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Sample News Assistant Cover Letter






Notice how the applicant in this news assistant cover letter mentions her previous experience compiling, dispensing, and filing news stories and related copy to assist editorial personnel in the newsroom of a broadcasting station. All news assistant cover letters should include as much information and reference to experience as is necessary to help the applicants land jobs.


Jane Major
54 Fifth Avenue
Any Town, USA 99999

April 10, 2006


Mr. Gary Waters,
Hiring Manager
KPOJ News Radio
678 Main Street
Any Town, USA 99999

Dear Mr. Waters:

I'm writing this cover letter to apply for the position of news assistant listed on JobBankUSA.com. Your description of duties-compiling, dispensing, and filing news stories and related copy to assist editorial personnel in the newsroom--is one I can relate to as I have done all of these tasks as one of two news assistants for three years at NEWZ in Bayview.

If you'd like to meet with me in person to talk over this job at KPOJ, please call me on my cell phone: 888-888-8888 so we can arrange a date and time that works for you. I look forward to your reply.

Sincerely,


Jane Major

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