PNA Job Bank 

  • Data Visualization Specialist
    Philly.com
    Philadelphia

    Philly.com is seeking an online focused journalist to produce compelling, informative and engaging graphics and interactives for both daily news stories and enterprise projects, working as part of a cross-functional data and interactive team. Build beautiful, informative graphics, maps, interactive elements and immersive presentations to help tell stories that matter to people in the Philadelphia region; work with journalists across the newsroom to bring their stories to digital audiences in compelling ways that hold people’s attention and keep them coming back; promote your work and our journalism through social graphics and videos that drive engagement and traffic.

    Philly.com is the Philadelphia regions’ leading news source and the online home of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News. ​

    Minimum requirements

    • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines and manage time effectively on longer-term projects.
    • Keen eye for clean design and the ability to make complex information easily digestible to general audiences.
    • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery and other libraries, including Highcharts.
    • Good working knowledge of visual design tools, including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
    • Familiarity with responsive web frameworks is important.
    • Video and motion graphics experience is a plus.

    To apply

    Send your resume and portfolio to Frank Wiese at fwiese@phillynews.com


    Posted on: Feb 4, 2016
  • Media Advertising Account Executive
    Calkins Media
    Greater Philadelphia Area

    Media Account Executives are responsible for identifying and developing business by offering a variety of cross-channel advertising solutions including: digital, email, seo, sem, print, web development, reputation monitoring and video sponsorship and production.

    Job requires meeting revenue goals by:

    • Generating advertising revenue through new client acquisition.
    • Growing advertising revenue from existing clients.
    • Prospecting, networking, using social media, and referrals to develop new business.
    • Building and monitoring the sales pipeline to ensure continuous population of immediate and long-term opportunities.
    • Understanding clients’ needs and being able to build cross-channel advertising solutions based on our suite of products.
    •  Building effective consultative relationships with local advertisers and the agencies that represent them.

     Required skills and experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising or a related field is ideal.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in B2C and/or B2B sales is ideal.
    • Digital curiosity along with a desire to learn and to keep updated on latest advertising trends.
    • Strong understanding of the digital advertising and news environments, mobile platforms, social media and technology trends.
    • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
    • Strong leadership skills and experience working with cross-functional teams.
    • Multitasker who is unbelievably organized and possesses the ability to prioritize many tasks across various teams within the organization.
    • Must be selfmotivated with an ability to take initiative in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
    • Proven track record of results-oriented behavior.
    • Ability to work independently while also being an effective team member.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Power Point
    • Valid driver’s license and insured vehicle.
    • Visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.

    What you can expect from Calkins Media:

    • A competitive base salary plus commission. 
    • Benefits include 401K, health insurance, paid vacations and holidays. 
    • Large, diverse client base
    • Dedication to local audience
    • Commitment to local journalism
    • Community involvement
    • Motivated work environment
    • Sales coaching and training
    • Fun and competitive sales environment

     About Calkins Media: 

    Calkins Media Incorporated newspapers, television stations and digital sites empower local markets in the Eastern and Southern U.S. with high-quality news and resourceful products and services. Our brands have a commitment to local news and the success of the communities we serve. We’re leading the way in reimagining sustainable local media through innovation.

    • Calkins Media Incorporated local brands reach 3.4 million people each week including television, print, digital, video, mobile and OTT audiences.
    • Established in 1937, Calkins Media Incorporated brands today include ABC affiliates and digital operations in Huntsville, Ala., Tallahassee and Sarasota, Fla.; daily newspapers, video operations and digital sites in Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and a weekly newspaper and digital site in South Dade, Fla. Corporate and digital headquarters are located in Bucks County, Pa.
    • Visit us at www.calkins.com

    Calkins is an equal opportunity employer.  


    Posted on: Feb 2, 2016
  • Executive Director
    North Carolina Press Association/Press Services
    Raleigh, NC

    The North Carolina Press Association has a great opportunity for a new executive director to lead our 143-year-old organization into the next phase of its history. Our ideal candidate will be able to manage the day-to day, plan and develop strategy, sell the organization's benefits and services, work with the state legislature, and work closely with a talented staff. This is a hands-on job with giant rewards for the right person. To send a resume for consideration, please email Pat Taylor, NCPA president, at pat@thepilot.com. 

