June 10, 2008
Baltimoresun.com is seeking an innovative and hard-working sports producer. The ideal candidate is a versatile online journalist equally capable of handling breaking news and producing original sports content. A strong knowledge of Baltimore-area sports is preferred. Meticulous copy editing skills and online experience are required.
Key components of this job include: · Updating the sports and home pages with stories and evergreen content · Producing multimedia to enhance stories · Developing compelling interactive elements to accompany stories and editing user generated content · Assisting with the production of special sections and long-term projects
The position requires a background in sports reporting and editing, and some knowledge of HTML and PhotoShop. Experience producing online audio and/or video is a plus. The position requires some evening and weekend hours.
If you’re a journalist interested in joining Maryland ’s top sports Web site, please send a cover letter, resume (including the URLs of sites where you’ve contributed), salary requirements and two writing samples to the following address:
baltimoresun.com Sports Web Producer position 2 Hamill Road, Suite 200 Baltimore, MD 21210
No phone calls please.
The ad expired July 1, 2008.
Ad courtesy of www.JournalismJobs.com.
May 19, 2008
The Washington City Paper seeks a journalist with excellent copy skills to join our award-winning alt-weekly. The copy editor edits the whole book for grammar, clarity, and style, fact-checks arts copy, reads and corrects proofs, and is heavily involved in the paper’s weekly production. There are writing and assigning responsibilities with this job, but your primary task will be producing an error-free paper weekly. You’re an ideal candidate if you’re organized, diligent, work quickly, know AP style, and cough involuntarily when you spot a dangling modifier. Send cover letter, résumé, and clips (if any) to Andrew Beaujon, Managing Editor, Washington City Paper, 2390 Champlain St. NW, Washington, DC 20009; Email: email@example.com.
Ad expires June 20, 2008.
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May 19, 2008
The Carroll County Times, a 27,000 circulation daily newspaper located in Westminster, Md., is seeking an ambitious, innovative education reporter to join the news staff.
The education reporter is responsible for covering issues related to the Carroll County Board of Education, 37 elementary, middle and high schools as well as five specialized schools in the public school system and two colleges in Carroll County.
The successful candidate will possess excellent writing skills and experience in beat coverage. Candidate should thrive in team-based environment and be willing to step in and assist other beat reporters when necessary. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related journalism experience required.
As a member of the reporting team, the education reporter will be responsible for: — meeting deadlines with copy that is clean of spelling and grammatical errors; — spotting trends and uncovering and writing stories about school system concerns, including where tax dollars are being spent and how they could be spent better; — unearthing, investigating and executing original story ideas in consultation with the city editor; — contributing as an active member of the reporting team, which includes at least one night per week covering the police beat and spot news; — writing enterprise stories; — placing the highest emphasis on accuracy; — working a five-day, 40-hour week; — other stories as assigned.
The education reporter is also responsible for contributing online content to the Times’ Web site, carrollcountytimes.com. This includes news updates for the Web and shooting and producing online video.
The education reporter reports to the City Editor.
Interested applicants should send resumes and at least three writing samples to: S. Wayne Carter, City Editor, Carroll County Times; 201 Railroad Ave.; Westminster, MD 21157 or apply by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Education Reporter. No phone calls please.
The deadline for application is: May 30, 2008
Carroll County, with a population of 170,000, is located 35 minutes from downtown Baltimore and 80 minutes from Washington, D.C.
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May 19, 2008
The Carroll County Times in Westminster, Md., is seeking a Multi-media Producer.
The Multi-media Producer will plan, shoot, edit, convert and upload the daily Web cast, working with the Carroll County Times newsroom multi-media team. The candidate will also work with the New Media Director in executing on video advertising strategies and will provide mentoring to video interns (when available).
