Journalism Jobs
Some good places to work if you're just starting out. These entry-level journalism jobs are very competitive...

  • Wall Street Journal Robert L. Bartley Fellowship Program; beginning journalists spend up to six months working as opinion page writers at the WSJ or Far Eastern Economic Review.
  • U.S. News & World Report; write stories for 2 million-plus circulation magazine in this year-long paid internship with health benefits.
  • BusinessWeek; 6-month paid internships available for 1 million-circulation business magazine.
  • Newsweek Maynard Parker Fellowship; two, one-year full-time positions offered at weekly news magazine with 3 million-plus circulation.
  • NPR Kroc Fellowship; year-long, intensive training program that pays $40,000-plus.
  • BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme; offers 21 journalists six-month paid placements covering sports or news in London, Belfast, Glasgow and other U.K. bureaus.
  • Hearst Newspapers Journalism Fellowship; three 8-month rotations at some of Hearst's biggest and best papers.
  • Associated Press; 6-month temp positions may lead to permanent job.
  • Maclean's; one-year paid internships at 500,000 circulation weekly magazine that covers Canadian politics, pop culture and events.
  • Financial Times Graduate Trainee Journalist Programme; recent grads and postgrads take a training course in the UK and then rotate in various positions in the publication's editorial department in London for two years.
  • The New Republic; prestigious neo-liberal, Washington-based magazine offers special year-long "reporter-researcher" position for entry-level journalist.
  • The American Prospect Writing Fellowship; two-year reporting gig for recent grads at Washington-based magazine with a liberal perspective.
  • Investor's Business Daily; six-month, $870/week apprenticeship in L.A. at daily publication with 230,000 circulation for recent college grads interested in business journalism.
  • Fortune; in 6-month position intern functions as entry-level reporter and reports for magazine's front-of-book section, 'First'.
  • New Times/Village Voice Media Writing Fellowship; 6-month temp jobs often lead to permanent positions at one of the company's many alternative weekly city papers.
  • Los Angeles Times Community News; cover burbs for insert sections in L.A. Times
  • Bucks County Courier Times; 2-year program for entry-level reporters at respectable 75k daily in Philly area. Alumni have gone on to work for major metros.
  • Smithsonian magazine; 6-month staff writer position for recent grads interested in writing on the arts, history, sciences and popular culture of the times.
  • Dow Jones, Bloomberg and many other financial wire services hire young reporters.
  • New Jersey Monthly; regional magazine offers one of the few mentoring programs in the magazine world - two paid one-year editorial internships.
  • Foreign Affairs; year-long paid internship working as an assistant editor with substantial responsibility.
  • Slate; year-long, writing intensive editorial assistant position at online current-affairs and culture magazine.
  • Sports Illustrated for Kids Internships; 6-month paid positions for college graduates interested in sports journalism.
  • Jersey Journal; coveting an entry-level job in New York City? This paper's 9-month paid internship in nearby Jersey City might not be a bad alternative.
  • Atlantic Media Fellowship; offers recent grads nine-month jobs paying up to $40,000 to launch, research, write and edit new websites.
  • Mother Jones Fellows; report for up to one year for 233,000 circulation magazine known for its investigative journalism.
  • ESPN PA Trainee Program; low pay and awful hours, but this 7-month program could lead to a job as a producer or manager.
  • Media General Multimedia Fellowship; 9-month program in one of Media General's cross-owned markets in which four recent grads divide their time between the newspaper, TV station and the website.

  • Uwire Career Center
  • Poynter Career Center
  • UC-Berkeley's J-Jobs
  • MassMediaJobs
  • JournalismNow
  • JournalismNext
  • SunOasis Media Jobs
  • Editor & Publisher Classifieds
  • MediaBistro

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Sports Journalism
  • Magazine Journalism
  • Political Journalism
  • Copy Editing
  • Photojournalism
  • Design & Layout

    New York One, a 24-hours news channel in NYC, has various reporting openings. Click here to see details and more job openings.

    These daily newspapers are located in or near big cities, have large circulations and offer paid internships, lasting from 6 months to 3 years, for young journalists and recent graduates...

  • Arlington (Ill.) Daily Herald, 1 year
  • Baltimore Sun, 2 years
  • Baton Rouge Advocate, 2 years
  • Boston Globe, 1 year
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press, 6 months
  • Chicago Tribune, 2 years
  • Harrisburg Patriot-News, 1 year
  • Kansas City Star, 2 years
  • Long Island Newsday,
  • Miami Herald, 1 year
  • Newark Star-Ledger, 1 year
  • New York Times, 6 months
  • Orange County Register, 2 years
  • Orlando Sentinel, 1 year
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, 2 years
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2 years
  • Riverside Press-Enterprise, 2 years
  • Seattle Times, 3 years
  • Toronto Star, 1 year
  • Trenton Times, varies
  • USA Today
  • Washington Post, 2 years
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