Journalism jobs at NPR, Financial Times, Prison Journalism Project, AP and more
A look at media layoffs and how to stay sharp networking
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👀 ‘Media layoffs loom large over 2023’: Kerry Flynn and Sara Fischer wrote for Axios early last week about how “a slew of media companies and tech firms have begun to announce sweeping job cuts as the economy continues to face uncertainty.” Cuts were reported at Adweek, Vox Media, NBC News, MSNBC and more.
They also wrote about cuts at The Washington Post (20 jobs in the newsroom) and Dotdash Meredith (274 people).
📧 ‘WSJ Networking Challenge’: Looking for another way to upgrade your networking skills in 2023? Check out this Wall Street Journal newsletter course.
“This five-week networking challenge is designed to take the guesswork and anxiety out of developing contacts into relationships,” Vanessa Fuhrmans writes… “Over five weeks, you will learn how to build a list of powerful allies, gracefully ask for help, revive old connections and turn the goodbye email into your networking friend.”
+ Also from WSJ: “A survival guide for when you’ve been laid off”
💻 ‘Layoff-proof your career’: Career and Leadership Coach Phoebe Gavin is hosting a free workshop on Wednesday, February 8, at 1:30 p.m. ET to review “three pillars of professional resilience so you aren’t trapped in your job or chained to your employer.”
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New York journalism jobs
Financial Times | Multiple openings, including San Francisco Correspondent and US Data Journalist (New York) (Source: Financial Times)
CNN, New York or Washington, D.C. | Audio Producer (Source: @khinman via Twitter)
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY | Educational Program Coordinator (Source: ONA)
Washington, D.C., area journalism jobs
NPR, Washington, D.C., or remote considered | Multiple openings, including Climate & Health Reporter and Climate Editor (1 Year, Grant-Funded) (1 year, grant-funded) (Source: @lesommer via Twitter)
E&E News | Congress Reporter (Source: Politico)
American Chemical Society | Climate and Environment Reporter, Chemical & Engineering News (Source: ONA)
Bloomberg Law, Washington, D.C., or New York | Multiple openings, including Legal News Editor (Deputy Team Lead) and Senior Litigation Reporter (Source: @ChrisOpfer via Twitter)
Rewire News Group, remote with a preference for D.C. or NY metro areas | Director of Social Media (Source: @gim_esther via Twitter)
California journalism jobs
Politico, Sacramento | Editor, California Expansion (Source: Politico)
CalMatters | Audience Engagement Manager (Source: @anaclaraotoni via Twitter)
McClatchy | Central Valley Executive Editor (Source: JournalismJobs.com)
KQED, San Francisco | Digital Editor, Climate (Source: @lesommer via Twitter)
The Sacramento Observer | Multiple openings, including General Assignment Reporters, Finance and Business Reporter and Arts and Culture Reporter (Source: @BerkeleyJJobs via Twitter)
Texas journalism jobs
Axios | Texas Editor, Axios Local (Source: @djtweets via Twitter)
San Marcos Daily Record | Editor (Source: @Nick_Castillo74 via Twitter)
The Victoria Advocate | Assistant Sports Editor (Source: JournalismJobs.com)
Pennsylvania journalism jobs
The Philadelphia Inquirer | Multiple openings, including Newsletter Editor, SEO Editor and General Assignment Reporter- Business Desk (Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer via LinkedIn)
WESA, Pittsburgh | News Director (Source: ONA)
LNP News/Lancasteronline, Lancaster | Statehouse Reporter (Source: JournalismJobs.com)
Remote-friendly journalism jobs
Prison Journalism Project | Managing Editor (Source: @WesleyLowery via Twitter)
ProPublica | Interactive Story Designer (Source: IRE)
The Chronicle, remote from CA, TX, FL, WA, NY, NJ or D.C. | Senior Writer (Source: @katebellows via Twitter)
Blavity | Deputy Editor, Home & Texture (Source: @BGWritesStuff via Twitter)
St. Louis Public Radio | Interim Engagement Producer (Source: @stlpublicradio via Twitter)
Journalism jobs across the U.S.
Associated Press | Multiple openings, including Video Journalist, Illinois and Video Journalist, Minnesota (Source: @AlexSanz via Twitter)
ProPublica | Midwest Reporter (Source: @charlesornstein via Twitter)
NJ Advance Media | Manager, Content Innovation & Digital Growth (Source: ONA)
WCAI, Cape and Islands, Massachusetts | Associate Producer (Source: @evezuckoff via Twitter)
The Gazette, Denver | Broncos Beat Reporter (Source: @byJonMitchell via Twitter)
KFSM, Fayetteville, Arkansas | Digital Content Manager (Source: @Mullin_Around via Twitter)
North Carolina Health News | Health Reporter - Rural Health / Medicaid (Source: JournalismJobs.com)
Wisconsin Public Radio, Madison | Multiple openings, including Midday Host / News Producer and Content Producer (Source: JournalismJobs.com)
Alabama Media Group, Birmingham | Sports Editor (Source: JournalismJobs.com)
KCUR, Kansas City, Missouri | Multiple openings, including Producer, Talk Show and Arts Reporter (Source: publicmediajobs.org)
WHRO, Hampton Roads area, Virginia | Beat Reporter (Climate) (Source: WHRO)
Ideastream Public Media, Cleveland, Ohio | Digital Producer (Source: ONA)
ICT | Multiple openings, including Deputy Managing Editor (remote and/or nearest ICT bureau) and Anchorage Bureau Reporter/Producer (Source: @jourdanbb via Twitter)
Lee Enterprises and ICT | Indigenous Affairs Reporters – Tulsa and Rapid City (Source: @CarmenMForman via Twitter)
States Newsroom, Juneau, Anchorage or another city in Alaska | Reporter, Alaska Beacon (Source: @AlaskaBeacon via Twitter)
States Newsroom | Reporter, Idaho Capital Sun (Source: @ChristinaLords via Twitter)
Rachel Courtland tweeted, “New call for pitches from @techreview, for our upcoming issue on ⭐️accessibility⭐️. We’re looking for *big* swings: narrative features, investigations, essential profiles and sharp essays at the intersection of accessibility+technology. Rates: $1-2/word. Pitch deadline: Feb 3.”
Hannah Orenstein tweeted, “I’m seeking pitches for @bustle: reported features or first-person narratives about eating disorders, endometriosis, bipolar disorder; joyful pieces about trans life; [and] stories about observing Ramadan.” Orenstein added, “Rates begin at $300.”
Dan Gentile tweeted, “Sup freelancers, I’m looking to assign some @SFGate profiles of San Francisco music venues. ~1000 words, $250+.”
Freelance writer Kaitlyn Arford shared dozens of opportunities for journalists, copywriters and more on Friday.
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