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Advertising Director
EO Media Group is looking for a proven and innovative advertising director for multiple publications and digital platforms in Pendleton, Oregon. We publish a regional five-day newspaper, a two-day community newspaper, a real estate guide, shopper and niche publications. We are seeking a strong, creative leader to inspire advertising staff and create sales campaigns, and to guide and grow our advertising sales efforts. You'll need to have the ability to follow through on details while managing the big picture. You'll oversee both display and classified reps. At least five years of sales management experience in the media field and a solid record of successful campaigns required. Salary plus commission and benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), insurances and a 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan. Send resume and letter of interest stating salary expectations to EO Media Group, P.O. Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com. (placed 4/14/2014)

Advertising Director
Seeking Dynamic & Innovative Advertising Director The Idaho Press-Tribune located in Nampa, ID is seeking an experienced Advertising Director for a dynamic, competitive and growing market. We are a 25,000 circ. daily newspaper located just east of Boise. The Advertising Director is responsible for managing a sales and ad production team and growing newspaper, TMC, Internet, niche and other non-traditional revenue. Must have top-notch people and communication skills, true leadership ability, demonstrate extremely innovative thinking and maintain a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Four-year college degree preferred and 3+ years of newspaper advertising management and/or advertising sales experience preferred. E-mail resume and LinkedIn profile to Matt Davison at jobs@idahopress.com The Idaho Press-Tribune, PO Box 9399, Nampa, ID 83652. idahopress.com, a Pioneer News Group property). (placed 4/11/2014)

Journalism Coordinator
Journalism Coordinator, Student Media Department, Oregon State University. Required qualifications include: Bachelors or advanced degree in journalism or related field, three years' experience as a working reporter, editor, producer or media manager, demonstrated experience in coaching a team and successfully achieving individual/group performance outcomes, lead work should demonstrate ability to understand team dynamics, establish performance and behavior expectations and provide support for individual and team developmental goals, experience in producing and/or content editing in multimedia platforms, ability to lift or carry objects weighing up to 30 pounds and pulling carts weighing up to 30 pounds is required, a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. To review posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting #0012057. OSU is an AA/EOE. (placed 4/8/2014)

Seaside is one of the Oregon coast's most beautiful settings. It is also a busy, vibrant coastal community with year-round residents as well as weekend visitors. EO Media Group has an immediate opening for a reporter at the Seaside Signal. This beat covers the community's residents, visitors, organizations and activities. The Signal publishes every other week. Journalism or related degree, plus newspaper or magazine writing experience required. Multi-media and photography experience preferred. Driver's license, good driving record and reliable transportation necessary. Full-time position. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurance. Send resume, clips and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com. (placed 4/8/2014)

Sports Reporter
The East Oregonian, a five-day daily newspaper in Pendleton, Ore., is looking for a full-time sports writer. Job duties will include print and online coverage of high school, college and community sports and outdoor activities, as well as designing pages for print. We’re looking for a creative, energetic writer to produce compelling sports and outdoor features and to write game stories quickly on deadline. We want someone with strong writing skills who avoids sports cliches. The person hired will also edit on a limited basis and work with the Web. The position offers a competitive salary, a solid benefits package and the opportunity to live in Eastern Oregon near the Blue Mountains and abundant outdoor recreation. It is also a farming and ranching center and home to the famous Pendleton Round-Up rodeo. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan and insurances. Send resume, clips and letter of interest to EO Media Group., PO Box 2048, Salem, OR 97308-2048, by fax to 503-371-2935 or e-mail hr@eomediagroup.com (placed 4/3/2014)

Marketing Consultant
The Gresham Outlook, a twice-weekly newspaper, is seeking a high energy, motivated salesperson to join our sales team as an outside Marketing Consultant. We are looking for someone with previous advertising experience, a proven track record of success, a strong prospector, organizational and computer skills. An existing account base will be provided, but our new team member will be required to contact and create new accounts. Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record. Pre-employment drug screen and good references required. This is a full time position with commission on all sales, a base salary, mileage expenses and full benefits that include health care and vacation. If you have a passion for sales and are committed to success, send your resume and cover letter to Cheryl Swart, Advertising Director – cswart@theoutlookonline.com (placed 3/11/2014)

Country Media Inc., with four media businesses on the Oregon coast and another seven in the upper Great Plains, has an opportunity for an editor at the Headlight Herald, Tillamook County's primary newspaper and digital information provider. You'll manage and create content for our multimedia website, social media platforms and weekly print product. You'll do lots of writing, focusing on original content and feature stories but also covering local government, business, school and community news. You'll manage two writers and a graphic artist, assuring that deadlines are met and high-quality products are produced. We'll expect you to have schooling or experience in digital content, broadcasting, journalism or a related field; strong skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary; a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; and an understanding of small-community cultures and values. Please send a quick letter of interest and your resume to publisher Adam Schwend at aschwend@countrymedia.net. (placed 3/10/2014)

