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News Reporter

El Campo Leader-News
El Campo, TX

The El Campo Leader-News has an immediate opening for a full-time news reporter.

The ideal candidate is ready to cover various beats including governmental boards and activities as well as local civic functions. A writer who can contribute dynamic feature stories in addition to covering straight news is a big plus as is photographic and social media skills.

Our writers cover their subject from start to finish – doing the interview, taking the photos, writing the stories and designing the pages to present coverage to our readers. Knowledge of InDesign software and Photoshop is helpful, but can be taught.

Our next reporter must be a team player and enjoy collaborative efforts as well as be able to work independently. The ability to meet deadlines is a must.

Candidates with previous newspaper experience are preferred, but will consider college graduates with outstanding skills.

The Leader-News is a EOE. Salary depends on experience. Health insurance, vacation and participation in 401K available.

The El Campo Leader-News is an award-winning publication serving residents in Wharton County located on U.S. 59 between Houston and Victoria.

Responsibilities and Duties

A reporter's job varies each day as the subjects change. This post requires covering assigned beats as well as feature stories. Our writers cover their subject from start to finish – doing the interview, taking the photos, writing the stories and designing the pages to present coverage to our readers. Knowledge of InDesign software and Photoshop is helpful, but can be taught.

Qualifications and Skills

Candidates with previous newspaper experience are preferred, but will consider college graduates with outstanding skills. Please attach any clips for review.


The Leader-News is a EOE. Salary depends on experience. Health insurance, vacation and participation in 401K available.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $11.00 - $16.00 per hour

Regional Reporter - The Victoria Advocate

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Regional Reporter
M. Roberts Media - Victoria Advocate
Victoria, TX

The Victoria Advocate is looking for a talented Regional Reporter. The Regional Reporter covers the six counties outside of Victoria County, finding features as well as issue
stories to report on. If you're interested and have the following skills and qualifications, please send your resume over to

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop strong working relationship with city and county officials in the region.
• Develop strong working relationships with non-officials (everyday people) in the region.
• Learn the issues of the region.
• Learn what is important to the communities.
• Learn how and be willing to file open records requests and follow through with information gained.
• In addition to breaking news and hard news, be on the lookout for good features.
• Be willing and able to take photos and produce video as needed.
• Promote stories and the Advocate on social media (Facebook, twitter, Instagram).
• Attend and participate in weekly staff planning meetings.
• To write stories for quarterly magazine.
• To write stories for special sections.
• To be a positive influence in the newsroom and while in the public representing the Advocate.
• To do the best job you possibly can daily.
• To be honest, fair, transparent and respectful
• All other duties that may be assigned

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in journalism-related field of study
• At least 1 year experience, internships are accepted

Essential Qualifications:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong computer skills with PCs.
• Proficiency with Blox CMS

Thank you for your attention and we hope to connect with you!

Managing Editor

Managing Editor
Whitesboro News-Record
Whitesboro, TX

The Whitesboro News-Record is seeking a managing editor to produce quality content for our weekly newspaper and special sections. The right candidate must have solid news judgement and be comfortable covering all types of community events.

The News-Record is a family owned community weekly in North Texas located near lakes Texoma and Ray Roberts.

For more information, send resumes and inquiries to Scott Wood at

Senior Reporter / News Editor - Katy, Texas

Senior Reporter / News Editor
Katy Times
Katy, Texas

The Katy Times, an award-winning suburban weekly newspaper published since 1912 and serving the Greater Katy Area along I-10 west of Houston, is seeking a senior reporter / news editor.

Our market is roughly defined by as the Greater Katy Area, encompassing Katy Independent School District – home to some 80,000 students. Our coverage area includes portions of Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties. This is a large and still-growing suburban area with a high quality of life and providing easy access to all that the Houston metropolitan area has to offer via I-10, Grand Parkway and the Westpark Tollway.

Our publications include a weekly print newspaper and related website as well as a variety of magazine products. Though our print product is published weekly, our readers expect us to be a source of news and information about their community and the stories that impact local residents on a daily basis.

This position will be expected to cover a wide range of news and feature stories ranging from local government, schools and community events to investigative reporting. Candidates should have a strong interest in community reporting and a passion for telling engaging stories.

A formal journalism education and at least two years of experience in a newsroom that produces content on a daily basis is preferred. Must be comfortable conducting in-person and phone interviews, be well-versed in AP style, and have basic photography and photo editing skills. Must also be social media savvy, as this position will be expected to attract a broad audience and drive engagement with our work through creative and consistent use of social media. Video skills are a strong plus.

The person in this role will need to meet deadlines and turn quality stories around quickly. Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance is required.

Our newsroom staff is not responsible for page layout, but candidates should have a keen eye for producing visually appealing stories with a modern balance of copy and visual elements. Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as computer skills including sharing/collaborating via online services (content management systems, Google Apps and/or Microsoft Office 365/OneDrive) is a requirement.

If you meet the above qualifications and are ready for the challenge, please include your resume, cover letter and a link to relevant work samples when applying. This is a full-time role with a starting salary range of $36,000 - $38,000 annually with available medical, dental and vision insurance and a generous paid time off policy.

Remote work statement: This position has moderate flexibility to work from home and many of the job duties can be performed remotely. However, this position requires in-person attendance at various meetings, news and community events within the coverage area. The person in this role is expected to live in or near the coverage area and be available to cover events including breaking news as necessary.

Apply directly at:

Community Newspaper Editor/Reporter

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Beeville Bee-Picayune
Beeville, TX

Coastal Bend Publishing seeking editor/reporter

Do you have a nose for news and passion for telling compelling stories that impact a community? Then Coastal Bend Publishing LLC, a chain of six weekly newspapers in the Coastal Bend and South Texas areas, wants you to be a leading member of its editorial staff.

We’re looking for a hungry, self-starting journalist who wants to be first, and be right, while tackling a range of topics that include breaking news, feel-good features and impactful enterprise pieces. This is an opportunity to learn and grow as a multi-faceted editor on a small staff, which means you’ll have a hand in all aspects of producing a story-generating ideas, reporting, writing, taking photos and posting content to our website and social media.

The position will require plenty of “boots on the ground” time in the community to which you are assigned, but also has some flexibility to work from home.

This isn’t a position for a recent graduate or someone who has no experience managing in media. The right candidate has a record of producing great print and digital products. We’re looking for a leader who can create a wonderful news package each week, and seek out the “why” behind every story.

The right candidate is someone who still loves to write, has the ability to write opinion pieces relevant to the community, and who doesn’t mind getting out and covering a breaking news story.

We need someone who will works well with the departments of our company, understands our business, and will work hard to build our readers and our revenue.

The position is full-time with salary commensurate with experience and we are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.

A degree in journalism or English is preferred, but not required.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, work well under deadline pressure and have the versatility and intellectual curiosity necessary to juggle a variety of tasks. Candidates should be able to write concisely and clearly, develop relationships with sources and have an ability to take initiative.

If all that sounds exciting, we want to hear from you. Please apply with a resume and cover letter. If we contact you for an interview, please be prepared with references and up to five writing samples.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 - $42,000.00 per year