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  • Advertising Sales

    City: North Central Oklahoma
    Newspaper: CVCommunications
    Job Description & Requirements: A home-owned weekly newspaper in North Central Oklahoma has an amazing opportunity for seasoned advertising sales professional to take over a strong foundation of advertising accounts and build a marketing empire. We are looking for a driven individual who is not afraid to make cold calls and has a passion to help his or her clients get the most out of their advertising budgets. We are the only weekly newspaper in an vibrant city with a strong economy. 
    Contact:  Email a cover letter and resume to: cvcomhiring@gmail.com

  • Sports Reporter

    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable base salary plus incentive and bonuses pay with benefits based on experience.
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a sports reporter/staff writer to cover the company’s weekly newspaper markets in Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, Seiling, and Thomas. The sports reporter will be responsible for reporting on local school sporting events across the area. Qualified candidates should have a degree in journalism/mass communications or a related field (Agriculture Communications), or comparable actual job experience. The reporter will work with our sports editor, managing editors, and other staff and must be a team player. Candidates must be able to use Microsoft Office software (Word & Excel). Our company is looking to expand and we want to find a career driven person that can help our company grow. Living in western Oklahoma is not required but will help make job performance easier.
    Contact:  Interested applicants should submit a resume and professional writing clips to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@trailmiller.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743.

  • Reporter/Staff Writer

    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a reporter/staff writer to cover the company’s weekly newspaper markets in Hennessey, Okeene, Canton, Sailing, and Thomas. The reporter/staff writer will be responsible for reporting in all of our western Oklahoma markets, including hard news, features, enterprise stories, and investigative pieces. Qualified candidates should have a degree in journalism/mass communications or a related field (Agriculture Communications), or comparable actual job experience. The reporter will work with our managing editors, and other staff and must be a team player. Candidates must be able to use Microsoft Office software (Word & Excel). Our company is looking to expand and we want to find a career driven person that can help our company grow. Living in western Oklahoma is not required but will help make job performance easier.
    Contact:  Contact: Interested applicants should submit a resume and professional writing clips to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@trailmiller.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743.

  • Managing Editor

    City:  Seiling, Oklahoma
    Newspaper:  Trail Miller Co., LLC
    Salary:  Negotiable base salary plus incentive and bonuses pay with benefits based on experience.
    Job Description:  Trail Miller Co. LLC is seeking a managing editor for The Dewey County Record. The editor will be responsible for reporting on all aspects of the Seiling and Dewey County market, including hard news, features, enterprise stories and investigative pieces, and all copy editing. In addition the position will require working with our advertising staff and other company personnel. Qualified candidates should have a degree in journalism/mass communications or a related field (Agriculture Communications), or comparable actual job experience. 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 not required. Experience with Microsoft Office software (i.e. Word and Excel) 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. Living in Seiling is not required but will help make job performance easier.
    Contact:  Interested applicants should submit a resume and professional writing clips to Managing Publisher Paul Laubach at paul@trailmiller.com or call Paul at (405) 664-7743.

  • Part-Time Reporter

    City:  Yukon/Piedmont
    Newspaper:  Yukon Progress / Piedmont-Surrey Gazette|}
    Salary:  $40-$50 Per Story DOQ
    Job Description:  Part-time reporter needed to cover various stories in Canadian County, with topics ranging from local government and crime to human interest features and profiles. Quality writing is critical; previous journalism experience a plus and photography skills a bonus. Successful candidate has potential to advance quickly.
    Contact Information:  Email editor@yukonprogress.com

  • Sports Editor

    City:  McAlester, OK
    Newspaper:  McAlester News-Capital
    Salary:  Negotiable
    Job Description:  The nationally recognized McAlester News-Capital is seeking an enthusiastic sports editor. This candidate must be able to skillfully manage coverage of multiple sports, write accurate and clean content for quick digital distribution, be efficient with online publishing tools and social media, design pages on deadline, and more.
    Preferred candidates will have a degree in journalism, communications or related field, or equivalent experience. Candidates must possess the ability to work quickly and accurately with a Web-based content management system. Candidates must be skilled in writing more than just a gamer.
    We're seeking a team player — someone who is self-driven, self-motivated and aggressively pursues meaningful stories. We offer competitive pay and benefits. We also pride ourselves in growing people looking to hone their skills and add to their journalist toolbox.
    The MN-C is in McAlester, which is considered the hub of southeast Oklahoma and located just a few hours from Dallas, Fort Smith, Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
    Contact:  Interested candidates can email resume, cover letter and 3-5 writing samples to News Editor Adrian O’Hanlon III at aohanlon@mcalesternews.com.

