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  • Local News Reporter

    City:  Bartlesville
    Newspaper:  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise is looking for a great local news reporter for our newspaper, website and social media. Our reporters are expected to be self-starters capable of generating daily and enterprise story ideas on their assigned beat, acting with urgency on breaking news and providing text and video content for digital and print publication. Work examples should show well-developed reporting and writing. Must be comfortable using Twitter and Facebook, including Facebook Live broadcasts. Professional experience preferred, but we will train the right candidate.
    We’re part of GateHouse Media, which offers excellent advancement opportunities to other markets in Oklahoma, the region and nation.
    The Examiner-Enterprise is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
    Contact: To apply, send a resume, a cover letter, and links of your best work to Editor Chris Day at cday@examiner-enterprise.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City: Cordell, OK
    Newspaper: Cordell Beacon
    Description:
    TRUST THE PROCESS
    Sports are in full swing and we have and it's not the best time to get started, but that's what we need to do at one of our weekly papers in Oklahoma.
    Never been a sports editor before? We're more than willing to pitch in and help train you. We work hard at local sports in our company because we think it's one of the most important things we do -- involving young people and their families in the paper every day. It all contributes to the growth of our product.
    But, first and foremost, covering local sports also is tons of fun and incredibly rewarding. We love doing it, and our new Sports Editor needs to love it, too.
    The Cordell Beacon is a great place to boost a career with Wesner Publications, with publications across Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico.
    Computer assisted reporting skills, social media and digital savvy, and ability to craft information for distribution across multiple platforms are assets in applying for this position. Educational background in news-related fields is a must. We serve our readers with investigative and enterprise reporting, strong local features, profiles and day to day news that they can’t get anywhere else. We do it well, are recognized for excellence and we never rest on our laurels.
    Contact: If interested submit a cover letter, resume and 2 samples of clippings via e-mail to our Group Publisher, Eric Warsinskey at Eric@WesnerCo.com. The perfect applicant will be excited about the future of newspaper in print, online and through digital media. This is not your average Sports Editor position as it could very quickly lead to advancement and will most certainly lead to growth. We are looking to hire quickly as we have an immediate opening for an editor within our newsroom.
     

  • Sports Editor

    City: Madill, OK
    Newspaper: The Madill Record
    Description: TRUST THE PROCESS
    Sports are in full swing and we have and it's not the best time to get started, but that's what we need to do at one of our weekly papers in Oklahoma.
    Never been a sports editor before? We're more than willing to pitch in and help train you. We work hard at local sports in our company because we think it's one of the most important things we do -- involving young people and their families in the paper every day. It all contributes to the growth of our product.
    But, first and foremost, covering local sports also is tons of fun and incredibly rewarding. We love doing it, and our new Sports Editor needs to love it, too.
    The Madill Record is a great place to boost a career with Wesner Publications, with publications across Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico.
    Computer assisted reporting skills, social media and digital savvy, and ability to craft information for distribution across multiple platforms are assets in applying for this position. Educational background in news-related fields is a must. We serve our readers with investigative and enterprise reporting, strong local features, profiles and day to day news that they can’t get anywhere else. We do it well, are recognized for excellence and we never rest on our laurels.
    Contact: If interested submit a cover letter, resume and 2 samples of clippings via e-mail to our Group Publisher, Eric Warsinskey at Eric@WesnerCo.com. The perfect applicant will be excited about the future of newspaper in print, online and through digital media. This is not your average Sports Editor position as it could very quickly lead to advancement and will most certainly lead to growth. We are looking to hire quickly as we have an immediate opening for an editor within our newsroom. 

