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— Openings at Hoy (Chicago):  Multimedia reporter (Job #2016-45523) who will work within the newsroom side-by-side with editors/videographers/other reporters to determine the best platform to strategically utilize all video content outputs and input to generate video content for Hoy’s print/Web/mobile/social media platforms, collaborate on developing teach story for Hoy’s Web-video output, assure optimal production schedule, maximize each platform based on the story’s lifecycle, can plan multimedia content inputs and outputs in conjunction with existing teams or for solo and team video projects, can appear on camera at any time, can produce daily packages and feature stories and can lead original reporting efforts in Spanish and in English.  Apply online at https://careers-tronc.icims.com/jobs/45523/multimedia-reporter/job.  EOE   (2/28)

— 22nd Century Media (Orland Park, IL) seeks a freelance writer/reporter who is reliable, can cover community news, is detail-oriented, can attend evening meetings, meets all deadlines, is a team player and is proficient in Microsoft Suite and InCopy. Three clips and resume to Bill Jones, ME, at bill@opprairie.com.  No calls.  EOE   (2/28)

** Southwest Regional Publishing (Palos Heights, IL) seeks an editor with at least three years reporting and/or editing weekly or daily newspapers who can oversee a staff that includes a reporter, a sports editor, a designer and a network of freelance writers/reporters/photographers, compiling news reports/community calendar/Web/social media/project management.  E-mail samples/online links and resume to Jason@communityhealthmagazine.com.  No calls.   EOE   (2/28)

** Openings at the Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL): Group editor with at least five years of newspaper management experience who will be the content leader for three suburban dailies and 31 community weeklies serving Chicago’s suburbs, can oversee the local editors of each operation, can work in collaboration with operational leaders locally, can recruit newsroom leaders, can lead digital content initiatives, is competitive/strategic/hands-on/resourceful, can forge relationships with key community leaders, can network well and can execute strategic initiatives by utilizing existing resources and is experienced with pagination/mobile/video/Web.  Sports editor with at least three years experience who is enthusiastic, is digitally-minded, can oversee local and regional sports coverage, can help oversee other company-wide sports-related projects, can cover 20 NW suburban high schools, can grow print ad digital audiences, can take chances with innovative enterprise and feature ideas, can supervise sports writers and correspondents, understands the difference between writing and editing for print and doing the same for digital platforms, has a strong understanding and comfort level with disseminating news and scores by social media and can work collaboratively  with photographers/reporters/sports editors from other Shaw markets.  Copy editor/page designer who will work ona universal desk, has solid knowledge of AP style and grammar, pays attention to detail, can accurately edit copy, can write headlines for news/sports/features, can work on multiple publications as needed and can work evening and weekend hours.  Apply online at www.shawmedia.com.  (2/28)

— GateHouse Media seeks editors who love local news, think small and mid-sized towns are great places to call home and want to run a newsroom. With 494 community publications and more than 250 related Web sites from Chicago to New York and California, GateHouse-owned media reach 10 million people each week; must be innovative, digitally savvy, be great storytellers who will delight and inform readers and want to lead newsrooms into the future.  Work samples and resume to Jean Hodges at jhodges@gatehousemedia.com.  EOE   (indef.)

** The Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail seeks a regional reporter who can cover top stories in surrounding counties, can enterprise several stories a week and can provide general coverage; the paper will consider recent grads ready to make their mark on the industry.  Clips/online samples and resume to Tom Martin, editor, at tmartin@register-mail.com with the subject line of “regional reporter.”   EOE   (2/28)

** The Pekin (IL) Daily Times seeks an enthusiastic reporter who has good writing kills, can shoot photos and video, can cover assigned stories, can focus on enterprise, can meet all deadlines and likes to interview newsmakers; at least three clips and resume to Jeanette Brickner, executive editor, 306 Court St., Pekin, IL 61554 or e-mail jbrickner@timestoday.com.  EOE   (2/28)

** The weekly Vandalia (IL) Leader-Union seeks a sports editor/community reporter who can cover schools in Vandalia/Fayette County, can cover features and community news as needed, can shoot photos, can paginate sports and can paginate and proofread other pages in the paper; must be a good writer and interviewer, be well-organized, manage time well, know spelling/grammar/AP style/libel law, know Photoshop/InDesign and work nights and weekends as needed; must meet all deadlines   Apply online at https://landmarkcommunitynewspapers.applicantpro.com/jobs/510006.html or  https://www.applicantpro.com/j/510006-70538.   EOE   (2/28)

