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General Assignment Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Panola Watchman
Email: 
employment@news-journal.com
Location: 
Carthage. TX

The Panola Watchman, an award-winning twice weekly newspaper based in Carthage, TX, is seeking a local news reporter who can play a big role at a small paper. With a “digital first, print best” attitude, this position will cover news and features through print, digital and photographs.

Candidates will have:

Strong writing and interviewing skills
The ability to generate story ideas independently and collaborate with online and print staff on news and enterprise
Basic photography skills
Ability to cover and advance news using social media tools
Proven ability to meet deadlines
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, curious and dedicated to fair and accurate reporting. We need reporters who are comfortable interacting with all types of people – from sources to readers – and who can skillfully relay both the hard news and the human interest story.

Two years of newspaper experience is preferred, but will consider recent graduate with good clips from internship or college newspaper work. Candidates must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance and must be able to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, clips or links to published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the job requirements to employment@news-journal.com. Please be sure to include position name in subject line of your email.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Advertising Sales Rep

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Advertising Sales Rep
Company: 
Panola Watchman
Email: 
employment@news-journal.com
Location: 
Carthage. TX

The Panola Watchman, located in Carthage, TX, is seeking an experienced sales person to source and schedule retail advertising.

Candidates will have a proven ability to:

Develop and present advertising campaigns, strategies and budgets to existing and potential advertisers
Sell and up-sell advertising contracts to existing and potential advertisers
Sell non-traditional newspaper projects, including niche publications, commercial print and advertising, digital advertising, special sections and special events
Assist with design and layout of sold and spec ads to meet clients’ advertising needs
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and a strong communicator with the ability to connect with a wide variety of personalities. We need a Sales Executive to not just maintain – but actually grow – a territory; someone who can help an advertiser think outside the box to see how their business will benefit from an association with the paper and its audience; a strategic thinker who can also meet deadlines.

Prior experience in a similar job is strongly preferred. Valid drivers license and auto insurance required. Candidates must successfully complete a background check and drug screen.

We offer competitive base salary plus commission, paid time off, paid holidays and an excellent benefits package.

Please email resume to employment@news-journal.com. Be sure to include job title in the subject line of your email.

EOE/M/F/V/D

General Assignment Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
reporter
Company: 
Elgin Courier
Email: 
lauren.jette@elgincourier.com
Location: 
Bastrop County

The Elgin Courier is looking for an energetic reporter to join this award-winning weekly newspaper.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism and some experience in community journalism. This position will cover city council and county commissioners in addition to covering spot news and feature stories and be expected to produce quality content while on deadline and assist the managing editor with website and social media duties.
Elgin is located 25 miles east of Austin and is a diverse community with lots of stories that we want to tell.
Please send resume and at least five writing samples to Managing Editor Lauren Jette at lauren.jette@elgincourier.com.

Editor * Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Editor * Reporter
Company: 
Graham Leader
Email: 
publisher@grahamleader
Location: 
Graham, TX

Great opportunity for resume building opportunity in North Central Texas. Three weeklies covering three counties with multiple opportunities to replace retiring staff. In-Design, Photo Shop and digital services experience are required for the job. Education level and industry experience will weigh heavily for the right candidate. Email resume to: publisher@grahamleader.com
Equal Opportunity Employer

Editor

Category: 
Management
Other Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Editor
Company: 
Herald-Banner Publications
Email: 
lchappell@cnhi.com
Location: 
Greenville

Editor
Herald-Banner
Greenville, TX

Herald-Banner Publications seeks an experienced editor to produce thorough community coverage and thoughtful editorials in print and online for the six-day Greenville Herald-Banner.

The editor also manages three weekly newspapers serving Rockwall, Commerce and Royse City, as well as a quarterly lifestyle magazine for Hunt County.

Applicants must possess proven leadership skills, be passionate about local news and demonstrate strong print and online reporting, writing, design and editing skills.

We are looking for an editor with the ability to motivate the newsroom staff of nine full-time and one part-timer to step up the quality of our journalism; an editor who enjoys working collaboratively with the staff and communicates clearly.

The editor is a key member of our management team, participating in strategic planning and decisions.

Greenville is located in northeast Texas, 50 miles from Dallas on Interstate 30. The growing region is known for its recreational lakes, shopping and restaurants. A major U.S. Defense contractor, L-3 Communications Missions Integrating, is the area’s largest employer.

Interested candidates should email their resume, work examples and a cover letter on why they believe they are qualified for the editor’s position to Publisher Lisa Chappell at lchappell@cnhi.com.

The Herald-Banner is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news, with newspapers, websites, magazines and specialty publications serving more than 100 communities in 22 states.