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  • Reporter

    City:  Decatur, TX
    Newspaper:  Wise County Messenger
    Job Description:  The Wise County Messenger, an award-winning, twice per week newspaper in Decatur, Texas, has an opening on its team for a versatile community journalist/reporter. The role will include sports coverage, along with general assignment and photography work. Experience with page design in InDesign would also be helpful. Individual will be on call for night and weekend spot news coverage at least one week per month, so must relocate to the county. The Messenger provides benefits and PTO, along with use of a vehicle for assignments and during on-call duty.
    Contact:  Send resume, clips and references to Editor Richard Greene, rgreene@wcmessenger.com

  • Advertising Director

    City: Lawton, OK
    Newspaper: The Lawton Constitution
    Job Description: The Lawton Constitution is looking for an ad director to drive traditional sales and help build our digital portfolio. Home to the state's third-largest paper,  Lawton is the county seat for Comanche County, home to Ft. Sill Army base and the heart of the SW Oklahoma region.
    As ad director you will plan and implement sales programs for all advertising print and digital categories, as well as the Constitution's 580 Magazine and the Ft. Sill base newspaper. The Ad Director will be actively involved in sales, training and a key member of the management team. Key initiatives include designing and developing a digital strategy, expansion of the staff.
    Contact: To apply, submit your resume and references to David Stringer, Publisher; The Lawton Constitution, 102 SW 3rd St.; Lawton, OK 73501, or e-mail david.stringer@swoknews.com 

  • Director of Media Sales

    City: Moore, OK
    Publication: Moore Monthly/Trifecta Communications
    Job Description: Moore Monthly, an award-winning monthly hyperlocal print magazine and online media property covering and serving the Moore and South Oklahoma City communities, is seeking an experienced, innovative, and results-oriented Director of Media Sales to join our team. The ideal candidate has experience selling print, digital, special projects and sponsorships. The candidate must be self-motivated, friendly and good at managing multiple projects and deadlines with a proven record of reaching and exceeding sales goals. This role will be expected to maintain and grow an existing book of advertising accounts as well as garner new advertising relationships through networking, referrals, client meetings and generating qualified leads. We offer competitive compensation and quarterly commission bonuses as well as paid vacation time, sick leave, medical insurance and more.
    Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to Armand McCoy at admin@trifectacomm.net with the subject line "Director of Media Sales position."

  • Multi-media Sales Executive

    City: Shawnee, OK
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is looking for a bright, energetic individual to provide marketing solutions that help local businesses grow their market and increase their digital footprint. The position includes an assigned/established territory of existing customers and new prospects and requires strong communication, time management, creative and presentation skills. While previous sales experience is preferred it's not required. The News-Star provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. Contact: Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to
    kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with Shawnee Marketing in the subject line. 

  • Newspaper Editor

    City: Durant, OK
    Newspaper: Biskinik
    Salary: $60,000s
    Job Description: Biskinik is the flagship publication of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the nation's third-largest Native American tribe. Biskinik is a monthly publication.
    Contact: To apply, go to  https://jobs.choctawnation.com/jobs/editor-3946

  • Sports Editor

    City: Shawnee, OK
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is accepting applications for a full-time Sports Editor. This sports journalist should have experience and skills in both writing and photography. The sports editor is responsible for coverage of high school sports in the coverage area, including Shawnee, Tecumseh, Dale and other nearby districts, along with some coverage of OBU athletics. Along with covering games and writing stories, features and some columns, the sports editor will take sports photos and post photo galleries as well as videos online. The sports editor also leads and works with two sports freelancers during the busy seasons. The successful candidate will play a major role in the News-Star's annual Best of Preps awards event, including all special sports publications throughout the year. When needed, the sports editor also may assist with occasional news stories and photography. Candidates should have a background in journalism or a related field, and/or previous sports reporting experience. Some photography experience is needed.
    Contact: Please send resumes, references and samples of work to Kim Morava, managing editor, kimberly.morava@news-star.com.

  • Freelance Writer

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  OKC FRIDAY
    Job Description:  OKC FRIDAY seeks a freelance writer to cover The Village and Nichols Hills City Councils, related stories and occasional other assignments.
    Contact:  Email resume and three clips to roseokcfriday@aol.com.

  • Sports Reporter

    City:  Lawton, OK
    Newspaper:  The Lawton Constitution
    Job Description:  The Lawton Constitution is seeking a Sports reporter to cover high school sports in southwest Oklahoma and do desk work. Duties may also include covering news stories. Knowledge of InDesign and photography skills a plus.
    Contact: For more information contact Dee Ann Patterson at 580-585-5116 or email dpatterson@swoknews.com.

  • Reporter

    City:  Norman
    Newspaper:  The Norman Transcript
    Salary:  $25k+
    Job Description:  The Norman Transcript seeks a reporter in one of Oklahoma’s newsiest communities and home to the University of Oklahoma. The position will write news stories and features for our seven-day, 8,000-circulation newspaper and related digital platforms.
    Norman is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City and has been rated by CNN’s Money magazine as one of the best small cities in America. It features a progressive public school system, an internationally recognized university, the National Weather Center, a vibrant economy, and many recreational and cultural activities.
    The Norman Transcript is a member of the Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI) group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact:  Applicants should apply online to Publisher Mark Millsap at mark@normantranscript.com. Include a resume, clips and three journalism references.

