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.



ALABAMA NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Practice successful journalism in your own newspaper! Due to 50 years of newspaper work as publisher with his newspaper, Goodloe Sutton is going to quit work, retire and consult. If you enjoy people, enjoy fishing, enjoy hunting, enjoy golfing, enjoy boating, enjoy world’s most handsome ladies, and will take time to sell ads and write stories and take pictures and do page layouts and do online newspaper presentations, you can make life wonderful for yourself.  *  What you do not have a good grasp of knowledge about, I will teach you, except the cyber concepts which I do not know much about.  *  If you have not much money, have reasonable credit (in Obama’s economy), have skills mentioned above, you are invited to submit a written proposal to come work in The Democrat-Reporter to become owner.  *  If you have money or access to good financial assets, we’ll invite you to come talk and we’ll sell outright to you. If your situation is out of this realm of thinking, come tell me what you think and what you want to do in life. I will make adjustments to what I think and will help you realize your goals. Write your proposal down and send it to me: Goodloe Sutton, Publisher of The Democrat-Reporter, P. O. Box 480040, Linden, AL 36748 email:  * Marengo County is famous for: Rube Burrows, Forestry, Churches on every other hilltop, Three Rivers, Deer Hunting, Turkey Hunting, Coon Hunting, Bass Fishing, Catfish Catching, Hybrid Deer Breeding, Paper Making, Cement Manufacturing, Chemicals, Natural Gas Pipelines, Cotton Farming, Cattle Ranching, Ultra Restaurants, Alabama Rural Heritage Center, Canebrake Players, Christmas on the River, Linden Lumber Company, Hardwood Sawmill, Ralph David Abernathy, Autherine Lucy, Alabama Crawfish Festival, and The Democrat-Reporter.  1-19 

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  


CONTENT MARKETER: The Columbia Daily Tribune is seeking a Content Marketer to produce editorial content for print, web and other projects in our Advertising department. Duties include interviewing sources for articles that you write; researching information for web projects and special sections; copy writing for print and online content-oriented web promotions and special sections; updating existing content for ongoing projects; and generating new and creative ways to use content marketing to leverage the Tribune’s substantial reach in the market for the benefit of our advertising and marketing clients. The ideal candidate is an organized, deadline-oriented multitasker with a Journalism degree or background and solid writing experience; magazine experience is welcome. Reliable transportation, good driving record, and valid driver’s license required. Benefits include 401(k), health insurance, dental insurance, vacation and sick pay, and access to company gym. Email resume & salary requirement to or complete an application at 101 N. 4th Street, Columbia, MO  65201. An application can be printed at  Click on Tribune Employment located at the bottom of the home page. EOE / Drug free Workplace   1-27 

CONTENT MANAGER/PAGE DESIGNER: The Lake Sun, an award-winning community newspaper in central Missouri, has an opening on their editorial team for a content manager/page designer. The Lake Sun is part of the Gatehouse Media family of publications. Successful candidate must have a degree in journalism or related field and possess the skills necessary to handle multiple responsibilities in a small but energetic newsroom. The Lake Sun is a five-day-a-week morning newspaper with a robust and growing website, LakeNewsOnline. Skills required include page design, social media, reporting and editing. Position requires working with video, photo galleries and managing  daily flow of content in print and online. Successful candidate needs an eye for detail with an emphasis on design and the ability to work on a tight deadline. The Lake Sun is located in the heart of Lake of the Ozarks, one of Missouri's top tourist destinations with some of the best boating, golf, outdoor, dining and shopping experiences in the midwest. The lake community is home to several of the state's best school systems. Competitive salary and benefits package. Please send resume and clips to: Robert Inks,  1-27 

SEEKING EDITORS: GateHouse Media, a pre-eminent multimediacompany in small and midsize markets across the country, is seeking editors. We’re looking for solid reporters seeking their first newspaper leadership role or recent graduates with management experience at their college or university publications. Applicants must be willing to relocate. For a full list of GateHouse owned or managed media organizations, visit GateHouse Media newsrooms focus on local journalism with an emphasis on enterprise reporting. From investigative pieces that challenge what we know about our communities, to daily enterprising features covering local government and social issues, our goal is to engage discussion and prompt change in the areas we cover. Our newsrooms balance that hard, enterprising reporting with entertaining community coverage that helps readers plan their lives. Our approach is proactive, and our newsrooms often utilize alternative story formats. GateHouse’s digital strategy involves aggressive online posting on both traditional news websites and multiple social media platforms. Our websites are constantly updated throughout every day of the week, regardless of our publication cycles. High quality video done in various forms will be at the heart of our digital storytelling. As GateHouse Media grows, opportunities are expected across the company’s footprint, including for advancement within the company. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow professionally along with GateHouse. Email your resume to for consideration, indicating your preferred location and your ability to relocate, if necessary. To receive more information about current openings, visit Gatehouse's career website at  1-27 

WEB/VIDEO/NEWS REPORTER: The Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal, peer-reviewed and recognized as the No. 1 small daily newspaper in Missouri, is looking to round out our talented team with a web/video/news reporter. This person will oversee our web product, provide video stories, and do some traditional news coverage, still photography and news coverage. A bachelor’s degree and at least a year of experience are preferred. Send resume, cover letter and top work samples to:  1-19

