Current Job Postings

News Reporter

The Morning Journal, The Review and the Salem News

The Morning Journal, The Review and the Salem News are seeking a full-time reporter.

Our three daily community newspapers are located in Columbiana County, Ohio. We are seeking a full-time reporter to cover a variety of news topics, from school board and council meetings to feature stories and other community news for our newspapers.

The ideal candidate should be able to meet deadlines, attend and cover events and meetings.

We are looking for someone who also possesses the following qualifications:

  • A background in English or journalism. Experience is preferred.
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and spelling skills.
  • Photography skills a plus.
  • The ability to spot a news story that is relevant to our readers’ interests.
    • Self-motivation — The reporter must be able to develop news stories and seek them out, as well as form relationships with news sources in the area and develop stories through these relationships.
  • Must have reliable transportation

This is a full-time position. Hourly wage plus benefit package, including mileage reimbursement. Please email your résumé and samples of your writing for consideration to Executive Editor J.D. Creer, Morning Journal, 308 Maple Street, Lisbon, OH 44432 or email jdcreer@mojonews.com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $12.50 per hour

Advertising Multi-Media Sales Person

Morning Journal

Are You Our Ideal Candidate? Are you Inquisitive? – Can you display a desire to learn about area businesses in order to develop print and/or digital campaign to help the business grow? It is very rewarding helping people grow their business. We’ll teach you what you need to know and how to be successful. You will also be more successful while helping others be successful. Pretty cool, huh? Candidates need to be organized. And I’m not just saying that because you read it in help wanted ads all the time. You have to juggle lots of things at once. Can you?

You have to be capable of managing time, schedules and deadlines. Are you motivated with a strong desire to be successful? Our sales people learn, know and understand the variety of products we offer. (We are not just the daily paper!) We distribute a variety of print products as well as our online website. We drive customer retention through excellent customer service and in person visits on a regular basis

The position includes: • Competitive Compensation • Medical Insurance (including Dental and Vision) • Vacation • Holidays • 401K program • Mileage Reimbursement If you can juggle a variety of tasks at any point in time, thrive at being successful, while maintaining a sense of humor and a strong work ethic, we should meet.

Send resume to: Lisa Ludovici • Columbiana County Advertising Director lludovici@mojonews.com.

Multi Media Editor

Portsmouth Daily Times

Be a working part of helping define our next chapter at the Daily Times in Portsmouth, Ohio. We are searching for a digital-first thinker who can assess our different audiences, then help lead the curation and development of focused content and images for our different audiences utilizing our website, newsletters and digital/print editions accordingly. The Daily Times publishes a complete digital newspaper six days a week, Monday-Saturday; a printed edition, Tuesday-Saturday; and a “market saturation” printed edition and its digital replica publication each Sunday. We serve the “Ohio River Valley” region of Southeastern Ohio with a combined circulation of over 30,000 readership, 130,000 monthly viewership and over 20,000 social media presence.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Managing and developing all cross-platform content gathering and editing operations. • Assessing the importance of potential news stories and relevance to our digital, print, and social audiences, • Developing content strategies and positioning content to attract audiences and developing new strategies for digital growth. • Scouting for local news and community interest stories • Writing for and monitoring digital platforms (website, digital editions, social media, etc) • Staff Management and staff development • Story assignment • Monitoring of scanner and news email, social media • Managing the pushing out of breaking news to our digital platforms • Maintaining open dialogue with readers and community leaders • Overseeing the quality of the reporting and the writing of coverage to ensure it aligns with the AIM Media Midwest brand standards Job Specs/Requirements: • Degree in journalism/communications or related discipline. • 2-5 years (newsroom preferred but not a requisite) leadership experience.

If you see yourself as an ideal candidate, send your cover letter, resume and five working links to recently published content to Hope R. Comer, publisher, at hcomer@aimmediamidwest.com

Director of Operations in Commercial Printing

Eagle Print in Delphos, Ohio

Job Title:        Director of Operations in Commercial Printing
Department:   Pressroom
Supervisor:     Denny Klausing

Eagle Print is a commercial printing company that specializes in newspapers, catalogues, flyers and magazines.

General Job Description:

Director of Operations. To ensure all necessary elements are in place to facilitate the timely completion of all jobs in the most professional manner and of the highest attainable quality.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all printing functions with the Production Manager.
  • Schedule all printing jobs on the press with input from the Production Manager, Pre-Press Manager, Post-Press Manager and Administration Coordinator/Print Estimator.
  • Cost out all jobs to ensure that the printing jobs meets our profit margin.
  • Deal with customers’ printing/billing problems.
  • Work with suppliers to get the most competitive prices.
  • Contact customers about aged accounts and establish payment schedules to manage accounts receivables.
  • A basic understanding is needed of presses, bindery equipment, mail equipment, pre-press equipment, post-press equipment and mailing requirements through the post office.
  • Familiarity with all OSHA regulations.
  • Work with the Chief Operating Officer on inventory, employee issues and capital expenditures.

Minor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with all supervisors on the day-to-day operation of Eagle Print.
  • Work with production manager to order all supplies for equipment and pre- and post-press supplies.
  • Take monthly inventory of all supplies.
  • Work with the Administration Coordinator to stay in contact with customers in order to complete jobs to the best of Eagle Print’s ability.

