Job Opening: Freelance/Part-time Reporters

Connection Newspapers is looking for freelance/part-time reporters to cover beats (local governance, planning, business, schools, police, transportation, and other news) within Fairfax County, Arlington County and City of Alexandria. These are fascinating assignments if you are interested in learning more about where you live and how things work.

Send cover letter, resume, three clips and three story ideas to Mary Kimm, Publisher and Editor, Local Media Connection/Connection Newspapers at

Local Media Connection LLC
Independent, locally owned publishers of the Connection Newspapers, 15 award-winning newspapers and associated websites, including flagship Alexandria Gazette Packet that dates to 1784. Our news team is lively, collaborative and fun. Among our editors is Kemal Kurspahic, one of the original 50 World Press Freedom Heroes named by the International Press Institute. Journalists who have worked at the Connection Newspapers have gone on to work for top news organizations around the country, including the Washington Post, the Times-Picayune, the Wall Street Journal. Others have leveraged their journalism experience to successful careers on Capitol Hill, lobbying firms, government contractors and nonprofits.