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Sports Reporter - part time

Dix Communications/Record Publishing Co.

Position Summary:
The Record-Courier's award-winning sports department is seeking a part-time reporter with a passion for feature writing and enterprise to focus on high school and prep sports for both our daily newspaper and website. The reporter will focus on game coverage and feature stories to engage a devoted readership. The ability to develop sources across our area is key, as is the ability to explore new angles on the important issues facing high school athletes, coaches, administrators and parents. The Record-Courier covers 16 high schools in Portage County and Summit County, Ohio an area rich with athletic talent. We're seeking a reporter with creativity, social-media savvy and an eagerness to make the Record-Courier the top destination for in-depth coverage of one of Northeast Ohio's most vigorous high school sports areas.

Duties include:
• Pagination, editing and video production.
• Schedule flexibility. Night and weekend work is required, along with area travel.
• Ability to cover games on tight deadlines.
• Excellent writing skills, especially the ability to write compelling stories on deadline, and the ability to turn feature stories into personality profiles.
• Strong command of grammar, spelling and knowledge of AP style.
• Highly organized with attention to detail.

• Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent experience.
• Ability to work with Mac computers.
• Valid driver's license and proof of insurance.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and work samples illustrating proficiency in writing, copy editing and page design to sports editor Tom Nader at tnader@recordpub.com or by mail to Tom Nader, 1050 W. Main St., Kent, Ohio, 44240
Deadline to apply is July 20.


Civitas Media

We are offering a great opportunity as editor of a twice-weekly newspaper and daily multimedia organization in Georgetown, Ohio, in Brown County. Primary responsibilities include overseeing a news staff and directing the coverage of a dynamic and diverse county. Benefits include working with a great team of local employees across all departments.

A degree, experience or training in journalism is preferred. The ideal applicant will have strong leadership qualities; a positive attitude; team-oriented perspective; creative personality; good editing and writing skills; knowledge and skill across all digital and social media platforms; and the ability to oversee and produce multiple stories per day on deadline. Salary commensurate with experience. Vacation, sick leave included, insurance coverage available.

Apply with resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal individual for this position. Also include editing, writing or reporting samples. Send to HTGinfo@civitasmedia.com

Account Coordinator

Dix Communications/Full Spectrum Marketing

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Our Agency Is Hiring An Account Coordinator

Position summary:
Responsibilities for this entry-level position include all activities related to day-to-day management of Full Spectrum Marketing clients. You will:
Manage the implementation and reporting for basic and medium level online marketing clients
Aid the sales force by answering prospect questions during the sales process
Establish and maintain relationships with clients.

Excellent writing and communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media
Degree in marketing or related field

The Account Coordinator will work out of our headquarters located at 1050 W. Main St., Kent, OH 44240.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:
by June 26, 2015.
No phone calls please.

Sports Editor

The Free Press Standard

Immediate opening for sports reporter at weekly newspaper in Carrollton, OH. Duties include covering high school sports and taking photographs as well as paginating pages.

Excellent opportunity for recent college graduate.

Salary and benefits package.

Send resume to cmac@freepressstandard.com.


DecaturDaily Democrat

A Full-Time entry level position for an aspiring journalist is now available. The successful applicant should be able to deliver accurate news stories for a six day a week daily newspaper serving a county of over 30,000. Other skills include familiarity with photography and desktop publishing/pagination programs, specifically InDesign.

Decatur is located 20 minutes southeast of Ft. Wayne Indiana, This is a great opportunity to work with an experienced staff for someone seeking to enter the field of journalism.

Please forward resume and cover letter and non-returnable clips to J Swygart at j@decaturdailydemocrat.com or mail to Decatur Daily Democrat, reporter position 141 S. 2nd street Decatur, IN 46733.