture is preferred but not required.  Apply online at https://lee.net.   EOE.  (1/28)

— The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks freelance GA reporters who enjoy community journalism, including education beat features; the publication pays $50 for basic news and meeting stories, $65 for features and can negotiate other rates for enterprise or special feature stories.  Send 3-5 clips and resume to editor@hfchronicle.com.   EOE (indef.) 

 

— The Champaign (IL) News-Gazette seeks an innovative reporter who has a knack for creative storytelling and an emphasis on local business reporting; experienced candidates are welcome as are fresh-out-of-school journalism grads; the company has a mix of both in a vibrant multi-media shop that includes three radio stations.  Besides contributing to its print/online/social media efforts, the role includes overseeing its Central Illinois Business magazine, which publishes six times a year.  Apply to Editor Jeff D’Alessio at jdalessio@news-gazette.com.   EOE.  (1/28)

** The Island Packet (Hilton Head Island, SC) seeks a reporter who will focus on stories that build readership, think about audience first and always with a commitment to tactics that grow readership, master engaging multimedia storytelling, demonstrate speed, competitiveness and SEO savvy through aggregating and storytelling tools and work well in a team environment. The successful candidate should have a college degree or equivalent work experience and be able to show a history of producing accountability journalism. Apply online at http://mcclatchy.com.   (1/28)

**My Horry News (Conway/Myrtle Beach, SC): Managing editor/government reporter with at least two years experience eager to cover South Carolina’s fastest-growing county and perform daily editor duties; you would join a progressive company focused on publishing and creating engaging content supporting audiences in print and digital; should have a sense of urgency, possess strong communication skills, and be a leader who can motivate our newsroom, work efficiently, and collaborate across departments. Experienced reporter ready for a challenge covering the Myrtle Beach area, one of the fastest growing cities in the country.  Resume and your three best clips to Hannah Strong Oskin, editor, at hannah.oskin@myhorrynews.com.   (1/28)

 

 

 

MAGAZINES

 

— Pensions and Investments (Chicago) seeks a reporter (Job #R-10856) whose primary focus will be to report and produce editorial content for P&I print and digital publications on the largest hedge fund managers serving institutional investors, and cover the rapid growth of private credit; such content includes but is not limited to breaking news articles, news analysis, news features and enterprise reporting, along with some video and social media posts; additionally, this journalist will backstop coverage on the growing world of private markets, including private equity, infrastructure, and real estate.  Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (1/28)

 

— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): 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 proje\ct 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.  (Indef.)  

 

 

 

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NETWORK/CABLE:  

 

— Openings at News Nation, Chicago, IL: Executive producers (Job #REQ-27864) who are interested in helping it grow and elevate the quality of its journalism and the dynamism of its live programming; will be responsible for working with talent and with network leadership on creative development of a new show and work to build the show team including a senior producer/line producer/associate producers/segment producers/booking producers who will produce the program. Writer (Job #REQ-27746).  Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.   EOE.  (1/28)  

 

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— The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks freelance GA reporters who enjoy community journalism, including education beat features; the publication pays $50 for basic news and meeting stories, $65 for features and can negotiate other rates for enterprise or special feature stories.  Send 3-5 clips and resume to editor@hfchronicle.com.   EOE (indef.) 

** The Champaign (IL) News-Gazette seeks an innovative reporter who has a knack for creative storytelling and an emphasis on local business reporting; experienced candidates are welcome as are fresh-out-of-school journalism grads; the company has a mix of both in a vibrant multi-media shop that includes three radio stations.  Besides contributing to its print/online/social media efforts, the role includes overseeing its Central Illinois Business magazine, which publishes six times a year.  Apply to Editor Jeff D’Alessio at jdalessio@news-gazette.com.   EOE.  (12/20)