Advertising Sales Rep
SALES: Advertising Account Executive -- The Idaho Press-Tribune has an ongoing need to hire experienced media sales people with a strong knowledge and interest in newspaper advertising. This is a perfect opportunity for self-starter with a proven track record in advertising sales. Duties include: maintaining and expanding advertising programs of current advertisers, building relationships with new accounts, selling newspaper products and special sections, advising customers on marketing decisions, and promoting the benefits of The Idaho Press-Tribune. This is a regular, full time position with a competitive incentive program and excellent benefits including medical, dental, paid training/vacation, 401K and more. Must possess a reliable, insured vehicle, valid Idaho driver’s license with a good driving record. Please submit your resume and LinkedIn profile to Erik Franks at jobs@idahopress.com (placed 3/6/2014)

The Times serving Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic full-time reporter interested in writing for a suburban weekly newspaper. This reporter would cover the Tualatin community, which offers a rich array of interesting stories to delve into from breaking news, features and profiles to investigative, enterprise stories and government reporting. He or she will also serve as the feature writer for the Living Here section that runs in both The Times and Beaverton Valley Times. The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in journalism and newspaper reporting experience. Strong writing and editing skills are a requirement, as is the ability to meet deadlines and manage several projects at one time. We are looking for a team player with a passion for accuracy, a sense of curiosity and the proven ability to turn out a large volume of compelling news content each week. Please email a letter of interest, resume and at least three samples of your published work to Christina Lent, managing editor, at clent@commnewspapers.com. No phone calls please. To learn more about our newspaper, visit www.tualatintimes.com or check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/tigardtualatintimes. (placed 2/28/2014)

Press Operator
The News-Review is accepting applications for a Press Operator to help run our 10 unit Goss Urbanite. Experience preferred, but will train right individual with strong mechanical ability. Our fast-paced shop demands on-time runs and quality work. We are a daily, (6 days-Sunday thru Friday) paper. Work schedule will vary and will include Saturday nights. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits including 401K. Must be able to lift 80 pounds. Send resume to: Pressroom Manager, c/o The News-Review,345 NE Winchester St., Roseburg, OR 97470Or email: groberts@nrtoday.com (No phone calls please) (placed 1/25/2014)

Managing Editor
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle, part of the Eagle Newspapers, Inc. group is seeking a top-notch managing editor to lead the largest community newspaper in North-Central Washington. Can you write, shoot, paginate and manage staff? Are you comfortable with social media? Do you have the skills to lead the transformation from a traditional print newsroom into the print and multi-media world? If so, we want to hear from you. The Chronicle, an award-winning weekly newspaper with a Sunday extra, is located in an outdoorsman’s paradise with an abundance of recreational opportunities. Benefits include health care and life insurance, 401(k), FSA, paid holidays and vacation. EOE. Must have valid driver's license, clean driving record and insurance. Drug screening and motor vehicle driving record check required. Send resume, cover and professional references to rharnack@omakchronicle.com with "Managing Editor" in the subject line, or mail them to The Chronicle, Attn: Roger Harnack, P.O. Box 553, Omak, WA 98841. No phone calls please. (placed 1/10/2014)

Pressroom Night Supervisor
The Bulletin, located in beautiful Bend, Oregon is seeking a night time press supervisor. We are part of Western Communications, Inc. which is a small, family owned group consisting of 7 newspapers: 5 in Oregon and 2 in California. Our ideal candidate will manage a small crew of 3 and must have prior press experience. The candidate must be able to learn our equipment/processes quickly. A hands-on style is a requirement for our 3½ tower KBA press. Prior management/leadership experience preferred. In addition to our 7-day-a-week newspaper, we have numerous commercial print clients as well. Besides a competitive wage, we also provide potential opportunity for advancement. If you provide dependability combined with a positive attitude, are able to manage people and schedules and are a team player, we would like to hear from you. If you seek a stable work environment that provides a great place to live and raise a family, let us hear from you. Contact Al Nelson, Pressroom Manager at anelson@wescompapers.com with your complete resume, references and salary history/requirements. No phone calls please. Drug test is required prior to employment. EOE. (placed 12/5/2013)

