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  • Sports Editor

    City: Tahlequah
    Newspaper: Tahlequah Daily Press/CNHI
    Job Description: The Tahlequah Daily Press, an award-winning newspaper in the beautiful Ozark foothills of Northeastern Oklahoma, is seeking an energetic, multi-tasking team player to continue a tradition of excellence as sports editor. Our news team, which includes some seasoned journalists, has a good reputation in the industry, and is a great place to launch a new career or settle in for a lifetime. Degree in journalism or previous newspaper experience, preferably on the sports desk, required. The successful candidate will have a good grasp of grammar, punctuation, spelling and AP writing style, as well as extensive knowledge of various sports disciplines. We're looking for a well-organized self-starter who can lead a group of stringers in covering four high schools and an NCAA II university. Should have experience in photography, including the creative use of Photoshop, as well as page design in either Quark or InDesign on Macs. Good benefits. Salary commensurate with experience and/or credentials.
    Contact: Email resume and examples of work to Managing Editor Kim Poindexter at kpoindexter@cnhi.com, and please cc at news@tahlequahdailypress.com. No phone calls, please.
  • Page Designer / Copy Editor

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: Norman Transcript
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript in Norman, Okla. is seeking an experienced page designer to join our newsroom staff. The ideal candidate will be experienced with InDesign and NewsEditPro.
    The page designer/copy editor will be responsible for building daily deadline pages, special sections, illustrations and writing and preparing copy for immediate web publication.
    Strong typography skills, creativity and excellent news judgment are a must. A sports background is a plus.
    The Norman Transcript is a member of the Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI) group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact
    : Applicants should apply online to Andy Rieger at editor@normantranscript.com. Include a detailed resume, with cover letter and examples of work.
  • Advertising Representative

    City: Claremore
    Newspaper: Claremore Daily Progress
    Job Description: The Claremore Daily Progress has an immediate opening for an outside sales representative. The successful candidate must have strong people skills, be goal-oriented and self-motivated, and have a strong work ethic. Sales experience, including familiarity with web and mobile advertising, is helpful. This position will be responsible for covering an established territory while building new business in all of our media products, in print and online. The position pays a base salary plus commission. Benefits include: health, dental, vision insurance, paid vacation and 401K.
    Contact: Please submit a resume and cover letter to John Dilmore at jdilmore@claremoreprogress.com.
  • News Editor

    City: Wagoner, OK
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Weekly Group, a division of BH Media Group
    Job Description: The news editor will be in charge of all news, features and sports content for the Wagoner Tribune. Duties will include writing, editing free-lance content and working with production personnel to publish the weekly newspaper.
    Contact: Lisa Johnson, HR Generalist, Tulsa World Media Co., 918-581-8508, lisa.johnson@tulsaworld.com
  • Business Reporter

    City: Tulsa, OK
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Weekly Group, a division of BH Media Group
    Job Description: This position will involve general assignment reporting of business and legal news for the Tulsa Business & Legal News. Previous business news experience is preferred but any newspaper reporting experience will be considered including time as a reporter for a college newspaper and free-lance correspondent work for a professional publication.
    Contact: Lisa Johnson, HR Generalist, Tulsa World Media Co., 918-581-8508, lisa.johnson@tulsaworld.com
  • Sports Reporter

    City: Owasso, OK
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Weekly Group, a division of BH Media Group
    Job Description: This reporter will cover recreational and high school sports for the Owasso Reporter weekly newspaper. Previous newspaper experience is a must but may include time spent as a sports reporter for a college newspaper or as a free-lance correspondent for a professional newspaper.
    Contact: Lisa Johnson, HR Generalist, Tulsa World Media Co., 918-581-8508, lisa.johnson@tulsaworld.com
  • Reporter

    City: Sand Springs
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Weekly Group, a division of BH Media Group
    Job Description: Reporter will cover general assignment including news, features and sports for the Sand Springs Leader. Previous newspaper reporting experience is a must, but may include experience on a college newspaper as well as writing published in a professional newspaper as a free-lance correspondent.
    Contact: Lisa Johnson, HR Generalist, Tulsa World Media Co., 918-581-8508, lisa.johnson@tulsaworld.com
  • Mobile Reporter

