Jobs Wanted

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  • Experienced Production Manager

    Name: John Tanner
    Education:
    1985 – 1988    Falconer Central School, Business and Art
    1988 – 1990    Jamestown Community College, Business
    Experience:    
        The Post-Journal    2011 – Current, Production Manager
        Buffalo Newspress Inc.    2004 – 2011, Bindery Manager
        The Post-Journal    2000 – 2004, Production Manager
            1999 – 2000, Commercial Print Manager
            1991 – 1999, Pre-Press
    Duties: Responsible to schedule personnel in pressroom, bindery, prepress and pick up & delivery.
    Coordinate and schedule the production for each of the 4 newspapers and commercial customers for all 5 departments.
    Supervise quality control of production for each department.
    Manage and order the inventory for production such as paper, ink, plates and press supplies.
    Attend new commercial customer sales calls as well as meeting with existing customers.
    Solicite new customers.
    Create quotes for pricing commercial jobs and in-house projects
    Generate the bills for commercial customers.
    Execute end of month job costing.
    Direct communication with commercial customers for production as well as problem solving and complaints.
    Compose monthly and yearly multi-million dollar forecasts for commercial jobs and in-house projects for all 4 newspapers.
    Calculate yearly budget for employee wages and salaries.
    Interview and hire new employees and give periodic reviews.
    Authority to administer discipline, including termination.
    On call 24/7 for any production questions or problems in all departments.
    Remote access to handle prepress issues.
    Additional Skills & Equipment
    Quark, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop
    Goss Urbanite, Muller Martini, Cron CTP, Kodak CTP
    Information:  To utilize my unbeatable work ethic, superior attention to detail, and 25+ years in the print industry to seek new opportunities.
    Contact: tanner.johnandjenn@gmail.com

  • Freelance Writer/Editor

    Name: Van Mitchell
    Education: Oklahoma State University, graduate in journalism, 1997.
    Experience: I have over 23 years experience writing for newspaper, magazine and online publications doing news, business, sports, features and profile stories and photos..
    Information: I am seeking freelance/part-time work for publications in Oklahoma and surrounding states..
    Contact: Email vanhmitchell@gmail.com or phone (405) 612-4758.

  • Freelance Writer-Editor

    Name: Everett Brazil
    Education: B.S. Agricultural Communications, Oklahoma State University, 2006.
    Experience: Editor, The Hollis News/The Red River Sun, April 2012-Present.
    Writer, Great American Media Services, March 2008-Present.
    Writer, Farm Progress Cos., November 2008-March 2013.
    Information: I am the Hollis, Okla. editor for The Red River Sun newspaper, which also covers areas of Texas. I have occasional time to work with other publications, and would love to talk with interested publications in Oklahoma and Texas for part-time or freelance work. I can send a full resume, along with references and work samples.
    Contact: Please contact me at trey_399@msn.com or phone (405) 990-4960.
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