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Job Openings 

The Colorado Springs Independent, the largest locally owned newspaper and media company serving the Pikes Peak region, is the "alternative voice" providing in-depth news and cultural reporting desperately needed in our heavily evangelical, military and Republican region.


  • FT Graphic Designer

    Looking for a FT graphic designer to start immediately. This will be a split position between the Colorado Springs Business Journal and the Colorado Springs Independent. Position includes editorial page layout for one or more of the military papers and a legal publication, as well as creative advertising design and processing camera ready and pick up ads.

    Looking for someone with a positive attitude, desire to learn and be part of a small, hard-working team, knows the Adobe suite (especially InDesign and Photoshop), and can split their time and talent between editorial and advertising.

    If this describes your perfect day, email a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to jobs@csindy.com. No phone calls, please.

  • Experienced General Assignment Reporter

    They say this is the toughest job in the news business, but we think it’s also the most fun. Juggle political and environmental reporting, coverage of our budding local marijuana industry, and stories about social issues, city development and people in our community. Escape from dry beat reporting and enjoy this opportunity to cherry-pick the best stories from around our fascinating region, show off your reporting skills and bring artistry to your storytelling.

    You should have a passion for alternative journalism and the ability to cultivate relationships with sources and bring unique story ideas to the table.

    We’re looking for a dedicated team player.

    Please send a cover letter detailing why you’re perfect for this job and why we can’t possibly pass you up, along with your resume and clips to jobs@csindy.com. No phone calls, please.

  • FT Advertising Account Executive

    Looking for someone who eats, drinks and breathes the Independent.  Like you can’t go a week without a copy in your hot little hands. You read us on our new web site and we’re one of the icons on your mobile device home screen. You’re an Indy addict.

    You must be a rockin' sales person. Like 2+ years experience selling print, broadcast and/or online advertising or the equivalent badass in a customer service position. As always, you must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, be self-motivated and have boss communication skills.

    Your job, should you choose to accept it (and us you) is to service and grow existing customers as well as finding and signing new advertisers. New business development is a KEY FUNCTION of this position. You should also have a vehicle that will get you where you need to go.

    Did we describe you? Send us your resume and the world's best cover letter. Did you also see that we're the #1 HOTTEST housing market in the US right now? Email jobs@csindy.com to get in when it counts. No phone calls, please.


  • Editorial Interns

    Now recruiting for Summer/Fall 2018. We want you, to work with us this spring, summer or fall semester! Join our newsroom and create content for the print issue and our online platforms. Brainstorm, report and write stories in the beats you’re most interested in including news, arts & culture and more. Get constructive feedback and hone your writing skills in our laid-back but professional work environment, where you’ll learn from our award-winning writers and editors. Come away with clips for your resume, real-world industry experience, a the start of a great professional network — even a free lunch or two.

    This internship is an un-paid, part-time position with academic credit available. 2-3 days (15 to 20 hours per week) with a considerable amount of flexibility.

    Interest in journalism is essential; prior experience is preferred but not required. Send up to three writing samples and a resume to jobs@csindy.com. No phone calls, please.

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