Category Archives: Full-time

Newspaper reporters, Mitchell, S.D.

The Daily Republic newspaper in Mitchell, S.D., is looking for reporters interested in getting experience in community journalism. The Daily Republic is a six-day-a-week paper owned by Forum Communications Co.

The organization offers great opportunities for fresh journalists looking to get on their feet in a newsroom. The newspaper covers a lot of community journalism while still digging into investigative/enterprising pieces, which has helped it win a significant amount of awards each year at the annual state newspaper convention. 

Recent graduates or soon-to-be graduates are invited to contact the newspaper to inquire. The newspaper’s website shows the variety of news it covers: http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/ 

For questions:

Luke Hagen
Managing editor
The Daily Republic
605-996-5516
lhagen@mitchellrepublic.com

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Radio news reporter, Burlington, IA

Pritchard Broadcasting has an immediate opening for an afternoon news radio reporter for its six-station cluster in Burlington, Iowa. This is a full-time position with benefits.

The reporter will gather, compile and write news stories for both broadcast and the web/social media and record news breaks for all six of the company’s stations. The position includes journalistic field work, weekly meetings, severe weather coverage, weekend work and more.

Qualified candidates are self starters who want to learn and grow in the field of radio, and have solid news delivery skills. They can interview high-profile political and social leaders. Experience with Adobe Audition and Audio Vault a plus. Familiarity with issues in the state of Iowa and Illinois is also a plus.

Candidates should have at least two years of news radio or other journalistic experience, but recent college graduates will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

To apply, send a demo, resume and sample of written stories to:

Joe Bates
Operations manager
Pritchard Broadcasting
610 N. 4th St., Suite 300
Burlington, IA 52601

Or email joeb@bigcountry1031.com

No calls, please. Pritchard Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Director of connection strategy, Happy Medium (D.M.)

Happy Medium, a Des Moines full-service marketing agency, is searching for a director of connection strategy with leadership skills and expertise in digital marketing and social media. See https://itsahappymedium.com/careers/director-connection-strategy/ for the job description and how to apply.

Community regional news editor (Hampton, Iowa)

Mid-America Publishing Corporation seeks a full-time Community Regional News Editor for its Hampton, Iowa office. This position would be a great opportunity for an experienced December graduate.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter who is well-versed in writing, photography, and social media. They must also be able to write hard news, delve into features, and investigate issues of all types in and around Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties. Spanish speaking and writing skills are a huge bonus for this position – but are not required. Top-notch verbal and written communication skills are imperative. This position offers competitive pay, benefits, and a launching platform to use your skills to the fullest. You’ll be surrounded by a strong staff, allowing you to focus on what matters — capturing the news. You’ll just need to focus on producing local news content.

To apply, please respond with your cover letter, resume, and at least three sample writing pieces to:

Ryan L. Harvey, President/CEO
Mid-America Publishing Corporation
P.O. Box 29, Hampton, Iowa 50441

or you may email your information to
ryan@midamericapub.com