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  • Advertising Sales Representative

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

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

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

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

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

    City: Shawnee
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star, a six-day multi-media information source in central Oklahoma, has an immediate opening for an advertising manager. This is a full-time fast-paced management position with a highly-competitive compensation package.
    In addition to our newspaper print product, The News-Star provides multiple platforms for news and advertising information. Driving revenue in print, digital and mobile requires an individual who understands multi-media, the opportunity to grow community businesses in reach and volume and how to motivate salespeople. Being goal driven is a must.
    The sales staff consists of 4 outside multi-media sales executives, 2 classified sales executives and 1 support staff. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of successful experience in direct sales, combined with management responsibilities. Excellent communication and forecasting skills are required. A high energy level, enjoyment of new products and challenges and the ability to execute and implement are pre-requisites for this position.
    This is a base-plus-commission position that should pay more than $60,000 annually for the right candidate.
    Contact: If you have a proven track record of driving sales while creating a positive work environment, please send letter of application, resume and references to Kent Bush, publisher, The News-Star, 215 N. Bell, Shawnee, Okla. 74801, or email to kent.bush@news-star.com with Ad Director in the subject line.
  • Experienced Graphic Designer

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

    City: Shawnee
    Newspaper: The Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is looking for an assistant pressman with a solid understanding of printing operations, with at least 2 years of experience.​
    Hourly pay plus full benefits and 401K.​ Pay based on experience.​
    Contact: Email resumes to kent.bush@news-star.com or call 405-214-3921 for more information.
  • Sports freelance correspondent writer and/or photographer

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

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

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

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

    City: Yukon, OK
    Newspaper: Yukon Review
    Salary: Base Salary Plus Commission
    Job Description: Inside and outside advertising sales. Full-time position with great income potential. Previous sales experience required; newspaper ad sales background preferred. Successful candidate will be succeeding 12-year ad sales manager.
    Contact: John Miller, Publisher/General Manager, john@yukonreview.net
  • Account Executive

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

    Company: GateHouse Media
    Job Description: GateHouse Media, a pre-eminent multimedia company in small and midsize markets across the country, is seeking editors.
    We’re looking for solid reporters seeking their first newspaper leadership role or recent graduates with management experience at their college or university publications.
    Applicants must be willing to relocate. For a full list of GateHouse owned or managed media organizations, visit http://www.gatehousemedia.com/section/publications.
    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.
    As GateHouse Media grows, opportunities are expected across the company’s footprint, including for advancement within the company. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow professionally along with GateHouse.
    To receive more information about current openings, visit Gatehouse's career website at http://www.gatehousemedia.com/section/careers.
    Contact: Email your resume to rinks@gatehousemedia.com for consideration, indicating your preferred location and your ability to relocate, if necessary.
  • Night press supervisor

    City: Muskogee, OK
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix
    Job Description: The Muskogee Phoenix, a seven-day-per-week newspaper/commercial printer in Muskogee, OK, is accepting resumes for a full-time, non-exempt press evening/night shift supervisor. Candidates must be experienced as a lead operator on offset printing press equipment — preferably Goss Urbanite. Candidates should possess supervisory leadership experience, be able to provide their own printing samples, and have performed regular press maintenance and training. The ability to work well with other is required. Candidates must lead and comply with all company-declared safety and health standards and be able to identify and eliminate workplace hazards. The Muskogee Phoenix offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact: Send resumes to bberg@muskogeephoenix.com.
  • Capitol reporter

