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  • Ad Sales

    City: Bristow, Okla.
    Newspaper: Bristow News
    Job Description: The Bristow News is seeking a motivated, organized and enthusiastic full time advertising sales executive to call on retail, commercial, and government accounts in Bristow and surrounding Creek County communities. The individual we choose will be reliable, have solid time management skills and a positive, goal-oriented attitude. The position offers a base salary plus a generous commission plan.
    Contact: Email resume and cover letter to: jd.meisner@bristownews.com. No phone calls please.
  • General Manager

    City: Okmulgee, OK
    Newspaper: Okmulgee Times
    Salary: Salary and bonuses commensurate with experience. Benefits include partially-paid health insurance, mileage reimbursement, cell phone allowance, two weeks’ annual vacation.
    Job Description: Are you an advertising manager or editor ready for general management? Are you a general manager looking for a new challenge? Are you a talented leader that would like the opportunity to work for a family-owned newspaper group and break free from corporate constraints? The Okmulgee Times needs you to grow and influence Okmulgee and Okmulgee County.
    The Okmulgee Times is a twice-weekly newspaper with endless potential under the right leadership.
    We are looking for the following skills:
    *Community involvement
    *Sales and sales management
    *Print and digital expertise for both readership and marketing
    *Business management
    *Journalism
    *Audience development
    *Building and maintaining relationships
    Preferred: Ability to work in digital space – from fixing simple computer problems to selling digital advertising.
    Okmulgee is an up and coming community of 13,500 and the Okmulgee Times covers the city and the northern half of Okmulgee County. The newspaper moved to a new, improved location less than a year ago.
    Cookson Hills Publishers, Inc. is a family-run company operates seven newspapers in Okmulgee, McIntosh and Sequoyah Counties. We work to be efficient in our back office work so we can dedicate more resources to news gathering and advertising sales.
    We believe our newspapers should reflect the community’s mission, people, problems and hope. The newspaper is its voice and cheerleader.
    The preferred candidate has a degree in journalism, advertising or business. Must be willing to live in and volunteer in the community.
    Contact: Jeff Mayo, Publisher, jeffmayo@seqcotimes.com
  • Advertising Representative

    City: Edmond
    Newspaper: Edmond Life & Leisure
    Salary: Base plus commission
    Job Description: Here's an opportunity to come to work for a dynamic, locally owned weekly newspaper, Edmond Life & Leisure, in Edmond, OK. Edmond, a city of almost 90,000, has hundreds of businesses - each an advertiser or potential advertiser. You will also get to work closely with current clients servicing the accounts for both our regular newspaper and special sections. Please note, unlike a lot of Oklahoma, Edmond's business climate remains healthy.
    In return for helping advertisers and obtaining new ones, your contributions to the company will be rewarded and valued. You also have an opportunity to work in a professional, fun atmosphere. This is our first full time opening in 11 years.
    Compensation includes a competitive salary, commission and benefits, including paid vacation, health care and dental care. Edmond Life & Leisure newspaper was founded in 2000 and continues to expand and grow.
    Contact: If this position sounds like the kind of professional development you'd like to explore, please call us today or send a resume with a cover letter at (405) 340-3311 or ray@edmondpaper.com.
  • Education/General Assignment Reporter

    City: Ardmore, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Ardmoreite
    Salary: $25-30,000
    Job Description: The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning information company in beautiful southern Oklahoma, has a full-time opening for an education/general assignment reporter. This position also is responsible for some support in daily page layout (we will train).
    The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, experience in In Design and Photoshop and some reporting experience - college newspapers count. Accuracy, time-management, organizational and people skills are also required to be successful in this position. This is a fast-paced environment that embraces quality journalism and offers a broad experience that includes digital and social media strategies.
    The Ardmoreite newsroom is a talented, diverse group of journalists who create a progressive and creative atmosphere. We offer a competitive salary, 401k and health insurance opportunities as well as paid time off.
    We are located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, which is on I35, equal-distance from Oklahoma City and Dallas. We cover five counties and our area offers great schools, medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities.
    Contact: Please send letter of interest, resume and writing and design clips to: Robby Short managing editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email robby.short@ardmoreite.com with 'edu reporter’ in the subject line. EOE
  • Advertising Sales Manager

