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  • Page Layout/Copy Editor

    City:  Norman, OK
    Newspaper:  The Norman Transcript
    Salary:  $12.00 per hour
    Job Description:  The Norman Transcript in Norman, Okla. is seeking an experienced page designer to join our newsroom staff. The ideal candidate will be experienced with InDesign and NewsEditPro. The page designer/copy editor will be responsible for building daily deadline pages, special sections, illustrations and writing and preparing copy for immediate web publication.
    Strong typography skills, creativity and excellent news judgment are a must. A sports background is a plus.
    This is a part-time position, maximum of 30 hours per week. Nights and weekend shifts only.
    The Norman Transcript is a member of the Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI) group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact:  Applicants should apply online to Editor Christie Swanson at cswanson@normantranscript.com. Include a detailed resume, with cover letter and examples of work.

  • Sports, sports, sports

    City:  Chandler, OK
    Newspaper:  Lincoln County News
    Job Description:  One of Oklahoma's best community weeklies seeks a sports reporter to cover 6 highly competitive high schools. Want to eat, drink, and breathe high school sports? This is your dream job.
    Contact:  Email Brett Wesner, Brett@wespubco.com

  • Real Estate/Retail Reporter

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  Journal Record Publishing
    Job Description:  The Journal Record, an award-winning business-to-business publication and the most definitive source of business and legislative news in Oklahoma, is seeking a hard-charging reporter and meticulous writer to cover real estate and retail. In addition to covering the markets in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, he or she will cover real estate and retail news in communities across Oklahoma. We’re looking for someone who can break news about the biggest real estate and retail developments in the state. The winning candidate must also be a thoughtful writer who can translate complex issues into simple prose.
    To apply, click here: https://ghm.applicantstack.com/x/detail-bridgetowermedia/a2n5qet7nz6i

  • Sportswriter

    City:  Yukon, OK
    Company:  Yukon Review
    Job Description:  The Yukon Review, a twice-weekly publication, is seeking a sportswriter who can cover local sports with a fresh perspective. The right person for this position will be able to find creative angles to cover local athletes and tell their stories, as well as being able to draw readers into what is going on in the community.
    We are looking for someone who is willing to go beyond your typical sports story.
    Candidates should have a degree in journalism or experience in a related field. Photography and social media experience are beneficial.
    The Yukon Review covers Yukon High School as well as a private school.
    At times, the sportswriter also will work with our sister paper, The Mustang News.
    Contact: Please send your resume, along with writing samples, to tgroover@theyukonreview.com

  • Publisher

    City:  Elk City, OK
    Company:  Beckham County Media, LLC
    Salary:  Commensurate with experience
    Job Description:  Three newspaper paper group in southwest Oklahoma is seeking candidates for the publisher’s position. Candidates should be experienced in community journalism, preferably with a background in advertising and marketing, but also with an understanding of newsroom operations and managing employees. Candidates must also be leaders with strong people skills.
    Contact: Please email a cover letter and resume to Scott Wesner at wesnermedia@gmail.com

  • Sports Reporter

    City: Ardmore, OK
    Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
    Salary:  BOE
    Job Description: The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning media company in beautiful southern Oklahoma, has a full-time opening for a sports reporter. This position also is responsible for some support in daily page layout (we will train).
    The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, experience in InDesign and Photoshop and some reporting experience - college newspapers count. 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, equal-distance from Oklahoma City and Dallas. We cover five counties and our area offers great schools, medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities.
    Contact: Robby Short managing editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email robby.short@ardmoreite.com with 'sports reporter’ in the subject line. EOE

  • Reporter

    City: Ardmore, OK
    Newspaper: The Ardmoreite
    Salary: BOE
    Job Description: The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning media company in beautiful southern Oklahoma, has a full-time opening for a general assignment reporter. This position may also be responsible for some support in daily page layout (we will train).
    The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, experience in InDesign and Photoshop and some reporting experience - college newspapers count. 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, equal-distance from Oklahoma City and Dallas. We cover five counties and our area offers great schools, medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities.
    Contact: Robby Short, managing editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email robby.short@ardmoreite.com with 'edu reporter’ in the subject line. EOE

  • Reporter/Staff Writer

    City: Bristow, OK
    Newspaper: Bristow News
    Job Description:  The Bristow News, a once weekly newspaper, is looking to hire a reporter/staff writer. This is a full time position. Must be able to cover local news, attend city council, commission and school board meetings, along with local sports events.
    Contact:  Please send resume and a sample of your writing skills to angie.gentry@bristownews.com or call (918) 367-2282.

