Position Newspaper Date Posted
Features Editor

The Sun News

7/30/15

The Sun News, an award-winning McClatchy News company located in Myrtle Beach, seeks a features editor who will direct planning for online components and print features products, including special sections.

Candidates should have strong news judgment; knowledge of online and social media platforms; experience in page design and production; ability to work quickly on multiple projects to completion.

Candidates must have a college degree, reporting and editing experience. Supervisory experience a plus. Must be organized, unflappable and committed to coaching and collaboration.

Sports Producer

The Sun News

7/30/15

The Sun News, an award-winning news operation in Myrtle Beach, S.C.  is seeking a hard-working, dynamic and engaged candidate to fulfill the position of part-time Sports Producer. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have genuine interest in and understanding of sports of all levels, most importantly that of our local high school coverage area, Coastal Carolina and the Horry County golf and recreation scene. This candidate will be called upon to back up the sports editor in daily production of the sports section, and fill in as the lead designer and editor for sports content when necessary. Design, editing and/or reporting experience is required, as well as an understanding and familiarity with social media platforms and content management systems.

Any candidate must be comfortable performing interviews and taking reported scores over the phone, along with performing live coverage from a variety of events. 

The Sun News is a McClatchy Co. news operation with steadily climbing online traffic numbers and constantly evolving digital sophistication. The print publication 26,000 daily and 31,000 Sunday circulation with a combined seven-day online/print reach of 144,200. The Sun News offers a full range of benefits for this full-time position.

Full-time reporter

The Greer Citizen

7/30/15

The Greer Citizen, an award-winning weekly newspaper located between Greenville and Spartanburg, is seeking a reporter to cover news in the Greer area and the surrounding communities of Taylors, Lyman, Duncan and Wellford.
This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week.
Qualifications include solid knowledge of newspaper writing and AP style, the ability to find and produce stories that are relevant to the community, and meet deadlines.
Experience in InDesign and Photoshop are a plus but not necessary.
Those interested are asked to e-mail a resume and references to Billy Cannada, editor, at billy@greercitizen.com.

Press Operator

Edwards Printing/The Journal (Seneca)

7/29/15

NEWSPAPER PRESS OPERATOR NEEDED. Here we GROW again! Qualified applicants must possess previous experience on a Goss Urbanite printing press, 4/4 printing expertise, strong mechanical background, and be obsessive about putting out a quality product. If you feel your experience meets our needs, let’s talk. The Golden Corner of South Carolina offers an abundant array of outdoor activities as we are in the foothills of the mountains and we also have magnificent lakes for boating and or fishing. We are located within a 2.5 hour drive of Charlotte NC and Columbia SC and approximately 1.5 hours from Atlanta GA and Asheville NC. Cover letters and resumes to Mike Watts: mike@edwprinting.com

Sales Representative

Waccamaw Publishers

7/28/15

Waccamaw Publishers in Conway, S.C. is seeking a sales representative for its weekly publications including the Myrtle Beach Herald, Horry Independent, Loris Scene, Carolina Forest Chronicle, News & Shopper and tourism newspaper. Base plus liberal commission. Come live, work and play near fabulous Myrtle Beach! Call Shari Harms, 843-626-3131 for more information.

Sales Rep. - Real Estate

The Herald Media Group

7/27/15

The Herald Media Group, owned by The McClatchy Company, is growing and evolving to emerge among the strongest and most successful news companies in the changing 21st century media landscape. To fuel this growth we combine the mass reach of our daily newspaper with targeted direct mail and niche publications and operating the leading local internet business in our vibrant communities. In order to reach our goals we are looking for the right individual to become one of our Sales Representative in the Real Estate Advertising Division.

Candidate would be responsible for developing partnerships with Real Estate advertisers through consultative selling in order to maintain and grow revenue in both print and online ad sales, build customer base and ad count. Actively prospecting, closing, and maintaining new business is key.

