Journo job openings in the Valley

Univision seeks bilingual news anchor

Univision Arizona is seeking a full-time news anchor to join its seasoned staff for the 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Ideal candidate must be a strong newsroom leader, have effective reporting background and be a clear, concise and accurate Spanish writer and speaker.

In addition, news anchors are responsible for gathering, researching and writing articles which can be posted “online” and/or for use on a web-based medium either on the company’s website, social media or any other Univision subsidiaries. Position requires generating enterprise field reports and active participation in the community on behalf of the station.

Responsibilities include: Anchoring newscasts/special projects as assigned; producing newscasts when needed; reporting in the field; writing for newscasts, including teases, promos, intros, tags and generating graphics; maintaining a high degree of knowledge of current and community events; and developing and maintaining good relationships with news sources.

Broadcast Journalism degree preferred. Minimum 5 years experience as an anchor/reporter on Spanish language television.

Email a resume and links to your most powerful stories to:

North Valley weekly seeks editor/reporter

The Foothills Focus, a weekly newspaper serving the communities of Anthem, Black Canyon City, Carefree, Cave Creek, Desert Hills, New River, North Phoenix, and North Scottsdale, is looking for an editor/reporter.

Needed is a self-starter capable of building sources who has strong time management skills. Responsibilities include reporting, editing and photography skills, writing up briefs and determining placement of stories. Reporter is responsible for utilizing the newspaper’s Facebook page to supplement weekly coverage as well as post breaking news.

Send resumes and three to five writing samples to For information, call 623-465-5808. This is a salaried position. Pay depends on experience.

Job openings in Arizona

General assignment reporter sought in Prescott

Prescott Newspapers, Inc., featuring the award-winning 17K circulation The Daily Courier, in the mountain environment of Prescott, AZ, is looking for a reporter to cover general news and feature assignments. Beats could range from public safety to education, depending on the applicant’s strengths. The right candidate will have a degree in journalism or commensurate experience, knowledge of Associated Press style, and strong verbal and customer relation skills. Excellent benefits.
Send resume and clippings to:
Human Resources
Prescott Newspapers, Inc.
8303 E Highway 69
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
or you may Fax 928-777-8625 or Email to

AP seeks an editor on the West Desk

Editors on the West Desk edit and file the top news in a 13-state region comprised of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska and Hawaii. They are part of a dynamic, 24/7 operation and work with editors from photo, multimedia, video and broadcast to ensure AP owns the coverage in all formats. Editors report to the assistant editor, and they work closely with news editors and reporters in bureaus around the region to make sure AP content is accurate, well-written, packaged creatively and timely. Editors ensure that urgent news is filed promptly, while keeping an eye toward developing the story throughout the news cycle and beyond.

The ideal candidates will have two or more years of professional news experience, including editing.

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Univision seeks video journalist

Univision Television Group – KTVW Univision Arizona is seeking a video journalist. The right person will be responsible for reporting, shooting and editing video news stories and producing content for use in multiple outlets. Candidate will write and post across various platforms including updating web site and mobile products.

Job functions include: Gather information, conduct interviews, shoot video, produce, report and edit assigned stories daily; Post video, pictures and stories to website, Facebook and other social media outlets; Maintain strong familiarity with local, national and International news and issues of the day. Establish and maintain news contacts in the community.

Education: BA degree in communication, journalism, television broadcasting preferred. Experience: 1 year newsroom experience required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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JOB ALERT: Reporter and Social Media Coordinator

The largest woman owned law firm in Arizona seeks a highly motivated, creative, and experienced Reporter and Social Media Coordinator. This person is primarily responsible for developing original written articles plus a consolidation of news stories would be of interest to the Firm’s clients. This person will also be managing and tasked with growing a 5,000 readership twice weekly newsletter publication. Other responsibilities are developing, executing and managing a social media program. Previous reporting experience required. Excellent writing skills, passion for the news, Investigative background preferred, and social media experience required.