Qualifications for the Position:

Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Associates Degree a plus

Experience:

  • Must have a printing background

Other comments:

  • Strong communication skills and show respect and patience with a diversity of opinions.
  • Must be respectful of all employees – regardless of their position in the company.

Key Competencies:

Computer skills including Microsoft Office – particularly Excel, and Word

To apply, send your resume and information to Roberta Cohen, President, Delphos Herald, at robertalcohen@outlook.com.

Multi Media Sales Representative

Marietta Times / Parkersburg News & Sentinel

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times are seeking a Multi-Media Sales Account Representative Primary function: Providing advertising services to assigned accounts and all business prospects within a defined sales territory. Services include advertising in our two daily community newspapers and their companion websites, a full suite of digital marketing solutions, and specially publications/programs. The account executive is responsible for setting appointments, sales and service of existing accounts into all publications and products, prospecting and new business development, scheduling of all advertising as ordered, proofing of advertising and all customer relationship management functions.

Compensation: We offer a great earning potential and benefits package. The account representative will receive a base salary plus commission on sales. Plus, mileage reimbursement. The position is full-time, Monday thru Friday, weekends, and most major holidays off! Must have reliable transportation. What are you waiting for? Please submit your resume, cover letter, and earning expectations to Lisa Northcraft, Advertising Sales Director at lnorthcraft@newsandsentinel.com or call Lisa at 304-485-1891 ext. 360.

Reporter

Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times are seeking a full-time reporter.

Our two daily community newspapers across the Ohio River from each other are seeking a full-time reporter to cover a variety of news topics, from school board and council meetings to feature stories and other community news for both our newspapers.

The ideal candidate should be able to meet deadlines, attend and cover events and meetings.

We are looking for someone who also possesses the following qualifications:


  • A background in English or journalism. Experience is preferred.
    • Excellent writing, grammar, and spelling skills.
  • Photography skills a plus.
    • The ability to spot a news story that is relevant to our readers’ interests.
    • Self-motivation — The reporter must be able to develop news stories and seek them out, as well as form relationships with news sources in the area and develop stories through these relationships.
  • Must have reliable transportation

This is a full-time position. Hourly wage plus benefit package, including mileage reimbursement. Please email your résumé and samples of your writing for consideration to Executive Editor Christina Myer: cmyer@newsandsentinel.com

For questions, please call Christina at 304-485-1891, ext. 282

Managing Editor

The Putnam Sentinel

The award-winning weekly Putnam Sentinel, based in Ottawa, Ohio, is looking for a full-time Managing Editor. The right candidate will have a passion for telling the county’s stories across all print and digital platforms. The candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills, be interested in community involvement, and be able to work flexible hours including some nights and weekends. The Managing Editor will also oversee publication of the Ada Herald and the Columbus Grove Vidette. The position will include reporting on government and school board meetings and breaking news, while assigning stories to correspondents when needed. The Managing Editor needs to live in the Ottawa, Ohio, area. Ottawa is a great place to live and work and is located 30 minutes west of Findlay, Ohio.

  • Full Time. Benefits. 401(k) opportunity, health insurance, paid time off.
  • Education: Associates Degree (Preferred).
  • Experience: Writing skills: 2 years (Preferred), Journalism or related: 1 year (Required).
  • License/Certification: Driver's License (Required)

Send resume, cover letter and five writing samples to Roberta Cohen at robertalcohen@outlook.com.

Graphic Designer

Ogden Newspapers

The Graphic Designer will create newspaper advertisements that include print, digital, special sections, real estate guides, magazines and more. We work in a high-volume design center, so the ideal candidate will be able to begin designing effective ads according to customer needs and department standards. We are looking for someone who can take direction from written ideas and convert them seamlessly into layouts and designs.

Responsibilities:

  • Think creatively to design and develop new and innovative concepts and layouts
  • Work with multiple newspaper sales staffs to create, modify and update advertisements
  • Work as part of a team within the ADS Center to design and execute advertisements following deadlines

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional designer with superb creativity and versatility
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Maintain an awareness of current design trends
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, with an emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat
  • Communicate and share ideas with team members
  • Maintain dependability and professionalism

This is a full-time, entry level position ideal for those looking to enter the graphic design field. Benefits include vacation time, health insurance and 401K.

To be considered for this opportunity, submit a cover letter and resume by Wednesday, June 1. Send to kcollette@ogdennews.com and shershberger@ogdennews.com.

Founded in 1890, Ogden Newspapers has since grown to over forty daily newspapers, along with a number of weeklies and a magazine division-stretching from New York to Hawaii. Launched in 2015, the Ogden ADS Center is a proud part of the growth of Ogden Newspapers.

 

Reporter

The Daily Standard

The Daily Standard in Celina, Ohio, is seeking a full-time reporter to join our team. We’re a small, family-owned newspaper with a staff of young award-winning talent. We’re looking for someone full of curiosity and enthusiasm, someone eager to tell a good story. You’ll be covering local government and schools, but there will be opportunities to grow as a writer, to do interesting profiles and features. Send us your resume, writing samples and references to newsroom@dailystandard.com, and we’ll send you some PDFs of our recently redesigned newspaper. The position offers competitive wages, health care benefits, 401(k) and paid vacation.