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JOB BANK LISTINGS

The GPA Job Bank is a service of Georgia Press Association. There is no charge for ads if the position is being filled for a newspaper or company that is a member of GPA.

For all others (including affiliates, subsidiaries and sister publications of GPA members), the cost is $20 per ad. Advertisements are left in the GPA Classifieds for three months from the “Posted” date. Non-GPA members must make payment before we can post your ad.

In addition, ads will be published one time in the classified section of the GPA Bulletin. The Bulletin is mailed on or about the 17th, and the deadline for classifieds submissions is the 5th.

To post an ad in the GPA Job Bank, send your request to
sireland@gapress.org.

Send payment to: GPA Classifieds, 3066 Mercer University Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, Ga. 30341. Your ad will be posted as soon as we receive payment.

The Georgia Press Association also maintains a free Résumé File. Job seekers may send their résumés to: Résumé File, GPA, 3066 Mercer University Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, Ga. 30341.

All résumés will remain on file for three months. GPA members may call the office at any time to inquire about résumés on file. We will help you look for the kind of candidate you need and send you the résumés.


ADVERTISING/MARKETING (2)

8/27/19

Advertising Sales Representative

James Magazine and InsiderAdvantage.com are Georgians’ go-to sources for political, business and news topics of interest from across the state.

James Magazine has more than 10,000 influential Georgia readers in sectors ranging from government and law to business and the media.

InsiderAdvantage.com is an online subscription service featuring Georgia-only content to thousands daily.

We have an opening for an advertising sales representative who is based in the Atlanta area.

This person would work with the leadership team to implement strategies to increase advertising. The main priority is prospecting for new Georgia advertisers and selling print and online ads to companies throughout the state.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Print and digital media ad sales experience
  • A solid work and professional ethic — a self-starter
  • The drive to research sources for developing prospective customers
  • A comfortable, relationship-based approach to leads and sales generation through a combination of in-person, phone and email correspondence
  • Can proficiently use and regularly update prospect sheets for ongoing sales status and notes on customer needs, interests, competitive activities and potential for future sales
  • Ability to complete and execute sales contracts
  • Ability to attend company meetings (Typically one time per month)
  • Interest in occasionally attending networking events on behalf of the company
  • College degree is preferred. Must have strong computer, communication and organizational skills

Compensation for this position is commission based. Leads are guaranteed. The income potential is unlimited. Commissions and travel expenses are negotiable.

Résumés should be emailed to tkelley@insideradvantage.com.

 

8/27/19

Advertising Representative

The Covington News, a weekly newspaper serving as the legal organ for Newton County, is looking for an advertising representative who is willing to do whatever it takes to take our products to the next level. Located just 30 minutes east of Atlanta, Newton County is known as the “Hollywood of the South” and features some of the world’s largest industries, including Facebook, General Mills and more! There is a lot going on in the community, and we need someone who is not afraid to get in front of those big companies with a pitch while also catering to what the small businesses in our area need.

Strong communication skills are a must. This candidate will be tasked will selling content across multimedia platforms including print, digital, social media and video.

We offer a competitive salary base, commission and a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision and retirement along with paid-time-off.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/journalism/communications or related field
  • Two-plus years of experience working in newspapers, sales or marketing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Background in customer service is a plus
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Attention to detail

WORK SCHEDULE

This is a full-time position with a base schedule of Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To apply, please email cover letter and résumé to jgutknecht@covnews.com with “Advertising Representative” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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EDITORIAL (14)

Reporter

11/22/19

The Georgia Press Educational Foundation is seeking a full-time reporter for Capitol Beat, a new statehouse bureau providing coverage of General Assembly sessions, legislative committee hearings, state agencies, statewide officeholders, the Georgia Supreme Court and legal matters for more than 125 daily and weekly publications across the state of Georgia. Interested applicants with a minimum of three years of experience in print journalism should send a resume and writing sample to Bureau Chief Dave Williams at dwilliams@capitol-beat.org.

Dave Williams

Bureau Chief

Capitol Beat News Service

Police and Courts Reporter

8/30/19

The Gwinnett Daily Post, a 65,000-105,000 circulation (Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) newspaper and daily online product — located just outside of Atlanta — has an immediate opening for a police and courts reporter to join our award-winning staff. This job is for an enterprising reporter who can produce a variety of coverage while covering county and local city police departments.

