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  • Freelance Writers

    Freelance Writers
    The Richmond Free Press has immediate opportunities for freelance writers. Newspaper experience is a requirement. To be considered, please send 5 samples of your writing, along with a cover letter to: editor@richmondfreepress.com or mail to:

    Human Resources
    Richmond Free Press
    P.O. Box 27709
    Richmond, Virginia 23261
    No phone calls please

  • Opinion Editor

    Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a legal newspaper dedicated to providing the latest legal news, is looking for a lawyer/journalist who likes to write and to analyze legal decisions. We need an opinion editor, someone who reviews all the cases we get in a given week and prepares easy-to-read digests of those cases for our newspaper and website. The job also involves recommending cases for stories. We need someone who can spot legal issues and who can get the essence of a decision, then communicate it quickly.

  • Reporter

    The Northern Virginia Daily has an opening for a features/entertainment writer, and two openings for hard news writers - with one focusing on business and agriculture news.

    If you know AP style, have an undergraduate degree - preferably in journalism - and prefer a flexible schedule, little supervision and want the opportunity to write the greatest story you'll ever write, then send your resume, three references and links to examples of stories that you have written to Editor Linda Ash at news@nvdaily.com.

  • Newspaper Sales Manager

    We have an immediate opening for a dynamic individual who can both manage a professional sales team and sell advertising for our newspapers.
    This salaried position with commission and benefits will utilize superior communication skills to develop great relationships with local clients as well as motivate and lead our sales team.
    Prior sales and/or management experience is strongly preferred. A working knowledge of sales, marketing and customer service is required. Candidates must be highly motivated, goal-oriented, persistent, dependable and professional.

  • Illinois Press Association President/CEO

    The Illinois Press Association, one of the largest and most active newspaper associations in the country, seeks a president/CEO to lead the organization and further the cause of an independent and thriving press. The IPA provides association management services to the National Newspaper Association and technology services to more than 15 state press associations.

  • Editorial Page Editor

    Full-time

  • Food Editor

    Maybe you’ve read about Richmond's food scene in Travel & Leisure or you’ve visited Richmond for a weekend and liked what you saw and ate? Now you can toss your laptop into the hat for Richmond magazine’s food editor position and ultimately wind up enjoying what our city has to offer, too — distinct neighborhoods, a thriving arts and music community, easy commutes, and a downtown with Class IV rapids.

  • Freelance Writers

    Are you a talented freelance writer with a long list of story ideas you are eager to see published?
    Richmond magazine is looking for new writers with fresh ideas and strong voices who have a working knowledge of AP Style and are familiar with Richmond magazine’s content and format.
    You’ll need to know the basics of news writing, but you should be comfortable with alternative storytelling methods and first-person writing, too. We’re looking for talented writers with all

  • Deputy Features Editor

    The Richmond Times-Dispatch is seeking an innovative, inspired and creative Deputy Features Editor. Top candidates would be able to juggle reporters and freelancers who cover trend stories, arts & entertainment, restaurant and beer/wine news, food, breaking features news, in-depth profiles and more. We need an experienced editor who has a passion for strong feature writing and can oversee a staff of reporters and at least two print sections per week.

  • Senior Account Executive

    Job Title: Senior Account Executive
    Job Location: Richmond, Virginia
    Employment Type: Full-Time
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