    City: Graham Texas
    Newspaper: Palo Pinto Community Media
    Job Description: Do You Love figuring out what makes people tick?
    We’re looking for you. Join our company as the next Advertising Sales Manger.
    The Advertising Sales Manager will have primary responsibility for leading and motivating our sales team of Media Consultants to achieve print and digital revenue goals.
    If you possess ambition, strong sales and coaching skills, keen customer focus, a talent for strategic thinking, and an interest in developing your career in the media industry, apply today.
    The Advertising Sales Manager develops and executes strategic objectives to drive revenue. He/she will oversee a team of Media Consultants in our Graham, Breckenridge, Onley and Jacksboro newspaper offices. Responsible for achieving department revenue and expense budget goals. This individual Provides training and sales direction to staff. Oversees creation as well as development of new projects for the newspapers. In the field coaching, four-legged sales calls with Media Consultants and customer contact are primary responsibilities.
    Palo Pinto Community Media is a local Texas based newspaper company based in Graham Texas. We have a history of success and this maybe the place for you to grow in your career. We off a competitive salary and incentive program. Full benefits including health and dental, expense reimbursement.
    Contact: Send your cover letter and resume to Gary Loftus, Publisher,
    Email publisher@grahamleader.com or mail to Graham Leader, P.O.Box 600, 620 Oak Street, Graham, Texas 76450. We are an equal opportunity employer.
  • Reporter/paginator

    City: Arkansas City, Kansas
    Newspaper: Arkansas City Traveler
    Job Description: Family owned, five-day a week newspaper in south-central Kansas seeks a reporter/paginator to cover hard news, features and help put pages together on Indesign. We welcome the experienced veteran who understands the watchdog and story-telling role of journalism, and also the eager beginner open to growing into a true news writer under the guidance of an experienced staff. Must be comfortable with social media and posting news to our digital platforms. Full-time benefits available.
    Contact: Send resume and clips to daseaton@arkcity.net, or mail to: David A. Seaton, Arkansas City Traveler, 200 East Fifth Avenue, Arkansas City, KS 67005. Phone (620) 442-4200 x122
  • Sports Editor

    City: Elk City, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: The Elk City Daily News
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Elk City Daily News is seeking a sports editor. We're a fast-paced daily newspaper in western Oklahoma with a welcoming atmosphere and an emphasis on a job well done. While some experience in photography and Adobe CS is preferred, we're more than willing to train the right person. Combining small-town atmosphere with the convenience of nearby big-city amenities, Elk City is consistently ranked among Oklahoma's top communities.
    Contact: FPlease send resume to Larissa Copeland, Managing Editor, larissa@ecdailynews.com.
  • City Editor

    City: Paris, Texas
    Newspaper: The Paris News
    Job Description: If you want to be on the cutting edge of the daily challenge that is home-town in-your-face journalism, we have an opportunity for you.
    The publication is The Paris News. The opening is for city editor. The community is Paris, Texas and its environs.
    The successful candidate is a key member of the news team. Aspirants must be smart, savvy, community oriented and have a passion for local news. A background in newsroom skills, writing, editing and strong story planning with a desire to move into a leadership position to guide the staff in print and digital competency is essential to bring the news to this diverse and dynamic community six days a week.
    Paris is home of several major industries including Campbell Soup, Kimberly-Clark, J. Skinner Baking and Turner Industries, among others. The Paris News covers the news and events of Lamar County and surrounding counties including Choctaw County in Oklahoma.
    Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and fantastic social media skills are preferred.
    Contact: If you’re ready to step in and lead a dynamic news crew, send your resume and clips to connie.beard@theparisnews.com
  • News Reporter

    City: Atoka, OK
    Newspaper: Atoka County Times
    Job Description: 4,000 Circulation Weekly needs experienced News Reporter. Computer Skills Required.
    Contact: Send resume to Atoka County Times, rlinscott@atokaspeedynet.net

  • Graphic Artist - PrePress

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript is looking for an experienced newspaper production tech to work in our production department. This position will involve a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and QuarkXpress. Knowledge and experience with pagination is a plus. The PrePress Technician aspect of this position will include learning and using a computer to plate program for sending pages to CTP, as well as troubleshooting and solving problems with commercial print jobs. This position is full time with benefits. Evening shift hours required, some nights and weekends. The Norman Transcript is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Skills required:
    • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat and QuarkExrpess.
    • Operation of CTP/plate making equipment.
    • Maintenance of plate making equipment.
    • Must be able to work nights and weekends.
    • Proof reading pages for multiple publications.
    • Good communication skills required.
    • Use Macintosh computers and desktop publishing software for checking pages.
    • Must be able to operate multiple platforms.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
    • Previous experience a plus.
    Contact: Interested applicants should apply in person at 215 E. Comanche, Norman, Oklahoma, or email resume to rrasor@normantranscript.com
  • Paginator/Page Designer

    City: Muskogee, OK
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix
    Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
    Job Description: The Muskogee Phoenix, a 9,000-plus daily newspaper in northeast Oklahoma, is seeking an experienced paginator with serious InDesign skills to design a daily paper and special sections. This person must have the speed and editorial judgement to paginate Page 1A and all inside pages. Candidate must be fluent in Photoshop. The ideal candidate would be able to quickly paginate quality inside pages to leave enough time to creatively design section covers. Candidate must be able to work effectively in a content management system to populate our website. Candidate must be fluent in social media and understand its importance to our overall mission.
    Contact: Contact Ed Choate at echoate@muskogeephoenix.com or (918) 684-2933.
  • Reporter--Lakeside Living!

