Accepting circulation director resumes for small, southern daily newspaper in Greenville, Miss. Energetic and ambitious manager with a strong background in growth programs, sales and departmental operations, as well as a background in application of circulation software, and web circulation marketeering, will be the type audience development director hired. The newspaper has a strong market share, wins multiple editorial and advertising awards yearly, its staff is long established in the market and won a Pulitzer Prize in its storied history. The Delta Democrat-Times is part of the Emmerich Newspapers, Inc., chain, a privately-owned, third-generation community newspaper group with 28 newspapers mostly in Mississippi. Compensation range $40-$45K, with a $5K MBO. Benefits include company match 401(k), medical insurance, and paid vacation. Send resumes to Publisher Jon Alverson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’ve got ink in your blood, love leading a news team to greatness and living in an amazingly beautiful and interesting community, we may be a perfect fit.
The Oxford (Miss.) Eagle, an award-winning community newspaper, is looking for its next managing editor.
Oxford is home to the University of Mississippi, the birthplace of famed Southern writer William Faulkner and consistently named of the best small cities in the South.
This position is one of a player-coach. We’re looking for someone who is a talented newsroom leader not afraid to build a page, write a story or grab a camera when necessary.
The Oxford Eagle, 6,000-circulation daily publishes Monday through Friday afternoons and Sunday mornings. Recent local market research showed the great majority of local residents turn to The Eagle for their news and information.
We offer excellent pay and benefits and an opportunity to advance further in our company.
To apply send a resume and cover letter to editor and general manager Don Whitten at email@example.com
Over The Mountain Journal has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter to help cover the communities south of Birmingham, including Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Hoover. The ideal candidate will be an all-around journalist able to produce a strong balance of straightforward news reporting along with features and enterprise stories, and be willing to shoot video and take photographs for both our digital and print platforms.
This position will write stories assigned by editors and establish sources to form their own story ideas. Applicants with page design or graphic design experience are encouraged to apply. Our reporters take their own photographs with DSLR cameras and lenses provided by the newspaper, and will be asked shoot short videos as story sidebars for our website.
– Have a journalism degree, or similar, from a four-year college.
– Have one year of journalism experience at daily newspaper. Recent journalism school graduates with internship, daily newspaper and/or college newspaper experience are encouraged to apply.
– Be able to take photographs.
– Have strong decision-making, communication and interpersonal skills.
– Be a motivated, self-starter who can produce award-winning ideas.
– Have a valid driver’s license and a reliable source of transportation.
Please send a cover letter, resume and no more than five writing clips, as well as any samples of page design and photography, and three professional references to Publisher Maury Wald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Daily Home, an award-winning 6,500 circulation daily covering Talladega and St. Clair counties in east Alabama, is looking for a newsroom leader to supervise the newspaper as well as two weekly papers and a monthly lifestyle magazine. A qualified candidate should have: – reporting and editing experience, – a knowledge of working in the digital space, – a passion for journalism that is tough, fair and timely, – strong leadership skills and a belief that collaboration makes us all better, – and a creative and curious mind. Interested? Email email@example.com a brief letter, resume and sample of your work.
Tallapoosa Publishers, headquartered in Alexander City, Alabama, is seeking an experienced journalist to help drive a universal copy desk. Our operation features an award-winning daily newspaper and four weekly publications in markets that surround beautiful Lake Martin. The ideal candidate will have a flare for design and possess strong writing and editing skills. Above all, a top-notch proofreader is needed to make our staff complete. We are looking for a person who can effectively communicate with others in multiple locations, while multi-tasking and juggling deadlines. If this kind of challenge sounds like it was written with you in mind, we want to hear from you. Send resume, design samples and a letter of interest to Mitch Sneed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Assignment Reporter - The Magee Courier/Simpson County News is seeking the right candidate to join our staff as a general assignment reporter. Experience is not required however candidate should have school training in journalism. Candidate must have excellent writing skills and computer knowledge. This position will include covering city and county government, sports, law enforcement as well as other news assignments. Compensation in the mid 20’s based on experience. We offer paid vacation, holidays, insurance benefits and 401K. For more information please send resume to email@example.com EOE M/F
The Gadsden (AL) Times is seeking to fill a full-time position in our sports department. Primary responsibilities include coverage of area recreational, high school and college sports. College degree and daily experience preferred. Job duties include page design and production using InDesign. Photoshop skills are helpful, but not required. Proficiency in AP Style is required. Must be able to work in close quarters under deadline pressure. Nights and weekend shifts are required. RESUME CAN BE SENT TO: The Gadsden Times, ATTN: Human Resources, P.O. Box 188,Gadsden, AL 35902, OR BY E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org, NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED The Gadsden Times is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.
The Southeast Sun, an award-winning weekly in Southeast Alabama, is looking for a staff reporter. Applicants must possess good writing, photography and time management skills. Knowledge of AP Style required. Experience preferred. Layout skills a plus. Competitive salary plus benefits. Send applications with cover letter, resume and references to: email@example.com
P.O. Box 311546,
Enterprise, AL 36331
The Birmingham Business Journal is seeking a reporter who is able to marry strong traditional journalism skills – source building, sharp interviewing techniques, strong analytical and investigative reporting skills, clear writing, document use – with online and social media know-how. Whatever the platform, reporters will produce content – original and curated – that is accompanied by perspective and context. Beat available at this time is banking and finance.
Duties: The top mission: to own audience, by every measure. A BBJ reporter is expected to contribute both short-form (daily online posts) and long-form (print) stories to our news products. Scoops matter. A lot. Specifically reporters will be expected to own their beat audience and conversation; use networking events, Twitter, LinkedIn and other community-building outlets to expand and fortify their source pool and audience; work collaboratively with other newsroom staffers to maximize impact and accessibility of stories reported; and meet or exceed goals related to audience engagement.
Proven ability in reporting and writing
Ability to work independently and remotely
Ability to break news and to identify newsworthy events and sources
Strong analytical and investigative interviewing skills
Ability to relate comfortably to a wide range of people, in person and online, and to develop sources and audience
Competitive, collaborative, curious
Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
Ability to leverage relationships with sources to deliver content that differentiates the organization from competitors
Experience: Minimum of 2 years of journalism experience; Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience; Knowledge of business, and/or business community, a plus. Experience with using social media to source and promote content also a plus
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
For more information, contact Editor Cindy F. Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or (205) 443-5631.
Birmingham, Alabama’s largest monthly circulation, Starnes Publishing, is seeking a marketing consultant to join its team. Our print publications reach more than 87,500 homes and businesses monthly in Birmingham’s most affluent suburbs and our websites serve these communities around the clock. The ideal candidate shall be energetic, able to build and nurture relationships with local business owners and decision makers, willing to learn, and able to meet deadlines. See our publications at 280living.com, villagelivingonline.com, thehomewoodstar.com, hooversun.com, and vestaviavoice.com. Please email a cover letter, resume, and earnings expectations to email@example.com. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.