— The Quincy (IL) Herald-Whig seeks a police and courts reporter who has passion/hustle/desire for a front page story, writes clearly and accurately and wants to make a difference in the community; apply online at http://www.careersatquincy.com/story/33038322/police-and-courts-reporter-herald-whig.  EOE   (2/28)

— The Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter and the Sheboygan (WI) Press seek a regional business reporter (Job #600) who can cover both markets, can engage with community and local business leaders, can develop engaging business content for both publications, including business news/features/columns/enterprise.  Apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— The Oshkosh (WI) Northwestern seeks an experienced editor (Job #423) who uses judgment and cutting-edge analytical tools to oversee teams of journalists in newsrooms in Oshkosh and Fond du Lac with substantial support from a 10-newsroom group and can execute sophisticated/aggressive/unconventional/solutions-oriented reporting; must be a newsroom leader with a record to back it up; apply online at https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItWlY2RW0xaGFrU2x2TGJBbzJlb0dmQT09&career_job_req_id=101541&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=WBh4HrW8fOMvgzJe%2b6e6TxKcY3Q%3d or https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— Openings at the Fond du Lac (WI) Reporter:  Editor (see Oshkosh Northwestern listing above).   (2/28)

— Openings at the Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent:  VP-News/executive editor (Job #52) who is a strong and innovative leader, can lead 10 newsrooms throughout the state and will maintain its position as the state’s strongest and most influential source of news.  Engagement editor (Job #444) who will connect with the public through outreach/editorials/editorial board management and plans and executes engagement opportunities to maximize community impact and story resonance in print/digital/social media/community event settings; questions can be taken by Jason Adrians, regional editor, at (920) 996-7248; apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— The Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette seeks a local government watchdog reporter (Job #550) who can hold public officials accountable, can help readers make informed decisions about their community, has a keen eye for details in agendas/budgets/public records and understands that the best stories are about local people.  Apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— The Wausau (WI) Daily Herald seeks an experienced and self-driven public issues investigative reporter (Job #335) with a minimum of five years experience who understands that digging up information that affects readers is a public service, can work with a team of watchdog reporters in central ‘Wisconsin, can provide thoughtful analysis of complex issues, can engage readers on social media and other digital platforms, knows how to analyze public records and utilize open records laws, is well-organized, is a critical thinker, is a vivid storyteller and can cover daily events while working on enterprising and in-depth journalism.  Apply online at https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItWlY2RW0xaGFrU2x2TGJBbzJlb0dmQT09&career_job_req_id=100823&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=WBh4HrW8fOMvgzJe%2b6e6TxKcY3Q%3d.  or https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett. (2/28)

** The Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI) seeks a sports reporter who can quickly and effectively work on deadline to cover local and prep sports that includes writing/photography/page production, can establish and maintain contacts with area coaches, and can cover evening and weekend assignments using your own transportation.  Apply online at http://lee.net/careers/opportunities/?p=job%2FojVH4fwJ.  (2/28)

 

— Openings at the Indianapolis (IN) Star Sports beat-Indy Car reporter-(Job #382) who can report on all motorsports but can focus on IndyCar/the Indy 500/the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, can break news, can do storytelling through visuals with a high emphasis on visuals, can develop high-level enterprise content and can provide analytical insider articles Sports beat reporter-enterprise (Job #140) who can generate buzz, can provide great content, can do gamers and high-end enterprise, can provide quick-turn topical features, can spot issues and trends, can post content to and find new storylines through social media, will follow sports news nationally, can help out on the Pacers  beat as needed,  can post to all platforms, can coordinate with beat reporters to develop complementary content and explores all possibilities for visuals and added value for high-level stories.  Apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.   (2/28)

— Openings at the Times of Northwest Indiana/Lee Enterprises regional design center (Munster, IN): A highly motivated and creative page designer who can bring a new dimension to Lee Enterprises’ brand of local newspapers and magazines; must fit in with a staff that is energetic, is working hard to change the perception of designers as merely visual people, works with the belief that good content drives readership, has the heart of a journalist and has an innovative mind; must be able to multitask, have experience in information and content design, have a strong instinct for problem solving, have a sense of urgency and have a passion for news; InDesign and Photoshop background preferred; apply online at http://lee.net/careers/opportunities/?p=job%2Fo4a94fwb or http://lee.net/careers/opportunities/?p=job%2FosII1fwD.  EOE   (2/28)

