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  • Circulation Director

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

  • Advertising Director

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

  • Reporter

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

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

  • City Hall/Investigative Reporter

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

  • Tinker Take Off Reporter

    City:  Midwest City, OK
    Newspaper:  The Journal Record Publishing Co
    Salary:  $33,500/annual
    Job Description:  The Journal Record Publishing Company in Oklahoma City is looking for an energetic team player to write for Tinker Take Off, the 9,000+ circulation weekly tab that exclusively covers Tinker Air Force Base. You’ll write stories that cover everything from hi-tech innovations to lifestyle with an opportunity to interview everyone from generals to engineers. And you’ll be telling their stories to a large audience that is directly affected and highly involved. If you have the talent to explain everything from why the development of synthetic jet fuel is revolutionary to how national security is dependant upon an Air Logistics Complex in Oklahoma, we want to hear from you. Our company offers a full range of benefits including paid vacations, retirement plan and health insurance.
    Contact:  To apply, please contact Terri VanHooser, email tvanhooser@journalrecord.com.

  • News and Sports Editor

    City:  Marlow, OK
    Newspaper:  The Marlow Review
    Job Description:  The Marlow Review, a weekly newspaper in Marlow, Okla. is seeking an energetic news and sports editor comfortable in school board meetings on Monday nights and the sidelines on Friday nights. Responsibilities include attending local government and school board meetings, attending sporting events in a three-school coverage area, taking photographs, conducting interviews, seeking out feature story subjects, attending and reporting on community events, and covering breaking news.
    The candidate should be proficient in InDesign and Photoshop.
    Responsibilities also include uploading content to the newspaper’s web page and helping to maintain the newspaper’s social media accounts.
    Contact:  Please send resume and examples of your work to: publisher@marlowreview.com.
  • Advertising Sales Executive

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  OKC Friday
    Salary:  Base plus commission
    Job Description:  OKC Friday is seeking an Advertising Account Executive to add to our team of newspaper professionals. The successful candidate will be driven to achieve with established accounts and new customers. We are looking for someone with the expertise to sell the benefits of the large and locally-owned suburban weekly as an effective advertising vehicle.
    Contact: Email resume and three references to: rose@okcfriday.com.

  • Group Advertising and Digital Director

    City: Emporia, KS
    Newspaper: The Emporia Gazette
    Job Description: A family newspaper group in Kansas, has an opening for a person who can fill the role of Group Advertising and Digital Director. We are looking for a person who can successfully lead staff and sales teams in multiple locations.
    This person will oversee sales of daily and weekly newspapers covering communities in Emporia, Abilene, Chase County, Madison, and St. Marys, Kansas.
    Key duties include: managing and motivating an inside and outside sales team with an emphasis on generating profitable revenue from our print, magazines, and digital products; helping to develop marketing programs. Developing budgets, setting goals and achieving them.
    This person must have the ability to work productively in a team setting.
    The person must be aggressive and adept at setting priorities and reordering them as needed, particularly under deadline pressure or as circumstances change. The person should have strong selling skills, and experience with multimedia and social media selling. We use all mediums to tell our stories and reach customers.
    Contact: Send cover letter, resume with references to Publisher Chris Walker by e-mail at walker@emporia.com (put Sales Director in the subject line), or by mail to The Emporia Gazette, 517 Merchant, Emporia Kansas 66801 or fax at (620) 342-4841.

  • Reporter

    City:  Okemah, OK
    Newspaper:  Okemah News Leader
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  Small town, family owned newspaper seeking a reporter to cover a wide range of events and meetings including: homecomings, ribbon cuttings, school board, chamber, county commissioners and city council meetings. Sports coverage is negotiable. Wanted to start asap.
    Contact:  Kay or Pamela Thompson at 918-623-0123.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Claremore
    Newspaper:  Claremore Daily Progress
    Salary:  $34K DOE
    Job Description:  The Claremore Daily Progress has an immediate opening for a versatile sports journalist to join our award-winning sports department. The Claremore Daily Progress and Claremoreprogress.com provide readers in northeast Oklahoma with comprehensive coverage of the area’s vibrant sports scene. Primary coverage includes several area high schools, and Rogers State University. Responsibilities would include covering a regular assigned beat that would involve not just writing game stories, but engaging features about all types of sports and activities. The sports reporter should be comfortable and knowledgeable in using AP Style. This position also requires experience in photography, video, online posting, and pagination.
    Contact: If you are interested and comfortable working under deadline — please forward a resume with three journalism references and three samples of your work, including page design to cbaron@claremoreprogress.com.

  • General assignments reporter

    City:  McAlester, OK
    Newspaper:  McAlester News-Capital
    Salary:  $25,000-$30,000
    Job Description:  The McAlester News-Capital seeks an energetic general assignments reporter. The News-Capital needs someone who wants to hone or enhance their editing skills while producing 10 stories per week. The ideal candidate will have pagination and copy-editing skills. Journalism degree preferred. We need a self-starter with a background or interest in Education/Healthcare. This reporter would produce material for use on all of our platforms: print, website, and social media. This person must shoot photos and videos. We encourage applicants of all ages and experience, as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s age. EOE.
    Contact: Please send a cover letter, resume, story clips and published photos to echoate@mcalesternews.com. Address: Ed Choate, Publisher/Editor, McAlester News-Capital, 500 S. Second St., McAlester OK 74501.