  • News Reporter

    City:  Enid, Okla.
    Newspaper:  Enid News & Eagle
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The award-winning Enid News & Eagle is now hiring for a news reporter. The News & Eagle and its growing website, EnidNews.com, cover a 10-county area in northwest Oklahoma. EnidNews.com averages about a million page views per month.
    A recent General Excellence winner for best of show in Oklahoma’s Associated Press contest, the News & Eagle is a frequent sweepstakes winner in the Oklahoma Press Association’s largest division. The regional daily was recognized with a statewide Freedom of Information Award for its successful lawsuit supporting the public’s First Amendment right of access to sealed court records. The News & Eagle’s 2014 “Under Pressure” project won the nationwide Associated Press Media Editors’ Community Journalism Public Service Initiative award.
    Enid is experiencing significant growth with a revitalized downtown. Following the multi-million renovation of Enid’s historic Convention Hall, a full-service, multipurpose venue opened hosting national performing acts.
    With a population around 50,000, Enid is the economic, social, medical, political and educational hub of northwest Oklahoma.
    The reporter candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and experience being published.
    Our collaborative, veteran staff is looking for an enterprising journalist with the versatility to produce top-notch digital and print coverage on deadline. The team-oriented candidate should be familiar and comfortable with multimedia, AP style and able to take direction. This full-time position offers a negotiable salary with health benefits and a 401(k) plan.
    Contact:  Please email a cover letter, resume, published clips and three journalism references to Executive Editor Rob Collins at rcollins@enidnews.com.
  • Marketing Consultant

    City:  Stillwater
    Newspaper:  Stillwater News Press
    Salary:  Base Salary plus commission
    Job Description:  The right person will work with local businesses to develop advertising campaigns and assist with their marketing needs. Previous advertising sales experience is helpful, but not mandatory. An established account list is provided with growth opportunities.
    Responsibilities include preparing and selling both print and digital ads for the the News Press print and digital products. Candidates should enjoy working with people, be goal-oriented and have good communication skills.  
    The Stillwater News Press offers a competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, life insurance benefits, vacation, sick, holiday and 401k retirement plan. EOE. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and good driving record is required.
    Contact: To apply, send letter and resume to Ad Director Jill Hunt at advmgr@stwnewspress.com or mail to: P.O. Box 2288, Stillwater, OK 74076.

  • Reporter

    City: Meeker/Stroud, Oklahoma
    Newspaper Company: Blansett Media
    Salary: Depends on qualifications
    Job Description: Here’s an opening for a reporter to work for the Tri-County Herald and the Stroud American. The job will offer variety and a working environment in which we expect to be the best. Our papers are country weeklies but we expect to excel. The Herald has won two consecutive Sequoyah Awards and we’ll expect that level of work from you. You’ll need great writing chops and an endless curiosity about the people and events in northern Pottawatomie and Lincoln counties. We value great photography and layout and will expect you to contribute to that, too. You can plan on covering meetings, city government, high school sports, school issues, livestock shows and anything that interests our readers. Recent unusual stories have included a drive-through prayer chapel in Meeker, noodling in the Deep Fork River, sisters who play for different high school softball teams and a teenager who was nearly starved to death by his family. You’ll work your butt off but you will know that you have made a difference in the communities we cover. If this sounds like a challenge you’d enjoy, let’s talk. Send a resume to brian@tricountyherald.com and include a brief explanation of why you’d like to work for my newspapers. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
    Contact:  Brian Blansett brian@tricountyherald.com

  • Staff Writer/Editor

    City:  Chandler, OK
    Newspaper:  The Lincoln County News
    Job Description:  Weekly newspaper in Chandler has an immediate opening for a motivated, dependable and professional staff writer (with training to eventually become editor) who will deliver great local news content and become part of a family-style team. The successful candidate will be proficient in gathering and writing news and also possess photography skills. News writing duties include general news, crime, features, business and human interest. Good starting salary.
    Contact:  Interested applicants should submit a resume to lcnchandler@sbcglobal.net. Even if you applied for this position before, please re-apply so we will know you are still interested.

  • General Assignment Reporter

    City:  Woodward, Oklahoma

    Newspaper:  Woodward News
    Job Description:  The Woodward News, a 5-day a week daily (Tuesday through Saturday morning) is looking for a general assignment reporter. Position will include everything from hard news to features, photography and some video and website work. Experience is helpful but this is also a good fit for a recent graduate.
    Contact: Send your information to editor@woodwardnews.net or sgay@cnhi.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Piedmont/Okarche
    Newspaper:  Piedmont Publishing Company
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description:  If you are a dynamic sports writer who loves making High School kids look like professional athletes then you need to work for us. Piedmont and Okarche are located right on the edge of the OKC metro area and have some of the best sports programs in the state for you to cover. If you write compelling sports stories are an excellent photographer and can paginate a lot of sports pages each week then this job is for you. Come work in a country market with OKC amenities just minutes away. Call or e-mail today and we can get you started right away!
    Contact: Email Publisher Randy K. Anderson, randyk.anderson@sbcglobal.net, or call (405) 517-5168 

