The Daily Mountain Eagle Publisher job opportunity – Jasper, AL

We are looking for a person that has a degree, proven media credentials and experience as a publisher. Candidate needs to have working experience in print newspapers, as well as knowledge of electronic media. All candidates will be expected to live and be a part of the community. This is a 6 days a week publication with an average of 7,000 circulation. In addition, there are numerous other magazines and publications responsibilities. Qualified candidate can send resume and references to: sarah@wallsnewspapers.com

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Editor for Weekly Newspaper in Southeast Alabama.

EDITOR SOUGHT for weekly newspaper in Southeast Alabama. The Opp News is a 3700 circulation weekly close to Florida beaches and is part of a small locally owned group. Great opportunity for a reporter/photographer with a couple of years experience in community newspapers or for an accomplished copy/layout editor looking for a change. Send resume to PO Box 870, Opp, AL 36467 or email to opppublisher@centurytel.net

 

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Lifestyle Reporter

The Starkville Daily News is looking for a lifestyle reporter who is excited by the fast pace of our changing industry. This ideal candidate should have an interest in pop culture and current trends, from food and fashion to TV and technology, and home and gardening as well important topics such as faith, family and health. This reporter need to be a self-starter, highly organized, excited about generating story ideas through contacts and social media and able to work independently as well as collaboratively with other members of the news team. We’re looking for new ways to present information, in print and online. One – 2 years experience is preferred. Ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple assignments a must.  Candidate must be proficient with use of Mac, Indesign and Photoshop. The SDN, a Horizon Group newspaper, is published mornings seven days a week.  Starkville is the home of Miss. State University, Mississippi’s largest university. Send resume and  samples of your work to Jim Gaines, Editor, Starkville Daily News, P.O. Box 1068, Starkville, Ms. 39760, e-mail: editor@starkvilledailynews.com

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Packaging and Distribution Manager

The Opelika-Auburn News has an immediate opening for a Packaging and Distribution Manager.  This position is responsible for managing the mailroom and dock area which includes but is not limited to scheduling inserts and verification of insert schedules, maintaining employee work schedules that coincide with production schedules while maintaining overtime within the budget.  This position oversees the hiring and training new employees.  The ideal candidate must be mechanically inclined; have the ability to troubleshoot and find solutions to problems; must meet deadlines while producing a quality product; have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate professionally with internal and external customers; and must adhere to all company safety regulations.  Previous mailroom supervision is preferred.   EOE/M/F/D/V. Background screens required. Apply at www.bhmginc.com

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The Messenger (Troy, AL), Seeking Reporter

The (Troy,Ala.) Messenger, an award-winning five day community newspaper, is seeking reporter to join our award-winning newsroom. Ideal candidate will have a solid foundation writing as well as an understanding of using multiple platforms — print, digital, social media — to reach and engage our community. Photography, design and multi-media skills are a plus. We’re home to Troy University and a growing and diverse economic base that includes tech, defense, transportation and manufacturing industries. The full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits as well as opportunities to advance within the company. Compensation plan includes health and dental insurance, 401(K), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan and paid holidays and sick leave. Send resume, work samples, resume and salary history to Stacy Graning, publisher: stacy.graning@troymessenger.com.
The (Troy,Ala.) Messenger, an award-winning five day community newspaper, is seeking a dynamic managing editor to lead our award-winning newsroom. Ideal candidate will have a solid foundation writing, editing and design and an understanding of using multiple platforms — print, digital, social media — to reach and engage our community. We’re home to Troy University and a growing and diverse economic base that includes tech, defense, transportation and manufacturing industries. The full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits as well as opportunities to advance within the company. Compensation plan includes health and dental insurance, 401(K), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan and paid holidays and sick leave. Send resume, work samples, resume and salary history to Stacy Graning, publisher: stacy.graning@troymessenger.com.
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General Assignment Reporter – Selma Times

The Selma Times-Journal has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter to help cover historic Selma, Alabama and the region knows as the Black Belt of Alabama.

Reporters, in addition to writing news and feature stories, will also be asked to take photographs and participate in design of our daily morning daily. Photographers with strong writing skills also encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should possess strong editing and organizational skills and be familiar with newspaper design programs, including Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, and be fluent in AP style.

The Times-Journal is just one of the products produced by Selma Newspapers, Inc. SNI is also focused on developing specialty niche products, such as our community lifestyle magazine, Selma The Magazine, and continued development of our digital presence.

