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Current Job Postings


Portsmouth Daily Times

The Portsmouth Daily Times seeks an energetic, forward-thinking editor to lead both the Daily Times and the weekly Community Common. The Daily Times publishes six days a week, Monday-Saturday. The 32,000 circulation Community Common is published on Sunday. In addition to our print products the newspaper has a robust website and social media presence. See our website at portsmouth-dailytimes.com. Our editor should be an individual who understands how to connect content to our readers by providing depth and context to the news we deliver. Our next editor should be someone who can mentor a staff and develop an open dialogue with readers and community leaders. In addition, our editor is part of the management team of the newspaper and is a part of the face of our newspaper in the communities we serve.

Additionally, s/he will:

  • Have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of local news.
  • Understand the value of social media and use it as much as an engagement tool as a promotional tool.
  • Constantly search for new ways to tell stories and present news, both online and in print.
  • Understand and manage a news budget.
  • Be a constant, contributing reporter.
  • Write 2-3 editorials each week on local or state issues that impact Scioto County.

If you value local journalism, love nothing better than helping journalists grow in their craft, believe newspapers – both online and print – remain the foundation of an informed community, and are looking for a great community in which to live, we want to hear from you. Email us your resume`, five working links to some of your latest and best reporting (editorials, too, if you have them), and a cover letter explaining why you’re the best person for this job. Please send those documents to Bud Hunt, bhunt@civitasmedia.com

Pagination/ Graphic Designer

Civitas Media

Would you like to be a part of a creative pagination design team in Wilmington, Ohio? Civitas Media has an full time opening for a motivated graphic designer responsible for the layout and design of special sections, magazines, niche publications and commercial work. Daily duties will include the design, formatting and layout of multiple print products under tight deadlines. To be successful in this role, you must have strong organizational skills, a keen attention to detail, basic layout and graphic design skills and be energetic & self-motivating. Candidates who have experience using Adobe Suite and are proficient with InDesign will be preferred. If you think you have what it takes, we want to meet you! We invite interested applicants to apply. We offer competitive compensation and a benefit package including health insurance, 401K and paid time off. Email: jwallingford@civitasmedia.com Equal Opportunity Employer


The Herald (Sharon, Pa.)

The Herald seeks an experienced and creative leader with a background in print and online, for our top newsroom position of editor. Applicants must have expertise and vision to grow readership and digital traffic, and the ability to motivate our news team to perform at the highest level of journalistic standards in print and online. Applicants should have a solid background in newspaper management and versatile skills that include writing, editing and story planning. We expect our editor to be passionate about producing local content our readers want, need and value and digital presentation of news, including on social media sites. The editor is responsible for news and editorial content for our seven-day print publication, which has a circulation of 13,500 daily and 14,400 on Sunday. In addition, the editor oversees The Allied News, our biweekly publication in Grove City, Pa, our growing website, mobile content and related social media sites. Sharon is located within 90 minutes of both Pittsburgh, Pa. and Cleveland, Ohio. The area offers a range of recreational activities, excellent health care, a diversified economy and several institutions of higher learning including a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University. Interested candidates should send their resume, work samples of noteworthy journalism accomplishments, salary requirements and a cover letter explaining why they are qualified for the position to Sharon Sorg at ssorg@sharonherald.com.

Designer/Copy Editor

ThisWeek Community News

ThisWeek Community News, an award-winning group of 24 weekly newspapers located in Columbus, OH, is looking for a Designer/Copy Editor. Qualified candidates will be equally skilled at editing stories and designing pages on tight deadlines. Requirements: Knowledge of AP Style and ability to edit stories for grammar, spelling, content and libel; working knowledge of Quark Xpress or InDesign and Photoshop. The schedule is mostly weekday and daytime hours.

Send a cover letter, resume and clips to Managing Editor Lee Cochran at lcochran@thisweeknews.com or at 7801 N. Central Drive, Lewis Center, OH, 43035. Please include your salary requirements/expectations as part of your cover letter.