The Sales Representative in Real Estate Advertising position needs to be a self-motivated individual, who is driven to succeed, goal oriented and maintains strong time management skills. The candidate for this position will have excellent communication skills with customers due to the high level of contact with The Herald Media Group customers and work well under pressure. Total compensation package includes Base Salary, Commission, Major Medical, Vision, Life, Dental Insurance and Flex Spending Account.

EOE

Requirements 4 year college degree required, 2-3 years of either inside or outside sales, Media Sales a plus, Real Estate Sales a plus. Strong overall sales skills required including prospecting, cold calling, presentation building and closing a must. Cover letter and resume to: lsmith@heraldonline.com

Sports Editor

Index-Journal

7/24/15

The Index-Journal in Greenwood, S.C., is looking for a talented sports editor to lead our award-winning sports section. We are being proactive in our search in light of a potential vacancy.

The ideal candidate will be a gifted writer who also has the ability to coach and mentor writers in an effort to produce an award-winning sports section that best serves our readers. With our universal desk, the sports editor will typically have limited work in page design, allowing this person to focus on content.

Our publication covers 10 high schools, two Division II colleges and various other sporting events in our four-county coverage area, to include the Symetra Tour, known as the road to the LPGA, which for two years running has brought to town legendary women’s golfer Nancy Lopez and other legends. The person hired will also occasionally shoot photos and design pages.

We want somebody who has a solid knowledge of AP style. We want somebody who doesn't need hand-holding. We want an aggressive, talented self-starter. We want somebody who can help us toward our overall goal of producing the best small daily newspaper in America. We want somebody who can and will do just that by continuing our tradition of bringing home multiple Associated Press Sports Editors awards.

The Index-Journal is a 13,000-circulation, family owned daily newspaper in a beautiful section of South Carolina. Yes, we're a small daily newspaper, but we think big. We want to challenge the regular parameters attached to small papers and eschew the new way of thinking — smaller staff, less local copy, lower quality. We firmly believe the best way for a newspaper to succeed in this economic climate is to put out the best product possible. Period.

If you believe that, we'd like to hear from you. Send a cover letter (describing why you'd be ideal for the job), resume and at least five work samples to Richard Whiting, c/o Index-Journal, PO Box 1018, Greenwood, S.C. Or bypass the postage, and the time: rwhiting@indexjournal.com.

City Beat - Local Government Reporter

Aiken Standard

7/20/15

The Aiken Standard, a 15,000 circulation daily paper in Aiken, S.C., is seeking a City beat reporter, with a focus on daily coverage of various local government happenings within Aiken County.

We are an award-winning newspaper, and the current holder of the coveted SCPA's President's Cup. We are a newsroom that prides itself on teamwork, innovation and dedication – these traits are a must, and have led to a great working and learning environment in our newsroom.

The ideal candidate is a hard-working go-getter who must want answers to questions and who doesn't hesitate to work hard to get them. Candidate should be adept at covering breaking news, understanding the government process, recognizing trends and knowing how to develop stories that can start from a single idea.

Reporter must also have the ability to pull ideas from the beat, recognize the bigger picture and execute that through more in-depth pieces and enterprise stories.

This position will report directly to the News Editor.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Attending City Council and County Council meetings and reporting on them
• Localizing national headlines
• Some general assignment reporting
• Understanding and reporting on government budgets
• Expanding on city and county news
• Writing enterprise pieces and in-depth pieces
• Generating story ideas
• Ability to bring a fresh perspective to the beat in an ever-changing newspaper industry
• Ability to easily work with other reporters and editors in the newsroom
• Taking photographs to accompany stories

Requirements:
• Minimum of a bachelor's degree in journalism or communications
• Strong skills with writing, editing and AP style
• Previous experience in a newsroom environment
• Knowledge of the community of Aiken, S.C. , and surrounding cities a plus
• Knowledge of InDesign, social media and multimedia a plus

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to News Editor Holly Ellington at hellington@aikenstandard.com no later than Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. No phone calls, please.
Crime/Court Reporter

Aiken Standard

7/20/15

The Aiken Standard, a 15,000 circulation daily paper in Aiken, S.C., is seeking a crime and courts beat reporter, with a focus on daily coverage of various police departments, court systems and crime happenings within Aiken County.

