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  • News Reporter / Paginator

    City: Elk City
    Newspaper: The Elk City Daily News
    Job Description: The Elk City Daily News is a 5-day daily seeking a self-motivated individual as a News Reporter / Paginator. This position is responsible for building the front page and other news pages and for covering school, city, and area news and events as needed.
    This position will be considered for promotion to News Editor after one year. We offer a competitive salary plus insurance.
    Contact: Email resume, cover letter, references, and clips to Elizabeth@ecdailynews.com.
  • Reporter

    City: Fort Stockton, Texas
    Newspaper: Fort Stockton Pioneer
    Salary: $23,000-$26,000
    Job Description: Are you passionate about good community journalism? The Fort Stockton Pioneer, a weekly newspaper in West Texas, midway between El Paso and San Antonio, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover a wide range of meetings and events, write stories, and take pictures. This position requires someone with the willingness to go the extra mile to find the story behind the story, initiate contacts and sources within the community and have a passion for perfection. Reporting experience preferred but not necessary. Must have good communication skills, be computer and e-mail savvy with programs such as Word and Excel. QUARK, InDesign or Photoshop experience a plus! Enthusiasm, great attitude, leadership, problem-solving, teamwork and people skills are a must! Must be able to work flexible hours that may include nights, weekends and holidays. If you're interested in this position, please respond to this ad before someone else does. You are eligible for health benefits, as well as vacation and sick/personal leave, after a probationary period. We are part of Granite Publications, a group that prefers to recruit from within and that means your job with us could be the first step toward the future you've always wanted. Please feel free to visit www.fortstocktonpioneer.com or visit our Facebook fan page to read up on what's been happening in your new hometown.
    Contact Information: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to editor@fspioneer.com.

  • Advertising Sales Position

    City: Oklahoma City
    Company: Oklahoma Press Service (an affiliate of Oklahoma Press Association)
    Job Description: We’re looking for a high-energy, charismatic individual to sell advertising for Oklahoma’s newspapers. We want you to show clients how to get the word out about their products and services through the power of print advertising.
    Successful candidate must have ambition to develop relationships with clients, make cold calls and service accounts. Basic computer knowledge and dependable transportation. Salary plus commission; medical, dental, vision insurance; vacation, sick; 401k; free parking. Possible state and regional travel with paid mileage.
    Contact: Email resume to Cindy Shea, cshea@okpress.com. For more information about the Oklahoma Press Association and Oklahoma Press Service, visit www.okpress.com.

  • Managing Editor

    City: Shawnee, Ok
    Newspaper: Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description: The Shawnee News-Star will have an opening for a managing editor in November, when long-time editor Mike McCormick retires. The managing editor will supervise a staff of six and be responsible for the newspaper's online presence as well as the printed news.
    Contact Information: Email resume and cover letter to Brian Blansett, publisher. brian.blansett@news-star.com.

  • Publisher/Advertising Manager

    City: Hereford, TX
    Newspaper: Hereford Brand
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Immediate opening for a hard-working, take-charge publisher/advertising manager for the Hereford Brand, a semi-weekly newspaper in the Texas panhandle. Experience in sales and sales management required. The right person will be active in the community and lead the paper as a community newspaper. Bi-lingual a plus. Gas allowance, paid vacation and health insurance coverage provided. Salary negotiable based upon experience.
    Contact: Send resume to publisher@azlenews.net
  • Arts and Entertainment reporter

    City: Lawton, Okla.
    Newspaper: The Lawton Constitution
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Reporter to cover the Arts and Entertainment beat in city of 100,000-plus. Lawton has very active community theater, and philharmonic groups, plus university and public school arts programs. Journalism degree preferred with knowledge of performing and visual arts and entertainment subjects.
    Contact: Please send resume and clips to: David B. Hale, Managing Editor, The Lawton Constitution, P.O. Box 2069, Lawton, OK 73502, dhale@swoknews.com
  • Graphic Designer

    City: Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper: Stigler Printing (News Sentinel Inc.)
    Salary: Based on Experience
    Job Description:  Stigler Printing is a family run printing company specializing in graphic design, digital printing, wide format printing and offset printing. We are currently experiencing strong growth in our graphics design department and are in need of an experienced graphic artist with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign skills. This person must be capable of working on small to large projects and effectively communicate with a production manager. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a high-energy environment with a growing company. Stigler Printing is a Mac-based operation with current software and hardware. Stigler, Oklahoma is located in Eastern Oklahoma between Lake Eufaula and Lake Kerr.
    Contact: Call today to schedule an interview.  918-967-8768
  • Reporter

