West Virginia Newspaper employment opportunities

Below is a listing of employment opportunities with West Virginia newspapers and multimedia operations.

The WVPA encourages all member news organizations to submit available positions to Don Smith, donsmith@wvpress.org.





POSTED FEB. 26 2018: REPORTER – HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, W.Va., a daily newspaper located in a city of about 50,000, is seeking a motivated reporter to cover breaking news, crime and community events during evening hours Tuesday through Saturday.

The position requires good reporting and writing skills and flexibility to deal with deadline pressures. Opportunities for some feature writing and mid-level enterprise also exist. Some experience preferred, as well as a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Send cover letter, resume, work samples and references to Metro Editor Lauren McGill via email to lMcGill@heralddispatch.com.


POSTED Nov. 27, 2017: The Inter-Mountain, a six-day daily newspaper with offices located in Elkins and Buckhannon, WV, is seeking an outgoing person to manage and grow newspaper sales.
Our Circulation Director has a team of two District Sales Managers and a Clerk in our 8 county region of beautiful North-Central West Virginia. You will be responsible for the acquisition of new home delivery customers through telesales, neighborhood canvassing and independent contractors. Other responsibilities include monitoring existing retail outlets and coming up with new locations for distribution. The highly self-motivated person we are seeking will have flexible working hours. Our scenic region is known for great hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing and many other outdoor activities. Our ideal candidate will have great communication skills, computer knowledge in Excel and Word and sales experience. Must have a valid driver’s license, management experience preferred and a minimum of three years experience working in a newspaper circulation department.
Position includes a base salary, 401K and full benefits package available.
The Inter-Mountain is part of Ogden Newspapers, a growing family-owned company. If you are a career oriented professional interested in leading our circulation department to new heights, please send a cover letter and resume to Steve Herron, Publisher, c/o The Inter-Mountain, 520 Railroad Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241 or email sherron@theintermountain.com. No phone calls please.