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Career Paths & Qualifications | Resume & Cover Letter Example
KECI has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as an MMJ
will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as
well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of
platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.
Skills and Requirements:
• Sharp news judgment
• Excellent technical skills
• The ability to work well independently
• Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record
• At least 1 year of reporting experience is required
• Experience with live shots is required
• Experience with Live-U is a plus
While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work. If you do not have a web link,
please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD to KECI.
The Press Enterprise in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time, general-assignment reporter
who wants to tell stories of small-town America.
The successful candidate will also be a key player in our initiatives to improve and expand our online
presence — keeping our website updated with stories from our reporters, along with pictures and videos
from our photographers; connecting with readers via social media; and exploring ways to create
compelling new content for digital subscribers.
Since 1902, we’ve been a family-owned paper covering Columbia and Montour counties, including the
towns of Bloomsburg, Berwick and Danville. We try to fill our pages each day with detailed reporting
and straightforward, no-frills news writing. When you visit our website, www.pressenterpriseonline.com,
you’ll notice our web footprint is minimal. We want to change that.
We’re looking for someone with reporting and writing skills, along with a background in the digital
We offer health insurance and a 401(k) as part of our benefits package. As a bonus, life here can be pretty
great, especially if you enjoy the outdoors: biking, kayaking, camping. And we're only about two hours
from Philly and New York.
Interested? Email a resume and at least three published samples of your writing to
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Social Media Internship
Love social media and engaging content marketing? Want to gain real world experience managing social
media for one or more established brands? Our new digital and creative marketing agency is looking for a
talented and driven individual to join our team. Learn about our agency at http://www.workspace.digital
or watch our video at https://youtu.be/gQS4CSYMXz4.
We are looking to hire multiple social media interns as we manage multiple in house brands.
Scheduling content via Hootsuite
Identifying new brands to engage with
Engage with influencers
Create content to go on social media
Find curated articles to go on social media
Grow audience, followers, etc on all platforms
Social Media Trending Reporter
The Citizen Times/citizen-times.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a trending
reporter: a social-media savvy, experienced journalist to cover news of the moment. This is not a breaking
news position, but one that allows a curious reporter to cover trending news, find data points in the news
and bring context to them for a local and national audience; and share community stories of broad — even
viral — interest. This reporter may chase news across all beats, including politics, business, entertainment
and sports, as well as features that are trending online. The goal of this innovative new position will be to
grow audience by spotting and capitalizing early on trending topics.
Asheville, North Carolina is a vibrant community in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and
is home to some of the nation's best mountain biking, hiking and kayaking. It's also known as a top
restaurant destination and boasts dozens of craft breweries.
Creates storytelling that accurately informs, entertains and engages specific audiences and
platforms through the use of metrics.
Works toward becoming the community’s leading voice in area of expertise.
Connects with the community through storytelling and outreach (social media, on camera,
forums, community leadership, etc.) Provides thoughtful analysis of complex issues.
Collaborates with content team to provide all appropriate elements for stories (i.e. photos, videos
and graphics). Captures basic photos and video as needed.
Promotes personal brand, the brands of colleagues and the institutional brand.
Provides great customer service, helping readers find answers and solutions.
Bachelor's or master’s degree in communications, journalism or related field preferred or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous reporting experience preferred; even better if you've covered social media trends
Proficiency on social media platforms; including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Experience shooting and editing photos and video on an iPhone.
Strong communication skills, news judgement and headline-writing ability.
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Ability to multitask and excel under intense deadline pressure.
Strong writing, spelling and grammar skills; familiarity with AP style.
This role requires a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability
insurance required by state law.
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload
to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the
following, in this order:
1. Your resume – one to two pages.
2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
3. Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced or had a hand in that
best reflects what you can do in your desired role.
It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format.
Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.
Located near Yellowstone National Park, the Powell Tribune in Powell, Wyoming, has an immediate
opening for a dedicated general news reporter to join its staff of award-winning writers. The Tribune is a
family-owned semi-weekly newspaper known for quality journalism. This position also includes the
opportunity for advancement to a news leadership role.
Preferred candidates must have a strong desire to report the news important to readers of a
community newspaper, ranging from city council meetings to multicultural showcases at Northwest
College. Reporters on a community newspaper staff are asked to juggle multiple beats and to assist with
editing copy from staff and other sources. A knowledge of AP style would be helpful and photography
skills are also preferred.
Send resume, clippings and photo portfolio to General Manager Toby Bonner Send resume, clippings and
photo portfolio to General Manager Toby Bonner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you're a passionate, resilient, curious, creative, responsible journalist — and eager to help build a local
news business unlike any other — Patch could be the place for you to make your mark. Ideal candidates
for a Patch job are dogged reporters, sharp storytellers, and savvy practitioners of digital media who bring
an entrepreneurial mindset to their work. We're one of the top 100 most-read websites in the U.S., and
we're looking for a journalist to cover the Annapolis region.
Preferred local editor candidates are:,
passionate about community journalism and breaking news,
enthusiastic, competitive and driven to produce quality work
capable of turning out a clever, smart headline on the fly
thrive in a goal-oriented environment
savvy about social media and SEO
eager to learn
On a daily basis, our staffers:
spot scoops, break stories and report them out in real time
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write headlines; select photos; report original news; aggregate/curate local news of interest
work collaboratively with colleagues and independently when necessary
organize their local home pages and newsletters according to best practices
run Patch-branded social media channels
engage with a loyal readership (a quart