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Job Opportunities March 11 - March 15

Rewriter (Reporter II) – The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Reporter II rewriter. We’re looking for a skilled writer who can respond immediately when a big story breaks – fulfilling all manner of roles that include taking feeds from reporters in the field to weave into a definitive account or contributing to that coverage through interviews, research and contacts. We need someone who is adept at handling an array of overnight assignments, both big and small, sometimes juggling several at once. A sense of urgency, speed, strong news judgment and a truly collaborative nature are key. So, too, is the ability to stay on top of news in both North Jersey and New Jersey so that he or she can jump into a developing story without missing a beat. And for those times when news isn’t hopping, we want someone who can find strong enterprise story ideas and execute them with flair and depth. A minimum of three years of daily reporting experience, or the equivalent, is required. This position is Sunday – Thursday with afternoon and night hours. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and your five best clips to Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424.

Municipal Reporter I – The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has an opening for a Reporter I covering municipalities. Duties include covering assigned beats, regular municipal and school board meetings, and ongoing news issues, such as downtown development or municipal programs. The reporter will also develop and write feature stories. Must perform routine editorial tasks and share office duties. Good oral and written communication skills, PC familiarity, and the ability to deal with others are necessary. Applicants must have transportation availability to cover assignments and be accessible for assignments during and outside regular office hours. The successful candidate must have at least two years of daily newspaper reporting experience, or equivalent. This position is Tuesday – Saturday with afternoon and night hours. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and your five best clips to Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424.

Digital Managing Editor – HTV Hub - The mandate of the Hearst Television Digital team in Sacramento is to deliver timely and accurate news and weather coverage across the station’s multi-platform offerings, optimizing user engagement. The digital managing editor writes stories and gathers and compiles content from a variety of outlets, including the station newsrooms, the Internet, wire services, social media, as well as traditional news sources for publishing on digital media. The editor manages the efforts of third party digital content assistants. Preferably 3 -5 years of prior experience working for a television news station, daily newspaper or in a digital environment is preferred. Applicants must have a demonstrated journalism and social media background with a highly developed digital skill set. This is a full-time position. Please send resumes to bsawtelle@hearst.com or emourelo@hearst.com.