Columbia Journalism School

Job-Hunting Resources

Finding the right job takes time and research. The links below provide a helpful starting place for your hunt, whether you're interested in print, new media, or broadcast journalism. Freelancers, we've also provided information to help you find freelance opportunities.

A database of mastheads with names, titles, work history, emails and other information is on The Leadership Directory, which you can access through Columbia University libraries.   

 Employers and job listings

Agence France-Presse / North America
Association of Alternative Newsweeklies: Job Listings Page
Association of Alternative Newsweeklies: The Directory of Publications
Associated Press
Bloomberg News: Radio, TV, Print Worldwide
Boone Newspapers
City and Regional Magazine Association
Cox Media Group
Detroit Free Press Jobspage
Detroit Free Press Jobs Page Daily Q & A
Dow Jones & Co.
Ed2010: Magazine Jobs
E.W. Scripps Company
Hearst Corporation
Lee Enterprises
McClatchy Company
McGraw-Hill Companies
Morris Communications
New York Times Company
North Jersey Media Group
St Petersburg Times, Fla.
Time Warner, Inc.
Tribune Co.
Washington Post Co.
USA Today

Broadcast and Digital Media Employers

ABC (Walt Disney Co.)
Broadcast TV Jobs
Channel 13 (PBS in NYC)
Clear Channel
CNN (Turner Broadcasting)
Cox Communications
Earth Institute
Emmis Communications
Entravision Communications
E.W. Scripps Company
Hearst Corporation
Liberman Broadcasting
LIN TV Corp.
Lincoln Financial Media
Media General
Minnesota Public Radio
• Missouri Broadcasters Association
• Morris Communications
• National Association of Broadcasters
• National Public Radio
• NewsHour
• New York Times Company
• Nextstar Broadcasting, Inc.
• Pappas Telecasting
• (AOL Inc.)
• PBS NewsHour 
• Public Broadcasting System
• Radio & Television News Directors Association
• Rain Media
• Raycom Media
• Sinclair Broadcast Group
State of the Planet
• Time Warner, Inc.
• Tribune Co.
• The Walt Disney Studios
• Washington Post Co.
• Washington State Association of Broadcasters

Digital Jobs

Online Journalism Review - from the Annenberg Center for Communication at USC
• News Nerd Jobs - primarily jobs for computer science journalists - primarily jobs for computer science journalists

Journalism Jobs in Academia

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
Social Sciences University Jobs in Communications/Journalism
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium and regional HERCS
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

International Resources

Media Job Search Canada
BBC (UK/EU passport holders) - jobs in UK (UK/EU passport holders)
jobijoba - UK
Mousetrap Media - UK
Jeff Gaulin's Canadian Journalism Job Board
InsideTrak - Australia 
International Careers Consortium (ICC)
International Newspapers, country-by-country
Travellers Worldwide - Journalism
Journalists for Human Rights
Filmmakers in Asia

Book Writers & Publishers 

Freelance Info

A Beginner's Guide to the Business Side of Freelancing
J-School Freelancing Guide
Prof. Sree's Freelancing Tips
Ed2010: Magazine Jobs (freelance/telecommuting)
Editorial Freelancers Association
How to Write a Query Letter
Telecommuting Writers
Writer's Digest
Writer's Market

Job Hunting Resources & Listings

ASBPE Job Connection
ASNE Newspaper Job Resource
Be a Journalist
Big TV Job List
Center for Communication
CiiJ job postings & resources Job Board
Craig's list
Chip Quinn Scholars fellowships & resources
CU-Exclusive Internships
Editor & Publisher
Emmy Online
Entertainment Careers (business journalism jobs) (becoming a journalist)
INSIGHT Into Diversity
Job Search by Juju
• Journalism Fellowships
Journalism Jobs
LostRemote (T.V. job listings)
Magazine Publishers Association
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
News Jobs Network
New York Press Association Job Bank
NPR: Next Generation Radio
• Online News Association
Radio/Media Fellowships 
• Science Writers in New York
• Social-Hire
Society for Environmental Journalism Career Page
• Society for News Design Job Bank
• SPJ Career Search
• So You Wanna Work in TV News?
• Source Media Job Listings
• SunOasis Jobs
• Talent Dynamics 
• The Ladders career tips: career resources, job scams, career news, & interview prep tips
• TV and
• TV Spy (ShopTalk)
• TV Week.Com (Electronic Media Job Listings)
• Variety.Com (Broadcasting & Cable)
• The Write Jobs

Journalism Career Info
Television Newswriting Workshop - Mervin Block

General Career Info

JobSquared Blog
• Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career Magazine

Salary & Cost of Living Info - articles about media jobs, interview tips, career management and MUCH more
Virtual Relocation


Networking Links
Association of Independents in Radio - member directory, mentoring, fellowships & grants
The Society of Professional Journalists

Media Awards

Pulitzer Prizes
RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards & Scholarships
Alfred duPont Award - the best in broadcast journalism
National Magazine Award - the best in magazines
Webby Awards - international award for excellence on the Internet
Emmy Awards - news & documentary categories
Livingston Awards for Young Journalists - broadcast, print, and online categories
PUMA.Creative Catalyst Award - documentary award through Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation
Your Film Festival - 15 min video wins grant at Venice Film Festival 

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