We are an award-winning newspaper, and the current holder of the coveted SCPA's President's Cup. We are a newsroom that prides itself on teamwork, innovation and dedication – these traits are a must, and have led to a great working and learning environment in our newsroom.

The ideal candidate is a hard-working go-getter who must want answers to questions and who doesn't hesitate to work hard to get them. Candidate should be adept at covering breaking news, understanding the court system, recognizing trends and knowing how to develop stories from police reports and court cases.

Reporter must also have the ability to pull ideas from the beat, recognize the bigger picture and execute that through more in-depth pieces and enterprise stories.

This position will report directly to the News Editor.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Checking police reports daily and providing coverage from reports
• Keeping up with and writing about the status of court cases of importance in our area, as well as the ability to cover trials
• Writing enterprise pieces and in-depth pieces
• Generating story ideas
• Ability to bring a fresh perspective to the beat in an ever-changing newspaper industry
• Ability to easily work with other reporters and editors in the newsroom
• Taking photographs to accompany stories

Requirements:
• Minimum of a bachelor's degree in journalism or communications
• Strong skills with writing, editing and AP style
• Previous experience in a newsroom environment
• Knowledge of the community of Aiken, S.C. , and surrounding cities a plus
• Knowledge of InDesign, social media and multimedia a plus

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to News Editor Holly Ellington at hellington@aikenstandard.com no later than Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. No phone calls, please.
Public Safety Reporter

The State

7/16/15

The State Media Company, publisher of The State newspaper, in Columbia is looking for a reporter to cover cops and courts.

Columbia is a capital city, a riverfront city and home to the 35,000-student University of South Carolina.

The reporter will write police, fire and public safety articles for online and print. The position will involve attending court hearings and writing longer weekend stories, as well as assignments off the beat.

This reporter will begin work at 7 a.m. 

A bachelor's degree and two years' experience as a reporter at a daily paper are preferred. Previous crime reporting is a plus.

Applicants should be able to write strong leads, headlines and nut graphs. Tenacity and source-building skills are a must. Shooting videos and photos is an important part of the job.

The State Media Company is a leading newspaper and internet publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service.  We offer our full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation and sick leave, plus a 401(k) plan.  

Interested persons may apply at CareerBuilder.com or fax a resume to 803-540-3041.

Assistant Metro Editor

The State

7/16/15

The State newspaper in Columbia, seeks an assistant metro editor to manage local news in a dynamic market.

Columbia is a capital city, a riverfront city and home to the 35,000-student University of South Carolina.

The editor will supervise, coach and edit copy. 

Applicants should be familiar with posting online and on various social media platforms.

A bachelor's degree and experience supervising reporters at a daily paper is preferred. Strong interpersonal, organization and editing skills are essential.


The State Media Company is a leading newspaper and internet publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service.  We offer our full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation and sick leave, plus a 401(k) plan.  

Interested persons may apply at CareerBuilder.com or fax a resume to 803-540-3041.

Editorial Assistant

The Voice of Blythewood and Fairfield County

7/16/15

Editorial assistant for newspaper office. General receptionist/computer work. Experience with InDesign or other publishing program a plus. Part time, M-F. Send resume to The Voice, P. O. Box 675, Blythewood, S.C. 29016.

Multimedia Journalist

Morning News

7/16/15

The Morning News in Florence, S.C., a subsidiary of the Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, has an immediate opening for a multimedia journalist. We are seeking a newsroom superstar who has first-rate skills as a photographer and reporter. If you aren’t passionate about both shooting and writing for digital and print platforms, this job isn’t for you.

Variety is what this job offers. Versatility is what it demands. The selected journalist should be exceptional at juggling photo assignments such as shooting high school football, NASCAR races, festivals and spot news with beat reporting that would include producing breaking news, features and enterprise stories.

