Weekly newspaper in Enterprise, Ala., seeks staff writer

The Southeast Sun in Enterprise, a weekly newspaper with a circulation of 15,000, is looking for a staff writer.

Applicants must possess good writing, photography and time management skills. Knowledge of the AP Stylebook is a must. Social media and video editing skills a plus.

Competitive salary plus benefits. This is a great place to start your career in community journalism. Please send an application with cover letter, resume and references to publisher@southeastsun.com.

South Alabama weekly seeks reporter / editor

 The South Alabamian, a weekly newspaper in Jackson, Ala. seeks a versatile reporter (or editor if you have more experience).

This weekly newspaper covers a small city of 5,000 plus some county news. Cover all kinds of news, write interesting feature stories and cover some community/high school sports.

Good writing, computer and photography skills needed. Prior newspaper experience preferred but not necessary for the right person.  

Most important is a good people person who knows what news is and can find it without having to have it pointed out, a self-starter, accurate in fact gathering with good writing skills.

Less than an hour to Mobile and about two hours to Alabama beaches and Mississippi coastal casinos. Send resume to Publisher Jim Cox, jimcox@tds.net.

Alabama newspapers seeking Sports Journalist

Tallapoosa Publishers, a media company with five newspapers in Central Alabama on the shores of beautiful Lake Martin, is seeking a sports journalist to lead the charge in transforming our Elmore County sports pages from good to great.

We are seeking a person driven to write compelling stories on deadline on multiple platforms and to produce quality sports sections with balanced and in-depth coverage for our three Elmore County papers. We cover seven high schools, youth sports and a wide range of outdoor and recreational sports. A person who can work independently, with great organizational, innovative ideas and time-management skills, will flourish here.

The ideal candidate would possess a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience, knowledge of AP style and libel law, good photography and video skills and knowledge of Photoshop and the entire Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in handling web and social media posting is also a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer offering our employees a chance to flourish, a team atmosphere that thrives on journalism excellence, competitive pay and great benefits.

Interested candidates should email resumes and writing samples to editor@alexcityoutlook.com.

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JCM382 Internship
at The Tuscaloosa News 

Application Checklist

Below is a checklist of items students must submit in order to apply for a Journalism & Creative Media Department coordinated internship at The Tuscaloosa News. Students must have a 2.5 grade point average overall, have completed JN 311 (JCM303) News Writing and Reporting with a qualifying grade and have completed 45 hours of college work before taking this course. A student should be a major or minor in the Department of Journalism & Creative Media. Continue reading APPLY NOW for Tuscaloosa News 2018 Summer & Fall Internships

Selma Times-Journal seeks reporter

The Selma Times-Journal has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter to help cover historic Selma, Alabama and the region known as the Black Belt of Alabama.

This position will focus on news writing and photography but will also include some sports and feature writing. Reporters, in addition to excelling in writing, will also be asked to take photographs and participate in design of our six-day morning daily newspaper. Photographers with interest in writing are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should possess strong organizational and editing skills and be familiar with newspaper design programs, including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and be fluent in AP style.

The Times Journal is just one of the products produced by Selma Newspapers, Inc. SNI is also focused on developing specialty niche products, such as our community lifestyle magazine, Selma The Magazine, and our digital products.

The newspaper is consistently ranked among the best community daily newspapers in Alabama in the Alabama Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.

Our company offers more than competitive salary and benefit packages, as we are an affiliate of Boone Newspapers, Inc., a community focused multi-media company headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that prides itself on producing quality products and quality people. Those who apply themselves, are productive and are willing to learn and pay their dues will be offered increased opportunities.

Those interested should send a non-returnable resume, with clips of stories and other work examples to Selma Times-Journal editor Justin Averette at justin.averette@selmatimesjournal.com.

