Journalism Job Boards/Newsletters

The journalism jobs market is constantly evolving. You should check the employment opportunities posted on the websites of media companies, which may be more useful than general job listing sites. However, the journalism community has a number of unique resources to help connect people with opportunities in the industry. Here are a few that our members have found helpful. Make sure to check for “remote” as a location, both when searching and when scanning listings. For example, some newsletters list opportunities by city/region and place all “remote” jobs at the…

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Style Guides

Style guides are a handy resource for any journalist. Many newsrooms subscribe to the Associated Press Stylebook or similar, which may be supplemented by a shorter “house style” document. Larger newsrooms may develop their own guide in-house. All evolve along with society and modern language. Expert organizations often publish their own resources that help journalists cover topics that are sensitive, technical and/or overlooked by most style books. These resources can be helpful for newsrooms to update their current style guides and for individual journalists when their house style falls short.…

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Online Harassment Toolkit

Steps to Take If You’re Facing Online Harassment Make your social media accounts private. Here’s how to do that for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok. Disable location tracking on all social media accounts and other apps. This overview for iPhone and Android can help. Report online harassment to social media platforms. PEN America has a resource with links to each major platform’s reporting page. Document your online harassment. PEN America has a guide on what to record and how. You can also set up a Google Alert for your…

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Legal Hotlines and Resources for Journalists in California

This list is to assist journalists who are looking for legal help in California. The Los Angeles Press Club does NOT provide legal advice or legal services, which can only be done by a licensed member of the California Bar. Use their attorney search to verify license status and contact info or directory for a certified lawyer referral service (some can help in Spanish, Mandarin or other languages). We do not provide legal referrals, either. If not in California, contact your state or local Bar. If applicable, always consult with…

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Los Angeles Press Club’s Tips for Safely Covering Protests

The following are considerations when you cover protests in California where police may declare an unlawful assembly and order people to disperse. This is not a substitute for your newsroom policies or your own research. This is not legal advice, which can only be provided by a licensed attorney. Updated January 2022. Click here to download a printable PDF version of this guide. BEFORE YOU ARRIVE Identify the law enforcement agency/agencies likely to have jurisdiction. While LAPD and LASD are the largest in our area and may provide mutual aid,…

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2022 Board Election – Meet the Candidates!

Candidates in alphabetical order. Asterisks denote incumbents. LAPC Active Members — click here to cast your vote! Ballot closes Sunday, February 6 at 5 p.m. **Brittany Levine Beckman, Mashable Brittany Levine Beckman is Mashable’s managing editor. At Mashable, she develops new and recurring series and manages day-to-day operations. She has been on the Los Angeles Press Club board since January 2020. She is a leading member of the Press Club’s Foot in the Door Fellowship committee; the fellowship connects journalists from communities historically underrepresented in media with mentors. In her…

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Javier Mendoza Joins LAPC Advisory Board

The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to welcome Javier Mendoza to its Advisory Board!  “I can bring energy, creativity and business contacts that can help the Press Club build on its successful events and opportunities,” Mendoza said. His experience as an LA Press Club member dates back to his years at the Herald Examiner and Los Angeles Times. He is a recipient of several Press Club awards. Mendoza is a strategic communication and community affairs leader with more than 20 years Fortune 500 leadership experience in roles at Hotwire Communications,…

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Want to shape the future of the Los Angeles Press Club?

Interested in joining the LAPC board? We’re looking for a few good people! Email diana@lapressclub.org with your name and a short bio including your title and where you currently work/freelance. Please let us also know what you want to bring to the table. You need to have been an active member (working journalist/photographer) in good standing with the club for at least one year to qualify for a board position. We are planning on sending out the ballot by the end of next week, so don’t think about it too long! The board meets once a month, currently…

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