News/feature reporter
The Sandy Post, a weekly newspaper in Sandy, Ore., has an immediate opening for an entry level reporter. This is a great opportunity to experience almost every aspect of producing a weekly newspaper, along with maintaining the paper's presence in online media. We're looking for a candidate who is ready to turn out a large volume of news and feature content each week, including digital photos. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a college degree in journalism or a related area of study. Preference will be given to candidates with two or more years of reporting experience. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong news judgment, strong writing and reporting skills, an aptitude for storytelling, and a keen awareness of community-based journalism. This is a full-time position with benefits. Please submit a short letter of introduction, a resume and writing examples to Executive Editor Steve Brown at sbrown@theoutlookonline.com. The application deadline is Nov. 29. To see who can follow directions, please include these words — "Sandy application" — in your email subject line. (placed 11/7/2013)

News/feature reporter
The Gresham Outlook, a twice weekly newspaper in Gresham, Ore., has an immediate opening for a full time news/feature reporter. We're looking for a person who has the proven ability to turn out a large volume of news content each week, with an emphasis on crime and court coverage and coverage of Gresham city government plus several smaller beat assignments. The successful candidate will have a minimum of four years of previous newspaper experience and a college degree in journalism or a related area of study. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong news judgment, strong writing and reporting skills, an aptitude for storytelling, familiarity with public records requests, and a keen awareness of community-based journalism. This is a full-time position with benefits. Please submit a short letter of introduction, a resume and writing examples to Executive Editor Steve Brown at sbrown@theoutlookonline.com. The application deadline is Nov. 29. To see who can follow directions, please include these words — "Gresham application" — in your email subject line. (placed 11/7/2013)

Adver Sales/Sale Management
OREGON WINE PRESS ADVERTISING SALES/SALES MANAGEMENT We are seeking a full-time advertising sales representative. Possible management position DOE. Our dream employee would be a team player with a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, a good sense of humor who is self-directed and can consistently meet deadlines. Newspaper and/ or advertising experience wouldn’t hurt – but isn’t a must for the right candidate. In exchange for your sales talents, we’ll pay you a salary plus commission, provide you with a solid benefit package, and you’ll get to work with really fun people! Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. Please email your resume to: Christy Nielsen Advertising Director cnielsen@oregonwinepress.com AA/ EOE (placed 9/24/2013)

Entry-level Reporter
Country Media, a news and marketing company with 13 non-daily newspapers and accompanying 24/7 websites in four states, has an immediate opening for an entry-level reporter with an enthusiasm for multi-media platforms. This full-time position is based at the Headlight Herald in the community of Tillamook, half a dozen miles from the beautiful north Oregon coast. Applicants should have a passion for providing news via online, digital and social media. You’ll also be responsible for contributing to our weekly print products – including sports coverage of our three local school districts. We have a preference for journalists who can effectively operate a camera equipped with still and video capabilities, who can create photo galleries and slideshows, who can edit video, and can post content to the web at a moment’s notice. Please send a letter of introduction and resume to steve@countrymedia.net. Thanks for your interest. (placed 9/11/2013)

Managing Editor
The Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA a 4,000 circulation daily, serving the historic and dynamic northern California market is recruiting for a Managing Editor. Siskiyou County is an outdoors paradise. With over 20 waterfalls, numerous hiking trails, great fishing and hiking, Yreka provides a scenic overload to the senses. Yreka is a small community that is rich in history and strong in its ranching roots. This is small town publishing at its finest. We're looking for a hands-on managing editor who can lead by example, motivate a strong news team and bring innovation, enthusiasm and organization to the newsroom. We expect our managing editor to put readers and the community first. The successful candidate will supervise the planning, editing and production of all content (Digital, print and Multimedia Production). Lead regular staff meetings, making sure we address reader interests. Monitor story selection, editing, layout and pagination of local, features, wire and sports pages. Must be able to look beyond agenda items to generate daily and enterprise stories, integrate photography and solid presentation planning into the news report, and who can work as part of a management team. Career accomplishments at small dailies or robust weeklies, some management experience is preferred. Compensation is competitive. Benefits package includes medical, vacation, and 401k. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Matt Guthrie, Publisher, The Siskiyou Daily News, 309 S. Broadway, Yreka, CA. 96097 or email mguthrie@siskiyoudaily.com An Equal Opportunity Employer. (placed 8/19/2013)

