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  • EDITORIAL & AD GRAPHICS

    CITY: Oklahoma City
    COMPANY: Oklahoma Press Service (an affiliate of Oklahoma Press Association)
    JOB DESCRIPTION: Write articles for and assist in layout of The Oklahoma Publisher, our monthly publication; work on basic ads; help update website and social media; work conventions and meetings; plus more. Experience in InDesign required.
    CONTACT: If you’re looking for a position with variety, send resume and salary requirement to jgilliland@okpress.com.
  • Advertising Supervisor

    City:  Muskogee
    Newspaper:  Muskogee Phoenix (CNHI)
    Salary Range:  Base/Bonus
    Job Description:  The Muskogee Phoenix, a 10,000 circulation daily newspaper in northeast Oklahoma, is seeking an advertising supervisor to join its newspaper operation. The ideal candidate will have strong people skills; the ability to motivate sales reps; apply sales pressure by training, educating and holding the staff accountable; make 4-legged calls; and assist in developing needs analysis and proposals. The ideal candidate will be goal-minded, have computer skills, and must have the ability to learn quickly in a deadline-oriented atmosphere. Online and social media experience a plus. 
    Contact:  Please send resume to Publisher's email address. Contact: Jeff Parra at jparra@muskogeephoenix.com

  • Advertising Manager

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Oklahoma Living magazine
    Salary:  Negotiable; based on experience. This position is not based on commission; position offers bonuses for reaching targeted advertising goals.
    Job Description:  Oklahoma Living's (OKL) Advertising Manager is responsible for generating new sales and maintaining an existing base of advertisers for the monthly print magazine as well as for online/digital sponsorships. The Advertising Manager will be responsible for representing the magazine at community events, trade shows and/or educational event opportunities. Broad knowledge in the field of print advertising with proven leadership capabilities is required. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. Candidates who do not hold a bachelor's degree but have an equivalent combination of experience in sales, marketing and advertising fields may be considered for the position. Position requires proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Office. Other requirements are: Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; excellent organization and time-management skills, including ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines; sales initiative, build and maintain advertiser relationships; team executing, coaching, ability to train and develop others, problem solving, delegation and ability to work with diverse clientele. High degree of energy, creativity, initiative, and flexibility.
    Contact:  Submit resume, cover letter, portfolio and a minimum of two (2) letters of reference by Friday, May, 16, 2014 to Sid Sperry, Director of Public Relations, Communications and Research, Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives, P.O. Box 54309, Oklahoma City-OK 73154-1309 - OR - e-mail documents to: sksperry@oaec.coop

  • Capitol/Political Reporter

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Capitol News Now
    Salary Range:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  Government and political news organization seeks a motivated reporter to cover the Oklahoma state Legislature, press conferences, agency meetings and elections. Qualified candidates must be able to independently generate stories about relevant issues, national trends and related areas of interest. Must have excellent communication skills, knowledge of AP style and print news writing experience. A journalism degree is preferred.
    Contact:  Email resume, writing samples and salary requirements to: lmaxey@ecapitol.net

  • Staff Writer

    City:  Mustang
    Newspaper:  Mustang Times
    Job Description:  The ideal candidate will produce sharp, inviting news and sports pages. Have crisp and concise writing. Plus a love of high school sports, athletes and coaches. Experience with InDesign and PhotoShop is required. You need to have the ability to meet deadlines and know AP style. Salary is competitive and we offer a full range of benefits, including paid time off, health, and 401k.
    Contact:  Send resume/writing samples to Co-Publisher Steve Coulter, mustangpublisher@sbcglobal.net or fax to 405-376-3565

  • Enterprise Editor

    City:  Norman
    Company:  Oklahoma Watch
    Salary Range:  Competitive
    Job Description:  Oklahoma Watch, a nonprofit investigative reporting team, is seeking an enterprise editor to help manage a small but growing staff and work with freelance writers to produce in-depth, investigative and data-driven stories and multimedia on the most significant issues in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Watch is a 501(c)(3) organization whose offices are at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. We distribute content to nearly 100 news outlets around the state and post our material at oklahomawatch.org. Candidates should have at least five years of line-editing experience, strong news judgment and solid word-editing skills. He or she should be able to help reporters focus their stories, dig for telling facts and context, and work with a sense of urgency. The editor will need to do occasional reporting. The enterprise editor will work with the executive editor to increase the amount of quality content, develop hard-hitting projects, and help direct our extensive use of social media and increasing use of video to expand Oklahoma Watch’s reach and impact. Knowledge of Oklahoma is a plus but not required; the editor should be prepared to move to Norman or the Oklahoma City area. Salary and benefits are competitive. 
    Contact:  Please email a resume and eight to 10 examples of editing and reporting work to David Fritze at dfritze@oklahomawatch.org.
  • Advertising and Marketing Manager