 

Mississippi weekly seeks news/sports editor

The Star-Herald, a 4,200 paid circulation weekly in Kosciusko, MS, has an immediate opening for a news and sports editor. We’re seeking a motivated, hard-working individual eager to take on all aspects of community and sports journalism. The Star-Herald, part of a family-owned newspaper group, has a reputation for fair and thorough community news reporting and very strong sports coverage.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with reporting experience in one or both areas, as well as familiarity with photography, page layout/design and the web. Great opportunity for early career journalist seeking a fast-paced challenge.

Compensation $25,000 to $28,000 based upon experience, plus benefits. If interested, submit a letter expressing interest along with a resume, writing samples and references to klfiopix@gmail.com. No phone calls.

 

News/sports reporter needed at Mississippi weekly newspaper

Montgomery Publishing, publishers of The Winona Times and The Conservative newspapers, is now accepting resumes for a news/sports reporter to cover general news in Montgomery and Carroll counties and sports news from the five local high schools.

A candidate should have news writing experience or solid knowledge of news writing style and approach.  The ideal candidate will have some experience in photography, some knowledge of layout and design, a background of covering local government and events, and a strong desire to challenge themselves to grow and learn in this role.

The Winona Times and The Conservative newspapers, serving Montgomery and Carroll counties, have a combined circulation of 4,200 and publish every Thursday.

The company offers a competitive salary (based on experience), 401(k), and health and life insurance.

To submit a resume and clips, email Amanda Sexton Ferguson at publisher@winonatimes.com.

Alabama newspaper seeks staff writer

The Southeast Sun is looking for a staff writer.

Applicants must possess good writing, photography and time management skills. Knowledge of the AP Stylebook is a must. Social media and video editing skills a plus.

Competitive salary plus benefits. Send applications with cover letter, resume and references to publisher@southeastsun.com

Caroline Quattlebaum, Co-publisher
The Southeast Sun/Daleville Sun-Courier
334-393-2969 phone
334-393-2987 fax
publisher@southeastsun.com

 

HealthSouth in Birmingham seeks coordinator for social media, website, etc.

Recruitment Marketing Coordinator position available at HealthSouth home office in Birmingham.

The Recruitment Marketing Coordinator will support recruitment marketing efforts including social media, employee referral program and company website. This position will create and execute a communication strategy for leads within our contact management system including the development of recruitment email templates and newsletters. In addition, this position will serve as the point of contact for candidates on the company website, manage our internal SharePoint site and assist with corporate internship program. This role will also provide ongoing support to the Associate Director of Recruitment Marketing & Operations as well as Recruitment Marketing Consultant.

Education, Training and Years of Experience:
– Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field required
– One year experience in a Human Resources environment preferred.

Contact:

Ryan Kirkland | Human Resources Specialist
Ryan.Kirkland@healthsouth.com

P : 205-970-5886

HealthSouth Corporate Human Resources
3660 Grandview Parkway, Suite 200

Birmingham, AL  35243
www.healthsouth.jobs

UA Student Life Division seeks Graphic Design Intern

OVERVIEW
The Division of Student Life consists of 24 non-academic areas of campus life. Some of these departments include Dean of Students, University Recreation, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Center for Service and Leadership, and Student Health Center and Pharmacy. The External Relations department works with these areas to produce marketing and communication pieces, while utilizing the UA brand standards. External Relations also works together to produce designs for the division as a whole through social media, Capstone magazine, and other events on campus.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Current, full-time junior or senior UA student with major or minor in communications
and/or graphic design
• Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
• Knowledge of social media channels
• Creative thinker
• Excellent communication skills
• Organized, dependable, and detail oriented
• Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Photography experience
• Video experience
• Accessibility knowledge
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in creating promotional material (digital and print)
• Developing social media images
• Proof and edit materials
• Maintain University branding standards

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should email cover letter, resume, and work samples to Christy Moody at
christy.moody@ua.edu. The deadline to apply is Sept. 6, 2017.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This internship is for the fall semester and can be used as an internship opportunity for credit. It will be compensated at $8.00/hour. Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule, however, the student cannot work more than 20 hours per week.

For more information, contact Christy Moody at christy.moody@ua.edu