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  • News Editor

    City: Piedmont, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Piedmont Gazette
    Job Description: We are seeking an experienced journalist/writer who has Photography, In-Design and Photo-Shop experience at a suburban community newspaper. If you are familiar with covering city hall, county courthouse, schools, etc and can handle layout/design in a fast-paced environment then we want to talk to you. Come work in a small community and live right next to all the benefits of Oklahoma City. Come play an important part in a newly forming community newspaper chain.
    Contact: Call today and we can talk! Randy K. Anderson, General Manager, (405) 373-1616, (405) 517-5168, randyk.anderson@sbcglobal.net
  • Consumer Marketing Manager

    City: Ardmore
    Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
    Salary Range: $35-40,000
    Job Description: The Ardmoreite, a 6-day newspaper with digital platforms, has an opening for a consumer marketing manager. This position is responsible for growing audience through increased print and digital subscriptions, hiring and coordinating our home delivery carrier force, managing single copy locations and providing quality customer service. Experience in the circulation field is helpful, but not necessary, and computer literacy and management skills are a must.
    This is a management-level salaried position and requires an understanding of budgets and the urgency of meeting deadlines.
    Contact: To be considered, please send a letter of application, resume, salary requirements and references to Kim Benedict, Publisher, The Ardmoreite, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, OK 73401 or email kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with CMM in the subject line. EOE
  • Page designer/copy editor

    City: Stillwater, OK
    Newspaper: Stillwater News Press
    Job Description: The Stillwater News Press is hiring a page designer/copy editor to work with its team of award-winning journalists. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for errors of style and substance who can edit stories and design pages on deadline. Each digital and news article and feature story must be edited for accuracy, clarity, completeness, objectivity, grammar, spelling and style. Candidates must be proficient in an Mac OS environment. Experience with Quark Xpress and Photoshop is preferred; strong design skills, knowledge of AP style and experience posting stories to a content management system are a must. Candidates must be team-oriented and have at least one year of print and/of online copy editing experience. Experience editing audio and video is helpful. Must be available to work nights and weekend.
    The News Press is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma – home of Oklahoma State University. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.
    Contact: Send a cover letter explaining why you are the best candidate for the job, resume and work samples to Managing Editor Chris Day, editor@stwnewspress.com.
  • Editor

    City: United States
    Newspaper: GateHouse Media
    Job Description: Seeking experienced editors
    GateHouse Media, a pre-eminent multimedia company in small and midsize markets across the country, is seeking experienced editors.
    As GateHouse Media grows, opportunities are expected across the company's footprint. For a full list of GateHouse owned or managed media organizations, visit www.gatehousemedia.com/section/publications.
    Applicants should have at least seven years of newsroom management experience and be well versed in digital media strategies. We're looking for strong leaders who are innovative in their approach to storytelling and who find change motivating.
    GateHouse Media newsrooms focus on local journalism with an emphasis on enterprise reporting. From investigative pieces that challenge what we know about our communities to daily enterprising features covering local government and social issues, our goal is to engage discussion and prompt change in the areas we cover.
    Our newsrooms balance that hard, enterprising reporting with entertaining community coverage that helps readers plan their lives. Our approach is proactive, and our newsrooms often utilize alternative story formats.
    GateHouse's digital strategy involves aggressive online posting on both traditional news websites and multiple social media platforms. Our websites are constantly updated throughout every day of the week, regardless of our publication cycles. High-quality video done in various forms will be at the heart of our digital storytelling.
    Our newsroom leaders are adept at forging relationships with community partners who can supply quality local content to supplement original reporting. Our leaders are also involved in local social organizations such as Rotary and youth sports.
    We're looking for leaders who value creativity, are adept at managing expectations, and have proven experience coaching reporters and other editors.
    Contact: Email your resume to ejespersen@gatehousemedia.com for consideration, indicating your preferred location and your ability to relocate, if necessary. To receive more information about current openings, visit Gatehouse's career website at www.gatehousemedia.com/section/careers.
  • Web Services Coordinator

