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Weekly Metro Suburban Publication for sale. Long established. In Missouri. Revenues near 100K Annually. Owner is nearing retirement, will train and assist in transition. Great as an add-on acquisition or younger couple to own and operate. Serious inquiries only. 816-225-5083 or email: bmassop@massopgroup.com 


Weekly community newspaper for sale. Long established. In Missouri. 100K/annual revenue. Serious inquiries only. 660-726-2073 or email: rgsales00769@gmail.com 


North Missouri newspaper and shopper for sale. Great potential, untapped sources of revenue. Call 660-626-6308. 


Long established small weekly newspaper in Southwest Missouri, the Webb City Sentinel, is for sale. Owner for the past 36 years is nearing retirement. To inquire, send message to news@webbcity.net. 

 

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MARKETING EXECUTIVE: Tribune Targeted, a multi-media marketing agency, seeks a marketing professional who: Successfully builds strong, professional relationships with clients and prospects; Is fluent in marketing of all types, including digital and social media; Understands the needs of businesses and can provide appropriate marketing solutions; Communicates clearly, manages time effectively, meets deadlines, remains organized in a fast-paced environment. Requirements include minimum of two years of experience in marketing; demonstrated skills in project and budget management; IT literate. Marketing or related degree preferred. Good driving record and reliable transportation required. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. Email resume to srinehart@columbiatribune.com EOE / Drug free work place 9-22


PRODUCTION/DESIGN SPECIALIST:  Pipistrelle Press LLC., publisher of the Versailles Leader-Statesman and Morgan County Press, weekly community newspapers covering all of Morgan County, Mo., has an employment opening for a creative design and production specialist. The creative design/production position requires knowledge of page layout and design for print and online products; experience navigating web pages and uploading images and data for pre-press and online access; ability to design attractive layout options for covers, special sections and promotions. Applicant must work regularly and well with editorial and advertising sales staff to produce a 4-6 page common advertising section and approximately 20 newspaper pages per week, along with special supplements, as necessary. The position requires use of online graphic design libraries and familiarity with basic layout methods. In addition, he or she will be responsible for the digital archiving of work product for storage and later reference. The successful applicant will also be required to bundle, label, and distribute two newspapers to vendors, machines, and post offices each week. He or she will assume certain other light maintenance duties. This position offers a chance to work in a fun, yet challenging, environment, contributing to a legacy product with more than a century serving the people of Morgan County with quality journalism and advertising value. Starting salary based on experience. Paid vacation and sick days. Weekly pay periods. Apply for this position by sending resume and references to: Production Specialist, c/o Publisher Bryan E. Jones, PO Box 348, Versailles, MO  65084 or via email: bjones@leader-statesman.com 9-22 


INSIDE SALES MANAGER: The Herald-Whig, a division of QMI, has an immediate opening for Inside Sales Manager to lead and direct the call center for the Herald-Whig and New Jersey Herald print and online products. This position reports directly to the Advertising Director. Are you: Professional, talented and driven to succeed; An experienced supervisor; A motivational team leader; Skilled with numbers and data analysis. Do You Have: 4 years or more experience in advertising sales; A solid understanding of media and online sales; A proven track record of sales success utilizing sales programs and sales incentives; Critical thinking and problem solving skills. Submit your cover letter, resume and reference to: Christina Wilson, Human Resources, 130 S. Fifth, Quincy, Illinois 62301 or by email to cbwilson@whig.com. The Herald-Whig offers an attractive base wage plus commission compensation plan. This is a full time position eligible for a comprehensive fringe benefits package offering. 9-21


MANAGING EDITOR: Phillips Media Group is seeking a motivated, hands-on managing editor to drive our local news coverage for the West Plains Daily Quill, a community daily newspaper in the Ozarks. The successful candidate will understand how to present local news both in print and online, have good management skills as well as strong writing, editing, design and pagination skills. Must meet deadlines and have knowledge of AP style. Experience with InDesign, websites and the ability to use social media a plus. If you are looking for a leadership position in a growing media company, we need to hear from you. All inquiries are strictly confidential. Please send a cover letter with your resume to Jim Perry, publisher, 205 Washington Ave., West Plains, MO 65775 or email jimp@phillipsmedia.com. 9-14 


