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  • Ad Director

    City:  Elk City, OK
    Company:  Beckham County Media, LLC
    Salary:  Commensurate with experience
    Job Description:  The Elk City News is looking for an Ad Director. Must be able to train a new staff, create and manage new products and meet goals. 

    Contact: Send inquiries to Scott Wesner at wesnermedia@gmail.com

  • Advertising Director

    City:  Ponca City, OK
    Newspaper:  Ponca City News
    Salary:  commensurate with experience
    Job Description:  Historic, newly-acquired newspaper poised for significant growth and expansion is seeking an advertising director to hire, develop and lead (by example) an advertising team. A passion for serving our advertising partners, our community, and the team is required. An ability to develop and execute creative advertising programs, promotions and specials that produce results for our business community is crucial. A laser-like focus on revenue growth is a must.
    Contact: Interested? Please email your resume and strong references to josh@poncacitynews.com for immediate consideration. EOE

  • Real Estate/Retail Reporter

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper/Company:  BridgeTower Media (The Journal Record)
    Job Description:  The Journal Record, an award-winning business-to-business publication and the most definitive source of business and legislative news in Oklahoma, is seeking a hard-charging reporter and meticulous writer to cover real estate and retail.
    In addition to covering the markets in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, he or she will cover real estate and retail news in communities across Oklahoma. We’re looking for someone who can break news about the biggest real estate and retail developments in the state. The winning candidate must also be a thoughtful writer who can translate complex issues into simple prose.
    In addition to covering real estate and retail, our ideal candidate will serve as The Journal Record’s digital strategist. As The Journal Record's digital strategist, you will be expected to manage social media posts, evaluate website analytics and develop tactics and goals for technology-rich projects. This position is critical to The Journal Record's overall editorial and business strategy. In addition to covering real estate and retail, you will play a chief role in defining The Journal Record's digital future. You will be responsible for optimizing our website to create the best experience for readers. Also, the position will work with reporters to package stories in ways that best serve our audience.
    With offices in downtown Oklahoma City, The Journal Record is one of 44 print and digital publications owned by BridgeTower Media, a leading business-to-business media company.
    The Journal Record offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package
    APPLICATIONS: To apply for this position, go here: https://ghm.applicantstack.com/x/detail-bridgetowermedia/a2n5qethc7g0 

  • Editor

    City: Seminole, OK
    Newspaper: The Seminole Producer
    Job Description: EDITOR for high energy smaller daily newspaper in central Oklahoma. Your newsroom writing and editing skills can lead your career to newer heights and running your own newsroom operations. We are a privately owned company of newspapers with a promising future. We seek an experienced, existing newspaper writer/editor or a #2 looking to make a move up and prove their abilities. A journalism degree is desired but will consider other with appropriate work experience in newsroom applications. You will cover everything from local government, hard news to ribbon cuttings and education. We are searching for a candidate to become a part of our community, build relationships, teach, mentor and most importantly cover. Proven experience with Macintosh, Indesign and Photoshop or applicable experience is required. Excels in photography a plus. We offer an excellent competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation benefits. A strong active community with an excellent quality of life.
    Contact: To apply email resume, work samples and salary requirements to admin@seminoleproducer.com

  • Multimedia Sales Executive

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Journal Record Publishing Company
    Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Incentive
    Job Description:  Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of media professionals and connecting with Oklahoma’s business and legal leaders? The Journal Record, an award-winning daily general business and legal news source in Oklahoma City, is seeking an experienced, strategic, innovative, and results-oriented sales professional to sell the Tinker Take Off and other Tinker Air Force Base publications. The ideal candidate will have experience selling sponsorships, print, digital and special product advertising. Google certification is a plus. A strong understanding of audience based selling is required.
    You must be motivated, high energy, adept at managing multiple projects and deadlines at once and have a proven record of reaching and exceeding monthly and quarterly sales goals. This role will take on existing accounts but will be expected to grow new business through networking, referrals, client meetings and generating qualified leads.
    We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.
    BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.
    Contact:  https://ghm.applicantstack.com/x/login-bridgetowermedia or contact Sarah Barrow at sbarrow@journalrecord.com