We are looking for an energetic team player who respects those around him/her, deals with the public in a professional manner and wants to grow in a web-first newsroom, where creativity and hustle are valued. We are a very visual paper that plays good photos and stories well, and at scnow.com, we continue to expand our storytelling online through multimedia presentation.

The ideal candidate will have a solid portfolio that includes links to photo galleries, slideshows and videos, plus writing samples of three deadline and three nondeadline stories in addition to strong references. Two years of small- to mid-sized newspaper experience is preferred. Reliable transportation is a must. EOE/M/F/D/V. Apply online at www.bhmginc.com/careers.

Reporter

Morning News

7/16/15

The Morning News, a Florence, S.C., subsidiary of the Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, has an immediate opening for a solid news reporter. In our quest for a star, we are seeking an ambitious, energetic, versatile bulldog to cover breaking news and produce quality enterprise stories and features for the newspaper and our website, scnow.com. The journalist selected will be assigned a beat, so the ability to develop sources and cover a specific area is essential. Because the Morning News and scnow.com report news around the clock, candidates must be committed to the philosophy that news gathering is a “24/7” process, and multimedia skills are a must.

Candidates should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and Photoshop as well as some knowledge of software programs that aid in posting to the web. Must be willing to learn new things, be flexible and able to adapt and grow with the job. Must be able to take photographs and shoot video to accompany stories, or be willing to learn. A valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, proof of auto insurance and the ability to cover assignments at night or on weekends is required.

A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related discipline is preferred. Experience working in a digital newsroom is a plus. Two years of small- to mid-sized newspaper experience is preferred. EOE/M/F/D/V. Apply online at www.bhmginc.com/careers.

Full-Time Reporter

The Greer Citizen

7/15/15

The Greer Citizen, an award-winning weekly newspaper located between Greenville and Spartanburg, is seeking a reporter to cover news in the Greer area and the surrounding communities of Taylors, Lyman, Duncan and Wellford.
This is a full-time position.
Qualifications include solid knowledge of newspaper writing and AP style, the ability to find and produce stories that are relevant to the community, and meet deadlines.
Experience in InDesign and Photoshop are a plus but not necessary.
Those interested are asked to e-mail a resume and references to Billy Cannada, editor, at billy@greercitizen.com by July 29.

Advertising Account Executive

Fort Mill Times

7/10/15

Fort Mill Times, part of The Herald Media Group and owned by the McClatchy Company, is seeking a motivated and inspired individual for a full-time Advertising Account Executive position.
The candidate will be responsible for developing partnerships with advertisers through consultative selling of multi-media print and digital solutions for The Herald Media Group in Fort Mill, Tega Cay and Indian Land. The ability to actively prospect and grow new business is key. To be successful, this high energy, fast paced position requires cold calling, excellent presentation skills and a proven record of achieving goals. Ability to effectively manage time as it relates to focus on sales related activities.
The qualified individual needs to be self-motivated, driven, and goal oriented. Total compensation package includes base salary, commission, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. 
4 year college degree preferred, 2 years outside sales experience, Media Sales a plus. Strong overall sales skills required including prospecting, cold calling, presentation building and closing a must.
Direct resumes to: lsmith@heraldonline.com

Circulation Sales & Marketing Manager

The Lancaster News

7/10/15

The Lancaster News, a tri-weekly newspaper located in Lancaster, South Carolina has an immediate opening for a Circulation Sales & Marketing Manager.  The right candidate will be responsible for achieving the circulation growth and customer service goals of The Lancaster News, Carolina Gateway, The Chester News & Reporter and The Pageland Progressive Journal.
We are located in Lancaster, SC just 45 minutes south of Charlotte, NC and 60 minutes north of Columbia, SC.  
 
Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated high ethical standards and attention to details
  • Ability to develop and launch profitable home delivery and single copy volume and revenue growth sales and marketing initiatives
  • Ability to think and plan strategically while accomplishing the daily operation of the business
  • Proven ability to conduct timely and accurate financial analysis of circulation sales
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while effectively coordinating multiple department and cross-department projects on deadline and on budget
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to bring staff members together to achieve a common goal
  • Strong team building, results-oriented delegation, and administrative skills

Essential Functions:

  • Achieve the circulation growth and customer service goals and objectives of The Lancaster News, Carolina Gateway, The Chester News & Reporter and The Pageland Progressive Journal
  • Develop sales strategies to grow print and online volume and revenue
  • Develop, coach and lead the customer service team
  • Work closely with the Delivery Manager and distribution team
  • Effectively and efficiently utilize the company’s circulation systems to ensure accurate subscriber billing and delivery
  • Develop and successfully operate within annual department revenue and expense budgets
  • Effectively and efficiently manage all department accounting and record keeping in an accurate and timely manner
  • Professionally represent the company in community organizations and activities

Interested persons should apply to:
Susan Rowell, Publisher
The Lancaster News
PO Box 640
Lancaster, SC  29721
srowell@thelancasternews.com

Notify your immediate supervisor and LCNI Human Resource Director if making application. Deadline for applications is July 31, 2015.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Digital Account Executive

Index-Journal

7/9/15

The Index-Journal is looking for an experienced Digital Advertising Representative. Role includes consultatively 
selling online solutions to our loyal customer base with our expanding portfolio of Digital products. Requires
working with core media account representatives, leveraging their relationships to build Digital revenue.
This opportunity comes with a salary, commission, and bonus plan that will reward a qualified individual. 

To be considered for this position, send a resume’ and cover letter to Ed Gunderson, Index-Journal, P.O. Box 1018, Greenwood, SC 29648, or email to egunderson@indexjournal.com.

Reporter

Herald-Journal

7/2/15

The Herald-Journal, a 30,000 daily in Spartanburg, S.C. is looking for a tenacious reporter who specializes in hard news and enterprise reporting.
We're looking for someone isn't satisfied with covering just one beat. We want a reporter who is interested in every aspect of our community and eager to take on a challenge. We need someone who can adapt.
We want a reporter who can build a network of sources and work them. If you're in a room full of movers and shakers, you don't leave until you've talked to as many as possible.
We need someone who isn't satisfied with a canned quote and someone who sees waiting for a news release as a sign of defeat. Don't make your editor tell you to follow-up on something.
We’re looking for a reporter who knows just how hard this industry is and refuses to be beat down, so experience at a small daily is required.
And we need someone who knows their way around Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Storify just as much as they do around a city budget. You will also be shooting video.
We have an excellent team. Come join us. Please email resumes to michael.smith@shj.com.

Advertising Director

The Lancaster News

7/1/15

The Lancaster News, a tri-weekly newspaper located in Lancaster, South Carolina has an immediate opening for an Advertising Director.  This position will be responsible for developing and successfully implementing immediate, short-term and long term strategies to accelerate the revenue and profit growth of our print and online products and services. We are located in Lancaster, SC just 45 minutes south of Charlotte, NC and 60 minutes north of Columbia, SC.  The Lancaster News publishes Sunday, Wednesday and Friday with over 9,500 circulation.  This position is also responsible for revenue growth at our other SC properties including two weeklies; Carolina Gateway and The Pageland Progressive Journal and a bi-weekly newspaper; The Chester News & Reporter.  The right candidate will have future advancement opportunities within the company.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing or related field or the equivalent in direct work history experience
  • Minimum of five years of sales experience with two years in a proven results-driven supervisory role
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong customer needs-based selling skills and the ability to coach and train others on those skills
  • Good organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Ability to produce results
  • A valid driver’s license, automobile insurance with specified coverage amounts, and an acceptable driving record 

Essential Functions:

  • Create and implement strong strategies to grow revenue
  • Develop, coach and lead advertising sales teams to meet and exceed monthly, quarterly and annual revenue budgets.
  • Routinely meet with key advertising customers to identify and respond to their advertising needs.
  • Identify and capture new profitable revenue sources that exist in local and regional markets.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly sales actual and forecasting reports on market trends and segment changes while comparing data to previous year and budget.
  • Be actively involved in the community representing the company while building key business relationships.
  • Prepare annual revenue budgets and develop rate strategies.
  • Oversee the daily functions of the advertising team to exceed internal and external customer expectations by establishing streamlined processes.
  • Participate as a member of The Lancaster News Leadership team.