REPORTER The Register-Guard in Eugene, Oregon, is seeking a full-time reporter to cover a range of hard-news beats, including local government, and business and economic development, for our 54,000-circulation daily newspaper and our 24/7 website, www.registerguard.com. The successful candidate will have strong traditional reporting and writing skills and a track record of producing a high volume of spot-news stories and daily and weekend enterprise pieces. Preference will be given to candidates who seek out the human and community angles in core issues such as taxes, local government services, and business and jobs. Preference will be given to candidates with who have exceptional skills in social and electronic media, to draw viewers to our website and extend our reach to non-print readers. The reporter will post story updates and briefs during the day to our website, and use social media to connect with readers, cover the beat and promote his/her work. The position requires a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, possession of a reliable insured motor vehicle, a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant full-time experience at a daily newspaper. Experience at a daily newspaper over 50,000 circulation is preferred to be less than two years. All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening. The application deadline is June 28, 2013. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, at least five relevant clips, and a completed Register-Guard employment application form. The application form can be found at http://projects.registerguard.com/pages/rg-jobs/ All application materials can be submitted electronically to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com Alternately, they can be mailed to: Reporter The Register-Guard Human Resources Department 3500 Chad Drive Eugene OR 97408 (placed 6/6/2013)

Press Operator
Our Smith River, CA. production plant is seeking an experienced Goss community press operator. We have 8 units that have been well maintained and added to during the past several years including rebuilt quarter folder. We have CTP operation with Kodak equipment as well. We are Western Communications, Inc. a family owned company that has 7 newspapers in California and Oregon. Our company provides above average benefits such as health, vacation, and 401K and most importantly, a great culture and work environment. This plant prints 2 of our publications plus a limited amount of commercial printing, which we hope to grow. This is a 4 day, 32 hour shift that requires hands on community experience and ideal candidate will also be willing to assist in other areas outside the pressroom such as prepress and mailroom as needed. Smith River is centrally located between Crescent City, CA. one of our papers that prints every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday a.m. with approximately 5,000 circulation and Brookings, OR. Our Brookings publication is also approximately 5,000 that prints on Wednesday and Saturday a.m. Both Crescent City and Brookings provide excellent quality of life to raise a family. If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you. Please send resume with references and salary requirements to: David Delonge, Quality Control Supervisor at The Triplicate, PO Box 277, Crescent City, CA 95531 or email ddelonge@triplicate.com. No phone calls please. EOE and pre-employment drug screen required. (placed 5/29/2013)

Sports Editor
Are you looking for a chance to cover the best high school teams in the best league in the state? The Beaverton Valley times is looking for a full-time sports editor to join our team. Successful candidates must be prepared to cover varsity teams at Aloha, Beaverton, Jesuit, Southridge, Sunset, Valley Catholic and Westview high schools. Our sports editor is responsible for attending a variety of games, meets, matches and tournaments – taking photos of the action, interviewing athletes and coaches, and filling our award-winning sports section with compelling articles. We are looking for an experienced journalist with a passion for covering sports and at least two years of prior newspaper experience in writing and editing. Page design and strong photography skills are also a must. For consideration, send a resume, cover letter and clips to Christina Lent at clent@commnewspapers.com by 5 pm on Friday, April 19. No phone calls, please. (placed 4/11/2013)

The Daily World at Aberdeen, Wash., has openings for two reporters. We are a 10,000 circulation paper on the Washington Coast, about two hours from Seattle, 30 minutes from the beach and an hour from the Olympic Rainforest. We prize reporters who write with clarity and verve. Enterprise, story telling ability and creative thinking are a few of our other favorite things. Send cover letter, resume and writing samples to Doug Barker at The Daily World, Aberdeen, WA 98520 or email to dbarker@thedailyworld.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, color, national origin, veteran status or handicap. EOE M/F. (placed 2/6/2013)

Local Sales Manager
Gannett CSS West, a Fortune 500 company, has an immediate opening for a Local Sales Manager. This is great opportunity for an ambitious and talented individual interested in growth opportunities in a fast paced sales environment. Located in Salem Oregon, 75 minutes from the beach; 90 minutes from the Cascade Mountains, in the heart of the amazing Willamette Valley. The successful Local Sales Manager will be able to execute successful sales and marketing plans to grow subscription-based circulation volume across multiple platforms at multiple properties. Five years of sales and marketing communications or relevant business experience required. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. People who share this belief or reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply. Apply immediately online at www.gannett.com. (placed 1/16/2013)

Financial Analyst
Statesman Journal, the area's leading news and information company, has an immediate opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our staff as a Financial Analyst. The Financial Analyst will work closely with top leadership providing expertise in budgeting, accounting, modeling, graphing, systems, controls, and procedures. Put your business and creative acumen to work in this challenging, full-time position. Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting/Finance/Economics or 4 years experience and/or training in a related field. MBA strongly preferred. • Four years financial analyst experience required. • Creative, persuasive, articulate communication skills. • Advanced knowledge of databases, systems, data mining, MS Excel, MS Access, Power Point, and report writing tools. We offer a competitive compensation package and a contemporary benefit program. Apply immediately online at www.gannett.com. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. People who share this belief or reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply. (placed 1/8/2013)



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