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Rates Quotations Specialist

AdOhio/ Ohio Newspaper Association

AdOhio / Ohio Newspaper Association is seeking a person for a part-time position as a quotations specialist. Desired person will have a fluid understanding of Excel, and must have outstanding organizational skills. Primary responsibilities will be to create job quotations for newspaper advertising. Print and digital advertising knowledge is a plus for this position. Flexible schedule during regular business hours; 15-20 hours per week with an hourly rate of $10.50-plus depending on experience/knowledge. This is not a sales position; however candidate will multi-task in creating spreadsheets for various client quotes.

Please send resume to Pat Conkle, AdOhio Office Manager, pconkle@adohio.net. Offices are located on Dublin Rd., just west of downtown Columbus. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted.


Sports Editor

Peru Tribune

The Peru Tribune, part of the Paxton Media/Central Indiana News Group, is looking for a Sports Editor to cover Miami County sports, including 3 high schools. We are seeking someone who understands the basics, has a passion for telling stories about athletes and sports enthusiasts and is also able to gather stats and recaps of multiple events in a timely fashion. This position will involve weekend and evening work.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field. Recent college graduates will be considered.

Send resume To: David Penticuff, Regional Editor, dpenticuff@chronicle-tribune.com and Lois Tomaszewski, Peru News Editor, ltomaszewski@perutribune.com


Circulation Manager

Dix Communications/The Daily Record

The Daily Record in Wooster, Oh, is seeking a circulation manager to lead the audience development and distribution operation. Our products include a daily newspaper, weekly and niche products and websites servicing both the desktop and mobile reader.

The Circulation Manager will provide leadership to a staff of District Managers, field representatives and contractors in the development and implementation of marketing programs to increase total audience development and retention for both print and digital revenue.

Responsibilities for this position include all aspects of marketing and distribution including home deliver, single copy, digital subscriptions, niche products, and sales and retention for the daily newspaper. Candidates must be results-oriented, possess a creative approach to audience development and have an unwavering commitment to customer service. This individual must demonstrate a positive style of leadership to develop standards and expectations.

A minimum of three years circulation and supervisory experience as well as an understanding of contractor relationships is preferred. A college degree is helpful. Equivalent management experience is also acceptable. This position requires a personal vehicle. An acceptable driving record and current driver's license are required.

We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, bonus plans, paid vacation, 401(k) and medical, dental and vision insurance.

Please submit resume and references to wrpc@dixcom.com or forward to Andrew Dix, 212 E. Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691.


Photographer/ Videographer

Enquirer Media and Gannett

Enquirer Media is seeking a general assignment Photographer / Videographer. This position demonstrates high command of both photo/video techniques through sophisticated craftsmanship and performs duties under minimal supervision. Creates and develops visual storytelling across multiple platforms, using both photography and videography to inform, engage and entertain fan bases. Acts as a public ambassador through community outreach and connects with readers through social media. Works with content coach, reporters and other photographers to improve content quality. Collaborates with content strategists and audience analysts to shape storytelling that will meet audience interests and needs.

Uses audience metrics to assist making coverage decisions. Demonstrates high command of techniques and sophisticated craftsmanship in photo/video storytelling and community engagement. Acts as a community watchdog in this area of expertise.

Apply online at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=42382&company=Gannett&username=

As a part of Gannett Co., Inc., the nation's largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, community-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid vacation time, personal and sick leave, and tuition reimbursement. Pre-employment drug testing and background screening are required.

At Gannett we accept and respect the diversity of everyone. Diversity of experience, culture, education, interests, race and ethnicity, age, socio-economics, physical abilities, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and other beliefs breeds innovation and powers ideas. Diversity is the foundation of Gannett.


Sports Photographer/ Videographer

Enquirer Media and Gannett

Enquirer Media is seeking a Sports Photographer / Videographer. This position demonstrates high command of both photo/video techniques through sophisticated craftsmanship and performs duties under minimal supervision. Creates and develops visual storytelling across multiple platforms, using both photography and videography to inform, engage and entertain fan bases. Acts as a public ambassador through community outreach and connects with readers through social media. Works with content coach, reporters and other photographers to improve content quality. Collaborates with content strategists and audience analysts to shape storytelling that will meet audience interests and needs.

