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Sports Editor Needed

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Sports Editor
Company: 
The Katy Times
Email: 
tschaub@katytimes.com
Location: 
Katy

The Katy Times, an award-winning weekly newspaper 20 minutes west of Houston, is seeking a high-energy, passionate sports editor. The sports editor will be responsible for coverage of eight Katy ISD schools, including the state-champion Katy Tiger football team, as well as two private schools. Candidate must be well-organized, must be able to take photos and use Adobe Photoshop. Candidate must be able to creatively design pages, using Adobe InDesign. The Katy Times offers paid vacation, plus medical and dental insurance. Send clips of stories and design of pages to tschaub@katytimes.com

Advertorial writer/designer

Category: 
Design
Position: 
Advertorial writer/designer
Company: 
The Galveston County Daily News
Email: 
melissa.rivera@galvnews.com
Location: 
Galveston, Texas

The Galveston County Daily News, Texas’ oldest newspaper, is seeking an energetic and talented advertorial writer/designer to join our Creative Services Department. The ideal candidate will have the ability to craft accurate and informative articles and produce compelling designs and layouts for various publications. This is a full-time regular position working out of our Galveston office.

Primary job duties include:
• Manage multiple projects to consistently meet deadlines and produce quality work that exceeds our design standards
• Perform quality control throughout the design process, including managing the print proofing process
• Write and design advertorial content that exceed the expectations of our clients
• Design marketing and sales collateral for the sales team
• Other duties as dictated by business needs

Requirements:
• Strong spelling and grammar skills a must along with knowledge of AP style
• Experience in page layout in Adobe InDesign a must
• Prior professional design experience with newspapers, magazines or other periodicals preferred
• Proficiency with Mac OS computers
• Bachelor's degree in communications, art or graphic design preferred

Qualified candidates should send a resume and writing/design samples to Melissa Rivera at melissa.rivera@galvnews.com.

Editor

Category: 
Editorial
Position: 
Editor
Company: 
The Newton County Appeal
Email: 
bmaze@newtoncountyappeal.com
Location: 
Newton, Mississippi

Newton Editor

Accepting managing editor candidate résumés for a strong weekly newspaper in Newton, Miss., 4K paid circ. Ideal candidate knows how to go after news and understands reporting in a community newspaper environment. Skills in writing, editing, photography, layout, digital media, organization and teamwork are all wonderful traits. Compensation range for the right candidate is $24K - $30K, 401(k), health insurance, vision/dental & other benefits. Send letter of interest, résumé and references to Brent Maze, publisher of The Newton County Appeal, at bmaze@newtoncountyappeal.com.

Page Designer/Manager

Category: 
Design
Position: 
Page Designer/Manager
Company: 
Killeen Daily Herald
Email: 
rosef@kdhnews.com
Location: 
Killeen, Texas

PAGE DESIGNER/MANAGER

The Killeen Daily Herald is seeking a journalist  who is a fast and thorough page designer and copy editor to join and manage our design/copy desk.The ideal candidate will be a team player, can multitask, learns quickly, works well under pressure and can work independently. He or she should have InDesign and Photoshop experience, as well. The applicant for this full-time job must have strong management, organizational and editing skills, a solid knowledge of the AP Stylebook and the ability to write reader-grabbing headlines, as well as design pages. This isn’t a design-house position. The designers/copy editors work in the newsroom, copy edit stories, pull wire stories, adjust for breaking news and coordinate with editors directly to produce high-quality community journalism. Our 3.5-person desk, which doesn't include sports, is responsible for producing three weekly papers and seven daily paper each week and an occasional special section. The desk manager’s responsibilities include providing desk staff schedules a month in advance for all tasks to be done, such as the Sunday sections and weekly papers. As is requested of all managers, the desk manager should also be a good role model for the newsroom and help with newsroom goals.

Killeen Daily Herald staff members are required to live in or move Killeen, Copperas Cove or Harker Heights, which are the main towns the Herald covers.

Killeen is east of Interstate 35 in central Texas, about an hour north of Austin.

Please send a cover letter, resume and three samples of your newspaper page designs to Managing Editor Rose Fitzpatrick, rosef@kdhnews.com. You can direct questions to Fitzpatrick at 254-501-7469.

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.