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: The Journal Record
    Job Description: If you can find the real stories behind the rhetoric, we'd like to talk to you. The Journal Record, a daily (M-F), statewide paper covering business and state government, has an opening to cover the state Capitol. If your idea of a political story is a re-written press release or jotting down the canned speech at a press conference, please don't apply. If you know how to get out from behind your desk with a notebook in your hand and find the great stories no one else is telling, please send your resume and clips ASAP.
    We also run a legislative reporting service, the Journal Record Legislative Report; consequently we have the largest Capitol presence of any news organization in the state.
    We value quality writing and reporting and critical thinking. We were recently named the state's best daily paper in our circulation division for the eighth time in nine years and have taken first place in as many as 17 of AP's 24 contest categories.
    The Journal Record is part of The Dolan Company and offers a 401(k) along with all the usual big-company benefits.
    We are in a city with a low cost of living and moderate weather. Our downtown office is walking distance from the Bricktown entertainment district, the Museum of Art, botanical gardens, symphony hall, three major sports venues and rowing center that is also an Olympic training site for kayaking and canoeing. Soon, we will also be within a few blocks of a new 70-acre downtown park, too.
    The Capitol reporter will frequently work from the Capitol press room, which is a short drive from our OKC office.
    Contact: Send your resume, salary requirements and Word or PDF clips in a single e-mail to Editor Ted Streuli, ted.streuli@journalrecord.com.
  • Newsroom Assistant

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: eCapitol
    Job Description: eCapitol, Oklahoma's premier legislative news service is seeking a full-time Newsroom Assistant. Position provides support for senior reporters and news director. Our team covers all branches of state government including executive branch officials, state agencies and the Supreme Court with a focus on the Legislature. If you have studied journalism or poli-sci and are interested in government, our team needs you. Students with on-campus journalism or internship experience are encouraged to apply. Must be highly organized, efficient and skilled using a keyboard.
    Contact: Interested candidates are asked to email a current resume and a cover letter detailing desired salary, level of interest, and date available to linda@ecapitol.net
  • Reporter

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: eCapitol
    Salary Range: Based on experience
    Job Description: eCapitol, Oklahoma's premier legislative news service is seeking a full-time reporter.
    Our team covers all branches of state government including executive branch officials, state agencies and the Supreme Court with a focus on the Legislature. If you have studied journalism and are interested in government, our team needs you. Recent graduates with on-campus journalism or internship experience are encouraged to apply.
    Contact: Interested candidates are asked to email a current resume, writing samples and a cover letter detailing desired salary, level of interest in the mission of eCapitol, and date available to linda@ecapitol.net.
  • Tinker Take Off Advertising Account Manager

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: The Journal Record Publishing Company
    Job Description: The Journal Record Publishing Company is looking for an Advertising Account Manager for the Tinker Take Off. If you are a great business development person and not just a good customer service rep, please apply.
    The Tinker Take Off is the official newspaper for Tinker Air Force Base, so a high level of professionalism is critical. Previous experience in media sales is helpful, but not required. A very strong work ethic and the ability to juggle multiple projects are absolutely necessary for success in this role.
    A reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license and proof of insurability are required. We offer competitive pay and benefits.
    Contact: Please send resumes to sunny.cearley@journalrecord.com.
  • Community News Reporter

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

  • Advertising Reps and Managers

    City: North Central Texas
    Newspaper: Whitesboro Publishing Co.
    Job Description: Growing local media company looking to expand its advertising department in 2015. We have openings for multiple sales positions that could range from entry level representatives to experienced sales leaders. If you are outgoing, organized and passionate about helping small businesses grow, we want to hear from you! 
    Contact: For more information or to apply, please email mediamarketing903@gmail.com.
  • Arts and Entertainment Journalist

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: Oklahoma Gazette
    Job Description: So you're an arts & entertainment know-it-all.
    Oklahoma Gazette needs a discerning A&E journalist with eclectic music tastes, a nose for arts and entertainment news and an experienced editing eye.
    We're hiring someone who's ready to coordinate diverse performing arts, visual arts, local music and film coverage for central Oklahoma's fiercely independent arts and entertainment authority.
    At least two years journalism experience preferred. InDesign experience a plus.
    Contact Information: TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, clips and references to jchancellor@okgazette.com. No phone calls.

  • Experienced Reporter

    Newspaper: Stigler News Sentinel
    Job Description: News Sentinel Inc. is a family owned printing and publishing company with approximately 47 employees. We are located in beautiful eastern Oklahoma just 45 minutes west of Ft. Smith, Arkansas and 45 minutes south of Muskogee, Okla. We are seeking an experienced reporter to assist in local news coverage for our 100-year-old newspaper, the Stigler News-Sentinel. Candidates must have at least 4 years of experience working at a daily or weekly newspaper and have a strong working knowledge of AP style. Candidates must also have experience with Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and DLSR cameras. This is a great opportunity to work for someone who wants to work for a modern company with people who are passionate about what they do.
    Contact Information: If you think you might be interested please email us your resume at editor@stiglernews.com. If you're located in our region and want to schedule an interview in person please call today. Ask for Anita or Linus - 918-967-4655 or editor@stiglernews.com.