Uses audience metrics to assist making coverage decisions. Demonstrates high command of techniques and sophisticated craftsmanship in photo/video storytelling and community engagement. Acts as a community watchdog in this area of expertise.

Apply online at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=42383&company=Gannett&username=

As a part of Gannett Co., Inc., the nation's largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, community-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid vacation time, personal and sick leave, and tuition reimbursement. Pre-employment drug testing and background screening are required.

At Gannett we accept and respect the diversity of everyone. Diversity of experience, culture, education, interests, race and ethnicity, age, socio-economics, physical abilities, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and other beliefs breeds innovation and powers ideas. Diversity is the foundation of Gannett.


Retail and Residential Development Reporter

Enquirer Media and Gannett

Cincinnati.com and The Enquirer are searching for a Reporter to join our newsroom.

As Retail and Residential Development Reporter you will:

  • You know more about retail — what’s new, what’s opening and what’s closing — than any other media. You break exclusive news and you get access to the key players unlike any other media.
  • You own residential development in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region — breaking exclusive news about the residential real estate market, from a new apartment or home development opening to the new real estate figures.
  • You spot trends in retail and residential development and provide a thoughtful analysis — like an influx of certain products or retail that’s unique to the Cincinnati region or whether it’s a good time to sell.
  • You engage your audience consistently throughout the week -- you build a true community and relationship around your coverage.
  • You are hyper-responsive to readers via social media. You are creative in finding ways to solicit their feedback and incorporate it into your coverage.
  • You continually initiate new techniques in your coverage to meet the interests and needs of 25-45 year olds
  • You are comfortable with voice -- you bring your unique voice to all your stories, social media, video appearances and public appearances. You are comfortable sharing your personality that helps 25-45-year-olds create a personal connection to you.
  • You work with your advertising partner to grow and monetize the 25-45 audience.

Required Skills + Abilities

  • Bachelor's in Communications, Journalism or equivalent in experience and education.
  • Ability to build coalitions around evolving needs.
  • Minimum 3-5 years in the journalism field
  • Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Deep understanding of and curiosity about competition for our customers' time and money.
  • Self-motivation and self-direction.
  • Industry knowledge.
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Knows how to use time efficiently in a 24-hour news environment.
  • Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment.
  • Must embrace peer-to-peer training, as a both a teacher and student.
  • Applies innovative, creative thinking to support the company’s goals.
  • Writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style.
  • Knowledge of media law and Principles of Ethical Conduct.

Pacing: Cool Homes weekly. Signature piece every month. Breaking news several times a week.
Typical hours: varies, lots of night and weekend

Apply online at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=42393&company=Gannett&username=

About Us
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.

Gannett employees are hired, promoted and rewarded on the basis of talent, performance and dedication. We cannot afford to deprive the company of capable people and will not allow harassment or discrimination based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, disability or veteran status.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer


Our Celebrities & What’s Trending Reporter

Enquirer Media and Gannett

Cincinnati.com and The Enquirer have a great opportunity for an Our Celebrities & What’s Trending Reporter.

In this role:

  • You are 100% focus on the 25-45 audience.
  • You bring stories about celebrities and personalities (athletes, media, social and digital celebs in our region) to our audience.
  • You attend all the cool events and share with photos & details.
  • You know what’s trending in and about Cincinnati and you write about it, mining social media.
  • You know if someone from outside of Cincinnati is writing about our region (Yahoo Travel or somewhere else spotlighting our city) and you explain why and share it.
  • You aggregate content from others to share (instagram, twitter, etc.).
  • You ensure we produce content that serves all strategic parts of our community -- Butler/Warren counties and Northern Kentucky as well as Cincinnati.
  • You are comfortable with voice -- you bring your unique voice to all your stories, social media, video appearances and public appearances. You are comfortable sharing some personal information that helps 25-45 year olds create a personal connection to you.
  • You engage your audience consistently throughout the week -- you build a true community and relationship around your coverage.
  • You continually initiate new techniques in your coverage to meet the interests and needs of 25-45 year olds.
  • You break news on what is important to your audience.
  • You are the person that people follow if they want to know what’s important in this area.
  • You work with your advertising partner to grow and monetize the 25-45 audience.


