General Assignment Reporter – Selma Times

The Selma Times-Journal has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter to help cover historic Selma, Alabama and the region knows as the Black Belt of Alabama.

Reporters, in addition to writing news and feature stories, will also be asked to take photographs and participate in design of our daily morning daily. Photographers with strong writing skills also encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should possess strong editing and organizational skills and be familiar with newspaper design programs, including Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, and be fluent in AP style.

The Times-Journal is just one of the products produced by Selma Newspapers, Inc. SNI is also focused on developing specialty niche products, such as our community lifestyle magazine, Selma The Magazine, and continued development of our digital presence.

Our company offers more than competitive salary and benefit packages, as we are an affiliate of Boone Newspapers, Inc., a community focused multi-media company headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that prides itself on producing quality products and quality people. Those who apply themselves, are productive and are willing to learn will be offered increased opportunities and advancement.

Those interested should send a non-returnable resume, with clips of stories and other work examples to Selma Times-Journal editor Justin Averette at


Editor The Meridian Star- Meridian, Mississippi

The Meridian Star seeks an experienced editor for our top newsroom leadership position.

The editor is responsible for news and editorial content for our six-day, 8,000-circulation newspaper and related digital platforms.

Candidates need a collaborative management background, critical thinking skills, editorial writing ability and competency in coaching reporters and editors in reporting, writing, photography, video and social media journalism. We prize aggressive local news and sports coverage in print and online.

The editor directs a staff of nine full-time journalists and chairs the editorial board. This person is also a key member of the senior management team and has a strong voice in strategic initiatives undertaken by the newspaper.

In addition to the daily newspaper, The Star publishes a bimonthly magazine, a weekly TMC product and a website,

Meridian is often referred to as a strategic center of the south. It serves as a regional hub for manufacturing and health care. The city has two military installations, including a naval air station and Key Field, which is home to an Air National Guard wing. Meridian also features a campus of Mississippi State University and attractions, including the Riley Center, a theater, an art museum, a symphony orchestra and the Dentzel Carousel, which dates to 1896.

Interested candidates should send their resume, work samples of noteworthy journalism accomplishments, salary requirements and a cover letter explaining why they are qualified for the position to Terry Connor at


Editor – Thomasville Times

The Thomasville Times, a weekly newspaper, is seeking an editor who can write hard news and features and be a part of one of the most talked about progressive small communities in Southwest Alabama. Duties will include hands-on writing, editing, photography, page layout, overseeing a small staff and day-to-day operations — and anything else that may come up! Two nearby related weeklies assist with news copy and other support. The full-time position offers a competitive salary, health insurance and a bonus plan. Send resumes, samples of published writings and references to Publisher Jim Cox at


General assignment reporter/online content producer

The Tuscaloosa News is seeking a general assignment reporter/online content producer. We are looking for an energetic, self-starter who can produce at least six to seven stories a week for print and the web, as well as occasional in-depth news, feature and investigative pieces. This reporter must possess excellent writing skills, including the ability to write clearly and accurately under deadline pressure, sound news judgment, proficiency with social media and be willing to work nights and weekends. The ideal candidate also would have previous experience producing multimedia content for a daily newspaper, with photography skills, ability to shoot and edit video, basic knowledge of HTML and experience with content management systems. We are looking for someone, as well, who is committed to our role as government watchdog. Assignments could involve traveling anywhere within our 10-county coverage area in west-central Alabama, or beyond, so a driver’s license, reliable transportation and automobile insurance would be required. At least two years of daily newspaper experience is preferred, but we will consider recent college graduates with strong internship or college newspaper experience, or others with commensurate experience in journalism. Tuscaloosa is home to the University of Alabama, Stillman College and Shelton State Community College, and its economy has consistently out-performed state and national averages. Send cover letter, resume and your best clips to Executive Editor Michael James, The Tuscaloosa News, P.O. Box 20587, Tuscaloosa, AL 35402-0587 or No phone calls, please. Drug-free workplace — EOE.