    City: Broken Arrow, OK
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Weekly Group, a division of BH Media Group
    Job Description: This general assignment reporter will be based at the Broken Arrow Ledger, but may also provide reporting assistance when needed at the Owasso Reporter, Sand Springs Leader, Coweta American, Skiatook Journal and Wagoner Tribune. Previous reporting and newspaper experience is a must, but may include work done for college newspapers and professional newspapers as a free-lance correspondent.
    Contact: Lisa Johnson, HR Generalist, Tulsa World Media Co., 918-581-8508, lisa.johnson@tulsaworld.com
  • Reporter

    City: Vernon Texas
    Newspaper: Vernon Daily Record
    Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
    Job Description: If you want to be a journalist that makes a difference, we have a job for you. The Vernon Daily Record is seeking a full-time general assignment reporter to join our award-winning staff. The VDR has had a Texas APME Reporter of the Year four times and earned numerous investigative journalism awards in recent years.
    Contact: Send resume and clips to dwalker@vernonrecord.com
  • Editor

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Salary: $50k+
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript seeks an experienced editor for our top newsroom leadership position in one of Oklahoma’s newsiest communities and home to the University of Oklahoma. The editor is responsible for news and editorial content for our seven-day, 10,000-circulation newspaper and related digital platforms.
    Applicants need a progressive management background, critical thinking skills and proven ability to coach reporters and editors in reporting, writing, photography and digital journalism. We prize aggressive local news and sports coverage in print and online.
    The editor directs a staff of 13 full-time journalists. The editor is also a key member of the senior management team and has a strong voice in strategic initiatives undertaken by the newspaper.
    Norman is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City and has been rated by CNN’s Money magazine as one of the best small cities in America. It features a progressive public school system, an internationally recognized university, the National Weather Center, a vibrant economy, and many recreational and cultural activities.
    The Norman Transcript is a member of the Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI) group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact: Applicants should apply online to publisher Mark Millsap at mark@normantranscript.com. Include a detailed resume, a cover letter on why you believe you are qualified for the editor’s position, and a half-dozen examples of your journalistic work.
  • Advertising Representative

    City: Bandera and Boerne, Texas
    Newspaper: Bandera Bulletin/Boerne Star
    Job Description: Have what it takes to recognize and communicate value to a diverse market? The award-winning Bandera Bulletin and Boerne Star newspapers are looking for an advertising salesperson that excels in small business marketing, consultative selling, effective print and online advertising design, copy writing, executing customer-centered sales strategy, creativity, listening, and enjoys working with a great team of coworkers. Experience in sales and marketing required.
    Contact: E-mail your resume to briancartwright@boernestar.com today!
  • Editor and Publisher

    City: Navasota, Texas
    Newspaper: Navasota Examiner
    Job Description: The Navasota Examiner is seeking an editor and publisher who can be a leader in both the newsroom and in the publisher’s chair.
    The Examiner is an award-winning weekly newspaper in Grimes County, just minutes from Bryan-College Station in the Brazos Valley, with a staff of four. We cover it all – the oil and gas industry, county and city government, schools, cops and courts, civic events and community happenings. If you've got a passion for producing community journalism at its finest, both in print and online, we want to talk to you.
    The requirements for this position are simple. We want someone with strong news judgment and an ability to work with employees of various degrees of experience. We want someone who can turn a dull press release into a journalistic gem; someone who is well versed in AP style; someone comfortable with interviewing everyone from the governor to the kindergarten class president; and someone handy with a camera or not afraid to learn. If you like to cover sports, that’s a plus since Navasota is home to the Class 4A state champion Rattlers football team. At least two years of management experience is necessary, including reviewing P&Ls, developing budgets and long-term planning.
    The person we hire will also be responsible for managing the ad sales staff with planning promotions, monitoring sales efforts and developing ideas turn to non-advertisers into regular ones. The successful applicant will directly be responsible for the editorial product – from planning to production, and assume a bevy of other responsibilities, including managing ad sales, bookkeeping, distribution, analyzing monthly financials and planning for the future.
    If you're interested in this position, please respond to this ad before someone else does. The company offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for bonuses. You are eligible for health benefits, as well as vacation and sick/personal leave, after a probationary period. We are part of Granite Publications, a group that prefers to recruit from within and that means your job with us could be the first step toward the future you've always wanted. Please feel free to visit www.navasotaexaminer.com or visit our Facebook fan page to read up on what's been happening in your new hometown.
    Contact: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to brandi@granitepub.com.
  • Ad designer

