Journalism-related job openings in Connecticut & beyond

The following are some job opportunities for journalists in Connecticut and on the East Coast. Please note that some of the positions may have been filled and links may expire. 

The Republican-American, Northwest Connecticut’s top local news source, seeks copy and layout editors. Both full and part-time opportunities open now. The successful candidate has a love of news and appreciation for high standards in its presentation; an interest and ability to move seamlessly between print and digital editions; snappy headline skills; and Quark knowledge. Our full-time slot replaces the retiring lead editor of our vital, zoned local news editions. Nights, at least one weekend day required. Some professional experience on a copy or layout desk preferred; will consider college work or internships. Apply to with COPY EDITOR 18 in the subject line. (posted 1/15/18)

Hearst Connecticut Media Group is looking for an online producer, based in Norwalk. The Hearst Connecticut Digital team oversees, manages and creates online content for a group of five daily and six weekly news sites in southwestern Connecticut. The producer curates and packages content from multiple sources, including the papers’ editorial staffs as well as local and non-local online sites. View more details an apply on Hearst ‘s career site. (posted 1/12/18)

The Republican-American newspaper, based in Waterbury, is looking for a local news reporter. This is multi-platform reporting: audio, video, photo, social media, print. One to three years reporting experience preferred, but up-and-coming cubs who can demonstrate grit and potential are welcome to apply. Email letter, resume and portfolio with RA REPORTER 2018 in the subject line to (posted 1/11/18)

Shore Publishing is seeking a part-time staff writer for its network of local newspapers across the Connecticut shoreline between the Quinnipiac and Connecticut rivers. Shore Publishing is a division of The Day Publishing Company and is based in Madison, Connecticut. The reporter will be responsible for covering civic news and features for our print and online publications for the Essex, Chester, and Deep River area, with potential additional freelance assignments and/or full-time position. View full listing and apply on (posted 1/9/18)

Patch has an immediate opening for a field editor to cover the Ridgefield market. We need someone who knows local news and can scoop the TV stations and local newspapers. A successful candidate is someone with an entrepreneurial bent, great news judgment and knowledge of the local audience, who has a flair with social media, and can work independently. You don’t need a computer science degree, but you certainly need to be comfortable with reading analytics and using a content management system and online tools. View the full listing and details at (posted 12/27/17)

The Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Connecticut, an aggressive suburban daily, seeks a layout and copy editor skilled in QuarkXpress to supervise content and assembly of its Saturday-morning Weekend Edition and assist with the daily afternoon editions on a four-day week schedule of Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday daytimes and Friday evenings, with Saturday, Sunday, and Monday off . Send introductory letter, resume, and work samples by U.S. mail to L. Crawford, First Hartford Corp., 149 Colonial Road, Manchester, CT 06042. (posted 12/21/17)





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