Advertising Sales Consultant

Our media company is looking for an advertising sales consultant. The qualified applicant should be a well-organized, goal-driven, person who is trainable and seeks the opportunity for advancement. The ability to sell different media in a fast-paced environment is essential. The sales consultant is expected to maintain existing accounts, develop new business and to consult with clients to develop an effective plan. The candidate must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills along with basic computer skills. Compensation includes a base weekly salary, aggressive commission plan, bonus plan, insurance, retirement plan, vacation, paid holidays and sick leave. The Daily Sentinel is an award winning media company that publishes a five-day per week newspaper and several niche publications. To apply please EMAIL a resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements using SALES REPRESENTATIVE as the subject line to: Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.



If you are an experienced inside salesperson or a fast learning, phone friendly person with Inbound and Outbound sales experience we want to talk to you. Our dynamic media company has an immediate need for an inside sales consultant. Qualified applicants should be goal oriented, team players, well-organized and trainable. The ability to sell across several different media platforms is essential. Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, aggressive commission & bonus plan, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave. Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., is an award winning media company experiencing dramatic growth which publishes five hyperlocal community newspapers, two monthly lifestyles magazines, several niche products, and a variety of websites and other digital media. To apply, please EMAIL a resume, cover letter, references and earnings expectations using INSIDE SALES CONSULTANT as the subject line No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.

Editor for The Luverne Journal

Greenville Newspapers LLC seeks a community-minded, self-motivated person to join its team as editor of its weekly publication The Luverne Journal. Candidates must be proficient in all areas of reporting, editing, photography and pagination. This position requires an individual who loves to get out of the office and discover the news of our community, strong writing skills and the ability to work independently. Other duties will include weekly pagination of the newspaper and website and social media updates. Applicants should have a college degree in journalism or a related field and must be familiar with InDesign and Photoshop. The full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities to advance within the company. Compensation plan includes bonus opportunities, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave. Send resume, work samples and references to Greenville Newspapers LLC managing editor Andy Brown



Lead Designer

Tallapoosa Publishers is seeking a content-minded copy editor with design talent and headline/word skills for a new centralized design desk that will handle the layout and design for a group of newspapers in Central Alabama. Multimedia experience is a plus. Our lead designer will be given artistic freedom and will do high-quality, high-impact work in news, sports and features. Send cover letter, resume, references and samples of your work to TPI Editor Mitch Sneed at



Tallapoosa Publishers is seeking a self-starting editor with a great nose for news and community relations to lead a weekly newspaper in Central Alabama. The successful applicant must be willing to relocate the area and be ready to wear many hats. This means that they will write, edit and manage a staff and team of contributors that will produce a high-quality hyper local publication in a competitive market. Strong editing in AP style is required and the successful candidate must be able to coach young reporters and raise the quality of the news product. We hope to make our publication one of the best in the state, but that will not come without hard work and determination. Are you a good fit? If you are, send a resume, samples of your work and a cover letter to TPI Editor Mitch Sneed at


News Editor

Emmerich Newspapers is accepting candidates for an all-star news editor position at one of its award-winning newspaper companies located in southern Mississippi, and joining its expanded operation in a highly competitive university market.

We need someone who is an exceptional reporter, writer, and editor. This isn’t just a desk job. We need someone who wants to roll up their sleeves and get into the trenches of covering a beat, writing feature stories, taking photographs, and pitching in wherever is needed.

The news editor will work directly with the publisher, editor, and two other newsroom professionals to publish our independent community newspapers, magazines, and websites. The news editor is responsible for determining each week’s news budget and in addition to writing and editing duties; they will be responsible for paginating most of the news pages each week.

Viable candidates should have at least five years of experience as a working journalist. Position pays $35K – $40K. Solid benefit package includes health insurance, 401(k) savings program, paid vacation, mileage reimbursement. We’re willing to relocate the right person and will assist with moving expenses.

Submit a cover letter, resume, boss references, and writing samples via email to: Dan Strack, COO, Emmerich Newspapers, at Come join a great, privately-owned newspaper group that employees 300+ folks in producing 28 newspapers, a multitude of niche and specialty publications, and websites in Mississippi (25), Louisiana (2), and Arkansas (1).