Jobs

WE'RE HIRING!!!

If you want to work for a progressive company with a solid growth plan for 2021 and beyond, we want to talk to you! Colorado Publishing House is seeking exceptional talent to join our exceptional team.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Senior Reporter
  • Entry level reporter 
  • A&E reporter 
  • Photographer/Videographer  
  • Junior Designer 

Be part of the team that brings you the most trusted publications in the community: Colorado Springs Indy, Colorado Springs Business Journal, Southeast Express, Pikes Peak Bulletin and Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group. 

Why you want to work here? 

By the way, our company offers perks to end all perks. In addition to competitive salaries, 401K, and health, vision, dental and life insurance we offer the following: Unlimited PTO (yes, you read that right!), opportunities for remote work, a trade program for up to 50% off food and merchandise from a variety of local businesses, free tickets to local events, entry to company events you know and love like Indy Best Of and CSBJ Rising Stars. As if all that wasn't enough, your dogs are welcome to join you in the office and starting at 4 p.m. each day, you'll also have access to the company's beer keg which is stocked with delicious IPAs from local breweries. What are you waiting for?

Also, we have a mission. We're not just a company — we are part and parcel of the community. At CPH, we believe journalism is an invaluable public service, and we invite you to become part of that mission to shine a light in the dark, provide voices for those who are disempowered, to speak truth to power.  

We believe truth matters. If you do too, join us.  

Email resumes to jobs@csbj.com

 

Senior Reporter 

We looking for an experienced reporter who isn’t afraid to speak truth to power. Join us if you thrive on deadlines, asking questions, digging into data and documents and enjoy crafting compelling stories. There are a multitude of ways to tell the story: video, photos, graphics. Hate being stuck in a box with only one way to cover news? Want to know the story behind the press release? Work for us. You must be an independent, skeptical, critical thinker. Possible beats include: social justice, prisons, environment, education.  

Requirements 

  • Responsible for 2-3 long-from stories in print per week 
  • Responsible for 2-3 short blogs for the website, newsletter that aren’t press release rewrites per week 
  • Knowledge of AP Style 
  • Knowledge of how to get public documents, CORA, FOIA 
  • Some photography experience preferred 

Education 

College degree in journalism or communications or 6 years’ experience in the field 

Salary range: $42,000-$50,000. The position will probably start in the middle of the range.  

Email applications to jobs@csbj.com

 

Entry level reporter 

We’re looking for a new college graduate to start their reporting career with us. We pride ourselves on our award-winning coverage and on training the next generation of kick-ass reporters. If you are fearless, curious, skeptical, want to seek the truth and tell others about it, this is the position for you.  

Requirements 

  • Responsible for 2-3 long form stories in print per week 
  • Responsible for 2-3 shorter stories for the website. That are NOT press release rewrites. 
  • Knowledge of AP Style 
  • Willingness to learn from experienced editors and reporters 
  • Photography skill is a big plus 

Education 

College degree in journalism or communications or one year of experience 

Salary level: $35,000 to $38,000. The position will likely start in the middle range. 

Email resumes to jobs@csbj.com

   

A&E reporter 

If you love music, poetry, dance, visual arts, plays — this is the position for you! If you want to write about what’s cutting edge in the local arts scene, what’s so last month, what local artists do and how they are faring, we want to talk to you. There will be opportunities to cover the arts in new ways: digitally, photographically and through video. Curate content for discerning residents and apply today! 

Requirements 

  • Write two-three longform stories a week, including 12 cover-worthy stories a year 
  • Write 2-3 stories for website and newsletters per week 
  • Photography or videography skills are a plus 

Education 

College degree in journalism or communications 

Two to five years of experience in covering arts, culture and entertainment  

Salary range: $38,000-$42,000 

Email applications to jobs@csbj.com

 

Photographer/Videographer 

We are looking for a  top-notch photographer and videographer to take our websites and papers to the next level. If you thrive on deadlines, action photography and innovative ways to tell stories — we want to talk to you. If you are the type who works independently, has a thousand ideas about how to visually cover the Pikes Peak region, this is your next career. If you love events, talking to people, looking at the world through a camera lens — apply now!  

Requirements 

  • 5-10 years of photography, videography experience 
  • Ability to work fast and hit deadlines 
  • Still photography and videography editing skills 
  • A proven portfolio  
  • Ability to work well with both editorial, sales and design teams 
  • Innovative, independent 

Salary range: 

$38,000-$43,000 

Email applications to jobs@csbj.com

 

Junior Designer 

We need a kick-ass junior designer to join our family. If you thrive on deadlines and want the chance to stretch your design wings with a multitude of projects including newspapers, websites, event promotion, advertising and more, this is the place for you. With eight print publications like the Colorado Springs Indy, Colorado Springs Business Journal and the Southeast Express, we promise you won’t be bored. And you can help put on some of the best parties in town. You’ll be supporting a diverse team of design, editorial and sales professionals with our very important goal — delivering the truth. We work hard, and we’re not afraid to have a little fun while we do it.  

Job Summary 

Entry-level production layout and design for award-winning local media company. Work may include newspaper advertising and page layout, website content, event promotion, direct mail pieces, corporate identity work, fliers and other promotional and presentation materials. 

Requirements 

  • Follow design guidelines to produce layouts using the Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Edit graphics and photos. This includes cropping, color correction, sizing, changing color depth, and collecting graphics and art for use in layouts 
  • Converting files for use online 
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication 
  • Open mind and good ideas 

Education 

Associate degree and 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred. 

Salary range: $16.50-$18 an hour

Email applications to jobs@csbj.com