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Elk City, OK
    Newspaper:  The Elk City News
    Job Description:  The Elk City News is seeking a full-time sports editor to cover high school sports in Elk City and surrounding communities.
    Applicants must be self-motivated and willing to provide both sports copy and photographs. This position also requires some page building.
    Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is preferred, but we're happy to train the right person.
    Conveniently located between Oklahoma City and Amarillo, Elk City has been named one of the state's safest cities and is consistently recognized as one of Oklahoma's best small towns to live, work and raise a family.
    Contact:  Send resume, writing and photography samples to Larissa Copeland, Managing Editor, at larissa@ecdailynews.com or call 580-225-3000.

  • Digital Marketing Director

    City:  Perry, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  Perry Daily Journal
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description:  Coordinating digital marketing platforms for the newspaper.
    The Perry Daily Journal is accepting resumes for full-time position as digital marketing representative. Training available. Hourly plus commission and benefits. Looking for outgoing personality.
    Contact: Send resume to loripdjnews@yahoo.com.

  • Lead Pressman

    City:  Stigler
    Newspaper:  Stigler Printing
    Job Description:  Looking for a strong Lead Pressman to help in the operation of our night shift. Must have 5 years experience as a Lead Pressman and experience on a V-25 Harris is a plus. Job will include overseeing the quality, production and maintenance of the presses. Also enforcing of company rules and regulations.
    Contact:  Send resume to ron@stiglerprinting.com or call to set up an interview. Production Manager, Ron Wolfe, 918-967-8768 ext. 239

  • Editor

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  The Journal Record
    Job Description:  The Journal Record is the premier daily general business and legal news source in Oklahoma City. We are an award-winning publication and we’re committed to the highest standards of journalism ethics and excellence.
    We are looking for an editor to develop and manage content for our wide array of digital and print news and information services. In this position, you are the face of the organization. You establish and maintain relationships within the business community, in Oklahoma City and throughout the state, and you provide leadership to the entire Journal Record organization.
    Responsibilities include:
    • managing the people who make up our award-winning newsroom
    • managing the content and navigability of our websites
    • assembling daily and breaking news alerts
    • continually working on features and innovations to serve readers and build paid audience
    • leading the preparation of our daily newspaper and special publications
    • serving as the company’s top representative at each of our events throughout the year
    We are seeking an experienced, digitally savvy editor with a strong track record working in a daily or weekly newspaper environment. You must be a proven leader with strong journalism skills and excellent management skills.
    The Journal Record is part of BridgeTower Media, provider of business and law news and information in markets across the country. We offer competitive pay, great benefits and a great team atmosphere.
    BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.
    Contact:  If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications please send your resume along with cover letter to apply-a2n5qet98in1@applicantstack.com

  • Marketing Director/Advertising Sales Manager

    City:  Flexible but market is located in western Oklahoma (near Enid)

    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable base salary plus commission based upon experience or education
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a marketing director or advertising sales manager to help with the marketing strategies of its four weekly newspapers (located in Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, and Seiling), and to be a leader for advertising sales as well as develop advertising strategies for our customers and our affiliated company P&R Herefords LLC (a registered Hereford seed-stock cattle operation). Applicant must be willing to make cold calls and travel to make personal visits to potential customers for both the newspapers and the cattle industry. Work hours are flexible but performance goals must be met as agreed to upon the applicant and company management. The person will work with the Managing Editors and the Publisher of the papers as well and will have the opportunity to hire staff as well if performance and sales require more help. Applicants with a degree in business marketing/sales, animal science/livestock merchandising, ag econ/marketing, or agricultural communications, or actual sales experience will receive preference but any interested party is encouraged to apply.
    Contact:  Interested applicants should submit a resume and references to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@pandrherefords.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743

  • Staff Reporter

    City:  Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, Seiling, Oklahoma

    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable based upon experience
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a staff reporter to cover school and community news in the communities of Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, and Seiling Oklahoma. Applicants should have a degree in journalism/mass communications or a related field (Agriculture Communications) or comparable on the job experience. Preference will be given to those with experience in reporting and/or editing pursuant to AP style guidelines as well as those that possess experience with Adobe Creative Suite software including InDesign CS5.5 and Photoshop. Photography and videography skills are a big plus as well. This is not an 8 to 5 job but salary and pay will be based off a 40 hour work week. Job location is flexible as the position will require travel between all four communities.

