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Jobs March 8-12

New! Reporter - The Williamson County Sun is looking for a city reporter to cover the city council and keep up with police and business developments newspaper in Georgetown, Texas. The Sun is seeking a reporter with one to two years of newsroom experience. Recent college grads might qualify if they have strong clips and were heavily involved with a quality student newspaper. Send a cover letter, résumé and 5 published clips to Ben Trollinger at editor@wilcosun.com. Please, no phone calls or surprise office visits.
New! Reporter - The Hartford Business Journal, in Hartford, Conn., seeks an experienced writer to handle key responsibilities in our coverage of the capital region’s business community, both online and in print. The ideal candidate will be able to produce breaking news for their Web site while handling enterprise, features and analysis for their print edition. Tell us how you can help us get there. Extra points for photo and editing skills. Send cover letter and three writing samples to Editor Norm Bell at nbell@hartfordbusiness.com.
New! Sports Reporter - The Bogalusa Daily News, in Washington Parish, La., a three-times-a-week newspaper, is looking for a sports reporter for a position opening in June. Previous journalism education/experience preferred but not required. Should know QuarkXpress and have photography experience. Please include references and writing samples with resume. Resumes may be emailed to sandy.cunningham@wickcommunications.com
New! Reporter - The Pasadena Star-News seeks a Metro reporter with experience writing for a daily newspaper. The ideal candidate should be able to produce enterprise stories in addition to providing strong daily coverage. Candidates should be comfortable covering a wide variety of subjects. The Star-News is part of the San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group owned by MediaNews Group. Two years of newspaper experience is required. They offer a competitive salary, good benefits and a great working environment. Please send resume, cover letter and writing samples to Editor Frank C. Girardot at the Star-News, 911 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA or e-mail jobs@sgvn.com.
New! Web Producer – POLITICO in Arlington, Va. seeks Web producers to produce and manage content on political news. Duties include writing headlines and teases, converting and enhancing stories for Web presentation, posting video content, monitoring the site and maintaining quality control. Applicants should have experience working in a newsroom environment and proven ability to meet deadlines is a plus. Degrees or training in journalism or communications, and experience with HTML and/or content management systems are a plus. Working knowledge of national and congressional politics helpful. College degree or equivalent. One year demonstrated Internet publication experience preferred. Available to work flexible hours, nights, and weekends to meet needs of Web publishing deadlines. Send resume to employment@politico.com with “Web producer” in subject line. No phone calls, please.
New! Reporter - 88.5FM WFCR, NPR News and Music for Western New England, licensed to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, seeks a reporter for their news department. This is a general-assignment position based at WFCR’s Springfield bureau requiring fluency in Spanish and English. The job requires reporting on Latino and emerging ethnic communities. Responsibilities include spot production, feature reporting and fill-in hosting for Morning Edition, All Things Considered and other programs. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field is required. Fluency in Spanish and English, must have proper command of grammar in both languages. Minimum of two years experience in journalism. Ability to report, write, edit, and produce high-quality news and feature material. Ability to travel to sources of news stories and work hours outside the normal business day. Send cover letter, resume and air check to Search R31864, Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2010 and continue until position is filled. The air check should, if possible, include examples of feature reporting and newscast or hosting experience.
New! Reporter - Prince George’s Suite, the magazine of Prince George’s County, Md., is looking for new writers. The publication wants writers with experience in feature and narrative writing. Please respond with a resume and at least three writing samples to jobs@pgsuite.com.
New! Reporter - The Amarillo Globe-News, in Amarillo, Texas, seeks a county government reporter who strives to lead the community conversation by breaking news, delivering enterprise work, and developing rapport with sources. Reporters will write first for Amarillo.com and then chase a story through the day for online updates and for our print edition. The winning candidate also will serve as a part-time editor, working a Sunday-through-Thursday shift in which Sunday will require editing duties and the following days comprehensive county coverage. Responsibilities also include filling in on the city desk when necessary. Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume and clips to Valerie Bintliff at either 900 S. Harrison Amarillo, TX 79101 or valerie.bintliff@amarillo.com.
New! Reporter - The Herald-Press in Huntington, Ind. has an opening for an experienced journalist. Duties entail attending various governmental meetings, local functions and community events to gather information to be used in story writing. Various other duties involving work at the Huntington Herald-Press include editing, writing, rewriting, taking photos and scanning. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent. Experience with photography a plus. Prior experience in journalism is beneficial. Must possess the basic computer knowledge to work with and adapt to base and new systems. Send Resume and Publisher’s Acknowledgement Form To Rebecca Sandlin, editor, at rsandlin@h-ponline.com.
New! Public Relations - RL Public Relations & Marketing is looking for a bilingual account coordinator. The position requires conducting research related to client work. Clipping print and online coverage of client’s campaigns, Create and maintain media lists, power point presentations, and media reports. Provide staff support at events, upload documents to FTP site, ordering publications for clients, participate in brainstorm sessions, develop media lists, prepare press kits, prepare purchase orders and expense reports. Applicants must have one year of experience in the field and knowledge of PowerPoint, MS Word, Excel. Contact Romina Clavero, executive and HR manager, at 11835 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 1155 E., Los Angeles, CA 90064. Tel: 310. 473.4422, Fax: 310.473.5833.