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JOB BANK LISTINGS

The GPA Job Bank is a service of the Georgia Press Association. There is no charge for ads if the position is being filled for a newspaper or company that is a GPA member. For all others (including affiliates, subsidiaries and sister publications of GPA members), the cost is $20 per ad. Advertisements run in the GPA Classifieds for three months from the “Posted” date. Non-GPA members must make payment before ad is posted. 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 of each month, and the deadline for classifieds submissions is the 5th.

To post an ad in the GPA Job Bank, send your request to jlabon@gapress.org. Send payment to: GPA Classifieds, 140 Locust Street, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002. Your ad will be posted as soon as payment is received. 

RESUME FILE

The Georgia Press Association also maintains a free Résumé File. Job seekers may send their résumés to: Résumé File, GPA, 140 Locust Street, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002. 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 (1)

(8/27/2021)
 
The Brunswick News in Brunswick, Ga., is looking for a professional person to provide marketing solutions to our local, community businesses. We are the area’s top source of news and information.
 
We are committed to having advertising sales consultants that are confident, enthusiastic about cultivating and developing new business, self-motivated and organized.
 
This position requires you to be responsible for understanding business needs, be passionate about solving their marketing challenges, developing sales presentations for decision makers and nurturing their growth utilizing an array of our print and digital products. This position requires developing trust and respect throughout the process resulting in a long-term relationship.
 
Sales experience is desirable and advertising sales experience is a plus. But we are open to talking to all outgoing individuals that have a passion to excel. We can train the right person on our numerous print and online products. This is an exciting position and you would be a vital part of our community. Our team members create a fun atmosphere that promotes teamwork and success.
 
We offer a salary plus commission pay package. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health insurance, vision, and dental; company matching 401 (k) and paid time off. This is an opportunity to work for a fourth generation family owned publishing company entrenched and respected in our community. This 120 year old company publishes an award winning six-day-a-week newspaper, a bi-monthly magazine and a bi-weekly social and living publication among several other specialty products, which all cover the many facets of life on Georgia’s coast. Situated in a beach community, Brunswick and St. Simons Island offer stellar quality of life opportunities.
 
To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to
 
 

 

CIRCULATION (1)

CIRCULATION/BUSINESS MANAGER

(8/2021)

    The Covington News is seeking a rock star to fill an immediate opening for circulation/business manager. Circulation manager duties include, but are not limited to, being resposible for distribution of product to carriers and promoting the newspaper to increase circulation.

     Business manager duties include, but are not limited to, accounts payables/receivable process, generating invoices, receiving and reconciling customer and vendor payments, collection procedures and day-to-day operatiohs, all with a great deal of accuracy and professionalism.

     Experience in the newspaper industry is desired, but not required. Competitive salary will be based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance options; retirement plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. To apply, send your resume to tbeck@covnews.com. We will contact you further to discuss the opportunity further if appropriate. 

     The Covington News is the legal organ for Newton County and is an equal opportunity employer.


 

EDITORIAL (9)

 

(9/15/21)

The Times-Georgian is seeking a general assignment reporter with photography and social media skills. The unique position for the talented individual who can write and handle social media responsibilities while contributing to the continuation of the Times-Georgian’s tradition of award-winning photography while covering all facets of a vibrant and diverse community. Photography will appear in newspaper publications as well as a bi-monthly full-color glossy magazine, which makes heavy use of high-quality photography. Will work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

 Minimum Requirements: College degree. Must have own digital camera equipment. Prior experience with using social media, website and mobile for news gathering and reporting will be a plus. Must have reliable transportation for use on the job along with a clean driving record.

Send Resume and Publisher’s Acknowledgement Form to: Bruce Guthrie, Managing Editor, Times-Georgian, 901 Hays Mill Road, Carrollton, GA 30117.

bguthrie@times-georgian.com

 

(9/10/21)

EDITOR

The Palatka Daily News seeks an outstanding editor. We are a vibrant five-day daily with print and digital readership of more than 20,000, plus a growing social media presence. We print Tuesday-Saturday and freshen our online and social media seven days.

The editor leads a staff of seven, including news, sports reporters, and an experienced news editor. You’ll also handle some copy editing, design, and reporting as needed. The editor must be a team player with superior skills, a good work ethic, and solid integrity. Minimum of four years’ experience in newspapers required.

Palatka is in Putnam County, Florida, home of the majestic St. Johns River, with some of the best outdoors life in the Southeast. The city has 10,000 residents and Putnam County has 73,300. We’re 35 minutes from historic St. Augustine and Atlantic beaches, 55 from University of Florida activities, and one hour to Jacksonville..

The compensation and benefits are good. Send your resume, cover letter, and examples of your work to Michael Leonard, regional publisher, Palatka Daily News at mleonard@palatkadailynews.com.

