Resources & Links
Tax Advice for Communicators and Journalists
Tax information publisher CCH annually publishes a handy guide for communicators and journalists. It's especially helpful for freelancers and the self-employed, with advice on how to report income and what can be deducted as expenses. Here's a link to the online version of the guide: http://www.cch.com/wbot2012/TGFJ2012_online.pdf
Public relations firm that offers a job board and a weekly email newsletter on media news and job listings.
Job board: http://us.cision.com/jobs/reporter-editor-jobs.asp
Email newsletter signup: http://insight.cision.com/content/journalist-alerts
The Seattle-Tacoma section of this classifieds board offers several categories, often with daily posts, of interest to journalists and communicators.
Writing/editing jobs: http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/wri/
Marketing/advertising/public relations jobs: http://seattle.craigslist.org/mar/
Art/media/design jobs: http://seattle.craigslist.org/med/
Staffing agency specializing in marketing, communications and similar jobs. Listings by office (including Seattle) for advertising, marketing, public relations, copywriting and other positions.
Job listings: http://www.creativecircle.com/JobSearchMain.aspx
Another public relations company, this one with daily media email updates and a weekly jobs email. Gorkana also allows journalists to have news about themselves – new jobs, business ventures freelancing availability – posted in those emails.
To sign up for alerts: http://www.gorkana.com/us/index.php/journalists/gorkana-alerts/sign-up-for-free-alerts/
Offers a jobs board that can be sorted by type of media and industry (newspaper, TV, radio, magazines, radio, online, nonprofits, government, academic, public relations, trade publications, newsletters), by type of position and by location (state). Also available are listings for freelancing and internships.
Jobs board: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Search_Jobs_all.cfm
Poynter Institute Career Center
Allows potential applicants to post their resumes, and to have job listings sent to them.
Jobs listings: http://careers.poynter.org/search.cfm
Online account: http://careers.poynter.org/website/jobseekers/steps123.cfm
Society of American Business Editors and Writers
Jobs listings: http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/index.php/board,3.0.html
Freelance/stringer help wanted: http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/index.php/board,16.0.html
Freelance/stringer availability: http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/index.php/board,9.0.html
Washington Newspaper Publishers Association
Jobs board that lists both editorial and advertising positions. Job seekers can also post resumes.
Jobs board: http://wnpa.com/employment-center