Weekday Multi Media Journalist


Your  Hometown Stations in Lima, OH.  are looking for a Reporter/MMJ, but we are not looking for just anyone. The right attitude can open the doors to your career. This position will require covering city and county government, spot news and any other news of the day. You will have an assigned videographer but must have the capability to shoot video, write stories and edit as occasional one man/woman band will be required. This is a unique opportunity with the 4 major networks under one roof.

This position is full time, 5 day work week, with possible vacation & holiday fill-in, overtime possible. If you know Final Cut, ENPS, JVC-800 series camera, you have a step up.

Job requires posting your stories on our website and Facebook page. Social media knowledge is helpful. Live experience and you go to the head of the class. If you can hit the ground running, you are the person I want.

Send your link, cover letter, and resume to fitz@wlio.com or DVD to address listed below. Must pass BMV background check and pass drug test if offered the job. This is a full-time position which includes health, vision and dental benefits. Please indicate in your cover letter where you saw this job posting. I look forward to hearing from you.

Your Hometown Lima Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Jeff Fitzgerald/ News Director

Your Hometown Lima Stations


1424 Rice Ave.

Lima OH 45805


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Georgia State Games Internships

The Georgia State Games is one of the largest Amateur Olympic-Style Sports Festivals in the country. We rely HEAVILY on top quality interns to operate many of our sporting Events Projects and Programs. It is a tremendous experience and we have interns that come from across North America each year. To date we have had students attend our internship from 37 States, 9 Foreign Countries and 3 Canadian Providences. We can provide housing!


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Copy-editing internships at The Columbus Dispatch

Looking for a summer internship that offers real-world experience at a major daily newspaper? The Columbus Dispatch is accepting applications for its copy desk. Interns do exactly the same work our full-timers do: editing copy and graphics, and writing display text for A1, other section fronts and inside pages. The pace is quick and the standards are high, but the people are friendly and you’ll leave each night feeling like you accomplished something. (more…)

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Media Fellows Scholarship

The odds are in your favor.

Enter this week for the best chance of earning a Media Fellows Scholarship. Historically, the number of applications received during our fall review period is a fraction of the summer submissions. Undergraduate juniors and seniors pursuing a career in communications, media, marketing or politics are eligible to apply.

Over $20,000 in scholarships are to be awarded this fall. Application consists of a 500-word essay and one letter of recommendation from a professor or internship supervisor. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Nov.11. Scholarship distributions will be made in December, prior to the start of the spring 2016 academic period.
Details available on our website. Free to enter.

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Hearst Newspaper Fellowships

The premier two-year newspaper fellowship program in the country is better than ever.

We currently are accepting applications for the next class of Fellows, who will begin in September 2016. (more…)

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Columbus Dispatch Summer Internships

The Columbus Dispatch is looking for summer interns to do general assignments on the city desk, public affairs desk and features desk. The 12-week internship is a full-time job and does pay. Experience from a previous internship with a daily or weekly newspaper, or substantial reporting work with a student publication is preferred. Please email Michelle Everhart with resume, cover letter and five clips by Nov. 9. Phone interviews will be set with potential candidates.


 Michelle Everhart

Assistant Public Affairs Editor

The Columbus Dispatch

(614) 461-5182 (office)

(614) 623-0732 (cell)


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Center for Innovative Food Technology spring internship

The marketing and communications department at the Center for Innovative Food Technology  will hire one interested student for a spring 2016 internship.

CIFT, based in Toledo, Ohio, is a developer and provider of technical innovations and solutions for the food processing, agribusiness and agricultural sectors of the economy in our region, our state and beyond.  These innovations and solutions are developed in order to enhance the economic performance of the food processing and agricultural sectors.

The following areas will be some of the responsibilities of the intern:

  • Write/edit content for printed materials including flyers, newsletters, brochures, advertisements, speaker bios, signage, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining large online database of contacts.
  • Event planning.
  • Organize and maintain news clippings and photo file (scan newspapers, websites to clip/photocopy articles pertaining to CIFT and/or the industry in general); maintain news binders and filing system for easy access to CIFT employees; create monthly media/advertising reports.
  • Research and evaluate potential marketing opportunities for CIFT.
  • Assist in maintaining timely website content.
  • Ensuring media list remains up to date.
  • Create media kits for CIFT events.
  • Assist marketing and communications department in various projects.
  • Perform other duties as directed (greeting guests at main desk, answering phones, handling mailings, organize mail, etc.).

This position does pay an hourly rate. The program is limited to one student during the summer 2014 term.

Interested students should email a résumé to Jim Konecny at jkonecny@ciftinnovation.org.

Applicants should possess effective oral and written communication skills and demonstrated computer literacy.  In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate a working understanding of marketing and communications.


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Toledo Business Journal Spring 2016 Internship

The Toledo Business Journal is seeking an intern for the Spring 2016 semester to assist with producing our monthly newspaper. Tasks involve transcribing telephone interviews into a typewritten document, copyediting press releases, retouching photos using Photoshop, and some data entry. Interns will also research a business news story for one of our special sections, which will be published with their byline.

Candidates should have their own computer and be able to come into our office, located at 5301 Southwyck Blvd., for at least two hours twice a week. This schedule is extremely flexible to accommodate classes and other activities, but it is a good opportunity to gain professional experience.

Interested students should send a resume and writing samples to editor@toledobiz.com, to be followed by an interview.

Add comment Posted in  Internships October 27, 2015

Lansing Paper Hiring Active Lifestyle Reporter

Alumnus Alex Alusheff shared news of an opening at the Lansing [Michigan] State Journal where he works. Alusheff posted on the BG News Alumni Facebook page: “The Lansing State Journal is looking for an active lifestyle reporter. Basically you get to write about canoeing, biking and anything fun going on in the region. Good pay, good benefits and you can work a few desks over from me.”


The Lansing State Journal is looking for a reporter who wants to be a part of and report on Greater Lansing’s active lifestyles community. This reporter will focus on stories about Michiganders on the go, including recreational/individual sports such as running, cycling, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, yoga, etc. The beat also includes health news, initiatives in Greater Lansing and the roles health and fitness play in individual and community well-being. The reporter will be expected to deliver a mix of daily, mid-level and deeper enterprise stories. Social media and basic photo and video skills required.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s in Communications, Journalism or equivalent in experience and education.
  • Experience with news reporting on multiple platforms.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and work samples by email to sangel@j.com.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including 401(k), health, dental, three weeks paid vacation and more.

Add comment Posted in  Jobs October 27, 2015

Twinsburg Weekly Paper Hiring a Reporter

The Twinsburg Bulletin weekly newspaper is seeking a full-time news reporter. The Bulletin’s reporter is responsible for writing everything from feature stories to investigative pieces to covering government meetings. Duties include covering public meetings, feature writing, breaking news, website updates and social media updates. The ideal candidate has strong content skills as well as solid news judgment, and will compose stories for clarity with excellent grammar and spelling. Additionally, the reporter will utilize social media and post fresh content for readers who choose to receive their local information online including Facebook and Twitter users who seek breaking news updates, interesting facts and community statistics.

Requirements for qualified candidates: bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field. Ability to work a flexible schedule, with night, weekend and holiday work required. Ability to work with Mac computers. Ability to meet deadlines. Excellent written and verbal skills with emphasis on spelling, grammar, punctuation and AP style. Capable of effective and independent problem solving with excellent follow-through. Highly organized with attention to detail.

Interested candidates should send resumes and writing samples to Erica Peterson, Executive Editor, P.O. Box 5199, Kent, OH 44240 or via email to epeterson@recordpub.com.


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