    City: Madill, Okla.
    Newspaper: Madill Record
    Job Description: The Madill Record is seeking self-motivated applicants for a general assignments reporter position in Madill, on the shores of Lake Texoma. The successful candidate will possess superior writing skills and an instinct for community journalism. This position is also designed to train candidates for advancement throughout the 11 newspaper group. Come grow with us!
    Contact: Rush resume to Molly Raley: recordeditorial@sbcglobal.net
  • Copy Desk Paginator

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: Norman Transcript
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript is looking to add to its award-winning editorial department by hiring a paginator to join its copy desk.
    The ideal candidate will have extensive InDesign experience and be comfortable working at night under deadline. The candidate needs to be proficient in AP style, pay strong attention to detail and have an extensive knowledge of spelling and grammar. NewsEdit or NewsEdit Pro and Blox CMS experience is a plus, but not required.
    The position will require someone who is able to work quickly under deadline and produce pages that feature strong design, accurate headlines and aesthetically-pleasing hierarchy while communicating regularly with the copy desk chief, the editor and other members of the newsroom. Night and weekend shifts are required.
    The Transcript has been published since 1889 and is located in Norman, Oklahoma, one of the largest cities in the state and home to the University of Oklahoma. Norman also features vibrant Campus Corner, downtown and University North Park shopping districts, an active arts and music scene and more than 50 parks.
    Contact: To apply for this position, please email your résumé and layout clips in PDF format to Caleb Slinkard at jobs@normantranscript.com.
  • Clerk/reporter

    City: Hot Springs, Ark.
    Newspaper: The Sentinel-Record
    Job Description: The Sentinel-Record, a morning daily in Hot Springs National Park, Ark., has an opening for a full-time clerk/reporter. Job requirements include being able to compose obituaries; compile vital information; receive news story assignments, leads and tips to develop story ideas; and take photographs. Must be able to cover and write clear and accurate news stories and may write feature stories for publication. Must have reliable transportation, and driving record must meet the Company Personal Vehicles Use Policy. 
    Contact : Email resumes to the editor, Mark Gregory, at mark@hotsr.com
  • Page designer

    City: Hot Springs, Ark.
    Newspaper: The Sentinel-Record
    Job Description: The Sentinel-Record, a morning daily in Hot Springs National Park, Ark., has two openings for full-time page designers. Job requirements include experience in print design and production; strong layout skills; strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign and Photoshop; familiarity with Mac operating system; and willingness to take on duties as assigned and work flexible schedule around deadlines. Must be able to compose headlines, cutlines, and do simple copy editing.
    Contact: Email the editor, Mark Gregory, at mark@hotsr.com
  • Advertising Manager

    City: Claremore
    Newspaper: Claremore Daily Progress
    Job Description: The Claremore Daily Progress is seeking a highly motivated person to manage its display sales force in Claremore, Okla. The successful candidate will manage the overall activities of our sales department including multimedia sales. Responsibilities include developing and executing sales strategies for all of our products while meeting and exceeding monthly and yearly goals. We are seeking someone with the ability to successfully execute advertising strategies, strong verbal and written communication skills and familiarity with digital solutions. We are looking for the ability to motivate, sell, manage and identify sales opportunities.
    Job Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
    • Maintain strong relationships with customers
    • Develop and execute sales, pricing and packaging strategies
    • Motivate, train, coach, and develop sales team
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize, coach and lead staff
    • Problem solving and decision making ability
    • Analytical skills
    Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and 401K.
    Contact:
    If you have the skills and desire to be part of the Claremore Daily Progress team, please send a resume and cover letter to jdilmore@claremoreprogress.com or mail to: P.O. Box 248, Claremore, OK 74018, Attention: Publisher.
  • Graphic Design & Pagination

    City: Weatherford, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Weatherford Daily News
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Seeking individual with knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. Ideal candidate would have a creative eye and knowledge of newspaper design. Full time position with salary plus benefits.
    Contact: Email resume and a few examples of work to Phillip Reid, phillip@phillipreid.net
  • Marketing Specialist

