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Jobs March 1-5

New! Reporter - Queens Tribune in Queens, N.Y. is looking for an enthusiastic entry-level reporter to join the staff in the heart of New York City. Applicant should be a hard worker with an interest in all aspects of the newspaper process, from writing to proofreading, to photography. The reporter will be required to cover a beat, write news and features, meet tight deadlines, pitch story ideas, take photos and proofread. A dedicated and patient editorial staff will help train the right person, although some experience is a plus. Interested candidates must have a car and should email resumes and clips to editor@queenstribune.com. Please indicate your availability for interviews as well as a start date - we are seeking to fill this position immediately.

New! Reporter - Capital Public Radio in Sacramento is looking for an experienced and energetic reporter to cover a wide range of health care and related issues around California, within CPR’s broadcast region and at the state Capitol. Job responsibilities include production of long-form healthcare features as well as maintaining expertise about healthcare issues and policy in the Sacramento region, California and nationwide. This person files for CPR’s California Capitol Network statewide news service and creates spot and feature stories for NPR and other national outlets. This position requires extensive knowledge of healthcare issues, advanced reporting skills, ability to distill complex subject matters. Applicant should have strong writing skills, a demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Office and audio editing software; have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or in a related field, or equivalent work experience for at least five years; and be able to drive. To apply submit cover letter, resume, and reference list, audio or print reporting samples and compensation requirements to: Human Resources, Capital Public Radio, 7055 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95826.careers@capradio.org. Fax 916-278-8989.

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- The Alaska Star, a weekly newspaper covering the communities of Chugiak and Eagle River, AK , is seeking a motivated, talented reporter to join its small staff. This is the ideal job for someone with varied interests, as they will be covering a little of everything, including sports, local government, special events, and breaking news. The ideal candidate will be upbeat, eager to seek out new story ideas and have the ability to approach stories from a unique angle. The job includes flexible hours, competitive pay and benefits. Must have a college degree in journalism/English or relevant news writing or reporting experience. Salary DOE. To apply contact editor Melissa DeVaughn at melissa.devaughn@alaskastar.com.  

New! Reporter - The Times-Georgian located in Carrollton, Ga. is seeking a full-time reporter.  The paper offers medical and dental insurance plans, paid mileage, paid vacation and a 401K plan. Candidates should have a journalism background, with a degree in journalism or a related field; must demonstrate good news judgment, language skills and accuracy; be organized and work independently. The successful applicant will be proficient at general assignment work, hard news and features. Education coverage will be the primary responsibility. Successful candidate will have reporting experience, an understanding of community journalism, and the ability to craft clean, lively copy that communicates effectively issues that affect our readers’ daily lives. Send resume and writing samples to Bruce Browning, 901 Hay's Mill Road, Carrollton, GA 30117, or e-mail bbrowning@times-georgian.com.

New! Reporter - The Obessa Americana is seeking a hard-working reporter who can do it all. Applicants should be self-starters who can multitask. We need someone who wants to make a difference for readers both in print and online. Their open beat is a hybrid: in addition to police reporting at night, reporters write features and do a little enterprise reporting as well. Send a resume to Gene Powell Jr., Managing Editor, 222 E. Fourth Street, Odessa TX 79762 or e-mail gpowell@oaoa.com. 

New! Reporter- The Daily Republic in the East San Francisco Bay Area, is seeking an energetic reporter to join a top-flight team of journalists. The ideal candidate will possess a degree in journalism and have at least 1 year of experience writing for a daily newspaper, or for an online news organization. A working knowledge of Web video production and online storytelling is a plus. Knowledge of AP style is required. Duties include producing news and features for the Web and for the daily paper, and providing stories for various special sections. Preference will be given to in-state candidates. To apply, send cover letter, resume and three to five work samples to Managing Editor Glen Faison, The Daily Republic, 1250 Texas St. / P.O. Box 47, Fairfield, CA 94533-0747 or e-mail your packet to gfaison@dailyrepublic.net. 

New! Reporter - The Ithaca Times is seeking an experienced reporter for government coverage and writing compelling human-interest stories. It serves a community of diverse viewpoints and a very interactive readership. Send resume and samples of your best work to:jbilinski@ithacatimes.com or mail to J Bilinski, Ithaca Times, 109 North Cayuga St., PO 27, Ithaca, NY 14851.

New! Reporter - The Wausau Daily Herald seeks a self-motivated, resourceful and tenacious hard-news reporter with strong communications and organizational skills and the ability to work as part of a team. One to two years' of newspaper experience preferred. Ability to produce content for the Web is essential. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field required. Send cover letter, resume and work samples to Mark Treinen, managing editor, Wausau Daily Herald, P.O. Box 1286, Wausau, WI 54402-1286, or by e-mail to mtreinen@wdhprint.com.

