Job Bank & Marketplace


Members of Missouri Press Association may place ads FREE in the Marketplace section if the ad is for a position with a Missouri newspaper. Non-members please call or email Bryan Jones for pricing, (573) 449-4167. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Bryan Jones.


PRESS FOR SALE: 2 unit NewsKing w/KJ4 folder, two roll stands, air compressor, power unit, rolling 1-ton hoist, plate bender, punch, spare parts. Located on ground floor, easy take out. Asking 2,500 dollars or best offer. Clarence Courier, 106 East Maple St., Clarence, MO 63437. 660-699-2344;   8-14 

NEWSPAPER FOR SALE IN SW MO: Established Southwest Missouri weekly newspaper for sale. Healthy list of paid subscribers. Owners ready for new challenges. Contact Missouri Press Association, Attn: Bryan Jones,  6-18

NEWSPAPER GROUP FOR SALE:  Small weekly newspaper group in Southwest Missouri. Close to metro area. Legal publications in adjoining counties. Job printing equipment and real estate available. Priced near annual gross. Excellent growth opportunity for motivated sales professional. Email 6-6

NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: The Ballard County Weekly, A small newspaper in Wickliffe, Kentucky is for sale by local owner. Price: 15k. Call 270-335-3700 or 270-748-5602. Contact: Lisa Turner, Owner/Publisher, The Ballard County Weekly, P.O. Box 6, Wickliffe,Ky 42087. Fax: 270-335-3701. 6-3



MARKETING COORDINATOR: News Tribune has an opening on their marketing operations team. This full-time position will help coordinate various events, organize special section schedules and assist in numerous varied duties. The idea candidate will have excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel as well as a neat appearance, pleasant personality and enjoy working with the public. This is a great opportunity for a self-starting team player who is flexible, detail oriented, willing to learn and likes a busy, fast-paced environment. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, 401k and medical insurance. Interested parties please email resume, along with cover letter and salary requirements, to: Jane Haslag, Marketing Director, at or mail to Marketing, News Tribune, P.O. Box 420, Jefferson City, MO 65102   8-20 


DIGITAL MEDIA CONSULTANT: We have a full-time opening for a Digital Media Consultant in the digital division at Central Missouri Newspaper. This is a great opportunity for someone who is well versed in digital media and has a teaching mentality. The goal of this position is to help businesses manage their online and mobile presence through a suite of products and services. We are looking for a dynamic, engaged individual who will be focused on developing new customers and offering outstanding customer service to our current clients. The Digital Media Consultant will conduct all aspects of the position to include prospecting, research, proposals, coordination with fulfillment, maintaining and reporting on activity and sharing best practices across the team. Must have the ability to choose from a broad array of products which would best suit each customer and serve as the digital expert to the marketing staff. The candidate must have a detailed work ethic, be highly motivated, well organized and be able to communicate effectively with a widely diverse group of individual customers by phone and in person. Must have intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office. A valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle is required. If you enjoy a team environment and genuinely want to help businesses grow and succeed, please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to  8-20 


CIRCULATION MANAGER: The Sedalia Democrat, located in Sedalia, Mo., is looking for a talented, energetic and aggressive individual with passion for providing excellent customer service and who has strong communication skills and the ability to manage a staff of four employees for our six-day morning newspaper. This position is also responsible to execute sales and marketing programs for all circulation sales including home delivery, single copy and Newspapers In Education. Candidate will have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. To apply, send your resume  and cover letter to: Jill Sinkclear, Circulation Director, 700 S. Massachusetts Ave., Sedalia, MO  65301 or email    8-15 

REPORTER/EDITOR: Seeking a weekly reporter/editor for The Lake Gazette in Monroe City, Mo, circ. 2,100. Duties will include hard news, local and city news, sports, features/lifestyle pieces and other duties as assigned. Great position with lots of room to grow and/or make your own. Applicants should possess strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style, at least moderate photography skills. Full-time position with flexible hours. Negotiable salary with benefits. Email or fax resume and writing samples to: The Lake Gazette, Attn: Adriana Orsini, General Manager,, 573-735-3300, FAX 573-735-3261, 304 S Main, Monroe City, Mo 63456  8-11 

EDUCATIONAL MARKETING COORDINATOR: We are looking for a dynamic individual to serve as our Educational/Marketing Coordinator. This position oversees our Newspapers in Education program, which places more than 4,500 newspapers into local classrooms. In addition to NIE, this position works closely with our Audience Development Manager for promotional campaigns, creative design and copy. If you have studied or worked in marketing and have a knack for graphic design, this position is for you. Responsibilities: Coordinate all marketing and fundraising efforts for our NIE program. Design and/or create print and promotional materials for print and digital. Nurture working relationships with sponsors, vendors and teachers. Report and database maintenance. Assist Audience Development Manager. Qualifications: Experience in Marketing, Fundraising or Communications. Degree preferred. Working knowledge of graphic design software including InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop. Proficiency preferred. Ability to positively interact with local businesses, employees, and outside vendors. Organized, detail-oriented and the ability to work independently. Pay range is k-k plus bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package. If this is something that interests you and you think you would enjoy a fast-paced environment to work in and to realize the creative you, please email resume to EOE/Drugfree workplace.  8-8

