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  • Writer

    City:  Durant, Okla.
    Newspaper Company:  Durant Democrat/Graystone Media Group
    Salary Range:  $450-$550
    Job Description:  The Durant Democrat newspaper has an immediate opening for a full-time general assignment writer who can also cover sports. We cover a wide variety of news in Bryan County and produce several print products, including magazines. Writing experience required. Schedule is flexible but will generally be Monday-Friday. We work in recently renovated offices with a good group of people. Compensation is based on quality of work but is competitive. We have a full slate of benefits, including an IRA.
    Contact:  Larry Miller, publisher, at Larry@DurantDemocrat.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Sallisaw, OK
    Newspaper:  Sequoyah County Times
    Salary:  Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include partially-paid health insurance, mileage, cell phone reimbursement and two weeks’ annual vacation.
    Job Description:  The Sequoyah County Times is an award-winning, twice-weekly newspaper that covers eight high schools in classes A to 4A. The sports editor shares coverage of the schools with the sports editor of its sister newspapers in the county.
    The position calls for using editorial judgment to write stories, take photos and layout sports pages using InDesign (If you are not strong on InDesign, we have resources to cover that). Duties also include updating our website and doing short video interviews for Facebook. As sports editor of the Sequoyah County Times, you decide what to publish and how many pages you need. We are interested in eye-pleasing design and stories with insight and analysis along with stats.
    Cookson Hills Publishers, Inc., a family-owned company publishes seven newspapers in McIntosh, Okmulgee and Sequoyah Counties.
    Contact:  Jeff Mayo, Publisher, jeffmayo@seqcotimes.com

  • Advertising Sales

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Senior News and Living and Oklahoma’s Nursing Times.
    Salary:  Salary and commissions
    Job Description:  Immediate opening. We Are seeking an Advertising Sales executive to continue our growth in both the monthly Senior News and Living and our weekly Oklahoma’s Nursing Times (registered and licensed practical nurses). These are two very uniques niche publications with a strong readership and advertising following. View publications at www.seniornewsandliving.com and www.oknursingtimes.com . Full and part time options available.
    Contact: Call Steve at 405-631-5100 ext 4 for more info or email stevene@okcnursingtimes.com

  • Staff Writer

    City:  Chandler, OK
    Newspaper:  The Lincoln County News
    Job Description:  Weekly newspaper in Chandler has an immediate opening for a motivated, dependable and professional staff writer who will deliver great local news content and become part of a family-style team. The successful candidate will be proficient in gathering and writing news and also possess photography skills. News writing duties include general news, crime, features, business and human interest. Future ownership of the business is also a strong possibility for the right candidate.
    Contact:  Send resumes to lcnchandler@sbcglobal.net.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Canadian, Texas
    Newspaper:  The Canadian Record
    Job Description:  The Canadian Record (www.canadianrecord.com) is accepting applicants for the position of Sports Editor. We are an independently-owned, award-winning weekly newspaper located in the northeastern Texas Panhandle. The sports editor is responsible for covering all sports events, from football to golf to rodeo—with a focus on our high school athletic program, which includes a four-time state champion and 2018 state finalist football team, two-time state champion boys basketball team, the reining 11-time district champion and 2017 state champion girls basketball team, and defending region-qualifying cross-country, track, golf and tennis teams. Coverage includes weekly print and online reports and photos, as well as daily social-media updates. If you are ready to launch your career in sports coverage with a successful program, there is nowhere better to be. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in writing, digital photography, graphic design, Photoshop and InDesign.
    Contact:  Please send your letter of interest, resume, portfolio/writing samples and references to Editor/Publisher Laurie Ezzell Brown at laurie@canadianrecord.com, or by mail to The Canadian Record, PO Box 898, Canadian, TX 79014. Questions: call 806.323.6461 or 806.570.3033.

