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  • 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.

  • Publisher and General Manager

    City:  Marlow, OK
    Newspaper:  The Marlow Review
    Salary:  Competitive
    Job Description:  A Leader and Publisher who will have a love of Marlow and Stephens County and who approaches tasks with a positive and friendly attitude.
    The needed job skills: sell ads; engage in the community; and oversee paper staff. This is a high performing and successful paper and this individual would replace the current leader/publisher who is retiring and who will help ensure a smooth transition.
    Contact:  Judy Keller at advertising@marlowreview.com or
    Phil Calian at pcalian@kingsburypartners.com

  • General Manager

    City:  Elk City, OK
    Newspaper:  Elk City News
    Salary:  commensurate with experience
    Job Description:  LEAD OUR GREAT NEWSPAPER TEAM
    Beckham County Media, LLC has an immediate opening for a General Manager with our newspaper in Elk City, Oklahoma. We're poised to launch new products and grow exponentially in the market. A revenue-focused and passionate leader is needed to manage the team to success.
    Preference will be given to candidates with proven abilities to help newspapers grow and develop the right combination of advertising choices to meet the needs of our advertisers.
    We need a goal oriented, motivated, and organized self-starter with proven skills in customer relations, sales, and sales management. Advertising sales management experience preferred. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and current auto insurance.
    Compensation is commensurate with experience.
    Contact:  Please email a cover letter, your resume and professional references to wesnermedia@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

  • Sales Representative

    City:  Durant, OK
    Newspaper:  Durant Democrat
    Salary:  $25K-$35K
    Job Description:  Mostly outside sales in Durant and surrounding areas. Sales background is a plus but not necessary - we will train the right person. Account list is included, with incentives on expanding the list. Good work environment and local ownership. Must be dependable and have reliable transportation.
    Contact: Karen Brown, sales manager, Karen@Durantdemocrat.com

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Claremore, OK
    Newspaper:  Claremore Daily Progress
    Salary:  $30-35,000 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.

  • Editor

    City: Mustang, OK
    Newspaper: Mustang Times
    Job Description: The Mustang Times is an award-winning weekly newspaper in Canadian County, just minutes from downtown Oklahoma City. If you've got a passion for producing community journalism at its finest, we want to talk to you. The editor will be in charge of all news, features and sports content for the Mustang Times. Duties will include writing, layout, editing free-lance content and working with production personnel to publish the weekly newspaper. The candidate should be familiar and comfortable with multimedia, AP style, Adobe CS, Microsoft Office Suite and able to take direction. This full-time position offers a negotiable salary with health benefits and a 401(k) plan.
    Contact: Send resumes to mustangpublisher@sbcglobal.net

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