Quality-minded 16,500 daily covering the beautiful upper Connecticut River valley of Vermont and New Hampshire has an opening for a person who can gather facts and create compelling informational graphics for the paper and the Web. The job may also include page design, Web-driven design, creating illustrations and other work. We seek a journalist with proven professional skills and strong ethics to join a staff whose alumni include journalists now at The New York Times, The Washington Post and St. Petersburg Times. Please send a resume, samples of your work and a cover letter stating salary requirements to Geoff Hansen, Photo & Graphics Editor, Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. No phone calls or e-mails, please.
The Sentinel & Enterprise, an award-winning daily newspaper in North Central Massachusetts, has an immediate opening for a features writer. The successful candidate will write features and human interest stories for our daily and weekend papers. This candidate must be able to talk easily to people and have a good knowledge of pop culture and subjects that appeal to young and female readers. Must have at least a year of daily or weekly experience _ sorry college and internships don’t count _ and be able to pound the streets and work the phones. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, references, work samples and salary requirements to Jeff McMenemy, Editor, The Sentinel & Enterprise, 808 Main St., Fitchburg, MA 01420.
WBUR at Boston University seeks a creative and highly motivated reporter to work in its nationally recognized News Department. Responsibilities include the development of original story ideas, the writing and production of long form feature reports and spots that meet the high journalistic standards of WBUR, and contribute to the overall editorial content of the News Department. As one of NPR’s top news stations, WBUR reporters work with all of NPR’s national news magazines. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or liberal arts required. Applicant should have four to six years of broad reporting experience preferably in pubic radio. To apply visit http://www.wbur.org/inside/jobs/..Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
NEW MEDIA INTERN, NESN.COM
Provide a variety of support to NESN.com’s daliy operations while gaining valuable experience in various aspects of new media.
Create pre- and post-game pages
Copy edit, post and update stories
Edit and post relevant video, photos and audio content
Research future projects
Assist with other facets of editorial Web production
Potential writing opportunities may exist
Must be able to receive college credit for this internship and provide verification that credit will be received. Must have solid knowledge of and interest in sports – a background in hockey and/or baseball is especially helpful. Excellent research and organizational skills and must be detail oriented. Must possess basic journalistic skills – copy editing, familiarity with AP Style, etc.
Ability to be successful working in a fast paced, loosely structured environment. Should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision but also able to work effectively within a team environment. Available and willing to work night and weekend shifts. Experience working with/having knowledge of new media practices and/or multiple media formats – text, video, audio and photo – is a plus. Pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications, Englis or a related field is preferred.
Please send resume to email@example.com with “New Media Intern” in the subject line. Please also submit a one-page essay explaining your interest in this internship, your sports background/interest, related classes you’ve studied at school, and related extracurricular activities in which you are involved.