    City: Taylor, Texas
    Newspaper: Granite Publications
    Job Description: NEWSPAPER AD COMPOSITION – We need advertising builders – full and part time – at our shop in Taylor. Jobs involve building print and web advertising for newspapers on a daily deadline. Candidates should type well and be proficient in Adobe CS on a Mac platform; able to work quickly and efficiently; organized and creative; and have great people skills. Must be able to work weekends and some evenings. EOE.
    Contact: Send resume and work samples to Tia Rae Stone, Granite Publications, tia@granitepub.com. No phone calls.
  • Advertising Representative

    City: Alpine, Texas
    Newspaper: Alpine Avalanche
    Job Description: The Alpine Avalanche has an immediate opening for a full-time ad sales representative. The ideal candidate must be attentive to details, able to meet deadlines, enjoy working with people and have reliable transportation. Sales experience preferred. This job pays commission. You also must be organized and able work in a fast paced atmosphere. Must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check. If you’re interested in this position, respond to this ad before someone else does! We offer bonus opportunities, health and dental benefits, paid vacation and a friendly supportive workplace.
    Contact: Please email resumes to publisher@alpineavalanche.com
  • Managing Editor/Staff Writer

    City: Socorro, NM
    Newspaper: El Defensor Chieftain
    Job Description: Two positions available at New Mexico’s second oldest continuously published community newspaper.
    The El Defensor Chieftain, a weekly community newspaper in Socorro NM – continuously published since 1866 - has two vacancies in our newsroom: Managing Editor and Staff Writer.
    We’re looking for a high-energy community newspaper leader; a hands-on, business savvy, newsroom manager; a person filled with passion for the role a small newspaper can play to propel a community forward; a well-rounded content creator, capable of photography, tight copy editing, page design, editorial writing, and moderator of local forums, with a can-do, problem solving attitude and a kind and supportive management style. Digital journalistic know-how is a plus. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, and minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a community newspaper newsroom.
    Our staff writer position is responsible for sports and general assignment reporting. Photography skills are also necessary. The preferred candidate will possess a journalism degree and a minimum of two years practical experience.
    The EDC is owned by Number Nine Media, Inc. – a wholly owned subsidiary of Journal Publishing Company, the publisher of the Albuquerque Journal. NNMI offers a competitive compensation package including an employer sponsored health insurance plan.
    Contact: For each position, please send cover letter, resume, and 5-8 samples of your work, including news stories, page design, editorials, and photography to: Rockford M Hayes, VP of Community Newspapers, rhayes@numberninemediainc.com
  • Graphic Designer

    City: Perry, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Perry Daily Journal
    Job Description: Part-time. Must be proficient in Photoshop and InDesign. 
    Contact: Send resume to Perry Daily Journal, c/o Gloria Brown, PO Box 311, Perry, Oklahoma 73077 or email to gloriapdjnews@yahoo.com
  • Freelance jobs: sports photographer AND sports writer

    City: Moore
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix
    Job Description: HS state track at Moore HS on Friday afternoon and Midwest City Carl Albert on Saturday afternoon (photography). Writing job will be Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 14-16 in OKC area. Likely baseball.
    Contact: Mike Kays, Sports Editor, muskogeesports@gmail.com
  • Weekly Editor

    City: Greenville, Texas
    Newspaper: Herald-Banner Publications
    Job Description: Herald-Banner Publications is looking for an editor for two weekly newspapers in Rockwall County, TX, one of the fastest-growing areas in the United States. You'll have responsibility for, and exercise substantial discretion determining, the content, layout, and appearance of the newspapers and their associated websites. Your primary duty will be to provide unique interpretation and analysis to the new and editorial content of the publications.
    You'll oversee one full-time reporter, coordinate with freelance writers, and also do a lot of page design, writing and photography yourself.
    Our ideal candidate will have:
    1. Experience designing gorgeous pages, preferably in InDesign, with the clips to prove it.
    2. A web-first mindset, preferably with some experience creating video and audio. We want to rock the web with daily coverage online and follow up in print.
    3. Excellent planning and organizational skills.
    4. Strong writing and photography clips.
    It's a very fast-paced, demanding job, but it's also a rewarding job in a great place — fast-growing suburban Dallas — where the economy is strong and the competition is fierce.
    Contact: If you're ready to help us take our websites and weekly papers to the next level, send your design, writing and photography clips to Caleb Slinkard, Herald-Banner Editor, editor@heraldbanner.com, 903.455.4220 ext. 324
  • Advertising director

