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Reporter in Fredericksburg

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post
Email: 
ken@fredericksburgstandard.com
Location: 
Fredericksburg, TX

The award-winning Fredericksburg Standard Radio-Post is seeking an experienced, full-time reporter to cover general assignments, government and features.

As a general assignment reporter, the winning applicant will get a taste of many newsroom duties, including photography and website updates. The position is part of seven-person news team that produces a top-performing newspaper and quality magazines. It an organized self-starter with a passion for community journalism. Must have good communication skills, a nose for feature ideas, reliable transportation and social media knowledge. New digital media and podcst skills a plus.

There is some weekend and night work, as well as layout and online design.

The Standard is the largest non-metro weekly newspaper in Texas and is consistently among the top publications in our division in the Texas Press Association contests. Fredericksburg is a dynamic and growing community that thrives on tourism, its wine industry and festivals.

Health benefits and 401K plan offered.

Please send cover letter and resume to ken@fredericksburgstandard.com or snail mail to 712 W. Main St., Fredericksburg, TX 78624.

Sales Manager

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Sales Manager
Company: 
Weatherford Democrat
Email: 
lchappell@cnhi.com
Location: 
Weatherford, TX

Sales Manager
Weatherford Democrat
Weatherford, Texas

The Weatherford Democrat seeks a forward-thinking newspaper professional to lead its team and its sister publication, the Mineral Wells Index, in north Texas.

Our sales manager must have a solid track record in driving revenue, effective expense management and growing the bottom line. We expect a skilled leader with the ability to create and execute a multiplatform-sales strategy that covers print, niche publications, websites and mobile products.

The Weatherford Democrat is a 3,000-circulation, five-day newspaper, and the Mineral Wells Index is a 2,400-circulation, weekly newspaper. In addition to the newspapers, this person will oversee a variety of niche publications and a portfolio of digital products.

Weatherford is the county seat for Parker County and part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Mineral Wells is a neighboring community just 20 miles west of Weatherford. The area is home to Weatherford College and offers a range of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, including camping, hiking and swimming. Known for its community and family oriented way of life, Weatherford is one of the premier places to live in north Texas.

Interested candidates should send their resume, a cover letter explaining why they are qualified for the position and salary requirements to Lisa Chappell at lchappell@cnhi.com.

The Weatherford Democrat and the Mineral Wells Index are CNHI newspapers. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states.

Advertising Account Executive

Category: 
Advertising
Company: 
Temple Daily Telegram
Email: 
dcooper@tdtnews.com
Location: 
Temple, Texas

The Temple Daily Telegram, the Temple-Belton area’s No. 1 source for local news and information, has an opening for a business-to-business marketing consultant to join our team.

Our account executives are sales professionals with excellent customer service skills and the drive to succeed. They work with local businesses, offering leading print and digital marketing solutions that will help grow their businesses and thrive.

This position includes servicing and selling an established customer base, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with new and future customers. The successful account executive will be customer-focused and goal-oriented. They will have excellent math, grammar, communication and presentation skills. They will be well organized and able to meet the demands of multiple projects and daily deadlines. They will have a professional appearance and positive attitude. Previous sales media sales experience is a plus.

The position includes a base salary, commissions and competitive benefits including company- paid health insurance.

If you have the drive to meet goals, a professional attitude and appearance, and the skills we need, please send a cover letter and resume today.

Temple Daily Telegram
Human Resources
P.O. Box 6114
Temple, Texas 76503
or by email
hr@tdtnews.com

Media Sales Support

Category: 
Position Wanted
Email: 
medierlam@gmail.com

Do you have a Community Publication, Specialty Magazine or Web Site with a strong audience?

Do you need some Proven Effective Sales & Marketing assistance to fully monetize your digital or print platforms? From display ad sales to content development, social media, video ads, niche or specialty products, circulation sales and audience development. I can help find new revenue sources for your publications!

I have over 25 years of successful experience in developing effective sales and marketing strategies for Business Owners, Web and Print Publishers. From new start-ups to outdated business and/or revenue generation models, I can help re-energize your sales process.

I have been the top sales producer for three separate publishing companies, and have worked as Owner, Publisher, Ad Director, Sales Manager, Marketing Director, and GM. I have a very diverse and successful media sales background with Community Newspapers, Target Audience Publications, Web Sites and Shoppers. I come to the table with proven abilities, uncommon drive and an excellent track record of improving ad revenue.

I‘m seeking a contract or employment opportunity in the South, where I can join forces with a strong community-minded publishing company. Email:mdemann99@gmail.com

Newsperson

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Rockdale Reporter
Email: 
christine@rockdalereporter.com
Location: 
Rockdale, Texas

THE ROCKDALE REPORTER is looking for someone who wants to make a difference in a community. The ideal candidate is a journalist, who is willing to work at a family-owned newspaper and believes in the principles of journalism. This important position will entail working in conjunction with an experienced and professional team/staff/family to cover community events ranging from school and church activities to government meetings and feature stories. The applicant needs to be passionate about the news business, have ideas for stories and love competition. This role exists in order to help the 100-year-old newspaper become the number one news source in Milam County. It will allow the publishers to grow the readership base of the newspaper and develop a variety of new digital and paper products.

Main hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with occasional evening or weekend duties. 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 send your resume, cover letter, clips or links to published work demonstrating your ability to fulfill the job requirements and salary requirements. Please include position name in the subject line of your email christine@rockdalereporter.com.