WEB PRESS OPERATOR: The Branson Tri-Lakes News is now accepting applications in the production department for a web press operator. This is a full-time, year-round position. The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of a Goss Community offset press, with some equipment maintenance and repair experience. Other job requirements are working with the circulation department, loading inserts for our newspaper, and various other jobs as needed. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, sick days and vacations. Interested persons need to send a resume Attn: Mike Schuver, Publisher, P.O. Box 1900, Branson, MO; or apply in person at 200 Industrial Park Drive, Hollister, Missouri or email:  7-28 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER needed for 12,000-circulation evening daily in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Ideal candidate would have several years of experience. Entry level candidates with degree in journalism or related field also will be considered. Would prefer someone from Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas or west Tennessee. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401(k) and disability insurance. Salary is negotiable based on experience. Have staff of seasoned reporters and turnover is rare. However, retirement is looming for top three members of staff. Send resumes and writing samples to Stan Berry at or mail to Stan Berry at Daily American Republic P.O. Box 7, Poplar Bluff, Mo. 63901  7-28 

REPORTER: The Monett Times and Cassville Democrat of southwest Missouri seeks a talented and energetic full-time reporter. Candidates for this position must possess strong writing, editing and photography skills. The successful candidate must have an insatiable sense of curiosity, and a willingness to ask tough questions and ruffle feathers to get down to the bottom of a story. They must also be reliable, confident and have a positive attitude. We also seek someone who realizes the importance of breaking news, as well as using social media to drive readers to the online and print product. Organization, adherence to deadlines, and the ability to produce in a fast-paced environment are key. InDesign skills are a plus. Barry County is a friendly, growing area that contains Roaring River State Park and Table Rock Lake. We are a short drive to Branson, Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, Eureka Springs, Ark., and Fayetteville, Ark. Qualified candidates should send their resumes to Publisher Jacob Brower at No phone calls, please.  7-21

JOURNALISTS NEEDED:  The River Hills Traveler, Missouri’s monthly outdoor publication, is expanding Ozarks-wide. Journalists needed who can write, edit and photograph for hunting, fishing, floating, and tourism coverage as well as advertising representatives who can work with existing top accounts and develop new accounts. Excellent pay! Positions available in Southwest, Southeast and Central Missouri as well as Branson and Kansas City. You won’t be tied down in an office! This is a great opportunity to work the area you live in and make good money doing what you enjoy! Who else can say they love what they do (and not get stuck inside all day)? Send resume, work samples and letter of application to  7-14

COMMUNITY JOURNALIST needed at The Republic-Monitor, Perryville, a twice weekly newspaper in Southeast Missouri. Perryville is a charming, family oriented community, 30 minutes north of Cape Girardeau and roughly one hour and 30 minutes south of St. Louis. Successful applicants will have interest in covering government, crime, public safety and anything else that crops up. Strong writing and photography skills needed. InDesign page layout experience would be awesome. If you are looking for a position where your skills will be appreciated by your team and by your community, this may be the place. People read the newspaper in Perryville. In a city survey, 82 percent of residents said they get their news from The Republic-Monitor.  Contact Beth Chism, Publisher, 573-457-4567; cell 417-818-2626; email  7-10 

ADVERTISING CONSULTANT: The Key West Citizen is looking for an experience newspaper sales consultant who still believes in the print community newspapers. If you think the way to build and maintain customers is face-to-face and you have excellent presentation skills; then let’s talk. Must be comfortable selling a diverse range of publications which include daily and weekly papers, magazines and meet deadlines. This position works with new and existing clients to develop new revenue growth. The sales position must handle the accounts with accuracy, effectiveness and maintain extraordinary level of customer service. Meet or exceed monthly sales performance objectives. This is a great opportunity for the right person who truly enjoys newspapers and year around beautiful weather. Base salary plus excellent commission plan, benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401k, vacation, monthly expense and more. Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume and references to Tommy Todd at  Why not work and live in paradise?  7-7 

GENERAL MANAGER: Award winning north central Missouri weekly has position open. Great chance to run a weekly newspaper. Experience in reporting, layout and design. Email resume to Pat Roll at 7-3

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Friday August 22nd

We're finally to reason #1 on our countdown for attending our 148th Annual Convention: Honor Your Peers! Come and salute your staff and peers at the 2014 Better Newspaper Contest Awards Ceremony AND the two William E. James Young Journalist Award winners on Saturday, Sept. Link

Thursday August 21st

Happy #tbt from Missouri Press! Here's a picture from our St. Louis convention in 2000! Link

Thursday August 21st

We're getting close to #1 on our countdown! But for now, check out reason #2 to attend our convention: Honor the New Hall of Fame Inductees! On Friday night, Sept. 26, honor the great Hall of Fame class of 2014: Gary and Helen Sosniecki, Don and Kathy Ginnings, Judy Dixon and David Bradley, Jr. Link



Don't forget to join our Facebook event for our 148th Annual Convention, this September 25-27!
Tuesday August 19th


Missouri Press has just released another calendar of great resources! Check it out! #missourijournalism
Tuesday August 12th


Missouri Press Foundation is hosting a Technology Academy Nov. 6-7 at Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. Come join us!
Wednesday August 6th


RT @TownNews: Congrats to our own @townnews_gary who recently picked up @ISWNE & @MissouriPress honors! | http://t.c…
Friday August 1st