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Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Editor of twice weekly
Company: 
Polk County Publishing Co
Email: 
pcenewsroom@gmail.com
Location: 
Livingston, TX

Polk County Publishing Co., Inc. has an immediate opening, seeking a full-time editor for its twice-weekly paper, the Polk County Enterprise. The position includes fair pay based on experience, earned vacation, sick time, life insurance, and a company match 401k plan.
Requirements: Job applicants must be aggressive and thorough in responding to breaking news. Should have the ability, desire and motivation to research and develop news stories through multiple sources including contacts, social media, scanners and email. They will be responsible for daily communication with police, government officials and agencies. Must develop reliable sources to help in obtaining and confirming information. Need to have broad working knowledge of court and first-responder procedures. Job will include writing, photography, video, website, and social media aspects. The editor will also answer reader calls and emails, speak with community contacts and perform other duties as assigned.
Strong communication skills and etiquette are required. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media. Should have the ability to work under tight deadlines. This is not an entry-level position. It requires a hands-on leader with a minimum of four years of newspaper experience with at least two years as editor. The editor will also need to relocate to Polk County.
To apply, send your confidential resume to: pcenewsroom@gmail.com or mail to: PCPC, attn: Kelli Barnes/Publisher, 100 Calhoun, Livingston, Texas 77351.

Digital Sales Representative

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Sales Representative
Company: 
Denton Record-Chronicle | Denton Media Company
Email: 
sreneau@dentonrc.com
Location: 
Denton, Texas

Denton Media Company is looking for a digital sales representative to help us with this growing part of our business. The ideal candidate will build relationships with the local business community and drive advertising sales results for our market-leading and innovative advertising platforms.

The ideal candidate should:
-Work with the local business community to drive new innovative advertising solutions and revenue performance
-Provide sales assistance to our local business community with our multiple digital media options which have something for all businesses that want to target engaged audiences
-Have passion for impacting and growing revenue
-Carry strong communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills
-Enjoy working in a fast-paced sales environment

We offer a full benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k) and PTO

Please send your resume to Shawn Reneau, Sales Manager, sreneau@dentonrc.com

Page Designer & Content Producer

Category: 
Design
Position: 
Page Designer & Content Producer
Company: 
Fenice Community Media
Email: 
See ad for where to apply
Location: 
Cedar Park, Texas

Page Designer & Content Producer

We are Fenice Community Media, publishers of three community newspapers and a variety of other print and digital products. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time page designer and content producer role at our design center located in Cedar Park, Texas, a suburb of the vibrant and energetic city of Austin.

 

This job involves layout, design, and page building for our newspapers and magazine products on weekly and monthly deadlines as well as posting content to our websites and assisting with social media scheduling. Candidates must have newspaper and/or magazine page building experience utilizing Adobe Creative Suite products (InDesign, Photoshop) on a Mac platform. Must also have a solid grasp of written English including spelling and grammar. Experience with a content management system strongly preferred. 

 

Candidates should be able to work quickly and efficiently, translating instructions and guidance provided by our editorial staff into visually appealing and attention-grabbing pages that meet standard AP style as well as our own style guidelines. Must be organized and have good interpersonal skills, excellent follow-up skills and the ability to effectively communicate work status, updates, and need for additional information in order to complete projects. 

 

The responsibilities for this job are predominantly layout, design, typesetting and flowing copy onto pages. Knowledge of various file types and use of graphic elements, including file type conversions, is required, as is a good sense of visually appealing page design. Knowledge of various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok are necessary. Video editing skills are a plus!

 

This is NOT a 'graphic design' or 'graphic artist' role and those skills are not necessary for this position. 

 

The typical work schedule is Monday-Friday, with the heaviest page design workload being Monday,-Wednesday each week. This position has been a remote (work-from-home) since March 2020, and we are open to a candidate’s choice of working in our Cedar Park office or remotely (or a combination of remote and in-office).

 

We offer a competitive starting pay and benefits including health insurance and paid time off. If you meet the above qualifications and are ready for the challenge, please submit your resume, cover letter, relevant work samples and salary requirements when applying.

 

Apply at https://fenicecommunitymedia.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=104&source=aWQ9Ng%3D%3D

Sports Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Other Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Sports
Company: 
Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post
Email: 
christine@fredericksburgstandard.com
Location: 
Fredericksburg, Texas

The Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post is seeking an experienced full-time reporter/sports editor to cover sports and general assignments. There is some weekend and night work, as well as layout and online design.

Reporters will get to do some of everything, including photography and updating the website. The position is part of five-person news team that produces award-winning journalism in our newspaper and magazines. It requires an organized self-starter with a passion for community journalism. Must have good communication skills, reliable transportation and social media knowledge.

The Standard is a top weekly newspaper in Texas and is consistently judged as the top weekly newspaper in the state by Texas Press Association. Fredericksburg is a dynamic and growing community that thrives on tourism, its wine industry and festivals.

Health benefits, training and development courses and mileage outside of the city are offered.

Please send cover letter and resume to Publisher Ken Cooke at ken@fredericksburgstandard.com.

Editor with Sports Chops

Category: 
Editorial
Other Category: 
News/Sports
Company: 
Whitesboro News-Record
Email: 
publisher@ntin.net
Location: 
Whitesboro

We are seeking an editor at an award winning weekly newspaper in the Texoma area of North Texas. The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for sports reporting, photography and page layout. Preferred skills include InDesign, PhotoShop and AP Style. You must be a self-starter and able to work independently with good time management skills. Whitesboro is in Grayson County— the heart of Horse Country— between Lake Texoma and Lake Ray Roberts. We cover four school districts, three city halls and are passionate about community journalism. We’d love to hear from you. Email your resume, cover letter and three work samples to publisher@ntin.net.