GENERAL MANAGER/EDITOR: The Savannah Reporter is seeking a versatile manager with reporting skills with a passion for community journalism. Responsibilities include managing the daily operations of weekly newspaper, writing news, sports and feature stories for print and online; photography; page design and weekly production; and keeping the newspaper’s website social media presence up to date. This position requires a highly motivated, energetic, detail-oriented team player. To apply, please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and any examples of writing, photography or page design. editor@stjoelive.com 9-8 


COPS AND COURTS REPORTER: The (Quincy, IL) Herald-Whig, a seven-day newspaper, is looking for an experienced reporter with a proven ability to cover a high-profile beat in a way that is relevant to readers’ lives. Are you a tenacious and productive reporter who always aims for Page One and can write clearly, accurately and authoritatively? Do you have social media and multimedia experience? Are you comfortable covering news in a courtroom, as well as working to glean the hidden stories at a crime scene?  If you answered yes to these three questions, your next career path may lead to the Herald-Whig. The Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company that is dedicated to the communities it serves. The newspaper staff has won 39 awards the past two years, and our circulation is growing. Quincy is a community of 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois. Our coverage area consists of West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa. Quincy is a two-hour drive from Peoria and Springfield in Illinois, St. Louis and Columbia in Missouri, and Iowa City, Iowa. The Herald-Whig offers a comprehensive employee benefits package with everything you expect and more. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, references and samples of your work by mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to cbwilson@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.careersatQuincy.com. 9-7 


OUTSIDE SALES SUPERVISOR: The Tulsa World. Do you believe in products and services that grow businesses? Do you understand the power of marketing and can you communicate these benefits to customers? Are you a leader who inspires? Join our team. Extremely competitive salary and benefit packages. Use one of the following links to apply for this position: https://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6172183927424372736; https://twitter.com/tulsaworld/status/766421658982899715; https://www.facebook.com/tulsaworld/posts/10153876707046446:0 Or contact Celia Armstrong at 918-581-8507 or by email at celia.armstrong@tulsaworld.com 8-26 


REGIONAL ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: Gatehouse Media is seeking a strong sales leader to manage local digital products and services, as well as print and online marketing programs and packages. This role involves direct oversight of several Multimedia Sales Executives for a group of three daily newspapers and other publications in the Lake of the Ozarks Region. Responsibilities include driving sales of Propel Digital Products and Services, newspaper and other print products, direct mail and event based marketing solutions; maximizing key revenue initiatives; coaching and developing the staff; collaborating effectively with management colleagues; building a sales pipeline; and maintaining excellent client relationships. Propel Marketing is a full service digital services firm owned by Gatehouse, with offices located in each newspaper market. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, knowledgeable and creative about developing customized local advertising solutions. Digital sales and management experience strongly preferred. If you are motivated, goal oriented and success driven, this may be the career position for you. This full-time position requires a bachelor’s degree or higher and three or more years of experience. We offer a competitive base salary, excellent bonus plan. We also offer Health, Dental, Life Insurance, 401(k) and flexible spending accounts. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Send resume and cover letter to: tbookstaver@gatehousemedia.com An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 8-24 


ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE:  The Current News Magazine is seeking a full time sales representative to join our team. We are servicing the Southwest St. Louis Area (Jefferson County, St. Louis County). We are looking for outgoing, self-motivated, organized team players. We want individuals that enjoy the challenge of setting and making goals. Good people skills are a must. Previous sales experience is preferred, but we will train the right person. This is a full time position with salary, commission, and company benefits. Please send your resume to Stharp@lakewaypublishers.com 8-23 


BUSINESS REPORTER: Springfield Business Journal, an award-winning weekly niche publication in southwest Missouri, is seeking a reporter. Expertise in AP style is required; three to five years of reporting, ideally in business, is preferred. The position offers competitive pay and benefits, including health, life and 401(k). Send résumé and clips to Eric Olson, editor, eolson@sbj.net or PO Box 1365, Springfield, MO 65801. 8-22 


