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  • 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

  • Local News Reporter

    City: Shawnee
    Newspaper: The Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is looking for a local news reporter to join our newsroom team. The successful candidate will generate daily news stories, regular features as well as enterprise reporting projects. Job duties also will include taking videos, basic photography as needed and some digital/social media responsibilities.
    A degree in journalism (or related field) or previous experience is preferred.
    Contact:  To apply, please send resume and writing samples to Managing Editor Kim Morava at kimberly.morava@news-star.com

  • Editorial Intern

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  Oklahoma Today magazine
    Salary:  3,000/semester
    Job Description:  Oklahoma Today magazine, the official magazine of the state since 1956, is seeking a paid intern to join our team for the spring semester. This intern should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and eager to learn about the inner workings of a magazine and Oklahoma culture. Enrollment in a journalism, English, or writing program is preferable. He or she will research and write the magazine’s events calendar (online and in print), factcheck articles, and assist with research for upcoming issues. Additional assignments and freelance opportunities may be available to interns who excel in writing or factchecking. We require 15-20 hours per week at the magazine’s offices near downtown Oklahoma City. Parking is provided and class credit is available.
    Contact:  To apply, send resume, cover letter, and 1-2 writing samples (preferably published) to karlie.ybarra@travelok.com

  • Multi Media Account Executive

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  Journal Record Publishing Company
    Salary:  Salary + Incentive
    Job Description:  Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of media professionals and connecting with Oklahoma’s business and legal leaders? The Journal Record, an award-winning daily general business and legal news source in Oklahoma City, is seeking an experienced, strategic, innovative, and results-oriented sales professional. The ideal candidate will have experience selling sponsorships, print, digital and special product advertising and a deep understanding of the Business to Business market. Google certification is a plus. A strong understanding of audience based selling is required.
    You must be motivated, high energy, adept at managing multiple projects and deadlines at once and have a proven record of reaching and exceeding monthly and quarterly sales goals. This role will take on existing accounts but will be expected to grow new business through networking, referrals, client meetings and generating qualified leads.
    We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.
    Contact: Email resumes to apply-a2n5qet4i7ce@applicantstack.com

  • News Writer

    City:  Tahlequah
    Newspaper:  Cherokee Phoenix
    Salary:  $13.77 Hourly
    Job Description:  Gathers information for assigned stories. Composes information into news and feature stories. May take photographs or shoot video to illustrate stories. Maintains and updates assigned digital technology as necessary. Consistently meets deadlines. May edit, or assist in editing, video and/or audio. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications: EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university; or four years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: An additional six months experience in a related field is required. Must be able to operate various types of digital cameras and video cameras. Knowledge of digital cameras, video equipment and camera equipment preferred. of desktop publishing is preferred, particularly Adobe Suite.
    Contact:  Interested applicants should apply and submit resume at https://social.icims.com/viewjob/po1538673038440ae60b
    Brandon Scott, Executive Editor - brandon-scott@cherokee.org.
    Travis Snell, Assistant Editor - travis-snell@cherokee.org
    Will Chavez, Assistant Editor - will-chavez@cherokee.org

  • Senior Reporter

    City:  Tahlequah
    Newspaper:  Cherokee Phoenix
    Salary:  $18.57 Hourly
    Job Description:
      Receives assignments and /or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas. Composes information into in-depth news and feature stories. Takes photographs or shoots video to illustrate stories. Maintains and updates assigned digital technology as necessary. Consistently meets deadlines, writes clean, concise news and feature stories for both print and online. Edits video, photos and audio. Complies and incorporates supplemental material and background information from a range of sources, such as files, reference libraries, and/or individual knowledge sources, as appropriate. Mentors and assists the reporting staff including cultivation of sources, research methods, data management and story development. Analyzes complex political, cultural, economic and interpersonal situations and deducing possible motives, goals and outcomes. Assists the Assistant Editor with duties as assigned including:copy editing, coordination of the assignments and development of story leads. Coordinate with multimedia team to create multi-media and social media content. Assist Editorial staff to maximize impact, reach of all stories and projects. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university in Journalism or Communications; or six years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: An additional four (4) years of newsroom experience.
    Contact:  Interested applicants should apply and submit resume at https://social.icims.com/viewjob/po15386743955521cefe 
    Brandon Scott, Executive Editor - brandon-scott@cherokee.org
    Travis Snell, Assistant Editor - travis-snell@cherokee.org
    Will Chavez, Assistant Editor - will-chavez@cherokee.org

  • Circulation Manager

    City: Muskogee
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix
    Job Description: Looking for experienced circulation pro to provide operations and promotions leadership at Muskogee Phoenix. Includes some regional responsibilities.
    Contact: Send resume to Publisher Dale Brendel at publisher@muskogeephoenix.com to apply or for more info.

  • Local News Reporter

    City:  Bartlesville
    Newspaper:  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise is looking for a great local news reporter for our newspaper, website and social media. Our reporters are expected to be self-starters capable of generating daily and enterprise story ideas on their assigned beat, acting with urgency on breaking news and providing text and video content for digital and print publication. Work examples should show well-developed reporting and writing. Must be comfortable using Twitter and Facebook, including Facebook Live broadcasts. Professional experience preferred, but we will train the right candidate.
    We’re part of GateHouse Media, which offers excellent advancement opportunities to other markets in Oklahoma, the region and nation.
    The Examiner-Enterprise is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
    Contact: To apply, send a resume, a cover letter, and links of your best work to Editor Chris Day at cday@examiner-enterprise.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City: Cordell, OK
    Newspaper: Cordell Beacon
    Description:
    TRUST THE PROCESS
    Sports are in full swing and we have and it's not the best time to get started, but that's what we need to do at one of our weekly papers in Oklahoma.
    Never been a sports editor before? We're more than willing to pitch in and help train you. We work hard at local sports in our company because we think it's one of the most important things we do -- involving young people and their families in the paper every day. It all contributes to the growth of our product.
    But, first and foremost, covering local sports also is tons of fun and incredibly rewarding. We love doing it, and our new Sports Editor needs to love it, too.
    The Cordell Beacon is a great place to boost a career with Wesner Publications, with publications across Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico.
    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.
    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. The perfect applicant will be excited about the future of newspaper in print, online and through digital media. This is not your average Sports 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.
     

  • Sports Editor

    City: Madill, OK
    Newspaper: The Madill Record
    Description: TRUST THE PROCESS
    Sports are in full swing and we have and it's not the best time to get started, but that's what we need to do at one of our weekly papers in Oklahoma.
    Never been a sports editor before? We're more than willing to pitch in and help train you. We work hard at local sports in our company because we think it's one of the most important things we do -- involving young people and their families in the paper every day. It all contributes to the growth of our product.
    But, first and foremost, covering local sports also is tons of fun and incredibly rewarding. We love doing it, and our new Sports Editor needs to love it, too.
    The Madill Record is a great place to boost a career with Wesner Publications, with publications across Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico.
    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.
    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. The perfect applicant will be excited about the future of newspaper in print, online and through digital media. This is not your average Sports 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. 

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