Pacing: Signature piece once a month. Breaking news daily. In-depth take/insight on the news, weekly. Typical hours: varies, lots of night and weekend

Knowledge and Skills Needed:

  • Ability to produce top-notch investigative and revelatory journalism.
  • Exceptional cross-platform storytelling skills.
  • Exceptional core journalism skills (reporting, producing and editing).
  • Deep understanding of and curiosity about competition for our customers' time and money.
  • Self-motivation and self-direction.
  • Advanced knowledge of social media and how to engage fan base on digital platforms.
  • Photo and video skills.
  • Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Knows how to use time efficiently in a 24-hour news environment.
  • Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment.
  • Must embrace peer-to-peer feedback and training.
  • Applies innovative, creative thinking to support the company’s goals.
  • Writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Command of media law and Principles of Ethical Conduct.

Please send resume and clips when applying.

Apply online at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=43321&company=Gannett&username=

As a part of Gannett Co., Inc., the nation's largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, community-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid vacation time, personal and sick leave, and tuition reimbursement. Pre-employment drug testing and background screening are required.

At Gannett we accept and respect the diversity of everyone. Diversity of experience, culture, education, interests, race and ethnicity, age, socio-economics, physical abilities, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and other beliefs breeds innovation and powers ideas. Diversity is the foundation of Gannett.


Bengals Columnist

Enquirer Media and Gannett

Cincinnati.com and The Enquirer are seeking a top-notch Bengals’ Columnist.

In this role:

  • 50% of your focus is the 25-45 year old audience.
  • You are more knowledgeable about the Bengals -- ownership, players and fans -- than any other media. You get access to players, coaches and owners unlike any other media. You know what changes they're making, what they're thinking, what makes them tick.
  • You are the news leader in your field. You are competitive; you rarely get beat.
  • You bring readers insight, not just facts. You tell me not just what happened at the game but why and what it means. You bring me understanding that changes how I watch the game, understand the team and the NFL.
  • You produce a balanced mix of "game" content, fun experience-based content, storytelling, in-depth issue and trend reporting, and video content.
  • You are comfortable with voice -- you bring your unique voice to all your stories, social media, video appearances and public appearances. You are comfortable sharing some personal information that helps 25-45 year olds create a personal connection to you.
  • You engage your audience consistently throughout the week -- you build a true community and relationship around your coverage. Your audience engages back with you.
  • You continually initiate new techniques in your coverage to meet the interests and needs of 25-45 year olds.
  • You work with an advertising partner to grow and monetize the 25-45 audience.


Job duties:

  • Produces a blog and digital content at Cincinnati.com and on social media, as changes happen, that break news, offer insights and analysis, take readers inside the locker room and behind the scenes with players, coaches and ownership. The content must exhibit your analysis and perspective and have unique personality and voice. 60%
  • Produces video, podcast and other programming content. Often hosts the programming. Monitors audience and revenue results and continuously creates new segments and approaches to grow audience and revenue. 20%
  • Creates and hosts audience events that gain new audience and revenue. 20%
  • Self-directed and works with minimal supervision.


Apply online at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=42805&company=Gannett&username=

As a part of Gannett Co., Inc., the nation's largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, community-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid vacation time, personal and sick leave, and tuition reimbursement. Pre-employment drug testing and background screening are required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. At Gannett we accept and respect the diversity of everyone. Diversity of experience, culture, education, interests, race and ethnicity, age, socio-economics, physical abilities, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and other beliefs breed innovation and power ideas. Diversity is the foundation of Gannett.


Investigative & Watchdog Content Coach / Editor -- Cincinnati

Enquirer Media and Gannett

Cincinnati.com and the Enquirer are looking for a dynamic coach/editor to join our newsroom. This position coaches, supervises and directs the work of reporters, encouraging independent planning and self-direction. Guides reporters and photographers by applying specific expertise to ensure that they create high quality content that fulfills the newsroom's strategy across all platforms. Focus areas include, but are not limited to: investigative reporting, narrative writing, photography and videography, beat development and digital content. Sometimes takes a hands-on approach to accelerate a story's path to publication. Guides journalists by consultation and coaching before, during and after the creation of content. Focuses on the most important, sensitive and complex stories.

