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  • General Assignment Reporter

    City:  Woodward, Oklahoma

    Newspaper:  Woodward News
    Job Description:  The Woodward News, a 5-day a week daily (Tuesday through Saturday morning) is looking for a general assignment reporter. Position will include everything from hard news to features, photography and some video and website work. Experience is helpful but this is also a good fit for a recent graduate.
    Contact: Send your information to editor@woodwardnews.net or sgay@cnhi.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Piedmont/Okarche
    Newspaper:  Piedmont Publishing Company
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description:  If you are a dynamic sports writer who loves making High School kids look like professional athletes then you need to work for us. Piedmont and Okarche are located right on the edge of the OKC metro area and have some of the best sports programs in the state for you to cover. If you write compelling sports stories are an excellent photographer and can paginate a lot of sports pages each week then this job is for you. Come work in a country market with OKC amenities just minutes away. Call or e-mail today and we can get you started right away!
    Contact: Email Publisher Randy K. Anderson, randyk.anderson@sbcglobal.net, or call (405) 517-5168 

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Elk City, OK
    Newspaper:  The Elk City News
    Job Description:  The Elk City News is seeking a full-time sports editor to cover high school sports in Elk City and surrounding communities.
    Applicants must be self-motivated and willing to provide both sports copy and photographs. This position also requires some page building.
    Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is preferred, but we're happy to train the right person.
    Conveniently located between Oklahoma City and Amarillo, Elk City has been named one of the state's safest cities and is consistently recognized as one of Oklahoma's best small towns to live, work and raise a family.
    Contact:  Send resume, writing and photography samples to Larissa Copeland, Managing Editor, at larissa@ecdailynews.com or call 580-225-3000.

  • Digital Marketing Director

    City:  Perry, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  Perry Daily Journal
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description:  Coordinating digital marketing platforms for the newspaper.
    The Perry Daily Journal is accepting resumes for full-time position as digital marketing representative. Training available. Hourly plus commission and benefits. Looking for outgoing personality.
    Contact: Send resume to loripdjnews@yahoo.com.

  • Staff Writer/Editor

    City:  Chandler, OK
    Newspaper:  The Lincoln County News
    Job Description:  Weekly newspaper in Chandler has an immediate opening for a motivated, dependable and professional staff writer (editor, if right candidate) who will deliver great local news content and become part of a family-style team. The successful candidate will be proficient in gathering and writing news and also possess photography skills. News writing duties include general news, crime, features, business and human interest. Future ownership of the business is also a strong possibility for the right candidate.
    Contact: Interested applicants should submit a resume to lcnchandler@sbcglobal.net.
  • Lead Pressman

    City:  Stigler
    Newspaper:  Stigler Printing
    Job Description:  Looking for a strong Lead Pressman to help in the operation of our night shift. Must have 5 years experience as a Lead Pressman and experience on a V-25 Harris is a plus. Job will include overseeing the quality, production and maintenance of the presses. Also enforcing of company rules and regulations.
    Contact:  Send resume to ron@stiglerprinting.com or call to set up an interview. Production Manager, Ron Wolfe, 918-967-8768 ext. 239

  • Editor

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  The Journal Record
    Job Description:  The Journal Record is the premier daily general business and legal news source in Oklahoma City. We are an award-winning publication and we’re committed to the highest standards of journalism ethics and excellence.
    We are looking for an editor to develop and manage content for our wide array of digital and print news and information services. In this position, you are the face of the organization. You establish and maintain relationships within the business community, in Oklahoma City and throughout the state, and you provide leadership to the entire Journal Record organization.
    Responsibilities include:
    • managing the people who make up our award-winning newsroom
    • managing the content and navigability of our websites
    • assembling daily and breaking news alerts
    • continually working on features and innovations to serve readers and build paid audience
    • leading the preparation of our daily newspaper and special publications
    • serving as the company’s top representative at each of our events throughout the year
    We are seeking an experienced, digitally savvy editor with a strong track record working in a daily or weekly newspaper environment. You must be a proven leader with strong journalism skills and excellent management skills.
    The Journal Record is part of BridgeTower Media, provider of business and law news and information in markets across the country. We offer competitive pay, great benefits and a great team atmosphere.
    BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.
    Contact:  If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications please send your resume along with cover letter to apply-a2n5qet98in1@applicantstack.com