— Openings at the Des Moines (IA) Register:  Food reporter (Job #254) who can cover a vibrant food scene and write about range of topics that includes everything from what makes a great tenderloin to trends in organic and sustainable food, can produce a mix of in-depth enterprise stories about culinary trends in Iowa, can create storytelling that accurately informs/entertains/engages specific audiences, can become the community’s leading voice in your areas of expertise, can collaborate with the content team to provide illustrations/photos/other appropriate elements, can promote your personal brand, can coach and mentor less-experienced journalists and can work occasional nights and weekends; apply online at https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItWlY2RW0xaGFrU2x2TGJBbzJlb0dmQT09&career_job_req_id=100801&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=WBh4HrW8fOMvgzJe%2b6e6TxKcY3Q%3d. or https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett. (2/28)

 

— The Council Bluffs (IA) Nonpareil seeks a presentation editor (Job #5894-186) with 1-2 years experience who can be the paper’s chief designer, has a working understanding of online news, assures that content is posted to other platforms promptly, can work with editors to determine placement of stories each day, can design the front page, knows AP style and has a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop; apply online at  https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5894&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2. (2/23)

 

— The Creston (IA) News Advertiser seeks a reporter who can cover meetings, enterprise, paginate, shoot photos, is self-motivated, has the ability to generate story ideas and field assignments from editors, knows grammar and AP style and can write clearly and concisely; must be able to work nights and weekends.  Apply online at http://www.shawmedia.com/careers/edit/2016/12/19/57422556/index.xml.  (2/28)

 

— Openings at the Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal:  Experienced and dynamic  News director-investigations (Job #132) who can provide a steady stream of high-quality content while aggressively using data and analysis to reach key audiences, can coach reporters to make strategic decisions about coverage plans, will direct and champion investigative and First Amendment journalism, will work across the entire news organization to create a watchdog-driven culture, helps assure transparency in government, can assure a steady flow of investigative stories that will cover issues of high importance to key audiences, has a deep understanding of public access laws, is experienced with data/computer-assisted reporting in investigative work, can produce interactive content for stories, is an advanced video storyteller, can edit and lead top-notch investigative journalism and can interpret audience data; apply online https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItWlY2RW0xaGFrU2x2TGJBbzJlb0dmQT09&career_job_req_id=100562&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=WBh4HrW8fOMvgzJe%2b6e6TxKcY3Q%3d or https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  Page editor/designer (Job #390) who can join a team of dedicated and passionate visual journalists, can create visual concepts too communicate ideas that inform and captivate readers for 15 papers across five states; must love to tell stories visually; apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— Openings at Landmark Community Newspapers (Shelbyville, KY): Editor-at-large who has community newspaper experience and can work temporary assignments that range from several weeks to several months, with travel arrangements from the person’s current location; most of the needs will be at weekly newspapers and could be in any of the 13 states in which Landmark owns newspapers.   General manager/editors with at least 10 years of newspaper experience, including five years in management roles, who can work on a temporary basis throughout the company, have a solid understanding of business practices, can oversee advertising and circulation as well as news and production and can work assignments that range from several weeks to several months in any of 13 states; apply to Dan Sykes, Exec. VP.  Reporter/editor-at-large who can cover jobs at any LCNI newspaper in cases of emergency or other staffing shortages; knowledge of sports is a plus; apply to Benjamin Hamm, editorial dir.  Reporters and copy editors willing to relocate and move up in a group of 56 paid dailies and weeklies in 13 states; apply to Benjamin Hamm, Box 549, Shelbyville, KY 40066, call (502) 513-1157, fax (502) 633-4447 or e-mail bhamm@lcni.com.  (indef.)