Works with reporters and photographers to identify the questions and needs, databases and public records, sources and voices relevant to the 25-45 audience. Consistently deliver clear revelatory findings that are unique in the community. Plans for mobile first to determine the best storytelling approach and what assets the reporter and photographer must gather to produce content that is complete, full of voice, authoritative and shareable. Delivers to the planner on time, to ensure our products are interesting every day and the reporter/photographer can build a following. Ensure each reporter/photographer is the news leader in their field. You can demonstrate ways that you coach reporters to help them be successful.

Enquirer Media, a Gannett Company, offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. At Gannett we accept and respect the diversity of everyone. Diversity of experience, culture, education, interests, race and ethnicity, age, socio-economics, physical abilities, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and other beliefs breeds innovation and powers ideas. Diversity is the foundation of Gannett.

Apply online at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=41223&company=Gannett&username=

To learn more about Enquirer Media and Gannett, please visit us online at: www.enquirermedia.com and www.gannett.com


Community Press Content Coach

Enquirer Media and Gannett

As Community Press Content Coach:

  • 100% of your work is focused on the 25-45 audience.
  • You work with reporters to identify the watchdog questions that will help readers make smart choices for their communities and get to the bottom of their questions. You ensure the reporter uses public records and the best sources to be authoritative.
  • You ensure watchdog stories deliver clear findings that are unique in the community.
  • You identify stories that are best told through emotional narrative and coach reporters to develop the characters and places relatable to the 25-45 audience.
  • You ensure that the Community Press/Recorder reporters collaborate well with Enquirer reporters. They should share tips, sources, and report stories together to ensure all Enquirer Media readers get the best and most relevant content.
  • You plan for mobile first to determine the best storytelling approach and what assets the reporter must gather to produce content that is complete, authoritative and shareable.
  • You deliver to the planner on time, to ensure our products are interesting every day and the reporter/photographer can build a following.
  • You ensure each content creator is the news leader in their field. They are competitive; they rarely get beat.
  • You can demonstrate ways that you coach reporters to help them be successful.


You report to: the Editor
Your work location is: the Loveland newsroom, regularly traveling to the NKY newsroom

Required Skills + Abilities

  • Bachelor's in Communications, Journalism or equivalent in experience and education.
  • Five years of media management experience.
  • Experience with advanced storytelling techniques on multiple platforms.
  • Experience editing and shaping watchdog and investigative journalism.
  • Ability to edit and lead top-notch watchdog journalism.
  • Ability to build coalitions around evolving needs.
  • Exceptional cross-platform storytelling skills.
  • Exceptional coaching skills.
  • Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Deep understanding of and curiosity about competition for our customers' time and money.
  • Self-motivation and self-direction.
  • Industry knowledge.
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Knows how to use time efficiently in a 24-hour news environment.
  • Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment.
  • Must embrace peer-to-peer training, as a both a teacher and student.
  • Applies innovative, creative thinking to support the company’s goals.
  • Writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style.

Command of media law and Principles of Ethical Conduct.

Apply at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=42881&company=Gannett&username=

About Us
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.

Gannett employees are hired, promoted and rewarded on the basis of talent, performance and dedication. We cannot afford to deprive the company of capable people and will not allow harassment or discrimination based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, disability or veteran status.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer


General assignment reporter

The Times-Gazette

We are looking for an aggressive journalist with the talent and drive to get better quickly. The Times-Gazette is a community newspaper with a growing digital presence that is among the best of its size in Ohio. While all our writers are really GA reporters, this position will focus on local government issues. We would prefer someone with experience, but we’ll consider recent graduates with at least one good internship. Preference will be given to candidates from Ohio and surrounding states. The Times-Gazette is an 11,000-circulation, six-day A.M. publication. Ashland, a county seat and college town, is located in North Central Ohio, with both Cleveland and Columbus just a little more than an hour away.

The application deadline is March 9, although interviews will begin immediately. Send 6 samples of your work to Ted Daniels, Editor and General Manager, Ashland Times-Gazette, 40 E. Second St., Ashland, OH 44805 or tdaniels@times-gazette.com.  


Seeking editors

GateHouse Media

GateHouse Media, a pre-eminent multimedia company in small and midsize markets across the country, is seeking editors.

We’re looking for solid reporters seeking their first newspaper leadership role or recent graduates with management experience at their college or university publications.