     City: Duncan
    Newspaper: The Duncan Banner
    Job Description: The Duncan Banner seeks an experienced, innovative and results-oriented advertising director.
    The advertising director must possess a keen understanding of print and digital advertising, as well as audience-based selling. We need someone with a track record in advertising leadership who can make sales calls and execute a multiplatform sales strategy for print, niche and digital products.
    Our advertising director must possess strong organizational and communication skills, a creative approach to revenue development and an emphasis on customer service. We expect a skilled leader who can train and develop a committed sales and marketing organization. Mentoring, field coaching and prospecting are key aspects of this position.
    Located in southwest Oklahoma, 90 minutes from Oklahoma City, Duncan is home to Halliburton’s manufacturing center, offers an exceptional quality of life, solid schools, excellent health care and a unique can-do community spirit.
    The Duncan Banner is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve 23 states.
    Contact: Interested candidates should mail their resume and salary requirements to Editor and Publisher Ed Darling, The Duncan Banner, P.O. Box 1268, Duncan, Oklahoma 73534 or send by email to edarling@duncanbanner.com
  • General Manager/Advertising Director

    City: Borger, Texas
    Newspaper: The Borger News Herald
    Job Description: The Borger (Texas) News Herald needs an experienced leader who is innovative and results-oriented. He or she will manage all the operations of this six-day a week newspaper in the Panhandle.This individual must be able to communicate a sales vision and develop content that inspires and motivates others, as well as create and lead sales strategies to uncover and develop market opportunities for print and digital advertising along with circulation revenue.
    The ability to quickly assess situations, create innovative strategic plans, establish superior partnerships and relationships with peers, business leaders and key regional and local clients is essential.
    In other words, the person we need has to be able to think on his or her feet.
    Qualified candidates will have excellent planning, organizational, analytical, financial, management skills and be able to communicate effectively.
    He or she will have a proven track record of leadership. Excellent interpersonal, leadership, verbal and written communication skills are mandatory.
    Community involvement is also necessary and encouraged.
    The Borger NewsHerald offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401K, holiday pay and vacation pay.
    Contact Information: Email your resume to: publisher@borgernewsherald.com.

  • Page Designer

    City: Miami, OK
    Newspaper: Miami News-Record Regional Design Center
    Salary: Neg.
    Job Description: The Gatehouse Design Studio in Miami OK is seeking an experienced newspaper page designer. You should be comfortable with both news and features design. The ideal candidate should be proactive, have good interpersonal skills and be comfortable collaborating with other departments. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment that demands adaptability and flexibility.
    Job Functions: Paginate and design daily, weekly and monthly newspapers and magazines from start to finish using Adobe InDesign and BLOX Total CMS.
    Essential Functions: Solid typography and conceptual skills and familiar with AP style; High proficiency in InDesign and Photoshop on a Mac platform; Ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline; Excellent time management and multitasking skills; Hands-on illustration ability, either digital or traditional is a big plus; Knowledge of how a content management system works is a plus; Perform job duties and conduct self in accordance with company core values.
    Technology Skills: Mac platform, Adobe Creative Suite 5, including but not limited to, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
    As part of Gatehouse Media, you will be eligible for or suite of benefits including a medical plan, paid vacation, sick and holidays and 401(k).
    Contact: To apply, email your resume to Cheryl Franklin, group publisher at cfranklin@gatehousemedia.com.
  • Advertising Sales

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Salary Range: First Year $50k+
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript is looking for their next premier advertising sales executive. We are seeking a self-starter and a go-getter that wants to make as much money as possible. The Transcript covers the cities of Norman and Moore as well as the entire Cleveland County area. Our next sales executive must be a great conversationalist, able to handle multiple deadlines and the ability to sell a portfolio of products that include print, digital and magazines. Sales experience is required.
    Contact: Send your resume to Rebekah Collins, Advertising Manager at rebekah@normantranscript.com.
  • Area Reporter

