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  • Graphics Design/Newspaper Assistant

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  OKC FRIDAY
    Job Description:  OKC FRIDAY, the state's largest suburban newspaper, is seeking a graphics designer to assist in design and production, as well as throughout the company. We are looking for someone with graphics design knowledge and an interest in learning other aspects of the newspaper business, including news, legals and sales.
    Contact:  Email resume and references to: roseokcfriday@aol.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Vernon, Texas
    Newspaper:  Vernon Daily Record
    Job Description:  The VDR is seeking a full-time sports editor.
    The sports editor will coordinate sports coverage of five high schools and a college. Knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop are a must. The job includes a competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact:  editor@vernonrecord.com

  • Editor-Multimedia Journalist

    City:  Pawhuska, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  Pawhuska Journal-Capital
    Job Description:  The Pawhuska Journal-Capital has been serving Osage County since 1904. We seek an editor/multimedia reporter who can do it all by covering news, features and sports for all news platforms — print, digital and social media.
    The Pawhuska Journal-Capital is a weekly newspaper, but its website and social media outlets are updated daily.
    The Pawhuska Journal-Capital Editor-Multimedia Journalist also will provide stories to its sister publication — the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.
    This is a rare opportunity to work in a rapidly changing community that is home to the Osage Nation, the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve and Pioneer Women, Ree Drummond, of Food Network fame. Pawhuska is a small, tight-knit community, and a popular and dynamic tourist destination.
    The ideal candidate should have a solid background in producing high-quality, competitive community journalism, be self-motivated, have a strong understanding of AP style and the ability to complete tasks on a strict deadline. Prior multimedia reporting experience would be a plus.
    As a part of GateHouse Media, the Pawhuska Journal-Capital offers competitive compensation and a full-benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer.
    Contact:  Interested candidates should apply online to Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Editor Chris Day at cday@examiner-enterprise.com. Include a cover letter describing why you are the ideal candidate for the position, a resume and samples of your work.
  • Advertising Design & Sales Manager

    City:  Canadian, Texas (northeastern Texas Panhandle)
    Newspaper:  The Canadian Record
    Salary:  Commensurate with skills and experience
    Job Description:  This position involves: Designing ads to client specifications, managing ad schedules and billing information, corresponding with clients, working in conjunction with ad sales representative, updating and maintaining website with WordPress. The successful candidate should be proficient in or willing to learn: Adobe PhotoShop and InDesign, spreadsheets and WordPress. Preference given to candidate with: Experience in photography, bilingual skills, good sense of humor. This job requires good organizational skills, an ability to communicate clearly, attention to detail and creative design. We will train the right person, and will encourage and support any efforts to seek advanced training in these job skills. Our office is friendly, supportive and oriented toward working as a team. Our goal is to continue to improve this award-winning newspaper, taking advantage of advances in technology and social media, without abandoning the time-worn basics of good journalism.
    Contact:  Please submit resumé and samples of design work in person @ The Canadian Record, 211 Main Street, Canadian, TX 79014, or by email to laurie@canadianrecord.com, with “Ad Designer” in the subject line. For more information, call 806.323.6461.

  • Editor

    City:  Duncan, OK
    Newspaper:  The Duncan Banner
    Salary:  $40,000 - $50,000
    Job Description:  The Duncan (OK) Banner seeks an experienced, digital-savvy editor to lead its newsroom.
    Applicants need a newsroom management background, versatile online and print journalism skills, and the ability to inspire and coach the news staff to produce quality print and online content.
    This is a hands-on position requiring initiative, imagination and sure-footed editorial and administrative judgment. The editor is responsible for all news and opinion content.
    The Duncan Banner is a five-day newspaper (no Monday and Sunday editions) featuring website and mobile news feeds daily.
    Located 80 miles south of Oklahoma City, Duncan is known as the “Crepe Myrtle Capital” of Oklahoma for its abundance of the colorful trees. The city is home to 23,000 people and four lakes.
    The Duncan Banner is owned by CNHI, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information in print and online. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact:  Interested candidates should apply online to publisher Mark Millsap at mark@normantranscript.com. Include a cover letter on why you believe you are qualified for the position, a resume and samples of your work. Please send resume to Mark Millsap mark@normantranscript.com

  • Stringer

    City:  Claremore, OK
    Newspaper:  Claremore Daily Progress
    Salary:  Varies to scope of work
    Job Description:  Love to write on a variety of topics -- anything from business, politics, family, to maybe even outdoor adventure? Want to have extra income, but not a 9 to 5 job? If you live in the Claremore, OK area and have samples of your past newspaper clips, know AP style and can work with a quick turnaround time, we would love to talk to you.
    Contact:  Send your information to Cydney Baron, editor@claremoreprogress.com

  • Web Press Operator

    City:  Branson, MO
    Newspaper:  Branson Tri-Lakes News
    Job Description:  Immediate opening for experienced web press operator. The Branson Tri-Lakes News is currently seeking a Full-time experienced Press Operator to operate a Goss Community Web press. Successful candidate will join an experienced crew printing multiple commercial products. Duties include, but are not limited to, installing plates on press, setting color registration and correct ink and water balance, measuring quality and adjusting equipment, as well as operation of bindery equipment.
    Contact: Keith Hansen publisher@bransontrilakesnews.com 417-334-3161

  • Multi-media Specialist

    City:  Branson, MO
    Newspaper:  Branson Tri-Lakes News
    Salary:  Base plus commission
    Job Description:  Need digital/print savvy multi-media marketing executive willing to blaze new trails in one of the region's hottest tourist destinations. Unlimited potential to grow.
    Contact:  Keith Hansen, Publisher, publisher@bransontrilakesnews.com, or call 417-334-3161 to set up an interview.

