Sunday, May 18, 2008

Jobs survey, mid-May

Aggieland calling: Texas A&M needs a web developer, salary $40,000 to $45,000...

Houston Chronicle seeks a sports copy editor... Dallas Morning News needs an "Editor/Producer I" and "II," both Web news positions ... Corpus Christi Caller-Timespage designer/copy editor... Amarilo Globe-News needs a city editor, assistant copy desk chief and city/county government reporter... Lubbock Avalanche-Journal needs a cops and courts reporter... needs a

McAllen Monitor needs a copy editor/page designer... Beaumont Enterprise seeks a communities editor, feaures editor, photographer and graphic artist... Tyler Morning Telegraph needs a sports copy editor/designer for its "seven-man" sports staff (although they do say "she or he" in the ad) as well as a feature writer... Abilene Reporter-News seeks a videojournalist, a lead copy editor and a copy editor... Victoria Advocate needs a Web/graphic designer...

Odessa American seeks an education writer... Killeen Daily Herald needs a weekly editor, photo editor, weekly sports editor, news reporters and features reporter... Laredo Morning Times needs a business editor, salary $25,000 to $30,000... Temple Daily Telegram seeks a copy editor/designer... The Brownsville Herald needs a city editor and a cops reporter... Kerrville Daily Times wants a sports writer, salary $20,000 to $25,000...

Rumbo Newspapers, which puts out weekly Spanish-language papers in several cities, needs a bilingual reporter in McAllen... The Austin Business Journal needs an editor and the Dallas Business Journal needs both a copy editor and an online/broadcast reporter... The GLBT weekly and Web site Dallas Voice seek a reporter, salary $30,000-$35,000, new grads encouraged... The Lone Star Report, "a weekly conservative policy newsletter based in Austin," needs a full-time correspondent... And, the Boy Scouts are calling, too: They need an associate editor for their magazine; office is in Irving.

Boilerplate: Though I know that people actively seeking jobs likely check this site on their own, I do a little digest occasionally because I think it's valuable, even if you're not actively seeking, to know what's out there. You never know when an opening might come up that you find enticing. And students can click to see what kind of qualifications are being sought these days. Also, I trawl the listings for salary info and to see what kinds of positions newspapers are creating as the industry transforms.