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  • Advertising Sales

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Gazette
    Salary: $24,000
    Job Description: Qualified candidates must have the ability to successfully multi-task while staying on track with daily objectives. Position requires a left-brain obsession with details and a right-brain eye for style. Some knowledge of InDesign and Micorsoft Office. This is a full time position.
    Contact: Christy Duane, cduane@okgazette.com
  • Account Executive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    City: Austin, Texas area
    Newspaper: Community newspaper group
    Job Description: An Austin-area community newspaper group is seeking candidates for a future opening for a Managing Editor. Our ideal candidate will have some newsroom management experience, be organized to the point of compulsion, a certified grammar Nazi (or on the path to certification) and capable of filling pages with compelling local copy. We offer competitive salary and excellent company benefits that include paid health insurance and paid vacation (which we actually encourage our employees to take).
    Contact: Please respond via email only at mehelpwanted@gmail.com with a letter of interest, three writing samples (or links thereto) and a resume.
  • Advertising Sales Director

    City:  Independence, Kansas
    Newspaper:
      Daily Reporter
    Job Description:  Family-owned daily newspaper company has an immediate opening for an advertising sales director in the southeast Kansas/northeast Oklahoma area. We have sister publications in the area and the right candidate must be able to create an efficient sales team across all products.
    Contact:  If you are organized, self-motivated and have a desire to work in a fast paced, growth oriented environment, email scottwesner@hotmail.com.
  • Experienced Graphic Designer

    City: Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper: Stigler Printing / News Sentinel Inc.
    Salary Range: Highly Competitive
    Job Description: Stigler Printing and News Sentinel Inc, a family owned printing and publishing company, is seeking an experienced graphic designer to assist in the creation of custom artwork. Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience and be proficient in Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. www.stiglerprinting.com
    Contact: Call us today to learn more. Stigler Printing, Linus Williams Jr., 918-967-8768
  • Sports freelance correspondent writer and/or photographer

    City: OKC area
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix
    Salary: per assignment
    Job Description: Will help cover prep events (state tournaments, etc.) on an as-needed basis in the Oklahoma City area for a paper on the east side of the state. Some of these assignments will commence with the end of February into March and then in May.
    Contact: Mike Kays, Sports Editor, Muskogee Phoenix, mkays@muskogeephoenix.com
  • Pressmen Needed

    State: Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Reid Newspapers, Inc.
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Family group of newspapers looking for pressmen with experience on Goss Community Presses.
    Contact: Phillip Reid, phillip@phillipreid.net, 580-772-3301
  • Page Designer

    City: Weatherford, Okla.
    Newspaper: Weatherford Daily News
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Seeking person for page designer with a creative eye. Experience in InDesign and PhotoShop beneficial. Daily newspaper in Weatherford, Okla.
    Contact: Phillip Reid, phillip@phillipreid.net, 580-772-3301
  • Reporter

    City: Shawnee, OK
    Newspaper: The Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is seeking an experienced reporter to join its newsroom team. This reporter will be responsible for covering everything from government to education, breaking news, community events and features.
    Contact: Please email your resume and samples of work to Kim Morava at Kimberly.morava@news-star.com
  • Account Executive

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: OKC FRIDAY
    Salary: Base plus commission
    Job Description: OKC Friday seeks Advertising Account Executive to help us keep pace with our ever-growing coverage area. OKC FRIDAY has been serving far northwest Oklahoma City for the past 40 years. Let's talk about the great incentives and possibilities we offer!
    Contact: Email resumes and references to roseokcfriday@aol.com.
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