** Openings at the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier:  A self-starting Education Lab editor with at least five years of managerial experience who has deep knowledge of education issues and can motivate a team to produce a steady quantity of compelling stories that fulfill the Education Lab’s mission of exploring where reforms can improve education for South Carolina’s kids; must be able to work comfortably under deadline pressure, be a strong coach, be a strong planner, embrace a digital-first mindset, work with a collaborative spirit, set the agenda for education coverage that distinguishes The Post and Courier and illuminates the big issues standing in the way of a great educational experience for all students.  A digitally-minded Columbia-based business and technology reporter who can report on a complex and evolving business and economic development scene in South Carolina’s capital city; Richland and Lexington counties (the heart of the state’s Midlands region) have seen an influx of new industries and development initiatives in recent years but face unresolved questions about affordable housing, workforce skill and education levels and the perception of intense crime and poverty in some areas, so the paper seeks someone who can  become immersed in the local/regional/state business development and economic policy communities, providing effective sustained coverage of development stories while also generating investigative and analytical enterprise reporting on key trends and impacts. The ability not only to write and report but find ways to expand storytelling through social media and video is also a plus. Editor/senior writer for investigative and enterprise who can oversee its Spartanburg newsroom while leading investigative and enterprise efforts in the Upstate – the fastest growing area of South Carolina, can embrace its approach to insightful and enterprising coverage, can dig deep into the issues impacting the area as it tries to manage explosive growth, can work with and guide reporters on its local government beat, can work alongside a local editor who has decades of experience covering the Upstate and will answer directly to the paper’s managing editor for the Upstate, Midlands and PeeDee.  The ability not only to write and report but find ways to expand storytelling through social media and video is also a plus.  Apply to Autumn Phillips, editor-in-chief, at aphillips@postandcourier.com.   (12/20)

— The State (Columbia, SC) seeks a senior editor for politics to lead the paper’s  team of reporters covering the South Carolina state capital in Columbia; must have the highest journalism ethics and sound judgment; have extraordinary skills as an editor; have a commitment to understanding issues the team reports on; have the ability to coach and collaborate with reporters and other editors to achieve high-quality journalism; have a deep understanding of and enthusiasm for the modern digital news ecosystem; have a firm grasp of the art and the science of reaching digital readers through search, social media and other distribution channels; and have a commitment to defending the values of the First Amendment, holding leaders and institutions accountable, and speaking truth to power. Apply online at http://mcclatchy.com.   (12/20)

                — The Lexington County Chronicle (Lexington, SC) seeks an energetic multimedia sports editor committed to helping our staff reinvent local media in Lexington and the surrounding region; must cover more than 12 local high schools and colleges, as well as work on feature stories for our newspaper and magazines and will also manage freelance writers in optimizing local sports content with the goal of building local audience and sponsored content.  Resume and sample writing and/or multimedia clips to jobs@lexingtonchronicle.com.   (12/20)

MAGAZINES

— Modern Healthcare (Chicago) seeks a reporter (Job #R-10835) who can cover the growing movement in medicine to care for patients outside of the hospital as they rethink how they control costs, improve patient outcomes, see acute care at home and post-acute care as key drivers of future growth, dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover the companies and health systems, delivering care outside the hospital, including nursing homes, home health organizations and assisted-living facilities for an audience of healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Deputy editor (Job #R-10647) who can grow the audience by helping to produce must-read content for its Web site and newsletters. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (12/20)

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— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): 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 proje\ct 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.  (Indef.)  

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NEWSPAPERS:  

— The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks freelance GA reporters who enjoy community journalism, including education beat features; the publication pays $50 for basic news and meeting stories, $65 for features and can negotiate other rates for enterprise or special feature stories.  Send 3-5 clips and resume to editor@hfchronicle.com.   EOE (indef.)  

— The State (Columbia, SC) seeks a senior editor for politics to lead the paper’s  team of reporters covering the South Carolina state capital in Columbia; must have the highest journalism ethics and sound judgment; have extraordinary skills as an editor; have a commitment to understanding issues the team reports on; have the ability to coach and collaborate with reporters and other editors to achieve high-quality journalism; have a deep understanding of and enthusiasm for the modern digital news ecosystem; have a firm grasp of the art and the science of reaching digital readers through search, social media and other distribution channels; and have a commitment to defending the values of the First Amendment, holding leaders and institutions accountable, and speaking truth to power. Apply online at http://mcclatchy.com.   (11/16)

                — The Lexington County Chronicle (Lexington, SC) seeks an energetic multimedia sports editor committed to helping our staff reinvent local media in Lexington and the surrounding region; must cover more than 12 local high schools and colleges, as well as work on feature stories for our newspaper and magazines and will also manage freelance writers in optimizing local sports content with the goal of building local audience and sponsored content.  Resume and sample writing and/or multimedia clips to jobs@lexingtonchronicle.com.   (11/16)

MAGAZINES

— The Chicago-based ABA Journal, the nation’s premiere legal affairs magazine, is seeking an experienced journalist for its print and online publications; must have substantial experience covering the law and legal issues, can write engaging and compelling long-form magazine stories as well as shorter news and feature stories. Flexible work arrangements available.  Pay #$67,760-83,288/year.  For complete details and to apply, go online to  
https://us231.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/aba/Posting/View/4564    EOE   (10/21)

— Modern Healthcare (Chicago) seeks a reporter (Job #R-10835) who can cover the growing movement in medicine to care for patients outside of the hospital as they rethink how they control costs, improve patient outcomes, see acute care at home and post-acute care as key drivers of future growth, dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover the companies and health systems, delivering care outside the hospital, including nursing homes, home health organizations and assisted-living facilities for an audience of healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Deputy editor (Job #R-10647) who can grow the audience by helping to produce must-read content for its Web site and newsletters. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (11/16)

— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): 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 proje\ct 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.  (Indef.)  

