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Reporter

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
The Kerrville Daily Times
Email: 
lisa.walter@dailytimes.com
Location: 
Kerrville, Texas

Have a passion for community journalism?

The Kerrville Daily Times has an immediate opening for a full-time general assignments reporter. This position covers the crime beat, as well as does general news and features.

Our ideal team member will be one with strong writing skills, a knowledge of AP style, the ability to develop reliable sources, as well as one who can contribute on special sections, including our monthly magazine, Hill Country Culture.

Experience in Adobe InDesign required. Competitive pay, excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401K, paid holidays, paid vacation and paid sick leave.

Please email resume, writing samples and references to Lisa Walter, managing editor, at lisa.walter@dailytimes.com.

City Editor/Features Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
City Editor/Features Editor
Company: 
The Moore County News-Press
Email: 
wandab@moorenews.com
Location: 
Dumas, Texas

City Editor/Features Editor

Full-time job

The Moore County News-Press is looking for an enthusiastic journalist to contribute in the publication of timely and accurate news. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer with a passion for the job and someone who is capable of both informing and entertaining our readers.

Responsibilities
• Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news
• Gather, corroborate and interpret data
• Interview key persons (witnesses, sources etc.) to obtain more information
• Use findings to construct a well-written article
• Retain awareness of the readers’ point of view
• Obtain first-hand information by being present in happenings
• Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
• Comply with the moral code of the profession
• Maintain notes and audio recordings
• Partner with other journalists, editors, producers etc
• Establish contacts and sources for use in future research
• Keep abreast on developments by studying papers, attending events etc.
Requirements
• Proven working experience as a journalist or reporter
• Portfolio of published articles or newscasts
• Ability to follow strict deadlines and fast-check information
• Current knowledge of headlines
• Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital page/photo editing, web search, social media)
• Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude in extracting information
• Good observation and deduction skills
• Integrity and morality
• Degree in journalism or relevant field preferred

To apply, send resume to wandab@moorenews.com.

Moore County News-Press
PO Box 757
Dumas, TX 79029-0757

 

Advertising Sales Executive

Category: 
Advertising
Position: 
Advertising Sales Executive
Company: 
Moore County News-Press
Email: 
wandab@moorenews.com
Location: 
Dumas, Texas

ADVERTISING SALES EXECUTIVE

Full-time job

The Moore County News-Press is seeking an Advertising Sales Executive to join our team! You will be responsible for selling and offering advertising space both in print and online.
Responsibilities:
• Grow advertising revenue with new and existing clients
• Create and deliver sales presentations to clients
• Collaborate with marketing on lead quality and conversion
• Answer customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner
• Organize client correspondence and paperwork
Qualifications:
• Previous experience in sales, advertisement, or other related field
• Strong negotiation skills
• Ability to build rapport with clients
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment 

Base salary and commission based upon experience.

To apply, send resume to wandab@moorenews.com.

702 S Meredith Ave
Dumas, TX 79029-4444

Reporter - Full time

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Reporter
Company: 
Bay City Tribune
Email: 
brenda.burr@baycitytribune.com
Location: 
Baytown

The Bay City Tribune, a twice-weekly newspaper, is seeking an experienced full-time reporter with leadership experience. The qualified candidate will be an organized, motivated self-starter looking to make a difference in a growing community. This position also offers an opportunity for advancement both in-house and within Southern Newspapers Inc., a solid, well-respected company with 15 community newspapers across Texas and Alabama. Send resume and writing samples to Publisher Brenda Burr at brenda.burr@baycitytribune.com.

Immediate opening sports editor

Category: 
Editorial
Other Category: 
Sports writer
Position: 
Sports editor
Company: 
The Bowie News
Email: 
editor@bowienews online.com
Location: 
Bowie

The Bowie News has an immediate opening for an experienced sports reporter. This job would involve covering five school districts in the county in all aspects and levels of sports.
The award-winning Bowie News is the only twice-weekly in the county and the largest community newspaper in Montague County. Schools are a primary focus of our sports coverage so we work to build strong relationships with all areas of the district.
The person should be experienced in Indesign, as well as photography and knowledge of AP style.
The applicant should be someone who can work with a newsroom team, as well as be a self-starter who can take the initiative. Organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines is vital. All these skills will provide a strong leader in the newsroom. Salary is commiserate with experience. Send resume, reference and work samples to Barbara Green, editor@bowienewsonline.com.