Gwinnett County is one of the largest counties in the state — and we have no shortage of stories to be told.

Candidates should have a degree in journalism, be organized and be well versed in the digital world. Photography skills and a strong social media presence are a must. We are a digital-first publication in a fast-paced newsroom. Recent graduates with prior internships are encouraged to apply.

The Gwinnett Daily Post, a Southern Community Newspapers Inc. product, is a drug-free workplace and offers competitive benefits.

Applicants should submit cover letter, résumé, no more than five clips and information of salary history to Editor Todd Cline via email: todd.cline@gwinnettdailypost.com. No phone calls please.

 

Reporter

8/27/19

The Cherokee Tribune and Cherokee Ledger-News in Canton, Ga., has an immediate opportunity for an entry-level journalist to launch their career in an exciting, news-rich environment. Cherokee County is the fastest-growing community in the metro-Atlanta market. Our readers are hungry for news about local development, transportation, crime, schools, leisure activities and more. The newspapers are owned by Times-Journal Inc., publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal, Rome News-Tribune and two dozen other newspapers in metro Atlanta and north Georgia. Employee benefits include 401(k), insurance, vacation, holiday and sick pay. Send cover letter, résumé and writing samples to Gary Tanner at gtanner@mdjonline.com.

 

Reporter

8/26/19

The Summerville News is a weekly newspaper in northwest Georgia and is seeking a reporter to cover general assignments, including local government, community features focusing on people and places in Chattooga County, breaking news and in-depth news. A great opportunity for the right person who is energetic and cares about the newspaper and the community they write for and cover. This is a full-time position that includes paid vacation and paid holidays. Photography skills will be important.

Send résumé and cover letter along with samples of work and three references to Gene Espy at
sumnews@aol.com or to The Summerville News, Attn: Gene Espy, P.O. Box 310, Summerville, Ga. 30747.

 

Reporter/Assistant editor

8/15/19

The Walker County Messenger, a weekly newspaper in LaFayette, Ga., is searching for a reporter/assistant editor. We are looking for someone with a journalism background and strong reporting and editing skills who is ready to step into a leadership role in the newsroom and to represent the newspaper in the community. The Walker County Messenger is owned by Times-Journal Inc., publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal, Rome News-Tribune and two dozen weeklies in metro Atlanta and north Georgia.

Employee benefits include 401(k), insurance, vacation, holiday and sick pay. Send cover letter, résumé and writing samples to John Bailey at jbailey@npco.com.

 

Editor

8/14/19

A wonderful opportunity awaits the next editor of this growing weekly newspaper located in the Appalachian foothills. The Chatsworth Times is seeking a newsroom leader who can combine journalistic values with managing an efficient staff to produce a relevant “must-read” newspaper each week. Chatsworth has many new industries and offers very unique landmarks such as Fort Mountain and the Chief Vann House.

News reporting maintains a focus on what’s going on in the growing community, new corporate and business citizenships, community events including the local arts and music scene, as well as an eye on crime, and initiatives in local government. The right candidate for the position of managing editor will appreciate this optimistic journalistic approach.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you’re motivated to make a difference in community journalism by leading such an effort, send a résumé and cover letter to Regional Publisher Alan Davis.
alan.davis@daily-tribune.com

 

Sports Editor

8/14/19

The Covington News, a weekly newspaper serving as the legal organ for Newton County, is looking for a sports editor to take ownership of the coverage of Newton County. Located just 30 minutes east of Atlanta, Newton County has four GHSA high schools and ties to athletes at some of the state’s top-ranked universities. There is a lot going on in the community and we need someone who is willing to tell more than just gamers.

Strong writing, editing and communication skills are a must. This candidate will be tasked will creating content across multimedia platforms, including print, digital, social media and video.

We offer a competitive salary as well as a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision and retirement along with paid time-off.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism/communications
  • Two-plus years of experience working for a daily, weekly or college newspaper
  • Excellent writing, editing and interviewing skills
  • Good photography and video skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and AP Style knowledge
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle to cover assignments
  • Digitally proficient in use of all social media (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)

Work schedule:

  • This position requires night and weekend work.

