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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 sireland@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.


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EDITORIAL (2)

1/16/2024

Education Reporter

The Brunswick News in Brunswick, Ga., is looking for an energetic reporter to lead our education beat and assist on other beats. Applicants should have a college degree, preferably in journalism. The position also includes page layout duties and possibly shooting your own photos. Proficiency with Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop and Total BLOX CMS is a plus.

Job duties include covering all aspects of the education beat in Glynn County, which includes two large high schools, several middle and elementary schools, College of Coastal Georgia and Coastal Pines Technical College, and covering board of education meetings. The reporter will also be responsible for writing and laying out our Newspapers in Education section once a month. 

Outside of the education beat, the chosen applicant will also help out on the environmental and health beats, as well as be the lead on our Jekyll Island beat. The chosen candidate will also help lay out the paper daily and help monitor The News’ social media feeds.

The Brunswick News is an award-winning, five-day-a-week, family-owned newspaper on the Georgia coast that covers all of Glynn County. Situated in a beach community, Brunswick and St. Simons Island offer stellar quality of life opportunities.

This is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits package including health insurance and paid vacation time. Interested applicants should send resumes to Managing Editor Buddy Hughes at bhughes@thebrunswicknews.com.

 

11/14/2023

Education Reporter
Level: Experienced
Job Location: Remote
Number of Positions: 2
Position Type: Part-Time

ABOUT Education in Atlanta

Education in Atlanta is an equity-led digital newsroom committed to covering one of Atlanta’s most underreported stories: the effort to improve schools for all children within the metro Atlanta area, especially those who have been disenfranchised to quality education due to race, socioeconomics, or disability.

EIA is a startup newsroom looking to hire its first part-time reporter who’s looking to report the story under the story. Education in Atlanta is setting the stage for education coverage not only in the metro area but also in Georgia. The right candidate for this role is passionate about education and has a deep understanding of how to report on important issues within a state but also with a national background.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Education in Atlanta seeks a reporter who has range and can write short news updates, in-depth enterprise pieces, and long-form analysis pieces from across the region to the state of Georgia. This job is great for someone who likes to dig beyond the headlines, seeking documents and data to evaluate education programs and policies.  We are looking for stories that no one else does in the metro area.

The successful candidate will not be limited to just exploring the board meetings across the region but will delve into the “underlying” stories affecting parents, students, and teachers in the metro area. The right candidate for this role is hungry to change the storytelling about education and wants to work in a startup. They can meet deadlines and find stories that push the mission of EIA forward.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, report, and write stories that uphold journalistic excellence across all publishing platforms.
  • Pitch in-depth and impactful story ideas at news and planning meetings.
  • Present compelling, relevant stories that resonate across the metro area and the state of Georgia.
  • Contribute to the production of Education in Atlanta newsletters, as needed;
  • Develop and write breaking news, features, and interviews.
  • Coordinate and co-produce special projects, including long-form podcasts.
  • Cultivate new contacts with sources and newsmakers.
  • Produce general assignment reporting as needed.
  • Prepare and write stories for publishing on the website.
  • Take still photos and videos for web use as applicable.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Associated Press Style.
  • Be available to work nights and/or weekends as needed to cover the beat and/or per the news cycle if breaking or major news happens. Available to fill in on general assignments per department scheduling needs.
  • Meet short and long-term deadlines as assigned.
  • Use social media to cultivate contacts and promote work.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications or the equivalent experience is required.
Experience:  Five years of journalism
Software/ Technical Skills: This position requires computer literacy, knowledge of writing, broadcasting, editing, voice work, and production, and familiarity with recording equipment.

To Apply: Send your résumé and provide contact information for three references, as well as links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, three to six examples of your journalism to info@educationinatlanta.com. Please include the job title in the subject line and, in the body of the email, how you heard about this opportunity (job post, referral, etc.).


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PREPRESS & PRESS (1)

10/31/2023

Head Pressman
 
A South Georgia regional printing facility with a significant number of commercial newspaper customers and other publications is looking for a Head Pressman. Candidate must have prior experience operating and maintaining Goss Community/DGM 4-high presses. The press consists of two 4-high presses and 5-floor units. DGM 4-high has remote registration and manual ink adjustment. Goss 4-high is manually registered with manual ink adjustment. Press line has a single Jardis splicer for the Goss 4-high and a tandem Jardis splicer for the DGM, with one being used for a floor unit. The Goss Community SSC folder includes a quarter folder which is used weekly on shopper publications. Press is operated with 3 people, Head Pressman 2 and Pressman and Press Helper. The plate room consists of a Kodak Trendsetter News CTP. CTP is operated by a commercial customer service person; however, the Candidate must be able to reproduce plates if needed in the absence of a customer service person. The mailroom has a Kansa 480 5-into-1 inserting machine and a Kirk Rudy ink jet labeling machine. The candidate will oversee the mailroom supervisor and help maintain mailroom equipment. The candidate will be responsible for ordering and maintaining needed inventory levels for paper and ink. Oversee that printing plates have been ordered. The candidate will need to have experience with Excel spreadsheets.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year
Benefits:
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance

Please email résumés to john.wells@thepostsearchlight.com.


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FOR SALE

South Georgia Community Weekly

100-year-old family South Georgia community weekly. 3,000 circulation. Current editor/publisher has been at helm for 27 years. The paper is the city/county legal organ and is a multiple GPA and GSBA Beacon Award winner (nine times). The paper has focused solely on the community for the past century. Owner is retiring. Family health has restricted operations in past few years. Purchase is ideal for young couple looking to build value in a prosperous community. Serious inquiries apply at 229-425-3974.

 

LONG-ESTABLISHED WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR SALE

Georgia weekly newspaper publisher is ready to retire, seeking new owner or owners. This publication, a county- and city-designated legal organ, has a long history of excellence and dedication to community journalism. Its tradition of journalistic excellence is reflected in dozens of press awards over many years.

This would be an excellent opportunity for an individual or couple to own and operate their own newspaper in an area that is experiencing rapid industrial and economic growth. Publication could also fit well with an existing newspaper company.

Real estate also available for purchase or rent.

Possible owner financing for qualified buyer.

Serious inquiries only.

Please respond to: Opportunity2022GA@gmail.com.

 

PUBLICATIONS FOR SALE

PUBLICATIONS FOR SALE BY KAMEN & CO GROUP SERVICES, LLC

info@kamengroup.com / 516 379 2797 / www.kamengroup.com

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Want to sell your newspaper? Interested in having your multi-media entity financially valued correctly?

We can help you! Call us confidentially and we would be delighted to assist you and your family!

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