Job Opportunities at KPA Member Newspapers

1. Editor, Ashland Daily Independent

2. Sports Editor/Reporter, Glasgow Daily Times

3. Sales Professionals, Glasgow Daily Times

4. Copy Editor/Page Designer, Bowling Green Daily News

5. Editor/Reporter At Large, Part-time, Landmark Community Newspapers

6. PLG-TV – Multi-Media Journalist

7. Reporter, The Franklin Favorite

8. Home Delivery Coordinator, Elizabethtown News Enterprise

9. Reporter, Richmond Register

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Ashland Daily Independent – Editor

The Daily Independent seeks an experienced, innovative editor for our top newsroom leadership position in the newsy region of northeast Kentucky.

The editor is responsible for news and opinion content in the seven-day morning newspaper and on the paper’s website, working with a newsroom staff of 14.

Candidates need a strong management background, editorial writing skills, entrepreneurial print and digital credentials, and the ability to coach the staff to do superior journalism, including major public service projects and watchdog reporting.

The Daily Independent emphasizes local news, features, sports, photo and video journalism in line with the paper’s mission to serve readers with content that they want, need and value.

Ashland is located on the south bank of the Ohio River in the location where Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia meet. The region’s metropolitan statistical area has a population of 290,000. The city is home to a satellite campus for Morehead State University and Ashland Community and Technical College. Marshall University is 20 minutes away in Huntington, West Virginia.

We offer a competitive salary and a complete benefits package. Interested candidates should mail their resume, work samples and an accompanying letter explaining why they are qualified for the position to publisher Eddie Blakeley at publisher@dailyindependent.com.

The Daily Independent is a CNHI newspaper.  Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states.

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  • Glasgow Daily Times – Sports editor/Reporter

The Glasgow Daily Times in South Central Kentucky, has an opening for a sports editor/reporter who wants to run the show at a daily newspaper with a circulation of 6,000 Tuesday through Saturday. There are four high schools in the region we serve. We are looking for someone with a track record of strong organization, writing, editing, design and photography skills and an aggressive approach to covering sports. Experience with multimedia a definite plus. The successful candidate will not only cover sports regularly, but will also oversee stringers and coordinate assignments. Send resume to: Daniel Suddeath, Publisher, Editor, 100 Commerce Drive, Glasgow, KY 42141. Resume, salary requirements and clips may be sent to dsuddeath@glasgowdailytimes.com

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  • Glasgow Daily Times – Sales Professionals

We are searching for sales professionals who thrive in a fast-paced and creative environment. If you are competitive and motivated to lead the way, we have a spot for you on our team of media experts. We’ll provide the products to sell and you bring the sizzle. CNHI is a leading media company offering top candidates a competitive base salary plus commission as well as health insurance and other benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer. If you have what it takes, send your cover letter and resume to: Sales professional c/o Bill Hanson, 100 Commerce Drive, Glasgow, KY 42141 or email bhanson@cnhi.com

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  • Bowling Green Daily News – Copy Editor/Page Designer
  • The Bowling Green Daily News, a family-owned daily newspaper serving seven counties in south central Kentucky, is seeking a talented copy editor and page designer. This full-time position reports to the news editor and works alongside other members of our copy desk team. Strong copy-editing skills and page design experience (particularly with InDesign) are preferred. Typical hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. To apply, send a resume and samples of page design and writing/editing work to Managing Editor Daniel Pike at dpike@bgdailynews.com.

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  • Landmark Community Newspapers – Editor/Reporter At Large Part-time

Landmark Community Newspapers, a community newspaper company headquartered in Shelbyville, Ky., with 51 paid newspapers in 12 states, is seeking a part-time editor/reporter at-large. The editor/reporter at-large is responsible for covering any newsroom job at any LCN newspaper in cases of emergency or other staffing shortages. Assignments occur on an as-needed basis and will fall primarily, but not exclusively, at smaller papers with small staffs, and could be in any job, including the editor’s. The editor/reporter at-large may stay at a single property for a period of days, weeks or even months, depending on the need. This is an exempt position that reports directly to LCN Editorial Director who will determine work schedule and location week to week.

Apply at www.lcni.com under Job Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • PLG-TV – Multi-Media Journalist

PLG-TV has an opening for a multi-media journalist. This multi-media position will be responsible for the daily gathering, reporting and delivery of the PLG-TV newscast while contributing to both online and print products of The Kentucky Standard.  The PLG-TV operation consists of a leased local origination channel from The City of Bardstown and insertion of local advertising on 16 major cable networks. The PLG cable channel 13 airs all local content including a nightly news cast Monday through Friday, sports shows, and Tightrope classifieds, page ads and video advertising.  PLG-TV offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.

Apply at www.lcni.com under Job Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Reporter, The Franklin Favorite

Looking for reporter to cover breaking news and high school sports. Variable working hours required. Some nights and weekends. Previous experience helpful but new graduates, please apply. Photography experience a plus.

Paxton Media Group offers competitive salary and benefits package and 401K plan.

Contact Megan Purazrang, Editor, 103 N. High Street, Franklin, KY 42134

Phone 270-813-0957

editor@franklinfavorite.com

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    • Home Delivery Coordinator, Elizabethtown News Enterprise

    The News-Enterprise in Elizabethtown is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Home Delivery Coordinator. This is a 40-hour full-time position which includes early morning and weekend hours. The primary responsibility focuses on maintaining consistently high quality home delivery service to newspaper subscribers through independently contracted delivery agents within an assigned geographic area. The use of a personal vehicle to perform assigned duties is required as necessary that will include mileage reimbursement. The News-Enterprise is a 6-day newspaper located in Elizabethtown, Ky., approximately 50 miles south of Louisville. The newspaper also publishes a weekly advertising shopper and various niche publications to serve the local and area marketplace. The News-Enterprise can be found online at www.thenewsenterprise.com.

  • Qualified individuals should apply to: Tom Siemers, Circulation Director The News-Enterprise 408 W. Dixie Ave. Elizabethtown, KY 42701 tsiemers@thenewsenterprise.com

  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Reporter, Richmond Register

    The Richmond Register, a five-day daily newspaper in Richmond is looking for a reporter to join an experienced news staff. This key position requires a self-starter, and some weekend and night work is required on a rotating basis. The Register is located in Madison County, 25 miles south of Lexington. This is a full-time position that, among other assignments, will cover local governments and reports to the editor. The newspaper can also be found online at www.richmondregister.com.

    To Apply:

    Qualified candidates should submit a resume, at least five clips and a cover letter detailing experience to Jonathan Greene, Editor, The Richmond Register, 380 Big Hill Avenue, Richmond, KY 40475, or by email to jgreene@richmondregister.com. MV and background check required. No phone calls, please.

    Qualifications
     • Strong communication, organization and time-management skills
     • Ability to write accurate, effective and engaging stories on deadline when necessary
     • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or closely related field
     • Proficiency in using computers to write and the Internet to research
     • Familiarity with requirements of photojournalism and ability to take publication quality images with a digital camera
     • Available for evening and weekend work as scheduled
     • Strong initiative
     • Adaptable
     • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license needed to cover stories
    
    Essential Functions:
    
    • Develop daily and long-range story and illustrative ideas
     • Write compelling, comprehensive, fact-filled stories on deadline and put readers first by avoiding clichés and arcane language
     • Establish and nurture sources building trust through effective interviewing and reliable accuracy
     • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to serving readers
     • Develop ideas for illustrating stories and be capable of shooting own images as needed
     • Participate in team meetings and decisions

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