NEWSLETTER:

NETWORK/CABLE:  

** Openings at News Nation, Chicago, IL: Senior producer (Job #REQ-26659) who will play a key leadership role helping to devise the editorial and booking strategy and coordinate show production for a daily newscast; candidates should be passionate about news and storytelling and creating compelling programming. Videographer/video editor (Job #REQ-23628) who can capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms and operate various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.  Segment producer (Job #REQ-24040) responsible for contributing story ideas, writing stories and segments, compiling elements to support those stories, and organizing them within an energetic and memorable broadcast, solving problems and forming the editorial direction of the show.  Line producer (Job #REQ-17025).  Writer (Job #REQ-27024).  Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.   EOE.  (11/30)  

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— The Bond Buyer (Chicago bureau). We are seeking a reporter to join The Bond Buyer, a financial services brand covering the intersection of public finance, politics, and infrastructure. The qualified candidate will join a team of reporters focused on how governments across the United States pay for the infrastructure they build and maintain, and the services they provide to their citizens. In this role, you will develop and cultivate a wide-ranging beat focused on state and local government finance across the midwestern United States, with a particular focus on the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois. Duties will include reporting and breaking news on a tight deadline, researching and writing a mix of breaking news and analytical feature articles each week, working closely with editors and other colleagues across multiple coverage areas, and attending select industry conferences and press events. The ideal candidate has a passion for breaking news and explanatory journalism, with the proven ability to cultivate sources, generate story ideas and scoops, and distill complex subject matter and jargon into clear, concise writing. 

Qualifications: 

  • Three or more years experience, ideally covering finance and/or government

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the political and financial scene in Chicago and Illinois, or the willingness and ability to absorb it quickly

  • Excellent explanatory writing, reporting and news management skills including the ability to report and break news on tight deadline

  • Ability to work independently and multi-task on a constant basis, plus work well as part of a team of editors and reporters

  • Familiarity with web publishing and content management systems

  • Preferred candidates also possess skills, experience, and interest in social media, audio journalism, and podcasting

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Our extensive offerings include medical, dental, and vision coverage; disability and life insurance; paid time off; a 401(k) plan; a pre-tax transportation payment program; and subsidized fitness reimbursement program. Salary range $70,000-$85,000. We are an equal opportunity employer.  For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Link to apply.

— The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks freelance GA reporters who enjoy community journalism, including education beat features; the publication pays $50 for basic news and meeting stories, $65 for features and can negotiate other rates for enterprise or special feature stories.  Send 3-5 clips and resume to editor@hfchronicle.com.   EOE (indef.)  

— Openings at the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier:  Managing editor to run its upstate Greenville/Spartanburg newsroom as it continues to expand statewide, a two-year-old newsroom that it is building from the ground up, a leader with a start-up mentality, excited to grow our readership and subscription; the growing Greenville/Spartanburg metro area has plenty of stories to tell. An experienced and driven metro editor in its Charleston office who will guide a team of reporters in daily coverage as well as enterprise work; clips and resume to Jason Cato, ME, at jcato@postandcourier.com. A Charleston-based quick response reporter who can produce stories that are colorful/contextual/deeply reported, with an eye toward the bigger enterprise angles that help readers understand the issues within the community; clips and resume to Jason Cato, ME, at jcato@postandcourier.com. Rock Hill-based reporter to cover fast-growing Rock Hill, Florence, the Pee Dee region and coastal Hilton Head; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.com.  A nimble Myrtle Beach/Georgetown editor who has developed skills as a coach and collaborator with the ability to provide strong and clear guidance to reporters and work effectively and efficiently with the newspaper’s seven newsroom; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.comEditor for its Education Lab, a watchdog unit investigating systemic education problems in South Carolina through daily news reporting/short-term enterprise work/in-depth feature pieces/large-scale data projects/investigative series, also producing solutions-oriented journalism along with Bright Spots, an ongoing series that explores the successes of teachers, schools and districts across the state; focus areas include accountability for all public education funds/expanded access to preschool/actionable data that’s accessible to the public/accountability of leadership/value teachers through pay/support/respect; apply online at sttps://www.postandcourier.com/education-lab/5-issues-the-post-and-courier-education-lab-plans-to-cover-in-2023/article_ecbc8452-aedc-11ed-809b-db528b8b0835.html   Greenville-based business reporter who will join an expanding newsroom in a vibrant and growing area of South Carolina; the ideal candidate will be a critical thinker who comes to work each day with ideas and energy; apply to Autumn Phillips, executive editor, at aphillips@postandcourier.com.    (9/7)