Interested persons should apply to:
Susan Rowell, Publisher
The Lancaster News
PO Box 640
Lancaster, SC  29720
srowell@thelancasternews.com

Notify your immediate supervisor and LCNI Human Resource Director if making application. Deadline for applications is July 31, 2015.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Home delivery manager

The Beaufort Gazette

7/1/15

The Beaufort Gazette on the southern coast of SC, is looking for a talented, energetic and aggressive individual with passion for providing excellent customer service. They must have strong communication skills and the ability to manage a small staff and independent contractors who deliver our daily morning newspaper.

The Home Delivery Manager will be responsible for all facets of the home delivery operation. They must be able to meet goals, have problem solving and good decision making skills, time management and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task efficiently. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel and Word required and legal handling of contracts of independent contractors. They will work with the Audience Development team to develop and implement action plan, strategies and goals for the distribution team.

Candidate will have management experience, with knowledge of independent contractor relationships a plus. Experience in the newspaper industry is preferred. Requirements for this job are a valid driver's license, vehicle insurance and excellent customer service, Full-time, benefits and competitive salary.

To apply: Send resume via email to Henry Woloszyk at hwoloszyk@islandpacket.com.

EEO DFW

Copy editor/designer

The Sumter Item

6/29/15

Osteen Publishing, a family-owned company based in Sumter, South Carolina, is accepting applications for positions on our central design desk, which serves our daily newspaper in Sumter and several weeklies in three other states. We need a skilled copy editor who has an eye for design and meticulous proofreading skills to join its award-winning team. The ideal candidate should have experience with InDesign and Photoshop and should have some understanding of web application. Strong language skills and the ability to write attention-grabbing headlines are a must. You should also be able to edit for spelling, grammar and AP style, and work in a cooperative, productive manner. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package, plus vacation days the first year. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a relevant subject is preferred, and previous experience at a daily or weekly publication is a plus. Please email your resume and samples of your work to Rhonda Barrick, Rhonda@theitem.com.

Editor

The Herald

6/23/15

The Herald, a daily media company in Rock Hill, S.C., has an opening for its top editor position.

The job will include responsibility for the overall news operation as well as the editorial page, leading a staff of 15 in delivering content across multiple platforms.

The successful candidate will have top journalism credentials and integrity, a proven management track record, and the commitment, drive and urgency to maintain The Herald’s position as the foremost local source for information in the three counties it serves in the north central area of South Carolina. We’re looking for both a visionary and a hands-on editor, one who has excellent coaching and staff development skills, and who has demonstrated the ability to effectively lead in a quickly changing industry.

We expect our award-winning news team to excel in both the immediate story and in investigative, watchdog reporting. Digital presentation and audience growth are top-of-mind, including integration of video and alternative methods of storytelling by everyone on staff. Our top editor sets the tone.

He/she will also be a member of a cross-divisional leadership team within The Herald, as well as working with regionalized operations such as production. Strategic thinking and excellent, timely communication skills will both be essential. We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the newsroom and regularly contributes to making our entire operation a success.

Resumes should be sent to Debbie Abels, President and Publisher, The Herald, 132 W. Main St., Rock Hill, SC, 29730.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Copy Editor/Page Designer

Index-Journal

6/19/15

The Greenwood (S.C.) Index-Journal, a 13,000-circulation daily newspaper, is looking for a talented, energetic and detailed-oriented copy editor/page designer to join its award-winning team.