    City: Taylor, Texas
    Newspaper: Granite Publications
    Job Description: Full-time web services coordinator needed for newspaper creative services department in Taylor, Texas. Primary responsibility involves managing advertising workflow for newspaper web sites and building effective advertising for numerous newspaper web sites in a deadline-oriented environment, and other promotional materials. Must be able to work with existing concepts as well as creating new ideas for a variety of clientele. You will also help our newspapers with technical issues involving software, computers, email and web sites. This is not a telecommuting job! Friendly team environment, benefits.
    The ideal candidate must be extremely organized, efficient, diplomatic and have great people skills, as well as be proficient in Adobe CS, Dreamweaver or Flash, and Office on a Macintosh platform. Newspaper experience and Google certification is preferred. Knowledge of Macs and PCs a definite plus! While some experience is desired, we are open to taking on the right person who has the skills but needs a chance to prove himself.
    Granite Publications is a family of 23 community newspapers in Texas. We have been in the newspaper business for more than 35 years. We provide management, accounting, printing, creative and web services to our group newspapers.
    Contact: Send resume and samples of work to Brandi Chionsini, Granite Publications, brandi@granitepub.com. No phone calls, please. EOE.
  • Reporter

    City: Sealy, Texas
    Newspaper: The Sealy News
    Job Description: The Sealy News, a weekly newspaper serving Sealy and Austin County to the west of the Houston/Katy area, seeks a full-time, professional reporter. Must be able to work flexible hours and cover everything from city hall and school boards to community events and feature stories. Photo skills preferred. InDesign and PhotoShop helpful. Some page design and website management included.
    Contact: Please send cover letter and resume to editor@sealynews.com. No phone calls please.
  • Capitol Coordinator

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: The Journal Record Legislative Report
    Job Description: The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, have experience in the legislative process and will conduct themselves in a highly professional manner. They will have strong verbal and written communication skills, along with a great attention to detail and the flexibility and energy to function in a highly-dynamic environment.
    Responsibilities:
    • Secure client renewals including calls to renewing subscribers, sending renewal documents and processing payments
    • Client outreach and customer service
    • Recruitment, training and supervision of Capitol interns
    • Assist with bill filing process
    • Schedule coverage and prepare meeting packets for all legislative meetings
    • Update and maintain JRLR website/data entry
    • Assist with efforts in gathering of information contained in “On the Record” and “Roster”
    • Research and accumulate election and campaign finance data
    • Report on legislative activity, including floor actions and committee hearings, as needed
    • Report on committee meetings, press conferences, and other related events, then prepare written reports on them, as needed
    • Monitor all committee, task force, and agency meeting notifications and load any new or updated notices to the website daily
    • Load stories, testimonies and press releases to the website
    Qualifications:
    • Experience and familiarity with the legislative process
    • Advanced skills in MS Office applications, particularly Word and Excel required.
    • Extensive experience using the internet for research purposes.
    • Ability to adapt quickly to new situations.
    • Experience with standard office machines and technology.
    • Ability to work on a personal computer for extended periods of time.
    • Willingness and capability to work long hours during legislative session and bill filing
    Contact: Send resume, cover letter and two writing samples to: Thessali Teague, Legislative Report Manager, The Journal Record Legislative Report, 101 N. Robinson Ave., Suite 101, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, thessali.teague@journalrecord.com. Deadline for applications: December 12, 2014
  • JRLR Legislative Report Assistant

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: The Journal Record Legislative Report
    Job Description: The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, have experience in the legislative process, and will conduct themselves in a highly professional manner. They will have strong verbal and written communication skills, along with a great attention to detail and the flexibility and energy to function in a highly-dynamic environment.
    Responsibilities:
    • Client outreach and customer service
    • Lead bill filing process
    • Update and maintain JRLR website/data entry
    • Provide political intelligence from House and Senate chambers in real time
    • Conduct legislator, candidate, and client surveys, then compile and report them
    • Lead efforts in gathering of information contained in “On the Record” and “Roster” publications
    • Research and accumulate election and campaign finance data
    • Report on legislative activity, including floor actions and committee hearings
    • Actively engage in JRLR social media platforms and attend various networking events as a representation of JRLR
    • Report on committee meetings, press conferences, and other related events, then prepare written reports on them
    • Assist with sales calls, demonstrations and client trainings
    • Copy edit staff-written news stories and post them to the website
    Qualifications:
    • Experience and familiarity with the legislative process
    • Advanced skills in MS Office applications, particularly Word and Excel required.
    • Extensive experience using the internet for research purposes.
    • Ability to adapt quickly to new situations.
    • Experience with standard office machines and technology.
    • Willingness and capability to work long hours during legislative session and bill filing
    Contact: Send resume, cover letter and two writing samples to: Thessali Teague, Legislative Report Manager, The Journal Record Legislative Report, 101 N. Robinson Ave., Suite 101, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, thessali.teague@journalrecord.com. Deadline for applications: December 12, 2014
  • Community Reporter