    City:  Norman
    Company:  University of Oklahoma Student Media
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The advertising and marketing manager is responsible for advertising sales and marketing for all OU Student Media properties, including The Oklahoma Daily multimedia news organization and Sooner yearbook. Candidates should have at least 18 months' experience in marketing or sales and a bachelor's degree. This person will train and manage student sales and design teams, as well as take direct responsibility for certain key customers. Base salary plus open-ended commission, paid on all sales made personally or by managed teams.
    Contact:  For more details and to apply, visit http://jobs.ou.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=83608. For more information, contact Nick Jungman, director of student media, at nickjungman@ou.edu.

  • General Assignment Reporter/Staff Writer

    City:  Tahlequah
    Newspaper or Company:  CNHI/Tahlequah Daily Press
    Salary Range:  negotiable
    Job Description:  The Tahlequah Daily Press, an award-winning small newspaper in the beautiful Ozark foothills of Northeastern Oklahoma, is seeking a general assignment reporter to join our well-seasoned news team. Surveys have listed Tahlequah as one of the best places in the country to live, with our river and lakes and breath-taking landscape; our array of recreational and artistic venues; and our eclectic population of all types of people. We're also home to the Cherokee Nation and Northeastern State University, the fourth-largest university in the state. This is a great place to start a media career, or to hone your talents in an established one.
    The successful candidate will be able to write crisp, lively and succinct copy, producing both fact-filled news stories and intriguing features. Must know how to use a camera and produce eye-catching photos. We'd also like someone with an eye for graphic design and some pagination experience on Mac computers. Newspaper experience and/or a degree in journalism a must. Salary commensurate with experience and skill set; good benefits package.
    Contact:  Send resume to Kim Poindexter, managing editor, at kpoindexter@cnhi.com, or mail to Kim Poindexter, Tahlequah Daily Press, PO Box 888, Tahlequah, OK 74465.
  • Page designer

    City:  Muskogee
    Newspaper:  Muskogee Phoenix
    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

  • News Editor

    City:  Atoka, Okla.
    Newspaper:  Atoka County Times
    Job Description:  Cover news in county. Computer skills required.
    Contact:  Ron Linscott, atokacolegal@hotmail.com
  • Reporter

    City:  Vernon, Texas
    Newspaper:  Vernon Daily Record
    Job Description:  Growing north Texas daily newspaper has openings for a full-time and part-time reporter. Great opportunity for a recent graduate or established journalist. Vernon is an hour SW of Lawton.
    Contact:  Send clips and resume to Daniel Walker at dwalker@vernonrecord.com

  • Managing Editor

    City:  Henrietta Texas
    Newspaper:  Clay County Leader
    Job Description:  An established weekly county newspaper in north Texas has an immediate opening for a managing editor.Duties include writing articles,covering events, managing an office staff. Good first time editor opportunity.
    Contact:  Sends clips and resume to Daniel Walker at dwalker@vernonrecord.com

  • Marketing Manager

    City:  Broken Arrow
    Company:  CPI, Neighbor News
    Job Description:  The Oklahoma Neighbor News Networks are looking for a highly-motivated Marketing Manager for our eight great newspapers in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. The Marketing Manager will develop and manage regional and local promotions to help maintain strong local circulation, sales, and in-home advertising numbers in the suburbs that cover more than 400 square miles in the growing suburbs of Northeast Oklahoma's fastest growing cities.
    To be considered as a successful candidate for this position, you must possess the following abilities and skills:
    • Work with our creative services, sales, administrative, and corporate circulation departments to manage daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines that may happen concurrently.
    • You must think outside the box when dealing with everything else that helps us grow into new markets with new ideas that help develop new audiences.
    We offer a competitive salary and commission package with benefits including profit sharing, paid-time-off, group health, vision, and dental insurance, and a self-directed 401K plan with match.
    Contact:  Mail your cover letter and resume, including salary history to: Neighbor News, 524 S. Main St., Broken Arrow, OK 74012 or fax to Michelle McIntosh at 918-259-7584 or email to careers@ok.neighbornews.com. EOE
  • Part-Time General Assignment Reporter