New! Copy Editor/Page Designer - The Daily Times of Farmington, N.M., seeks a nighttime copy editor/page designer; someone capable of doing some great design work, getting the paper out on time and making it accurate and attractive for the reader. Prefer someone with related experience. Full posting is on journalismjobs.com. Please send a cover letter, resume and clips to: Troy Turner, editor, The Daily Times, P.O. Box 450, Farmington, NM 87499; or to tturner@daily-times.com.

New! Editor - The American Independent News Network (AINN) in Fla. is looking for an editor to lead The Florida Independent, a new Web site dedicated to comprehensive and enterprising coverage of Florida politics. This organized, self-starting innovator will work with a team of reporters and bloggers, along with AINN's national editorial team, to produce high-quality journalism, covering all aspects of state government, elections, local city/county politics, and the key issues of the day, including the environment, LGBT issues, immigration, civil rights, and more. The ideal candidate will have at least three to four years experience in editing and reporting political news online and will be intimately familiar with Florida politics. Fluency in Spanish highly preferred. Full job description can be found here. Please send resume and cover letter to applications@tainews.org.

New! Freelance Editor - WABC-TV, Eyewitness News is seeking an experienced non-linear editor for freelance employment. The successful candidate must have experience using a non-linear edit system. Knowledge of the Grass Valley NewsEdit system is a plus. Experience in a newsroom environment is strongly preferred. Must be available for weekend and overnight shifts. Candidates meeting these criteria should send their resumes via email to: wabcjobs@abc.com. No telephone calls, please.

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- Rome Reports TV News Agency (www.romereports.com), is seeking reporters/producers specialized in covering the Vatican and Italy for a worldwide audience in Rome, Italy. The job includes research, writing and editing video news stories. As well as conduct interviews, do stand ups and voice-overs in English and Spanish, publish news stories on-line, Web site promotion and offer foreign correspondent services to U.S. television stations. Applicants must be bilingual (fluent in English, conversational in Spanish, ability to learn Italian quickly). Reporters/producers will cover Vatican and Italian news for a worldwide audience. Must possess a college degree in journalism, television broadcasting, or communications. Applicants should have two years experience as a reporter/producer for commercial television including on-camera work and a solid news judgment. Starts April 2010 for one year and is renewable. Salary depends on qualifications and circumstances, but is about $30,000. Send applications and questions to jobs@romereports.com.

New! Web Producer - ABC7 is looking for a technically-savvy lead producer to join their Web management team. Candidates should have experience working and multitasking in a high-pressure online news environment. Strong editorial skills and sharp news judgment are a must. Knowledge of the ENPS news system, line producing experience, and non-linear editing experience are all pluses. Key responsibilities include: supervising Web staff; tracking progress of Web site projects; timely posting of breaking local and national news; working with broadcast and online producers and the assignment desk to coordinate on-air and online news coverage; coordinating special projects with various station departments; site troubleshooting and overall maintenance of the high editorial standards of ABC7 and abc7.com. Applicant must possess strong writing and copy-editing skills; strong computer skills, including knowledge of keyboard shortcuts; solid knowledge of basic HTML; familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro; understanding and knowledge of social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Please apply at www.ABC7JOBS.com or send resume to ABC7 Los Angeles, Attn: Human Resources, Dept. SRP/JJOB, 500 Circle Seven Drive, Glendale, CA 91201.

New! Entertainment Producers & Bloggers - ABC7 is looking for web-savvy, full and part-time online entertainment producers and bloggers to cover all the glamour and style of the entertainment world for abc7.com and the entertainment news Web site, OnTheRedCarpet.com. The right candidates know who's on the red carpet (and who should be there next time). Strong editorial skills and the ability to multitask in a high-pressure environment are a must. Successful candidates will work at the station, coordinating efforts with news producers, assignment desk and crews; as well as in the field when required for red carpet events and press opportunities. Applicants must possess strong writing and copy-editing skills; excellent computer skills, including knowledge of keyboard shortcuts; experience working with social networks such as Facebook and Twitter as well as Movable Type blogs; solid knowledge of basic HTML tags; comfort working with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro. Key responsibilities include blogging about a wide variety of entertainment and pop culture events as they occur; timely posting of breaking entertainment news; site troubleshooting and overall maintenance of our high editorial standards. Please apply at abc7jobs.com or send resume to ABC7 Los Angeles, Attn: Human Resources, Dept. OEP/JJOB, 500 Circle Seven Drive, Glendale, CA 91201.

New! Photojournalist - CBS 21 News, in Harrisburg, Pa. is looking for an individual to join their news department. They're looking for someone who is motivated to work in a shop dedicated to strong photojournalism. One year of shooting experience is preferred. No phone calls, please. Email cover letter and resume to Resumes@CBS21.com, fax to 717 234-7076 or mail to: “Photojournalist,” WHP-TV/WLYH-TV, 3300 North Sixth Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110.