  • Newspaper Image Coordinator/Advertising Assistant

    City: Oklahoma City, OK
    Company: Oklahoma Press Service
    Job Description: Oklahoma Press Service is searching for a friendly, detail-oriented, tech-savvy person to fill a full-time opening on our team.  This position is critical to the efforts of both the Digital Archive / News Tracking Department and the Advertising Department at OPS. The right candidate will be highly organized, able to complete tasks with a sense of urgency, and willing to learn new processes.
    1. Must be able to move/lift a tub of newspapers.
    2. Must be able to work from a standing position if job requires it (such as shooting images in the camera system.)
    3. Must be able to descend/ascend stairs.
    4. Must be able to make telephone calls or electronic mail contact with member papers on a regular basis and converse with key newspaper personnel about digital image uploading, advertising placements, etc.
    5. Must be computer literate and willing to train on unfamiliar software.
    6. Must have the ability to look at a problem and use provided tools to solve it.
    Full-time position, with competitive wage.  Benefits and paid holidays after orientation.
    Contact: Contact Keith Burgin, Director of Archives and News Tracking, by email at kburgin@okpress.com or phone 405-499-0024.

  • Multi-Media Sales Executive

    City:  Shawnee, OK
    Newspaper:  The Shawnee News-Star
    Job Description:  The Shawnee News-Star is looking for a bright, energetic individual to provide marketing solutions that help local businesses grow their market and increase their digital footprint. The position includes an assigned/established territory of existing customers and new prospects and requires strong communication, time management, creative and presentation skills. While previous sales experience is preferred, it's not required. The News-Star provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.
    Contact:  Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with Shawnee Marketing in the subject line. 

  • Managing Editor

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  NonDoc.com
    Salary Range:  $45,000
    Job Description:  The Managing Editor is responsible for helping to direct editorial operations, managing contributor content, editing content and creating original content. The Managing Editor is also involved in social media management, readership engagement, assisting with site maintenance and making presentation decisions. All employees of NonDoc Media are expected to assist with organizational events.
    Qualified applicants will possess at least three years’ experience in professional journalism and must exhibit proficient language and computer skills. Familiarity with Word Press is a plus, and AP style and grammar rules are required knowledge.
    This position involves a balance of editing and reporting about civic and cultural matters, predominantly in the state of Oklahoma. For the year 2020, NonDoc’s news coverage will largely examine Oklahoma’s legislative session (February through May) and election cycle.
    Contact:  To apply: Send a cover letter, a resume, two writing samples and any other relevant work samples to Editorial@NonDoc.com.
    Application Deadline: Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.
    Preferred Start Date: Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.
  • Reporter

    City:  Duncan, OK
    Newspaper:  The Duncan Banner
    Job Description:  The Duncan Banner is searching for an enthusiastic journalist to contribute in the publication of timely and accurate news. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer with a passion for the job capable of both informing and entertaining our readers.
    The job typically involves reading press releases, researching articles, establishing and maintaining relationships with contacts in the community, interviewing sources and writing and taking photos for not only the newspaper but also magazines and online platforms including social media outlets. The ideal candidate should exert enthusiasm, stamina, determination, confidence, perseverance, excellent oral and written skills, interpersonal skills and a good moral and ethical compass while also maintaining a calm attitude under pressure.
    Requirements:
    • Proven working experience as a journalist or reporter
    • Portfolio of published articles or newscasts
    • Ability to follow strict deadlines and fast-check information
    • Current knowledge of headlines
    • Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases). Adobe InDesign and Photoshop are also required for the position and experience is preferred, though we are willing to train the right candidate.
    • Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude in extracting information
    • Good observation and deduction skills
    • Integrity and morality
    • Degree in journalism or relevant field
    Contact:  Contact Crystal Childers at The Duncan Banner. Email addirector@duncanbanner.com or phone 580-255-5354 x 104.

  • Editor

    City: Chanute, Kansas
    Newspaper: The Chanute Tribune
    Salary: Negotiable
    Job Description: A full-time editor is needed at The Chanute Tribune, a five-day daily in southeast Kansas. The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge of and experience in InDesign and Photoshop, a good eye for page design, understand the importance of our digital presence, have a demonstrable talent for covering local community news and uncovering special feature stories, and the ability and desire to be a team leader. Our small newspaper group, with our sister paper the Parsons Sun, is independently owned and will stay that way. We are located in the hub of southeast Kansas, two hours or less from KC, Tulsa, Wichita and Joplin. We offer health, dental and life insurance, as well as generous paid time off. Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a long-term opportunity to be an important part of our community and our newspaper family.
    Contact: Send resume with references and story/photo samples to Shanna L. Guiot, Publisher, PO Box 559, Chanute, KS 66720 or email to shanna@chanute.com