    City: Duncan
    Newspaper: The Duncan Banner
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Duncan Banner, one of Oklahoma’s most respected small daily newspapers, has lost its best reporter to a middle school English teaching position. We need a replacement who is inquisitive, accurate and thorough with a knack for personifying the news and making it relative to readers. Staff members cover a beat, handle general assignment work, post regularly to our web-site and digital products and make contributions to our popular magazine. Photo and design experience are a plus.
    Opportunity exists for growth into news management. Our 24,000 Duncan can-do residents enjoy high quality of life standards with easy access to Oklahoma City and Dallas.
    Contact Information: Send resume and clips to Steve Olafson, The Duncan Banner at steve.olafson@duncanbanner.com or call (580) 255-5354.
  • General Assignment Reporter

    City: Elk City
    Newspaper: The Elk City Daily News
    Salary: Based on experience
    Job Description: The Elk City Daily News, a five-day daily, is seeking a self-motivated general assignment reporter.
    Contact Information: Email resume and samples to jim@ecdailynews.com
  • Reporter/Photographer

    City: Madill
    Newspaper: The Madill Record
    Salary: based on education/experience
    Job Description: The Madill Record is seeking a news reporter. The successful candidate will have writing skills and a desire to be an active and busy member of the community. This career entails heavy sports writing during the school year, local government, law enforcement activities and human interest stories, as well as taking photos and layout and design. A good driving record and reliable transportation are necessary. This is a full time position.
    Contact Information: Email resumé, along with writing and photography samples, to: recordeditorial@sbcglobal.net or mail/bring to: The Madill Record, PO Box 529, Madill, OK 73446.
  • Multimedia Journalist

    City: Kingman, Kansas
    Newspaper: Kingman Leader-Courier
    Salary: Based on experience
    Job Description: The Kingman Leader-Courier, an award-winning weekly newspaper in south central Kansas, has an immediate opening for a full-time multimedia journalist. The multimedia journalist will be responsible for covering community-related events, reporting on breaking news and taking on general feature assignments. The candidate should have strong writing and photography skills, be adept at posting through social media and making updates to a website, as well as putting together eye-catching slideshows. Knowing how to shoot and edit video is a major plus. The candidate should have a media background with a degree in journalism, photography or a related field. Experience is preferred. Benefits include paid vacation, paid personal days and health insurance.
    Contact: Please email a cover letter, resume, writing samples and links to photo / video portfolio(s) to Jason Jump at jjump@kcnonline.com
  • News Editor

    City: Sallisaw
    Newspaper: Sequoyah County Times
    Salary: Based on experience
    Job Description: The Sequoyah County Times, a twice-weekly newspaper in the rolling hills of beautiful eastern Oklahoma, is seeking a news editor. This job presents an opportunity to cover a very wide variety of interesting new stories. The successful candidate will understand how to present compelling local news both in print and online, and strong writing, editing, and newsroom management skills. Must meet deadlines and have knowledge of AP style. Experience with website updating and the ability to use social media a plus. The Times is published Wednesdays and Fridays and produces a variety of special sections throughout the year.
    The newspaper has been family-owned for over 80 years. Benefits including partially paid health insurance and cell phone allowance. The Times is a consistent OPA Better Newspaper Contest prize-winner.
    Contact Information: Please send your resume and clips to Jeff Mayo, associate publisher & general manager, jeffmayo@seqcotimes.com.
  • Multi-Media Sales Executive

    City: Muskogee, OK
    Newspaper: Muskogee Phoenix
    Salary: Base + Commission
    Job Description: The Muskogee Phoenix is looking for aggressive self-starters with a desire to succeed in the exciting world of media sales. The perfect candidate would work with area businesses in developing solutions to their advertising and marketing programs. We offer excellent fringe benefits including health insurance and a 401K plan.
    Contact: To take the first steps in changing your life for the better and working with the #1 advertising team in the area, email your resume to Jeff Parra, Publisher, jparra@muskogeephoenix.com. We are an equal opportunity employer proudly located in downtown Muskogee.
  • Editor

    City: Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper: Stigler News Sentinel Inc.
    Salary: Highly Competitive
    Job Description: Stigler News Sentinel Inc., a family owned publishing and printing company, is seeking a News Editor to assist in the news coverage of two weekly newspapers. At least 5 years of experience working in a newsroom is required. Photoshop and InDesign experience a plus but not required. Compensation is competitive with most daily newspapers. If you're looking for a low stress job with a growing modern publishing company this might be a good fit for you.
    Contact: Stigler News Sentinel Inc., 204 South Broadway, Stigler, Ok 74462, 918-967-4655
  • Account Executive

