Jobs Wanted

New submissions will be reviewed before being posted on OPA's website. Listings remain on this page for 90 days. If you placed an ad that you want revised or deleted, e-mail jobs@okpress.com.
  • Sports Editor

    Name: Byron Beers
    Contact: Email byron.beers@yahoo.com or phone (918) 527-8174
    Salary Requested: Negotiable
    Education: Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College; University of Central Oklahoma
    Experience: A two-time award winner as a Sports Editor at the Pryor Daily Times (2015 and 2016). Sports Editor - Pryor Daily Times, from Oct. 2014 to April 2017. Other Sports Editor positions were held at El Reno Tribune, Piedmont Gazette and Tulsa Front Page. Sports Reporter at Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise, Owasso Reporter and Pryor Daily Times. I have vast experience in editing, writing, design and layout, and photography. Proficient in QuarkXPress, InDesign and Photoshop.
    Other: Took first place (Sports Coverage) in the 2015 OPA Better Newspaper Contest (Division 8) as Sports Editor at the Pryor Daily Times. Took second place (Sports Coverage) in the 2016 OPA Better Newspaper Contest (Division 8) as Sports Editor at the Pryor Daily Times.

  • Reporter, multimedia journalist, writer, blogger

    Salary Requested:  Dependent on job
    Education:  University of Central Oklahoma
    Bachelor's degree in Professional Media
    Expected graduation December 2017
    Name:  Casey Hunter
    Phone Number:  (405) 2081368-2081368
    Address:  
    Street Address : 18275 NE 23rd St Oklahoma, 73045
    Email Address:  casey.hunter94@yahoo.com
    Website Address (if any):  litinlove.wordpress.com

  • Graphic Designer / Art Director

    Name: Holley Bimson
    Contact: Email holleybimson@yahoo.com; Website: holleybimson.blogspot.com
    Education: Nossi College of Art , Nashville, TN, 2008 - 2011. Bachelor of Graphic Art & Design. Studied Graphic Design, Web Design, Packaging, and Print. Student ADDY Award Winner - 2010; nominated for most creative 8 consecutive semesters.
    Experience:
    Dish Magazine -remote
    10/2015 - Present
    Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
    Create and Edit images for Digital story layout, page layout for E-magazine.

    Pozvat Party Experts- remote
    08/2015 - 09/2015
    Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
    Contract position - 30 days
    Create & Design stock invitations for an
    online business.

    Republic Monitor News- remote
    05 / 2015 - Present
    Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
    Create and design newspaper pages, ads, and special flyers/posters for special editions and ROP runs.

    Paris - Beacon News - remote
    03 / 2015 - 04/2016
    COMPANY SOLD
    Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
    Newspaper Ad design

    Whittel and Melton Law Offices - remote
    01 / 2015 - 04 / 2016
    Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
    Design various direct mail pieces and special interest magazines.

    Two Wheel Magazine- remote
    01 / 2015 - 04 / 2016
    Art Director - remote
    –Collaborate with other team members to gather and edit magazine stories, design and layout magazine pages, create and design print ads for magazine. –Collect information and ad changes, by speaking to advertisers, to complete monthly magazine articles and print ads. –Meet printer deadlines and proofread finals for print.

    Look Outdoor Advertising - remote
    01 / 2012 - Present
    Freelance Graphic Designer- remote
    Create & Design large format vinyl
    banners & billboards, logo & branding creation

    The Pampa News - in house
    10 / 2011 - Present
    Composing Dept. - In house/remote
    Research and design Branding and marketing strategies for local businesses through new ad campaigns. Design several magazines, tabloids, and direct mail pieces every year. Design 3-6 newspaper pages daily as well as designing and laying out Tabloid special sections, magazines that we publish monthly. Create & design 10-30 newspaper print ads daily.

    Self Employed - remote
    05 / 2002 - Present
    Freelance Graphic
    Designer
    Web Design, catalog layouts, flyers, banners, car wraps, car graphics, cd designs, product packaging, wedding and graduation invitations,stock photography, Branding, Promotional, and Marketing Consulting, multimedia design, and so much more.

    Bravo Marketing Group - in house
    05 / 2009 - 08 / 2010
    Intern
    Branded, Promoted, and designed Bravo Brides website,Designed 200+ wedding monograms for bravo brides, designed trade show items for THPA, as well as Created a new logo for the 12South Taproom to be used on website, menus, and merchandise.

    Professional Skills: Graphic Design; Digital Illustration; Digital Art; Art Direction; Creative Director; Photo Editing; Pre-Press; Page Layout & Design; Adobe Creative Suite CS3 - CS6; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Indesign; Microsoft Word; Microsoft Power-point; Microsoft Excel; Maya 3D; BLOX & Xtags Software
    Print:  Custom Invitations; Stationary; Posters & Flyers; Postcards & Direct Mailers; Die cuts & Package Design; Folders; Presentation Packages; Newspaper Page Layout; Print Advertising Design; Magazines & Directories; Catalog Layout & Design; Vector Illustration
    Logo Design; Vector Pattern Design; Digital Illustration; Apparel Graphics; T-shirt Design; Personal Branding; Small Business Branding & Consulting; Design Consulting

  • Sports Reporter

    Name: Kevin Green
    Education:  I graduate in May (2017) from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor's degree in sports media.
    Experience: Stillwater News Press, Sports Writer, Jan. 18, 2016 - Present; OklahomaSports.Net, Contributing Writer, Oct. 2, 2015 - Present; VYPE High School Sports Magazine, Intern, Aug. 31, 2015 - Sept. 9, 2016; ionOklahoma, OKC Thunder Beat Writer, March 6, 2013 - Oct. 14, 2014; EastWord News, Sports Writer, Nov. 1, 2012 - Sep. 19, 2014.
    Salary Range: $20,000 - $30,000
    Skills:
    - AP Style
    - Multimedia Reporting
    - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    - Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
    - Microsoft Paint
    - Windows Movie Maker
    - VideoPad Video Editor
    - Audacity Audio Editor
    - Photography
    - Final Cut Video Editor (Knowledgeable)
    - InDesign (Knowledgeable)
    Website: For writing samples and other information, visit https://www.kevingreenmedia.com/
    Contact: For more information, contact Kevin Green at (405) 596-5178 or email kevingreenmedia@gmail.com. In addition to sports, Green is willing to cover other beats.

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