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  • Editor or Managing Editor for weekly or small daily

    Salary Requested: $35,000

    Education:
    University of Louisiana-Monroe, Photojournalism and Ad Design (1975-78)
    Mangham High School, Mangham, LA (1975)

    Experience: Independence Daily Reporter | Independence, Kansas
    Managing Editor: April-June 2015
    Overseeing production of a daily newspapers.
    Selecting photographs and images, along with editorial content to design pages.
    Re-writing press releases sent to editorial department.
    Checking plates and color output for press.

    Port Orchard Independent | Port Orchard, Washington
    Editor: December 2012 to present
    Covered news and supervised staff for weekly newspaper.
    Designed news pages and specials sections.
    Photography for news, sports and features.
    Uploaded content and images to website and on social media.

    Country Media Inc. | Tillamook, Oregon
    Graphic Designer/Page Designer: June 2011 to May 2012
    Sports Reporter/Page Designer: March 2010 to May 2011
    Served as sports reporter/photographer and graphic designer for Seaside Signal.
    Designed pages for Seaside Signal and two bi-monthly publications.
    Designed special sections, selected artwork and images.
    In charge of newspaper’s redesign as a tabloid and redesign as a broadsheet.
    Designed ad for sales representatives, downloaded artwork and maintained server.
    Uploaded content and images to website and on social media.

    Sound Publishing | Enumclaw, Washington
    Staff Writer, Bonney Lake Courier-Herald: February 2009 to February 2010
    Covered general news and features, and provided sports coverage for two schools.
    Paginated news and editorial pages, as well as special sections.
    Uploaded contents onto website daily, along with creating slide shows of events.

    The Gazette, Orting | Washington
    Editor: June 2006 to March 2008
    Covered news and sports (two high schools) for weekly newspaper.
    Designed news pages and specials sections.
    In charge of redesign of publication as a broadsheet, then into a tabloid format.
    Maintained content and images on newspaper’s website.
    Tacoma Weekly | Tacoma, Washington
    Sports Editor: April 2002 to May 2006
    Managed coverage for eight high schools and a Division III college.
    Provided stories and photographs from sporting events, supervised freelancers.
    Designed pages for sports and entertainment sections.

    Swarner Communication | Lakewood, Washington
    Production Artist: August 2000 to March 2002
    Composed ads for two publications that focused on the coverage of the military.
    Designed spec ads and monthly promotional materials for sales staff.
    Produced media brochure and business cards.

    Total Graphic Management | Houston, Texas
    Graphic Designer: November 1997 to June 1999
    In charge of typesetting and design for commercial printing company.
    Setup and processed synthetic plates for pressman.

    OTHER EXPERIENCE:

    Banner-Press | Brenham, Texas: Staff Writer, August 1996 to October 1997
    The Bellville Times | Bellville, Texas: Sports Editor, April 1992 to June 1993
    The Waller County News-Citizen | Hempstead, Texas: Editor, January 1990 to March 1992
    The 1960 Sun | Spring, Texas: Managing Editor, July 1988 to December 1989
    Hearst Corp. | Beaumont, Texas
    Jasper News-Boy: Editor, March 1987 to June 1988
    Hardin County (Texas) News: Staff Reporter, May 1985 to February 1987

    Name:
    Dannie Oliveaux
    Phone Number: (253) 304-3953
    Address:
    Street Address : 506 S 6th St
    City : Independence
    State : Kansas
    Zip Code : 67301
    Email Address: dlowa2000@aol.com

    Website Address (if any): www.facebook.com/DannieLeeOliveaux

    Other Comments: KILLS:
    Computer Software: InDesign, Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Publisher, email and internet software
    Journalism: Knowledge of AP Style
    Photography: Digital cameras
    Freelance Sports Writer: King County Journal (Kent, Wash.); The Kingwood-Humble (Texas) Register; Katy Times (Katy, Texas); Lakewood (Wash.) Journal
    Freelance Photographer: Northwest Sports Photography, Portland, Oregon

    AWARDS:

    2nd Place: Best Sports Page Division 3, Washington Newspaper Publishers Assoc. 2014
    2nd Place: Best Front Page Division 3, Washington Newspaper Publishers Assoc. 2014
    3rd Place: Best Color Photo, Division 3, Washington Newspaper Publishers Assoc. 2014


  • Sports or staff writer

    Salary Requested: discussable
    Education: B.A. Liberal Arts/English, Minor in Political Science. 2008 University of Central Oklahoma
    A.S. Public Service. 2005 Oklahoma State-OKC
    Experience: one year freelancer for Bethany Tribune covering local politics and local college sports plus OU, OSU, OKC Redhawks before 2015 and OKC Thunder.
    Name: Jeremy Newman
    Current City: Oklahoma City
    Zip Code: 73114
    Phone: (405) 751-6709
    Email: rnjusps33@outlook.com
    Other Comments: I would like to stay in OKC or near my area code. Staff writing or desk is preferred over freelancing, unless articles can be guaranteed placement.
  • Freelance Ad Building/Page Layout Design

    Education: Western Oklahoma State College 1986-1989
    Southwestern Oklahoma State University 1998-2002
    Experience: Extensive working knowledge of print media advertising.
    Over 45 combined years working with both daily and weekly newspapers and shoppers.
    We have the experience needed to provide you with the very highest quality of original designs and high impact graphics for your advertisers.
    From the smallest card ad to full page ads, we can help.
    Name: Graphics Gals
    Phone: (580) 660-1446
    Email: graphicsgals@yahoo.com

  • Sports Writer

    Salary: Negotiable
    Education: B.A, Professional Media - University of Central Oklahoma
    Experience: I have spent the last two years as a Sports Writer for The Vista at The University of Central Oklahoma. I have wrote freelance for the Norman Transcript. I have experience in reporting and interviewing. Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign. In addition to writing, I shoot sports as well so I can work in video. I know how to edit on both Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere.
    Comments: Live in Edmond, but willing to locate.
    Name:  Austin Litterell
    Phone: (580) 243-9259
    Email: alitterell2@gmail.com

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