    City: Oklahoma City
    Newspaper: OKC FRIDAY
    Salary: Base plus commission
    Job Description: OKC FRIDAY, Oklahoma's largest suburban weekly newspaper, seeks account executive. We are looking for an aggressive advertising salesman to service existing accounts and develop new clients. Great earning potential!
    Contact: Email resume and references to: roseokcfriday@aol.com.
  • General Assignment Reporter

    City: Woodward, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Woodward News
    Salary: negotiable
    Job Description: Woodward News has an opening for a full-time general assignment reporter and photographer to cover everything from breaking news to features and some sports. An ability to layout and design pages is a plus as are social media and digital skills. The News publishes Tuesday through Friday mornings and Sunday morning.
    Contact Information: Johnny McMahan editor@woodwardnews.net

  • Reporter

    City: Altus and Frederick, Ok
    Newspaper: Altus Times/Frederick Press-Leader
    Job Description: Two full time reporter positions available in SW Oklahoma. One primarily sports for the Altus Times, and the other the sole reporter for the weekly Frederick Press-Leader. Successful candidate must be able to meet deadlines, work flexible hours and have a working knowledge of computers.
    Contact Information: Send resume to Altus Times managing editor Michael Bush at fbush@civitasmedia.com

  • Investigative Reporter

    City: Negotiable
    Company: Watchdog.org
    Salary: We offer a competitive compensation package for the right candidate
    Job Description: Watchdog.org, a leader in state-based investigative journalism, is seeking experienced investigative reporters for its growing network of state-based news bureaus.
    The ideal candidate will know how to find waste, fraud and abuse at all levels of government, exhibit sophisticated storytelling abilities, and be a self-starter prepared to create & lead a Watchdog.org state bureau in Oklahoma. Selected candidates will be responsible for setting the Watchdog.org agenda for his or her entire state. TV and radio experience are a plus, but not required.
    Watchdog.org, project of The Franklin Center, is a network of investigative journalists who seek to advance transparency, accountability, and fiscal responsibility in government - particularly on the state and local level, with the goal of changing both the way that news is delivered and the way that people consume information about their government.
    Contact Information: Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials:
    Résumé and cover letter detailing (a) salary requirements and (b) your interest in the mission of the organization. Please include two to three writing samples demonstrating your ability to write from the point of view of the taxpayer. While we thank all applicants for their interest in this position, we are able to contact only those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.
    Send résumé, cover letter and samples of reporting work to: Kelly Carson at kcarson@watchdog.org

  • Entry-level reporter

    City: Monett/Cassville, MO
    Newspaper: The Monett Times/Cassville Democrat
    Job Description: The Monett Times and Cassville Democrat of southwest Missouri seeks a talented and energetic full-time reporter. Candidates for this position must possess strong writing, editing and photography skills. The successful candidate must have an insatiable sense of curiosity, and a willingness to ask tough questions and ruffle feathers to get down to the bottom of a story. They must also be reliable, confident and have a positive attitude. We also seek someone who realizes the importance of breaking news, as well as using social media to drive readers to the online and print product.
    Organization, adherence to deadlines, and the ability to produce in a fast-paced environment are key. InDesign skills are a plus.
    Barry County is a friendly, growing area that contains Roaring River State Park and Table Rock Lake. We are a short drive to Branson, Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, Eureka Springs, Ark., and Fayetteville, Ark.
    Contact Information: Qualified candidates should send their resumes to Publisher Jacob Brower at jwbrower@yahoo.com. No phone calls, please.

  • Business manager

    City: Enid, Okla.
    Newspaper: News & Eagle
    Job Description: The Enid News & Eagle seeks a business manager to oversee accounting and human resources for its 100-employee daily newspaper and related news, marketing and printing operations.
    The business manager is a key member of an experienced and creative management team. This person is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash management, human resources, payroll and daily management of the business office. Also required are skills in budgeting, financial forecasting and analysis.
    Candidates must have a four-year accounting or finance degree and four years of accounting experience. Also essential are strong organizational and communications skills, attention to detail, a commitment to customer service and competence with Microsoft Excel.
    Enid is a city of 50,000 people located in north-central Oklahoma. The area offers the best of Midwestern community living — recreation, retail, excellent health care, a diversified economy, two colleges and room to stretch — just 90 minutes from a major metropolitan area.
    We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package.
    Contact Information: Send resume and salary history to Publisher Jeff Funk, Enid News & Eagle, 227 W. Broadway, Enid, OK 73702 or by email to publisher@enidnews.com

