NEED SPORTS GURU

Wanted: Sports reporter/photographer

The Valencia County News-Bulletin, a state and national award-winning weekly newspaper, is looking for an ambitious sports reporter who can also handle feature and news writing. Unlike some weeklies, the News-Bulletin has three school districts and multiple sports to cover in the fall, winter and spring, and summer baseball and softball. The job requires setting priorities and building contacts with coaches.

Previous experience with sports reporting, newspaper design, layout and photography is a must. Minimum requirements include the ability to write clearly and concisely, create content for the web and a comfort using multimedia platforms is preferred. Reliable transportation and the willingness to work evenings is required in order to cover games throughout the year. A reliable vehicle, insurance and a valid driver’s license are required.

As part of Number Nine Media, the Valencia County News-Bulletin offers a full benefits package.

We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Valencia News-Bulletin Editor Clara Garcia at cgarcia@news-bulletin.com.

Editor Needed

The Mountain View Telegraph, an award-winning weekly newspaper, is looking for an ambitious editor who can handle assignments, news writing, design and layout.

The job requires setting priorities and building relationships with community leaders.

Previous experience with newspaper design, layout and photography is a must. Minimum requirements include the ability to write clearly and concisely, create content for the web and a comfort using multimedia platforms is preferred.

A reliable vehicle, insurance and a valid driver’s license are required.

As part of Number Nine Media, the Mountain View Telegraph offers a full benefits package.

We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Joe Mickelson at jmickelson@numberninemediainc.com.

Sales in Santa Fe

The Santa Fe New Mexican has an upcoming opening for a full-time, expert copy editor to join the staff of Pasatiempo, the weekly arts and culture magazine. The selected candidate must possess: a background in the arts; an eye for detail; the ability to work well as a team member with designers, writers & other editors; grace under pressure; five years editing experience with newspapers or magazines; and a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or writing-intensive discipline. Facility on Mac, Adobe InDesign, and NewsEditPro is preferred.

Duties include: Fact checking; editing copy for style, tone, accuracy, punctuation, and grammar; editing stories for content, structure, and overall interest; creating appropriate headlines & imaginative cutlines, and proofreading pages in pre-press stage, among other duties.

Send cover letter and resume’ to:

Kristina Melcher, Editor/Pasatiempo

202 E. Marcy Street

Santa Fe, NM 87501

kmelcher@sfnewmexican

Advertising Sales

The Eastern New Mexico News is seeking a motivated, self-starter to join our advertising sales team.

In the position, you will sell print advertising, online advertising, social media advertising, sponsorships, and more to local and regional businesses wishing to reach customers in eastern New Mexico and west Texas.

Base salary + monthly commission + benefits, including medical, vision, 401k.

To be considered, email a cover letter and resume to jcruce@thenews.email.

Seeking copy editor/page designer

The Santa Fe New Mexican, in New Mexico's beautiful and vibrant capital city, is seeking a versatile journalist for its copy and design desk. The ideal candidate is a talented self-starter who can create clean, eye-catching pages for a demanding readership.

Job requirements:

• Attention to detail

• Solid news judgment

• Comfortable with deadline pressure

• Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite

• Sound headline-writing skills, and the ability and desire to craft boxes and other elements to help tell the story

• Strong knowledge of grammar, spelling and AP style

• Familiarity with web publishing and SEO

• Bonus: Ability to create illustrations and infographics

• At least one year of newsroom experience preferred

To apply, send your cover letter, résumé and a link to your portfolio or design samples to Deputy Managing Editor Brian Barker at bbarker@sfnewmexican.com.