The Arizona Republic has several new openings for reporters, editors and content producers. More information is available below and if you want to contact the respective editor, all emails are firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Scottsdale-based company is looking for a writer/editor with some investigative reporting background. Job requirements include, but are not limited to newspaper articles, newsletters, interviews, HTML formatted documents, and research trending home improvement topics.
Summary of skills sought include excellent written and verbal communication (including but not limited to reporting, interviewing, newspaper writing, fact-checking and web writing); capacity to shift focus quickly from one project to another; capable of managing several projects, tasks and assignments simultaneously; organize yourself and workload to meet or beat every deadline; ease with online posting (templates, not much HTML); and a working mastery of the Microsoft Suite Software including PhotoShop.
Submit resume and investigative sample piece to email@example.com. They will be interviewing to hire immediately!
The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon News is a weekly newspaper with the largest circulation in Pinal County (22,000 per week) and is seeking a writer/reporter to cover local news and events. The individual who formerly held this position is leaving to pursue an opportunity with a larger valley publication.
The opening is part-time to full-time (20-40 hours) with some evening and Saturday work necessary to cover important community meetings, editing and layout. The job does not necessarily require a degree in journalism, but does require the applicant to a have a writing ability, be a self-starter with organizational skills, have an outgoing personality, intelligence and be a quick learner.
Great working environment with a friendly, supportive and cooperative staff. Prefer an area resident who knows the community. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please respond via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and cover letter. Feel free to include any published clips. Currently scheduling interviews for employment in early September.
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 email@example.com.
Please note this position is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Metro Source does not accommodate relocation expenses.
Gannett gave pink slips to approximately 700 employees yesterday, including an approximately 30-40 employees in its Phoenix newsrooms. In a confidential memo to Gannett’s US Community Publishing employees, President Bob Dickey cited lackluster ad sales as a reason for the layoffs.
According to the Phoenix New Times, Gannett plans to shut its Phoenix Offset plant in Chandler and shutter “Yes” Magazine.
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 http://www.hopi-nsn.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=dh%2baMJckpKg%3d&tabid=183.
Application instructions can be found on the Hopi Tribe’s Human Resources page.
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 KJZZ.org and will work with editors to help manage fronterasdesk.org, 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 http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current. Click “Current Openings” and then look for “Digital Media Editor.”
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 http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?job_did=J3I18369Q7Y2X9F788X.
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.
- 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
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