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.

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POSTED FEB. 28, 2017 —  The Herald-Dispatch, a locally owned, award-winning daily newspaper in Huntington, W.Va., is seeking a motivated journalist with sports experience for a full-time position as a sports copy editor.

The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience in news design, a firm grasp of AP style and grammar, and a knowledge of sports. The candidate also should be comfortable with Adobe software such as InDesign and have a degree in journalism or equivalent work experience.

The evening position entails working closely with the sports and news editors to design and lay out the daily sports section as well as any special sports publications throughout the year. Benefits include a competitive salary, paid vacation, health, dental and vision insurance as well as disability plans and a 401(K).

Applicants should email a resume, cover letter and samples to: News Editor Don Willis at dfwillis@heralddispatch.com or Managing Editor Les Smith at lessmith@heralddispatch.com or mail to: The Herald-Dispatch c/o Don Willis, 946 5th Ave., Huntington, WV 25701.

Posted Jan. 14, 2017: NCWV Media, publishers of The Exponent Telegram, The State Journal, NCWV Life Magazine, The Preston News & Journal, The Fairmont News, The Bridgeport News and the Weston News, is expanding its news team. We’re looking for the right person to grow with us:

Copy Editor

We need someone who’s a wordsmith, who can improve copy and also pitch in with design when needed. Experience with inDesign, Photoshop, Blox and social media training preferred. Send resume, qualifications and clips to John G. Miller, Executive Editor, The Exponent Telegram via email: jmiller@theet.com

Multimedia Journalist – News

We’re searching for a journalist who can dig into a hard-news story as well as bring community feature content to life for print and web-based publications. Will consider entry level reporter or veteran journalist who is comfortable with all forms of digital and social media. The key traits are people skills, writing ability, video/camera skills and motivation. Email resume and clips to jmiller@theet.com

Multimedia Journalist – Sports

We need a journalist with a sports background, who can provide more than just game coverage, bringing to life with words and video the games that people in NCWV play. Will consider entry level reporter or veteran journalist who is comfortable with all forms of digital and social media. The key traits are people skills, writing ability, video/camera skills and motivation. Email resume and clips to jmiller@theet.com

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