MAGAZINES:

— Openings at Modern Healthcare magazine (Chicago): Highly motivated and news-driven reporter (Job# R-10701) to cover post-acute care organizations and the growing movement in medicine to care for patients outside of the hospital as they rethink how they control costs, improve patient outcomes, see acute care at home and post-acute care as key drivers of future growth, dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover the companies and health systems, delivering care outside the hospital, including nursing homes, home health organizations and assisted-living facilities for an audience of healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Deputy editor (Job #R-10647) who can grow the audience by helping to produce must-read content for its Web site and newsletters. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (9/4)

— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): 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 proje\ct 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.  (Indef.)  

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— The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks freelance GA reporters who enjoy community journalism, including education beat features; the publication pays $50 for basic news and meeting stories, $65 for features and can negotiate other rates for enterprise or special feature stories.  Send 3-5 clips and resume to editor@hfchronicle.com.   EOE (indef.)  

— Openings at the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier:  Managing editor to run its upstate Greenville/Spartanburg newsroom as it continues to expand statewide, a two-year-old newsroom that it is building from the ground up, a leader with a start-up mentality, excited to grow our readership and subscription; the growing Greenville/Spartanburg metro area has plenty of stories to tell. An experienced and driven metro editor in its Charleston office who will guide a team of reporters in daily coverage as well as enterprise work; clips and resume to Jason Cato, ME, at jcato@postandcourier.com. A Charleston-based quick response reporter who can produce stories that are colorful/contextual/deeply reported, with an eye toward the bigger enterprise angles that help readers understand the issues within the community; clips and resume to Jason Cato, ME, at jcato@postandcourier.com. Rock Hill-based reporter to cover fast-growing Rock Hill, Florence, the Pee Dee region and coastal Hilton Head; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.com.  A nimble Myrtle Beach/Georgetown editor who has developed skills as a coach and collaborator with the ability to provide strong and clear guidance to reporters and work effectively and efficiently with the newspaper’s seven newsroom; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.comEditor for its Education Lab, a watchdog unit investigating systemic education problems in South Carolina through daily news reporting/short-term enterprise work/in-depth feature pieces/large-scale data projects/investigative series, also producing solutions-oriented journalism along with Bright Spots, an ongoing series that explores the successes of teachers, schools and districts across the state; focus areas include accountability for all public education funds/expanded access to preschool/actionable data that’s accessible to the public/accountability of leadership/value teachers through pay/support/respect; apply online at sttps://www.postandcourier.com/education-lab/5-issues-the-post-and-courier-education-lab-plans-to-cover-in-2023/article_ecbc8452-aedc-11ed-809b-db528b8b0835.html   Greenville-based business reporter who will join an expanding newsroom in a vibrant and growing area of South Carolina; the ideal candidate will be a critical thinker who comes to work each day with ideas and energy; apply to Autumn Phillips, executive editor, at aphillips@postandcourier.com.    (9/7)

MAGAZINES:

— Openings at Modern Healthcare magazine (Chicago): Highly motivated and news-driven reporter (Job# R-10701) to cover post-acute care organizations and the growing movement in medicine to care for patients outside of the hospital as they rethink how they control costs, improve patient outcomes, see acute care at home and post-acute care as key drivers of future growth, dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover the companies and health systems, delivering care outside the hospital, including nursing homes, home health organizations and assisted-living facilities for an audience of healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Deputy editor (Job #R-10647) who can grow the audience by helping to produce must-read content for its Web site and newsletters. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (9/4)

— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): 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 proje\ct 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.  (Indef.)  

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— The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks freelance GA reporters who enjoy community journalism, including education beat features; the publication pays $50 for basic news and meeting stories, $65 for features and can negotiate other rates for enterprise or special feature stories.  Send 3-5 clips and resume to editor@hfchronicle.com.   EOE (indef.)  