Our company offers more than competitive salary and benefit packages, as we are an affiliate of Boone Newspapers, Inc., a community focused multi-media company headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that prides itself on producing quality products and quality people. Those who apply themselves, are productive and are willing to learn will be offered increased opportunities and advancement.

Those interested should send a non-returnable resume, with clips of stories and other work examples to Selma Times-Journal editor Justin Averette at justin.averette@selmatimesjournal.com.

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Editor The Meridian Star- Meridian, Mississippi

The Meridian Star seeks an experienced editor for our top newsroom leadership position.

The editor is responsible for news and editorial content for our six-day, 8,000-circulation newspaper and related digital platforms.

Candidates need a collaborative management background, critical thinking skills, editorial writing ability and competency in coaching reporters and editors in reporting, writing, photography, video and social media journalism. We prize aggressive local news and sports coverage in print and online.

The editor directs a staff of nine full-time journalists and chairs the editorial board. This person is also a key member of the senior management team and has a strong voice in strategic initiatives undertaken by the newspaper.

In addition to the daily newspaper, The Star publishes a bimonthly magazine, a weekly TMC product and a website, www.meridianstar.com.

Meridian is often referred to as a strategic center of the south. It serves as a regional hub for manufacturing and health care. The city has two military installations, including a naval air station and Key Field, which is home to an Air National Guard wing. Meridian also features a campus of Mississippi State University and attractions, including the Riley Center, a theater, an art museum, a symphony orchestra and the Dentzel Carousel, which dates to 1896.

Interested candidates should send their resume, work samples of noteworthy journalism accomplishments, salary requirements and a cover letter explaining why they are qualified for the position to Terry Connor at tconnor@cnhi.com.

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General assignment reporter/online content producer

The Tuscaloosa News is seeking a general assignment reporter/online content producer. We are looking for an energetic, self-starter who can produce at least six to seven stories a week for print and the web, as well as occasional in-depth news, feature and investigative pieces. This reporter must possess excellent writing skills, including the ability to write clearly and accurately under deadline pressure, sound news judgment, proficiency with social media and be willing to work nights and weekends. The ideal candidate also would have previous experience producing multimedia content for a daily newspaper, with photography skills, ability to shoot and edit video, basic knowledge of HTML and experience with content management systems. We are looking for someone, as well, who is committed to our role as government watchdog. Assignments could involve traveling anywhere within our 10-county coverage area in west-central Alabama, or beyond, so a driver’s license, reliable transportation and automobile insurance would be required. At least two years of daily newspaper experience is preferred, but we will consider recent college graduates with strong internship or college newspaper experience, or others with commensurate experience in journalism. Tuscaloosa is home to the University of Alabama, Stillman College and Shelton State Community College, and its economy has consistently out-performed state and national averages. Send cover letter, resume and your best clips to Executive Editor Michael James, The Tuscaloosa News, P.O. Box 20587, Tuscaloosa, AL 35402-0587 or michael.james@tuscaloosanews.com. No phone calls, please. Drug-free workplace — EOE.

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Advertising Sales Consultant

Our media company is looking for an advertising sales consultant. The qualified applicant should be a well-organized, goal-driven, person who is trainable and seeks the opportunity for advancement. The ability to sell different media in a fast-paced environment is essential. The sales consultant is expected to maintain existing accounts, develop new business and to consult with clients to develop an effective plan. The candidate must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills along with basic computer skills. Compensation includes a base weekly salary, aggressive commission plan, bonus plan, insurance, retirement plan, vacation, paid holidays and sick leave. The Daily Sentinel is an award winning media company that publishes a five-day per week newspaper and several niche publications. To apply please EMAIL a resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements using SALES REPRESENTATIVE as the subject line to: ken.bonner@thedailysentinel.com. Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT

If you are an experienced inside salesperson or a fast learning, phone friendly person with Inbound and Outbound sales experience we want to talk to you. Our dynamic media company has an immediate need for an inside sales consultant. Qualified applicants should be goal oriented, team players, well-organized and trainable. The ability to sell across several different media platforms is essential. Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, aggressive commission & bonus plan, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave. Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., is an award winning media company experiencing dramatic growth which publishes five hyperlocal community newspapers, two monthly lifestyles magazines, several niche products, and a variety of websites and other digital media. To apply, please EMAIL a resume, cover letter, references and earnings expectations using INSIDE SALES CONSULTANT as the subject line to:daniel.holmes@shelbycountyreporter.com. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.
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