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NOW HIRING: New Opportunities with NABJ Black News & Views
NABJ Black News & Views, blacknewsandviews.com, NABJ’s own news organization, is expanding and seeks to fill two contract positions. We seek people who are perfectionists about their work, who need to check the site or that story “just one more time,” who think outside of the envelope, and work in support of colleagues. Jobs are remote and part-time. Please note that everyone, no matter how experienced, is required to take a writing test.
Salary commensurate with experience! Deadline: Nov. 10.
Assistant editor: This person would be expected to perform a mix of tasks, including line editing, conferring with contributors about shaping their reporting and stories, reviewing story pitches, reviewing partner sites for their best work (and sometimes conferring with them on collaborative projects), performing production tasks (such as submitting stories to AP StoryShare network, posting stories to the homepage and other parts of the site, reviewing AP photos) and more. Candidates should be comfortable with WordPress and familiar with AP style, and should have at least seven years of editing experience. The position is 30 hours per week. If interested, please submit resume, three samples of your work and a letter explaining your interest to Melanie Eversley, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social media editor: This person should be familiar with using the tools of social media to draw an audience to a website and with encouraging audience members to engage. Candidates should be familiar with AP style, have news writing experience as well as technical skills. Candidates also should have working knowledge of analytics/metrics and familiarity with how to translate the data into suggested direction for the site. This person will also be expected to help produce BNV’s weekday newsletter. Candidates should have at least two years of meaningful social media experience. Position is 20 hours per week. If interested, please submit resume, three samples of your work and a letter explaining your interest to Melanie Eversley, email@example.com.
NABJ is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of Black journalists worldwide.
Founded by 44 visionaries on December 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization for journalists of color in the nation.
Many of NABJ’s more than 4,000 members also belong to one of the more than 100 professional and student chapters that serve Black journalists nationwide.
NABJ has a long history of advocacy, education, training and scholarship – in television, radio, newspapers, magazines and digital. With members in just about all 50 states and around the globe, our association of journalists, students and media-related professionals provides quality programs and services in alignment with the current media landscape.
NABJ is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and celebrate diversity and inclusion in all sectors of the workplace. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.