** The Central Kentucky News-Journal (Campbellsville, KY) seeks a hard-charging reporter who is a strong communicator, is well-organized, manages time well, can conduct research online, can shoot photos, has strong initiative, is adaptable, can cover stories at nights and on weekends as scheduled and can develop daily and long-range story and photo ideas.  Apply online at https://landmarkcommunitynewspapers.applicantpro.com/jobs/508413.html.  (2/28)

 

** Openings at the Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise: A hard-charging sports reporter who is a strong communicator, is well-organized, manages time well, can conduct research online, can shoot photos, has strong initiative, is adaptable, can cover stories at nights and on weekends as scheduled and can develop daily and long-range story and photo ideas; the ability to know/understand/navigate Hardin County is helpful; apply online at https://landmarkcommunitynewspapers.applicantpro.com/jobs/486924.htmlCopy editor/page designer with at least two years experience who can act decisively and accurately in a fast-paced team work environment, is proficient in InDesign and Photoshop, knows Internet apps, has a creative flair, is in touch with the needs and interests of a diverse readership, communicates well, is well-organized, manages time well, knows AP style and can work primarily evening hours; familiarity with Hardin County a plus; apply online at https://landmarkcommunitynewspapers.applicantpro.com/jobs/515191.html.  (2/28)

— The Livingston County Daily Press & Argus (Howell, MI) seeks a creative/talented and driven reporter (Job #510) who can join a newsroom where change is the norm, and the ability to juggle many tasks at once is a requirement for all; can perform authoritative enterprise journalism, believes in vibrant social media and can respond immediately to breaking news, updating all platforms.  Apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.   (2/28)

— Openings at the Lansing (MI) State Journal: Things to do reporter (Job #437) who likes to be the first to know and first to go when something news happens in town, can tell readers about things they didn’t know they wanted to do, can find compelling stories about small-town festivals, can make reading about things to do almost as much fun as doing them, can tell great narrative stories, can do quick-turn pieces on trending topics, can create content for print and for social platforms, increase awareness of and appreciation for what’s going on and meet interesting people and fine great yarns along the way that can turn into multi-platform gems; apply online at https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItWlY2RW0xaGFrU2x2TGJBbzJlb0dmQT09&career_job_req_id=101661&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=WBh4HrW8fOMvgzJe%2b6e6TxKcY3Q%3d or https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett..  (2/28)

— Openings at the Chillicothe (OH) Gazette:  Breaking news reporter (Job #59) who can break news for audiences through social media and mobile interaction, can develop enterprise and narrative stories for print and digital, can pursue larger projects alone or as part of a team, can shoot and edit photos/videos, can research/report/write compelling stories, is adept at growing a digital audience, produces reliable reports and frequent updates, acts as a public ambassador through community outreach, can connect with viewers regularly while managing time well is proficient with Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Periscope, can shoot and edit photos and video on an iPhone, excels under deadline pressure and works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment; apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— The Coshocton (OH) Tribune seeks a news and sports reporter (Job #56) who can research/write/report compelling journalism that continually grows a fan base by informing and engaging readers, can act as a  public ambassador through community outreach, can provide thoughtful analysis of complex issues and producers watchdog journalism that leads to change.  Apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— The Marion (OH) Star seeks a breaking news reporter (Job #51) who can break news for audiences through social media and mobile interaction, can develop enterprise and narrative stories for print and digital, can pursue larger projects alone or as part of a team, can shoot and edit photos/videos, can research/report/write compelling stories, is adept at growing a digital audience, produces reliable reports and frequent updates, acts as a public ambassador through community outreach, can connect with viewers regularly while managing time well is proficient with Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Periscope, can shoot and edit photos and video on an iPhone, excels under deadline pressure and works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment; apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— The Jackson (TN) Sun seeks a reporter (Job #205) whose focus will be the business community but will include general assignments; must research/write/report compelling journalism, continually inform and engage readers, can act as a public ambassador through community outreach and provides thoughtful analysis of complex issues.  Apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

** Lincoln (NE) Journal Star sports content coordinator (see Lincoln Journal Star listing under “online.”  (2/28)

— Openings at the North Platte (NE) Telegraph:  News editor (Job #5891-186) who can supervise the copy desk, is a team player, enjoys helping others improve their work, has keen news judgment, writes lively and accurate headlines, can teach and lead colleagues, can meet all deadlines, can juggle multiple projects and knows page design using InDesign or similar programs; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5891&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2Copy editor/page designer (Job #5817-186) who can handle daily design and copy editing, works well in a fast-paced environment, can write crisp headlines and cutlines, can design section fronts and inside pages and can  post stories and photos online; must be able to adapt to changing needs on a universal desk; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5817&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2.      (2/23)

