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Job Hunters' Guide

Try any or all of the following resources:

[ Journalism Job Boards ] ... [ Advice & Leads ]
[ Journalism Organizations ] ...[ Other Useful Links ]
[ Regional & National Job Banks ]

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Journalism Job Boards

NINA / Northern Star Alumni job board

Journalists seeking employment

IPA: Illinois Press Association Job Bank.


Newspaper Association of America's Career Center includes job listings from across the country.

NewsLink's JobLink, a searchable database of journalism jobs and internships across the country.

CubReporters.org, a good place to look for entry-level jobs, internships and free-lance opportunities.

Editor & Publisher Job Listings

Inland Press Association Classifieds

Society for News Design (SND) Job Bank

NPPA: National Press Photographers Association job bank (members only)

Of special interest for free-lancers:

Media Bistro

Creative Circle


Ed2010 (magazine jobs)

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Advice and Leads

Notes from the 2008 Poynter Webinar, "Getting Your First Journalism Job"

Assorted job-hunting advice from the Northern Star

Joe Grimm's "Ask the Recruiter" column

Colleen Eddy's "Colleen on Careers" column

Search for newsroom internships at ASNE's career center.

JobsPage: Career Strategies for Journalists. Iincludes listings, plus advice on resumes, cover letters and interviews.

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Journalism Organizations

NINA: Northern Illinois Newspaper Association

SPJ: Society of Professional Journalists

SND: Society for News Design

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies

Editor & Publisher Interactive

ASNE: American Society of Newspaper Editors.

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Regional & National Job Banks

These are searchable databases that include job listings and lots of other info. Many also let you post your resume online.


Hotjobs.com (Yahoo)


Craig's List

Career Builder

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Other useful links

LinkedIn - professional networking site

Salary Calculator: Compare costs of living from one city to another.

NIU Career Services

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