    City:  McLoud
    Newspaper:  Tri-County Herald
    Salary Range:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The Tri-County Herald weekly newspaper serving Meeker, McLoud, Harrah, and Newalla. A part-time general assignment reporter is need in the McLoud area. Primary beat will include city government, school board along with other assignments ranging from hard news to features. Job includes reporting and photography and possibly some page layout and design depending on experience.
    Contact:  Please send resume to the Tri-County Herald, at P.O. Box 686 Meeker, OK 74855. Or email your resume to Lynn at lynn@tricountyherald.com
  • Part-Time Sports Reporter

    City:  McLoud
    Newspaper:  Tri-County Herald
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description:  The Tri-County Herald seeks a part-time sports writer for coverage in the McLoud area.  McLoud is a 4A school district that the sports writer must be driven to serve readers. The sports writer should be able to produce well-planned articles and photos for print.  You must possess strong communication skills, along with an understanding of the importance of local sports.
    Contact:  Please send resume to the Tri-County Herald, at P.O. Box 686 Meeker, OK 74855. Or email your resume to Lynn at lynn@tricountyherald.com

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Grove, OK
    Newspaper:  Grove Sun
    Salary Range:  negotiable
    Job Description:  The Grove Sun seeks a sports editor to oversee sports and some news coverage in the Grand Lake area.  The sports editor must be driven to serve readers with unique local content online and in print. The sports editor should be able to produce well-planned, well-edited pages, website reports, videos and more.  Editor must possess strong communication skills, along with an understanding of the importance of local sports coverage to our readers. Multimedia experience is required.
    Contact:  Interested candidates may send a cover letter, resume, references and portfolio materials to cheryl.franklin@amconmedia.com
  • Advertising Executive, experience preferred

    City:  Edmond
    Newspaper:  Edmond Life & Leisure
    Salary Range:  competitive
    Job Description:  Help service and gain new advertisers for one of Oklahoma's strongest weeklies, Edmond Life & Leisure. We are privately owned and poised for even more growth. Since 2000, Edmond Life & Leisure has been a major player in the metro business community. We publish a weekly newspaper for 14,500 as well as special magazines. Use your professional skills and experience to be part of our sales team. In return, you will be compensated at a competitive rate both in salary and commission. Benefits package includes both a health plan and vacation leave. Come join our friendly, family atmosphere. This is the first staff opening in five years.
    Contact:  Ray Hibbard, publisher, (405) 340-3311 or ray@edmondpaper.com
  • Advertising Executive

    City:  Oklahoma City/metro area/state
    Company:  Metro Publishing L.L.C.
    Job Description:  THIS IS A FULL TIME POSITION. Good Salary plus commission.  Great bonuses! Our team needs someone to build strong business relationships! Retail sales.  Need someone creative who can communicate effectively via email, phone and in person! Responsible for existing account list and networking and sales to potential clients. Other marketing duties include attending conventions, association meetings and job fairs.  If you are a self-starter and looking for a fun job, apply now!
    View (and download) a few of our publications at www.okcnursingtimes.com and www.seniornewsandliving.com
    Contact:  If interested, please email your resume to steven.eldridge@usnursingnews.com
  • General Assignment Reporter

    City:  Vinita
    Newspaper:  Vinita Daily Journal
    Job Description:  Photography experience preferred, must be able to work full-time, have dependable transportation, must be dependable.
    Contact:  Please send resume to/or stop by, Vinita Daily Journal, John Link - Publisher, 138 S. Wilson, Vinita, OK 74301

