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.



OWNER WILL SACRIFICE DUE TO OTHER INTERESTS — River Hills Traveler, paid-circ, monthly outdoors paper, 125K annual sales, available now for 25K cash. Price includes subscription list, advertiser list, email list, three websites, Mac laptop, graphic and accounting software, vending racks, archives, desks, chairs, file cabinets and one stuffed raccoon. Perfect fit for couple who want a modest living and a huntin'-fishin'-floatin' lifestyle in the Ozarks. For more information, email or phone 636-222-8714.



SPORTS REPORTER: Award-winning newspaper in central Missouri is looking for a full-time sports reporter for a 5-day a week publication to join the staff of the Lake Sun. The position requires a journalism or related degree. Multimedia skills a must. Print design experience a plus. Competitive salary and benefit package. Candidates should have print, digital and photography skills. Be familiar with social media including Twitter and Facebook. Perfect opportunity for a sports reporter looking to gain experience covering prep sports for schools including Camdenton Lakers, School of the Osage Indians and Eldon Mustangs. In addition to prep sports, the reporter will gain experience with golf and boat racing events. The reporter will also be responsible for a weekly prep football tab in the fall. Must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment. The Lake Sun is a morning newspaper with a robust website, Please send resume and clips to Lake Sun, 918 North Business Route 5, Camdenton, MO. No phone calls. 4-17

MANAGING EDITOR: The Platte County Citizen, an award-winning weekly newspaper in the Kansas City, Missouri Northland area, is seeking a managing editor to handle day-to-day operations of the business. The preferred candidate will possess the following: strong management, organizational and people skills; extensive editorial experience in news, feature and sports reporting, including writing, editing, photography, page design and online/social media content; and the ability and willingness to represent the company in the community through coverage of meetings/events and involvement in community activities. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual who enjoys community weekly journalism, meeting deadlines and organizing and managing a newspaper staff. Candidates may submit resumes/inquiries to 4-10

MARKETING COORDINATOR: Regular full-time marketing position available in a growing news and information company.  We are looking for someone who is skilled in strategic communication, social media and graphic design. Partial responsibility for experiential/event marketing, print/ online promotions and daily office duties. The best match for this position will be a positive, energetic person who can work both cooperatively and independently as part of our marketing team. Excellent written and oral communication skills, organized thinking and dependability are essential. Good driving record and reliable transportation required. Benefits include vacation pay, sick pay, health insurance, 401(k), use of employee gym.  Compensation commensurate with experience. Email resume to or send to Columbia Daily Tribune, Human Resources, 101 N. Fourth Street, Columbia, MO  65201. EOE / Drug free Workplace. 3-24


DESIGN EDITOR: The Jefferson City News Tribune is looking to hire an assistant design editor for its four-member design desk. Candidates must have a command of AP style, an ability to edit local and wire stories, write accurate and compelling headlines, and have a solid background in designing news and features pages. Two to five years of experience preferred. Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop a must. Application deadline is April 1. Send resume, samples of work or a link to those samples to 3-20

PART-TIME REPORTER: Are you someone who wants to make a difference? If you do, and you possess the skills to work in the Editorial department of a community newspaper, we would like to talk with you about a Part-Time position in BUFFALO, MO. Experience in newspaper reporting and photography preferred, and any Web experience and page design would be a plus. Quark, NewsEdit Pro and Photoshop experience preferred. We are a family of eight local newspapers surrounding Springfield. We offer good benefits and many opportunities to make a difference. EOE. Email resume and samples to:, Fax to 417-326-8701 or mail to: Reporter, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO 65613. 3-6

MARKETING CONSULTANT: Publishing company seeks print and online sales talent at its Springfield, MO. area publications. Salary, bonuses and benefits to work where opportunities for growing your income are unlimited. Experience preferred but enthusiasm is required. We are currently looking for an outside Sales Rep in the SPRINGFIELD, MO area, who will assist local businesses with their print, digital, and direct mail needs. If you are an innovative, strategic sales professional that strives to be the best, then this position is for you. Primary responsibilities include prospecting and activating new business. Advertising Representatives will also handle a list of active accounts, and be responsible for growing marketing revenues from list. Candidates must have the ability to create marketing solutions for print, digital, and direct mail. Prior sales experience is a plus. The person we are looking for must possess the drive to be successful. An ideal candidate should excel at building professional relationships. This individual must also be able to thrive in a fast paced, fun and progressive work environment. Ability to meet deadlines and excellent organization skills are required. Send resume to: Marketing Consultant position, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO 65613, email to: or fax to: 417-326-8701. EOE. 3-6


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2014 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00



Thursday April 17th

Have you checked out MPA's April magazine? Link

Friday April 11th

Happy 73rd birthday to journalist and columnist Ellen Goodman! Goodman won the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary in 1980 and has spent her life documenting social change and its impact on American society. Photo courtesy of washingtonpost. Link

Wednesday April 9th

It's not too late to register for the Missouri Advertising Managers Annual Meeting! Registration is open until Friday. We'd love to have you! Link



RT @CNN: An orangutan w/ air gun pellets in his body was rescued. See his story & the week in 33 photos…
Friday April 18th


Have you checked out MPA's April magazine? #MPA #journalism #missourijournalism
Thursday April 17th


RT @MoBusinessAlert: .@googlefiber expanding to Kansas City businesses
Thursday April 17th


RT @CoMissourian: Missouri public university officials are concerned income tax cuts could limit funds for education
Wednesday April 16th