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 Matthew Barba for pricing, (573) 449-4167. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Matthew Barba.
Weekly community newspaper for sale. Long established. In Missouri. 100K/annual revenue. Serious inquiries only. 660-726-2073 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
North Missouri newspaper and shopper for sale. Great potential, untapped sources of revenue. Call 660-626-6308.
The Jackson County Advocate, a 63-year-old newspaper covering South Kansas City and Grandview, is for sale. Inquiries may be sent to email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN: Full-Time. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette seeks a full time Arkansas licensed electrician. Duties include (but not limited to) maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of all production equipment both electrical and mechanical. Pay commensurate with experience. Applications/resumes may be dropped off at The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 119 South Dixieland Street in Lowell; mailed to PO Box 1159, Lowell AR 72745; faxed to 479-770-0041; or e-mailed to email@example.com (put Journeyman Electrician in the Subject line). EOE – Drug Free Workplace
REPORTER/EDITOR: Small newspaper reporter/editor needed for growing newspaper company in northeast Missouri. Can you cover community meetings, events and sports? Do you want to learn to do everything, including reporting, page layout, website and social media? The Clarence Courier, a weekly newspaper in Clarence, Missouri, has an immediate opening for a reporter/editor. After a recent sale, former owners are retiring after owning the newspaper for more than 50 years. We’re looking for a community-minded reporter who wants to improve their career by learning just about every aspect of the newspaper business in a small-town environment. Interested? Send resume, two writing samples and salary expectations to Mike at the firstname.lastname@example.org. 6-10
COMMUNITY JOURNALIST: Award winning weekly newspaper, The Smithville Herald 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. This person must have strong interpersonal skills and be willing to work closely with other reporters, editors and office staff in a collaborative environment. The ability to work well under deadline pressure is key to this individual’s success. Evening and weekend work is required. The ideal candidate will have three years of newsroom experience, including sports; have experience with pagination software; and be familiar with AP style and social media trends. Knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field is preferred. Our publishing group includes weekly newspapers in the Northland suburbs of Kansas City. It is a division of NPG Newspapers, a family-owned company based in St. Joseph, Mo. Our goal is to be the primary source of local news within the individual communities our publications serve. Full benefits package includes health insurance, 401k, paid vacation, vision and dental. To apply, please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and 3 to 4 examples each of writing, photography and page design to email@example.com 6-2
EDITOR: The Missourian, an award-winning twice-a-week community newspaper, is seeking a seasoned editor to oversee coverage of the St. Clair, Mo., area, which includes municipal, school and county beats. This position requires substantial reporting responsibilities and fluency in digital and social media. Five years in community journalism is preferred. Solid reporting background and photography skills required. Community newspaper background preferred. This position requires some night and weekend work. Sick of working for a chain? Come to work for a family-owned and operated newspaper that values enterprise journalism and rewards hard work. The Missourian is a 14,000 paid circulation paper with a great, team-oriented staff located about 50 miles west of St. Louis. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 5-25
REPORTER: The Lincoln County Journal is looking for a full-time reporter to join our team. The new hire will join a three-person editorial department and assist in the coverage needs that are important in our communities, including handling municipal beats and feature stories. The ideal candidate will also assist in updating the paper’s website and social media. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. Please send resume and clips to General Manager Tim Schmidt at email@example.com . 5-16
SPORTS REPORTER: Strong Marshfield, Missouri, weekly is looking for someone to step up to the plate in its sports section. This would be a great opportunity for a new graduate in journalism or communications, or a more experienced hand who would like to be in the top spot on the sports pages. Responsibilities include game coverage — primarily high school — as well as sports features and columns. Also a chance to explore news features when sports seasons slow down. Solid pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401K and paid time off. Send resume, intro letter and writing samples to the attention of Scott Kerber at The Marshfield Mail, P.O. Box A, Marshfield, MO 65706, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 5-9
PHOTOGRAPHER: Do you want to be part of the story-planning process from the ground up? Can you work with reporters and photographers to ensure stories are presented in the most appealing way? Do you want to be part of an interactive staff that recently launched a redesigned, award-winning website? If so, let’s talk about this opportunity. As a photographer with The Herald-Whig, you join our award-winning team. The ideal candidate brings big ideas and works collaboratively. Our recently reorganized our newsroom staff brings more people into the planning process the position calls for a candidate ready to be a key player in print and online. The Herald-Whig is a smaller newspaper that thinks big. Former Whig employees have gone on to work at the Gatehouse design center in Austin, Texas; The Times of Northwest Indiana in Munster, Ind.; and the Chicago Tribune. You must have experience photo planning and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and web and social media expertise are a must. You will need to be able to handle photo assignments as assigned, provide copy editors with accurate identifications and information of local people and events, meet existing standards for high-quality digital photos, be proficient in use of all cameras and associated equipment, and computers and applicable software, assist copy editors and other appropriate editors in use and display of local photos, produce quality video for interactive platform, react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned. The Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company dedicated to the communities it serves. The seven-day newspaper publication has won more than 70 state and national awards the past two years, and our circulation is growing. Quincy is a beautiful, affordable 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 email@example.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Newspapers Inc., our parent company, at www.careersatQuincy.com. 5-3
GRAPHIC ARTIST: The Lincoln County Journal/Troy Free-Press is looking for a full-time graphic artist. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. This position requires a person who can work in a team environment, has a good eye for design and works well under pressure. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. Please send resume and samples of your work to Tim Schmidt, general manager, firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-29
SPORTS EDITOR: Award-winning twice-weekly newspaper in Fayette, Missouri, is seeking a full-time sports editor. The ideal candidate will have journalism degree with a passion for covering high school and college sports. Required skills include the ability to manage a staff, knowledge of maintaining a website, ability to work a flexible schedule, have layout experience with InDesign and able to take and edit photographs. Excellent salary and great opportunity. Send resume, clips and salary requirements to email@example.com. 4-25
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 West Main Street, Washington, MO, 63090 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. 4-11
Friday June 24th
Thursday June 23rd
Register for the MPA 150th Annual Convention and Trade Show before June 30 for chance at dinner for two aboard Showboat Branson Belle! All you have to do to qualify for the drawing is register online or by using the form on the back of the June MPA News Magazine; entries must be postmarked by June 30 to be eligible. Donâ€™t worry, if you have already registered to attend the convention, you will be automatically entered to win the tickets! Donâ€™t wait to sign up! If you register by August 19, you will still receive $75 off your newspapers registration fee. Link
Wednesday June 22nd
Celebrate the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence! Missouri Press, in partnership with The Missouri Bar, has created a new educational feature to commemorate the anniversary and teach readers young -- and older -- about the document that contained the ideas that eventually brought forth a new nation. Click for more information! Link