  • Reporter

    City: Vernon Texas
    Newspaper: Vernon Daily Record
    Salary: $21,000 to $24,000
    Job Description: Reporter
    The Vernon Daily Record is seeking a full-time reporter. Beat responsibilities include covering local schools and a college along with features and general assignments reporting. This is a Monday through Friday position. Benefits include health insurance and a generous paid days off program. The VDR earned seven first place awards from the Texas APME is 2014. 
    Contact: Email your cover letter, resume, three to five published clips and references to Daniel Walker at dwalker@vernonrecord.com
  • General Reporter

    City: Altus
    Newspaper: Altus Times
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: General reporting to include covering meetings, police beat, and features. Some night and weekend assignments. Full time position with benefits.
    Contact: Michael Bush, fbush@civitasmedia.com, or phone 580-482-1221
  • Director of Sales and Marketing

    City: Bryan-College Station
    Newspaper: the Bryan-College Station Eagle
    Job Description: Are you driven and competitive? Love the new digital world? A dynamic leader that would love to live and work in one of the greatest college towns in America?
    We are looking for a great street smart leader to work with our accomplished group of sales professionals and take them to new levels. The right team leader will believe in the digital future and push hard for results while incorporating and providing a fun working environment.
    Qualified candidates will have a sales and management background with a love of training and teaching. Solid experience in digital and a creative sense of problem solving are necessary. A high energy level and love of being out of the office selling is a must.
    The position is responsible for all advertising revenue including magazine, print, digital and mobile. Creativity and experience in billing, systems and forecasting are keys to success. Experience in working with businesses in Texas, or in and around a major university is a real plus!
    The Bryan-College Station Eagle – acquired by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in July 2012 – is one of the oldest businesses in the region, founded in 1889. Our growing central Texas community is home to the nation’s fifth largest university – Texas A&M, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Blinn College and Blue Bell Creameries. A bio-tech corridor is under construction near existing state-of-the-art international research facilities. Residents enjoy a small town atmosphere while benefiting from a short drive to Houston, Austin and Dallas.
    Contact: Send resume and cover letter via e-mail (no calls please) to: Crystal Dupre, Publisher, Bryan College Station Eagle, crystal.dupre@theeagle.com
  • Page Builder

    City: Taylor, Texas
    Newspaper: Granite Publications
    Job Description: Granite Publications, a family of 23 community newspapers across Texas, has an immediate opening for a page designer to join our Creative Services team. This entry level position involves building pages for several of our weekly newspapers from our home office in Taylor, Texas. The ideal candidate must be accurate, efficient and meticulous. You must have a thorough knowledge of Adobe CS. At least two years of page design experience and/or a degree in journalism is a big plus! We will train the right person! This is not a telecommuting position – you will be expected to work out of our home office as part of a page design team.
    Contact: Send resumes and at least three samples of work to Tia Rae Stone, tia@granitepub.com. EOE.

  • Reporter

    City: Stillwater, Okla.
    Newspaper: Stillwater News Press
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: We are seeking an enterprising journalist with a community state of mind to join our team at the Stillwater News Press and stwnewspress.com in Stillwater, Oklahoma, home of Oklahoma State University.
    We want someone who can consistently produce well told, deeply reported stories from breaking news to human interest features, possess strong grammar and AP style skills, and be willing to explore alternative story formats. The successful candidate must be committed to digital storytelling in all its forms, including shooting and editing videos and using social media as part of the daily coverage routine.
    The News Press is an award-winning newsroom recognized for excellence in covering our community. Our staff is pushing hard to be even better. The News Press would like to hear what you can do to help our team.
    Contact: If you have the skills to be part of the Stillwater News Press team, please send a link or email attachment of your cover letter, resume and work samples to Dale Brendel, publisher/editor, at dbrendel@stwnewspress.com.
  • 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
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