  • Press Operator

    City: Enid, Okla.
    Newspaper: Enid News & Eagle
    Salary: $12.50 to $16.25, depending on experience
    Job Description: We are seeking a web offset press operator for a full-time, permanent position printing daily newspapers, weekly newspapers and related publications on a Goss Urbanite press. Starting pay for an experienced web offset press operator is up to $33,800 per year.
    Stable employment? Yes! We are a consolidated printing site for six newspapers, and we've been printing newspapers here for the last 120 years.
    Benefits? We offer a full benefits package with health insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield), paid vacations, paid sick leave, uniforms, pension plan and more.
    Evening/night work hours leave your days free to spend with family, friends or recreation (Enid has five golf courses!). Pre-employment drug testing required.
    Enid, a city of 50,000 people, offers the best of classic Midwestern lifestyle plus abundant opportunities for recreation, education, shopping, dining and entertainment.
    Contact: Apply with work history to Press Manager Tony Tolle at ttolle@enidnews.com or News & Eagle, Box 1192, Enid, OK 73702.
  • Reporter

    City:  Duncan
    Newspaper:  The Duncan Banner
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description: The Duncan Banner, one of Oklahoma’s most respected small daily newspapers, seeks to add two reporters to its award-winning news staff.
    The candidates we seek are inquisitive, accurate and thorough with a knack for personifying the news and making it relative to readers. Staff members cover a beat, handle general assignment work, post regularly to our web-site and digital products and make contributions to our popular magazine. Photo and design experience are a plus.
    Opportunity exists for growth into news management. Our 24,000 Duncan can-do residents enjoy high quality of life standards with easy access to Oklahoma City and Dallas.
    Contact:  Send resume and clips to Ed Darling, The Duncan Banner, edarling@duncanbanner.com or call (580) 255-5354.

  • Route Manager

    City:  Bartlesville, OK
    Newspaper:  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise
    Salary Range:  $18,000 to $20,000
    Job Description:  Must have good sales, computer and customer service skills. Benefit Package includes: Medical Insurance, 401k, paid vacations and holiday pay. If you have the above abilities please send resume.
    Contact:  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise, P.O. Box 1278, Bartlesville, OK 74005, Attention: Robert Dye
  • Advertising Sales

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Oklahoma Gazette
    Job Description:  Oklahoma Gazette is looking for full-time outside and inside advertising sales representatives and a part-time sales assistant. Print, online and social media knowledge and experience a plus. 
    Contact:  If interested, please email your resume to cduane@tierramediagroup.com

  • News Reporter

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Oklahoma Gazette
    Salary Range:  Commensurate w/ experience
    Job Description:  Oklahoma Gazette is seeking an experienced, motivated and tenacious reporter to cover Oklahoma City with an emphasis on local government. Candidates should have a news background, strong writing skills, an understanding of the critical role of journalism, both in print and online, and the ability to tell compelling news and investigative stories. Join the fun and lively team of Oklahoma’s largest independent news weekly.
    Contact:  Send resume  clips to Jennifer Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief at jchancellor@okgazette.com or Oklahoma Gazette, 3701 N. Shartel Ave., Oklahoma City, OK. 73118.

  • Multi Media Sales Executive

    City:  Ardmore, OK
    Newspaper:  The Ardmoreite
    Salary Range:  $35,000-$40,000 annually
    Job Description  Requirements:  Digital is the Future
    The Daily Ardmoreite and Propel Marketing are hiring a Multi-Media Sales Executive (Outside Sales) to sell Digital products and services, as well as print and online marketing programs and packages. The Daily Ardmoreite is a daily newspaper and Propel Marketing is a full service digital services firm, with offices located in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
    You will be located at our sales office and be assigned client list/territory of existing customers and new prospects, backed by reputation and credibility of a local media company.  Compensation is base salary plus commission.  An established account list provides an average income of $35,000 - $40,000 annually. There are opportunities for growth with the addition of new accounts and creative marketing strategies, which is part of your on-the-job training
    As a Multi-Media Sales Executive you will be required to maintain and grow existing client business and build a steady pipeline of new business using our wide variety of product lines. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong sales acumen and a history of consistent sales performance, an excellent record of customer service, solid presentation skills and a working knowledge of digital.
    Requirements:
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong communication, time management, and creative skills.
    • Well organized and solid computer skills.
    • Requires at least two years of outside sales experience.
    • College or related degree preferred but not required.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
    We offer competitive base pay and commission plan as well as a benefits package including a 401 (k) plan.
    The Daily Ardmoreite and Propel Marketing are part of GateHouse Media, LLC
    An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
    Contact: If you would enjoy working in this hyper local, fast paced, ever changing environment, e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to:  Brenda Adams, The Ardmoreite, P.O. Box 1328, Ardmore, OK 73402, or send electronically to brenda.adams@ardmoreite.com