  • Marketing Director/Advertising Sales Manager

    City:  Flexible but market is located in western Oklahoma (near Enid)

    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable base salary plus commission based upon experience or education
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a marketing director or advertising sales manager to help with the marketing strategies of its four weekly newspapers (located in Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, and Seiling), and to be a leader for advertising sales as well as develop advertising strategies for our customers and our affiliated company P&R Herefords LLC (a registered Hereford seed-stock cattle operation). Applicant must be willing to make cold calls and travel to make personal visits to potential customers for both the newspapers and the cattle industry. Work hours are flexible but performance goals must be met as agreed to upon the applicant and company management. The person will work with the Managing Editors and the Publisher of the papers as well and will have the opportunity to hire staff as well if performance and sales require more help. Applicants with a degree in business marketing/sales, animal science/livestock merchandising, ag econ/marketing, or agricultural communications, or actual sales experience will receive preference but any interested party is encouraged to apply.
    Contact:  Interested applicants should submit a resume and references to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@pandrherefords.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743

  • Staff Reporter

    City:  Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, Seiling, Oklahoma

    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable based upon experience
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a staff reporter to cover school and community news in the communities of Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, and Seiling Oklahoma. Applicants should have a degree in journalism/mass communications or a related field (Agriculture Communications) or comparable on the job experience. Preference will be given to those with experience in reporting and/or editing pursuant to AP style guidelines as well as those that possess experience with Adobe Creative Suite software including InDesign CS5.5 and Photoshop. Photography and videography skills are a big plus as well. This is not an 8 to 5 job but salary and pay will be based off a 40 hour work week. Job location is flexible as the position will require travel between all four communities.

    Contact Information:  Interested applicants should submit a resume and professional writing clips to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@pandrherefords.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743

  • Managing Editor

    City:  Okeene, OK
    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable base salary plus incentive and bonuses pay with some benefits based on experience
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a managing editor for The Okeene Record and The Canton Times in Okeene & Canton Oklahoma (one position oversees both papers). The editor will be responsible for reporting on all aspects of the companies Okeene and Canton community markets including hard news, features, enterprise stories and investigative pieces. In addition the position will require copy editing and pagination work (laying out and design of the paper) as well as working with our local advertisers and our advertising sales staff. Qualified candidates should have a degree in journalism/mass communications or a related field (Agriculture Communications). Preference will be given to those with experience in reporting and editing pursuant to AP style guidelines as well as those that possess experience with Adobe Creative Suite software including InDesign CS5.5 and Photoshop. Experience with InDesign CS software is required. The Managing Editor will work with our reporters and other staff and must be a team player. Our company is looking to expand and we want to find a career driven person that can help our company grow.

    Contact: Interested applicants should submit a resume and professional writing clips to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@pandrherefords.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743

  • Editor

    City:  Muenster, Texas
    Newspaper:  Muenster Enterprise
    Job Description:  The Muenster Enterprise and Lindsay Letter are award winning sister publications in search of a dedicated editorial leader who can do it all. If you are as comfortable shooting a football game as you are covering commissioner's court; we have the opportunity for you. Our next editor will need to manage a small staff with a list of stringers and community contributors; be the face of the newspaper at public events; and work closely with the publisher and sales team on ideas to help grow revenue in a thriving market. Some layout work will be required, so  InDesign and PhotoShop experience is preferred. Valid drivers license and clean driving record required.
    Contact:  For more information, please forward resume, clips and cover letter to Austin Lewter, Group Publisher at publisher@ntin.net.

  • General Assignment Reporter

    City:  McAlester
    Newspaper:  CNHI/McAlester News-Capital
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description:  The nationally-recognized McAlester News-Capital is seeking an experienced general assignment reporter. This candidate must be able to skillfully cover the education and/or hospital beats with breaking news on deadline, in addition to crafting non-deadline public interest stories. The candidate must be able to thrive in a digital-first newsroom and have a nose for news that matters.
    We're seeking a team player — someone who is self-driven, self-motivated and aggressively pursues meaningful stories with a single byline or as part of a team. In addition, a love of the English language and grammar is necessary. This person must have a stable, proven work history with good references. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
    The MN-C is in McAlester, which is considered the hub of southeast Oklahoma and located just a few hours away from Dallas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. We pride ourselves in growing people looking to hone their skills and add to their journalist toolbox.
    Contact:  If interested, please email resume, creative cover letter and 3-5 writing samples to aohanlon@mcalesternews.com.