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: Oklahoma Living magazine
    Salary: Based on experience and qualifications
    Job Description: Oklahoma Living’s (OKL) Marketing Specialist will be responsible for generating new online sponsorships/digital advertising for OKL’s website, app, digital edition, social media outlets and OKL e-blast newsletters containing advertising. Additionally, the Marketing Specialist will be responsible for display advertising sales in OKL’s monthly print edition, which has a circulation of more than 321,000. This position is expected to maintain an existing base of advertisers as well as generate new display ad sales in the magazine.
    The OKL Marketing Specialist will coordinate, schedule and arrange for online video recognition of OKL advertisers, and assist the Multimedia Specialist with their production. OKL’s Marketing Specialist will represent OKL at community events, trade shows and educational events. In addition, the OKL Marketing Specialist will coordinate and recruit online sponsorships as well as display advertising for OKL’s publisher, the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC). This shall include mobile and desktop versions for OAEC’s website (www.oaec.coop) and print advertising for the OAEC directory, which is published annually, and its online version.  The OKL Marketing Specialist position reports directly to OAEC’s Director of Public Relations, Communications and Research.
    Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Work closely with OKL staff to develop an ‘Online Advertising/Sponsorship Plan’ to be implemented within first six to eight months of employment;
    • Recruit and assist in the design and editing of both new and existing magazine advertisements and online sponsorships for OKL/OAEC digital platforms;
    • Work closely with OKL’s contract graphic artist/ad designer;
    • Work closely with Editorial Staff to coordinate short video segments promoting selected loyal advertisers from the magazine;
    • Maintain OKL’s existing base of print advertisers;
    • Recruit and solicit potential display advertisers located throughout the state of Oklahoma and across the nation into the monthly magazine;
    • Provide oversight for a comprehensive electronic Advertiser Database;
    • Work closely with OAEC’s accounting department to ensure advertiser payments as well as monthly ad sales lists and placements for billing purposes;
    • Work closely with OKL’s Editorial Staff to proof ads being placed in all formats including magazine, digital edition, app, website, e-blast newsletters and social media outlets;
    • Coordinate the design and creation of an annual OKL Media Kit;
    • Represent OKL and recruit new advertisers at trade shows or other educational display opportunities where the magazine will be exhibited and promoted;
    • Coordinate with Editorial Staff to identify advertising opportunities with various story-related interests included in the magazine’s current Editorial Calendar;
    • Coordinate and recruit online sponsorships and display advertisements for OAEC’s website (www.oaec.coop), mobile and desktop versions and its print directory and online version;
    • The OAEC Director of Public Relations, Communications and Research may assign other duties and responsibilities.
    Qualifications: A college degree and/or broad knowledge in the field of strategic communications and marketing with proven leadership capabilities is required. A college degree in a related field will be considered. Candidates who do not hold a college degree but have an equivalent combination of experience in marketing, sales and digital/print advertising fields may be considered for the position.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Team executing, coaching, ability to train and develop others, problem solving, delegation and ability to work with diverse clientele;
    • Sales initiative, building and maintaining advertiser relationships;
    • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
    • Excellent organization and time-management skills, including ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe products;
    • High degree of energy, creativity, initiative and flexibility;
    • Physical demands include traveling throughout the state of Oklahoma as well as occasional traveling to attend training/educational conferences at locations in Oklahoma and throughout the United States. Must be physically able to use a computer and set up OKL displays at events.
    Compensation: OAEC/OKL offers a competitive salary and benefits package. This position is not commission-based; however, the job does offer bonuses for reaching targeted strategic goals.
    Contact: Submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio and a letter of reference by Monday, April 4, 2016 via mail or e-mail to the attention of:  Sid Sperry, Director of Public Relations, Communications and Research, Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives, P.O. Box 54309, Oklahoma City, OK 73154-1309. E-mail: sksperry@oaec.coop
  • Graphic Artist

    City: Mustang/Yukon, Okla.
    Newspaper: Mustang News/Yukon Review - Hi Neighbor! Newspapers
    Job Description: The Yukon Review and Mustang News are currently seeking a talented individual for a full-time graphic artist/composition position.
    Qualified applicants must have a strong knowledge in desktop publishing (preferably InDesign), image manipulation (PhotoShop/Illustrator) and Microsoft Office, as well as experience with PC and/or Macintosh computers.
    We are seeking a dependable, hand-working team player who is capable of multitasking and working in a fast-paced environment while staying organized and meeting established deadlines.
    Full-time benefits includes vacation, as well as paid holidays.
    Contact: Interested individuals may email resume (must include professional references) and portfolio samples to dsettle@yukonreview.net or jsettle@yukonreview.net.
  • Sports Editor