  • Advertising Sales

    City:  Yukon
    Newspaper:  Yukon Review
    Job Description:  The Yukon Review is seeking a full-time Advertising Salesperson. The position calls for an outgoing, self-motivated individual to sell advertising to local businesses. Applicants must be willing to meet new people and positively represent the newspaper. Successful applicants must be creative and be deadline driven. A sales background is not required but is a plus. Applicants for this full-time position should have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, and must have a valid driver’s license.
    Contact: Please send resume and salary requirements to Andrea Griffin at andrea@theyukonreview.com.

  • Editor

    City:  Walters, OK
    Newspaper:  The Current
    Job Description:  Cotton Electric Cooperative is seeking an enthusiastic team player to join our staff as a Newspaper Editor. Successful applicants will have excellent news writing and proofreading skills combined with experience in photography, digital media, layout and design. A bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations or journalism is preferred.
    Contact:  Applications can be picked up at Cotton Electric Cooperative at 226 N. Broadway in Walters, OK or completed online at www.cottonelectric.com. Completed applications along with a resume can be emailed to kjohnson@cottonelectric.com or submitted to the Walters office. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, January 26th. Cotton Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.

  • General Manager

    City:  Texarkana Arkansas
    Newspaper:  Texarkana Gazette
    Job Description:  Texarkana Gazette located in Texarkana, AR, “a thriving community that places business at the core of progress,” seeks an experienced leader who is innovative and results-oriented. He or she will manage all of the operations for the Texarkana Gazette, a seven day a week newspaper. In addition, in house digital agency. This individual must possess exceptional leadership, marketing and communication skills as well as be dedicated to growing all aspects of a profitable newspaper. The ability to think strategically and work with managers to develop and execute plans is essential. We are looking for a proven leader with excellent organizational, financial and management skills. Community involvement is also necessary and encouraged. Ideal candidates will have experience as a general manager or advertising sales leader of a newspaper. The Texarkana Gazette. is owned by WEHCO Media, an industry leader offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401K and profit sharing.
    Contact: Please send resume and salary requirements to Broderick Daniels at bdaniels@arkansasonline.com.

  • Marketing Sales Consultant

    City:  Based in Dodge City, KS
    Newspaper:  High Plains Journal
    Job Description:  High Plains Journal is looking for a Marketing Sales Consultant, responsible for developing and executing a business plan to achieve sales goals within an assigned territory including print, digital and custom content solutions.
    Contact: For more information or to apply, go to www.hpj.com/jobs/

  • Advertising Sales

    City:  any / home
    Newspaper:  Rural Messenger
    Salary:  Commission
    Job Description:  Advertising salesperson to sell advertising from home. Strong niche publication with a loyal advertiser following.
    Contact:  Please send resume to contact@ruralmessenger.com, Mike Alfers, 620-966-7557

  • Advertising Sales Executive

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  OKC FRIDAY
    Salary:  Base plus commission and bonus
    Job Description:  OKC FRIDAY is seeking an Advertising Sales Executive to help us market our premiere newspaper. With a circulation of over 8,200 affluent and influential subscribers, we are Oklahoma's largest suburban weekly. Responsibilities include calling on established accounts, as well as generating new advertisers. Come join our fun work environment!
    Contact:  Please send resume and cover letter to: rose@okcfriday.com.

  • Reporter

    City:  Ardmore, OK
    Newspaper:  Ardmoreite
    Salary:  DOE
    Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning information company in beautiful southern Oklahoma, has a full-time opening for a government/general assignment reporter. This position also is responsible for some support in page layout (we will train).
    The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, some experience in In Design and Photoshop and reporting. Accuracy, time-management, organizational and people skills are also required to be successful in this position. This is a fast-paced environment that embraces quality journalism and offers a broad experience that includes digital and social media strategies.
    The Ardmoreite newsroom is a talented, diverse group of journalists who create a progressive and creative atmosphere. We offer a competitive salary, 401k and health insurance opportunities as well as paid time off.
    We are located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, which is on I35, equi-distance from Oklahoma City and Dallas. We cover five counties and our area offers great schools, medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities.
    Contact:  Please send letter of interest, resume and writing and design clips to: Robby Short, Managing Editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email robby.short@ardmoreite.com 'reporter’ in the subject line. EOE

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