  • Editor

    City:  Norman
    Newspaper:  The Norman Transcript
    Salary:  $55k+, negotiable
    Job Description:  The Norman Transcript seeks an experienced editor versed in print and digital journalism for our top newsroom position in one of Oklahoma’s newsiest communities.
    The editor is responsible for news and opinion content for our seven-day, 8,000-circulation newspaper, digital platforms, bi-monthly magazine and other niche publications.
    Applicants need a collaborative newsroom management style, a passion for local news, strong editing and writing skills, and the ability to drive significant enterprise journalism. We also require proven ability to communicate clearly up, down and across; organize time and plan efficiently; set high standards, and motivate the staff to produce journalism readers want, need and value.
    The editor directs a staff of 12 journalists and is a key member of the paper’s senior management team, with a strong voice in strategic initiatives to engage audience and drive results.
    Norman is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City and the home of the University of Oklahoma. It features an excellent public school system, the National Weather Center, a vibrant economy and many recreational and cultural activities.
    The Norman Transcript is a member of the CNHI newspaper group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact: Applicants should apply online to publisher Mark Millsap at mark@normantranscript.com. Include a detailed resume, and a cover letter on why you are qualified for the top editor’s position. A few PDF pages representative of your current work can also be submitted.

  • Reporter

    City:  Stillwater
    Newspaper:  Stillwater News Press
    Salary Range:  $25,000 to $30,000
    Job Description:  The Stillwater News Press, a six-day daily newspaper in central Oklahoma, is seeking a talented multimedia journalist to cover courts, crime and G&A assignments. Winning candidate will be a talented writer/information gatherer who can handle breaking news to in-depth feature or investigative pieces. May also include some sports assignments. Must be well versed in digital and social media platforms, as the News Press is committed to 24/7 news coverage. Must be comfortable in a multi-tasked, deadline-paced environment and a team player. Layout and design skills a plus.
    Contact: This is a fulltime job with benefits. EOE. Send resume, cover letter and clips/links to Publisher Dale Brendel at publisher@stwnewspress.com.

  • Ad Director

    City:  Elk City, OK
    Company:  Beckham County Media, LLC
    Salary:  Commensurate with experience
    Job Description:  The Elk City News is looking for an Ad Director. Must be able to train a new staff, create and manage new products and meet goals. 

    Contact: Send inquiries to Scott Wesner at wesnermedia@gmail.com

  • Advertising Director

    City:  Ponca City, OK
    Newspaper:  Ponca City News
    Salary:  commensurate with experience
    Job Description:  Historic, newly-acquired newspaper poised for significant growth and expansion is seeking an advertising director to hire, develop and lead (by example) an advertising team. A passion for serving our advertising partners, our community, and the team is required. An ability to develop and execute creative advertising programs, promotions and specials that produce results for our business community is crucial. A laser-like focus on revenue growth is a must.
    Contact: Interested? Please email your resume and strong references to josh@poncacitynews.com for immediate consideration. EOE

  • Real Estate/Retail Reporter

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper/Company:  BridgeTower Media (The Journal Record)
    Job Description:  The Journal Record, an award-winning business-to-business publication and the most definitive source of business and legislative news in Oklahoma, is seeking a hard-charging reporter and meticulous writer to cover real estate and retail.
    In addition to covering the markets in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, he or she will cover real estate and retail news in communities across Oklahoma. We’re looking for someone who can break news about the biggest real estate and retail developments in the state. The winning candidate must also be a thoughtful writer who can translate complex issues into simple prose.
    In addition to covering real estate and retail, our ideal candidate will serve as The Journal Record’s digital strategist. As The Journal Record's digital strategist, you will be expected to manage social media posts, evaluate website analytics and develop tactics and goals for technology-rich projects. This position is critical to The Journal Record's overall editorial and business strategy. In addition to covering real estate and retail, you will play a chief role in defining The Journal Record's digital future. You will be responsible for optimizing our website to create the best experience for readers. Also, the position will work with reporters to package stories in ways that best serve our audience.
    With offices in downtown Oklahoma City, The Journal Record is one of 44 print and digital publications owned by BridgeTower Media, a leading business-to-business media company.
    The Journal Record offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package
    APPLICATIONS: To apply for this position, go here: https://ghm.applicantstack.com/x/detail-bridgetowermedia/a2n5qethc7g0 

  • Editor

    City: Seminole, OK
    Newspaper: The Seminole Producer
    Job Description: EDITOR for high energy smaller daily newspaper in central Oklahoma. Your newsroom writing and editing skills can lead your career to newer heights and running your own newsroom operations. We are a privately owned company of newspapers with a promising future. We seek an experienced, existing newspaper writer/editor or a #2 looking to make a move up and prove their abilities. A journalism degree is desired but will consider other with appropriate work experience in newsroom applications. You will cover everything from local government, hard news to ribbon cuttings and education. We are searching for a candidate to become a part of our community, build relationships, teach, mentor and most importantly cover. Proven experience with Macintosh, Indesign and Photoshop or applicable experience is required. Excels in photography a plus. We offer an excellent competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation benefits. A strong active community with an excellent quality of life.
    Contact: To apply email resume, work samples and salary requirements to admin@seminoleproducer.com

  • Multimedia Sales Executive

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Journal Record Publishing Company
    Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Incentive
    Job Description:  Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of media professionals and connecting with Oklahoma’s business and legal leaders? The Journal Record, an award-winning daily general business and legal news source in Oklahoma City, is seeking an experienced, strategic, innovative, and results-oriented sales professional to sell the Tinker Take Off and other Tinker Air Force Base publications. The ideal candidate will have experience selling sponsorships, print, digital and special product advertising. Google certification is a plus. A strong understanding of audience based selling is required.
    You must be motivated, high energy, adept at managing multiple projects and deadlines at once and have a proven record of reaching and exceeding monthly and quarterly sales goals. This role will take on existing accounts but will be expected to grow new business through networking, referrals, client meetings and generating qualified leads.
    We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.
    BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.
    Contact:  https://ghm.applicantstack.com/x/login-bridgetowermedia or contact Sarah Barrow at sbarrow@journalrecord.com

  • 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

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