Job Openings

Current openings

Nov. 22, 2021

KGUN-TV Tucson (ABC)

The local ABC affiliate, owned by EW Scripps, has openings for a Real-Time Editor and a Real-Time Associate Producer. 

Real-Time Editor:

  1. You'll be trained to run the assignment desk
    • This is a position that manages crews, coverage, and daily planning
    • Trained in dealing with public information officers, courts, leaders
    • Gears and cars
    • Assigning crews to get video of must-cover events
  1. Digital
    1. The future is digital, and we begin our professional digital footprint
    2. Trained to post stories, when to post, how to post, why to post
    3. Best headlines
    4. Solid writing

This is a great position to break into news and learn how newsrooms work.  We provide all training.  The training and mentorship provided here are valuable, we do training, we invest in the future journalists of America.

Real-Time/Associate Producer

Same as 1 & 2 above with training in broadcast writing.  This position could eventually lead to producer training.

Send a cover letter, resume and examples of your work to Martha Serda, assistant news director, at Her work phone is (520) 290-7715.

Sept. 14, 2021

Clevver News

The Hearst YouTube channel, based in Santa Monica, California, is hiring an entry-level news writer to join its Clevver video team. If you're a recent grad ready to start your career covering celebrity and entertainment news in L.A., this entry-level job is for you. Get your application in this week. Apply here.

Sept. 13, 2021

Nogales International

The Nogales International, a twice-weekly newspaper based in the bustling U.S-Mexico border city of Nogales, Ariz., has an opening for a general assignment reporter. The reporter will cover a bit of everything, from local government, schools and cops/courts, to business, community events and youth sports. 

Since 2014, four different reporters from the Nogales International have been named Community Journalist of the Year by the Arizona Press Club, and another two have been runner-up and second runner-up. Reporters who have started their careers here during the past decade are now working at the Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Republic, Los Angeles Times, Salt Lake Tribune, South Dakota Public Broadcasting and the KJZZ (Phoenix NPR affiliate) bureau in Hermosillo, Mexico.

To apply, submit a resume, three clips and a letter explaining why you want to work at the Nogales International to Jonathan Clark, managing editor, at No phone calls. Southern Arizona applicants please note that the reporter will be required to live in the Nogales area.

Aug. 30, 2021

Oprah Daily

Are you a total book nerd? Apply now for this role as an associate editor in the books department at Oprah Daily to read, read, and read more manuscripts to help discover hidden gems and the next bestsellers. You'll also write reviews, posts about books, and compile reading lists for and print magazine O QuarterlyThe Talent Fairy is leading this search. Full job listing here. Send your cover letter and resume to Chandra Turner at

Aug. 24, 2021


Ernesto Romero, a UA J-school graduate, is news director for TV stations in Yuma, Arizona. He has a job opening for a weekend anchor/MMJ and also a weekday MMJ. Interested applicants should reach out to him via email at or by phone at (928) 217-5520.

KATC-TV – Lafayette, Louisiana

News director: KATC, the E.W. Scripps ABC/CW affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana is searching for an experienced News Director to keep our station moving forward to new heights of success. This is a newsroom that needs a proven leader who can exceed and grow our high levels of investigative and enterprise journalism. Apply

News Producer: Are you a dynamic News Producer who wants to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger and the world around us better?  If so, come join us at KATC-TV, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, where Scripps is continuing to create the future of our industry with a focus on local community. Apply

Producer, Creative Services: The Producer, Creative Services is responsible for writing and producing on-air promotions, proof of performance, and station sponsorship spots. Apply

Director II: Are you a broadcast Director who has experience working in all areas of television production and is responsible for technical directing fast paced, complex newscasts and other local programming as well as assisting in completion of pre-production for newscasts? KATC, the E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate station in Lafayette, Louisiana is looking for a Director II to support our station operations for a defined period; working in assigned areas of news broadcast production and technical directing. Apply

Studio Tech II (Part-Time): KATC, the E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate station in Lafayette, Louisiana is looking for a Studio Tech II to support our station operations; working in assigned areas of news broadcast production. A Studio Technician II is responsible for ensuring smooth operation of technical equipment and services during programs and performs all duties associated with operating the teleprompter, cameras, studio graphics and audio mixer for broadcast. Apply

Upcoming – Multimedia Journalist: We are anticipating uploading a posting this week for two (2) multimedia journalist positions here at KATC. If you, or someone you know of would be interested, please keep reviewing the EW Scripps Careers page for the position posting.

Aug. 11, 2021

Southern California News Group (SCNG)

  • Casinos Reporter: Primary responsibilities include covering tribal casinos in Southern California, which have grown into major destinations with big-name entertainment, resort complexes and lots of restaurants. The beat comes with a popular newsletter, Casino Insider, with a loyal band of engaged readers. This role is also part of the SCNG Entertainment Squad, which covers everything from big events like Coachella to Comic-Con to theme parks to local musicians, authors and plants.
  • Torrance Reporter: Looking for a reporter who can cover Torrance, arguably the "capital of the South Bay." It's a great news town with its own police department that spent months as the focal point for Black Lives Matters protests and other scrutiny. It's straddling the line between an old-fashioned single-family-home place with above-average home values and a place facing pressures to add greater housing density. We're also looking for someone who can play a role in growing our ability to produce deep enterprise on the LA County team. An accomplished digger and polished writer would be most welcome.
  • San Bernardino County Reporter: San Bernardino County, with more than 2 million residents, is the largest in the contiguous United States with a diverse population and terrain. Coverage emphasis will include San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, political races, health department data and developments tied to the coronavirus pandemic and environmental impacts in the vast desert regions. This position is part of SCNG's Inland Empire news team.