    City: Chickasha
    Newspaper: The Express-Star
    Job Description: Looking for a job that’s challenging and rewarding in the sports world?
    Come work for us at The Express-Star where you will have the opportunity to cover seven high schools, and an NAIA college. Opportunities to cover the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University will also be available. Excel at local coverage in multiple areas tackling politics, crime and courts in addition to sports coverage. Sports editing and reporting is the primary function of this position, but it’s a truly a unique journalistic hybrid. Candidates should have experience with journalistic writing, photography, In Design and videography. Recent college graduates with strong clips will be considered.
    The Express-Star is located in Chickasha, Oklahoma 35 minutes west of Norman and 45 minutes south west of downtown Oklahoma City. We are a 3-day a week paper publishing Tuesday, Thursday and weekend editions, along with a daily website. The Express-Star is a part of CNHI. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, 401K and paid time off.
    Contact: Those interested should send resume, cover letter and your three best work samples to Publisher James Bright at james@chickashanews.com.
  • Reporter/Ad Sales/Administrative

    City: Concho, OK
    Newspaper: Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Assist editor with layout/design utilizing InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator software. Maintain existing advertising accounts and generate new advertising on regular basis. Strong writing skill required and must be willing to travel to cover events, stories and conduct interviews. Distributing newspaper twice a month on specified route. Maintain subscribers/mailing list. Administrative duties which include answering incoming calls, processing requisitions/check requests, process mail, filing, logging/depositing advertising revenue and any other administrative duties that arise.
    Qualifications:
    Must have experience in journalism, photojournalism and would prefer experience in photography and graphic design. High School diploma required. Prefer bachelor’s degree in related field, however will strongly consider years of experience in the industry in lieu of degree. Must have strong writing skills. Must be experienced with Macintosh platform (utilizing programs such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe PDF. Also must be familiar with Microsoft Office on Mac platform. Must also be familiar with social media apps such as Twitter and Facebook and maneuvering around the Internet. Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and have dependable transportation. Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule, which will include nights, weekends and holidays. Must be familiar with Native American traditions and cultures. Must be outgoing, professional and interact well with both Native and non-Native communities. Must be able to multi-task and work effectively under high stress situations. Tribal preference.
    Contact:
    Editor-in-Chief Rosemary Stephens 405/422-7446 or by email, rmstephens@c-a-tribes.org.
  • Audience Development Manager/Circulation

    City: Tahlequah, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Tahlequah Daily Press
    Job Description: Audience Development Manager
    An Audience Development (Circulation) Manager position is available at Tahlequah's award-winning five-day-a-week newspaper.
    The manager will be responsible for circulation sales, market penetration increases, and retention efforts to meet budgeted goals through prompt and consistent delivery service, timely and complete collection, as well as driver recruitment and contractor training on their respective routes. The manager will also assist in locating single-copy accounts and minor maintenance of racks.
    Duties of the Audience Development Manager:
    • Promote circulation growth through implementation of sales, service, and retention programs.
    • Manage the contracts and consult with independent contracted drivers. Keep files updated
    • Maintain 100% attempt-to-contract on all subscribers scheduled to stop within seven days.
    • Implement strategies and program designed to ensure that customer service complaint standards are achieved.
    •Resolve customer complaints in a timely manner.
    • Deliver open routes or missed papers as needed.
    • Verify the accuracy and home delivery of the TMC product.
    • Assure accurate delivery of all other niche products and NIE school papers.
    • Train any new circulation employees and drivers.
    • Complete driver payroll
    • Close our end of month
    • Maintenance of racks.
    • Complete reports as requested from corporate throughout the month.
    • Create accounts for new dealers and racks as needed.
    • Develop and test new methods of acquiring new subscribers, increasing renewal rates, and bringing back lost subscribers.
    • Work with circulation hub in Joplin with promotional marketing program.
    • Make sales and collection calls to build circulation numbers.
    • Verify returns
    • Divide papers and carrier delivery.
    The overview and objectives above are not limited to the items described above, and are subject to change based on needs as defined by the publisher.
    Tahlequah Daily Press in an equal opportunity employer.
    All candidates will be subject to a background check & credit check.
    Contact: Send resumes to: Publisher, 106 West Second Street, Tahlequah, OK 74464, or terwin@tahlequahdailypress.com. No Phone Calls, Please.
  • Part-time Multimedia Journalist

