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Boone Newspapers Inc.

Employment Opportunities
Start here; go anywhere... Do your career goals exceed your current position? Are you self-motivated, willing to work hard as part of a team to grow professionally as you help our organization grow and succeed? Want to work in a newspaper and community media organization that has confidence in our industry and is investing its future? Find out if you fit a company with a strong track record of developing people, newspapers and communities. At Boone Newspapers we have excellent opportunities in advertising, news and for those who seek to become publishers. Excellent pay, bonus, benefits. Send inquiries to BNI Vice President Kevin Cooper at kevin.cooper@natchezdemocrat.com.



ALABAMA


Andalusia Newspapers, Inc.
The Andalusia Star-News

General Assignment/Sports Reporter
The Andalusia Star-News seeks a general assignment and sports reporter to join its staff. The job offers applicants a chance to practice exclusively local community journalism -- in the form of news writing, sports writing, photography and design. Our newsroom produces five print editions each week, along a quarterly lifestyles magazine, several annual magazines, and a web site. Applicants should have a college degree in journalism or a related field. The full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities to advance within the company and other companies.,

Andalusia, which was named Alabama's top town in a ranking of small cities across America, is a haven for those who love the outdoors.

Send resume with clips or links to stories and other examples of your work to Michele Gerlach, michele.gerlach@andalusiastarnews.com.




Boone Publications, Inc.
The Demopolis Times

Sales
The Demopolis Times wants you to join its sales team in:

  • Developing new business in an advertising environment
  • Growing and maintaining strong relationships with existing customers
  • Selling Marketing solutions that include newspaper, digital, magazines, specialty products and more
  • Building relationships with decision-makers and delivering superior customer service

Qualified applicants should be goal oriented, team players, well-organized and trainable. Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, aggressive commission and bonus plan, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave.

The Demopolis Times is an award-winning, twice-a-week publication serving Demopolis, Linden and Marengo County.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, references and earnings expectations to publisher Andy Brown at andy.brown@demopolistimes.com. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.




Clanton Newspapers, Inc.
The Clanton Advertiser

General Assignments Reporter
The Clanton Advertiser in central Alabama seeks a general assignment reporter to join its award-winning staff. The position offers an opportunity to practice exclusively local community journalism—in the form of news writing, sports writing, opinion writing, photography and design—as part of a fast-paced newsroom that produces two newspapers and a monthly lifestyles magazine along with their respective web sites.

Applicants should have a college degree in journalism or a related field. Interest and experience in sports writing is a plus. The full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities to advance within the company and other companies.

Clanton enjoys one of the state's best locations, along Interstate 65 between the state's two largest cities, Birmingham and Montgomery. Chilton County is perhaps best known for its delicious peaches. Travelers from around the country stop by on their way to and from Gulf Coast beaches for peaches, peach ice cream and other treats related to the fruit. Clanton hosts the annual Peach Festival, which includes a parade, live music, pageants, fishing tournament, cook-off and other events.

Send resume with clips or links to stories and other examples of your work to Stephen Dawkins, managing editor, The Clanton Advertiser, stephen.dawkins@clantonadvertiser.com. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please.




Shelby County Newspapers, Inc.
The Shelby County Reporter

Inside Sales Consultant

If you are an experienced inside salesperson or a fast-learning, phone friendly person, 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 and bonus plan, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave. Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., an award-winning media company experiencing dramatic growth, publishes three 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.



Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc.
The Alexander City Outlook

Writer
Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc. based in Alexander City, Ala., has an exciting position available in our award-winning magazine division. TPI publishes three monthly regional lifestyle magazines: Lake, Lake Martin Living and Elmore County Living. We are looking for an excellent, accurate feature writer who works well under deadline pressures. Experience with Word, good photography skills, InDesign, Exel and social media experience required. We seek an energetic and enthusiastic editorial person with great face-to-face communication skills who can work into an editing role during the coming year. Send resume and writing samples to editor@lakemartinmagazine.com.