  • Marketing Manager

    City:  Little Rock, AR
    Newspaper:  WEHCO Digital Media
    Job Description:  WEHCO Digital Media is seeking a creative and results driven marketer to plan, design, and manage our marketing initiatives in support of growing our digital subscription business through subscriber acquisition and retention. As an industry leader, WEHCO considers this role as essential to promoting our brand and mission of delivering quality local journalism in the communities we serve.
    As the company’s Marketing Manager, you will work alongside all levels of management at newspaper divisions throughout the company. You will assist in creating customer-focused strategies that drive audience engagement and subscriber growth. By leveraging the audience data collected through WEHCO’s customer data platform (CDP), you will identify and create new audience segments used to target our marketing initiatives that drive new conversions and build higher retention.
    Key Responsibilities:
    •Work with cross departmental teams across multiple markets to develop, prepare and execute monthly and quarterly marketing plans.
    •Plan, create, and oversee the design, content, and production of all marketing materials that support subscription sales and branding campaigns across multiple channels including but not limited to email, online display advertising, audience extension, print advertising, and social media advertising.
    •Maintain quarterly marketing calendar for WEHCO’s newspapers and track marketing campaign results.
    •Ensure marketing deliverables and scheduling objectives are met.
    •Maintain promotional subscription offer checkout pages ensuring all offers align with established pricing guidelines and branding objectives.
    •Establish expert level knowledge of all company marketing technology platforms while optimizing marketing automation and audience development journey's through multiple channels.
    •Review data analysis and metrics to ensure campaigns meet predetermined objectives.
    •Guide and help in preparation of marketing activity reports and present them to the leadership team.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    •The ability to work harmoniously within a diverse, talented multi-level organization to achieve results is required.
    •Must exhibit a test-and-learn mindset with a strong ability to A/B test campaign approaches while analyzing results to inform and determine broader marketing strategy.
    •Must have extensive experience working with Adobe Creative Suite -- specifically with mockups, web and email design, and multimedia presentation.
    •Must have an adaptive design eye and skillset.
    •Must have a proven track record of results in generating subscription sales.
    •Must be an expert with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and performance tracking.
    •Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
    •Must possess a strong ability to craft impactful marketing messaging that highlights our brand and mission.
    •Must be data driven with strong analytical skills.
    •Excellent organizational skills and being detail oriented is required.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or a related field is preferred.
    EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years of prior experience in marketing management, preferably with subscriber sales for local media. A combination of education and experience could be used in lieu of education and/or experience.
    Contact: Please email resumes to tstaten@arkansasonline.com

  • Reporter

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

  • Freelance Editorial Assistant

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  ArtDesk Magazine
    Job Description:  ArtDesk magazine, a quarterly nonprofit contemporary art publication based in Oklahoma City and published by Kirkpatrick Foundation, is seeking a part-time freelance editorial assistant. Candidates must have journalism experience and possess scrupulous attention to detail. Fact-checking articles for print and editorial research are the primary tasks. Knowledge of and interest in contemporary art is a plus but is not required.
    Contact:  Please provide references and a cover letter along with a resume to alana@readartdesk.com.

  • Ad Director/General Manager

    City:  Bartlesville, Okla.
    Newspaper:  Examiner-Enterprise
    Job Description:  The Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise, a 5-day-a-week multi-media publication in northeast Oklahoma, is looking for an Ad Director/General Manager, to lead an experienced staff, including an award-winning newsroom.
    This is an ideal stepping-stone for an advertising manager that wants to take the next step in organizational management.
    This position is the chief revenue officer for the EE with P&L responsibility that includes budget and forecasting. We are looking for an individual that can drive growth in advertising and circulation revenues, develop staff, engage with and help grow the community, provide timely and detailed reports and embrace corporate programs and initiatives.
    Experience in building, presenting and closing marketing solutions for advertising accounts that include digital and print components is a must. This is a hands-on position that will require in-depth knowledge of local advertising accounts as well as potential for new accounts. Events and promotions are significant players in the Gatehouse world and the AD/GM must be adept at selling sponsorships and providing on-site oversight of all programs.
    This position qualifies for vacation benefits, the opportunity for health, dental, vision and life insurance and 401k program.
    Contact:  Please send letter of application, resume, salary requirements and references to Kim Benedict, OK Sr. Group Publisher, PO Box 1328, Ardmore, OK 73401 or email kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with Bartlesville in the subject line. 

  • Senior Reporter/Digital Strategist

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  The Journal Record
    Job Description:  The Journal Record, a leading source of business and legislative news in Oklahoma, is seeking an experienced journalist with an interest in covering Oklahoma's energy industry, including the oil and gas and power generation markets. In addition to covering the state's momentous energy sector, additional responsibilities include covering health care issues and the development and execution of The Journal Record's digital strategy.
    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 the state's most important industries, 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. As energy reporter, you will be covering all aspects of the energy sector, including pricing, policy, technology and exploration.
    We're looking for someone who can cultivate relationships with oil-field workers and C-level executives. We're also looking for someone who can translate complicated energy issues into simple prose. 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, and it has long been one of the company’s top performers.
    The Journal Record offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package.
    Contact: To apply: https://ghm.applicantstack.com/x/login-bridgetowermedia
    BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

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