Metro Source News Seeks Editor/Writer

Metro Source News is seeking an Editor/Writer for its Entertainment Unit in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Metro Source is a national radio news wire service that provides content to various radio formats around the country.  Duties for the advertised position include writing, editing, audio gathering, audio editing, news coverage. Candidates should possess strong broadcast writing skills, and an affinity for news and pop culture. Audio editing experience a plus. Metro Source is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Send resume to

Please note this position is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Metro Source does not accommodate relocation expenses.

JOB ALERT: Hopi Tribe Seeks Editor for Tribal Newspaper

The Hopi Tribe is looking for a managing edito to direct, coordinate and supervise activities associated with the publication of the tribally-owned newspaper. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and four years experience managing a newspaper. Preference given to applicants who can speak/understand the Hopi language to conduct interviews with tribal members who prefer to converise in the Hopi language.

For a full job description, visit

Application instructions can be found on the Hopi Tribe’s Human Resources page.

JOB ALERT: KJZZ Seeks Digital Media Editor

KJZZ Phoenix, home of  Fronteras: the Changing America Desk seeks an experienced Digital Media Editor. This person will be responsible for the editorial oversight of and will work with editors to help manage, the multi media presence for the Changing America Desk. This person will be a journalist and an editor, not a person who is just good Web skills.

Here is the official posting, and the link to apply is at the bottom. To be considered,  be sure to follow the application instructions to the letter. Actually read every line.

Digital Media Editor
Supervises the research, writing, and production of news programming across multi-media platforms, including on-line and broadcast. Ensures the rendering of timely and accurate information across multiple media platforms. Collaborates with reporters, producers and editors to develop and guide the best practices in digital content management. Responsible for working on a full spectrum of digital strategies, projects and activities for the KJZZ news department to include serving as a special assignment reporter.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field
  • Two (2) or more years of editing and reporting experience, including digital media
  • Experience coordinating and scheduling programming
  • Experience with utilizing Internet search engines and fluency in electronic news gathering techniques, including quickly navigating the Internet
  • Experience in an online editing environment, including writing for the Web
  • Experience in a professional broadcast environment
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Experience working in an environment with tight deadlines

To apply, visit Click “Current Openings” and then look for “Digital Media Editor.”

JOB ALERT: Associate Editor for AAA Arizona

AAA Arizona is seeking an Associate Editor to provide administrative and editing support for Highroads magazine and the Creative Services department. They assist in all stages of the editorial cycle: editorial calendar development, topic identification, research, writing, editing and proofing, in-house and outside ad management, production, distribution and framing for online.

Key qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in magazine productions,
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat.
  • Familiarity with Macintosh hardware/software preferred.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communications skills.
  • Knowledge of magazine production procedures.

For more information, see the posting at

Village Voice Digital Media Fellowships

The Village Voice is looking to recruit some top candidates who are strong reporters and writers with pre-existing multimedia experience or the desire to acquire these skills (and an interest in alternative magazine journalism). Digital fellows will be immersed in blogging, photography, video, audio and social media and will produce original reported material for Village Voice online publications.

Fellows will be paid $500 per week. Housing will be provided. The program is open to students who are within one year of graduation, graduate students or post grads. Fellows may ultimately be considered for positions within the Village Voice family of publications.

Continue reading

Journalism Job: KNXV Seeks Planning Editor

KNXV-TV, a Scripps owned ABC affiliate is adding a planning editor its newscast team in Arizona. The planning editor will coordinate coverage at least one day ahead for key stories and scheduled special event coverage utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

Key activities:

  • Plan, research and set-up enterprise stories
  • Create a daily coverage plan list of compelling visual stories.
  • Track and document newsworthy stories
  • Establish strong contacts with news sources in the coverage area
  • Produce stories for special event programming
  • Research, write and produce content for multiple platforms
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed by news management

Continue reading

AP Phoenix Seeks Editorial Assistant

AP is looking for an editorial assistant that wants to grow and develop multimedia and interactive skills.

LSH1008-831 — Editorial Assistant, West Regional Desk

The Associated Press seeks a full-time Editorial Assistant at its regional editing desk in Phoenix. This is a temporary position expected to last up to two years.

The regional desk editorial assistant joins a team that leads general news coverage and provides support to state bureaus in one of the AP’s four domestic regions. An EA is typically a journalist interested in gaining newsroom experience and working toward a position as an AP newsperson. He or she will handle a variety of clerical tasks, both for the state bureaus in the territory and the regional desk. They include: Continue reading

Journalism Job Opportunities in Phoenix

Looking for a journalism job? We’ve heard of a few openings…

Metro Source seeks experienced writers
Westwood One’s Metro Source wire service in Scottsdale is looking for seasoned writers. Applicants must have extensive news writing experience and be able to meet multiple deadlines. These full-time positions are for shift work, so you should not have a problem working overnights/weekends/holidays. Please send your resume to

ABC15 hiring for several positions
KNXV-TV Phoenix (ABC 15) is looking for a full-time news investigator and also a videographer/editor (temporary, through the end of Nov.). For more information, visit:

Arizona Republic Hiring Reporters

The Arizona Republic has posted three job openings: Community News Online Platform Manager, Peoria City Hall reporter and Queen Creek reporter. Learn more about each position below…

Community News Online Platform Manager
We are looking for a dynamic individual to oversee several online community sections. The individual will be directly responsible for planning and maintaining the microsites, with timely and useful content, packaged and presented in a way that best serves our online audience. The person will lead and manage the coverage of breaking news, as well as creation of unique online content. In addition, the individual will manage special projects and refine the workflows and systems needed to keep the microsites current and relevant. The role involves working with a multitude of elements, from stories and photos to videos, graphics, databases and other visual/technical features. It also involves working with producers and other platform and content editors to ensure accurate and complete coverage. The individual must be able to draw together multiple elements and effectively, accurately and quickly post information to the microsites. Strong editing skills are required, as are the abilities to prioritize, communicate, organize and work under the pressure of multiple deadlines and assignments. Interested candidates should contact Abe Kwok by March 5.
Continue reading