STAFF REPORTER: The Rolla Daily News is looking for a staff reporter to cover community news in the small but vital town in the heart of the south central region of Missouri. The successful candidate will be joining a family of print and digital publications covering news and sports. Responsibilities will include gathering news for print and digital, handling photography, video, social media, content management on the digital platform and assisting with page building using Quark. Rolla offers a wide range of experiences for a reporter wanting to develop community news skills, who likes working with the public and can work independently or as a team member. This is a challenging position for the right candidate. Rolla is home to Missouri S & T, located near several state parks, with plenty of outdoors experiences. The area is known for wineries and offers a unique small town atmosphere with a historic downtown area. Located near St. Louis and Springfield. Position requires a journalism or related degree. Experience is helpful. Pay and benefits are competitive. Position is available immediately in the three-person newsroom. The Rolla Daily News is a community newspaper and website owned by Gatehouse Media. Please send resume and clips to jmiller@lakesunonline.com or mail to 918 North Business Route 5, Camdenton, MO. 65026. No phone calls. 8-19


GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: The Kirksville Daily Express, an award-winning daily newspaper in northeast Missouri, has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter. Responsibilities will include both news and sports coverage, as well as pagination. This is a key position in facilitating our ongoing and continued growth. The Daily Express has been honored annually for news writing, investigative reporting, feature writing, photography, opinion writing and general excellence. Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays. Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at P.O. Box 809, Kirksville, MO 63501, or email at dailyexpresseditor@gmail.com. No phone calls, please. 8-18 


NEWS REPORTER: The Linn County Leader, a three-day newspaper in north-central Missouri, has an immediate opening for a news reporter. Responsibilities include content creation, social media management and more. This person will lead news coverage and play a key role in covering this community. Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays. Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at P.O. Box 809, Kirksville, MO 63501, or email at dailyexpresseditor@gmail.com. No phone calls, please. 8-18 


NEWS REPORTER: The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, a five-day newspaper, has an immediate opening for a news reporter. This is an opportunity for a journalist with a passion for it all, from hard-hitting news to the kinds of feature stories that give people a better understanding of their community. Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays. Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at P.O. Box 809, Kirksville, MO 63501, or email at dailyexpresseditor@gmail.com. No phone calls, please. 8-18 


GENERAL MANAGER: The Parsons Sun is seeking a dynamic, multimedia advertising general manager. This is an ideal position for someone who wants to be outside working with sales reps to help their customers develop effective advertising campaigns. We are seeking a general manager with an expertise at new revenue generation utilizing new media as well as managing the two daily newspaper sales staffs, classifieds and a strong commercial printing business. Strategic planning and creative thoughts will be critical for the right candidate. The Parsons Sun and its sister paper, The Chanute Tribune, are five-day daily papers in SE Kansas. We offer a competitive salary with a performance bonus plan as well as health care benefits. Interested candidates should send resume to: brucewallace03@gmail.com. 


EDITOR: The Warren County Record, an award-winning, weekly newspaper is seeking a seasoned editor to oversee coverage of county and municipal beats, courts and general news. This position requires substantial reporting responsibilities and fluency in digital and social media. Five year's experience in community journalism preferred. Solid reporting background and photography skills required. Editor serves as main photographer for publication; community newspaper background preferred; social media experience expected. This position requires some nights and weekends.  Sick of working for a chain? Come to work for a family-owned and operated newspaper that values enterprise journalism and rewards hard work. We are a 3,074 paid circulation paper with a great team-orientated staff located 50 miles west of St. Louis in Warrenton, MO. Good pay and benefits including health insurance, 401K plan and profit sharing. Send resume, qualifications and clips to Susan Miller Warden, 14 W. Main St., Washington, MO 63090, or email to millers@emissourian.com. 