    Job duties

    Administrative duties
    • Chief executive responsible for operation of the association and its wholly owned advertising subsidiary, North Carolina Press Services. 
    • Reports directly to NCPA/NCPS Board of Directors, directly manages all NCPA/S staff
    • Hires and trains all staff, (advertising, administrative and member services), sets goals and compensation in consultation with the executive committee. Assess and address training needs for staff
    • Works to foster strong communication among the departments within the association and its members. Ex-officio on all NCPA/S committees.
    • With the NCPA/S board, helps develop a vision for the association that will drive delivery of relevant member services.
    • Develops departmental revenue and expense budgets and structures the association for maximum productivity.
    • Primary spokesperson for newspaper industry in North Carolina Represents NCPA/S in public appearances, statements, speeches, etc. Represent NCPA as member of NC Open Government Coalition and NC Eastern Press Association. 
    • Outreach to j-schools, boards, commissions, and professional organizations
    • Working with the controller, acts as chief administrative liaison to NCPF; oversees administration of the NCPF tourism ad placement program and acts as chief liaison with state in maintaining that annual program 
    • Oversee accounting functions for both organizations, 
    • Works with the marketing director and member services director to promote and market the association in the state.
    • Reconciles credit card transactions for both NCPA and NCPS.
    • Tracks vacation and leave hours
    • Prepares for and assist outside CPA firm with yearly audit. 
    • Assist in planning annual conference, contest, board of directors meetings; oversee hotel visits and event contracts

    Lobbying duties
    • Chief executive in charge of working with legislative liaison to further our legislative agenda, assist in lobbying duties and alert members to major legislative bills, issues, hearings.
    • Stays up to date with current bills, and participates in strategy formation on them.

    Revenue and sales duties
    • Works directly with potential advertising clients to assess needs-based solutions.
    • Works with the staff and member representatives in developing new products and sources of revenue for both members and the association
    • Works directly with staff on quotes, fulfillment plans, contacts with participating newspapers
    • Makes presentations to clients and members on various services and opportunities available. 
    • Ensures accurate billings for advertising placements through NCPS.
    • Ensures processing of payments to newspapers and other states in a timely manner
    • Monitors accounts receivable and accounts payable
    • Ensures review of credit applications. 
    • Ensures collection of past due accounts.
    • Ensure backups and protection of financial data.
    • Ensure production of aging reports for statewide, 2x2 and online networks and for display advertising.
    • Make monthly financial report at staff meeting.

    Other duties specified by the board of directors

    Compensation will be on a salary basis with a typical 40-hour work week.Apply Here


    Posted on: Jan 26, 2016
  • Account Executive
    The Sentinel
    Carlisle

    The Sentinel is looking for a highly motivated Account Executive to join our outside sales team in our Carlisle, Pa. office.

    If you are energetic, goal oriented and ready to achieve success we want to talk to you!

     Experience helpful, but not required -we'll train the right individual!

     As a Multi Media Advertising Account Executive you will manage a list of active advertisers and be responsible for developing new business in your territory. By utilizing your outstanding communication skills, you will work with local businesses and uncover their marketing needs and match our wide array of products including newspaper advertising, specialty publications and an impressive portfolio of digital and mobile products.

    You will need to have a great personality, be able to talk easily to others, have great listening skills, be a self-starter, professional, organized, motivated and enjoy working with a variety of people.

    We offer an excellent pay plan (salary + aggressive commission plan) and benefit programs including mileage reimbursement, cell phone allowance, medical, dental and vision plans, paid vacation and personal days, flexible spending accounts, life insurance and a 401K program.

    Please include cover letter selling yourself and your resume to http://cumberlink.com/workhere/


    Posted on: Jan 15, 2016
  • Investigative Reporter
    The News Journal
    Wilmington, Del.

    The News Journal in Delaware is seeking a strong journalist to serve as an Enterprise / Investigative reporter to focus on in-depth stories of statewide significance for online and print that expose corruption and otherwise shine a light on the goings-on of government and other vital issues  around Delaware.

    Our next investigative reporter must be an expert at combing data, filing FOIA requests and multimedia storytelling. This reporter is expected to provide a consistent stream of enterprise stories; high-impact work that resonates with the largest possible audience. This is not an entry-level job, but requires someone with a proven track record of investigative and enterprise reporting.

     KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

    * Ability to produce top-notch watchdog journalism.
    * Exceptional cross-platform storytelling skills
    * Exceptional core journalism skills (reporting, producing, editing).
    * Deep understanding of and curiosity about competition for our customers' time and money.
    * Self-motivation and self-direction.
    * Advanced knowledge of social media and how to engage fan base on digital platforms in the public space.
    * Photo and video skills.
    * Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.
    * Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
    * Knows how to use time effectively in a 24-hour news environment.
    * Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment.
    * Must embrace peer-to-peer feedback and training.
    * Applies innovative, creative thinking to support the company’s goals.
    * Writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style.
    * Industry knowledge.
    * Organizational skills.
    * Command of media law and Principles of Ethical Conduct.

    Our region is fertile ground for an enterprising, passionate and curious journalist, offering topics from crime and fraud to abundant breaking national stories. The News Journal has a long tradition of investigative reporting and content that makes a substantial difference in our community. 

    We’re centrally located on the East Coast — about two hours from Washington, D.C., and New York City, and less than an hour from Philadelphia and Baltimore. Delaware has beaches, a world-class university, ample cultural amenities and some of the most affordable housing on the East Coast.

     
    Apply here

    Posted on: Jan 12, 2016
  • General Reporter
    Advance Publications of Perry and Juniata Counties, Inc.
    New Bloomfield

    Advance Publications of Perry and Juniata Counties, Inc., publisher of four weekly newspapers, seeks a general assignment reporter to cover a municipal beat and perform ancillary duties including photography, page layout, and blog updates. Familiarity with Macintosh computers, Adobe InDesign, and Photoshop preferred. Communications, journalism or related degree preferred. The position typically is filled by an outgoing person who appreciates the ties that can be built in a small but vibrant community. This full-time position offers 401k plan, health insurance, and mileage reimbursement among other benefits. Send resumes to Wade Fowler, editor, Perry County Times, P.O. Box 130, New Bloomfield, Pa. 17068, or via e-mail to editor@perrycountytimes.co


    Posted on: Jan 6, 2016
  • Copy Editor/Page Designer with Digital Skills
    The Daily Item
    Sunbury

    The Daily Item, a community news digital and print operation that covers four counties in Central Pennsylvania is looking for a copy editor and page designer with proven editing and digital skills to join our award-winning team. Previous news editing experience a plus, but will consider recent college graduates with strong internships. Must be able to work nights and weekends. Send resume by Jan. 15 to dlyons@dailyitem.com.


    Posted on: Jan 4, 2016
  • Reporter with strong digital skills
    The Daily Item
    Sunbury

    The Daily Item, an award-winning community newspaper in Sunbury, PA. has an opening for a news reporter with proven digital media skills. Must be able to shoot and post video on a smart phone and know how to use social media to communicate with readers and build audience. Experience preferred, but will consider candidates with strong internships.  Reporter will cover news in a growing four-county area and assist our digital editor in keeping our platforms vibrant. We have a great team of dedicated journalists here and we are looking for the right person to join us.

    Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to careers@dailyitem.com by December 31, 2015.


    Posted on: Dec 15, 2015
  • Audience Development Director
    The Daily Item and Danville News
    Sunbury

    Immediate Opening

    The Daily Item and Danville News seeks an energetic newspaper professional, with a proven track record, to lead its audience and distribution team.

    The Daily Item is a seven-day newspaper and the Danville News is a five-day newspaper with a combined circulation of 17,000 daily and 20,000 on Sunday. In
    addition to the newspapers, we publish a monthly magazine, a weekly TMC product, niche publications and have the markets leading digital platform www.dailyitem.com.

    The director manages all aspects of marketing and distribution, including home delivery, single copy, digital subscriptions, niche products, and sales and retention for the daily newspapers.

    Our director is an integral member of The Daily Item’s senior leadership team, with a voice in strategic initiatives. Candidates must be results-oriented, possess a creative approach to audience development and have an unwavering commitment to customer
    service. This individual must demonstrate a positive style of leadership, set benchmarks and hold staff accountable.

    Candidates should have at least three years of audience development and sales experience, as well as an understanding of contractor relationships. The director must be familiar with the latest AAM guidelines, formally known as ABC, and have a
    working knowledge of computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

    This position requires use of a personal vehicle, so an acceptable driving record and current driver’s license are required. Pre-employment criminal background and credit checks are also required. We offer an excellent compensation package, including a competitive salary, bonus plans, paid vacation, 401(k), and medical, dental and vision insurance. 

    Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to careers@dailyitem.com by December 31, 2015.

