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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 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.


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11/23/22

Career opening

Are you looking for something more than just a job? The Franklin County Citizen Leader has an opening for a career position with an award-winning paper, a company that promotes from within and all in a community atmosphere.

The Citizen Leader, a weekly newspaper, is seeking a journalist for a full-time reporter position.

The ideal candidate will have a college degree, enjoy writing on a wide variety of subjects, have photography skills and hold a genuine curiosity about his or her community. A journalism degree is a plus but not a necessity.

Duties will include covering local events and governmental activities, taking photos of happenings throughout Franklin County and sports coverage. Duties will be tailored to the strengths of the candidate who is hired.

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

The Franklin County Citizen Leader is a past winner of the Georgia Press Association’s General Excellence Award. Its staff members have won numerous awards from the press association and parent company Community Newspapers Inc. (CNI).
CNI is a progressive company with competitive benefits and a history of promoting from within.

Those interested should send a resume, clips and references to Shane Scoggins at sscoggins@franklincountycitizen.com; 706-356-2008 (fax); P.O. Box 580, Lavonia, GA 30553; or by hand to 12150 Augusta Road in Lavonia.
Calls with questions are welcome. Ask for Shane at 706-356-8557.

 

10/28/22

Editor

The Claxton Enterprise is seeking an editor, one with experience in delivering quality community journalism in print and online. Your knowledge of reporting, writing, photography – as well as layout and design – is what our newspaper needs to continue a long tradition of keeping readers informed and entertained.

A successful candidate for this employment opportunity must have the skills and enthusiasm to produce a quality newspaper each week, maintain and improve our online presence, and be a leader in our community. If you are a self-starter with great written and communication skills, and you’re ready to move up – we should talk.

The weekly Claxton Enterprise is in its 110th year of continuous publication. Located minutes from Statesboro, Georgia, and one hour from Savannah, the town of Claxton is known worldwide for its fruitcake industry. The geographical location makes for easy access to beaches, coastal areas, and Eagle football at Georgia Southern University.

Please send your résumé, cover letter and at least three clips to Mickey Peace, The Claxton Enterprise, P.O. Box 218, Claxton, GA 30417. Send email to mpeace@claxtonenterprise.com.

 

10/19/22

Weekly Newspaper Journalist

The Toccoa Record, a leading weekly community newspaper 90 minutes from Atlanta in northeast Georgia near lakes, hiking trails and mountains, is seeking an all-around community journalist who can cover sports, news and features, take compelling photographs, and design and paginate pages. Room to advance for the right person. Salary negotiable. Send résumé and letter of interest to publisher Tom Law at tlaw@thetoccoarecord.com. No phone calls please. Looking to fill opening quickly.

 

10/17/22

Managing Editor

The Opelika Auburn News, a Lee Enterprises company, is seeking a Managing Editor to lead its experienced staff as it provides excellent coverage of the community on digital and print platforms.

This managing editor must be forward-thinking and innovative, with a focus on growing our audience through a variety of storytelling methods.

The managing editor will assign and edit content; oversee reporters and editors, and ensure that all content meets our rigorous standards. A candidate must embrace urgency and a web-first strategy, including breaking news and video. This editor should use data to drive newsroom decisions regarding content and staffing. Overall, our managing editor should focus on news that informs, engages, educates, enlightens and attracts new audiences.

The successful candidate must be a professional journalist with at least five years of daily newspaper experience and a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities.  We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee’s newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net.

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply. For more information, email Paige Mudd at pmudd@timesdispatch.com.

 

10/17/22

Life & Style Editor

The Marietta Daily Journal, a print and digital media outlet in metro Atlanta, is seeking a versatile journalist to be editor of its Life & Style newspaper pages, Cobb Life Magazine and Cobb Business Journal.

Marietta Daily Journal’s Life & Style pages appear on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Cobb Life is a glossy magazine that publishes six times per year and profiles the people, places, entertainment opportunities and events of Cobb County, Georgia.

Cobb Business Journal is a monthly newsprint tabloid that chronicles the dynamic business community in Cobb.

For all publications, the editor will plan, produce and coordinate content for each edition and work with a group of freelance writers and photographers. Writing and some photography is required. The editor also works closely with graphic artists and paginators in designing the products.

While some work can be done remotely, the position requires some office time, and coverage of local events.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Writing and photography.
  • Assigning and editing stories by staff and freelance contributors.
  • Working closely with writers in a mentor capacity.
  • Adhering to deadlines.
  • Planning content for publications months in advance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The position reports to the company’s Vice President of Content, but is expected to be a self-starter who can work independently. Strong time management, organization skills, ability to collaborate with the publishing team are essential.

Send cover letter, résumé, work samples and references to: jkmurphy@mdjonline.com. Use MAGAZINE EDITOR POSITION as subject line.

 

10/4/22

Multi-Beat Reporter

The Oconee Enterprise, recently judged as the No. 1 weekly newspaper in Georgia for its circulation division, has an immediate opening for a multi-beat news reporter.

Areas include features, education, crime, hard news, spot news and investigative reporting.

We’re looking for someone who practices journalism with passion, ambition and curiosity. The ideal candidate can write clear and concise copy on complex subjects and approach government policy with as much interest as a community fundraiser. The position demands accuracy, dependability and high ethical standards. The reporter will also write long-form features in our quarterly magazine.

A college degree in journalism or previous experience at a newspaper is required. Photography skills and working knowledge of graphic design are a plus.

To apply, send a résumé, cover letter and five clips to Editor Michael Prochaska at editor@oconeeenterprise.com.


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FOR SALE 

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

 

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