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City Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
City Editor
Company: 
The Paris News
Email: 
austin.lewter@theparisnews.com
Location: 
Paris, Texas

he Paris News, an award winning, six day afternoon daily located in Northeast Texas is seeking an experienced city editor to join and help lead a strong staff of reporters. The News is a legendary local newspaper focused on print and digital hyper local coverage of all things Lamar County. We are looking for our next great team member with great news judgement. You should be detail oriented, creative and a team player.

The city editor should have newsroom experience, must be an exceptional copy editor, headline writer and proficient page designer.

The ideal candidate must also ensure breaking news is posted to the the appropriate digital channels in a timely manner, oversee page design, and assist the managing editor with news budgets and scheduling personnel. Some Saturday evening shifts will be required with this position.

If you fit this description, we need to talk.

We offer competetive compensation, a generous benefits package and paid time off.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, work samples and salary requirements to Managing Editor Austin Lewter at austin.lewter@theparisnews.com.

Candidates must be able to successfully complete a background check and drug screen.

Education/ General Assignment Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Staff Writer
Company: 
The Paris News
Email: 
austin.lewter@theparisnews.com
Location: 
Paris, Texas

The Paris News, in Northeast Texas, is looking for an education reporter to tackle in depth issues such as school finances, public school staffing and special education; while also being able to contribute education feature stories, cover school board meetings and pinch hit on general news assignments when needed.

The ideal candidate should have experience in community media. Preference will be given to those with school district or government reporting experience.

The News is a six-day afternoon daily that takes seriously all things Lamar County. Our coverage area includes several public school districts and a community college district.

We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits package and paid time off.

If you are looking for your next challenge, we want to hear from you.

Please send your resume, work samples and salary requirements to Managing Editor Austin Lewter, austin.lewter@theparisnews.com.

News Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
News Reporter
Company: 
El Campo Leader-News
Email: 
publisher@leader-news.com
Location: 
El Campo, TX

The El Campo Leader-News has an immediate opening for a full-time news reporter.

The ideal candidate is ready to cover various beats including regular meetings of school boards and other local government activities as well as local civic functions and contribute dynamic feature stories. Ability to produce quality pages each week using InDesign software and contribute photography to accompany your stories is a big plus. Our next reporter must be a team player and enjoy collaborative efforts as well as be able to work independently. The ability to meet deadlines is a must.

Candidates with previous newspaper experience are preferred, but will consider college graduates with outstanding skills.

The Leader-News is a EOE. Salary depends on experience. Health insurance, vacation and participation in 401K available.

The El Campo Leader-News is an award-winning publication serving residents in Wharton County located on U.S. 59 between Houston and Victoria.

Contact publisher@leader-news.com

Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
The Kerrville Daily Times
Email: 
lisa.walter@dailytimes.com
Location: 
Kerrville, Texas

Have a passion for community journalism?

The Kerrville Daily Times has an immediate opening for a full-time general assignments reporter. This position covers the crime beat, as well as does general news and features.

Our ideal team member will be one with strong writing skills, a knowledge of AP style, the ability to develop reliable sources, as well as one who can contribute on special sections, including our monthly magazine, Hill Country Culture.

Experience in Adobe InDesign required. Competitive pay, excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401K, paid holidays, paid vacation and paid sick leave.

Please email resume, writing samples and references to Lisa Walter, managing editor, at lisa.walter@dailytimes.com.

City Editor/Features Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
City Editor/Features Editor
Company: 
The Moore County News-Press
Email: 
wandab@moorenews.com
Location: 
Dumas, Texas

City Editor/Features Editor

Full-time job

The Moore County News-Press is looking 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 and someone who is capable of both informing and entertaining our readers.

Responsibilities
• Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news
• Gather, corroborate and interpret data
• Interview key persons (witnesses, sources etc.) to obtain more information
• Use findings to construct a well-written article
• Retain awareness of the readers’ point of view
• Obtain first-hand information by being present in happenings
• Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
• Comply with the moral code of the profession
• Maintain notes and audio recordings
• Partner with other journalists, editors, producers etc
• Establish contacts and sources for use in future research
• Keep abreast on developments by studying papers, attending events etc.
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 page/photo editing, web search, social media)
• 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 preferred

To apply, send resume to wandab@moorenews.com.

Moore County News-Press
PO Box 757
Dumas, TX 79029-0757