    City: Pittsburg, KS
    Newspaper: Morning Sun
    Salary: low- to mid-20Ks
    Job Description: The Morning Sun is searching for a community news reporter with digital savvy and a desire to get involved in his/her beat. The Morning Sun is a 6-day daily in the heart of a great college town in Pittsburg, KS. The reporter must be comfortable with a range of story materials, from feel-good features to the gritty sides of politics, courts and business. The reporter must have a digital-first mentality, engaging readers with timely reporting and social media. Developing relationships within the community will be crucial. They should be able to recognize you before long — it’s not a desk job. While you will work with our editor, you will be independent in your pursuit of story ideas and sources. Experience with digital cameras, video, and social media platforms is a must.
    Contact: To apply, submit a cover letter, résumé and three writing samples — as well as any photo samples — to Andrew Nash at anash@morningsun.net
  • Advertising Sales Position

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: Oklahoma Press Service (an affiliate of Oklahoma Press Association)
    Job Description: We’re looking for a high-energy, charismatic individual to sell advertising for Oklahoma’s newspapers. We want you to show clients how to get the word out about their products and services through the power of print advertising.
    Successful candidate must have ambition to develop relationships with clients, make cold calls and service accounts. Basic computer knowledge and dependable transportation. Salary plus commission; medical, dental, vision insurance; vacation, sick; 401k; free parking. Possible state and regional travel with paid mileage.
    Contact: Email resume to Cindy Shea, cshea@okpress.com. For more information about the Oklahoma Press Association and Oklahoma Press Service, visit www.okpress.com.

  • Staff Writer

    City: Enid, Okla.
    Newspaper: Enid News & Eagle
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The award-winning Enid News & Eagle is hiring for a staff writer position covering education, health and nonprofits, with an emphasis on features.
    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.
    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. Enid recently announced a $1.3 billion expansion of the Koch Nitrogen plant outside of town, construction of a $200 million canola plant project and a $400 million wind energy development project north of Enid.
    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 write news, features and breaking online coverage ethically and 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.
  • Editor

    City: Mena, Arkansas
    Newspaper: The Mena Star
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: EDITOR for high energy weekly community newspaper in Mena, Arkansas. Your newsroom writing and editing skills can lead your career to newer heights and running your own newsroom operations. We are a family owned company of newspapers with a promising future. We seek an experienced, existing 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 small community and build relationships. Proven experience with Macintosh, Quark and Photoshop is required. Excelled in photography a plus. We offer an excellent competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation and health insurance. The Mena Star is a 4500 weekly community newspaper in every sense of the word, nestled in the Ouchita Mountains of Arkansas and offers an excellent quality of life valued by all who are lucky enough to live here.
    Contact: To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and samples of your work to: clark@menastar.com
  • Reporter/Paginator

    City: Shawnee
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: We're looking for a reporter/paginator to join our newsroom team. This person will report on local news and events but also will design pages as needed. The News-Star is a six-day daily newspaper.
    Contact: Send resume, cover letter and samples to Kim Morava at kimberly.morava@news-star.com
  • Communication Specialist

    City: Stillwater
    Newspaper: Oklahoma State University
    Salary: $2,080 - $4,005 a month
    Job Description: To develop, write and edit University publications, magazines and advertisements.
    Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related field and 3 years of experience in publications, newspapers, magazines or related field required. 5 years of experience preferred.
    For maximum consideration, deadline for receipt of application material is Nov. 22. However, the position will remain open until filled.
    Contact Information: Visit jobs.okstate.edu and search for job listing 530969 or title containing "communication."
  • Sales Executive

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: OKC FRIDAY
    Salary: Commission
    Job Description: Young, competitive? Set your own salary! We are a combination of an award-winning weekly newspaper business in Oklahoma City for 40 years and a new national magazine. We seek energetic commissioned outside salespeople who can successfully secure the placement of print advertising in our publications while operating out of our home office or your home. Earn $5,000 a month or more!
    Contact Information: Call 405-755-3311 or email: vcgfriday@gmail.com today.
  • Reporter

    City: Center, Texas
    Newspaper:
    The Center Light and Champion
    Job Description: Are you passionate about good community journalism? The Center Light and Champion semi-weekly newspaper in the East Texas Pineywoods region is seeking a full-time reporter to cover community news and events, write stories, and take pictures. This position requires someone with the willingness to go the extra mile to find the story behind the story, initiate contacts and sources within the community and have a passion for perfection. Reporting experience preferred. Must have good communication skills and social media knowledge. Computer skills should include Office programs and Adobe CS. Enthusiasm, great attitude, leadership, problem-solving, teamwork and people skills are a must! Must be able to work flexible hours that include some nights, weekends and holidays. Benefits include health insurance, vacation and sick/personal leave, and the chance for advancement. We are part of Granite Publications, a group that prefers to recruit from within meaning your job with us could be the first step toward the future you've always wanted.
    Contact: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to leon@granitepub.com. Please feel free to visit www.lightandchampion.com or visit the newspaper’s Facebook fan page to read up on what's been happening in your new hometown.
  • Managing Editor