  • Sports Editor

    City: Tahlequah
    Newspaper: Tahlequah Daily Press
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Tahlequah Daily Press is seeking a sports editor to continue our award-winning coverage. TDP is an exceptional venue from which to launch a sportswriting career, and offers a beautiful and eclectic environment for living. We cover four high schools and an NCAA II university, all with enthusiastic fan bases. We need an organized person with good writing and photography skills; a familiarity with all different types of sports; and an ability to not only work as part of a six-member news team, but to lead and organize stringers. Experience in Quark, layout and page design on Macs necessary; degree and/ or experience in journalism a must. Good benefits; salary commensurate.
    Contact Information:  Send resume to Kim Poindexter, managing editor, at kpoindexter@cnhi.com

  • Office Manager/Graphic Designer

    City: Meeker
    Newspaper: Tri-County Herald
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Tri-County Herald is looking for an office manager with some graphic design, ad building abilities. The Tri-County Herald is a weekly newspaper that covers Meeker, McLoud, Harrah, and Newalla areas. Candidate must work in the office and should have newspaper graphics experience. Candidates must also have knowledge of InDesign and Adobe Photoshop, and experience working with Macintosh Computers. Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and a proficiency to maintain multiple project deadlines a must. The ideal candidate will have strong people skills, and be able to manage the front office. Other requirements are: excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; excellent organization and time-management skills; problem solving; and ability to work with diverse clientele. High degree of energy, creativity, initiative, and flexibility.
    Contact Information: Please submit resume to lynn@tricountyherald.com or mail to Tri-County Herald PO Box 686 Meeker, Ok 74855

  • Graphic Designer

    City: Vinita, OK
    Newspaper: Vinita Daily Journal
    Description: Candidates must have knowledge of InDesign and Adobe Photoshop, and experience working with Macintosh Computers. Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and a proficiency to maintain multiple project deadlines a must. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Contact:
    Applications are available at Vinita Daily Journal, 138 S. Wilson, Vinita, OK 74310. (Please bring resume at this time.)
  • Paginator

    City: McAlester
    Newspaper: McAlester News-Capital / CNHI
    Job Description: The McAlester News-Capital is seeking a graphic designer/ paginator to handle the responsibility of putting together our daily newspaper. Must be proficient in Quark and have a working knowledge of NewsEdit Pro. Pay structure commensurate with talents, skills and knowledge of newspaper pagination. We offer a competitive benefits package including paid vacation, major medical and 401K.
    Contact Information: Send cover letter, resume and work samples to amjohns@mcalesternews.com

  • Sports Writer

    City: Duncan
    Newspaper: The Duncan Banner
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: Help continue the tradition of a strong sports section. A promotion has created the opening for a sports writer or assistant sports editor at The Duncan (Okla.) Banner. Our reader friendly package centers on heavy print and digital emphasis of eight high schools, comprehensive coverage of active participatory sports, regular updates from Oklahoma and Oklahoma State and a blended digest of national news and personality profiles. Anchored morning print presentation invites the reader in and regular updates on the web-site keep them current. Photo and page design skills a plus. Our 24,000 Duncan residents enjoy high quality-of-life standards with easy access to Oklahoma City and Dallas.
    Contact Information: Send resume and clips to Ed Darling at edarling@duncanbanner.com.

  • Graphic Designer/IT Services

    City: Stillwater, OK
    Newspaper: News Press, STWNewsPress.com, Stilly magazine
    Job Description: The Stillwater News Press has an immediate full-time opening for a graphic designer/IT services position. Duties include working within the advertising department designing special sections and projects, expediting ad design and proofing, pagination and working on computer, network and web maintenance and management. Should have experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and/or Quark and be versatile on Macs and PCs. Full benefits working in downtown Stillwater for multi-platform media company serving the community since 1892.
    Contact: Send resume and letter to General Manager Dale Brendel at gm@stwnewspress.com
  • Digital Sales Manager