 

(8/27/2021)

REPORTER

Appen Media Group is looking for a Reporter to cover local news in the north Atlanta area.

Appen produces five award-winning weekly newspapers, including the Dunwoody Crier and Alpharetta-Roswell Herald. It is one of the few remaining independent and family-owned operations in the country. Now Appen is growing its newsroom, investing in deeper reporting and expanded coverage areas. This position will contribute to that goal by covering city and county governments, and collaborating on stories with other members of the team. There will be additional opportunities to cover themes in health, business, sports or the arts.

We are looking for a team player who will make a difference in the community and our workplace. A commitment to communication is critical.

The ideal candidate would be able to spot unique angles and stories that address broader questions of the community. We are looking for someone with a few years of professional reporting experience, but all interested candidates are encouraged to apply. If you’re excited by a fast-paced environment and genuinely care about community journalism, we want to hear from you.

Applicants should email a resume and selected clips (if applicable) to carl@appenmedia.com.

 

(8/11/2021)

REPORTER

Become a part of our team of talented professionals, join us for coffee every morning, and let your creative side flourish. Bring the news of the community to life every day online and in social media plus generate content for our weekly news publication. We need a reporter eager to gain experience and grow. Sharpen your skills in reporting, photography, creative design, and multimedia. We are the venue for you to share your skills and talents with the world, or at least our community. Learn a variety of new fun topics and find many opportunities to volunteer as you immerse yourself in the community. Build relationships and as you gather news and soon you will find everyone in town knows you. Thomson and McDuffie County offer the best of small town living with the recreational opportunities and cool diversions of Augusta less than a half hour away. We were recognized by Editor & Publisher as one of “10 Newspapers That Do It Right” and you could become part of our team. If interested, submit cover letter, resume, and writing samples to dbond@mcduffieprogress.com.

(8/6/21)

Civic Journalism Fellow
Journalism and Media Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
22-134
Macon, GA
Full-time
Staff

The Center for Collaborative Journalism is seeking a journalist for a civic journalism fellowship. The applicant will be responsible for enterprise and investigative reporting with a specific focus on education, health and public safety as well as news literacy outreach. The position will report on local government agencies and create content for CCJ, its media partners and other community organizations. This position also involves relaunching and managing a civic engagement program focused on educating citizens in basic news literacy, journalistic ethics and information gathering.

The Center is a unique community media collaborative combining Mercer’s liberal arts-based journalism and media studies program with the professional expertise of The Telegraph, Georgia’s third-largest daily newspaper, Georgia Public Broadcasting, the third-largest public broadcaster in the country based on population reach, and 13WMAZ, the most-watched television station in central Georgia. The Center also manages Mercer’s low-power, non-commercial TV station WMUB.

Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs to more than 8,600 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges.  The academic cornerstone of the university, the College of Liberal Arts, is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1,800 students.  Recognized with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University is located in historic Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta.

A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related media communications field from an accredited college/university and at least five years of reporting experience in a professional newsroom are required. Experience in multimedia storytelling and working with students is strongly preferred. Candidates should have experience using technology  — including computer-assisted reporting, DSLRS, audio equipment, mobile video, and other multimedia storytelling tools. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud tools is also preferred. Candidates should have strong storytelling skills as well as excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
 
This position is contingent on external funding and the length of employment in this position is dependent on continuation of these funds.
Pay rate – Commensurate with experience
Pay basis – Monthly
FLSA Status – Exempt
Required documents – Resume, Cover Letter, References, Portfolio of Relevant Work (Other)
Applicants should complete a brief online application, and submit the following materials using the online portal: (1) cover letter (2) resume (3) contact information for three references, and (4) portfolio of relevant work (include in Other documents). Applicants should be prepared to answer the following question: Do you have a bachelor’s degree? AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Apply online at the URL below.

https://mujobs.mercer.edu/cw/en-us/job/495678/civic-journalism-fellow

 

(8/3/21)

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

The Rome News-Tribune l is seeking a general assignment reporter. We are looking for a journalist who gets it right and understands the importance of the local newspaper in its community. We want a journalist who chases down policy makers, files on deadline and does so because they recognize the importance of the job we do.

Reporting, writing, photography skills necessary. Experience and knowledge of digital media a plus. A flexible schedule includes some night/weekend/holiday work. The Rome News-Tribune is a family-owned, award-winning newspaper serving Floyd County. The Rome News-Tribune publishes five days per week in print and is online 24-7. Background check is required for employment.