Your first thoughts? Small daily newspaper in a little South Carolina town? Me? We don’t blame you. We don’t have the glitz and glamour of a major metro -- you know, when major metros were plentiful and designers were too. We do, however, have a hard-working staff that has far surpassed the parameters established for a small, daily newspaper. Your second thought might be “Hey, didn’t they just advertise this position?” Yes, we did. And we thought all was good, the position is filled. You know the saying, though. Stuff happens. We still want and need a solid designer on our team.

In the past four years, our newspaper collected 115 South Carolina Press Association awards, a number of them for page design. So yes, our expectations for this candidate are high. We've won the President's Cup, a points-based honor given to the best newspaper in each circulation category. We've placed in General Excellence (overall newspaper award) three of the last four years. Awards-wise, it's the most successful stretch in our newspaper's history.

One reason why we've been so successful has been an increased emphasis on presentation.

This is the ideal job for somebody fresh out of college or a talented journalist looking to make the move up from a weekly, but proven veterans looking to relocate to a charming Southern city are welcome to apply too.

Want to join our award-winning team? Want to work at a newspaper not tied to the corporate structure, endlessly slashing staff in hopes of generating more money for stockholders? Want to work at a newspaper where high quality journalism — above all other things — is the paramount objective?

To apply, send your resume, a cover letter and 5-10 page-design clips via regular mail or email to:

RIchard Whiting
Executive Editor
P.O. Box 1018
Greenwood, SC 29648
rwhiting@indexjournal.com
No phone calls please.

Digital Media Manager

Index-Journal

6/19/15

The Index-Journal, a family owned daily community newspaper, seeks an experienced Digital Media Manager with a proven track record to develop and implement a multi-media, digital-first strategy. The Digital Media Manager will work closely with the newsroom and advertising to develop an engaging web presence. This individual should be able to create, implement and manage a strategy for utilizing the company's CMS software, website and social media platforms to improve and enhance our products' reach and marketability.

Responsibilities include:
        • manage all day-to-day digital media strategy
        • work with Editor to establish story ideas and innovative content
        • generate innovative online content not limited to online forums, niche web products, video content, mobile news generation, blogging, social media and breaking news
        • conduct planning/buying activity for assigned accounts
        • collaborate with Client Services and other digital channels (SEM, SEO, Mobile & Social)
        • lead the development of a collaborative/creative culture among key company departments

Required Skills:
        • ability to develop strong audience engagement
        • graphic design experience using Adobe Creative Suite
        • knowledge of HTML, CSS and other programming languages
        • experience planning and leading content and advertising driven projects while collaborating with colleagues across
departments
        • strong leadership and strategic planning skills
        • ability to train current staff to use analytics to better understand audience behavior

Job Requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree in journalism

The ideal candidate must be an expert at analyzing data, thinking creatively and coming up with innovative media strategies to ensure we reach our target audience at the right time in the most effective and efficient way.

Send cover letter, resume and appropriate work samples to Mundy Price, Index-Journal, P.O. Box 1018, Greenwood, SC 29648. Or email to mprice@indexjournal.com. No phone calls, please.
News Editor

The Cheraw Chronicle

6/17/15

We're seeking a versatile community journalist with a nose for news to cover the people, places, issues and events of a small town steeped in Southern charm. The Cheraw Chronicle, a weekly newspaper in Cheraw, S.C., is looking for a full-time news editor. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and a jack of all journalistic trades who's as comfortable behind a camera as in front of a keyboard.

Reporting and photography will be the main job duties, along with editing contributed content and recruiting and managing stringers. Page design is done remotely at a regional pagination hub. The news editor will make story placement decisions and work collaboratively with designers through a Web-based content management system.

This journalist will work independently and must be able to enterprise, prioritize and plan stories. Newspaper experience is required, along with a positive attitude, a natural curiosity and a heart for community news.

The Chronicle is based in Cheraw, a 5,800-population town in South Carolina's northeastern midlands. It's 90 minutes away from Columbia and Charlotte, N.C., and boasts rich Native American history, a thriving theater and arts scene and a state park with an 18-hole golf course and a 300-acre lake. The newspaper is 125 years old and a fixture in the community.