    City: Tulsa, OK
    Newspaper: Tulsa World
    Job Description: The Digital Sales Manager will direct and supervise all activities of the Digital Sales Group. Will participate in the development and maintenance of procedures within the Advertising Digital department and develop and execute sales and marketing strategies which enable Tulsa World Media Company to maintain and increase its digital market share. Principle additional duties include employee growth, development and recruitment. Work along- side ad sales management team and sales professionals to develop strategies to maximize advertising investment for both existing and new advertisers. Motivate and mentor staff and increase each individual team member’s performance through extensive training, ride alongs, coaching, training and mentoring. Work with teams so that budgeted revenue goals are achieved.
    Education and/or Experience:
    1. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience in online media sales management environment preferred.
    2. Previous leadership/supervisory position within a sales/customer service environment.
    3. Online advertising and marketing sales experience.
    4. Solid working knowledge and understanding of inside/outside advertising sales processes, procedures, and systems.
    5. Proven successful sales performance/sales leadership background. Previous sales supervisory/management experience.
    Contact: Please send your resume to resumes@tulsaworld.com
  • Editor/General Manager

    City: Claremore, Oklahoma
    Company: CNHI
    Job Description: The Claremore (OK) Daily Progress seeks an experienced, digital-savvy editor-general manager to lead its award-winning newsroom.
    Applicants need at least five years of management background, knowledge of the operations of all newspaper departments, versatile journalism skills and the ability to inspire and coach the entire staff to produce quality work for print and online.
    This is a hands-on position requiring initiative, imagination and sure-footed editorial and administrative judgment. The editor-general manager is responsible for all news and opinion content, the newspaper’s design and layout and general operations.
    The editor-general manager is a key member of the senior management team and thus must be able to communicate clearly, contribute to the overall success of the paper and make smart decisions.
    The Daily Progress is a five-day newspaper (no Monday and Friday editions) that features website and mobile breaking news feeds every day of the week.
    Claremore is a suburb of Tulsa in northeast Oklahoma. It is the Rogers County seat, site of Rogers State University and the longtime home of Oklahoma’s “Favorite Son,” Will Rogers, the early 20th century humorist, entertainer and journalist whose life-size bronze statue reading The Daily Progress sits on a park bench outside the newspaper’s front door. The community of 18,600 residents is known for its picturesque neighborhoods and bustling commercial district.
    Contact Information: Interested candidates should apply online to publisher Bailey Dabney at bdabney@claremoreprogress.com. Include a detailed resume, a 500-word cover letter on why you believe you are qualified for the position, and a representative sample of your journalistic expertise.
  • Publisher

    City: Pryor, Oklahoma
    Company: CNHI
    Job Description: The Pryor Times seeks a publisher who can handle challenging situations while keeping our team motivated.
    We’re looking for a competitive individual who is committed to growing revenue and knows how to sell print and online. We need someone with a track record in newspaper leadership who can create and execute a multi-platform sales strategy that covers print, niche publications, websites and mobile products and understands a quality news product.
    Our ideal candidate will be an inspiring community leader who has superb internal and external communication skills. We are seeking an individual who has advanced editorial philosophies, consumer marketing tactics and strategies.
    The Pryor Times is a 2,500 circulation newspaper in eastern Oklahoma. We publish a three day per week product, various niche publications and a website www.pryordailytimes.com.
    Pryor is strategically located in Northeast Oklahoma, 15 miles from Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, 8 miles from Lake Hudson and 35 miles from Tulsa. The abundance of lakes, parks and waterfalls offers opportunities for all who enjoy nature, hiking, fishing, and all water sports at their finest.
    Additionally, Pryor is home to Mid America Industrial Park, one of the country’s largest industrial parks and a leading center for manufacturing, processing and distribution. Mid America houses nearly 90 companies ranging from small entrepreneurial operations to Fortune 500 companies like Google, Chevron and DuPont.
    Contact Information: Send resume and salary requirements to Mike Beatty, Publisher, 117 E. Fourth Street, Joplin, Mo., 64801; or email to mbeatty@joplinglobe.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City: Elk City, OK
    Newspaper: The Elk City Daily News
    Salary: $21,600 - $24,000
    Job Description: The Elk City Daily News is a 5-day daily seeking a self-motivated individual as Sports Editor. The Sports Editor is responsible for covering all area sports and for designing all sports pages.
    Contact Information: Email resume, cover letter, references, and clips to Elizabeth@ecdailynews.com
  • Sports Writer