  • Managing Editor

    City:  Tuttle, OK
    Newspaper:  Tuttle Times
    Job Description:  Help continue the tradition of an award-winning newspaper that has been serving the community since 1905! We're looking for an editor who is committed to covering local news and sports. The ideal candidate will produce sharp, inviting news and sports pages. Have crisp and concise writing. Plus a love of high school sports, athletes and coaches. Experience with InDesign and PhotoShop is required. You need to have the ability to meet deadlines and know AP style. Salary is competitive and we offer a full range of benefits, including paid time off, health, and 401k.
    Contact:  Send resume/writing samples to Co-Publisher Steve Coulter, mustangpublisher@sbcglobal.net

  • Part-Time Graphic Designer/Production Artist

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  The Journal Record Publishing Co.
    Job Description:  The Journal Record Publishing Company is currently seeking a part-time graphic designer/production artist to join its Creative Services team. Candidate must have proficient knowledge of Quark Express and Adobe Photoshop, have the ability to work under tight deadlines and have at least two years of design experience.
    Contact:  Please email your resume and portfolio samples to gary.berger@journalrecord.com, put “Part-Time Graphic Designer/Production Artist” in the subject line.

  • Tinker Take Off Reporter

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  The Journal Record Publishing Co.
    Job Description:  The Journal Record Publishing Company in Oklahoma City is looking for an energetic team player to write for Tinker Take Off, the 20,000+ circulation weekly tab that exclusively covers Tinker Air Force Base. You’ll write stories that cover everything from hi-tech innovations to lifestyle with an opportunity to interview everyone from generals to engineers. And you’ll be telling their stories to a large audience that is directly affected and highly involved. If you have the talent to explain everything from why the development of synthetic jet fuel is revolutionary to how national security is dependant upon an Air Logistics Complex in Oklahoma, we want to hear from you. Our company offers a full range of benefits including paid vacations, retirement plan and health insurance.
    Contact:  Terri VanHooser - terri.vanhooser@journalrecord.com

  • Staff Writer

    City:  Miami, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  Miami News-Record
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description: The News Reporter position performs a wide variety of reporting assignments. Covering a “beat” and may work investigative articles and in-depth series which may have regional/national significance. Covers special assignments and regularly seeks out far-reaching story ideas, human-interest pieces and sidebars. Develops and maintains a wide array of contacts within various areas of the community. The top candidates will be self-motivated, exercise sound news judgment, and be proficient in AP style and crafting interesting, well-written features. They must also be capable of tweeting, shooting/editing video and photography.
    Job Functions
    • Reports on assigned stories.
    • Seeks out new and different stories.
    • Crafts accurate and timely stories and meets submission deadlines.
    • Develops community contacts.
    • Protect confidential information and sources.
    Minimum Requirements:
    The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
    Technology Skills:
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required.
    Education:
    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
    Contact:  Please submit resume to Managing Editor Patrick Richardson at pat.richardson@miaminewsrecord.com. He can be contacted at 918.542.5533.

  • News Reporter

    City:  Bartlesville, Okla.
    Newspaper:  Examiner-Enterprise
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The Examiner-Enterprise at Bartlesville, Okla., has an opening for a reporter. We’re looking for someone to produce clear, brightly written stories relevant to real people. We value enterprise and reporters who dig. Ability to take photographs is a plus, as is familiarity with social media. There is room for advancement for the right person. Bartlesville is in northeast Oklahoma and is less than an hour’s drive north of Tulsa. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical and dental and a 401(K) plan. Send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to: Editor, Kelli Williams, 4125 SE Nowata Road, Bartlesville, OK 74006. Or email material to kwilliams@examiner-enterprise.com. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or handicap. Qualified applicants selected for interview will be required to complete an application. Final candidates will require a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation. The Examiner-Enterprise is an equal opportunity employer
    Contact:  Kelli Williams, editor, 4125 SE Nowata Road, Bartlesville, OK 74006, kwilliams@examiner-enterprise.com
  • Reporter/Page Designer