  • Several Positions Available in Springfield area

    State: Missouri
    Newspaper Company: Phillips Media Group
    Description: Attention graduating Journalism/Communication students and seasoned professionals. Phillips Media Group has positions available across our family of successful community weeklies in the Springfield area soon. A combination of growth, retirements and turnover necessitate the addition of several teammates to our family of weeklies.
    Positions include:
        Reporter – community weekly in Bolivar
        Sports reporter – community weekly in Buffalo (starting 5/20)
        Editor – community weekly in Buffalo (starting 5/20)
        Sales Executive – community weekly, Ozark (starting asap)
        Marketing Assistant – community weekly in Bolivar/Marshfield
        Customer Service/Circulation Retention representative – corporate office, Bolivar
    CONTACT: If you are interested in joining a growing, successful newspaper company, send us your resume and cover letter. We would love to hear from you. Jamey Honeycutt, Group Publisher, jameyh@phillipsmedia.com. Email resume and include contact number for phone interview or to set up in-person interview. Competitive pay and benefits. Equal opportunity employer

  • Web Editor (Associate Editor)

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  Oklahoma Today magazine
    Job Description:  Do you have proven skills in the area of web content creation, social media, SEO, and analytics? Have you built a brand's social media and web presence from nothing? Do you geek out on turning information into dollars? You might be the person for us.
    Oklahoma Today is seeking a web editor to handle all web content and social media. With a website relaunch coming this summer, we are looking for someone with a proven track record of driving readership, engagement, and subscriptions using a smart social media presence, a focus on search engine optimization and analytics, and web advertising to grow a beloved, sixty-three-year-old brand in the twenty-first century.
    Successful applicants will be able to show a history of web and social media management that either grew an existing brand or established a new one in ways that can be proven. In other words, show us the receipts.
    This position also will write occasional pieces for the print magazine, assist with managing the internship program, and do some factchecking when needed and available.
    A bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communications, or a related field is required, as are three to five years working in digital media, preferably for a journalistic entity or other media brand. Successful applicants will be familiar with Google Analytics, all social media platforms, podcasting, and video editing. An interest in and knowledge of Oklahoma destinations, travel, food, culture, and history is a major plus.
    Contact: Send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to nathan.gunter@travelok.com no later than April 17.
  • News Editor

    City:  Ardmore, OK
    Newspaper:  The Ardmoreite
    Salary:  $30,000 to $35,000
    Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning information company and 5-day newspaper in beautiful southern Oklahoma, is seeking a dynamic news editor to join our team.
    The news editor is the number 2 position in the newsroom and is responsible for reporting on all aspects of our local communities including hard news, features, enterprise stories and investigative pieces, but will focus primarily on education. In addition, the position will require some copy editing, editorial writing and pagination work. AP style is a must.
    The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, experience in InDesign and Photoshop and a minimum of two years of newsroom experience. 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 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: Robby Short, Managing Editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email to robby.short@ardmoreite.com and kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with ‘news editor’ in the subject line. EOE

  • Director of Epic News Network

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  Epic Charter Schools
    Job Description:  To see the full job posting and submit an application, please visit https://epic.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=127
    Contact:  Shelly Hickman, Assistant Superintendent of External Affairs. Email shelly.hickman@epiccharterschools.org or phone 405-749-4550.

  • General Assignment Reporter

    City:  Ponca City, OK
    Newspaper:  The Ponca City News
    Job Description:  Must be dependable, organized and a self-starter. Previous writing experience and knowledge of In-Design and NewsEdit Pro a plus.
    Contact: 
    Email resume to Kristi Hayes, Managing Editor, at kristi@poncacitynews.com or 300 North Third, Ponca City, Okla. 74601.

  • Circulation Director

    City: Lawton
    Newspaper: The Lawton Constitution
    Salary Range: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Lawton Constitution is seeking a circulation director to lead the circulation and audience development team. Lawton, Oklahoma is home to a dynamic and growing regional market in southwest Oklahoma. A member of Texas-based Southern Newspapers, Inc., we are looking for a hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves and make a big difference for subscribers, community, and employees kind of person. The Lawton Constitution is a 7-day a week morning newspaper, digital, and magazine publisher. Excellent benefits, exciting work environment, and beautiful location.
    Contact:  Please reply to publisher Dennis Wade at dennis.wade@swok.news. EOE