    City: Enid, Okla.
    Newspaper:
    Enid News & Eagle
    Job Description:
    The award-winning Enid News & Eagle is hiring a part-time multimedia journalist. The 20-hour-per-week position will report and handle online and social media duties.Candidates must demonstrate expertise in social media such as Twitter and Facebook and have experience with content management and breaking digital news.
    The regional daily News & Eagle and its growing website, EnidNews.com, cover a 10-county area in northwest Oklahoma.
    The multimedia journalist candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and publishing experience. We’re looking for a deadline-oriented, ethical journalist. The team-oriented candidate should be familiar and comfortable with AP style and able to take direction.
    Contact:
    Please email a cover letter, resume, published examples and three journalism references to Executive Editor Rob Collins at rcollins@enidnews.com.
  • Education/general assignment reporter

    City: Ardmore
    Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
    Salary: $25-$30,000
    Job Description: Education/general assignment reporter
    The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning information company in beautiful southern Oklahoma, has a full-time opening for an education/general assignment reporter. This position also is responsible for some support in daily page layout (we will train).
    The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, experience in In Design and Photoshop and some reporting experience - college newspapers count. Accuracy, time-management, organizational and people skills are also required to be successful in this position. This is a fast-paced environment that embraces quality journalism and offers a broad experience that includes digital and social media strategies.
    The Ardmoreite newsroom is a talented, diverse group of journalists who create a progressive and creative atmosphere. We offer a competitive salary, 401k and health insurance opportunities as well as paid time off.
    We are located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, which is on I35, equi-distance from Oklahoma City and Dallas. We cover five counties and our area offers great schools, medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities.
    Contact: Please send letter of interest, resume and writing and design clips to: Kim Benedict, Editor and Publisher, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com and copy to marsha.miller@ardmoreite.com with 'edu reporter’ in the subject line. EOE
  • Classified Receptionist

    City: Dumas, TX
    Newspaper: Moore County News-Press
    Salary: 20K-25K
    Job Description: The Moore County News-Press is a twice-weekly newspaper in Dumas, Texas, with a population of just over 14,000 located in the Texas Panhandle approximately 45 miles north of Amarillo. We are currently seeking a full-time Classified Receptionist. Qualified applicants must be strong communicators, good spellers, confident, energetic, self-motivated to achieve goals and thrive in a competitive market, and have knowledge of bookkeeping including 10-key and accounts receivable/payable. Full-time benefits include vacation, sick time, life and health insurance, paid holidays and travel compensation. Wage commensurate with experience. We are a drug-free equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug screening may be required.
    Contact: Interested individuals may mail resume (must include professional references) Moore County News-Press, PO Box 757, Dumas, TX 79029. You may also e-mail Publisher Wanda Brooks at wandab@moorenews.com. Application may be found online at www.moorenews.com.
  • Composition

    City: Dumas, TX
    Newspaper: Moore County News-Press
    Salary Range: 20K-30K Depending on experience
    Job Description: The Moore County News-Press is a twice-weekly newspaper in Dumas, Texas, with a population of just over 14,000 located in the Texas Panhandle approximately 45 miles north of Amarillo. We are currently seeking a full-time composition employee. Qualified applicants must have a strong knowledge in desktop publishing (preferably QuarkXpress), image manipulation (Photoshop/Illustrator) and Microsoft Office, as well as experience with Macintosh computers. We are seeking a dependable, hard-working team player who is capable of multitasking and working in a fast-paced environment while staying organized and meeting established deadlines. Full-time benefits include vacation, sick time, life and health insurance as well as paid holidays. We are a drug-free equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug screening may be required.
    Contact: Interested individuals may mail resume (must include professional references) and portfolio samples to: Moore County News-Press, PO Box 757, Dumas, TX 79029, or e-mail Publisher Wanda Brooks at wandab@moorenews.com. Application may be found online at www.moorenews.com.
  • Reporter

    City: Dumas, TX
    Newspaper: Moore County News-Press
    Salary Range: 20K-30K Depending on experience
    Job Description: The Moore County News-Press is a twice-weekly newspaper in Dumas, Texas, with a population of just over 14,000 located in the Texas Panhandle approximately 45 miles north of Amarillo. We are currently seeking a Reporter. This individual is responsible for attending and reporting on local meetings as well as writing features, local news and investigative news stories as well as some page layout. Photography skills are a plus. Benefits Include vacation, health, life, and dental insurance. Wage commensurate with experience.
    Contact: Find an application online at www.moorenews.com or you may submit your resume to: Moore County News-Press, PO BOX 757, Dumas, TX 79029. You may also e-mail your resume and clippings to: wandab@moorenews.com. We are a Drug-Free, Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Sales Executive