Copy Desk
Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc., headquartered in Alexander City, Ala., is seeking an experienced journalist to help drive a universal copy desk. Our operation features an award-winning daily newspaper and four weekly publications in markets that surround beautiful Lake Martin. The ideal candidate will have a flare for design and possess strong writing and editing skills. Above all, a top-notch proofreader is needed to make our staff complete. We are looking for a person who can effectively communicate with others in multiple locations, while multi-tasking and juggling deadlines. If this kind of challenge sounds like it was written with you in mind, we want to hear from you. Send resume, design samples and a letter of interest to Mitch Sneed at mitch.sneed@alexcityoutlook.com.


Troy Publications, Inc.
The Troy Messenger

Sports Editor
Do you love sports? The (Troy, Ala.) Messenger, an award-winning small daily and part of Boone Newspapers Inc., has an immediate opening for a sports editor. We cover it all, from Division 1A athletics at Troy University to state championship high school programs. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to live in a college town and the opportunity to advance within the newspaper and the company. Qualified candidates will have passion for sports, strong interviewing and writing skills, experience with Adobe Creative Suite and experience using social media to promote coverage. Photography or video skills are a plus. Send resumes with clips or a link to your online portfolio to Stacy G. Graning, Publisher, at stacy.graning@troymessenger.com. No phone calls, please.

Graphic Designer
Troy Publications Inc. is seeking a graphic designer to join our creative team. We produce an award-winning daily community newspaper, a vibrant website, a bimonthly lifestyle magazine and a number of niche and specialty publications. Ideal candidates will be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and have experience designing effective print and online marketing. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits, as well as opportunities to advance. Send resumes with clips or a link to your online portfolio to Stacy G. Graning, Publisher, at stacy.graning@troymessenger.com. No phone calls, please.




MISSISSIPPI


Brookhaven Newsmedia, LLC
The Daily Leader

News Reporter
We have an immediate opening for a news reporter in one of Mississippi's best small towns.

The Daily Leader is a five-day-a-week, award-winning daily newspaper with a history of community building. Our reporters are involved in all aspects of news gathering, from covering city and county government to police beats to human-interest stories, and maybe even an occasional sports story. You will have the opportunity to lay out and design pages, take photographs, work with our website, have input in the editorial content of the newspaper and be a part of the community in which you live.

Applicants should have previous newspaper experience, either professionally or with a campus paper. A college degree is preferred.

We are a 6,000 circulation daily in southwest Mississippi, conveniently located between New Orleans and Jackson, Miss., on I-55. Brookhaven is the home of the Mississippi School of the Arts and is considered one of the best places to live in the state.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits including 401(k), health insurance, vacation, dental care, etc.

Email your cover letter, resume and clips to: Rachel Eide, Editor/General Manager, at julia.pendley@dailyleader.com or Mail to: Julia Pendley, The Daily Leader, P.O. BOX 551, BROOKHAVEN, MS 39602


Natchez Newspapers, Inc.
The Natchez Democrat

Experienced reporter/editor
Natchez Newspapers Inc., a media group in historic Natchez, Miss., seeks an experienced reporter and editor.

Natchez Newspapers publishes a daily newspaper, The Natchez Democrat, magazines and niche publications. The Natchez Democrat is an 8,500 circulation a.m. daily with a long history of being one of the best community daily newspapers in Mississippi.

Qualified candidates will have one to three years' general reporting experience or experience with copy editing and news page layout. This position will include a little of each of those.

Pay is more than competitive and benefits, 401K and profit sharing are offered. Our company is progressive and family-owned.

Send resume, clips and salary history to Jan Griffey, associate publisher, The Natchez Democrat, by email at jan.griffey@natchezdemocrat.com.


Oxford Newsmedia, LLC
The Oxford Eagle

Managing Editor
If you've got ink in your blood, love leading a news team to greatness and living in an amazingly beautiful and interesting community, we may be a perfect fit.

The Oxford (Miss.) Eagle, an award-winning community newspaper, is looking for its next managing editor.

Oxford is home to the University of Mississippi, the birthplace of famed Southern writer William Faulkner and consistently named of the best small cities in the South.

This position is one of a player-coach. We're looking for someone who is a talented newsroom leader not afraid to build a page, write a story or grab a camera when necessary.