  • Marketing Representative

    City: Bristow, OK
    Newspaper: Bristow News
    Job Description: The Bristow News is looking for a marketing representative. Must be people oriented. This is a full time position. Reliable transportation is needed.
    Contact:  Please email resume to angie.gentry@bristownews.com or call (918) 367-2282.

  • Reporter/Photographer

    City: Stroud, OK
    Newspaper: Stroud American
    Job Description: We're looking for an all-around hand who can write stories, take pictures and design pages. The American came in second for the Sequoyah award last year and we'd like to bring it home this year.
    Contact: Email brian@tricountyherald.com with your resume and a few clips.

  • Editor

    City:  Mustang
    Newspaper:  Mustang Times LLC
    Job Description:  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 paper. Duties will include writing, layout, editing freelance 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:  Please send resume to Steven Kizziar at mustangpublisher@sbcglobal.net or fax to 405-376-3565

  • Reporter

    City:  Decatur, TX
    Newspaper:  Wise County Messenger
    Job Description:  The Wise County Messenger, an award-winning, twice per week newspaper in Decatur, Texas, has an opening on its team for a versatile community journalist/reporter. The role will include sports coverage, along with general assignment and photography work. Experience with page design in InDesign would also be helpful. Individual will be on call for night and weekend spot news coverage at least one week per month, so must relocate to the county. The Messenger provides benefits and PTO, along with use of a vehicle for assignments and during on-call duty.
    Contact:  Send resume, clips and references to Editor Richard Greene, rgreene@wcmessenger.com

  • Advertising Director

    City: Lawton, OK
    Newspaper: The Lawton Constitution
    Job Description: The Lawton Constitution is looking for an ad director to drive traditional sales and help build our digital portfolio. Home to the state's third-largest paper,  Lawton is the county seat for Comanche County, home to Ft. Sill Army base and the heart of the SW Oklahoma region.
    As ad director you will plan and implement sales programs for all advertising print and digital categories, as well as the Constitution's 580 Magazine and the Ft. Sill base newspaper. The Ad Director will be actively involved in sales, training and a key member of the management team. Key initiatives include designing and developing a digital strategy, expansion of the staff.
    Contact: To apply, submit your resume and references to David Stringer, Publisher; The Lawton Constitution, 102 SW 3rd St.; Lawton, OK 73501, or e-mail david.stringer@swoknews.com 

  • Director of Media Sales

    City: Moore, OK
    Publication: Moore Monthly/Trifecta Communications
    Job Description: Moore Monthly, an award-winning monthly hyperlocal print magazine and online media property covering and serving the Moore and South Oklahoma City communities, is seeking an experienced, innovative, and results-oriented Director of Media Sales to join our team. The ideal candidate has experience selling print, digital, special projects and sponsorships. The candidate must be self-motivated, friendly and good at managing multiple projects and deadlines with a proven record of reaching and exceeding sales goals. This role will be expected to maintain and grow an existing book of advertising accounts as well as garner new advertising relationships through networking, referrals, client meetings and generating qualified leads. We offer competitive compensation and quarterly commission bonuses as well as paid vacation time, sick leave, medical insurance and more.
    Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to Armand McCoy at admin@trifectacomm.net with the subject line "Director of Media Sales position."

  • Multi-media Sales Executive

    City: Shawnee, OK
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is looking for a bright, energetic individual to provide marketing solutions that help local businesses grow their market and increase their digital footprint. The position includes an assigned/established territory of existing customers and new prospects and requires strong communication, time management, creative and presentation skills. While previous sales experience is preferred it's not required. The News-Star provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.
    Contact: Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to
    kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with Shawnee Marketing in the subject line. 