  • Advertising Rep

    City:  Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper:  Stigler News Sentinel
    Job Description:  Assist Advertising manager in daily advertising needs. Needs to be self motivated, have great work ethic, be good at multi tasking and have strong organizational skills. Will train.
    Contact: Send email to Assistant Publisher Summer Long, summer@stiglernews.com, or phone 918-967-4655 ext 232.

  • Reporter

    City:  Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper:  Stigler News Sentinel
    Job Description:  Assist in local news coverage. Must have journalism background and working knowledge of AP style, Candidates must also have experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and DSLR cameras. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work for a company and people who are passionate about what they do.
    Contact: Send email to Assistant Publisher Summer Long, summer@stiglernews.com, or phone 918-967-4655 ext 232.

  • Staff Reporter

    City: Cordell
    Newspaper: The Cordell Beacon
    Job Description: Are you a news hound? One of our four newspapers in northwest Oklahoma, the Cordell Beacon, is looking for an experienced or entry level staff reporter who understands the needs of a multimedia newsroom and a 24-hours news cycle. If you see a story everywhere, write compelling copy, and are ready to contribute to our award-winning community-based coverage, we have the perfect job for you. Computer assisted reporting skills, social media and digital savvy, and ability to craft information for distribution across multiple platforms are assets in applying for this position. Educational background in news-related fields is a must. We serve our readers with investigative and enterprise reporting, strong local features, profiles and day to day news that they can’t get anywhere else. We do it well, are recognized for excellence and we never rest on our laurels. We're looking for a Editor to chase down the stories our audience members want to read. Crime, government, business, sports, human interest, restaurants, entertainment...our writers cover it all. Blogs do not count for experience. The perfect applicant will be excited about the future of newspaper in print, online and through digital media. This is not your average reporter position as it could very quickly lead to advancement and will most certainly lead to growth. We are looking to hire quickly as we have an immediate opening for an editor within our newsroom.
    Contact: If interested submit a cover letter, resume and 2 samples of clippings via e-mail to our Group Publisher Eric Warsinskey at Eric@WesnerCo.com

  • Managing Editor

    City: Madill
    Newspaper: The Madill Record
    Job Description: Are you a news hound? One of our newspapers in Oklahoma, the Madill Record, is looking for a Managing Editor who understands the needs of a multimedia newsroom and a 24-hours news cycle. If you see a story everywhere, write compelling copy, and are ready to contribute to our award-winning community-based coverage, we have the perfect job for you. Computer assisted reporting skills, social media and digital savvy, and ability to craft information for distribution across multiple platforms are assets in applying for this position. Educational background in news-related fields is a must. We serve our readers with investigative and enterprise reporting, strong local features, profiles and day to day news that they can’t get anywhere else. We do it well, are recognized for excellence and we never rest on our laurels. We're looking for an Editor to chase down the stories our audience members want to read. Crime, government, business, sports, human interest, restaurants, entertainment...our writers cover it all. Blogs do not count for experience. The perfect applicant will be excited about the future of newspaper in print, online and through digital media. This is not your average Editor position as it could very quickly lead to advancement and will most certainly lead to growth. We are looking to hire quickly as we have an immediate opening for an editor within our newsroom.
    Contact: If interested submit a cover letter, resume and 2 samples of clippings via e-mail to our Group Publisher, Eric Warsinskey at Eric@WesnerCo.com

  • Sports Reporter

    City:  Ardmore
    Newspaper:  Ardmoreite
    Salary:  DOE
    Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a Tuesday through Friday and Sunday morning newspaper in southern Oklahoma, has an opening for a sports writer/paginator. The successful applicant will have demonstrated proficiency in producing lively, tight copy on deadline, a basic understanding of most sports and in-depth understanding of primary sports, is competent in photo taking, page design and layout, and has a genuine love of high school sports. Experience with InDesign, PhotoShop and some photography experience is desired. Ideally, you will also have a bachelor's degree in journalism and one to two years experience in your profession. The Ardmoreite is the main daily newspaper for southern Oklahoma, encompassing 16 different communities in five counties, all of which expect thorough and concise coverage of their local team. This is a full-time hourly position with opportunities for medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits.
    Contact:  Send your resume, references, five clips of your most recent stories plus any examples of page layout and photography to: The Ardmoreite, c/o Robby Short, Managing Editor, P.O.Box 1328, Ardmore OK 73401. Or e-mail to kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com and robby.short@ardmoreite.com with ‘sports writer’ in the subject line. The Ardmoreite is an equal opportunity employer and supports a drug-free work environment.

