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. 

WFSB Channel 3, Newscast producer (part time), Rocky Hill. The Producer creates, coordinates and executes all newscasts. More details here.  (posted May 4, 2021)

NBC Sports, researchers (Stamford): Develop, compile and circulate information about sports and athletes on NBC Sports Group programming schedule. More details here.  (posted May 2021)

Senior writer & editor, Quinnipiac University (Hamden): The Senior Writer and Editor is responsible for delivering high-volume, high-quality content for internal and external departments’ requests. More details here.  (posted April 26, 2021)

Plate room technician, Hearst (Bridgeport): Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the plate room. Check all paperwork for accuracy. Output plates needed for each job in timely manor to meet deadlines and schedules. Proper logging and tracking of information. Responsible for cleanliness of the work area and abiding by all safety regulations to maintain a safe work environment. For more details, contact Jim Gorman: 

Freelance reporter, The Narrative Project (New Haven): As a freelance reporter with The Narrative Project, you will be responsible for writing three stories a week for publication. You will have the flexibility to cultivate your own stories, but will be expected to have focused beats around Connecticut. More details here.

Audience-focused Trending Reporter, Hearst (Norwalk): This reporter will find unique angles to cover the most topical stories of the day in Connecticut. More details here. (posted April 23, 2021)

Education reporter, Hearst (Norwalk): Works collaboratively with editors, other reporters, photographers and audience team members to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers. More details here. (posted April 9, 2021)

Digital/social media producer, Hearst (Norwalk): The Social Media / Web Producer would join a team that oversees, manages and creates content for the eight daily news sites and their social accounts. More details here. (posted May 7, 2021)

Copy editor, Hearst (Norwalk): We’re looking for an enterprising, creative, audience-focused and collaborative copy editor to join our Universal Copy Desk. More details here. (posted April 8, 2021)

Communities Editor, Hearst (Norwalk): Oversees a network of weekly community publications, working closely with the editors to elevate each publication’s digital and print products. More details here. (posted May 14, 2021)

Data reporter, Hearst (Norwalk): The graphics and data reporter will join a new desk that focuses on quick-turn graphics-focused stories, interactive projects and data-driven deep dives. More details here. (posted May 14, 2021) 

1-week Data institute (virtual): A collaboration between The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting ProPublica, and OpenNews, this 1-week intensive virtual workshop will teach you how to use data, design and code for journalism. Deadline to apply is May 24. More details here. 

Data reporter, American Public Media Group (Minnesota, but can work remotely): APM is looking for a data journalist who will take our investigative projects to the next level. More details here. (posted April 5, 2021)

Bilingual Latino communities reporter, Record-Journal (Meriden): This full-time position is part of our Latino Communities Reporting Lab team with the mission of amplifying local Latino voices. More details here. (posted April 21, 2021)

Digital editor, Journal Inquirer (Manchester): The Journal Inquirer of Manchester is looking for an innovative digital journalist to guide our news team on our web site, on social media and beyond. More details here. (posted May 13, 2021)

Investigative reporter, Connecticut Public Broadcasting (Hartford): This reporter working with our investigative editor and data journalist with work as a tight knit team but also work hand in hand with our journalists across all disciplines and departments. More details here. (posted May 12, 2021)

Marketing & communications specialist, EastConn (Hampton): The successful candidate can expect to work in a dynamic, collegial and collaborative environment. More details here. (posted April 30, 2021)

Consumer/real estate reporter, Hearst (Norwalk): This reporter would cover all aspects of local real estate through a consumer lens, strong human interest stories, trends in cost of living, the evolution of the local retail and more. More details here. (posted April 23, 2021) 

Assistant Managing Editor, Connecticut Post (Bridgeport): This editor would help oversee aspects of a number of vibrant, unique communities located in and around Connecticut’s largest city, as well as write stories about those communities. The leader for this position should be adept at helping produce high-impact enterprise while also managing a daily flow of stories to inform and engage a large swath of local readers. More details here. (posted April 19, 2021)

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