The ideal person must be energetic, creative, an excellent writer and internet-savvy. Those with daily use of twitter, blogs, message boards and social networks are preferred. This person should have a solid knowledge of the Real Estate market, Arizona politics, renewable energy, family law and current events relevant to Arizona.

  • Engaging, friendly personality
  • Accountable, analytical, responsive
  • Social Media Master
  • Creative, able to devise engaging programs to increase participation of new and existing users on social media properties
  • Strong strategic sense about social media efforts and a keen interest in business development and growth strategies
  • Must be able to update all social media sources several times daily, 7 days a week
  • Observe, analyze, and track news sources impacting the markets
  • Ability to work individually on a project or in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate results to management clearly and in a fast paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Writer
  • Demonstrated experience and a great affinity for learning new technologies, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, social media monitoring tools, blogger relations, Constant Contact, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing readership numbers for marketing across all aspects of the firms relevant practices
  • Provide real-time coverage and produce multiple daily market updates
  • Identify, recommend, and develop stories on all subjects relevant to Rose Law Group Reporters editorial mandate
  • Implement digital journalistic strategies to enhance reports and engage audience interests
  • Solid news judgment and a strong interest in current events
  • Demonstrated ability to research and produce creative, engaging stories

Experience Required

  • Solid verbal and written communication expertise
  • Creative and analytical skills
  • Prior Real Estate related work experience a plus
  • Bachelors degree in marketing, communication, journalism; or equivalent work experience.
  • A strategic vision of the social media landscape and its role in branding and marketing to infuse social media strategies, trends and best practices
  • Proficient understanding of the following tools/sites including, but not limited to: WordPress, Wildfire, Facebook apps, Facebook advertising, LinkedIn, Foursquare, HootSuite among others

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Target Market Media to hire writer/associate editor

Target Market Media is seeking to fill a full-time local position of WRITER/ASSOCIATE EDITOR for our national network of local editions of Attorney at Law Magazine, Certified Public Accountant Magazine and soon to launch Financial Consultant Magazine.
Target Market Media is a publishing company specializing in business-to-business industry specific professional trade magazines maintaining a specialization in the publishing of monthly and bi-monthly, short run, regionally focused, controlled circulation, professional, business to business, industry trade publications and local association newsletters and magazines. Target Market Media’s focus has always been about niche media and marketing. The company goal has always been to provide very effective solutions for customers that are trying to reach very specific and highly targeted professional clients.

Job Overview
• Interview feature story subjects and write short feature stories in all three magazine title editions throughout the country
• Manage a full schedule of magazine deadlines for feature stories
• Manage all Proofreading and copy editing for the entire content for all magazine titles
• Edit and re-write submissions of professional articles and editorial from attorneys, accountants and financial planners
• Develop a variety of editorial content for all magazine titles
• Selecting and developing editorial topics
• Manage all pre-press responsibilities for magazine editorial content

• Experienced in professional interviews and developing feature stories
• BA/BS in English, journalism or related field
• Minimum 3 years experience with a publishing company
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills
• Well organized and proven ability to manage multiple projects
• Ability to manage 20+ interviews and custom features/profiles per month

Send resume, cover letter, and compensation history to 4647 N. 32nd Street Suite B-280, Phoenix, AZ, 85018.

INI seeks editor for Scottsdale/TPV publications

Independent Newspapers is looking for an editor to oversee its print and digital products in the Town of Paradise Valley and Scottsdale. Responsibilities include reporting and gathering hyper-local news in each of the communities; daily oversight of our digital products; editing and production of our two weekly newspapers and one monthly.
INI is looking for someone who is highly motivated to create products that are second to none in their communities when it comes to providing local news. We want to be the best and we’re only looking for those who want to excel at their chosen profession! Must have strong journalism skills, strive for quality at all times and be very professional in manner and appearance. The company offers competitive pay and benefits.
If interested, e-mail Bret McKeand, publisher, at Check them out at