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Company: Star News Group
Seeking Part Time Reporter/Editorial Assistant
New Jersey
Job Status:  Part-time
Ad Expires: 
February 9, 2013
Job ID: 1442102


Star News Group is the publisher of two weekly newspapers: The Coast Star, Manasquan, NJ and The Ocean Star, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ.
The Coast Star enjoys an excellent reputation as the premier news source in southern Monmouth County and has approximately 37,500 readers every week. Our reporters take their jobs very seriously, and have been honored by the New Jersey Press Association [NJPA] with more than five dozen awards. The Coast Star has been publishing since 1877. The Ocean Star was launched in 1998, and boasts a readership of approximately 12,500 every week. It has also become a well-respected newspaper in the northern Ocean County area with more than two dozen NJPA awards.

The position we have open is for a part-time beat reporter/editorial assistant at our Manasquan office. The job entails covering all aspects of local news in the town the successful candidate would be assigned to cover. This includes police, school and municipal news. It is not unlikely that one day you may be covering a school play in the morning, and attending a trial in the afternoon. We cover all aspects of the news in our communities, and shy away from nothing. The job also requires reporters to attend night municipal meetings, including council, board of education and planning board meetings. These are usually held on Monday, Tuesday and/or Wednesday evenings. Reporters are also required to cover one eight hour shift on a Saturday or Sunday, once every eight weeks. The position also requires the successful applicant to enter obituaries, letters to the editor, weddings and engagements into our system in a timely and efficient manner. The position hours are Monday to Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and any additional night meetings. For consideration, please email your resume to or fax to 732-223-8212. No phone calls will be accepted regarding this position.

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