PNA Job Bank 

  • Editor
    The Cumberland Times-News
    Cumberland, Md.

    The Cumberland Times-News seeks an experienced editor for our top newsroom leadership position in Western Maryland's newsiest region.

    The editor is responsible for news and editorial content for our seven-day, 21,285-circulation newspaper and related digital platforms.

    Candidates need a solid management background, critical thinking skills and proven ability to coach reporters and editors in reporting, writing, photography and digital journalism. We prize aggressive local news and sports coverage in print and online.

    The editor directs a staff of 20 full-time journalists. The editor is also a key member of the senior management team and has a strong voice in strategic initiatives undertaken by the newspaper.

    The Cumberland Times-News serves the scenic Allegany and Garrett counties in Maryland and the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia. Cumberland is the regional business, medical, transportation and recreational center for the market. The area features a range of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, including camping, mountain climbing, hiking and skiing.

    Interested candidates should email a detailed resume, journalistic work samples and a cover letter explaining why they’re qualified for the editor’s position to Joan Hunter, Human Resources Manager at jhunter@tribdem.com.


    Posted on: May 27, 2015
  • Staff Writer
    Pittsburgh City Paper
    Pittsburgh, PA

    Are you the type of reporter who is as comfortable writing long-form investigative stories as you are intriguing weekly news and feature stories?

    Are you as adept at writing breaking news for the web as you are developing more in-depth coverage on weekly deadlines?

    If so, Pittsburgh City Paper may have the job for you. As the city's only alternative weekly, we provide a unique voice and perspective in a competitive news town that boasts two daily newspapers, three local news networks and a host of other online and print publications. Our award-winning staff works hard to provide the Pittsburgh region with top-notch news and entertainment coverage from our award-winning staff. The successful candidate has experience in news reporting and writing, and able to write for print as well online. To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and 6-8 writing samples that show the range of your work to Editor Charlie Deitch: cdeitch@pghcitypaper.com.

    No calls please.


    Posted on: May 20, 2015
  • Manager, Convention Sales
    Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
    Harrisburg, PA

    The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association is seeking a manager of convention sales to plan, coordinate and  grow the association’s largest annual conference and trade show, which attracts news media attendees and vendors from 20+ states.  This position is responsible for selling trade show booths, sponsorship packages and advertising opportunities, as well as maintaining working relationships with existing vendors and other venue and industry partners. The manager will also be responsible for coordinating with the venue, a/v provider, show decorator and vendors to oversee all exhibit-related logistics and communications. CMP preferred, but not required. Must be a self-starter, work well with others, be attentive to detail and be willing to cold-call. Interested candidates should submit resume, documented sales success and salary requirements to jobs@pa-news.org.  EOE.


    Posted on: May 18, 2015
  • Court reporter/layout designer
    Daily Press
    St. Marys, Pa.

    The Daily Press, a 5,000-circulation daily newspaper located in St. Marys, Pa., is seeking to fill the position of court reporter/layout designer immediately.

    It is preferred that the candidate have some background in Communications, English, Journalism, or Public Relations; previous experience at a newspaper with in-courtroom experience and newspaper clippings is a plus. A reliable vehicle is a must along with a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Applicants must be willing to live in Elk County.

    As court reporter, qualified candidates will be solely responsible for handling all criminal court cases of relevance in our circulation area; responsibilities include communication with officials at area district judge offices on a daily basis as well as attending various court cases of relevance. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for the pagination of The Daily Press news pages.

    The Daily Press offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package that includes the option for a 401(k) and health insurance benefits after a 60-day trial period. Normal hours typically range between 4-11:30 p.m., however, these hours are adjusted as needed to facilitate proper time to cover court cases.

    We do not publish on Sundays.

    E-mail resumes and work samples to editor3@zitomedia.net, or mail to Daily Press, ℅ Joseph Bell, 245 Brusselles St., St. Marys, Pa. 15857.


    Posted on: May 11, 2015
  • Features section editor
    PA Media Group
    Mechanicsburg, Pa.

    Are you a creative thinker and an idea person? Can you find hidden gems of content that matter to the community you serve?

    PA Media Group, a digitally focused news organization that publishes PennLive, The Patriot-News and Central PA magazine, is looking for a full-time section editor to join our print publications hub.

    Though the primary responsibility would involve selecting and editing features and entertainment copy, it also could involve working with national and local news.

    The goal? To give Patriot-News readers a surprising, engaging product every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday that makes the most out of our innovative digital-to-print setup. And, you’ll join a team that is getting recognized for our efforts. We’ve been Pennsylvania’s Newspaper of the Year for six of the past 10 years.

    Job qualifications include:

    • At least three years of experience working as a content editor, assignment editor, copy editor or similar role.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field.
    • Willingness to embrace social media applications such as Twitter and Facebook and online communication tools such as blogs and wikis.
    • The ability to meet deadline consistently.
    • Demonstrated news judgment.
    • Solid writing and editing skills, including knowledge of Associated Press style.
    • Flexible schedule that will include nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
    • Knowledge of newspaper design concepts and an ability to work in a collaborative environment with page designers.

    To apply: Send cover letter and resumes to curation team leader Joe McClure at jmcclure@pennlive.com


    Posted on: May 6, 2015
  • Executive contact, sales and service individual

    Communications firm with divisions producing radio interview shows, business newspaper, event planning, a casting co., and full advertising agency services including TV spots, seeking executive contact, sales and service individual. Good telephone manner and clean-cut appearance major assets. Contact Joe Ball, ACT, Inc. (Tel.: 484-562-0063, Email: adcomtimes@aol.com, Fax: 484-562-0068). Full time preferred. Part time possible. Commission based, with expenses paid, plus many amenities. Excellent career opportunity.


    Posted on: May 5, 2015
  • Web/Video Coordinator
    Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
    Harrisburg, PA

    The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association is seeking a web and video coordinator to administer in-house websites and video projects.  Proficiency with HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, .Net, and CMS systems are a must.  Experience with Sitefinity and Rise CMS is helpful, as is experience shooting and editing video. Must be a self-starter, work well with others in a team environment, and be able to work under deadlines.  Interested candidates should submit resume and salary requirements to jobs@pa-news.org.  EOE.


    Posted on: Apr 28, 2015
 
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