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Current Job Postings

Metro reporter

Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

If you never have been to Akron, here are some things to know:

  • Akron is the hometown of LeBron James (even though he left Cleveland).
  • The Black Keys went to Firestone High School and formed a band.
  • Chrissie Hynde is an Akron native.
  • Goodyear makes its blimps in the Akron area.
  • The RubberDucks are Akron’s minor league baseball team.
  • The Beacon Journal is Akron’s news source.
  • Akron is a great news town.

The Akron Beacon Journal has an opening for a metro reporter. We are looking for someone who can tell provocative stories that connect with audiences in print, online and through social media. The successful candidate needs to be creative enough to tell engaging stories using all of the tools available to journalists.

If you have a passion for journalism and want to work with award-winning professionals, send your resume and story links to: Bruce Winges Editor and Vice President Akron Beacon Journal bwinges@thebeaconjournal.com A minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience is required.

Sports writer

Portsmouth Daily Times

The Daily Times in Portsmouth, Ohio is looking for sports reporters who can bolster coverage in the communities we cover for print, web, and social media. The Portsmouth Daily Times is a daily, publishing Monday through Saturday while The Community Common publishes on Sunday. We are seeking hard workers, multi-taskers, those with a love for local sports reporting, a flair for writing and a commitment to making our publications the best they can be in print and online. These are entry level positions but reporters with experience are encouraged to apply. Sports Reporters are not required to have a personal digital camera but having one is a plus.

What we are looking for: • Accuracy and clarity in writing • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage time • Ability to think outside the box • Available for evening/weekend shifts

To apply, send your resume/cover letter with at least five references who can speak directly to your talent, writing samples that show your local writing chops and photography skills and a letter telling us why you are the person for the job. Send to Kevin Colley at kcolley@aimmediamidwest.com

Sports Editor

Greenville Daily Advocate

We are looking for the right person to be our Sports Editor due to promotion. Must enjoy covering local community sports. Immediate opening. Previous experience a big plus.

Contact kshaner@aimmediamidwest.com.

Sports Editor

Mount Vernon News

The Mount Vernon News, an independently-owned local newspaper, is in search of a full-time sports editor with vision to expand coverage of athletics in Knox County. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to take our sports department into a multi-media platform for more storytelling capabilities and to reach a larger audience. Sports writing, editing and supervisory experience are required. Photography, videography and page layout are a plus. This is a salaried position with oversight of part-time sports writers. Hours are dependent on sports schedule and include nights, weekends and mandatory planning meetings. Please send resume, references, writing and photography samples, in pdf format, to samantha.scoles@mountvernonnews.com.