Page Designer/Copy Editor

City:  Muskogee
Newspaper:  Muskogee Phoenix — CNHI
Job Description:  The Muskogee Phoenix seeks a page designer/copy editor who can jump right in and take charge of the section under deadline. You must have excellent news judgment, be able to edit stories, write headlines and cutlines, and design and paginate attractive news pages on deadline. The Phoenix is a 13,000-circulation daily owned by CNHI and has taken sweepstake honors in the Oklahoma Press Association’s top division 14 times since 1981. Muskogee is located in northeast Oklahoma, about 45 minutes from Tulsa. It is home to the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and has five lakes within an hour’s drive. Muskogee consistently ranks in the top 10 least expensive cities to live in the nation by the ACCRA Cost of Living Index. A college degree or at least 2-3 years experience preferred. A proficiency with QuarkXPress and Photoshop also preferred. Local or regional applicants are preferred. The job hours are generally 3:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. We offer the usual array of health, dental, vision, retirement, and vacation benefits.
Contact:  Send your résumé, work samples and cover letter to the Muskogee Phoenix, attention News Editor Mike Carrels, at either (preferred) or mail to 214 Wall Street, Muskogee, OK, 74401.