    EOE


    Posted on: Dec 9, 2015
  • General Assignment Reporter - Connellsville
    The Daily Courier
    Connellsville

    The Daily Courier, a daily newspaper in Connellsville, Pa., is seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to work with a dedicated staff committed to local news coverage. Must possess the ability to produce high volume (10-12 stories per week) of compelling, accurate stories on deadline. Photography, copy editing and pagination skills a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package includes health care, dental, vision and life insurance.

    Requirements: A degree in Journalism or Communication (or equivalent experience). Internships or experience on a college newspaper will be considered. A valid driver's license and a safe driving record also are required. Respond with cover letter, resume, references, and at least five recent writing samples to: davidgboden@gmail.com

     


    Posted on: Dec 1, 2015
  • General Assignment Reporter - Kittanning
    The Leader Times
    Kittanning

    The Leader Times, a daily newspaper in Kittanning, Pa., is seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to work with a dedicated staff committed to local news coverage. Must possess the ability to produce high volume (10-12 stories per week) of compelling, accurate stories on deadline. Photography, copy editing and pagination skills a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package includes health care, dental, vision and life insurance.

    Requirements: A degree in Journalism or Communication (or equivalent experience). Internships or experience on a college newspaper will be considered. A valid driver's license and a safe driving record also are required. Respond with cover letter, resume, references, and at least five recent writing samples to: davidgboden@gmail.com

     


    Posted on: Dec 1, 2015
  • Sports Editor/Reporter - Kittanning
    The Leader Times
    Kittanning

    The Leader Times in Kittanning, PA seeks a local Sports Editor / Reporter to join our news team. We're looking for someone passionate about covering high school sports. You must be able to efficiently prepare box scores, briefs, game stories and feature stories on tight deadlines.

    Knowledge of basketball, football, baseball, softball, volleyball, track and field, and golf is essential – so versatility is a must. Familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, and pagination is a plus.

    The job requires a self-starter with knowledge in all prep sports, a hunger for news and a willingness to search for stories and angles beyond the box scores.

    A bachelor's degree in journalism or communications required, plus experience covering sports. Internships or experience on a college newspaper will be considered. A valid driver's license and a safe driving record also are required. 

    Respond with cover letter, resume, references, and at least five recent writing samples to: davidgboden@gmail.com

     


    Posted on: Nov 30, 2015
  • Graphic Designer/Composer - Connellsville
    The Daily Courier
    Connellsville

    The Daily Courier is seeking a full-time graphic designer to join our team at the office in Connellsville, PA.

     Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop required, we need good eye for detail and a positive can-do spirit with the ability to work under deadlines. Successful applicants will build print ads and must have the ability work with Adobe InDesign on a Mac platform. Primary responsibilities include ad creation, typesetting and making basic layout changes to existing designs in Adobe InDesign. Previous pagination experience would be helpful.

     Start date: Jan 1, 2016

     Please send resume and letter of interest to: davidgboden@gmail.com


    Posted on: Nov 30, 2015
  • Graphic Designer/Composer - Kittanning
    The Leader Times
    Kittanning

    The Leader Times is seeking a full-time graphic designer to join our team at the office in Kittanning, PA. 

    Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop required, we need good eye for detail and a positive can-do spirit with the ability to work under deadlines. Successful applicants will build print ads and must have the ability work with Adobe InDesign on a Mac platform. Primary responsibilities include ad creation, typesetting and making basic layout changes to existing designs in Adobe InDesign. Previous pagination experience would be helpful.

     Start date: Jan 1, 2016 

    Please send resume and letter of interest to: davidgboden@gmail.com


    Posted on: Nov 30, 2015
  • Editor (Towanda)
    The Daily Review/The Morning Times
    Towanda

    EDITOR. Hands-on at 7,000-circ daily/Sunday in Towanda, PA. Top news manager for small, regional group. Private company with owners who came through the newsroom. Lead. Plan. Coach. Write. Help drive fledgling digital strategy. Competitive salary and benefits. Affordable, community living in scenic Endless Mountains. Email kluvison@morning-times.com.

     


    Posted on: Nov 30, 2015
  • Copy editor /page designer
    The Herald
    Sharon

    The Herald, Sharon, Pa, (7-day morning) has a full-time opening for a copy editor /page designer. The ideal candidate must have leadership skills, page design experience using InDesign and InCopy, grammar and editing skills and AP style expertise. Regional candidates preferred, but not a must.