— Openings at the Greensboro (NC) News & Record: Copy editor/page designer (Job #5642-186) who can handle daily design and copy editing, works well in a fast-paced environment, can write crisp headlines and cutlines, can design section fronts and inside pages and can  post stories and photos online; must be able to adapt to changing needs on a universal desk; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5642&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2.   Government and politics reporter(Job #5638-186) who can explain issues that will affect readers’ lives, forces that will determine those issues, will be responsible for a variety of assignments (especially during election season),  meet daily deadline pressures, contribute copy and visuals, be a staff leader in the use of social media and digital tools, write hard news/investigative/feature/commentary material and appear on-camera for video and live interviews; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5638&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2.  (2/23)

— Openings at the Hickory (NC) Daily Record: Reporter (Job #5819-186) with the same abilities; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5819&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2.  Copy editor/page designer (Job #5818-186) who can handle daily design and copy editing, works well in a fast-paced environment, can write crisp headlines and cutlines, can design section fronts and inside pages and can  post stories and photos online for a variety of newspapers; must be able to adapt to changing needs on a universal desk; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5818&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2. Part-time sports page designer (Job #5834-186) with the same abilities who can design pages for newspapers in NC, SC, AL and FL; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5834&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2.   No calls.  (2/23)

— Openings at the Morganton (NC)  News Herald: A hard-charging and enterprising temporary reporter (multimedia journalist – Job #5857-186) who can find breaking news, can dig deeper to find enterprise stories, can get the story first and correct, is well-versed in social media, knows AP style and can do it all; the paper will consider recent grads with great clips.  Apply ASAP to Lisa Wall, editor, Box 280, Morganton, NC 28680 or e-mail lwall@morganton.com.  (2/23)

— The Statesville (NC) Record & Landmark seeks a hard-charging and enterprising sports reporter (Job #5853-186) who can find breaking sports news, can dig deeper to find enterprise stories, can get the story first and correct, is well-versed in social media and can do it all; the paper will consider recent grads with great clips; apply online with five clips, resume and references, to https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5853&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2. (2/23)

— Openings at the Greenville (SC) News:  Engagement editor (Job #46) with at least two years experience who can plan and execute unique and powerful ways to connect with the community, seeks that every story reaches its potential in print/digital/community events/social media, can oversee content that highlights discussions of local issues, can play a critical role in promoting the paper’s brand, can serve as backup to the senior engagement editor for editorial page content, can become a community touchstone through powerful events and outreach, is a good communicator, can use social media creatively to build a brand and deliver larger audiences, knows marketing and events planning and can manage multiple projects simultaneously; apply online at https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItWlY2RW0xaGFrU2x2TGJBbzJlb0dmQT09&career_job_req_id=101141&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=WBh4HrW8fOMvgzJe%2b6e6TxKcY3Q%3d or https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  Business reporter (Job #43) who can regularly break exclusive stories by plumbing records and outhustling the competition, can balance the daily drumbeat of business coverage, can explore issues facing small and large businesses and the public policy that impacts them, is as interested in mid-level managers as CEOs and workers on the assembly line, can produce watchdog journalism that hold leaders accountable, can handle a camera in a pinch, can reach out and connect on social media, can provide thoughtful analysis, makes use of content coaches and audience analytics to shape the storytelling and can write in varied tones; apply online at https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=Gannett&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&site=VjItWlY2RW0xaGFrU2x2TGJBbzJlb0dmQT09&career_job_req_id=99863&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=%2fhyfh543Piagee%2b6Ogk9dc%2fifrU%3d or https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.   Photographer (Job #50) who has a polished portfolio of project work and arresting images augmented by a solid collection of video and a track record of using social media; apply online at https://850.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett.  (2/28)

— The Florence (SC) Morning News seeks a GA reporter (Job #5732-186 and 5733-186) who can write compelling/timely/well-sourced stories that accurately reflect the nature of the community, write project and daily stories, can make daily decisions under pressure, can prioritize well and can budget time in an efficient manner; apply online at https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5732&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2 or https://bhmedia.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=5733&company_id=16186&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993396&level=levelid1&levelid1=2750&startflag=2.  (2/23)