  • Sports Writer

    City:  Durant, OK
    Newspaper:  Durant Democrat
    Salary:  $23k-$25k
    Job Description:  Cover primarily high school county sports and work on our digital efforts, which will include video and some web back-end skills. Photography skills are very important. Durant is a growing community, and the proximity to Dallas and Lake Texoma provide plenty of recreation.
    Contact: Email Larry Miller at Larry@durantdemocrat.com with your work history and 2-3 of your best clips.

  • Editor

    City:  Elk City
    Newspaper:  Elk City News
    Job Description:  Twice weekly newspaper in Elk City, Oklahoma seeks an editor to deliver top-notch local coverage. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of news writing and editing for print. Candidates must have excellent leadership skills and the willingness to become part of an active community. A community newspaper background is essential. Contact:  Interested candidates should send a resume and work samples to scottwesner@hotmail.com

  • Advertising director

    City:  Muskogee, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  Muskogee Phoenix
    Job Description:  The Phoenix is seeking a highly-motivated professional to lead its sales team in Muskogee. Must have keen knowledge of both print and digital media advertising, be highly organized and able to multi-task while under regular deadlines. Competitive salary, bonus opportunities and full benefits.
    Contact Information:  Send letter and resume to Publisher Dale Brendel at publisher@muskogeephoenix.com

  • Reporter

    City:  Muskogee, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  Muskogee
    Job Description:  The Muskogee Phoenix is seeking a talented multimedia journalist to cover courts and crime, business and G&A assignments. Winning candidate will be talented writer/information gatherer who can handle breaking news to feature stories, but also well versed in digital and social media coverage. Journalism degree or equivalent required. Must be comfortable in a multi-tasked, deadline-paced environment and a team player.
    Contact:  Send resume, cover letter and clips/links to Publisher Dale Brendel at publisher@muskogeephoenix.com.

  • Editor

    City:  DeRidder, LA
    Newspaper:  Beauregard Daily News / Leesville Daily Leader
    Job Description:  Three times per week community newspaper, is looking for a full-time editor. The editor must be able to inspire and maintain a team-oriented environment, as well as produce high-quality, interesting content for the print newspaper and e-edition website.
    Responsibilities and Duties
    Responsibilities include oversight of all editorial processes on a daily basis. Tasks involve timely production of the newspaper print and digital edition, special sections and magazines. Responsibilities also include facilitating interviews and writing stories, such as human interest columns, commentary, in-depth features, timely news items that pertain to the local community.
    Qualifications and Skills
    Candidate must be highly organized; business and community minded, focused on quality and efficiency and have a pro-active personality. Job requires good communication skills, and the ability to learn quickly. Must be dependable, trustworthy and able to perform well under a deadline.
    College degree in journalism or related field is preferred, with 2-5 years of experience in a newspaper environment.
    More details about the opportunity:
    Represent Beauregard and Vernon Parishes
    At least two years of prior experience with print or digital publications
    Develop a rapport with community leaders, business owners, elected officials and the residents we serve Create Content Daily
    Generate Original Story Ideas
    Create Complex Infographics Take your own photographs
    Wear multiple hats
    Supervise talent
    What we’re looking for
    First-rate reporting and writing skills
    Comfort with writing news & features
    Ability to analyze and interpret news events
    Expert AP Style knowledge
    Social media savvy
    Effective headline writing
    Excellent organizational and time-management skills
    Experience using digital tools such as Google, Adobe and Microsoft Office
    Innovative mentality
    Neutral and impartial writing and reporting
    Prior supervisory and content management experience
    The Beauregard Daily News and Leesville Daily Leader are EOE. No phone calls accepted Complete benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K available
    Contact Information:  If you feel that this is the right fit for you please forward your resume to
    Kurt Oswald, General Manger
    koswald@gatehousemedia.com 

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