In addition to the above, SCGN will soon be posting two more positions, including a new editor/team leader position dedicated to demographics and racial justice and another local reporter position. 

Contact Executive Editor Frank Pine for more information at

Aug. 3, 2021

#ThisIsTucson/Arizona Daily Star

Gloria Knott ('18), new editor of #ThisIsTucson at the Arizona Daily Star, is looking for a features reporter to cover Tucson life, parenting and schools for the digital publication. The ideal candidate has strong storytelling and digital skills and can take photographs and short videos to accompany stories. He or she must understand news value, be able to find and develop stories, and know how to cultivate and grow an audience using multi-platform content. Candidates must have published news reporting and writing experience. Fill out the #ThisIsTucson application. Knott's email is

July 26, 2021

Tucson Weekly/Tucson Local Media

Tucson Local Media is looking to hire a full-time reporter in the coming weeks. If you are interested, please send your resume to Jim Nintzel at He’ll be in touch with more information. 

East County Observer, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Managing Editor Jay Heater, a UA J-school grad, is looking for a news reporter. Recent grads with clips and a resume are encouraged to apply. The pay starts in the mid-$30,000s, but second-year employees make about $40K and get three weeks' vacation with good benefits. Apply at

July 22, 2021

Arizona Lotus Corp. is accepting applications for an immediate opening as a Full-Time Sales Assistant for our stations 94.9 MIXfm, 96.1 KLPX, Rock 102.1 KFMA, ESPN Tucson, La Caliente and La Buena. As a Sales Assistant you will work directly with the Sales Department with order entry, creating proposals, promotional packages, and marketing presentations. You will assist with Station Event Coordination. Experience with broadcast media sales is desirable but not required (Bi-lingual preferred). Interviews will begin immediately. These are exciting positions with a future. APPLY ONLINE TODAY on any of our websites:,,,,, or 

July 20, 2021

Herald/Review in Sierra Vista

The Herald/Review Media in Sierra Vista, Arizona is looking for a full-time multimedia journalist to join our award-winning team to help us deliver quality community news to an expanding audience. The ideal candidate will be naturally curious, able to write strong copy on a tight deadline and just as comfortable covering a city council meeting as a high school football game. As a community newspaper and digital media company, our team members must be able to learn quickly and be ready to tackle any topic, from breaking news to human interest features to in-depth enterprise projects. The more skills in your journalist quiver besides strong writing -- including photography, video, social media, audio -- the more opportunities you will have with us. We recently launched a podcast, we are introducing new video components and recently created our own hyperlocal social media platform. A degree in journalism or a related field is preferred; recent college grads with student media or internship experience will be considered. Strong knowledge of AP style, grammar and overall clean, consistent, accurate writing is needed. Nights and weekend work as needed. Along with competitive compensation and a tight-knit working environment, we offer medical, dental, vision, and a 401(k) retirement plan. We are an equal opportunity employer.

The Herald/Review also has standing openings for interns for all semesters, both paid (up to 20 hours a week) and unpaid/school credit positions depending on experience, etc.

To apply for a job or internship, send a resume, cover letter and writing clips to Andrew Paxton at

July 16, 2021

KLKN-TV, Lincoln Nebraska

Channel 8 KLKN-TV is looking for an ASSISTANT NEWS DIRECTOR. This is a second-level management position in the newsroom and is for qualified, serious journalists only. This is not an entry level position or a chance to see what a newsroom is like. This is for the experienced journalist ready to take on a larger role with a growing company. 

If you are interested in this rare opening, send your news philosophy, examples of your work and resume to No phone calls, please. 

July 14, 2021

KLKN-TV, Lincoln, Nebraska

Channel 8 KLKN-TV is looking for the next generation of Content Producers. You’ll be responsible for stories on our broadcast and digital platforms during specific dayparts. Looking for journalists first and foremost and great storytellers as a close second.

College degree in journalism or communications preferred. Please email your resume and reel link to

June 6, 2021

General assignment reporter, Eastern Arizona Courier & The Copper Era

The Eastern Arizona Courier (twice weekly) and The Copper Era (weekly) in Safford, Arizona, serve Graham and Greenlee counties, respectively. Managing editor Kim Smith, a UA J-school grad, is "looking for somebody who has initiative and is willing to tackle print, online, video, photo and social media. "We have a lot to offer to someone who wants to get some experience under their belt and are willing to live a few hours from the big city," Smith said. Click here for more info. Interested? Send a resume, at least five clips and a cover letter laying out what you can bring to the table to Smith at

May 26, 2021 

Tucson Weekly

Hiring for a full-time government and features position—and sports reporting experience would be helpful as well. Send a resume to: Jim Nintzel (

Capital Journal in Pierre, South Dakota

Looking for a reporter to cover education, courts and emergency services. The full-time reporter position pays $16 per hour. The position requires one article with art per day covering breaking news or features. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Contact Jorge Encinas, editor, for more information at or 520-237-6940.