Newspaper Job Openings
Advertising Director. The Times-Republican, a seven-day daily newspaper located in central Iowa, is looking for a results-driven advertising director to lead our team of sales professionals.
Applicants should have previous experience in newspaper advertising sales management for print and digital platforms. Good presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills and team motivation ability will be a deciding factor for the successful candidate. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software programs will be helpful.
Our newspaper is part of a family-owned newspaper group with 47 daily newspapers and more than 100 weekly newspapers in 17 states. We offer a competitive salary and fringe benefit package as well as excellent opportunities for advancement within the company. Please send a letter of application, resume and references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 1106
Assistant Editor. Enterprise Media Group, a progressive regional publishing company headquartered in Blair, Neb., is looking for someone with news writing and photography experience, as well as online and social media skills, to help spearhead our online movement and to also handle traditional newspaper duties. Candidates must have previous newspaper experience and have a desire to think outside the box. Duties would include assisting the managing editor for a twice-weekly newspaper and two weekly newspapers, as well as serve as our online editor for several regional publications. If you have the desire to bring new ideas to the table, and are tired of the same old newsroom, we’d love to hear from you! Please email your resume and cover letter to Associate Publisher Chris Rhoades at email@example.com. 1106
Reporter. The Marshalltown Times-Republican has an immediate opening for a news reporter to join its community newspaper staff.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced newsroom and be disciplined with meeting short and long-term deadlines. Strong photography skills, solid knowledge of AP Style and the ability to write clear, concise copy is required.
The reporter will be expected to cover stories on government, education, breaking news and other community news and events. The position requires the reporter to generate their own story ideas, field assignments from editors and turn out stories on a daily basis.
This is a full-time, hourly position, Monday-Friday with some weekend work. It offers health benefits and a 401(k). To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Publisher Abigail Pelzer at apelzer@times republican.com. 1106
Staff Writer. RARE OPENING - The Spencer Daily Reporter, located at the entry to the Iowa Great Lakes, is looking for an energetic staff writer to join our award winning editorial department. The ideal individual will have strong writing and story telling skills, a nose for news, bring considerable people skills, have some photography experience and be willing to be part of fun and dedicated news and feature team. Social media and video skills a plus. Looking to fill immediately. Experience preferred but willing to consider the right candidate with a desire to grow in the job. Benefits include health and dental insurance, paid days off, holiday pay, 401K, flexible spending account. Please send cover letter, resume and any writing or photography samples to Randy Cauthron, Spencer Daily Reporter, PO Box 197, Spencer, IA 51301 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. TBD
Staff Writer. The Daily Iowegian is searching for a full-time news writer to join its award-winning staff.
Our next reporter must be a self-starter with a passion to learn and report important stories to our community. The Daily Iowegian offers great opportunity for reporters to grow in a variety of subjects and mediums.
This reporter will go from reporting feature stories on local people to producing important watchdog packages that either hold governments accountable or further educate readers on trends and happenings in their community. Our newsroom gives the freedom to be able to pursue projects you're interested in that go beyond the day-to-day responsibilities.
The Iowegian has a marked history in creating important, award-winning journalism despite its status as a small southern Iowa newspaper. We are a 21st century newsroom that seeks to break news that matters to our community. Our journalism has won awards on a state and national stage, even competing against the likes of the Boston Globe and ESPN in the past year.
A college-degree is not required. On-the-job experience is preferred but we’ll train the person who is eager to learn and succeed in the field.
Interested candidates should email their resume and writing samples to Daily Iowegian editor Kyle Ocker by email at email@example.com. 1106