    City: Fort Stockton, Texas
    Newspaper: Fort Stockton Pioneer
    Job Description: The Fort Stockton Pioneer is seeking a managing editor who can be a leader in both the newsroom and in the community.
    The Pioneer is an award-winning weekly newspaper in Pecos County, halfway between El Paso and San Antonio on I-10, with a small staff of four. We cover it all – the oil and gas industry, county and city government, schools, sports, cops and courts, civic events and community happenings. If you've got a passion for producing community journalism at its finest, we want to talk to you.
    The requirements for this position are simple. We want someone with strong news judgment and an ability to work with employees of various degrees of experience. We want someone who can turn a dull press release into a journalistic gem; someone who is well versed in AP style; someone comfortable with interviewing everyone from the governor to the kindergarten class president; and someone handy with a camera or not afraid to learn. Having some experience with sports reporting is especially helpful! The person we hire will also be responsible for working with the publisher in planning special sections, and developing ideas into stories.
    The successful applicant will directly be responsible for the editorial product – from planning to production.
    If you're interested in this position, please respond to this ad before someone else does. The company offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for advancement. You are eligible for health benefits, as well as vacation and sick/personal leave, after a probationary period. We are part of Granite Publications, a group that prefers to recruit from within and that means your job with us could be the first step toward the future you've always wanted.
    Contact: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to publisher@fspioneer.com. Please feel free to visit www.fortstocktonpioneer.com or visit our Facebook fan page to read up on what's been happening in your new hometown.
  • Reporter/Editor

    City: Madill
    Newspaper: The Madill Record
    Salary: $25,000 - $31,000
    Job Description: The Madill Record, a weekly newspaper, is seeking a professional for the position of news reporter or a news editor. The successful candidate will have great writing skills and a desire to be an active and busy member of the community. Salary and job title is based on education/experience.
    This career includes, but is not limited to, heavy sports writing during the school year, local government, law enforcement activities and human interest stories, as well as taking photos and layout and design. Our coverage area includes all of Marshall County.
    • Journalism or related degree preferred but not required with evidence of acceptable writing experience and desire.
    • Great writing and grammar skills.
    • An excellent driving record and reliable transportation.
    • Must reside in Marshall County, Okla. (or relocate) to successfully perform reporter/editor job duties.
    • Good organization and multitasking skills.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Photography skills.
    Want to know more about us? Visit our website at www.madillrecord.net or our page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/madillrecord
    Contact Information: If qualified and interested, please send cover letter, resume and writing samples to Mark Codner: recordeditorial@sbcglobal.net

  • Publisher

    City: Shawnee, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: The Shawnee News-Star
    Salary Range: $80-85,000
    Job Description: GateHouse Media has an immediate opening for a seasoned publisher with a proven track record of revenue and ebitda results to lead the Shawnee (Okla.) News Star, a community multimedia information company.
    In addition to developing the revenue, digital and competitive strategy for multiple information platforms, we want your ideas for new product development and market expansion.
    The ideal candidate will be an inspiring leader who much prefers being outside of the executive office and has superb internal and external communication skills. The candidate prefers frequent, transparent, in-person communication to the occasional memo. We are looking for someone who has very advanced editorial philosophies, consumer marketing techniques, advertising ideas and understands value creation.
    The position offers an excellent salary plus a full range of benefits.
    Contact Information: Please send cover letter, resume, salary history and references to: Kim Benedict, Sr. Group Publisher for Gatehouse properties in Oklahoma, Louisiana and Tennessee, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com.

