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Help wanted ads appear in Virginia's Press and on VPA.net.

Postings are free to members; non-members pay $20 for the first 25 words and $1 for every three words thereafter. Listings run one month on VPA.net and in one issue of Virginia's Press (our quarterly newsletter), if the schedule permits.

To submit an ad, please send to williaml@vpa.net or call (804) 521-7575.

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  • Senior Staff Reporter/Editor: Village News

    Senior staff reporter and/or editor wanted for community newspaper in Central Va. Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or equivalent experience, be familiar with AP style, social media, and digital photography. Reporters will be responsible for covering local politics and government affairs, schools and sporting events, and community interest stories. Other duties include editing press releases and coordinating with freelance reporters. Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is a plus.  Competitive salary. Limited benefits.

  • Reporter: The Smithfield Times

    The Smithfield Times is seeking a full-time general assignment reporter with an interest in small town living. The Smithfield Times serves Isle of Wight and Surry counties and is located in Smithfield, Virginia — home to Smithfield Foods. It is also near the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Williamsburg metropolitan area. A successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or equivalent experience, be familiar with AP style, social media and digital photography. The job includes covering everything from town council meetings, community events and crime to breaking news.

  • Sales: The Chesterfield Observer

    The Chesterfield Observer is a local weekly newspaper with a circulation of over 70,000. The Observer is the largest weekly newspaper in the state. Niche publications like ours are still strong and vibrant today. We are continuing to grow and need to add additional advertising reps to our dedicated team. The positions are for inside & outside sales. The successful individuals are expected to build close relationships with their clients as well as prospect for new ones. We offer great pay, great benefits & the opportunity to grow. Please send your resume to:

  • Virginia Press Association: Multi-Media Design and Content Intern

    Multi-Media Design and Content Intern

    The Virginia Press Association is seeking a multimedia design and content intern. The intern will work directly with the VPA’s communications manager and director of member services on multiple projects, with the major project being to help design materials for VPA’s annual conference and contest in April.


    We are seeking individuals with the following skillset:

  • Journalism Instructor: VCU Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture

    Virginia Commonwealth University—Journalism Instructor Position (Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track)