Opportunities for personal development and career advancement abound within The Chronicle's parent company, Davidson, N.C.-based Civitas Media, which oversees more than 100 publications and employs more than 1,300 people in 11 states. To be considered for this opportunity, send a resume and five of your best clips to Corey Friedman at chreditor@civitasmedia.com.

News reporters

The Island Packet

6/15/15

The Island Packet in Hilton Head, SC, has multiple openings for news reporters as part of a restructure. Come work in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
All levels of experience will be considered, but applicants should be able to show a history of strong enterprise work, the ability to break news, video and social media excellence and an understanding of digital audiences.
The IP and our sister paper, The Beaufort Gazette, have a combined circulation of about 25,000. We do offer competitive salaries, but note that we do not offer relocation expense help.
Send a link to your portfolio or website to Executive Editor Brian Tolley at btolley@islandpacket.com to be considered. 

Please put the words "news reporter" in the subject field.
Sports reporter

The Island Packet

6/15/15

The Island Packet in Hilton Head, SC, seeks a combination golf writer/general assignment sports reporter. Come work in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Golf is the No. 1 beat in our market, and we seek someone who can deliver strong enterprise and become an expert voice on the beat. An understanding of digital audiences, social media and video editing is a must.
The IP and our sister paper, The Beaufort Gazette, have a combined circulation of about 25,000. We do offer competitive salaries, but note that we do not offer relocation expense help.
Send a link to your portfolio or website to Executive Editor Brian Tolley at btolley@islandpacket.com to be considered. 

Please put the words "golf writer" in the subject field.
Sports designer/copy editor

The Island Packet

6/15/15

The Island Packet in Hilton Head, SC, seeks a lead sports designer/copy editor. Come work in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
If you like playing out of the box, we may be the place for you. We value bold, creative work. Sports copy editing skills are a must.
The IP and our sister paper, The Beaufort Gazette, have a combined circulation of about 25,000. We do offer competitive salaries, but note that we do not offer relocation expense help.
Send a link to your portfolio or website to Executive Editor Brian Tolley at btolley@islandpacket.com to be considered. 

Please type the words "sports design" in the subject field.
Digital lead account executive

The Herald Media Group

6/2/15

We have an exciting opportunity to specialize in selling digital advertising solutions for The Herald Media Group!  The Digital Lead Account Representative is responsible for consultatively selling online advertising solutions using our suite of digital solutions to include the heraldonline.com network, Reputation Management, Digital Buzz Solutions (extended audience reach), Yahoo!, Search Engine Marketing and more. This position must handle the needs of an account base and prospecting for new business. Requires working with the core multi-media account executives to build online business revenue. This opportunity comes with a salary plus a substantial bonus plan that will reward you for your efforts.
REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Energy, enthusiasm and dedication are musts!
  • Cultivate client relationships through your ability to understand their marketing and business objectives.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of diligence, accountability and strategic thinking.
  • Drive to achieve/exceed sales goals.
  • Champion, train and lead new and existing online solutions. Conduct informational training sessions during team weekly sales meetings.
  • Champion and lead the sales team targeted publication advertising.
  • Generate new business via networking, self-generated qualified leads, provided business leads, market research and cold call prospecting.
  • Effective completion of needs assessment with target accounts and development of comprehensive proposals/presentations.
  • Experience selling online solutions is a plus.
  • Experience in account management (maintaining the relationship and increasing sales  opportunities).
  • Experience working with a fast sales cycle for a quick close.
  • Must be an accomplished PC user and have a clear understanding of the Interactive media.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask while providing excellent customer service.
  • High School required; four year degree preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

EOE

Send resumes to: lsmith@heraldonline.com
Government beat freelancer

The Voice of Blythewood and Fairfield County

5/15/15

Midlands weekly seeks part time/freelance government beat writer. Send resume to: james@blythewoodonline.com

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