To apply, please email cover letter, résumé and three published writing samples to jgutknecht@covnews.com with “Staff Writer” in the subject line. No phone calls, please

 

Page Designer

7/29/19

The award-winning Times Journal Inc. in north metro Atlanta seeks a dedicated page designer with an eye for detail and a knack for headline-writing.

The Times Journal Common Copy Desk serves as a hub for all of the company’s print products, paginating dailies, weeklies, monthlies and special sections for publications serving the metro Atlanta area and north Georgia.

Must have a passion for page design and be able to work on a tight deadline. Knowledge of AP style and grammar is preferable while a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is a necessity. Duties include pagination, headline writing, proofreading and uploading stories to the company’s websites.

A college degree in journalism or design and experience at a daily or weekly newspaper is preferable. Graphic design and social media skills are a plus.

This is an evening position with the opportunity for four-day workweeks (four 10-hour days). The designer will also be required to work some weekends and holidays as needed.

If you are creative, driven and love pagination, you might be a good fit on our copy desk. Benefits include company health and dental insurance, vacation and 401(k) savings.

Send your résumé, a cover letter and two samples of your pagination work to Copy Desk Chief Philip Clements at pclements@mdjonline.com.

 

Reporter

7/29/19

The Hartwell Sun, an award winning weekly newspaper in northeast Georgia near the banks of Lake Hartwell, is seeking an energetic, dynamic reporter to cover general assignments including local government, community features focusing on the people and places in Hartwell, breaking news and in-depth news.

This is a full-time position that includes a full benefits package including paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays and medical insurance.

Experienced journalists and recent college graduates will be considered. We are looking for a strong writer who cares about their community and who wants to tell its story. Photography and page layout experience in Adobe InDesign are a definite plus.

Send résumé and cover letter along with samples of work and three references to Michael Hall at mhall@thehartwellsun.com or to The Hartwell Sun, Attn: Michael Hall, 8 Benson St., Hartwell, Ga. 30643.

 

Statehouse Reporter

7/9/19

CNHI has a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced journalist. This is not an entry-level reporting position. We will be hiring a statehouse reporter who will be responsible for covering the Georgia General Assembly and leading statewide enterprise reporting projects. This position produces news reports, photographs and video for CNHI’s Georgia newspapers that include the Valdosta Daily Times, Dalton Daily Citizen-News, Milledgeville Union-Recorder, Moultrie Observer, Tifton Gazette and Thomasville Times-Enterprise. The job is based in Atlanta. Applicants should email résumés to CNHI Deputy National Editor Jim Zachary at jzachary@cnhi.com.

 

Staff Writer

7/7/19

The Cherokee Scout, an award-winning weekly newspaper owned by Community Newspapers Inc., is seeking a staff writer to focus mainly on sports, but who will also be capable of doing a news story as needed. We are located in the beautiful Smoky Mountains, with sports coverage centering on four local high schools and the vast amount of outdoor recreation opportunities. This coming year, we will likely have the all-time North Carolina high school football wins record broken, and we have had a bevy of state championships in various sports in recent years to cover. It’s a great way to get into the business and do real community journalism. If interested, please send a cover letter, résumé and references to Editor Matthew Osborne at editor@cherokeescout.com or call him at 828-837-5122, ext. 24. The Scout will always be an equal-opportunity employer.

 

General Assignment Reporter

6/21/19

Appen Media Group has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter.

This position will write everything from breaking news to features and cover city government, business, and festivals. We publish five award-winning newspapers per week and distribute more papers than any print media company in our market, the most affluent and growing in the Southeast.

Appen Media also has an online presence through multiple websites and social media platforms. Appen Media operates, of note, six Facebook pages, six Twitter pages, four websites, 17 podcasts, and three Instagram accounts — all with unique content and followers.

We are looking for someone to join our team and make a difference in the community and our workplace. If you can handle a fast pace and genuinely care about community journalism, we want to hear from you.

Applicants must have a four-year college degree and experience, even if it’s at the college level. Knowledge of local government is a plus. The ideal candidate will also have the knack to identify interesting topics and information our readers want to read about. Organization and attention to detail are critical.

So what do we offer?