    City:  Bartlesville, Okla.
    Newspaper:  Examiner-Enterprise
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The Examiner-Enterprise in Bartlesville, Okla., is looking for a reporter who also has experience designing pages with InDesign. The page design aspect of the job requires an average of about eight hours per week on the wire desk. The reporting part of the job is for someone who produces clear, brightly written stories relevant to real people. Send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to: Editor Kelli Williams, 4125 SE Nowata Road, Bartlesville, OK 74006.
    Contact Information:  Kelli Williams, editor, Examiner-Enterprise, 4125 SE Nowata Road, Bartlesville, OK 74006, kwilliams@examiner-enterprise.com
  • Marketing Consultant

    City:  Broken Arrow
    Company:  Neighbor News
    Job Description:  Marketing Manager
    The Oklahoma Neighbor News Networks are looking for a highly-motivated Marketing Manager for our eight great newspapers in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area.  The Marketing Manager will develop and manage regional and local promotions to help maintain strong local circulation, sales, and in-home advertising numbers in the suburbs that cover more than 400 square miles in the growing suburbs of Northeast Oklahoma's fastest growing cities.
    To be considered as a successful candidate for this position, you must possess the following abilities and skills:
    • Work with our creative services, sales, administrative, and corporate circulation departments to manage daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines that may happen concurrently.
    • You must think outside the box when dealing with everything else that helps us grow into new markets with new ideas that help develop new audiences.
    We offer a competitive salary and commission package with benefits including profit sharing, paid-time-off, group health, vision, and dental insurance, and a self-directed 401K plan with match.
    Contact:  Mail your cover letter and resume, including salary history to: Neighbor News, 524 S. Main St., Broken Arrow, OK 74012 or fax to Michelle McIntosh at 918-259-7584 or email to careers@ok.neighbornews.com  EOE
  • Pressman

    City:  Poteau, OK
    Newspaper:  Poteau Daily News
    Job Description:  Get back to basics with an 8-unit News King press. Experienced only need apply. Print five-day daily, plus two shoppers, a TV directory, a weekly and an occasional print job and special sections. Enjoy small town living with easy access to city amenities in either Fort Smith or Muskogee. Job offers a salary, insurance, and 401K plan. Be a part of a publishing group with more than 40 newspapers with lots of room for career development.
    Contact:  Contact Robert Shearon, publisher, Poteau Daily news, publisher@poteaudailynews.com, 918-647-3188
  • Managing Editor

    City:  Socorro, New Mexico
    Newspaper:  El Defensor Chieftain
    Job Description: The El Defensor Chieftain, a weekly community newspaper in Socorro NM, is looking for its next ME. The EDC is the second oldest continuously published newspaper in New Mexico, and is owned by Number Nine Media, Inc. – a wholly owned subsidiary of Journal Publishing Company, the publisher of the Albuquerque Journal.
    Socorro, with a population of roughly 9,000, is home to New Mexico Tech – a science, engineering, and research university. Socorro boosts a wide array of activities for everyone to enjoy, including the spectacular Very Large Array, the Bosque Del Apache home of the bird migration, wonderful hiking in the San Lorenzo Canyon, as well as the historic San Miguel Parish. Socorro is true small town Americana with community gatherings and events that draw all ages. Located along Interstate 25, Socorro is about 90 miles south of the Albuquerque Metropolitan area.
    The EDC office is located just of the historic Socorro town square. It has been freshly remodeled from head to toe. Now we’re ready to “remodel” our brand, through a whole new level of community engagement.
    We are looking for a high-energy community newspaper journalist; a hands-on, business savvy, newsroom leader; 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.
    Number Nine Media offers a competitive compensation package including an employer sponsored health insurance plan. We are a privately held, multi-generational family owned newspaper company, deeply dedicated to the communities we serve.
    Interested applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, and minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a community newspaper newsroom. Please send cover letter, resume, and 5-8 samples of your writing, page design, and photography to: Rockford M Hayes, Vice President of Community Newspapers.
    Contact:  rhayes@numberninemediainc.com or El Defensor Chieftain, Attn: Rockford M. Hayes – Editor Search, 200 Winkler SW, Socorro. NM 87801, (No Phone Calls Please)
  • Graphic Designer