— The State newspaper (Columbia, SC) seeks a women’s college basketball and real-time sports reporter who needs to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive environment; will cover the national champion South Carolina women’s basketball team, contribute to all of our USC Gamecocks sports coverage and be its lead real-time sports reporter to spot and report on trending topics, so a strong source network is vital along with ways to find and break enterprise and analysis.  Apply to https://mcclatchy.com.   (5/4) 

                ** Summerville (SC) Communications seeks an editor with three or more years of experience who can manage newsroom operations and produce content for three weekly newspapers, the Summerville Journal Scene, the Berkeley Independent and the Goose Creek Gazette and their corresponding digital assets; will manage three full-time journalists and a small group of freelancers.  Clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.com.  (6/5)

** Openings at the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier: Rock Hill-based reporter to cover fast-growing Rock Hill, Florence, the Pee Dee region and coastal Hilton Head; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.com.  A nimble Myrtle Beach/Georgetown editor who has developed skills as a coach and collaborator with the ability to provide strong and clear guidance to reporters and work effectively and efficiently with the newspaper’s seven newsroom; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.comEditor for its Education Lab, a watchdog unit investigating systemic education problems in South Carolina through daily news reporting/short-term enterprise work/in-depth feature pieces/large-scale data projects/investigative series, also producing solutions-oriented journalism along with Bright Spots, an ongoing series that explores the successes of teachers, schools and districts across the state; focus areas include accountability for all public education funds/expanded access to preschool/actionable data that’s accessible to the public/accountability of leadership/value teachers through pay/support/respect; apply online at sttps://www.postandcourier.com/education-lab/5-issues-the-post-and-courier-education-lab-plans-to-cover-in-2023/article_ecbc8452-aedc-11ed-809b-db528b8b0835.html   (6/5)

** Lowcountry Local Media (Bluffton, SC) seeks an editor for its twice-per-month Bluffton Sun, once-per-month Hilton Head Sun and once-per-month Sun City Sun, running anywhere from 48 to 88 pages; must set the overall tone for the newspapers through the assortment of story assignments, compilation of expertise columns submitted by community business leaders, placing columns from local mayors and other politicians, enterprise stories crafted by freelance journalists and stringers; will also write articles of local interest.  Must plan/develop/execute engaging and informative local news.  Clips and resume and cover letter to HR@blufftonsun.com.   (6/5)

MAGAZINES:

— Crain’s Chicago Business seeks an aggressive political reporter (Job #R-10732) who will dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover city/state/county politicians, cover  consultants/lobbyists/business leaders for an audience of Chicago-area executives/]policymakers/decision-makers, breaking news that’s of high interest to local leaders, shedding light on important policy debates helping readers anticipate government action that’s going to affect their livelihoods going forward, is a self-starter who will be responsible for daily news coverage, write breaking news and enterprise stories, collaborate with other members of the newsroom team and contributing to podcasts and live events. EOE. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (5/21)

— Openings at Modern Healthcare magazine (Chicago): Highly motivated and news-driven reporter (Job# R-10616) and R-10701) to cover post-acute care organizations and the growing movement in medicine to care for patients outside of the hospital as they rethink how they control costs, improve patient outcomes, see acute care at home and post-acute care as key drivers of future growth, dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover the companies and health systems, delivering care outside the hospital, including nursing homes, home health organizations and assisted-living facilities for an audience of healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Deputy editor (Job #R-10647) who can grow the audience by helping to produce must-read content for its Web site and newsletters. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (5/21)

— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): 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 proje\ct 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.  (Indef.)  

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NEWSPAPERS: 

— Openings at the Chicago Reader:  News editor who will work with Reader staff writers and freelance reporters to publish multiple timely stories per week, edit staff news reporters, file FOIA requests, dig through official documents and data, assign stories to freelancers, collaborate on reporting projects, work on long-form features with the editor-in-chief and contribute to packages in non-news sections of the paper if time permits; apply online at https://chicagoreader.com/reader/careers/   EOE.  (4/24)

— The Hyde Park Herald (Chicago South Side) seeks a part-time GA reporter with 1-2 years experience who can pitch and write 5-10 original stories each month, assist as needed with breaking and shorter news stories, attend weekly story meetings and attend regular neighborhood meetings, both virtually and in person; must be able to learn on the job.  Pay equivalent to $21/hour for 20 hours a week.  Apply online at https://hpherald.com.   EOE.  (5/4)