    City: Dumas, TX
    Newspaper: Moore County News-Press
    Salary Range: 35k-60k+
    Job Description: The Moore County News-Press is a twice-weekly newspaper in Dumas, Texas, with a population of just over 14,000 located in the Texas Panhandle approximately 45 miles north of Amarillo. We are currently seeking a well organized and highly motivated full-time Advertising Sales Executive to call on businesses, industries and local government entities in Dumas as well as in and around Moore County, Texas. Qualified applicant must have time management skills and a positive, winning attitude and must be responsible, goal oriented, enthusiastic and reliable. This position offers a base salary and a commission plan. Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance. Additional benefits also available include paid vacation and sick leave.
    Contact: Interested individuals may mail resume (must include professional references) to: Moore County News-Press, PO Box 757, Dumas, TX 79029. You may also e-mail Publisher Wanda Brooks at wandab@moorenews.com. Application may be found online at www.moorenews.com.
  • Executive Editor, Cherokee Phoenix

    City: Tahlequah, OK
    Newspaper: Cherokee Nation
    Salary: Based on Education & Experience
    Job Description: Plans, coordinates, and directs editorial activities and workers who assist in selecting and preparing material for publication for the Cherokee Nation.The Executive Editor shall serve his or her term of office free from political influence from any department of the government of the Cherokee Nation and may be removed only for cause. The Executive Editor shall not, directly or indirectly, solicit, receive or in any manner be concerned in soliciting or receiving any assessment, subscriptions or contribution for any political organization, candidacy or other political purpose. The Executive Editor shall not participate in any political campaign or be involved in any tribal political activity, except to exercise his or her right as a citizen to express his or her individual opinion and cast his or her right to vote.
    Job Duties:
    Confers with executives, department heads, and editorial staff to formulate policy, coordinate department activities, establish production schedules, solve publication problems, and discuss makeup plans and organizational changes. Determines theme of issue and gathers related material. Writes or assigns staff members or freelance writers to write articles, reports, editorials, reviews, and other material. Reads, evaluates and edits material submitted for publication consideration. Secures graphic material from picture sources and assigns artists and photographers to produce pictures and illustrations. Assigns staff member, or personally interviews individuals and attends gatherings, to obtain items for publication, verify facts, and clarify information. Assigns research and other editorial duties to staff. Organizes material, plans overall and individual page layouts, and selects type. Marks dummy pages to indicate position and size of printed and graphic material. Reviews final proofs and approves or makes changes. Reviews and evaluates work of staff members and makes recommendations and changes. Directs activities of production, circulation, or promotion personnel. Prepares or directs preparation of news releases, special brochures, and similar materials. Maintains files and produces reports. Oversees budget(s) of assigned area. Other duties may be assigned.
    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
    Manages three subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 2-10 employees in the Cherokee Publications. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    Qualifications:
    EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
    Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university in Journalism or related field; or six years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT
    An additional five years progressively responsible experience in Journalism is required. Must have experience necessary for the successful operation of the publication.
    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    Must be able to operate standard office equipment and common computer software. Must be familiar with publishing type software.
    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    Must be of good character and have a reputation of integrity. Must be physically able to carry out the duties of the office. Must adhere to the standards of accepted ethics of journalism as defined by the Society of Professional Journalists and endorsed by the Native American Journalists Association. Must be a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.
    Contact : If you are interested in working for the Cherokee Nation, contact: Cherokee Nation Human Resources Department, PO Box 948, Tahlequah, OK 74465, (918) 453-5292 or 453-5050 or visit our website at: www.cherokee.org
  • Sales Representative

    City: Oklahoma City/Metro
    Publication: Oklahoma’s Senior News and Living
    Salary: Base salary, Commission, Mileage reimbursement, based upon experience
    Job Description: Outside advertising representative is responsible for seeking new advertising, maintaining current accounts and providing additional revenue ideas. Must be self-motivated, have a valid driver's license, insurance and good transportation. Previous sales experience preferred but not required.
    Work from home. General Computer knowledge required. Senior News and Living is a monthly publication.
    Contact: Steve Eldridge, publisher at 405-631-5100 ext. 4 or email resume to stevene@okcnursingtimes.com
  • State Issues Reporter

    City: Oklahoma City
    Organization: Oklahoma Watch
    Job Description: Oklahoma Watch, a nonprofit media organization, is seeking an investigative reporter who can produce ground-breaking coverage of significant state issues, government and politics. The position is to be based at the Oklahoma State Capitol.
    The reporter should have several years of professional experience and an ability to report on complex topics and grasp and explain the larger context of issues. He or she should be adept at tackling long-form stories and developing reliable sources on all sides of the political aisles. The job requires digging for revealing news and trends, generating exclusives, acquiring and analyzing data, and aggressively pursuing public records. Taking photos and simple video and recording audio will be part of the job.
    Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit, nonpartisan online news publication that produces in-depth and investigative content on public-policy issues, often focusing on the poor and disadvantaged. Our offices are at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Salary and benefits are competitive.
    Contact: The following should be sent to David Fritze, executive editor, at dfritze@oklahomawatch.org: -Cover letter, -Resume, -At least 10 samples of your work (in links or PDF form), -References.
  • Crime and Court Reporter

