Journalism Job Resources

NOTE: Besides the resources here, follow these journalism job-related hashtags on Twitter: #journalismjobs, #jjobs, #journojobs, #mediadiversity #PubMediaJobs.

Digital and Newspaper Jobs
Has current listings searchable by state.

Gannett Careers Center

McClatchy Jobs Board

NY Times Job Openings

Washington Post Careers

Wall Street Journal Job Listings
A deep, searchable database.

Dow Jones Jobs Page

News Jobs Network
Newsletter and job listings. Editing and writing jobs for the US, Canada, and the UK.

Detroit Free Press Jobs Page
Joe Grimm’s great site offers super examples and tip sheets on writing cover letters, resumes and more. Helpful to journalists at all levels.

Job Links
A great alphabetical collection of job links. Newspaper, broadcast, advertising, etc.
A news feed of top articles on the job market, including global job market news, job search newsletters and job search blogs. It’s not a journalism job-hunting site, but it has many helpful tips that apply to journalists.

Career Advice by Reader’s Digest’s Jobs Page Global Media Job Openings
A great site for writers, editors and copy editors. Internships, media resources and more.

Broadcast and Radio Jobs

CNN/Turner Jobs

NPR Careers

PBS Current Openings
Site for TV news journalists seeking work. Agency-related site. Jobs Page
Audition tapes, resumes and more.

A TV news journalism jobs site that helps you on your next step in your career.

Bloomberg TV and Print Jobs

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Jobs Page
Run by Stephen Lee, a lawyer and former Chicago Tribune journalist, this site deals with issues behind some of the top shows on TV.
Keep track of keywords mentioned on TV. You can do a free demo try, but it costs for a user log-in.

CNET Jobs Page
A great site for writers, editors and copy editors. Internships, media resources and more.
A talent coach who does a weekly coaching and offers a free jobs page.

Dolan Media Management
A TV consulting firm designed to “address the dramatic demand for managers and producers.”

Magazine Jobs

G+J Publishing
Several women’s, parenting and children’s magazines.

Meredith Corp.

Hearst Magazines


Freelance Jobs

National Writers Union
Contains a Job Hotline to help writers and employers find each other, standard freelance contracts for print and online media; information on repetitive stress injuries and other health and safety issues for writers.


Freelance Writing and Telecommute Jobs
A well-traveled jobs site.

Morning Coffee: Freelancing Writing Jobs Newsletter

Sports Jobs

Your Future in Sportswriting
Created by SF Giants beat writer Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group, this course includes more than 10 hours of written, audio and visual content and features more than 25 podcast interviews of at least 20 minutes with sportswriters who share their tips, tools and techniques for securing jobs. Course costs $99.

Mashable: 15 Resources for Finding a Job in Sports
Includes some media/PR jobs.
Selected by “Sports Illustrated” as the official sports job board for Offering a comprehensive job board with more than 1,000 sports jobs and internships.
Visit the Internet-based employment service dedicated to helping you find employment in the highly competitive sports marketplace.


Other Job Sites
Has current listings searchable by state.

Founded by Adriana Lacy, this site lists dozens of internships and fellowships in journalism, PR and marketing.

SPJ: Emergency Funds for Journalists in the Time of COVID-19

SPJ Jobs Page

ONA Career Center

IRE Jobs

Poynter: Media Jobs Connection Jobs Board

NPPA Jobs Board

Must be a member to use it.

RTDNA Jobs Board

NABJ Career Center

AAJA Career Center
Members only.

NLGJA Career Center

MediaBistro Communication Jobs

Hacks/Hackers Newsletter

Chicago Headline Club Job File
Organized by digital, print, broadcast, etc.

Media-Match: TV and Film Jobs

MEO Jobs of the Day Newsletter

Poynter: Five Platforms to Help You Find Your Next Job
Search for magazine jobs and freelance.

Career One-Stop
Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.
A meta-search job site.

Academic Employment Network
Online job classifieds at all levels.

Career Infonet
State profiles, occupational and employment information.
Career advancement for professional women, with free, anonymous resume posting.

Career Journal
Thousands of job listings.

Career Resource Center
Great tips and search tools.

Part-time and freelance opportunities.

A great job postings site.

43 Weird Things Said in Job Interviews Online Career Center
Searchable listings by geographic location.

Top 100 Electronic Recruiters
Ranking of top job sites.
Hire/post freelance positions.

UK Journalism Job Search
Full-time, freelancers, etc.

SunOasis Jobs Board

The Write Jobs

Writerfind Jobs
Looking for work? These jobs can be done from a home office.

Atlanta Association of Black Journalists Jobs Page

New Jersey Press Association Jobs Bank

Lifehacker: What Sites Future Employers Are Checking When Looking at You

The Media Network
This UK site offers a great selection of writing and editing jobs and gives journalists a place to post their resumes and “jobs wanted.” Job Layoffs Page
News industry gossip and stories on cutbacks.

Society for Technical Communication
Members include writers, editors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educators, students, engineers and scientists. Both national and chapter sites include permanent and contract job listings.

I Want Media: Media People
Interviews with various folks in the media, including CEOs, editors and media writers.

SLA News Division Jobs and Internships Page
Site is primarily news librarian jobs and internships.

The Riley Guide Job Listings

The Riley Guide Resumes & Cover Letters

Linked In
A business site that networks thousands of professionals. Helps you find jobs, locate employees and close deals.
One-stop search tool covers job web sites, newspapers, and company career pages by keyword and location to fit your needs. You can search jobs alphabetically by state, job title, company, etc.

MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Fellowship
A free real job salary data information site.


Online Public Relations
The site offers lots of links, including links to research sites, career resources and public affairs resources.

Jeff Gaulin’s Canadian Journalism Job Board

Association of Health Care Journalists Job Site
Must be a member to use.
Check the Monster Board regularly.

Knight International Press Fellowships
The organization aims to improve the quality of journalism worldwide, and trains its participants to establish free press models overseas in conjunction with the local media. Seminars, programs and fellowships with an international focus are also available.

Knight Journalism Fellowships in Business, Medicine, Law and Education

Knight Science Journalism Fellowships
MIT’s mid-career program is designed for experienced journalists who cover science, technology, medicine or the environment, or for journalists who wish to prepare themselves to cover these fields. Fellows spend an academic year on campus, attending courses and participating in twice-weekly seminars with top researchers.

CyberSearch: Writer’s Guide to Finding Jobs Online

The Resignator
This fun tool helps you draft a resignation letter.

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