The Oxford Eagle, 6,000-circulation daily publishes Monday through Friday afternoons and Sunday mornings. Recent local market research showed the great majority of local residents turn to The Eagle for their news and information.

We offer excellent pay and benefits and an opportunity to advance further in our company.

To apply send a resume and cover letter to editor and general manager Don Whitten at don.whitten@oxfordeagle.com


NORTH CAROLINA


Salisbury Newsmedia, LLC
Salisbury Post

Reporter
The Salisbury Post is seeking a newshound to cover city hall and business in Rowan County, N.C. Primary responsibilities include covering the county seat of Salisbury, population 33,000, and local business news, including a weekly business feature and column. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates with relevant internships. Experience shooting photos and video and using social media in reporting desired.

The Salisbury Post is an award-winning daily newspaper in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, situated midway between Charlotte and Triad metro areas. Our county, Rowan, has a population of 138,000. The city has its own broadband network with speeds of up to 1 gig per second. Meanwhile, we have great open spaces, greenways and historic landmarks.

Send resume and clips to the News Editor sjenkins@salisburypost.com

Copy Editor/Page Designer
The Salisbury Post is looking for a journalist with an eye for design, strong word skills and solid news judgment to be part of our copydesk team. The person in this position will edit local and wire copy, lay out pages in a variety of sections, post content to the web and social media, help with production of a magazine and take on other opportunities as they arise. The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who is a self-starter, quick, accurate and well-organized. Requirements include a college degree and experience in newspaper layout.

The Salisbury Post is an award-winning daily newspaper in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, situated midway between the Charlotte and Triad metro areas. Our county, Rowan, has a population of 138,000. Salisbury has its own broadband network with speeds of up to 1 gig per second. Meanwhile, we have great open spaces, greenways and historic landmarks.

Send resume and tearsheets to Editor Elizabeth Cook at ecook@salisburypost.comecook@salisburypost.com.




Washington Newsmedia, LLC
Washington Daily News

Advertising Sales Manager
Washington Newsmedia LLC, a media group in eastern North Carolina, seeks an advertising sales manager. Primary responsibilities include leadership, recruitment and development of a sales team of 4-5 in addition to strong personal sales performance.

The company's largest publication is the Washington Daily News, a Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper that publishes daily, Tuesday through Sunday. Other products include a community weekly, bi-monthly magazine, several niche publications and digital media.

Located on the banks of the Pamlico River, Washington is known as a charming waterfront community with a vibrant arts scene, rich history and world-class outdoor and recreational opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary package including commission, and comprehensive benefits plan.

To apply, email a resume, sales history, earnings expectations and three professional references to: ashley.vansant@thewashingtondailynews.com.

Reporter
Washington Newsmedia LLC, a media group in eastern North Carolina that publishes a daily newspaper, bi-monthly magazine and several niche publications, is looking for a reporter to join its award winning staff.

The company's largest publication is the Washington Daily News, a Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper that publishes daily, Tuesday through Sunday. Sitting on the banks of the Pamlico River, Washington is known as a charming waterfront community with a vibrant arts scene, rich history and world-class outdoor and recreational opportunities.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits and chances for advancement within our newspaper and company with top performance. We practice all-local, community journalism in a 47,000-population county just 20 minutes from the college town of Greenville, N.C.

Qualified candidates will have one to three years of general assignment reporting experience. Recent graduates with pertinent experience will be considered. Send resume, work samples and three professional references to ashley.vansant@thewashingtondailynews.com.

Marketing Consultant
The Washington Daily News wants you to join our sales team in:

  • Developing new business in an advertising environment.
  • Growing & maintaining strong relationships with existing customers
  • Selling Marketing solutions that include newspaper, digital, magazines, specialty products and more.
  • Building relationships with decision-makers and delivering superior customer service.

The Washington Daily News is committed to creating and delivering high quality news, advertising, and information across multiple platforms and products, including a virbrant and active digital site. Reaching an audience of over 50,000 print and digital readers, we are the most relied upon source for local news and information in all of the markets we serve. We offer a competitive salary package including commission, and comprehensive benefits plan.

Please reply with a resume and sales history to: Kathryn.powell@thewashingtondailynews.com. No phone calls please.