  • Writer

    City:  Durant, Okla.
    Newspaper Company:  Durant Democrat/Graystone Media Group
    Salary Range:  $450-$550
    Job Description:  The Durant Democrat newspaper has an immediate opening for a full-time general assignment writer who can also cover sports. We cover a wide variety of news in Bryan County and produce several print products, including magazines. Writing experience required. Schedule is flexible but will generally be Monday-Friday. We work in recently renovated offices with a good group of people. Compensation is based on quality of work but is competitive. We have a full slate of benefits, including an IRA.
    Contact:  Larry Miller, publisher, at Larry@DurantDemocrat.com.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Sallisaw, OK
    Newspaper:  Sequoyah County Times
    Salary:  Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include partially-paid health insurance, mileage, cell phone reimbursement and two weeks’ annual vacation.
    Job Description:  The Sequoyah County Times is an award-winning, twice-weekly newspaper that covers eight high schools in classes A to 4A. The sports editor shares coverage of the schools with the sports editor of its sister newspapers in the county.
    The position calls for using editorial judgment to write stories, take photos and layout sports pages using InDesign (If you are not strong on InDesign, we have resources to cover that). Duties also include updating our website and doing short video interviews for Facebook. As sports editor of the Sequoyah County Times, you decide what to publish and how many pages you need. We are interested in eye-pleasing design and stories with insight and analysis along with stats.
    Cookson Hills Publishers, Inc., a family-owned company publishes seven newspapers in McIntosh, Okmulgee and Sequoyah Counties.
    Contact:  Jeff Mayo, Publisher, jeffmayo@seqcotimes.com

  • Advertising Sales

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Company:  Senior News and Living and Oklahoma’s Nursing Times.
    Salary:  Salary and commissions
    Job Description:  Immediate opening. We Are seeking an Advertising Sales executive to continue our growth in both the monthly Senior News and Living and our weekly Oklahoma’s Nursing Times (registered and licensed practical nurses). These are two very uniques niche publications with a strong readership and advertising following. View publications at www.seniornewsandliving.com and www.oknursingtimes.com . Full and part time options available.
    Contact: Call Steve at 405-631-5100 ext 4 for more info or email stevene@okcnursingtimes.com

  • Staff Writer

    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 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. Future ownership of the business is also a strong possibility for the right candidate.
    Contact:  Send resumes to lcnchandler@sbcglobal.net.

  • Sports Editor

    City:  Canadian, Texas
    Newspaper:  The Canadian Record
    Job Description:  The Canadian Record (www.canadianrecord.com) is accepting applicants for the position of Sports Editor. We are an independently-owned, award-winning weekly newspaper located in the northeastern Texas Panhandle. The sports editor is responsible for covering all sports events, from football to golf to rodeo—with a focus on our high school athletic program, which includes a four-time state champion and 2018 state finalist football team, two-time state champion boys basketball team, the reining 11-time district champion and 2017 state champion girls basketball team, and defending region-qualifying cross-country, track, golf and tennis teams. Coverage includes weekly print and online reports and photos, as well as daily social-media updates. If you are ready to launch your career in sports coverage with a successful program, there is nowhere better to be. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in writing, digital photography, graphic design, Photoshop and InDesign.
    Contact:  Please send your letter of interest, resume, portfolio/writing samples and references to Editor/Publisher Laurie Ezzell Brown at laurie@canadianrecord.com, or by mail to The Canadian Record, PO Box 898, Canadian, TX 79014. Questions: call 806.323.6461 or 806.570.3033.