    City: Mount Pleasant, Texas
    Newspaper: Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune
    Job Description: The Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune, a five-day newspaper in Northeast Texas, has an immediate opening for a sports writer. Experience preferred but recent graduates with clips will be considered. We are looking for someone who can cover and write sports, take photos and be trained in InDesign if necessary. We offer a complete benefits package, including health insurance and paid vacation.
    Contact Information: Send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Editor-Publisher Gary Borders at gborders@dailytribune.net
  • Regional News Reporter

    City: Marshall, Texas
    Newspaper: Marshall News Messenger
    Salary: Competitive
    Job Description: The Marshall News Messenger is seeking an energetic reporter to cover regional news. The growing daily newspaper is expanding their coverage area and seeking enterprising reporters who live to beat the competition online and in print. Candidates will have a proven ability to:
    • Build a beat and break news.
    • Generate story ideas independently and collaborate with online and print staff on daily news and enterprise.
    • Produce fast-turnaround stories on major news that can help drive online traffic.
    • Produce enterprise off the news to advance the story.
    • Produce content in multiple formats and embrace social media.
    • Write with an authoritative voice, and have the ability to quickly synthesize material from multiple sources.
    Two years of newspaper experience is preferred, but will consider recent graduate with good clips from internship or college newspaper work.
    The News Messenger is part of Texas Community Newspapers, a family owned group in the oil-rich piney woods of East Texas, an area known for its outdoor recreational opportunities, proximity to Dallas metro area, and temperate climate.
    Contact Information: To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, clips or links to published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the job requirements, and salary requirements to employment@news-journal.com
  • Ad Director

    City: Mount Pleasant, Texas
    Newspaper: Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune
    Salary: negotiable
    Job Description: The Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune has an immediate opening for an advertising and marketing director for 4,200-circulation, five-day daily in Northeast Texas. This newspaper has been recently acquired, and the new owners are committed to aggressive sales and marketing of both the print and online products. We believe this market provides an excellent opportunity for someone with experience and drive.
    We are looking for someone to drive fast-paced results while growing and mentoring a three-person sales team. Responsibilities include developing and executing sales strategies for all forms of newspaper and digital media advertising while meeting and exceeding monthly goals. This is a “hands-on” management opportunity and a revenue-driven position - you will handle accounts. We are looking for proven ability to motivate, sell, manage and identify marketing trends and sales opportunities. Developing and implementing innovative sales strategies to grow market share is important. Sales experience in a multi-media environment is a plus! Previous newspaper advertising sales experience is preferred. You must have excellent computer skills and knowledge of Office programs. Enthusiasm, great attitude, leadership, problem-solving, teamwork and people skills are a must!
    If you have a solid track record in newspaper advertising sales, management, and strong industry references, we want to talk to you ASAP. Please respond to this ad before someone else does.
    The company offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for advancement. You are eligible for health benefits, as well as vacation and sick/personal leave, after a probationary period. We are part of Granite Publications, a group that prefers to recruit from within and that means your job with us could be the first step toward the future you've always wanted.
    Please feel free to visit www.dailytribune.net or visit our Facebook fan page to read up on what's been happening in your new hometown.
    Contact Information: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Publisher Gary Borders at gborders@dailytribune.net
  • Part-Time/Freelance General Assignment Reporter

    City: Okemah
    Newspaper: Okemah News Leader
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: The Okemah News Leader is a twice weekly county seat newspaper serving Okemah and Okfuskee County. A part-time general assignment reporter is need in the Okemah area. Primary beat will include city and county government, school board along with other assignments ranging from hard news to features. Job includes reporting and photography and possibly some page layout and design depending on experience.
    Contact Information: Please send resume to the Okemah News Leader, at P.O. Box 191 Okemah, OK 74859. Or email your resume to Lynn at lynn@tricountyherald.com

  • Editor

    City: McAlester
    Newspaper: McAlester News-Capital
    Salary: $45K-$50K
    Job Description: The McAlester News-Capital is seeking an energetic editor for our top newsroom leadership position. The person will be responsible for overseeing a staff of six, with an emphasis on producing local news content for the 6,000-circulation daily, specialty publications and digital platforms.
    Applicants need newsroom management experience, versatile journalism skills – writing, editing, design and pagination – and the ability to motivate and coach the staff to produce quality work.
    This is a hands-on position requiring initiative, imagination and solid digital and print news judgment. The editor is a key member of the senior management team and thus needs to be able to communicate clearly and make smart decisions.
    McAlester is located in the rolling hills of southeastern Oklahoma near Lake McAlester and Lake Eufaula, with its 600 miles of shoreline. It is the seat of government for Pittsburgh County, site of the newsy state penitentiary, and home to the Ardeneum of Oklahoma featuring antiques, collectables and other historic items.
    The McAlester News-Capital 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 Information: Interested candidates should apply online to publisher Amy Johns at amjohns@mcalesternews.com. Include a detailed resume, a cover letter on why you believe you are the editor we're seeking, and a half-dozen examples of your journalistic work.
  • Multimedia advertising director

