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Writing, Journalism and Publishing Jobs and Job Search


This page contains job search websites and employment resources for professionals seeking career opportunities in writing, journalism, publishing, and editing. If you are seeking employment opportunities within a specific geography we invite you to also review the job search resources listed in the Jobs by State section of our website.
Writing, Journalism, and Publishing Job Sites:
  • JobLink for Journalists – This site, free of charge, provides information on employment prospects for job-seekers interested in journalism.
  • JournalismJobs.com – Some of the most excellent large and small media companies in the U.S. use this site to list hundreds of job openings in broadcasting, print, and online media. Job-seekers can use this site (brought to you in associate with the Columbia Journalism Review) to post their resumes and to search for internships, fellowships, and jobs. A job notification service is also provided. This site is available free to job seekers.
  • mediabistro – Formerly known as HireMinds, this site offers job-seekers interested in various forms of media (such as graphic designers, editors, circulation professionals, television producers, book publishers, production people, and those working for newspapers, magazines, advertising agencies, television, PT, and radio) the chance to search for available job openings free of charge.
  • National Diversity Journalism Job Bank – This site is specifically designed to help anyone interested in journalism find a career. Information on internship opportunities, journalism-related job links, and job listings are all available. Particular emphasis is placed on helping minority groups and women.
  • Sun OasisJobs – This site includes a tutorial titled “Writers Guide to Finding Jobs Online”, and features a number of job listings for writers, copywriters, and editors. Paid classified ads can be placed by both job-seekers and employers.
  • The Write Jobs – This site (offered free of charge) functions as a job board maintaining up to date listings of various employment opportunities for people who are skilled in writing. Listed positions include those in technical writing, journalism, editorial, freelance, staff writing, and more.