  • Newspaper Editor

    City: Durant, OK
    Newspaper: Biskinik
    Salary: $60,000s
    Job Description: Biskinik is the flagship publication of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the nation's third-largest Native American tribe. Biskinik is a monthly publication.
    Contact: To apply, go to  https://jobs.choctawnation.com/jobs/editor-3946

  • Sports Editor

    City: Shawnee, OK
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star is accepting applications for a full-time Sports Editor. This sports journalist should have experience and skills in both writing and photography. The sports editor is responsible for coverage of high school sports in the coverage area, including Shawnee, Tecumseh, Dale and other nearby districts, along with some coverage of OBU athletics. Along with covering games and writing stories, features and some columns, the sports editor will take sports photos and post photo galleries as well as videos online. The sports editor also leads and works with two sports freelancers during the busy seasons. The successful candidate will play a major role in the News-Star's annual Best of Preps awards event, including all special sports publications throughout the year. When needed, the sports editor also may assist with occasional news stories and photography. Candidates should have a background in journalism or a related field, and/or previous sports reporting experience. Some photography experience is needed.
    Contact: Please send resumes, references and samples of work to Kim Morava, managing editor, kimberly.morava@news-star.com.

  • Freelance Writer

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  OKC FRIDAY
    Job Description:  OKC FRIDAY seeks a freelance writer to cover The Village and Nichols Hills City Councils, related stories and occasional other assignments.
    Contact:  Email resume and three clips to roseokcfriday@aol.com.

  • Sports Reporter

    City:  Lawton, OK
    Newspaper:  The Lawton Constitution
    Job Description:  The Lawton Constitution is seeking a Sports reporter to cover high school sports in southwest Oklahoma and do desk work. Duties may also include covering news stories. Knowledge of InDesign and photography skills a plus.
    Contact: For more information contact Dee Ann Patterson at 580-585-5116 or email dpatterson@swoknews.com.

  • Reporter

    City:  Norman
    Newspaper:  The Norman Transcript
    Salary:  $25k+
    Job Description:  The Norman Transcript seeks a reporter in one of Oklahoma’s newsiest communities and home to the University of Oklahoma. The position will write news stories and features for our seven-day, 8,000-circulation newspaper and related digital platforms.
    Norman is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City and has been rated by CNN’s Money magazine as one of the best small cities in America. It features a progressive public school system, an internationally recognized university, the National Weather Center, a vibrant economy, and many recreational and cultural activities.
    The Norman Transcript is a member of the Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI) group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact:  Applicants should apply online to Publisher Mark Millsap at mark@normantranscript.com. Include a resume, clips and three journalism references.

  • Editor

    City:  Norman
    Newspaper:  The Norman Transcript
    Salary:  $55k+, negotiable
    Job Description:  The Norman Transcript seeks an experienced editor versed in print and digital journalism for our top newsroom position in one of Oklahoma’s newsiest communities.
    The editor is responsible for news and opinion content for our seven-day, 8,000-circulation newspaper, digital platforms, bi-monthly magazine and other niche publications.
    Applicants need a collaborative newsroom management style, a passion for local news, strong editing and writing skills, and the ability to drive significant enterprise journalism. We also require proven ability to communicate clearly up, down and across; organize time and plan efficiently; set high standards, and motivate the staff to produce journalism readers want, need and value.
    The editor directs a staff of 12 journalists and is a key member of the paper’s senior management team, with a strong voice in strategic initiatives to engage audience and drive results.
    Norman is 20 miles south of Oklahoma City and the home of the University of Oklahoma. It features an excellent public school system, the National Weather Center, a vibrant economy and many recreational and cultural activities.
    The Norman Transcript is a member of the CNHI newspaper group, a leading U.S. publisher of local news and information. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer competitive salary and benefits.
    Contact: Applicants should apply online to publisher Mark Millsap at mark@normantranscript.com. Include a detailed resume, and a cover letter on why you are qualified for the top editor’s position. A few PDF pages representative of your current work can also be submitted.

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