We offer a fun work environment with a talented staff already on board and looking for teammates. We offer a longstanding reputation in the community for publishing important news in the lives of our readers and a connection to our community.

We offer competitive pay and good benefits.

This is a 40-hour-per-week, full-time job, but the hours are irregular with some work in the evenings and on weekends.

If you are interested, send a résumé and cover letter a.s.a.p. to hans@appenmediagroup.com.

 

Reporter

6/5/19

Reporter in Northeast Florida

The Palatka (Fla.) Daily News is seeking a reporter to join its news team. This position will carry a regular beat and be responsible for a variety of general assignment hard and soft news stories. You should submit clean, fact-checked copy that captures the reader in the first two paragraphs. The ideal candidate will also enjoy and do well at in-depth work and series reporting.

The Daily News boasts a talented photographer, but reporters are required to take photos on occasion, so photography skills are a plus. Comfort with posting to social media is required. Applicants also need to have a creative eye for layout and be competent with InDesign.

Palatka is an historic city with Old Florida charm that lies along the banks of the St. Johns River. Palatka is a short drive from the beach, and St. Augustine, Gainesville and Jacksonville are all nearby.

Our compensation and benefits package is fair and competitive. It includes paid vacation after six months, 401K and major medical.

Please send résumé, cover letter, four to six clips showing diverse types of stories and styles of writing, and three references to Wayne Smith, editor, Palatka Daily News at wsmith@palatkadailynews.com.

 

Reporter

6/3/19

General Assignment Reporter: The Moultrie Observer, a three-day-a-week newspaper serving as the legal organ for Colquitt County, Ga., is looking for a general assignment reporter. Located in southwest Georgia, Colquitt County is known for its agricultural production, its nationally ranked high school football team and a world-class diving facility. There is a lot going on in the community and we need a reporter who is willing to tell every kind of story.

This candidate will be tasked with creating content across multimedia platforms, including print, digital, social media and video.

We offer a competitive salary as well as a full benefits package including medical, dental and vision along with paid time off.

Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle. Must pass pre-employment MVR and drug test.

To apply, email cover letter, résumé and three published writing samples to kevin.hall@gaflnews.com.


FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (0)

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GRAPHIC DESIGN (1)

Page Designer

7/29/19

The award-winning Times Journal Inc. in north metro Atlanta seeks a dedicated page designer with an eye for detail and a knack for headline-writing.

The Times Journal Common Copy Desk serves as a hub for all of the company’s print products, paginating dailies, weeklies, monthlies and special sections for publications serving the metro Atlanta area and north Georgia.

Must have a passion for page design and be able to work on a tight deadline. Knowledge of AP style and grammar is preferable while a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is a necessity. Duties include pagination, headline writing, proofreading and uploading stories to the company’s websites.

A college degree in journalism or design and experience at a daily or weekly newspaper is preferable. Graphic design and social media skills are a plus.

This is an evening position with the opportunity for four-day workweeks (four 10-hour days). The designer will also be required to work some weekends and holidays as needed.

If you are creative, driven and love pagination, you might be a good fit on our copy desk. Benefits include company health and dental insurance, vacation and 401(k) savings.

Send your résumé, a cover letter and two samples of your pagination work to Copy Desk Chief Philip Clements at pclements@mdjonline.com.


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (0)

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PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (2)

Press Operator Trainee

6/24/19

The Times-Georgian has an immediate opening for full-time entry-level position assisting with the printing of quality products on a 12-unit DGM 430 web press. If you have a proven work history of dependability, self-initiative and mechanical skills, we’ll teach you the printing craft. Position offers advancement opportunities, competitive compensation and benefit packages, including health insurance, paid vacation, sick time and 401(k). Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work in a team environment.

Send cover letter, salary requirements and résumé to: pressroom@times-georgian.com.