    City:  Ardmore, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  The Ardmoreite
    Salary:  $60,000+
    Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a multi-media company in Southern Oklahoma, is seeking a strong sales leader to accelerate its local multi-media advertising growth. This role involves direct oversight of multi-media sales professionals, plus support staff. Responsibilities include driving print, digital, direct mail and event based marketing solutions; maximizing key revenue initiatives; coaching and developing the staff; collaborating effectively with management colleagues; building a sales pipeline; and maintaining excellent client relationships. Internet advertising and sales management experience strongly preferred.
    The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, knowledgeable and creative about developing customized local advertising solutions. You’ll be excited about building on our unparalleled local content, recognizing the opportunities we have for significant growth through multiple advertising channels. And you’ll be excited about advancing your career goals within our dynamic, innovative organization. A related degree and five or more years of successful ad department management provides a great foundation for success in this position.
    If you are motivated, goal oriented and success driven this may be the career position for you. We offer a competitive base salary, excellent commission and bonus plan. We also offer Health, Dental, Life Insurance, 401(k) and flexible spending accounts.
    Contact Information:  To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to: kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com
  • Reporter

    City: Arkansas City, Kansas
    Newspaper: Winfield Publishing Company
    Job Description: The Arkansas City Traveler seeks a general assignment reporter who will also help paginate, take photos and update our website. Some news writing experience is required. Knowledge of Indesign a plus. Will help train the right person. Courage and cooperate attitude in a true team setting dedicated to putting out the best daily news report we can for our subscribers and the public.
    Contact Information: Send resume and clips to Publisher David A. Seaton at daseaton@arkcity.net and/or call 620-442-4200 ext. 122.

  • Advertising Manager

    City: Borger, TX
    Newspaper: Borger News Herald
    Salary: Commission
    Job Description:  The Borger News Herald newspaper publication is currently accepting applications for a full time Advertising Manager in Borger, Texas.
    The Advertising Manager is responsible for growing the market share in the Hutchinson County marketplace by increasing print sales for The Borger News Herald along with other products offered by the publications. The successful candidate must be highly motivated and able to lead, coach and mentor the outside and inside sales team to exceed budgeted goals. The manager will have a sales route and must be able to put together and implement sales presentation and new sales ideas while managing the advertising staff of a daily newspaper.
    Required Skills:
    • Individual must be highly motivated and results driven
    • Effective time management and organizational skills
    • Must be an independent and creative thinker
    • Strong work ethic with an ability to thrive in a team environment
    • Prior newspaper or retail sales experience
    • Prior management experience
    Benefits: Full time position includes health insurance, 401K, vacation and holiday pay.
    Contact: All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: publisher@borgernewsherald.com
  • Writer - Photographer

    City: Alva, OK
    Newspaper: Alva Review-Courier
    Salary: We typically pay a qualified person $100/day with you deciding how many days you wish to work. Job Description: We need a person who can write general news and sports and take quality photographs and video. During sports seasons, we have both college and high school events to cover. During non-sports seasons, the job moves more to general news coverage.
    Contact Information: Email Lynn Martin, Publisher, at lynn@lynnmartin.net or phone 580-327-2200 to set up appointment for a visit.
  • Sports reporter/editor/paginator

    City: Piedmont, Okla.
    Newspaper:
    Piedmont-Surrey Gazette/Okarche Chieftain
    Salary:
    negotiable
    Job Description:
    We are looking for someone who is eager to cover sports, take pictures at games, make contact with coaches and paginate the Piedmont-Surrey Gazette and the Okarche Chieftain newspapers. Both papers are published weekly. Our ideal candidate is someone who is driven and willing to go the extra mile to cover many sporting events for an award-winning publication. We are looking for a team player and someone with experience, not only writing about sports in Oklahoma, but taking pictures and paginating weekly.
    Contact Information:
    If you are interested in covering sports for a prestigious publication in communities that have won many state championships, we are looking for you. Interested parties may contact co-publisher Randy Anderson at randyk.anderson@sbcglobal.net or call (405)373-1616.