 


EDITOR: Richmond News, a county seat newspaper 38 miles east of Kansas City, Mo., is seeking a seasoned hands-on editor to oversee the coverage of central and eastern Ray County, which includes municipal, county, courts and school beats. This position also requires reporting responsibilities for the city of Richmond. Richmond News has been the recipient of numerous Missouri Best Newspaper awards in government reporting, business, news, features, sports and design. We strive to continue to provide a high quality news product that serves as a government watchdog and a champion for readers. Also, we are community minded. Our editor is also of the same mindset, who is one of the faces of our organization in the community. The position requires excellent organizational and people skills, a strong knowledge of AP style and copy editing, as well as excellent grammar and spelling. Good news judgment is paramount, as well. Photography skills are a big plus. This position will also coach and coordinate assignments of a full-time reporter and news stringers. The position requires some flexibility in time, as some nights and weekend work is needed. Come work for a family-owned newspaper in a fun, friendly environment. Richmond is quintessential small-town America, at its heart a historic square. Competitive pay with vacation and sick time benefits. Email resume, qualifications and work examples to JoEllen Black, publisher, at publisher@richmond-dailynews.com, or mail to P.O. Box 100, Richmond, MO 64085.

 


REPORTER: The Cedar County Republican, based in Stockton, is seeking a journalist with a passion to report news in our local community. If you possess skills befitting a community news organization we would like to talk with you. Web experience would be a plus. We offer good benefits and many opportunities to make a difference. EOE Please submit an application with resume’ and samples by email to: marilyne@CedarRepublican.com; by fax to: 417-276-5760; or by mail to: Reporter Position, P.O. Box 1018, Stockton, MO 65785. Applications are also available at: 26 Public Square, Stockton, MO, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. 


NEW BUSINESS/DIGITAL SPECIALIST: The Daily Journal in Park Hills has an opportunity for a combination New Business/Digital Specialist. This position will sell print and digital advertising for the Daily Journal, Farmington Press and Democrat News (and associated websites) as well as our Amplified suite of digital advertising solutions. Previous sales experience is required and knowledge of advertising and media sales preferred. Candidate should be comfortable in the print and digital worlds. He or she must be able to present multiple products in sales calls and be able to offer superior customer service after the sale is made. This is a “Hunter” position so the ability to find new business is the key to success. The ideal candidate will have experience in the following: SEO and SEM, social media, targeted display and e-mail and analytics. Candidate should also have a basic understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint). Time management skills and the ability to work independently are important in this position. He or she should also be able to present advertising solutions to a diverse cross section of prospects, from local mom and pop stores to regional advertisers. This position offers a base salary plus a great commission and bonus program. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and holiday pay and a 401k plan. Apply for this position online at: www.dailyjournalonline.com/workhere Please include resume with salary history. No phone calls please Equal Opportunity Employer-Drug Free Workplace 


GENERAL MANAGER/EDITOR: Award winning weekly newspaper, The Chariton Valley News Press is looking for a versatile reporter with a passion for community journalism. Responsibilities include writing news, sports and feature stories for print and online; photography; page design; and keeping the newspaper’s website social media presence up to date. This position requires a highly motivated, energetic, detail-oriented team player. Position is ideal for recent journalism, multi media, or communications graduate. To apply, please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and 3 to 4 examples each of writing, photography and page design to proll@fayettenews.com.  


REPORTER: The (Quincy, IL) Herald-Whig, a seven-day newspaper, is looking for an experienced reporter with a proven ability to break news, write engaging feature and enterprise stories, and cover a high-profile beat in a way that is relevant to readers’ lives. Are you a tenacious and productive reporter who always aims for Page One and can write clearly, accurately and authoritatively? Do you have social media and multimedia experience? If you answered yes to both, your next job and career path may be at the Whig. The Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company that is dedicated to the communities it serves. The newspaper staff has won 39 awards the past two years, and our circulation is growing. Quincy is a community of 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois. Our coverage area consists of West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa. Quincy is a two-hour drive from Peoria and Springfield in Illinois, St. Louis and Columbia in Missouri, and Iowa City, Iowa. The Herald-Whig offers a comprehensive employee benefits package with everything you expect and more. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, references and samples of your work by mail to Christina Wilson/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to cbwilson@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.careersatQuincy.com. 


SALES POSITION: Newspaper and website advertising. Must have dependable transportation. Will train right candidate. Qualifications: Must be dependable; Outgoing personality; Missouri driver's license required; Sales experience preferred. Benefits include: Paid vacation; 401K Plan; Medical/Dental insurance. Please send resume plus cover letter to bgtpub@lcs.net 7-20  

 

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