Position Newspaper Date Posted


The Lancaster News


The Lancaster News, a tri-weekly paid newspaper with a circulation of 9,800, is hiring a general assignment reporter. This position involves news and feature writing and reports directly to the editor. The successful candidate will have the ambition and energy to cover everything that moves in the assigned territory and be first and best with every story and photo across multiple platforms. Lancaster is one of South Carolina's fastest-growing counties, with an explosion of information-industry jobs drawn by its proximity to Charlotte, NC, just 40 minutes to our north. The Lancaster News offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The newspaper can also be found online at www.thelancasternews.com.


  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field desired
  • Good writing, researching and interviewing skills
  • Good grammar, spelling and punctuation required
  • Competency in photography, Photoshop. Video skills a big plus.
  • Commitment to quality in all aspects, from news coverage to design
  • Good organization and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Fluency in social media
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends to cover assignments
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to assignments and a valid driver's license

Essential Functions:

  • Write news, features, and columns, as assigned.
  • Take photographs as assigned and to accompany news stories.
  • Cover assigned beats. Will include attending meetings at nights and covering spot news.
  • Develop/write features and news for special publications.
  • Come up with story ideas relevant to the local community.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Serve as positive liaison with the public.

Work schedule:

Roughly 45 hours, with some evening and weekend work required.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


Part-Time Reporter

The People-Sentinel


The People-Sentinel, Barnwell, now part of GateHouse Media, one of the largest media publishing companies in the country, is looking for a Part-Time Reporter.
Knowledge and skills needed: College education Excellent communication skills Solid writing, editing and photography skills Self-starter Ability to work well under pressure of deadlines. Attention to detail. Ability to type a minimum of 35 wpm error-free. Basic Computer skills Valid driver's license and insurance records are required quarterly.
Submit resume to: mranew@augustachronicle.com
GateHouse Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

Associate Editor, Special Projects

SC Biz News


SC Biz News, a B2B publications company in South Carolina, is looking for a well-organized writer/editor to join our growing custom publishing division. The position will be responsible for helping with a variety of projects across the state and will be located in one of our offices in Greenville, Columbia or Charleston.
Strong copy-editing, project and time management, writing and communication skills are a must. Familiarity with desktop publishing programs, including Adobe InDesign and InCopy, and general proficiency with basic office computer functions are preferred.
The job requires frequent collaboration with the design team, sales representatives and others within the company, as well as a thorough understanding of client needs for content, deadlines and feedback.
The successful candidate will be able to work largely on her or his own to create story budgets, publication timelines and communication channels with colleagues, freelancers and clients while maintaining deadlines. Flexibility in dealing with inevitable changes, problems and unforeseen circumstances will be crucial to doing this job well.

Job duties and skills include:

  • Publications planning
  • Working with clients
  • Handling several projects at once
  • Strong editing and reporting
  • Collaborating with freelance writers and photographers
  • Working with designers to meet deadlines

You'll also be asked to help conceptualize new custom publications in a team-oriented environment. Some travel within South Carolina is required.
Please submit your resume and three of your best work samples (or links to them). No phone calls please.  This position offers competitive pay and benefits, including a 401(k) plan.
BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

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