  • Reporter

    City: Chandler, OK
    Newspaper: Central Oklahoma Publications
    Salary: TBD
    Job Description: We need a reporter with photo and layout skills to write for our three papers in Lincoln County. It's an interesting area with a lot of news and a chance to do things you might not get to experience otherwise. The papers are The Lincoln County News, the Tri-County Herald and the Stroud American.
    Contact:  Email resume and letter to Brian Blansett at brian@tricountyherald.com

  • AR Clerk

    City: Norman, OK
    Newspaper: The Norman Transcript
    Salary: Negotiable based upon experience
    Job Description: The Norman Transcript in Norman, Okla., is seeking an experienced Accounts Receivable clerk. This position is an intricate part of the advertising and business office. Responsibilities include customer service, data entry, filing, account reconciliation and month end closing.
    Requires an organized, self-starting, outgoing personality, with the ability to multi-task and work well with staff and members of the community. Basic accounting knowledge and familiarity with newspaper operation is a plus.
    Full-time position to be filled immediately.
    The Norman Transcript 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: Send resumes to Stephanie Brackett at slbrackett@cnhi.com

  • Page Layout/Copy Editor

    City:  Norman, OK
    Newspaper:  The Norman Transcript
    Salary:  Negotiable based upon experience
    Job Description:  The Norman Transcript in Norman, Okla., is seeking an experienced page designer to join our newsroom staff. The ideal candidate will be experienced with InDesign and NewsEditPro. The page designer/copy editor's primary responsibility will be building daily pages and special sections and giving locally produced content a final read. The designer would also create centerpiece layouts for special stories and help tell stories visually through graphic elements such as charts and photo illustrations.
    Strong typography skills, creativity, an attention to detail and excellent news judgement are a must.
    This is a full-time position that requires work on nights and weekends.
    The Norman Transcript 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: Applicants should apply online to Editor Christie Swanson at cswanson@normantranscript.com Include a detailed resume, with cover letter and examples of work.

  • Advertising Manager

    City:  Harrison, Arkansas
    Publication:  Harrison Daily Times
    Salary:  $40K to $65K
    Job Description:  Advertising Manager Needed
    Phillips Media Group (Harrison Daily Times) is looking for a highly motivated, creative Multimedia Sales Manager to lead of our print and online advertising sales team. This is a challenging opportunity for an individual who possesses an understanding of marketing and advertising with a proven ability to develop effective and creative sales programs for small and medium-sized businesses. Located in the beautiful Arkansas Ozarks, we also produce niche publications and a tourism magazine.
    This position requires the ability to develop specific market solutions based on client formal needs analysis; have an understanding of accounts business and industry to develop effective advertising programs; good communication skills; multi-tasking skills with strong focus on detail, managing budgets and contracts; the ability to deliver multi-media solutions under pressure of tight deadlines. The ideal candidate should possess a high level of business sales acumen, marketing experience, digital understanding and creative flair.
    Our group is comprised of three daily newspapers, six weeklies plus shopper and affiliates. We enjoy a high quality of life and a low cost of living. As a team leader, your voice will be heard and your opinion matters. We offer an excellent pay plan and benefits programs including mileage reimbursement and other expenses, medical, dental and vision plans, paid personal time, life insurance and a 401k program. The typical work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Earning potential (salary plus commission) is in the high 40s or greater with success.
    Contact: To apply for and learn more about this position, send resume with cover letter to jimp@phillipsmedia.com. Phillips Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • General Manager/Editor

    City:  Helena, AR
    Publication:  The Helena World
    Salary:  Based on skills and experience
    Job Description:  The Helena World, one of the oldest newspapers in Arkansas, is looking for an energetic individual willing to take on a wide variety of tasks as the General Manager and Editor of this weekly publication. Duties include reporting on all types of community events and government meetings, laying out and designing the newspaper, supervising all aspects of the news and editorial operations, working closely with advertising for the design and placement of ads, working with the printer and meeting deadlines, updating the website, supervising two employees, and other duties as needed as part of being responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the publication. This person will also update the website daily and write a weekly column. Candidates must possess strong writing, editing, photography, social media, pagination, management, and organizational skills. Salary will be determined based on skills and experience.
    Contact: Please send a resume and cover letter to helenaworld2019@gmail.com.

  • Advertising Manager/Salesperson

    City:  Helena, AR
    Publication:  The Helena World
    Salary:  Commensurate with skills and experience
    Job Description:  The Helena World, one of the oldest newspapers in Arkansas, is looking for a self-starter for the position of Advertising Manager/Salesperson for this weekly publication and website. The successful candidate will get involved in the community, have the ability to communicate effectively, and be willing to lead by example. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the business’s advertising initiatives to achieve monthly goals, planning and implementing revenue generating promotions for both print and online, working with the, general manager/editor and publisher to make sure the paper is designed well and meets all required deadlines. A salary and commission package will be offered that is commensurate with skills and experience.
    Contact: Please send a resume and cover letter to helenaworld2019@gmail.com.

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