  • Designer/Copy editor

    City: Austin, Texas
    Newspaper: GateHouse Media Center for News & Design
    Job Description: Are you a news page designer who loves creating pages and writing headlines that resonate with readers? Do you strive for error-free pages? Do you thrive on deadline? Would you enjoy working with other visual journalists in Austin, Texas? If so, you’re the person we’re looking for to join GateHouse Media’s growing Center for News & Design.
    The center buzzes with energy as designers create compelling pages for communities across the country. The design center is part of a long-term strategy to offer a range of content services to GateHouse newspapers and market those services to other media organizations.
    All applicants must submit design clips or links to online portfolios.
    As a designer/copy editor, you will:
    • Design engaging pages using Adobe InDesign
    • Offer creative solutions to content presentation
    • Write sharp headlines and provide a final read of all copy
    • Work with editors throughout the country to improve our publications
    Here’s what you need:
    • Experience designing news pages in InDesign on deadline
    • Ability to handle curveballs on hard deadlines
    • Team mentality and ability to interact proactively and productively with colleagues
    • Creativity with an eye on deadline
    • Proven line-editing skills and knowledge of AP style
    • Passion for journalism
    Contact: Please use this link to apply: http://ghm.applicantstack.com/x/openings
  • General assignment reporter

    City: Woodward, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Woodward News
    Job Description: The Woodward News has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter. You will have an opportunity to cover everything from the courthouse to features and some sports. The ability to take photos is a plus, as is the ability to use social media. Salary is negotiable. The News publishes 5 mornings a week - Tuesday through Friday and Sunday.
    Contact: Contact Managing Editor Johnny McMahan at editor@woodwardnews.net or Publisher Sheila Gay, sgay@cnhi.com.
  • Sales-Marketing

    City: Lincoln, Pottawatomie, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, and Hughes counties, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: News Leader Company, Inc.
    Salary: Commission plus performance incentives
    Job Description: Seeking experienced sales representative for new potential advertisers for multiple print and digital publications. Flexible hours, set your own schedule. Candidate should poses excellent communication skills, be very well organized, self-motivated, and eager to help grow and market businesses in the area. This is an independent contract position. Compensation is straight commission plus performance incentives.
    Contact: Email resume to Lynn Thompson at lynn@tricountyherald.com
  • Regional Editor

    City: Ardmore
    Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
    Salary Range: $55-60,000
    Job Description: The Ardmoreite multi-media company has an opening for a regional editor. This position manages the day to day operations of The Ardmoreite newsroom and supports newsroom management at The Shawnee News Star, a sister company 90 miles north of Ardmore.
    The Ardmoreite and The News Star are both six-day-a-week newspapers in south and central Oklahoma with multi-media platforms. Ardmore wll be home base for the regional editor and sits equi-distance between Oklahoma City and Dallas. The News Star is in Shawnee, Okla., 40 miles east of Oklahoma City.
    We are looking for a hands-on manager that can execute the same skills that need to be coached: quality community journalism, tight and compelling writing, excellent design skills and maximization of web and social media opportunities.
    There may be an opportunity to move The Ardmoreite to a central design center in 2015 and our regional editor will be a key player in a smooth and successful transition.
    If you’re committed to community journalism, are experienced in managing a news team in both print and digital platforms, and have a passion for being the number one news source in your readership area, this may be the job for you. Both information companies are located in vibrant, growing areas and need solid, experienced leadership to grow audience and circulation.
    Contact: Please send letter of application, resume, clips and references to Kim Benedict, publisher, The Ardmoreite, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with regional editor in the subject line.
  • Sports Editor/Page Designer

    City: Pilot Point, Texas
    Newspaper: Pilot Point Post-Signal
    Salary: Approx $30,000
    Job Description: Sports Editor/Page Designer. Job includes design of sports pages and news pages and pitching in on news coverage as needed. Previous experience in sports writing, copy editing and page layout using InDesign and Photoshop required. Photo experience a plus. Salary competitive with area dailies. Independent newspaper.
    Contact: Email resumes and work samples to David Lewis, editor@postsignal.com.
  • Editor