    City: Enid, Okla.
    Newspaper: Enid News & Eagle
    Job Description: The award-winning Enid News & Eagle is now hiring for an area reporter with an emphasis on agriculture, energy and the environment. The regional daily News & Eagle and its growing website, EnidNews.com, cover a 10-county area in northwest Oklahoma. The sweepstakes winner in the Oklahoma Press Association’s largest division for four years straight, the News & Eagle was recognized with a statewide Freedom of Information Award for its successful lawsuit supporting the public’s First Amendment right of access to sealed court records.
    The News & Eagle’s recent “Under Pressure” project won the nationwide Associated Press Media Editors' Community Journalism Public Service Initiative award and was just named co-winner for another Public Service award in the national Best of CNHI journalism contest.
    Enid is experiencing significant growth with a revitalized downtown. Following the multi-million renovation of Enid’s historic Convention Hall, a full-service, multipurpose venue opened hosting national performing acts.
    With a population around 50,000, Enid is the economic, social, medical, political and educational hub of northwest Oklahoma.
    The reporter candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and experience being published.
    Our collaborative, veteran staff is looking for an enterprising journalist with the versatility to produce top-notch print and online journalism on deadline. The candidate should be familiar and comfortable with multimedia, AP style and able to take direction. This full-time position offers a negotiable salary with health benefits and a 401(k) plan.
    Contact: Please email a cover letter, resume, published clips and three journalism references to Executive Editor Rob Collins at rcollins@enidnews.com.
  • Full time Writer/reporter

    City: Perry
    Newspaper: Perry Daily Journal
    Job Description: Daily newspaper need writer/reporter, In-design and photoshop experience helpful, Must have good English and spelling skills.
    Contact: Send resume to Gloriapdjnews@yahoo.com or mail to the Managing Editor of the Perry Daily Journal @ PO Box 311, Perry OK 73077
  • Advertising Manager

    City: Ardmore, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
    Salary: $50,000 plus
    Job Description: The Ardmoreite, a six-day multi-media information source in southern Oklahoma, has an immediate opening for an advertising manager. This is a full –time fast-paced management position with a highly-competitive compensation package. The sales staff consists of 3 outside multi-media sales executives and 1 support staff.
    In addition to our newspaper print product, The Ardmoreite provides multiple platforms for news and advertising information. Driving long-term revenue in print, digital and mobile requires an individual who understands multi-media, the opportunity to grow community businesses in reach and volume and how to motivate salespeople. Being goal driven is a must.
    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of successful experience in direct sales, combined with management responsibilities. Excellent people, communication and number skills are required. A high energy level, enjoyment of new products and challenges and the ability to execute and implement are pre-requisites for this position. I’m also looking for an individual who can fold fun into the workday without losing sight of the end goal.
    This is a base plus commission position. EOE
    Contact: If you have a proven track record of driving sales while creating a positive work environment, please send letter of application, resume and references to Kim Benedict, publisher, The Ardmoreite, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, Okla. 73401, or email to kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with Ad Manager in the subject line.
  • Reporter

    City: Woodward, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Woodward News
    Job Description: The Woodward News is seeking a full-time multi-media journalist capable of writing, photography, shooting video and more. Position will include a wide variety of assignments from breaking news and features to lifestyles, sports and business, for print and online.
    Contact: Johnny McMahan, editor, c/o Woodward News, PO Box 928, Woodward, OK 73802
    or email editor@woodwardnews.net
  • Page Designer

    City: Muskogee, OK
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix/CNHI
    Job Description: The Muskogee Phoenix, a 10,000 circulation daily newspaper in northeast Oklahoma, is seeking a page designer to join its news operation. The ideal candidate will have strong typing skills, experience in designing pages for a daily newspaper, computer skills, and the ability to learn quickly in a deadline-oriented atmosphere. News judgment, problem-solving skills, creativity and interpersonal skills are important for this job. The ideal candidate will follow instructions and meet every deadline. The ideal candidate will be determined to get things right under pressure. A background in sports would be considered a plus.
    Contact: Applicants may apply to Ed Choate at echoate@muskogeephoenix.com
  • Reporter