  • Copy Editor

    City: Norman
    Newspaper:
    The Norman Transcript
    Salary:
    To be determined
    Job Description:
    Night desk position on central copy desk. Newspaper copy editing, web loading and layout skills required. Position is part of a four-person desk staff for award-winning, 7-day daily newspaper serving university community.
    Contact Information: Beau Simmons, news editor, at bsimmons@normantranscript.com or editor@normantranscript.com

  • News Editor

    City: Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper: Stigler News Sentinel Inc.
    Salary: Competitive
    Job Description: Stigler News Sentinel Inc. is seeking a News Editor to assist in the news coverage of two weekly newspapers. At least 5 years of experience working in a newsroom is required. Photoshop and InDesign experience a plus but not required. Compensation is competitive with most daily newspapers. 
    Contact: Call today to schedule an interview or email samples to linus@stiglernews.com, 918-967-4655.
  • Editor

    City: Stockton, MO
    Company: Neighbor News - Missouri
    Job Description: Due to a pending retirement of a long-term employee, the Cedar County Republican, based in Stockton, is seeking an editor. The position opens in early October. Experience with NewsEdit Pro is a plus, along with online products, Photoshop, page design and staff management. Good benefits in a great place to live. EOE.
    Contact Information: Send Resume’ and samples to careers@MO.NeighborNews.com; by fax to 417-326-8701; or by mail to: Editor Position, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO 65613.

  • Regional Advertising Director

    Company: Gatehouse Media
    City: Southwestern Missouri
    Description: Gatehouse Media is seeking a strong sales leader to manage local digital products and services, as well as print and online marketing programs and packages. This role involves direct oversight of eight multi-media sales executives for a group of three daily newspapers in southwestern Missouri.
    Responsibilities include driving sales of Propel Digital Products and Services, newspaper and other print products, direct mail and event based marketing solutions; maximizing key revenue initiatives; coaching and developing the staff; collaborating effectively with management colleagues; building a sales pipeline; and maintaining excellent client relationships. Propel Marketing is a full service digital services firm owned by Gatehouse, with offices located in each newspaper market.
    The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, knowledgeable and creative about developing customized local advertising solutions. Digital sales and management experience strongly preferred. If you are motivated, goal oriented and success driven, this may be the career position for you. We offer a competitive base salary, excellent bonus plan. We also offer Health, Dental, Life Insurance, 401(k) and flexible spending accounts.
    Contact Information:
    To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: gfunkhouser@gatehousemedia.com. An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

  • Advertising Consultant (Outside Sales)

    Company: The Key West Citizen / Cooke Communications Florida, LLC
    City: Key West Florida
    Description: I’m looking for an experience newspaper salesperson who still believes that the printed community newspaper is still valuable to businesses. If you still think the way you build relationships is face to face and have excellent presentation skills than I want to talk with you about joining our team of all-stars. I want someone who can sell a diverse range of publications, achieve monthly sales goal, bring in new business and cares about our clients. This is a great opportunity for the right person who enjoys newspaper sales and year around beautiful weather. This position pays a base salary plus commission; benefits include health insurance, month expenses, 401K, vacation and more.
    Contact Information:
    If you truly believe in printed newspaper than send you cover letter (telling me why), resume and working reference to Tommy Todd at ttodd@keysnews.com

  • Sports Editor

    City: Piedmont, Oklahoma
    Newspaper: Piedmont Gazette
    Salary: negotiable
    Job Description: We need an experienced sports editor who is ready to cover the many athletic events happening in Piedmont and Okarche. Work in a small market and live in Oklahoma City! Applicants must understand digital photography and pagination.
    Contact Information: Randy K. Anderson/Associate Publisher
    randyk.anderson@sbcglobal.net (405) 373-1616

  • General Assignments Reporter

    City: Muskogee, OK
    Newspaper:
    Muskogee Phoenix
    Job Description: Energetic reporter to write general assignments for an award-winning daily newspaper in northeastern Oklahoma. One to three years experience preferred. We are willing to give newsroom experience to a recent college graduate who exhibits the desire to learn in a fast-paced environment. Journalism degree preferred. We need a self-starter with a background or interest in crime/courts. This reporter will write 10 stories per week in all areas of coverage. This reporter would produce material for use in all of our platforms: print, website, and social media. This person must shoot photos and videos.
    Contact Information: Please send a cover letter, resume, story clips and published photos to eridenour@muskogeephoenix.com. Address: Elizabeth Ridenour, city editor c/o Muskogee Phoenix, 214 Wall St., Muskogee OK 74401.

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