    City: Benton, AR
    Newspaper: Saline Courier
    Job Description: The Saline Courier seeks a proven leader to direct and oversee our newsroom with a passion for local news and a desire to grow digital and print readership. As Editor, you will employ your knowledge, experience, and ability to implement innovative ideas that will lead directly to growth of The Courier’s print and digital audience. The Editor will play a vital role on The Courier’s management team, which determines short- and long-term strategy and implements tactics necessary to grow the operation. The Editor also is expected to play an active role as a leader in the community.
    The successful applicant will be an experienced leader of great journalism that consistently meets high professional standards. She or he will have a successful track record of serving the distinct news and informational needs of audiences on print and digital platforms. The successful applicant should show demonstrated skills in coaching, mentoring, and developing an enthusiastic and energetic staff to create consistently compelling storytelling and eye-popping visual journalism.
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Lead newsroom projects and initiatives
    • Project management and creation of new products in an effort to grow audience
    • Hire, train and develop the newsroom staff
    • Monitor and track performance of the team through standards of performance
    • Coordinate month to month progress of a news plan through planning and execution
    • Prepare and comply with the annual budget for the newsroom
    Qualifications:
    • Established track record of journalistic excellence
    • Strong background in leading a newsroom through innovative solutions to grow audience
    • Proven record of achieving audience growth through print and digital media
    • Ability to handle multiple ongoing tasks and rapidly changing priorities
    • Self-motivated, community-oriented and organized
    • Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university and at least 3 years of newsroom experience
    The Saline Courier offers a competitive compensation package. We offer a variety of medical, dental and vision options to best fit your needs. We also offer 401k and life insurance options as well as paid vacation, sick and personal time. The Courier is an 5,000 circulation, 7-day p.m. newspaper in Benton, Arkansas. Saline County is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. This is a great opportunity to work with a small daily newspaper that focuses on local news and the community.
    Contact Information: Qualified, interested individuals should submit a resume and writing samples to Tony Cooper, publisher, The Saline Courier, 321 N. Market, Benton, AR 72015 or via email at tcooper@bentoncourier.com, Tony Cooper 501-315-8228

  • Reporter

    City: Cordell, OK
    Newspaper: Cordell Beacon
    Job Description: Love to write? Have a strong desire to be involved in your community? Want a chance to use your computer skills? Then we have the perfect job for you! The Cordell Beacon has an opening for a Reporter with strong writing skills and an interest in developing composing and page design abilities. The successful applicant will possess the skill to write stories on assignment; report on a local council meeting; and produce concise, compelling copy for our well-informed readers. As a small but active office, all of us work together on page design to produce a newspaper our readers love.
    Contact: Interested individuals should submit a full resume, including references, plus a writing sample to: The Cordell Beacon, P O Box 220, Cordell, OK 73632, "Attention: Z. Rainbolt" or email to thebeacon@cordellbeacon.com. Applications may also be faxed to 580-832-3335.
  • Reporter - Office Manager

    City: Hinton and Geary, OK
    Newspaper: Hinton Record and Geary Star
    Job Description: Vibrant community newspapers in Hinton and Geary seek a high-energy reporter/office manager to cover local events and community meetings, as well as to oversee office communications. Our ideal candidate will be meticulously detail-oriented and possess the ability to balance multiple competing priorities, anticipate potential problems, and develop contingencies accordingly. Excellent community relations skills and strong writing skills a must; social media know-how a plus!
    Contact: Rush resumes to goodnews@thewatongarepublican.com.
  • Editor and General Manager

    City: North Texas
    Newspaper: Wesner Publications
    Job Description: Ready to run a weekly newspaper? Rare opportunity to become Editor and General Manager of a vibrant community weekly in a beautiful north-central Texas town is soon to become available. Are you ready to take your writing and management skills to the next level? Strong writing ability, reporting experience, community relations sensibility, and organizational skills are vital. Broad newspaper responsibilities will provide an opportunity to be involved in every level of weekly newspaper management, but direct previous management experience is not required. This is the perfect starting management position!
    Contact: Rush resumes to brett@wespubco.com
  • Director of Advertising Sales

    City: Waco, Texas
    Newspaper: Waco Tribune Herald
    Job Description: Seeking dynamic leader who loves leading edge technology. Requires drive and competitive nature. Position requires the right leader to take our team to the next level by hiring, training, and developing great team members. The right team builder will believe in the digital future and push for results while incorporating and providing a fun work environment. Qualified candidate will have sales and management experience with a love of training and teaching. Solid experience in classified and digital is required. Must have high energy level and exceptional people skills. Position will be responsible for all advertising revenue including magazine, print, digital and mobile. Creativity and expertise in billing, systems and forecasting keys to success. Experience working with the businesses and customers in Texas a real plus!
    Contact: Send resume and cover letter via e-mail to: Jim Wilson, Publisher, Waco Tribune Herald at jwilson@wacotrib.com. No calls please.
  • Press Operator

