Magazine Editor

Northeast Mississippi monthly magazine publication seeks energetic editor for its award-winning magazine. The ideal candidate should have 2 or more years of experience in the publishing industry; possess solid editing, writing and communication skills; be comfortable handling multiple tasks; and have a passion for the magazine industry as well as providing contract staff writers with ideas for upcoming issues.  Full-time position with competitive salary and benefits. Responsibilities include: Planning, scheduling, and overseeing day-to-day editorial operations for monthly magazine.  Specific duties include: • Managing editorial workflow for magazine, complete magazine page layouts, tracking content into and through the editorial production process • Setting and enforcing schedules for in-book packages and special projects • Facilitating communication between ad, edit, photo, copy, and production departments. • Prioritizing editorial workloads for and ensuring approvals are secured • Reviewing composed proofs and corrections • Related tasks as assigned. Must be proficient in Indesign and Photoshop and Apple Computers.  Send resume to: Don Norman, Publisher, Starkville Daily News, P.O. Box 1068, Starkville, Ms. 39760, E-mail: sdnpub@starkvilledailynews.com.

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Exciting Newsroom Opportunity

Find out why our team loves their job.  Is it the exciting environment, the revenue rewards, the great benefits, or all of the above?

The Gadsden Times is adding talented newsroom professionals to our team.  We are seeking strong news minded individuals who are able to accurately report the news and who wants to see hometown news thrive.

Job responsibilities include beat development, reporting, research and all aspects of writing stories for print and online.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Prefer some daily experience, but will consider recent grad.  Working knowledge of AP Style required.  Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and an opportunity for you to make a difference.

Please submit resume & cover letter to monica.greer@gadsdentimes.com.

The company encourages applications from those with diverse backgrounds.  The company is a DRUG-FREE environment.

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Staff photographer

The Tuscaloosa News, a 28,000-circulation daily newspaper in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is seeking a full-time staff photographer. The ideal candidate would have extensive photography experience, a keen eye for news, sports and feature photographs, excellent picture editing and communications skills, the ability to work well with reporters and editors and a passion for producing great photojournalism. As the hometown newspaper of the University of Alabama, sports photography skills are a must. We also publish a quarterly lifestyle magazine that requires extensive use of studio lighting as well as lighting on location. The photo department is Mac-based and uses Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic to edit photos. Photographers also build and maintain daily photo galleries for our websites, tuscaloosanews.com and tidesports.com. Work schedule will be nights and weekends, for the most part, as well as some holidays. 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 are required. A degree in photojournalism required; previous daily newspaper experience preferred. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio with 20 examples of recently published work to Photo Chief Robert Sutton at robert.sutton@tuscaloosanews.com. No phone calls, please. Application deadline is April 11, 2014.

The Tuscaloosa News is part of Halifax Media Group, which offers a competitive benefit plan, including health, vision, dental, life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, 401(k) savings plan, paid vacation and sick leave and holidays. Hiring is contingent on a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Drug-free workplace – EOE.

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Outside Ad Sales Representative

Outside ad sales representative needed for The Arab Tribune. Print sales experience helpful. Macintosh knowledge a plus. Send resume to tribadss@otelco.net.

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Outside Sales

Are you an experienced salesperson with knowledge of marketing, print & online advertising?

The Gadsden Times (AL) has an immediate opening for a SALES PROFESSIONAL.

Our next Outside Salesperson will be a team player, have excellent sales, computer skills, including a variety of softwares, understand & have experience selling internet advertising & social media, a positive attitude, excellent multi-tasking skills, & an ability to work within deadlines.  We offer pleasant working conditions, competitive pay, excellent benefits & opportunities for advancement within The Halifax Media Group.

High school diploma or equivalent required with at least one year successful sales experience.  Must possess good oral & written skills, have own transportation, auto insurance & a good driving record.

The Gadsden Times is an equal opportunity employer & a drug free workplace.

Resume can be sent to: monica.greer@gadsdentimes.com or mailed to: The Gadsden Times, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 188, Gadsden, Al, 35902.

No phone calls accepted. The Gadsden Times is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

EOE/DFWP

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Reporter

Award-winning magazine, newspapers and web sites in Alabama’s most prosperous and fastest-growing county seeks an experienced reporter. We practice all-local, community journalism at its finest. This position includes beat and general assignment reporting and photography. Quality of life here is as good as it gets and opportunity for advancement — with our company and others — nearly limitless. This full-time opportunity offers more than competitive salary and benefits. Please send non-returnable resume with clips of stories and other examples of your work to Alan Brown, publisher, Madison Publications LLC, alan.brown@madisoncountyrecord.com.

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Staff Reporter

The Southeast Sun, an award-winning weekly in Southeast Alabama, is looking for a staff reporter. Applicants must possess good writing, photography and time management skills. Experience preferred. Layout skills a plus. Competitive salary plus benefits.  Send applications with cover letter, resume and references to:

publisher@southeastsun.com

or

Publisher
P.O. Box 311546,
Enterprise, AL 36331

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General Assignment Reporter

The Magee Courier/Simpson County News is seeking the right candidate to join our staff as a general assignment reporter. Experience is not required however candidate should have school training in journalism. Candidate must have excellent writing skills and computer knowledge. This position will include covering city and county government, sports, law enforcement as well as other news assignments. Compensation in the low to mid 20’s based on experience. We offer paid vacation, holidays, insurance benefits and 401K. For more information please send resume to pbrown@mageecourier.ms EOE M/F

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Web Pressman

WEB PRESSMAN wanted for small group of publications in SE Alabama. Good mechanical skills and experience with quality color work are necessary. Goss Community press. Send resume and salary requirements to opppublisher@centurytel.net

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Editor / Reporter

EDITOR/REPORTER sought for quality weekly in SE Alabama. Must be a good community journalist, with InDesign and Photoshop skills. A knack for producing snappy pages and shooting award-winning pictures would be most coveted by the owners. Send resume and salary requirements to opppublisher@centurytel.net

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