– Produce video using digital video camera to produce the daily Web cast
– Edit video, audio, photos and graphics using non-linear editing software
– Convert and schedule videos and create accompanying text materials
– Manage time effectively to meet daily deadlines
– Participate in team-based planning and critique sessions
– Demonstrated experience in producing and editing video for online use
– Demonstrated experience with HTML, Flash and other Internet formats and programs
– Understanding of current and emerging web standards
– Strong attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
– Firm grasp of keying and 3-point lighting
– Time management, planning and organizational skills
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Experience with Canon GL2 digital video camera
– Self-starter, positive thinker with persistence and high energy
– Ability to generate innovative ideas for new products, operational efficiency, or quality improvements
The video producer is a member of the New Media Team, responsible for developing and implementing online projects, and reports to the Times Online Presentation Editor.
Send cover letter and resume and clips to Patrick Brannan, Carroll County Times. 201 Railroad Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.
Listing courtesy of JournalismJobs.com
Ad expires June 13, 2008.
May 7, 2008
The Montgomery Sentinel, an award-winning weekly newspaper in Rockville, Md., seeks an entry level reporter. Strong writing skills needed, as well as being a motivated self-starter. Send resume and clips to email@example.com. Ad expires June 10.
Job listing courtesy of http://www.journalismjobs.com/index.cfm.
April 23, 2008
Education Week, the respected, independent newspaper of record for K-12 education, is seeking an intellectually curious reporter to write news, news analysis, trend stories, and features, and to contribute to special projects. This is a chance to report for a national audience of decisionmakers and administrators about a high-profile area of public policy. The successful candidate will be a versatile journalist able to produce incisive, explanatory journalism for the newspaper and to file breaking news stories for our continually updated Web site. Qualifications include at least three years of reporting experience, ability to juggle multiple assignments, and reliability at meeting deadlines. Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits. Congenial workplace in a vibrant suburb just outside Washington, D.C.
Send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to:
Education Week Dept. KD 6935 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD 20814-5233
Or you may reply online to NewsRoom@epe.org.
April 18, 2008
The Capital is looking for a reporter to cover city government in the historic state capital of Annapolis. We are looking for a reporter would can look beyond the politics and get to the real effect on local residents. We want someone who can run with the politicians, but won’t be swayed by them, and who can cultivate sources in a very tight-lipped town. The successful candidate will know where to look for the things that politicians don’t want to be found. And, just as importantly, we need a reporter who can take the information that has been gathered and present it in an easy-to-digest manner for readers who don’t always feel they have the time to be involved. If the word “government” makes your eyes light up rather than glaze over, send your cover letter, resume and writing samples to Stu Samuels, 2000 Capital Drive, Annapolis MD 21401 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Capital is an award-winning 48,000 circulation daily and Sunday newspaper situated by the Chesapeake Bay.
April 18, 2008
b, a new entity from the Baltimore Sun Media Group, is looking for a deadline-driven, production-oriented news designer. The person should be organized, cool-headed and a skilled journalist who can help launch Baltimore’s free daily and Web site for young adults.
As part of this team, you will work with advertising and pre-press daily to coordinate the big picture and manage pageflow, but you’ll also design pages, write headlines, plan content and have a direct impact on the direction and success of an exciting publication.
We have an opening for a presentation architect — a well-rounded, big-picture person with a solid design sense, a mastery of InDesign, news judgment and writing ability. Familiarity with Photoshop and Illustrator are a plus. This is an amazing opportunity to build a variety of skills, be part of a fun team and contribute to a successful start-up.
You can apply online here.
April 18, 2008
We need a News Desk / Reporter Person who can do it all and meet deadline while being exact and precise, has a command of digital layout, able to cover breaking news while being on top of government actions and politics. The ideal person for this contractor position is one who recognizes the realities of the changing news delivery business and can and will adjust to the fact that our readers want it their way, not the way the industry used to deliver the news. We are 24/7 online and weekly in print, covering broad region of DC / Balt metro areas and Southern Maryland. Old Pros as welcome as freshly minted reporters, abilty and energy are keywords in this search. Call 301-535-8624 for info, email clips, cover letter and resume to email@example.com and also to firstname.lastname@example.org
April 15, 2008
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