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript is looking to add to its award-winning editorial department by hiring a crime and courts reporter.
    This reporter position would require the individuals to cover breaking crime news and report on police and law enforcement-related news. The reporter will also cover important trials and put together a daily package of crime briefs for the paper.
    The ideal candidate will have experience as a beat reporter at a weekly or daily newspaper, preferably with experience covering courts and crime. Strong writing skills, a working knowledge of AP Style, and the ability to efficiently produce a large amount of copy is a must. Photography experience is preferred, but not required. The position will require some work on nights and weekends.
    The Transcript has been published since 1889 and is located in Norman, Oklahoma, one of the largest cities in the state and home to the University of Oklahoma. Norman also features vibrant Campus Corner, downtown, and University North Park shopping districts, an active arts and music scene, and more than 50 parks.
    Contact: To apply for this position, please email your résumé, writing and layout clips in PDF format to Caleb Slinkard at jobs@normantranscript.com.
  • OKC Thunder Beat Writer

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Job Description: Pro Basketball Reporter (OKC Thunder)
    The Norman, OK, Transcript seeks an accomplished sports writer to cover the NBA Oklahoma City Thunder. The reporter will also cover major University of Oklahoma sports. Applicants must have digital as well as print experience, including use of social media. We prize reporting and writing skills. Stories, columns, blogs and tweets will be shared with our 15 sister CNHI papers in Oklahoma.
    Contact: Send a cover letter, resume and work samples to Editor Caleb Slinkard at jobs@normantranscript.com.
  • Weekly Editor

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript is looking to add to its award-winning editorial department by hiring a weekly editor.
    The weekly editor position is a hybrid reporter/paginator role that would require regular shifts on the copy desk, as well as news and sports reporting on a consistent basis.
    The ideal candidate would have extensive InDesign experience and be comfortable working under deadlines. The candidate also needs to have experience writing news, features and sports stories. NewsEdit or NewsEdit Pro and photography experience is a plus, but not required.
    The role will require someone who is able to work at a fast pace and balance a variety of responsibilities, while communicating regularly with the editor, copy desk chief and other members of the newsroom. Night and weekend shifts are required.
    The Transcript has been published since 1889 and is located in Norman, Oklahoma, one of the largest cities in the state and home to the University of Oklahoma. Norman also features vibrant Campus Corner, downtown, and University North Park shopping districts, an active arts and music scene, and more than 50 parks.
    Contact: To apply for this position, please email your résumé, writing and layout clips in PDF format to Caleb Slinkard at jobs@normantranscript.com.
  • Magazine Creative Director

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description:  Norman Magazine Creative Director
    This position will be responsible for the layout, design and overall presentation of Norman magazine. The creative director will work closely with the editor to make sure that all deadlines are met, as well as help with the day-to-day management of freelance writers and photographers. The CD will also work closely with the ad manager to ensure all ads and revenue are correct and that the overall presentation meets the high quality standards necessary to maintain and grow revenue.
    This position will also help in coordinating photo shoots for the magazine. This includes working with photographers, retailers, casting, location scouting, hair & makeup and stylists. When necessary, and in the absence or otherwise engagement of our staff photographer, the CD could go take photos needed for different stories and features for any given issue as well.
    The creative director is responsible for page layout, manifest management, advertorial feature design and layout, cohesive theme presentation, and any necessary ad building. This position will also have the ultimate responsibility of meeting all printing and publishing deadlines.
    In addition, this position will assist the advertising department in the layout and design of Discover Norman, printserts, the Chamber Directory, our gift guides and other special sections that are currently on the books. This position is responsible for in-house marketing materials that are always needed such as rate cards, house ads for print/digital/magazine, banners, rack cards and other promotional materials throughout the year that this position could create and maintain.
    Contact: To apply, send resume to Rebekah Collins at jobs@normantranscript.com
  • Reporter

    City: Claremore
    Newspaper: Claremore Daily Progress
    Job Description: We are seeking an enterprising journalist to join our staff at the Claremore Daily Progress and claremoreprogress.com, in Claremore, Okla. We are looking for someone who can consistently produce thorough, well-written news and feature stories, in print and online. Ability to design pages in QuarkXPress a plus. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and 401K.
    Contact: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jdilmore@claremoreprogress.com.
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