Seeking General Assignment and Sports Reporter

The Demopolis Times seeks a general assignment and sports reporter to join its staff. The candidate accepted would be a motivated self-starter who is willing to put in the time and effort to produce quality content. This position will allow for the candidate’s growth in news writing, sports writing, features writing, photography, and page design through the production of bi-weekly and weekly newspapers, along with monthly special publications and magazines.

Applicants should have a college degree in journalism or a related field, or have prior experience in newspaper reporting. Experience in page layout and design would be a big plus, but we are willing to train the right person.

This full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for advancement are available.

Send resume with clips or links to stories and other examples of your work to


Staff Writer

Staff Writer – The Southeast Sun, an award-winning weekly newspaper in South Alabama, is seeking a full time staff writer. Applicants must possess good writing, photography and time management skills. Layout experience a plus. Competitive salary and benefits. The Sun is a locally owned publication covering Enterprise/Fort Rucker/Daleville for over 32 years. Send cover letter and resume to:


Publisher of Tallapoosa Publishers

Opportunity awaits the next publisher of Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc., a media company that manages one daily and four weekly newspapers, three monthly heat-set magazines, related websites and a central printing facility all serving the beautiful Lake Martin area in east central Alabama. A dynamic growth-oriented team leader and individual performer will lead our company as publisher. Generous salary, incentive and benefits available for the right candidate. Please submit your resume and references via a short cover letter that addresses earnings expectations to Email contact first is appreciated.


Copy Editor

Over The Mountain Journal has an immediate opening for copy editor. This position involves 15-20 hours of copy editing and headline writing for an award winning suburban newspaper covering the communities of Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, Hoover and North Shelby County.

This person could work off site editing copy for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sense, and AP style. Ability to write headlines and cutlines is also necessary.

We are looking for someone who can work quickly and independently.

Attention to detail is necessary but so is speed.

Two years of professional copy-editing experience, preferably at a newspaper or magazine.

Familiarity with AP style. Team player with a positive attitude.

Over The Mountain Journal is published every other week and has been serving readers in this community for 25 years.

Please email resume to our publisher, Maury Wald.


Circulation Director

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


Managing Editor

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


Immediate Opening for a General Assignment Reporter

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.

Applicants must:
–      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


Wanted: An editor looking for a challenge.

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 a brief letter, resume and sample of your work.