South carolina newspaper media jobs

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.

The Palatka (Fla.) Daily News is looking for a standout addition to its newsroom. We seek someone with at least two years’ experience in community journalism who knows this end of the newspaper business is where the action is, and wants to be there. We’re hiring a team player with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, a commitment to integrity and bulldog mentality for searching out a story.

The Daily News is a five-day daily, Tuesday-Saturday, with print readership of 17,500 and a growing E-edition audience.

Palatka is in Putnam County, Florida, home of the majestic St. Johns River, with some of the best fishing, boating and hunting to be found in the Southeast. Our community is beginning an exciting revitalization, and Palatka Young Professionals offers the opportunity for meeting and networking with age 21-42 peers most towns our size don’t afford. Palatka has 10,000 residents and Putnam County 74,000. We’re 30 minutes from Atlantic beaches, 55 from University of Florida activities and 60 minutes to major airports.

The Municipal Association of SC is seeking a versatile, experienced communications professional to fill the position of Uptown editor and digital production manager responsible for creating and executing print and digital content throughout the organization. The digital production responsibilities of the position will evolve as the Association’s inventory of communications and training products transition to new platforms in the coming years.

The successful candidate will have exceptional writing, editing, digital production, social media and proofing skills demonstrating a range of writing styles (news reporting, feature, technical, scriptwriting, etc.) for a variety of platforms (print, video, audio, social media). This person will be experienced in managing, writing and editing multiple large and small, long-range and short-term deadline-specific print and digital projects on a wide range of topics.

• Serve as editor of Uptown, the Association’s monthly 16-page magazine. This will include developing and managing a 12-month editorial calendar cycle, researching story ideas, writing articles, assigning and managing freelance writers, managing the editing and proofing process, and working with an outsourced designer. The editor will typically be working simultaneously on three issues at different stages of the process.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, media production or related field. Five to seven years of experience in increasingly responsible roles managing multiple print and digital projects. Excellent writing, editing and digital productions skills along with proficiency in Microsoft products, social media and digital production software are required; experience with databases and design software is a plus.

How to apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and at least three writing and digital production samples illustrating a variety of writing styles and productions to Summer Randall, Human Resources Manager, Municipal Association of South Carolina, PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211-2109 or email at For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit The deadline to apply is August 6.

The Post and Courier has an immediate opening for a Technology and Jobs reporter covering Charleston’s growing tech sector and its ever expanding workforce. This is the fastest growing economy in the Southeast. There are opportunities in this Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom to do some of the best work of your career, limited only by your ambition and curiosity. Post and Courier business reporters have gone on to work at the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones and Bloomberg News.

The ideal candidate will be a strong writer; will be able to translate complicated concepts into engaging stories; will be self-motivated and enterprising; and a creative and critical thinker able to look beyond the story of the day toward deeper angles and broader state and national perspectives. You will be asked to envision, launch and produce a weekly, narrative-style Business newsletter – experience in e-newsletters is helpful, but more important is a willingness to learn, experiment and innovate.

The Journal is seeking an Circulation Director for our newspaper in Seneca South Carolina. The Journal is a 5 day a week publication with a TMC publication giving us 6 days a week total in print and online. Seneca is in the upstate in the western corner of South Carolina nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and Clemson University. Add to that we are situated on one of the most pristine lakes in all of America and there may not be a better place to live, work, and play.

We are seeking a career professional with the right personality to lead a veteran sales team in the trenches. Our managers are everyday working managers that carry their own lists and lead the sales team by example. Our ownership and senior management is committed to growing newspapers even in a very difficult environment to do so, but if you’re a newspaper circulation person then that should be music to your ears. We are a sales first organization who has been able to continue to grow our newspaper’s circulation and advertising revenues 7 of the last 8 years, even through a recession.

As a service to its member newspapers, the South Carolina Press Association lists employment opportunities on our website upon request. There is no charge for this service to SCPA member newspapers. The non-member fee to post job listings is $35 per ad – with ads being listed for a period of 30 days. Job listings should be emailed to