    City: Claremore
    Newspaper: Claremore Daily Progress
    Job Description: We are seeking an enterprising journalist to join our team at the Claremore Daily Progress and claremoreprogress.com in Claremore, Okla. We are looking for someone who can consistently produce thorough, well-written stories in print and online on topics ranging from breaking news and local government to human-interest features and sports.
    The Daily Progress has an award-winning newsroom recognized for excellence in local news coverage. Claremore is located in northeast Oklahoma, is the Rogers County seat and the site of Rogers State University. The community of 18,600 is recognized for its picturesque neighborhoods and bustling business district.
    Contact: If you have the skills and desire to be part of the Daily Progress team, please send us a resume and cover letter, along with samples of your work to John Dilmore, jdilmore@claremoreprogress.com.
  • Account Executive

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Gazette
    Salary Range: $24,000 - $35,000
    Job Description: Advertising Account Executive must be a self-motivated individual and have an honest desire to grow Oklahoma City business. The ability to communicate well, think on your feet, plan effective advertising campaigns and follow up with clients is a must. Prior experience, though not necessary, is a plus.
    Contact: Christy Duane cduane@okgazette.com
  • Sports/News Reporter

    City: Altus
    Newspaper: Altus Times
    Job Description: 70/30 sports to regular news reporting. Cover local and area sporting events, take photos and do features.
    Contact: Michael Bush, fbush@civitasmedia.com
  • Content Marketing Specialist

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: BigWing Interactive
    Job Description: Do you love the creative process? Do you love telling stories online? Does the idea of helping businesses with their digital marketing excite you?
    We’re looking for a Content Marketing Specialist to contribute to the digital marketing campaigns of businesses across the United States, including some of Oklahoma’s highest profile web properties.
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Create engaging written and visual content for the purpose of digitally marketing a portfolio of clients.
    • Plan and execute content marketing campaigns: Leverage content, SEO, social media, and other inbound marketing tactics to generate website traffic and leads.
    • Regularly meet and communicate with clients to understand their marketing needs, set their content marketing strategy, and communicate successes and challenges.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with webmasters, reporters, publications and influencers to facilitate the placement and promotion of content.
    • Bring a positive attitude to work every day. Collaborate and share best-practices with the team and the digital marketing community.
    Job Requirements:
    • Strong writing and editing skills.
    • A portfolio of relevant work that demonstrates strategic thinking, an engaging style and a great command of language (flow, sentence structure, grammar and punctuation).
    • Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, no matter what it takes, whether working independently or as part of a team.
    • Demonstrate solid understanding in marketing concepts and best practices.
    • Experience working with a variety of inbound marketing tactics: blogging, Public Relations, SEO, social media, link building, and email outreach.
    • Passion to fill in any gaps in your digital marketing knowledge and quickly gain a tactical knowledge through application and analysis.
    Additional Requirements:
    • Experience in the following: Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, basic HTML knowledge, WordPress or other CMS, bulk email software (e.g. Aweber, MailChimp), and knowledge of SEO best practices. Willingness to learn these is a must.
    • At least 1 year of experience (beyond internships) as a content marketer, marketing copywriter, SEO, journalist, traditional marketer, communications professional, blogger or digital marketer.
    • Experience with video production, graphic design, photography or off-line marketing tactics.
    Education and/or Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (journalism, marketing, advertising, communications).
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Be Internet savvy.
    Contact: To apply, please send resume and writing samples to jobs@bigwing.com.
  • Full-time Reporter

    City: Southwest Missouri
    Newspaper: The Cassville Democrat
    Description: The Cassville Democrat, an award-winning weekly newspaper in southwest Missouri, seeks a talented and energetic full-time reporter.
    Candidates for this position must possess strong writing, editing and photography skills. The successful candidate must be a self-starter with an insatiable sense of curiosity and a willingness to ask tough questions to get down to the bottom of a story. They must also be reliable, confident and have a positive attitude. We also seek someone who realizes the importance of breaking news, as well as using social media to drive readers to the online and print product. Organization, adherence to deadlines, and the ability to produce in a fast-paced environment are key. InDesign skills are a plus.
    Barry County is a friendly, growing area that contains Roaring River State Park and Table Rock Lake. We are a short drive to Branson, Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, Eureka Springs, Ark., and Fayetteville, Ark.
    Contact: Qualified candidates should send their resumes to Publisher Jacob Brower at jwbrower@yahoo.com. No phone calls, please.
  • Multimedia Sales

