Page designer/reporter

City:  Ardmore
Newspaper:  The Ardmoreite
Salary:  $25,000-$30,000 annually
Job Description:  The Ardmoreite, a Saturday through Friday award-winning daily in beautiful southern Oklahoma, has a full-time opening for a page designer with reporting skills. This position includes the area communities/general assignment beats and is also responsible for participating in daily page layout and posting to our web site.
The ideal candidate is well versed in In Design and Photoshop and has experience in creating eye-catching page designs that draw the reader in while graphically telling the story. Accuracy, time-management, organizational and people skills are also required to be successful in this position. A degree in journalism or related field is required, plus a minimum of two years experience in a small daily or large weekly.
We have a morning publishing cycle which requires evening work hours.
The Ardmoreite newsroom is a talented, diverse 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, references and writing and design clips to: Lynn Adams, Managing Editor, c/o The Ardmoreite, 117 W. Broadway, Ardmore, OK, 73401 or email lynn.adams@ardmoreite.com and copy to kim.benedict@ardmoreite.com with ‘Page Designer’ in the subject line. EOE