Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sports Editor

Sports Editor.

The Le Mars (Iowa) Daily Sentinel is seeking an energetic, experienced sports editor to cover prep sports at seven high schools for the newspaper’s Monday-Friday publication and website.

Photography and social media experience will be a plus. Resumes may be emailed to Editor Joanne Glamm at

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Reporter, Newton, Iowa


The Newton Daily News, a five-day daily newspaper located in Newton, Iowa, is seeking a general assignment reporter to join its award-winning staff. Our newspaper is on the move to a 21st century digital-first mindset, which will provide you with the opportunity to use new technologies and to do a little bit of everything: hard news and features, columns, page design, photography and videography.

In addition to reporting for the daily paper, this position will also be a regular contributor to our niche publications and web-exclusive products.

Ideal candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, but we really want to know what you’re able to do in a modern newsroom. Newspaper experience is a plus, but we’re willing to hire the right candidate out of school.

A firm grasp of AP style and experience with pagination (we use InDesign) and video- and photo-editing software is vital.

Send resume, cover letter and 3-4 of your best clips to: NDN Editor Bob Eschliman at or via mail to 200 First Ave. E. Newton, Iowa, 50208.

Reporter, Creston, Iowa


The Creston News Advertiser has an opening for a reporter. While most hours are during regular business hours, some evening and weekend work is required. This is an opportunity for a reporter to cover local news, write hard news, enterprise and news feature stories with some photography and video.

We are looking for a good writer who is self- motivated, enterprising and persistent, to work with a bright, energetic editorial team. The coverage area includes five counties in southwest Iowa with the office based in Creston.

The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of Mac computers, PhotoShop software and AP and news writing styles. This person must be able to balance priorities, work well under pressure and meet daily deadlines.

Creston News Advertiser is an equal opportunity, drug- free employer. Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Interested candidates may forward their resume and writing samples to: Creston News Advertiser Human Resources Department P.O. Box 126 Creston, IA 50801 e-mail: or call (641) 782-2141 #237.

Journalism Internship in Hong Kong

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a budding multimedia journalist to serve as an online intern in Hong Kong for Summer 2013. Over the course of 10 weeks, the intern will work in a high-pressure, real-time newsroom, alongside other editors and reporters, testing your skills at an impressive variety of tasks. You must be passionate about news and stories and work calmly under tight deadlines.

This is not a technical or programming internship. Qualified candidates need knowledge of online publishing and Web page-management, a demonstrated aptitude for using social media and proficiency in working with videos, photos graphics and be able to edit copy. Skilled Final Cut editors, strong video shooters or those with experience using HTML5 or Flash will have an edge in seeking this highly competitive position.  Fluency in at least one Asian language is a plus. Day-to-day responsibilities will include editing and publishing of stories and graphics, working with photos, video and slideshows, creating polls and helping our social media efforts. Interns can expect the chance to flex their programming, writing or video storytelling muscles during the internship.

Pay is $700 per week. Employment will be contingent upon securing the right to work in Hong Kong. Room and board will be the intern’s own responsibility.

Please send cover letter, CV and supporting links to show your best, most-diverse writing, video, graphics or other superior online work to Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, with the internship to commence sometime in June 2013.