    City: Muskogee, OK
    Newspaper: The Phoenix
    Salary: Base plus commission
    Job Description: The Muskogee Phoenix, a 10,000-circulation daily newspaper in northeast Oklahoma, is seeking a dedicated digital sales professional and tele-sales professional to join its advertising operation. The ideal candidate will have strong outgoing personality, self starter personality, money driven mentality and success driven in a team setting, computer skills, and the ability to learn quickly in a deadline-oriented atmosphere.
    Contact: Send resumes to Jparra@muskogeephoenix.com
  • Advertising Manager

    City: Graham, Texas
    Newspaper: The Graham Leader
    Job Description: The Graham Leader seeks a full-time, full-charge advertising manager to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct its advertising sales and marketing programs. Our advertising program consists of retail display, classifieds, periodicals and interactive lines of business, including web and mobile.
    The successful candidate will exhibit reliable interpersonal and organizational communications abilities, a history of successful sales experience, and an aptitude for managing multiple deadline activities on a regular basis.
    The Graham Leader produces a semi-weekly, paid circulation newspaper; a weekly advertising shopper; a comprehensive suite of online and digital products including video and mobile; and multiple special sections and niche periodicals.
    The newspaper is part of Graham Newspapers, Inc., a regional community media publisher and broadcaster. The compensation package consists of base pay, direct sales commissions, and management bonuses based wholly on department sales. The company offers a complete package of benefits, including paid vacation, a 401k retirement program, and health insurance with vision and dental.
    Graham, Texas, is located adjacent to the Brazos River in the northernmost stretches of the Texas hill country and 20 minutes from beautiful Possum Kingdom Lake. Only 90 minutes from the DFW Metroplex, Graham enjoys a rich history in Western lore and a reputation for a comfortable and safe living environment.
    Contact: To apply, send a cover letter sufficient to highlight the strengths you would bring to the position and a resume of relevant experiences to Robb Krecklow, publisher@grahamleader.com. Only digital applications will be considered. Consideration begins immediately.
  • News Editor

    City: Wagoner
    Newspaper: Wagoner Tribune
    Description: Are you someone who believes in the value of community newspapers and community journalism? Are you forward-thinking? Are you a watchdog?
    If you have a passion for community journalism and making a difference in people’s lives, along with the skills necessary to manage and work with the editorial department of a community newspaper organization, we would like to talk with you.
    Neighbor News has an opening for a News Editor at the Wagoner Tribune. Must have previous editorial experience, excellent written communications skills and a journalism or mass communications degree.
    You need to have the ability to meet deadlines, make editorial judgment calls, know AP Style, possess editing, reporting and writing skills and supervisory/managerial skills. Must have a clean driving record.
    Contact: Please send your resume with salary requirements to us via one of the following methods: Email: careers@OK.NeighborNews.com; Fax: (918) 259-7584; Or mail to: Neighbor Newspapers, ATTN: Cindy Kimbrough, Human Resources, 524 South Main, Broken Arrow, OK 74012. Or stop by the above address and fill out an application. EOE
  • Reporter

    City:  Hereford, TX
    Newspaper:  Hereford Brand
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  Immediate opening for a hard-working, take-charge general assignment reporter for the Hereford Brand, a semi-weekly Texas Panhandle newspaper. Must be willing to work some nights as well as full work week. Must be able to relocated quickly. Gas allowance, paid vacation and health insurance coverage provided. Salary negotiable, based upon experience. Must have reliable transportation and must be able to work well with other employees and the public.
    Contact:  Kim Ware, publisher@azlenews.net
  • Publications Manager (Contract)

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department
    Salary Range: $20 per hour
    Job Description: Under varied supervision, the publications manager will be responsible for all aspects of content creation, trafficking, and editing of Travel Promotion guides and brochures in the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department (OTRD). The Publications Manager will work with a variety of professionals — including writers, graphic designers, factcheckers, production managers, Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department staff members, and others — to coordinate and facilitate projects from start to finish. In addition, the person in this position will create and monitor the production schedule for each project to ensure that internal deadlines are met in order to meet print and delivery deadlines. This position requires a detail- and quality-oriented manager with media savvy and exceptional organizational, writing, and people skills. The Travel Promotion workflow is not always linear, making the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously a must. Tasks will include executing creative concepts for agency guides and brochures in a collaborative environment, hiring freelance writers and factcheckers as needed, working with OTRD’s photography department to procure photographs, editing and writing content, overseeing factchecking, and coordinating project proofing, changes, and approvals with Travel Promotion staff and project art directors. This is a permanent project position with variable hours (on occasion, fewer than full-time; on others, in excess of 40 hours per week) and no benefits. The position will office at OTRD in downtown Oklahoma City.
    Contact: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Colleen McIntyre at colleen.mcintyre@travelok.com no later than March 30.
  • Editor