Send resume and writing samples to Executive Editor John Bailey, JBailey@RN-T.com

 

(6/23/21)

ASSISTANT EDITOR

The Daily Citizen-News, a four-day-a-week newspaper in Dalton, Georgia, seeks a versatile, veteran assistant editor. This position includes editing stories submitted by the staff and the community; layout and design of the newspaper and special sections; writing (hard news, features, editorials, etc.); and other duties as assigned by the editor. Candidates for this role should have a keen attention to detail, a drive to get the story first — and get it right — and have the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities. Located in northwest Georgia, metro Dalton encompasses the city of Dalton and the counties of Whitfield and Murray, with a population of more than 130,000. The area offers great public schools, a range of outdoor activities, excellent health care and is home to Dalton State College. We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package. Interested candidates should email their résumé, two writing samples and two design samples to editor Jamie Jones at jamiejones@dailycitizen.news. No phone calls please.

 

(5/26/21)

NEWS EDITOR 

 The McDuffie Progress, a weekly newspaper in Thomson, Ga., has an immediate opening for a strong, dependable journalist with good photography skills to assume the role of news editor. This is not a desk job. You will be actively covering beats, writing news and features, and engaging with all aspects of the community. Candidate needs solid knowledge of AP Style, pagination experience, and familiarity with managing content on website and social media. Position will direct one reporter and coordinate two correspondents that cover assigned events. We’re seeking a motivated individual who likes hard work and is eager to deal with all aspects of community journalism. The McDuffie Progress was named by Editor & Publisher as one of “Ten Newspapers That Do It Right” for 2015 and is part of a longtime family-owned newspaper group that has a reputation of fair and thorough reporting on the community and strong sports and spot news coverage. We also publish various special sections and magazines throughout the year. Send letter of interest, work samples, and a resume to dbond@mcduffieprogress.com

 

(5/27/21)

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

The Tribune & Georgian, Camden County, Georgia’s award-winning weekly community newspaper, is seeking an experienced reporter who can produce accurate and compelling news stories on a variety of subjects. Camden County is a growing coastal community that is home to Cumberland Island National Seashore and Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay.

Reliable transportation and a degree in journalism or related field are required, as well as at least three years of newsroom experience. Photography and page design skills also would be a plus. Send resume and writing samples to publisher/editor Jill Helton, Tribune & Georgian, P.O. Box 6960, St. Marys, Ga., 31558 or e-mail to publisher@tribune-georgian.com<mailto:publisher@tribune-georgian.com>. No phone calls, please.

 
 

 

MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (1) 

(7/21)

PUBLISHER

The Clayton Tribune

Position Description

POSITION TITLE:          Publisher

REPORTS TO:               Regional Publisher

LOCATION:                  Clayton, Georgia

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

*   Produce weekly newspaper that publishes on Thursday
*   Lead newsroom including sports reporter and news reporter
*   Assign stories, edit stories and write institutional editorials
*   Paginate newspaper
*   Manage sales team of two seasoned marketing specialists
*   Direct front office manager and oversee circulation
*   Build annual budget and business plan

REQUIREMENTS

*   Bachelor’s Degree
*   5+ years of newspaper experience
*   Knowledge of AP Style
*   Proficient in Adobe InDesign
*   Strong sense of community

Community Newspapers Inc. is long standing, forward thinking, local information company that believes in letting our publishers do what they do best: lead, manage and grow their people and business.

If you are the person for the job, please email cover letter, resume and professional references to Alan NeSmith at anesmith@cninewspapers.com

 

 


 

PHOTOGRAPHY (0)

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PREPRESS & PRESS (0)

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TECHNOLOGY (2)

(6/23/21)

PAGINATOR/PAGE DESIGNER

The Union-Recorder, Georgia’s oldest continuously running newspaper, is seeking a paginator/page designer. Job tasks include managing layout and design for our newspapers, magazines and other special publications. Must be a multi-tasker. This job requires pagination and special publication design skills. InDesign and working knowledge of AP style are required. Candidates can email nlinder@unionrecorder.com. Please include design clips.

DIGITAL/WEB SPECIALIST 

The 117-year-old Herald-Citizen is accepting resumes for its newly created Digital Specialist position.

Candidates must have a proven track record in growing online audiences, creating new digital offerings and maintaining an active social media presence. Experience with blogging and video is a plus. Responsible for all newspaper web and digital offerings while working as a liaison with newsroom, advertising and publisher on product content and revenue enhancements. Mission is to bolster newspaper’s web, digital and social media presence.

Education requirements include a related communications, multi-media and/or digital media degree from an accredited college or university, or at least five years of related field experience. Compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance and 401(k).

The Herald-Citizen is a daily newspaper publishing Tuesday through Friday and Sunday. It is located in beautiful Cookeville, TN, one of the fasted growing micropolitans in the country and home to Tennessee Tech University. Cookeville is conveniently located off I-40, just a short drive to Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. A regional hub for the Upper Cumberland with big-town conveniences and small-town charm.

 Apply by sending resume, link to digital portfolio, cover letter and wage expectation to Publisher Jack McNeely by mail to P.O. Box 2729, Cookeville, TN 38502, or via email at  jack.mcneely@herald-citizen.com. No walk-ins, please.

The Herald-Citizen is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

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