    City: Pittsburg, KS
    Newspaper: The Morning Sun
    Description: The Pittsburg Morning Sun newspaper, located in Pittsburg, KS, has a full-time Press Operator position available. Experience operating a 5-unit Urbanite press is desired but we will train a highly competent individual who has the passion to learn this vital position with our company. Position requires a high degree of concentration, excellent quality control skills, press maintenance knowledge and managing all aspects of safety. Approximate shift hours are 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.
    • Operate an Offset Web Press. This includes set ups, running jobs, monitoring inks, maintenance and repair.
    • Assist in the mailroom getting the papers ready for delivery.
    • Troubleshoot any printing or production issues as needed.
    • Check print quality throughout the shift and meet product quality standards.
    • Make any necessary adjustments and repairs to ensure proper press operation.
    Job Requirements:
    • Offset web press experience desired
    • Mechanical aptitude.
    • Forklift certification preferred.
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, have good manual dexterity, stand for
    • long periods of time.
    This position includes a full benefit package, health, dental, vision and 401k.
    Contact: For consideration, send your resume to tomguthrie@gatehousemedia.com or apply in person: 301 North Locust Street, 66762. An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
  • Reporter/paginator

    City: Shawnee, Ok
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: We're looking for a combination reporter/designer who can report on local events and turn out compelling pages. Precise mix of duties will depend on skill set. The News-Star is a six-day daily paper with a newsroom staff of seven.
    Contact: Send resume, samples and cover letter to Brian Blansett at brian.blansett@news-star.com
  • Newspaper Sales Person

    City: Key Largo Florida
    Newspaper: Florida Keys Free Press
    Salary Range: 70,000
    Job Description: The Florida Keys Free Press in beautiful Key Largo Florida is seeking an experienced newspaper sales consultant. If you believe in printed community newspapers and believe the way to sales is on the street face-to-face then let’s talk. Must be customer oriented, well organized and a person that can reach or exceed monthly goals. We have a stable of quality publications at your disposal in a daily and weekly paper and multiple magazines. The territory is established and has plenty of growth potential. Excellent compensation with guarantee base and a rewarding commission plan, monthly bonuses, spiffs and contest money. Benefits include health and dental insurance, life, 401K, expenses and more. This is a great opportunity in the beautiful Keys but just 30 minutes from the mainland.
    Contact: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Tommy Todd at ttodd@keysnews.com
  • Newsroom Clerk

    City: Muskogee
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Muskogee Phoenix is seeking a part-time newsroom clerk who is energetic, organized, self-motivated and able to work quickly and precisely on deadline.
    The clerk will compile a list of community events from various sources and transcribe them for print and online publication. The ideal candidate has a background in journalism and is familiar with AP style and is someone who can write one to three stories per week about community events.
    Applicants must have strong customer relation skills and be able to perform related typing duties. Must have good oral and written communication skills.
    Contact: City Editor Elizabeth Ridenour at eridenour@muskogeephoenix.com.
  • Production Manager

    City: Independence, MO
    Newspaper: The Examiner - GateHouse Media
    Job Description:  The Examiner, based in Independence, MO (Kansas City area), has an exciting career opportunity for a Production Manager with a proven track record and excellent leadership skills. The Production Manager is responsible for the planning, execution and project management of the company's entire process of print production including offset printing, inserting, distribution and pre-press. This includes the supply chain process for all print production requirements from planning, RFQ, through delivery to customers. In addition, the Manager will liaise internally and externally with vendors, while managing the flow of information to ensure timely and efficient delivery to customers.
    • Direct accountability and management of team of production supervisors and leads to facilitate the production of newspaper and commercial printing products and services.
    • Key driver for planning, production and execution of complex master production schedules proactively hold the entire organization accountable to ensure production schedule is met.
    • Development of team's knowledge and achievement of quality expectations. Ensure effective equipment operation with appropriate maintenance programs.
    • Work proactively with vendors to ensure continuous improvement and optimal production solutions for new and existing materials and equipment.
    • Assist in developing and achieving commercial print market plan by creating interest and forming partnerships with potential and existing customers.
    • Develop pricing quotes for commercial printing work. Interact professionally with all customers.
    • Manage costs effectively within agreed-to budgets.
    • Work with finance on budgeting, forecasting and actual product cost analysis.
    • Complete required reports accurately and on time.
    • Create and maintain a safe work environment, ensuring that all safety policies and procedures are followed.
    Requirements
    • At least 3 years of offset print management is required.
    • A thorough knowledge of commercial printing processes including prepress, press, distribution, insertion and commercial print sales
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Programs.
    • Strong organizational ability and problem solving techniques.
    • Ability to multi-task and utilize resources to execute tasks within a deadline oriented environment.
    • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
    • Commitment to continuous process improvement initiatives and ability to solve problems creatively.
    • Highly motivated and high level of initiative; inspires confidence to work independently and in support of department goals and business objectives.
    • Ability to build relationships and work across a multi-product line organization.
    The Examiner is a GateHouse Media publication, one of the largest publishers in the U.S., and owns 79 daily and 257 weekly newspapers in 21 states, as well as more than 405 locally focused websites. An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
    Contact information: Please send resume including salary requirements to: jobs@examiner.net
  • Audience Development Manager