  • Advertising Director

    City:  Enid, OK
    Newspaper:  Enid News & Eagle
    Job Description:  The Enid News & Eagle seeks an experienced and innovative advertising professional to lead sales efforts for our 9,000-circulation daily newspaper, digital news products, weekly newspaper and affiliated products and services.
    The advertising director will develop and execute marketing strategies across multiple platforms to maximize sales and grow our market share. This sales leader must quickly spot trends and adjust to maximize gains or minimize losses. This person will develop and lead an 8-person staff that includes both veterans and talented newcomers. Our advertising director will work with the publisher and other department managers to ensure profitability by meeting revenue and expense goals.
    Candidates should have a background in advertising management, strong organizational skills, experience with advanced digital products, and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
    The News & Eagle is a seven-day newspaper with a history of innovation and success. We produce EnidNews.com, the region’s top news website, and offer online, mobile, text and email marketing. In addition, we publish a weekly newspaper for Vance Air Force Base, Etown community magazine, a weekly SMC product and numerous niche publications. We are the dominant regional information and marketing source, in both print and digital, which gives us opportunities to better serve our communities, readers and advertisers.
    Located in north-central Oklahoma, Enid is a city of 50,000 people that serves as a regional retail hub for our eight-county trade territory. Enid offers the best of Midwestern community living — recreation, retail, excellent health care, a diversified economy, two colleges and room to stretch — while being just 90 minutes from metro OKC. Enid boasts five golf courses, walking and biking trails, and sports and entertainment venues that attract regional and national tournaments and entertainers.
    This position offers great earning potential, including personal incentives and a comprehensive benefits package. This role requires use of a personal vehicle, so an acceptable driving record and current driver’s license are required. Pre-employment criminal background and credit checks are also required.
    Contact:  Interested candidates should send resume and salary history to Jeff Funk at publisher@enidnews.com

  • Reporter

    City:  Ardmore
    Newspaper:  The Ardmoreite
    Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a five day newspaper and multimedia information source in southern Oklahoma, is looking for a reporter that has solid skills in writing, interviewing, accuracy, timeliness and story innovation. This is a crimes and cop core beat but will also include general reporting assignments.
    The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism or related field, minimum two years of reporting experience and social media skills. Experience in photography, PhotoShop and InDesign are helpful, but not required.
    The Ardmoreite is an award winning publication and offers opportunities to increase and broaden skillsets in all aspects of print and digital information delivery. This is a full-time position that includes vacation and 401k benefits as well as health, dental, vision and life insurance opportunities.
    Contact:  Please send letter of application, resume and clips to Robby Short, Managing Editor, The Ardmoreite, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, OK 73401 or email robby.short@ardmoreite.com with Crimes and Cops in the subject line. EOE
  • Newspaper Page Designer/Copy Editor

    City:  Killeen, Texas
    Newspaper:  The Killeen Daily Herald
    Job Description:  The Killeen Daily Herald is seeking a journalist who is a fast and thorough page designer with copy editing capabilities to join our design/copy desk.The ideal candidate will be a team player, can multitask, learns quickly, works well under pressure and can work independently. He or she should have InDesign and Photoshop experience as well.The applicant for this full-time job must have strong editing skills, a solid knowledge of the AP Stylebook and the ability to write reader-grabbing headlines, as well as design pages. The designer copy edits stories and works with editors directly to produce high-quality community journalism. Killeen Daily Herald staff members are required to live in or move to the Daily Herald coverage area, which includes Killeen, Copperas Cove and Harker Heights. Killeen is in Central Texas, about 60 miles north of Austin, which is not in our coverage area.
    Contact:  Please send a cover letter, resume and three samples of your newspaper page designs to Managing Editor Rose Fitzpatrick, rosef@kdhnews.com

  • City Hall/Investigative Reporter

    City:  Killeen, Texas
    Newspaper:  Killeen Daily Herald
    Job Description:  The Killeen Daily Herald in Central Texas is seeking an investigative reporter to cover Killeen city leadership and issues important to residents.
    We are looking for an experienced print and digital reporter with an investigative approach to news who can track city finances and communicate frequently with council members. Reporters are expected to file document requests to acquire information not otherwise available and to track the requests.
    Experience with reader engagement and social media is desirable.
    This job presents an opportunity to expand your skills.
    Staff reporters are required to live in the Herald's coverage area, which includes Killeen, Fort Hood, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights and Nolanville. To see our stories, go to kdhnews.com.
    Contact:  To apply for the investigative reporting position, please send your resume, a description of your related experience and PDFs of three of your published stories to Managing Editor Rose Fitzpatrick, rosef@kdhnews.com. Please put INVESTIGATIVE/CITY HALL REPORTER in the email description field.

  • Tinker Take Off Reporter

    City:  Midwest City, OK
    Newspaper:  The Journal Record Publishing Co
    Salary:  $33,500/annual
    Job Description:  The Journal Record Publishing Company in Oklahoma City is looking for an energetic team player to write for Tinker Take Off, the 9,000+ 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:  To apply, please contact Terri VanHooser, email tvanhooser@journalrecord.com.

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