    This is a deadline position. The ideal candidate must excel under deadline pressure and be willing to work nights and weekends.

    Candidates should send a letter, resume and work samples to Jim Raykie, Executive Editor, 52 S. Dock St. Sharon, Pa.16146, or email material to jraykie@sharonherald.com by Dec. 1.

    EOE


    Posted on: Nov 24, 2015
  • Nightshift News Editor
    The News-Item
    Shamokin

    The News-Item, a 7,500-circulation daily newspaper in Shamokin, Pa., is seeking an experienced nightshift news editor to help lead a team of dedicated journalists committed to local news coverage. At least three years of editing/copy desk experience required. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package includes health care, dental, vision and life insurance. Send resumes to 707 N. Rock St, Shamokin, Pa. 17872 or email andy_h@newsitem.com


    Posted on: Nov 18, 2015
  • General Assignment Reporter
    News-Item
    Shamokin

    The News-Item, a 7,500-circulation daily newspaper in Shamokin, Pa., is seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to work with a dedicated staff committed to local news coverage. Experience preferred. Photography, copy editing and pagination skills a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package includes health care, dental, vision and life insurance. Send resumes to 707 N. Rock St, Shamokin, Pa. 17872 or email andy_h@newsitem.com


    Posted on: Nov 10, 2015
  • Full-time Night Editor (Gettysburg)
    Gettysburg Times
    Gettysburg, PA

    The Gettysburg Times has an immediate opening for a full-time night editor. Candidate must have at least three years of experience working for a daily newspaper and possess strong editing and leadership skills.

    The successful candidate will work five nights a week from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. He or she will paginate, edit reporters’ copy and coordinate breaking news assignments.

    Interested persons should send a resume and clips to ahayes@gettysburgtimes.com or Alex J. Hayes, c/o Gettysburg Times, P.O. Box 3669, Gettysburg, PA 17325. No phone calls, please.


    Posted on: Sep 30, 2015
  • Copy/Layout Editor (Washington)
    The Observer-Reporter
    Washington, PA

    The Observer-Reporter Newspaper is seeking a Copy/Layout Editor. Job duties include editing local and wire copy, writing headlines and captions, and designing and laying out pages at the direction of the night editor. Social media skills essential for promoting and posting to the newspaper’s multiple platforms.

    A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as experience in newspaper reporting, editing and page design. InDesign experience preferred.

     This is a full-time night position, including some weekends and holidays. Comprehensive benefit package. No phone calls, please.

     Email resume to: lrogers@observer-reporter.com.


    Posted on: Sep 22, 2015
  • Independent Contractor
    MANSI Media

    SALES – Make your own schedule. Commission Based Sales Program. Self-Starter, Motivated, Experience in Advertising Sales a plus.  Send Resume to jobs@pa-news.org.  No phone calls please! 


    Posted on: Sep 1, 2015
  • Director of Audience Development (Ohio)
    The Star Beacon
    Ashtabula, Ohio

    The Star Beacon seeks an experienced newspaper professional who is proven in sales and management to lead its audience and distribution team.

    The Star Beacon is a seven-day newspaper with a circulation of 12,000. In addition to the newspaper, we publish a replica e-edition and local news website. We also have a delivery agreement with the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

    Our director will lead a veteran staff to grow readership and revenue in a competitive market. We expect someone who will design and implement marketing strategies that build home-delivery and single-copy sales. This person will manage all aspects of subscription fulfillment and renewal; promotional activities; distribution systems; and circulation metrics. The director must be familiar with the latest AAM – formerly ABC – rules and guidelines. This individual must lead by example, set benchmarks and build our coverage.

    Candidates should have a circulation management background that includes budgeting and developing business strategy. We need someone with a record of meeting revenue targets and effective expense management. Also essential are strong organizational, communication and leadership skills. Above all, our circulation director must possess a creative approach to circulation and audience development, and an unwavering commitment to customer service.

    Ashtabula borders Lake Erie and features a historic harbor where the Ashtabula River flows into the lake. It is 50 miles east of Cleveland in a region known for its beaches, parks, wineries and outdoor activities such as boating, camping and fishing. The area is served by the regional Ashtabula County Medical Center hospital and a branch campus of Kent State University.

    Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Publisher Jamie Beacom at jbeacom@starbeacon.com.