    City:  Mustang, Ok
    Newspaper:  Mustang Times
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description: Great job opportunity at the Mustang Times. We are seeking a full time Graphic Designer for our group of award winning newspapers. Must know photoshop and InDesign. You will build ads, type legal notices, and layout classified pages for the newspapers.
    Contact:  Please send your resume to mustangpublisher@sbcglobal.net

  • Freelance Photographer

    City:  Oklahoma City metro
    Newspaper:  The Journal Record
    Salary:  By project/assignment
    Job Description:  We need a reliable freelancer to work occasionally as a second shooter at events, to cover for staff on sick days and during vacations, and to handle overflow work for special publications as well as the daily newspaper. You must use your own equipment. Rates vary by assignment/submission.
    Contact:  Send a link to your online portfolio and resume along with a description of your availability and day rate if you are an experienced freelancer to: editor@journalrecord.com

  • Copy Editor

    City:  Tulsa
    Newspaper:  Tulsa World
    Job Description:  The Tulsa World has served Northeastern Oklahoma since 1905; currently there is an opening for a Copy Editor in the Sports Slot position.  Duties will include building, designing, editing, proofing, writing headlines, and choosing appropriate illustrations.  This position also includes posting the latest sports news and photos to tulsaworld.com.  Required experience of at least three years of daily newspaper experience or equivalent is necessary.  Education required is a  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Sports knowledge is a plus.  This position shift is for nights and weekends with general hours of 4:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
    A successful applicant will be well-versed in AP style, basic grammar and editing skills.  Computer skills include: Adobe Creative Suites, InCopy, InDesign, and have experience with a pagination system.  The Tulsa World is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Pre-Employment Drug Screening is required. We utilize E-Verify. Tulsa World is part of BH Media Group, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Company. We offer a competitive salary with benefits to include a 401(k) plan,  medical, dental, and vision plans and more.
    Contact:   To apply, please send cover letter, resume and editing, page-design and headline-writing samples to hr@tulsaworld.com.

  • Managing Editor

    City: Tuttle, OK
    Newspaper: The Tuttle Times
    Job Description: Help continue the tradition of an award-winning newspaper that has been serving the community since 1905! We're looking for an editor who is committed to covering local news and sports. The ideal candidate will produce sharp, inviting news and sports pages. Have crisp and concise writing. Plus a love of high school sports, athletes and coaches. Experience with InDesign and PhotoShop is required. You need to have the ability to meet deadlines and know AP style. Salary is competitive and we offer a full range of benefits, including paid time off, health, and 401k.

    Contact: Send resume/writing samples to Co-Publisher Steve Coulter, mustangpublisher@sbcglobal.net

  • News Editor

    City:  Jenks, OK
    Company:  CPI, Neighbor News
    Job Description:  News Editor
    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 the desire 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 for the South County Leader.
    Must have previous editorial experience, excellent written communications skills and requires a journalism or mass communications degree.
    You need to have the ability to: meet deadlines; make editorial judgment calls; know AP style, have editing, reporting and writing skills; have supervisory/managerial skills. You must lead but also must: conduct performance reviews, have behavior and disciplinary management skills, and maintain valid  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: Human Resources Michelle McIntosh, 524 South Main, Broken Arrow, OK 74012, or stop by the above address and fill out an application. EOE
  • Multi Media Sales Executive

    City:  Shawnee
    Newspaper:  Shawnee News-Star
    Salary:  Base plus commission
    Job Description:  The Shawnee News-Star is looking for a digital savvy Advertising Sales Consultant who is ready to achieve success.
    We seek a goal-oriented, motivated, self-starter who can build current relationships and prospect new business.
    Candidates must be dynamic, goal-oriented sales with proven success and have experience meeting constant deadlines.
    The candidate must have great communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office products, and prefer working in a fast-paced multi-media environment.
    Previous marketing or advertising sales experience, as well as a thorough understanding of the digital media landscape is preferred but not required.
    Email resume and cover letter to james.bridges@news-star.com
    Contact:  Email resume and cover letter to james.bridges@news-star.com

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