    City: Carthage, Texas
    Newspaper: The Panola Watchman
    Job Description: The Panola Watchman, a weekly publication, is seeking an experienced editor.
    Reporting to the Regional Publisher, the position is responsible for directing operations of the newspaper by setting direction and standard for the news content.
    The successful candidate will have strong journalist skills with a proven track record for reporting, sound news judgment and wants to take the next step up. We are interested in a journalist who believes they have the ability to manage a newsroom and who understands how to cover community events that matter to our readers.
    Contact: To apply, send cover letter and resume to employment@news-journal.com
  • Staff writer

    City: Guthrie
    Newspaper: Guthrie News Leader
    Salary Range: $20,000 to $24,000
    Job Description: General staff writer to cover local events, city and county government meetings as well as feature stories. Applicants should be knowledgeable in Word, Adobe and Photoshop programs.
    Contact: Send resumes to bramsey@guthrienewsleader.net
  • Account Executive

    City: Yukon, OK
    Newspaper: Yukon Review
    Salary: $40,000-$50,000
    Job Description: Immediate opening for inside and outside advertising account executive. Full-time position with fantastic income potential. Previous sales experience required; newspaper ad sales background preferred.
    If you are ready to work in a growing community where you will help many new retailers promote their business, this is the opportunity for you!
    Successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment while succeeding a 12-year ad sales manager.
    Contact: John Miller, Publisher/General Manager, john@yukonreview.net
  • Assistant Editor

    City: Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper: News Sentinel Inc.
    Job Description: News Sentinel Inc, a family owned publishing and printing company, is seeking an experienced reporter to assume the role of assistant editor. Qualifications include at least 3 years experience working for a daily or weekly newspaper, page layout experience and knowledge of digital SLR cameras. Stigler is located in Eastern Oklahoma between Lake Eufaula and Lake Kerr. Don't let this opportunity pass you by.
    Contact: Email us your resume or call today: linus@stiglerprinting.com, anitareding2014@gmail.com, www.stiglerprinting.com, News Sentinel, 204 South Broadway, Stigler, Ok 74462
  • Advertising Sales Representative

    City: Nationwide
    Company: Advantage Newspaper Consultants
    Job Description: Advantage Newspaper Consultants, an industry leader selling millions of dollars in customized print and Internet advertising packages for newspapers across the US and Canada each year, seeks an experienced Media Analyst (Advertising Sales Representative). Candidate must be willing to travel for up to six weeks at a time to various newspaper markets and sell advertisements in conjunction with newspaper sales teams. No relocation required. Excellent benefits, monthly salary plus commissions. Newspaper experience preferred.
    Contact: Send resume and salary requirements to jobs@newspaperconsultants.com. No phone calls please.
  • Sports Editor

    City: Weatherford, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Weatherford Daily News
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Sports editor covering local public schools and university sports for family owned newspaper. Salary plus benefits.
    Contact: Phillip Reid/Publisher, phillip@phillipreid.net, or phone 580-772-3301
  • Reporter

    City: Okmulgee, OK
    Newspaper: Okmulgee Times
    Salary: Commensurate with experience
    Job Description: The Okmulgee Times is seeking a reporter to cover city and county governments, schools and other general news assignments.
    Come grow with us and work with a very experienced team lead by an editor with over 30 years experience.
    Reporting experience preferred but not required. Strong writing skills a must, along with knowledge of the AP Stylebook, and the ability to communicate and develop working relationships with public officials. Investigative skills will be used to enhance news coverage. Job will include photography and simple photo editing.
    Successful candidate must be self-motivated and a team player in a small newsroom. Some night and weekend assignments will be required. This is a full-time position with benefits.
    Contact: Email your cover letter, resume, three to five published clips and references to Herman Brown at herman@bigbasinllc.com.
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