    Contact Information:  Interested applicants should submit a resume and professional writing clips to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@pandrherefords.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743

  • Managing Editor

    City:  Okeene, OK
    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable base salary plus incentive and bonuses pay with some benefits based on experience
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a managing editor for The Okeene Record and The Canton Times in Okeene & Canton Oklahoma (one position oversees both papers). The editor will be responsible for reporting on all aspects of the companies Okeene and Canton community markets including hard news, features, enterprise stories and investigative pieces. In addition the position will require copy editing and pagination work (laying out and design of the paper) as well as working with our local advertisers and our advertising sales staff. Qualified candidates should have a degree in journalism/mass communications or a related field (Agriculture Communications). Preference will be given to those with experience in reporting and editing pursuant to AP style guidelines as well as those that possess experience with Adobe Creative Suite software including InDesign CS5.5 and Photoshop. Experience with InDesign CS software is required. The Managing Editor will work with our reporters and other staff and must be a team player. Our company is looking to expand and we want to find a career driven person that can help our company grow.

    Contact: Interested applicants should submit a resume and professional writing clips to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@pandrherefords.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743

  • Editor

    City:  Muenster, Texas
    Newspaper:  Muenster Enterprise
    Job Description:  The Muenster Enterprise and Lindsay Letter are award winning sister publications in search of a dedicated editorial leader who can do it all. If you are as comfortable shooting a football game as you are covering commissioner's court; we have the opportunity for you. Our next editor will need to manage a small staff with a list of stringers and community contributors; be the face of the newspaper at public events; and work closely with the publisher and sales team on ideas to help grow revenue in a thriving market. Some layout work will be required, so  InDesign and PhotoShop experience is preferred. Valid drivers license and clean driving record required.
    Contact:  For more information, please forward resume, clips and cover letter to Austin Lewter, Group Publisher at publisher@ntin.net.

  • General Assignment Reporter

    City:  McAlester
    Newspaper:  CNHI/McAlester News-Capital
    Salary:  negotiable
    Job Description:  The nationally-recognized McAlester News-Capital is seeking an experienced general assignment reporter. This candidate must be able to skillfully cover the education and/or hospital beats with breaking news on deadline, in addition to crafting non-deadline public interest stories. The candidate must be able to thrive in a digital-first newsroom and have a nose for news that matters.
    We're seeking a team player — someone who is self-driven, self-motivated and aggressively pursues meaningful stories with a single byline or as part of a team. In addition, a love of the English language and grammar is necessary. This person must have a stable, proven work history with good references. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
    The MN-C is in McAlester, which is considered the hub of southeast Oklahoma and located just a few hours away from Dallas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. We pride ourselves in growing people looking to hone their skills and add to their journalist toolbox.
    Contact:  If interested, please email resume, creative cover letter and 3-5 writing samples to aohanlon@mcalesternews.com.

  • Advertising Rep

    City:  Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper:  Stigler News Sentinel
    Job Description:  Assist Advertising manager in daily advertising needs. Needs to be self motivated, have great work ethic, be good at multi tasking and have strong organizational skills. Will train.
    Contact: Send email to Assistant Publisher Summer Long, summer@stiglernews.com, or phone 918-967-4655 ext 232.

  • Reporter

    City:  Stigler, Ok
    Newspaper:  Stigler News Sentinel
    Job Description:  Assist in local news coverage. Must have journalism background and working knowledge of AP style, Candidates must also have experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and DSLR cameras. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work for a company and people who are passionate about what they do.
    Contact: Send email to Assistant Publisher Summer Long, summer@stiglernews.com, or phone 918-967-4655 ext 232.

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