** Openings at the Better Government Association (Chicago): Investigations editor who can lead solutions journalism efforts, be a senior newsroom leader, can own and drive regular enterprise content.   Government finance and accountability reporter with 3-5 years investigative experience who can provide original in-depth investigations into fraud/waste/abuse within state and local government and has produced both long- and short-term enterprise stories, has strong skills in source development, can work well both collaboratively and alone, works well with special projects editors/investigative reporters/marketing managers/manager of partnerships and local content; must conceive and execute stories with a strong narrative arc and compelling investigative findings that inspire change, must help obtain/compile/analyze large and complex data sets, must contribute to interactive and graphic elements, must pursue public information through a creative and persistent approach to source building and documentation and publish stories with urgency and efficiency, following up with energy and tenacity. Self-starting data reporter who will not only maintain its current databases, but will add to the number of public databases residents of Chicago and Illinois can use; should be able to collaborate with reporters to use data visualization to add depth to a story and develop maps to illuminate reporting paths and illustrate spatial inequities; should also be able to give descriptive statistics using Excel and have a user’s familiarity with SQL, R and/or Python.  Submit 3-5 clips and resume to jobs@bettergov.org.   EOE.  (5/4)

–The Evanston (IL) RoundTable seeks an experienced reporter who can cover education and race in a district that is home to 8,000 students who speak 80 languages and 1,400 staff; the city of Evanston is also home to a reparations movement, so stories will be written through the twin lenses of race and history; must be able to write for a Web site and a six-day-a-week newsletter.  Candidates who speak and write fluent Spanish will be prioritized.  Five clips and resume to Susy Schultz, editor, at susy@evanstonroundtable.com.   EOE.  (4/10)

— The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks freelance GA reporters who enjoy community journalism, including education beat features; the publication pays $50 for basic news and meeting stories, $65 for features and can negotiate other rates for enterprise or special feature stories.  Send 3-5 clips and resume to editor@hfchronicle.com.   EOE (indef.)  

** The State newspaper (Columbia, SC) seeks a women’s college basketball and real-time sports reporter who needs to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive environment; will cover the national champion South Carolina women’s basketball team, contribute to all of our USC Gamecocks sports coverage and be its lead real-time sports reporter to spot and report on trending topics, so a strong source network is vital along with ways to find and break enterprise and analysis.  Apply to https://mcclatchy.com.   (5/4) 

— Openings at the Charleston (SC) Post and Courier: Rock Hill-based reporter to cover fast-growing Rock Hill, Florence, the Pee Dee region and coastal Hilton Head; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.com.  A nimble Myrtle Beach/Georgetown editor who has developed skills as a coach and collaborator with the ability to provide strong and clear guidance to reporters and work effectively and efficiently with the newspaper’s seven newsroom; clips and resume to Andy Shain, ME, at ashain@postandcourier.com.  (5/4)

— The Free Times (Columbia, SC) seeks a managing editor for a publication that covers a growing restaurant and entertainment scene, a robust arts community, the popular Lake Murray and state flagship college, the University of South Carolina; will oversee a food writer and a team of freelance journalists, while writing about arts and music, so candidates should have strong organizational and interpersonal skills to post timely news online and produce a weekly print edition and several special sections, including Best of Columbia; clips and resume to Andy Shain, Post and Courier ME, at ashain@postandcourier.com.  (5/4)

MAGAZINES:

— Crain’s Chicago Business seeks an aggressive political reporter (Job #R-10732) who will dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover city/state/county politicians, cover  consultants/lobbyists/business leaders for an audience of Chicago-area executives/]policymakers/decision-makers, breaking news that’s of high interest to local leaders, shedding light on important policy debates helping readers anticipate government action that’s going to affect their livelihoods going forward, is a self-starter who will be responsible for daily news coverage, write breaking news and enterprise stories, collaborate with other members of the newsroom team and contributing to podcasts and live events. EOE. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (4/18)

— Openings at Modern Healthcare magazine (Chicago): Highly motivated and news-driven reporter (Job# R-10616) and R-10701) to cover post-acute care organizations and the growing movement in medicine to care for patients outside of the hospital as they rethink how they control costs, improve patient outcomes, see acute care at home and post-acute care as key drivers of future growth, dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover the companies and health systems, delivering care outside the hospital, including nursing homes, home health organizations and assisted-living facilities for an audience of healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Deputy editor (Job #R-10647) who can grow the audience by helping to produce must-read content for its Web site and newsletters. Apply online at https://crain.com.    EOE.   (4/18)

— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): 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.  (Indef.)  

SMALL PRINT:

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