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Sports Editor

The Paducah Sun is seeking a Sports Editor for a full-time

position. This position will function as chief over the Sports

Department, coordinate assignments and communicate

editor’s philosophies, deadlines and/or general news with

sports staff, collaborate with papers in regional publishing

group and TV station. Job entails reading local sports copy,

editing it to assure it is accurate, grammatically correct, correctly

spelled and understandable to all readers.

Job requires writing headlines and photo captions that accurately

reflect the content of the materials they are written

about. Job entails communication with sports staff members

and editor to ensure a professional, smooth operation.

Ability to use camera and take photos preferred.

John Mangalonzo, Editor

jmangalonzo@paducahsun.com

IMMEDIATE

OPENINGS

FULL-TIME

position

This is a full time position with benefits.

Work shifts can include nights and/or weekend and some

holidays, as per assigned by editor.

Submit your resume, references, and writing samples to:

John Mangalonzo, Editor

jmangalonzo@paducahsun.com

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The Paducah Sun, and its associated weekly newspapers, is looking for a News Editor that will work with our Executive Editor in the daily execution of our coverage plans for print and digital platforms. You must have a desire to grow digital storytelling. This is the No. 2 position in the newsroom.

You will work with a regional team of reporters across western Kentucky and six newspapers. Our focus is on local reporting beyond the event and ensuring we have an emphasis on the effects these events have on our readers. Be curious, have a sense of urgency, desire to break the big story, and own breaking news.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field, strong writing skills, and an eye for layout. We want someone who has at least five years of newsroom experience.

Send your resume and work samples to Executive Editor John Mangalonzo at jmangalonzo@paducahsun.com.

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The Paducah Sun has an immediate opening for a full time press operator trainee that will be responsible for the performance and printing of area newspapers and special sections.

This position will require manual and machine tasks in the setup, maintenance, and operation of the press.

 

Responsibilities:

Must be able to work in a teamwork environment during the printing of newspaper publications.

We will train to setup the press for each publication run based off of page counts.

We will train to observe and monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.

We will train to observe images are registering from unit to unit and assure print quality and color settings are in accordance.

Works with staff members in making routine adjustments during the press run while maintaining quality throughout the run.

Accurately follows instructions.

Works with press staff in performing daily and monthly maintenance and troubleshooting.

Performs other job duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Must demonstrate basic computer skills to complete data entry.

Must have the ability to perform intermediate arithmetic.

Mechanical aptitude from prior work experience is a plus.

Must be able to demonstrate effective decision-making skills.

Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.

Must be able to maintain good attendance.

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to climb stairs on a regular basis.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Culture based on integrity, respect and accountability. We will provide excellent comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities. The Paducah Sun, Paducah KY is a 5 night per week operation printing various area web publications. Benefits include health, dental, vision insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) plan.

Pay Rate: $11/hr

Please send resume to 408 Ky Ave. , Paducah KY 42003 Attention: Matt Jones. Electronic resumes may be sent to mjones@paducahsun.com. No walk in interviews accepted.

 

Paxton Media Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

 

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The Paducah Sun and our associated weekly newspapers have

an immediate opening for a storyteller. We are looking for the

person that can balance hard news reporting with the emotional

stories of the people that make up our communities.

You are a writer that enterprises their own stories and looks

beyond the event in front of you and finds the effects this event

will have on the communities you write about.

You will write for the papers and our associate web sites.

You must have strong social media skills and know how to

engage the digital audience.

Your byline will be attached to creative, compelling, and relatable

content that appears across our network of six newspapers in

Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois.

Have curiosity. Have passion.

John Mangalonzo, Editor

jmangalonzo@paducahsun.com

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

FULL-TIME

position

This is a full time position with benefits. Your shift may include

evenings and some weekends—it’s the news.

Submit your resume, references, and writing samples to:

John Mangalonzo, Editor

jmangalonzo@paducahsun.com 

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The Paducah Sun, and its associated weekly newspapers, is looking for a Copy Editor/Reporter who will work in tandem with the News Editor and Executive Editor in editing copy for the daily and weekly newspapers and special sections. The job also entails reporting on stories for publication and story budgeting. Job holder must be willing to take on other general assignments and special section work as needed and assigned by News Editor or Executive Editor. Ability to use camera and take photos required. Work shifts can include nights and/or weekends and some holidays. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field with at least two years of newsroom experience.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Applicants should submit a resume and three work samples to: John Mangalonzo, Executive Editor. jmangalonzo@paducahsun.com