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Jobs at the News and Sentinel

October 15, 2013
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Looking for a newspaper career?
Newspapers offer a rewarding career in a variety of occupations and departments. Below are some of the openings that we currently have at the newspaper. We employee a wide variety of accountants, writers, editors, clerks, truck drivers, pressmen, mailroom workers and advertising sales people. If you would like to be considered for future openings you are encourage to send us a resume at Apply for current positions with the email addresses provided below.

You may also write us at:

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
519 Juliana St.
Parkersburg, WV

Please send it to the attention of the person indicated in the position description.

The following job opportunities are currently available at The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and Marietta A.M.

Views job openings at The Marietta Times

Job openings


Advertising Director - Full Time
We believe that our newspapers still surpass all other media in providing the best value and reach for our advertisers as well as the best local news source for our readers. If you want to work for a company that has 100% faith in the newspaper industry, then let us hear from you. We are looking for the right candidate to lead our advertising staff in the Parkersburg, West Virginia and Marietta, Ohio markets. The Mid-Ohio Valley has a strong economic climate, and is a great place to grow, both professionally and personally. Our ideal candidate will possess the talent and character to motivate and lead a team of professionals to new heights. You will have the opportunity to invigorate both print and digital sales in advertising, at both The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, and The Marietta Times. The two newspapers are part of Ogden Newspapers, a 124 year old growing family-owned company.

We offer a competitive salary with health coverage, vision /dental, 401K, and vacation. If you are interested in leading our advertising department, please send a cover letter and resume to Jim Spanner at Ogden Newspapers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Inside sales - Full Time
The Parkersburg News & Sentinel is looking for a self-motivated, energetic individual for our award winning inside sales team. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. We offer: Hourly wage plus commission, full-time position, medical, dental and vision available. Vacation & paid holidays. If you are looking for a fun but challenging career please contact us. Attention: Jim Spanner -


Reporter - Full Time
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel is seeking a full-time reporter/photographer to join its daily newsroom staff. Reporters must be curious critical-thinkers with an instinct for news and ability to write accurately and succinctly. Reporters must have the ability to cultivate a beat and cover breaking news while handling features, general assignment items and special projects - all before deadline. Digital photography skills are important. Reporters must be willing to work nights, weekends or holidays as needed. Candidates may send resumes to Executive Editor Christina Myer at Inquiries may also be made at 304-485-1891, ext. 282.


We also have a number of newspaper delivery routes available. If you would be interested in delivering the newspaper in the Mid-Ohio Valley, Please visit our page listing routes that we currently have open. Delivering newspapers is a great way to pick up some extra cash. Carriers work in the morning to deliver newspapers to an establish group of customers and can earn extra money by gaining more customers on their routes.



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