    Posted on: Aug 19, 2015
  • Sports Journalist/ Page Designer - Meadville
    The Meadville Tribune
    Meadville, PA

    The Meadville Tribune sports department is seeking a full time sports journalist/page designer. Some previous reporting or page designing experience is required. Knowledge of InDesign layout software is a plus. Job hours are typically from 4 p.m. to midnight, with rotating weekend shifts. There are also occasional assignments in the mornings and afternoons. Paid vacation and benefits available. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Interested candidates may send resume and samples of their writing and page layouts to: 
    Pete Chiodo
    Sports Editor
    The Meadville Tribune
    947 Federal Court
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Or email: sports@meadvilletribune.com 

     


    Posted on: Aug 14, 2015
  • General Reporter - DuBois
    Courier-Express/Tri-County Sunday
    DuBois

    We are seeking a full-time reporter for the DuBois-Clearfield area. The ideal candidate will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills with a thorough understanding of grammar rules and AP Style, the ability to meet tight deadlines, the ability to write concisely yet comprehensively about local news and community topics, and be an enthusiastic self-starter who can juggle a variety of beats and assignments – from government/public affairs, to breaking news, to enterprise, to features.

    Requirements: A degree in Journalism or Communication (or equivalent experience) with the proven ability to produce high volume (10-12 stories per week) of compelling, accurate stories on deadline for both print and digital platforms, solid photography skills, proficiency with common social media platforms.

    This position offers competitive wages and benefits.

    Please send cover letter, resume and writing samples or links to examples of your work for consideration to Tioga Publishing Company, c/o Joy Norwood, PO Box 407, DuBois PA 15801 or email to jnorwood@thecourierexpress.com.


    Posted on: Aug 4, 2015
  • Page Producer - Harrisburg
    PA Media Group/The Patriot-News
    Harrisburg, PA

    PA Media Group, a digitally focused news organization that publishes The Patriot-News and Central PA magazine, is seeking a part-time page producer to join our publications hub.

    The position’s primary emphasis is page layout, requiring a high level of creativity and finding solutions to illustrate stories on news, sports or features pages. But you must also edit stories to fit and write headlines under deadline pressure.

    This position involves working nights, including Saturdays and holidays.

    The goal? To give readers of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Patriot-News a surprising, engaging newspaper every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday that makes the most of our innovative digital-to-print setup. And, you’ll join a team that is recognized for our efforts: We’re Pennsylvania’s 2014 Newspaper of the Year — an honor we have earned in six of the last 10 years.

    Job qualifications include:

    • Must be proficient in InDesign; experience with PhotoShop and Illustrator is a plus.
    • Solid writing and editing skills, including knowledge of Associated Press style.
    • High attention to detail, including proofreading and checking accuracy.
    • The ability to manage production timelines and meet deadlines consistently.

    To apply: Send cover letter, resume and work samples to production team leader Skip Wachter, swachter@pennlive.com.

    Part-time staff are eligible for paid time off.


    Posted on: Jul 31, 2015
  • General News/Sports Reporter
    Latrobe Bulletin
    Latrobe, PA

    The full-time position involves covering local and county meetings, police beat, writing features, covering sports, rewriting news releases, etc. Applicants must be knowledgeable about Westmoreland County and western Pennsylvania. Pagination/QuarkXpress and some writing experience is a BIG plus. Contact Steve Kittey at lb.editor@verizon.net or mail resume to 1211 Ligonier St., Box 111, Latrobe, PA 15650.

    Posted on: Jul 28, 2015
  • Multi-media Reporter
    The Almanac
    Pittsburgh

    The Almanac, a weekly community newspaper in Pittsburgh’s South Hills, has an immediate opening for a multi-media reporter. 

    The multi-media reporter will be responsible for pushing fresh content to The Almanac’s website daily; managing and growing The Almanac’s social media presence; creating extra digital content, including online exclusives, photos and videos; cover, photograph and live Tweet breaking news, cover school board and municipal meetings, record and publish the Almanac on Air weekly podcast, collaborate with other members of the staff to add multi-medic components to their stories. 

    Job requirements: Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field; knowledge of Photoshop and video editing software; Understand the importance of using web and social media to break news; be able to conceptualize additional components to news, feature and sports stories. Must have good interpersonal skills to be able to work with reports, editors, and the community. Position requires the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time and to meet deadlines. This is an entry-level position.

    Working conditions:  Full-time position, some evening and weekend work required. Must have transportation.

    To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a few published clips to kgreen@thealmanac.net.

     

    Posted on: Jul 17, 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
  • 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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