 

 

MAGAZINE:

— In These Times (Chicago) seeks an associate editor who is passionate about progressive politics, good writing, provocative ideas, challenging conventional wisdom and building a society that is devoted to liberty and justice for all; must be an ambitious editor, a careful fact-checker and have a sense of humor. Send three editing samples, three writing samples, a detailed resume educational transcripts and a letter containing the date you can join the staff to jobs@inthesetimes.com.  No calls.  EOE   (2/28)

— Openings at Crain Communications (Chicago): Talented, motivated regional freelance editors in Raleigh-Durham (Job #16-0018), Charlotte (Job  #16-0017), St. Louis (Job #15-301), Nashville (Job #15-0300), and Minneapolis (Job #15-0290) who know the community and  business beat, can work early-morning hours in an environment that is fast paced and continually evolving, can write original copy, can curate material, can adapt to a concise and insightful style, can craft messages on all platforms, value enterprise and new approaches to offering quality stories, can write detailed copy across a variety of beats with efficiency, generate excitement for new approaches to offering quality stories, can create and share new and creative ideas, can set an editorial calendar, can write high-value headlines, can send breaking news alerts and work closely as emergencies happen and can maintain relationships with content partners and local contacts.  Apply online at www.crain.com.  EOE   (2/23)

— StreetWise (Chicago, IL) seeks volunteer (as in unpaid) freelance writers and photographers who can contribute items to the weekly paper on a regular basis on such topics as public education, real estate, sports, business, politics and entertainment in beat fashion, attending live events.  Send 2-4 work samples and resume to Suzanne Hanney, editor, 1201 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60607, fax (312) 554-0770 or e-mail suzannestreetwise@yahoo.com. EOE  (Indef.)

— Plastics News (Detroit, MI) seeks a copy editor/reporter (Job #17-0003) with at least three years layout and copy editing experience witih a large news or trade publication that publishes both print and digital, has graphic design background, knows InDesign/Photoshop/Quark/Facebook/Twitter/Tumblr/Pinterest/Instagram and can communicate effectively with sorurces/reporters/editors.  Apply online at www.crain.com.  (2/23)

— Openings at Crain’s Detroit Business:  Special projects editor (Job #16-0247) with at least five years experience who has a critical and creative mind, can find extraordinary angles in ordinary topics, enthusiastically learns/strives/adapts, is a self-starter, is an independent thinker, can work across platforms, can pull the team together, can conceive of and assign stories aligned with the editorial calendar, can work directly with reporters and editors and can find and effectively use freelancers, Design editor (Job #16-0248) with at least two years experience designing print and/or online content pages who is highly motivated and multi-dimensional, can help design and edit its cornerstone weekly newspaper, is a self-starter and independent thinker, can work across platforms, has an enthusiasm for learning/striving/adapting to constant change, can pull disparate teams together, can self-edit, can layout pages and can execute high-end copy editing.  Apply online at www.crain.com.  (2/23)

— Rubber & Plastics News (Akron, OH) seeks a page designer/art director (Job #16-0232) who can provide the visual direction for print and online content, can create graphics and charts, can process photos for print, has a design aesthetic with a firm grasp of story hierarchy, can provide visualization of stories through detailed infographics/maps/other projects, meets deadlines, knows Illustrator/Photoshop/Adobe software and has background in InDesign or a similar desktop publishing system.  Apply online at www.crain.com.  (2/23)

— Openings at South Carolina Living magazine (Cayce, SC): Writers who can produce 350- to 500-word profiles of World War II veterans to be compiled in booklet/book form; must have the ability to travel the state to conduct in-person interviews, have a digital camera capable of shooting high-res (300 dpi) images to deliver current images of each subject, have the capability to provide an audio recording of each interview for fact-checking purposes and have a demonstrated ability to tell a veteran’s story through anecdotes and interesting and accurate quotes, all delivered in a short format on tight deadlines; pay is $150 per profile; download the guidelines for the project at https://ecscscliving.box.com/s/fvl1a3m6vn1o0lpq72zs, and be prepared to supply one clip that best demonstrates your ability to deliver on the project and a short e-mail outlining your qualifications; profiles will be assigned on tight deadlines as veterans are identified; those who excel with this project will be considered for part-time and freelance work with the magazine.  (Indef.)

 

 

 

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