  • Several Positions Available in Springfield area

    State: Missouri
    Newspaper Company: Phillips Media Group
    Description: Attention graduating Journalism/Communication students and seasoned professionals. Phillips Media Group has positions available across our family of successful community weeklies in the Springfield area soon. A combination of growth, retirements and turnover necessitate the addition of several teammates to our family of weeklies.
    Positions include:
        Reporter – community weekly in Bolivar
        Sports reporter – community weekly in Buffalo (starting 5/20)
        Editor – community weekly in Buffalo (starting 5/20)
        Sales Executive – community weekly, Ozark (starting asap)
        Marketing Assistant – community weekly in Bolivar/Marshfield
        Customer Service/Circulation Retention representative – corporate office, Bolivar
    CONTACT: If you are interested in joining a growing, successful newspaper company, send us your resume and cover letter. We would love to hear from you. Jamey Honeycutt, Group Publisher, jameyh@phillipsmedia.com. Email resume and include contact number for phone interview or to set up in-person interview. Competitive pay and benefits. Equal opportunity employer

  • Web Editor (Associate Editor)

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  Oklahoma Today magazine
    Job Description:  Do you have proven skills in the area of web content creation, social media, SEO, and analytics? Have you built a brand's social media and web presence from nothing? Do you geek out on turning information into dollars? You might be the person for us.
    Oklahoma Today is seeking a web editor to handle all web content and social media. With a website relaunch coming this summer, we are looking for someone with a proven track record of driving readership, engagement, and subscriptions using a smart social media presence, a focus on search engine optimization and analytics, and web advertising to grow a beloved, sixty-three-year-old brand in the twenty-first century.
    Successful applicants will be able to show a history of web and social media management that either grew an existing brand or established a new one in ways that can be proven. In other words, show us the receipts.
    This position also will write occasional pieces for the print magazine, assist with managing the internship program, and do some factchecking when needed and available.
    A bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communications, or a related field is required, as are three to five years working in digital media, preferably for a journalistic entity or other media brand. Successful applicants will be familiar with Google Analytics, all social media platforms, podcasting, and video editing. An interest in and knowledge of Oklahoma destinations, travel, food, culture, and history is a major plus.
    Contact: Send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to nathan.gunter@travelok.com no later than April 17.
  • News Editor

    City:  Ardmore, OK
    Newspaper:  The Ardmoreite
    Salary:  $30,000 to $35,000
    Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a multi-media award-winning information company and 5-day newspaper in beautiful southern Oklahoma, is seeking a dynamic news editor to join our team.
    The news editor is the number 2 position in the newsroom and is responsible for reporting on all aspects of our local communities including hard news, features, enterprise stories and investigative pieces, but will focus primarily on education. In addition, the position will require some copy editing, editorial writing and pagination work. AP style is a must.
    The ideal candidate has a degree in journalism or related field, experience in InDesign and Photoshop and a minimum of two years of newsroom experience. Accuracy, time-management, organizational and people skills are also required to be successful in this position. This is a fast-paced environment that embraces quality journalism and offers a broad experience that includes digital and social media strategies.
    The Ardmoreite newsroom is a talented group of journalists who create a progressive and creative atmosphere. We offer a competitive salary, 401k and health insurance opportunities as well as paid time off.
    We are located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, which is on I35, equi-distance from Oklahoma City and Dallas. We cover five counties and our area offers great schools, medical care, recreational and cultural opportunities.
    Contact:  Please send letter of interest, resume and writing and design clips to: Robby Short, Managing Editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email to robby.short@ardmoreite.com and kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with ‘news editor’ in the subject line. EOE

  • Director of Epic News Network

    City:  Oklahoma City
    Newspaper:  Epic Charter Schools
    Job Description:  To see the full job posting and submit an application, please visit https://epic.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=127
    Contact:  Shelly Hickman, Assistant Superintendent of External Affairs. Email shelly.hickman@epiccharterschools.org or phone 405-749-4550.

  • General Assignment Reporter

    City:  Ponca City, OK
    Newspaper:  The Ponca City News
    Job Description:  Must be dependable, organized and a self-starter. Previous writing experience and knowledge of In-Design and NewsEdit Pro a plus.
    Contact: 
    Email resume to Kristi Hayes, Managing Editor, at kristi@poncacitynews.com or 300 North Third, Ponca City, Okla. 74601.

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