Applicants must be willing to relocate. For a full list of GateHouse owned or managed media organizations, visit http://www.gatehousemedia.com/section/publications.

GateHouse Media newsrooms focus on local journalism with an emphasis on enterprise reporting. From investigative pieces that challenge what we know about our communities, to daily enterprising features covering local government and social issues, our goal is to engage discussion and prompt change in the areas we cover.

Our newsrooms balance that hard, enterprising reporting with entertaining community coverage that helps readers plan their lives. Our approach is proactive, and our newsrooms often utilize alternative story formats.

GateHouse’s digital strategy involves aggressive online posting on both traditional news websites and multiple social media platforms. Our websites are constantly updated throughout every day of the week, regardless of our publication cycles. High quality video done in various forms will be at the heart of our digital storytelling.

As GateHouse Media grows, opportunities are expected across the company’s footprint, including for advancement within the company. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow professionally along with GateHouse.

Email your resume to rinks@gatehousemedia.com for consideration, indicating your preferred location and your ability to relocate, if necessary.

To receive more information about current openings, visit Gatehouse's career website at http://www.gatehousemedia.com/section/careers.


Circulation, Marketing, Audience Management Opportunities

Ogden Newspapers, Inc.

If you are an experienced leader in newspaper circulation looking to connect with a newspaper company that still believes that its newspapers are the absolute best source for news and advertising in all of its communities, contact us today. We are looking for a few exceptional circulation professionals to add to our company. We have needs in several areas of the U.S. so we might be able to meet your geographic needs.

We are looking for leaders in distribution and audience development at the community newspaper level. Do you have team-building skills? Are you a problem-solver? Can you lead a multi-channel, dynamic marketing program to grow our newspapers and our online editions?

We are a growing family-owned company that continues to acquire newspapers. We offer a competitive salary, health coverage, vision/dental, life insurance, 401k, sick leave and vacation.

If you are interested in joining a newspaper company that believes in the future of newspapers, please send a cover letter briefly summarizing your talents and achievements, as well as salary expectations to circgrowth@gmail.com.

We will keep your interest confidential. Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Metro Editor

The Tribune Chronicle

The Tribune Chronicle, a 25,000-circulation daily in Warren, OH, is seeking a metro editor with the talent, energy and enthusiasm to direct our reporter staff in a newsy and highly competitive market. We are seeking qualified candidates that can drive our staff of eight reporters, with the help of an assistant metro editor, all of whom won many Associated Press awards in recent years. The job requires sharp decision-making skills, recognition of what works on digital platforms and an adrenaline rush for late-breaking news. Strong line editing skills and news judgment are a must. Strong communication, collaboration and organizational skills are essential. The metro editor will work closely with the editor to strive for content excellence while meeting deadline expectations. The best candidates will have previous management, editing and reporter experience.

Send a cover letter, resume, clips and salary requirements to Editor Brenda J. Linert at blinert@tribtoday.com; or 240 Franklin St. SE, Warren, OH 44481.


Ad Director

Fort Wayne Newspapers

Fort Wayne Newspapers is a multi-media company seeking a committed sales executive to lead an experienced sales staff.

Candidate is expected to increase revenues for newspapers, magazines, online news products and future news-delivery platforms currently under development.

Candidate must be an innovative, results-driven leader who will supervise and coach an existing sales team for excellence, as well as be responsible for staff acquisition, retention and development for business growth.

Candidate will be working with sales reps to develop strategies to help customers grow their business. Will assist sales reps in forecasting sales and surpassing goals.

With consultative selling, candidate will be expected to manage key accounts, make sales calls with sales reps and attend community events.

Candidate must be able to create sales proposals and keep up-to-date special sections marketing pieces, calendars and Media Kit.

The candidate we are looking for will have:

  • Excellent skills in leadership, team building, negotiation, issue resolution, innovation and customer service
  • Strong management skills, ability to work with different personality types
  • Outstanding external and internal communication skills: verbal, written, email
  • Impeccable integrity, be self-motivated and motivating, goal-oriented
  • Solid character to work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Strong understanding of online media and its metrics, analytics, marketing
  • History of building customer relationships and cross-selling techniques

We offer a competitive salary. Benefits include health, 401(k), vacation and a pleasant working environment.

Email application letter and resume with references and salary history to mchristman@fortwayne.com.