Paxton Media Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Carrollton is located just 45 minutes west of Atlanta and features the perks of city living without all the hustle and bustle, while also offering the comfort of the quiet countryside when you need to get away. It is the location for the University of West Georgia, one of the premier institutions in the state with an enrollment over 13,000, as well as a city and county school system that ranks among the best in the state. Carrollton is home to an attractive arts scene to complement numerous restaurants and nightlife on its downtown square with free concerts and activities for all ages throughout the summer and fall. When it comes to recreation, Carrollton features one of the top parks and recreation departments in the Southeast, and it recently constructed the Carrollton GreenBelt, an 18-mile, shared-use path designed for pedestrians and non-motorized users. The trail connects existing neighborhoods with the city school campus, the University of West Georgia, city parks and several commercial shopping areas. It is the largest paved-loop trail system in the state of Georgia. Carrollton is also home to Tanner Health System, one of Georgia’s largest health and medical systems.

 

Offset Press Operator

6/10/19

The Brunswick News on the Georgia coast is seeking to fill a position for an offset press operator. Must have five-plus years press operator experience. We are a 116-year-old family owned six-days-a-week newspaper. With a growing commercial base, ran on a Goss community two-folder 18-unit press. Experience on a Goss Community or DGM machines is a plus. We offer competitive pay, health and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation and sick time.

Job details: Ensures that production goals are met. Troubleshoots problems to maintain quality standards and to keep press in top running condition — performs maintenance as required, cleans, lubricates, changes blankets and rollers and maintains press to ensure optimum operation. Examines product frequently to ensure that it meets quality specifications. Provide training for new team members. Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures.

Required Skills

  • Five years previous experience in the operation of an offset printing press
  • Must be able to work in a team environment

Send résumés to mturner@thebrunswicknews.com.


TECHNOLOGY (0)

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (3)

9/19/19

Seeking Partner for Athens-based Senior Magazine

Publisher of BoomAthens senior magazine seeks working partner. Three-year-old magazine has had increased sales every year, including 17 percent this year; 90 percent of advertisers renew. Will consider sweat equity and path to full ownership. Opportunities for senior directory, events, and radio show. Athens continues to grow as a retirement destination because of cultural attractions, small-town life but big-city amenities, senior housing, and growing health care resources. Questions? E-mail betsy@boomathens.com.

Newspaper for Sale

8/14/19

A long-established community newspaper in Georgia is now available for new leadership. A weekly publication with designated legal organ status and no print competition, the property is offered with or without real estate. Geographically situated for excellent growth potential, the newspaper represents a great opportunity for husband/wife team or corporate ownership. Annual revenues in excess of $300K with approximately $80K cash flow to owner. Interested parties should respond to: jlabon@gapress.org.

 

Publications for sale

8/15/19

KAMENGROUP.COM

For sale by Kamen & Co. Group Services, LLC

info@kamengroup.com, (516) 379-2797

• Savant Books and Publications and its imprint, Aignos Publishing, seek an energetic visionary to seize the helm and take its company to next level in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii. They have a 10-year reputation for internationally publishing the finest in enduring literacy and educational works, including their newest genre, screenplay novels, and boast 120 outstanding titles in print, e-book, and audiobook formats as well as music CDs and cinematic DVDs. Distribution company included. Outstanding opportunity to acquire a small but growing book publishing company.

• Video Librarian Magazine seeking a new owner. 34 years in business. Can be operated from anywhere in the USA or Canada. VL is a highly respected subscriber-based, advertiser-supported video review magazine for libraries. Only publication that provides comprehensive DVD, Blu-ray and digital reviews for librarians building quality video collections.

• Parent magazine from N.Y. in business 15 years. Solid profit margins, 80,000 monthly distribution and digest-sized color format. Outstanding opportunity. Tons of pick-up ads and massive market penetration.

• Georgia weekly newspaper with decent digital components. Family owned and operated. Wonderful community!

• North Carolina twice-weekly shopper. Family owned and operated. Popular market. Profitable!

• South Carolina publication from York County. Regional title. Handsome title!

• Northern California weekly adjudicated newspaper. Fantastic area. Newspaper more than 100 years in business. Wonderful opportunity to acquire this beautiful title.

• Michigan regional newspaper group. Been in business 66 years. A winner!

• Florida newspaper shoppers. West Coast of state. All mailed. Great visionary needed to push title to next level.

We have other publications available. Please contact us for opportunities across the country. If you own a title in Georgia, don’t you think it’s time to have it financially valued correctly? We would be pleased to assist you confidentially. This is the fifth straight year FORBES wealth and media reporters have turned to our firm for guidance on financially valuing media tycoons. We can help you too!

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