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News Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
News Reporter
Company: 
Hill Country News
Location: 
Cedar Park, TX

The Hill Country News, an award-winning media company in northwest suburban Austin, has an immediate opening for a news reporter to cover the fast-growing cities of Cedar Park and Leander along with portions of Austin, Round Rock, Jonestown and Lago Vista.

This position will be expected to cover a wide range of news and feature stories ranging from local government, schools and community events. Applicants should have a strong interest in community reporting a passion for telling engaging stories.

Candidates must have formal journalism education and training. Some some newspaper experience (college newspaper or internships are acceptable) is strongly preferred. Must be comfortable conducting in-person and phone interviews, be well-versed in AP style, and have basic photography and photo editing skills. Must also be social media savvy, as this position will be expected to attract a broad audience and drive engagement with our work through creative and consistent use of social media.

To learn more about this job and apply directly, visit: https://fenicecommunitymedia.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=51&source=tpa

Digital Assignment Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Digital Assignment Editor
Company: 
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Email: 
eguevara@tylerpaper.com
Location: 
Tyler, Texas

The Tyler Morning Telegraph is seeking a Digital Assignment Editor who is driven to provide the latest news and information to readers across all platforms in our competitive market.

The successful candidate will be a team player who works cooperatively, can write creative posts on social media and engage with online readers.

Experience making editorial decisions for homepage placement of content and in scheduling social media posts based on analytics is a must. So are a strong understanding of the types of content our audiences consume, the ability to quickly and accurately write breaking news, and strong editing skills.

Applicants should have a broad working knowledge of news, cultural and sports topics and how they rank in newsworthiness and importance.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage digital content for websites and mobile sites. This includes posting content, adjusting display of content, producing content, writing headlines and adding enhancements to stories.
  • Work with reporters, editors and photographers to coordinate digital coverage for long-term and daily projects.
  • Plan distribution of content in available channels including newsletters, email alerts and web section fronts.
  • Use social media as a traffic driver for our content and to build interaction among fans and followers.
  • Consider and respond to relevant story pitches submitted through email, print and social media.
  • Study social media, other publications and institutions to find trending stories and topics to aggregate or refer to reporters.
  • Be available for night and weekend duty.

Qualifications

  • Two years of experience at daily newspaper or digital news site
  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of Search Engine Optimization and AP style
  • Deep understanding and focus on web analytics using tools such as Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of digital storytelling tools such as timelines, maps, crowdsourcing, etc.
  • An understanding of Blox or similar CMS
  • Excellent editing skills, including headline writing

We offer competitive pay and great benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, short and long term disability, 401k retirement plan, and a generous personal time off package.  Candidates must be able to successfully complete a background check and drug screen if offered the position.

The Tyler Morning Telegraph is a part of M. Roberts Media, a growing family-owned group of four daily and one twice-weekly newspapers in East Texas, an area known for its outdoor recreational opportunities, proximity to the Dallas metro area and a temperate climate.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and examples of published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the job requirements to eguevara@tylerpaper.com

 

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Reporter (Sports and GA)

Category: 
Editorial
Company: 
The Highlander
Email: 
lew@highlandernews.com
Location: 
Marble Falls, Texas

Are you a good sport? Apply with us!
We have an opening for a full-time position with great company benefits here at The Highlander, located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
Our ideal candidate will primarily cover community and high school sports with knowledge of page design, Creative Cloud, website posting and social media experience.
Sports coverage will include Marble Falls ISD, local private schools, youth athletic events.
Our sports writer will also report and gather local art from a diverse selection of community events and features. Recent college graduates accepted.
Benefits include a competitive salary, medical and dental insurance as well as paid time off.
To apply, email resume and writing samples to managing editor Lew K. Cohn at lew@highlandernews.com or mail items to The Highlander, 304 A Highlander Circle, Marble Falls, TX 78654.

Advertising Representative

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Advertising Representative
Company: 
The Liberty Hill Independent
Email: 
news@LHIndependent.com
Location: 
Liberty Hill, TX

THE LIBERTY HILL INDEPENDENT has an immediate opening for an experienced, organized, creative, aggressive salesperson to develop new retail advertising revenue and service an established account list in the Liberty Hill area. Candidate should be creative, self-motivated, and have an outgoing personality.
We’re looking for someone who has a genuine interest in helping clients realize greater success from their advertising, while looking for opportunities to be of service. Newspaper or magazine sales experience preferred but not necessary.
Base salary plus commission and mileage. Full-time or part-time, depending on experience.
Apply by sending resume and cover letter to Mike@LHIndependent.com.

Press Operator

Category: 
Production
Position: 
Press Operator
Company: 
Longview News-Journal
Email: 
employment@news-journal.com
Location: 
Longview, TX

The Longview News-Journal, an award-winning daily newspaper, is seeking a Press Operator to join our production team.

The ideal candidate will have experience:
• Operating a web offset press
• Performing preventive maintenance on splicers and presses
• Operating roll stands, splicers, press and clamp trucks
• Performing adjustments and monitoring projects to ensure a quality product
• Conducting safety checks and setting up production runs

We need candidates who take pride in their work, are dedicated to quality and are able to meet demanding deadlines. Candidates must also have:
• basic math skills
• excellent vision, including the ability to perceive color
• the ability to stand, walk and bend on a repeated basis for the duration of a work shift
• the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis

Candidates must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays as needed. We offer competitive pay and great benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, short and long term disability, 401k retirement plan, and a generous personal time off package. Candidates must be able to successfully complete a background check and drug screen if offered the position.

To apply, please send your resume and salary requirements to employment@news-journal.com.

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