REPORTER: Award winning daily newspaper in Columbia, MO has an opening for a City Government Reporter. Applicants must have solid deadline-oriented news writing experience or a journalism degree, valid driver license, good driving record, and proof of insurance. Position is regular full-time with benefits including health insurance, vacation pay, sick pay, 401(k), and company gym including basketball court. Email resume and writing samples to or mail to Columbia Daily Tribune, HR, 101 N. Fourth St., Columbia, MO  65201

EOE/drug free Workplace.  1-19

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: If you’re looking to put yourself in a position to advance your career, come join our family newspaper team. We have a proven reputation of award-winning journalism and placing our reporters at larger operations. We’re seeking a talented and motivated journalist who can produce well-crafted, clean copy and lots of it. Fast-paced daily newspaper environment for a general assignment reporter who likes variety. Photo skills, knowledge of Internet reporting, and page layout useful. We’re located in southwest Missouri within easy driving distance of Kansas City, Joplin and Springfield. Apply to Publisher Floyd Jernigan at  1-14

JOURNALIST: The Fort Scott Tribune, in historic Fort Scott, is seeking a talented and motivated journalist who can produce well-crafted stories and accompanying photos and who likes variety. You’ll cover meetings, sports, and write and photograph interesting people and places. Knowledge of photography a must, with Photoshop and InDesign experience a plus. Previous reporting experience preferred. Fort Scott is located on the border of Kansas and Missouri and is home to the internationally famous Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, the Fort Scott National Historic Site, the Gordon Parks Cultural Museum, and a new baseball complex being completed by MLB’s Adam LaRoche of the Chicago White Sox. Apply to Publisher Floyd Jernigan  at  1-14

NEWS EDITOR/PAGE DESINGER: The Stillwater News Press in Stillwater, Okla., home of Oklahoma State University, is seeking a news editor with great design skills and a passion for community-based journalism. Great opportunity to work in progressive, multi-platform newsroom. The news editor will report to the managing editor and must have the ability to design and layout pages on daily deadlines as well as edit copy for grammar, style, clarity and accuracy. Candidates must be proficient in Quark or InDesign and Photoshop, and be familiar with AP Style. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Send a cover letter explaining why you are the best candidate for the job, resume and work samples to Publisher/Editor Dale Brendel by email to 1-8

MULTIMEDIA SALES MANAGER: The Lawrence Journal-World is seeking an experienced Multimedia Sales Manager to lead its team of 10 multimedia-advertising consultants.  Details and apply online at  12-30

REPORTER: The Star-Journal, Missouri's Gold Medal-winning daily newspaper, just 45 minutes from the Kansas City metro area, seeks a reporter motivated to learn and move up within a dynamic newspaper group. Indesign/videography/web skills a plus. Resumes to  12-19 

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 and page design would be a plus. We offer good benefits and many opportunities to make a difference. EOE Please complete an application from our website,, and email with resume’ and samples; by fax to: 417-326-8701; or by mail to: Reporter Position, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO 65613.  12-9

COMMUNITY NEWS REPORTER: The Mexico Ledger, Mexico, Mo., a five-day daily, is searching for a community news reporter with digital savvy. The reporter must be comfortable with a variety of stories, from feel-good features to the gritty sides of politics, courts and business. Developing relationships within the community will be crucial. While you will work with our editor, you will be independent in obtaining story ideas and sources. Experience with digital cameras, video and social media is a must. To apply, submit a cover letter, résumé and three writing samples -- as well as any photo samples -- to The Mexico Ledger, 300 North Washington, Mexico, MO 65265, or email Brenda Fike at 12-1

REPORTER, PART-TIME: Springfield Business Journal, an award-winning weekly niche publication in southwest Missouri, is seeking a part-time reporter. Expertise in AP style is required; three to five years of reporting, ideally in business, is preferred. The position offers competitive hourly pay up to 30 hours per week. Send résumé and clips to Eric Olson, editor, or PO Box 1365, Springfield, MO 65801.  12-1


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2014 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

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Friday January 30th

Class is in session! Jim Flink, Strategic Communication Consultant, teaches Missouri Press Foundation's mobile video training at our office today! Jim is with us for comprehensive training about utilizing smart devices to gather and post video content to mobile, social media and web. Link

Thursday January 29th

Have you heard about Missouri Press Service's new Online AD Network? It is the first of its type in the nation offered by a press association! Check out the details and join today! Link

Thursday January 29th

It's another #tbt from a previous MPA Convention! Do you see any familiar faces? Link



Class is in session! @jimflink, Strategic Comm. Consultant, teaches MPFoundation's mobile video training!
Friday January 30th


Heard about Missouri Press Service's new Online AD Network? Check it out and join today!
Thursday January 29th


It's not too late to apply for a @RJI Fellowship! The deadline is Feb. 1. View their website for application details
Wednesday January 28th


Don't forget to register for the 2015 MPA/AP Day at the Capitol! Registration is free! See you there!
Wednesday January 28th