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Job Description:
    The Dolan Company is a leading provider of information to the business and legal communities through our collection of niche newspapers and websites. We are seeking a forward thinking audience development manager for The Journal Record Publishing Company and for Arizona News Service. Based in Oklahoma City, this position will be responsible for increasing revenue, readership levels and subscription sales by planning and managing audience development marketing initiatives for well-respected business and political journals. You will work closely with Publishers, Interactive marketing and Customer Service teams to reach and exceed goals.
    Specific responsibilities include:
    · Develop annual marketing strategy and collaborate on annual budgets.
    · Acquire new subscriptions through creative targeted marketing including:
    o Work closely with Publisher to help negotiate custom subscription partnerships and affiliate relationships, sponsorships, and trade show participation with businesses, law firms, associations, and trade groups. Develop all marketing collateral to support subscription sales efforts.
    o Develop concept, write copy and implement direct mail, bulk and sample issues.
    o Design test strategies and creative to optimize campaign performance growth.
    o Work with the market to identify targeted bulk leads and developing strategies to acquire them.
    o Attend local events or train local resources.
    o Develop copy for email marketing and work closely with Interactive Marketing for strategy, design and implementation.
    o Collaborate with other Dolan Company Audience Development Managers throughout the country.
    o Develop strategy and place print and electronic advertising, local and spot-market broadcast, radio, mobile, and billboard advertising. Know of the best media opportunities (through brokers or direct to publisher negotiations). Work closely with Interactive Marketing and Creative units for design, landing page development, technical specifications and tracking.
    · Source and evaluate new media and partnership opportunities with Publishers in regional and local markets.
    · Monitor tracking, delivery and campaign performance on an on-going basis. Test and roll out successful efforts.
    The successful candidate for this position will have:
    · A minimum of three years’ experience in direct marketing, media buying or agency relations, with subscription sales marketing experience preferred
    · Superior negotiation, organization, and follow-up skills
    · Strong quantitative and analytical skills
    · MS Office proficiency
    · Bachelor’s degree preferred
    The Dolan Company offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience along with a comprehensive benefits program.
    Contact: To apply, send resume and cover letter to Joni Brooks at joni.brooks@journalrecord.com.

  • Page Designer

    City: Weatherford, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Weatherford Daily News
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Family newspaper is seeking creative page designer for local newspaper in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Experience in InDesign a must. Salary plus benefits. Email resume.
    Contact: Phillip Reid, Phillip@PhillipReid.net
  • Editor & Publisher

    City: Center, Texas
    Newspaper: Light and Champion
    Job Description: The Center Light and Champion, an award-winning semi-weekly newspaper in the piney woods of East Texas, is seeking a dynamic professional to take the helm as editor and publisher. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in all aspects of community newspapers. As editor, they will serve as newsroom manager and will actively gather some news, write, and take photographs; guide advertising programs to develop strategy and drive sales plus call on some accounts; assist in layout and design; manage business matters, interpret financial reports, be strongly goal oriented, and able to motivate staff members. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the community, active in chamber of commerce, civic clubs, etc. Enthusiasm, great attitude, leadership, problem-solving skills, teamwork and people skills are a must. Compensation based on experience and ability. Bonus opportunities are available for the right candidate. Insurance, vacation and other benefits also available. Join a group of community newspapers providing support and training in a family atmosphere. If you have a solid track record and strong industry references, we want to talk to you ASAP.
    Contact: Send resume, references and salary requirements to leon@granitepub.com.
  • Web Press Operators/Foreman

    City: Weatherford, Okla.
    Newspaper: Weatherford Daily News
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Seeking experienced newspaper web press operator/foreman for the community newspaper in Weatherford, Oklahoma with seven unit Goss Community Press. Competitive salary plus benefits. Convenient schedule. Family operation.
    Contact: Contact Phillip Reid at Phillip@PhillipReid.net.
  • Reporter

    City: Decatur, TX
    Newspaper: Wise County Messenger
    Job Description: The Wise County Messenger in Decatur seeks an experienced, energetic reporter to join our award-winning team. Duties will include covering city and school beats, as well as breaking news. The ideal candidate has two to three years experience and thrives on finding compelling stories.
    Contact Information: Email your resume, references and samples of your work to Editor Kristen Tribe, ktribe@wcmessenger.com. Mailing address is P.O. Box 149, Decatur, TX 76234.

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