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EDITOR/REPORTER: Louisiana Press-Journal is looking for an experienced individual willing to jump in head-first into delivering breaking and developing news in our community. Ideal candidate should have experience with photography and page layout, and would cover local, city, county, school, sports (2 schools) for both print and digital media. The right person should be social media savvy, be able to work independently and on strict deadlines. Must have dependable transportation and be willing to relocate to our area. Please send resume and writing samples along with photo, to Publisher Ron Schott, or 1-2

SHEET FED PRESS OPERATOR: The Branson Tri-Lakes News is currently seeking a Full-time experienced Press Operator to operate a Ryobi sheet-fed press at a journeyman level. The successful candidate will join an experienced crew printing multiple commercial products. Duties include, but are not limited to, outputting plates, installing plates on press, setting color registration and correct ink and water balance, measuring quality and adjusting equipment, as well as the operation of bindery equipment.

Requirements for a good fit include:

• Sheet-fed offset printing experience or a combination of education and experience demonstrating ability to perform the job
• Knowledge of all aspects of operating an offset printing press and bindery machinery
• Mechanical and troubleshooting ability
• Ability to work in a deadline-driven, team environment
• Ability to follow directions through to completion
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally
• Good color perception with ability to register 4-color process
• Ability to work a flexible schedule if needed

The Branson Tri-Lakes News offers a professional work environment and a full benefits package. All applicants must pass preemployment drug screening process.

If interested please send a resume and salary requirements to the Branson Tri-Lakes News, PO Box 1900, Branson, MO 65615. Attn: Robert Erickson, or e-mail 12-13

GENERAL MANAGER : Texarkana Gazette located in Texarkana, AR, “a thriving community that places business at the core of progress,” seeks an experienced leader who is innovative and results-oriented. He or she will manage all of the operations for the Texarkana Gazette, a seven day a week newspaper and an in house digital agency. This individual must possess exceptional leadership, marketing and communication skills as well as be dedicated to growing all aspects of a profitable newspaper. The ability to think strategically and work with managers to develop and execute plans is essential. We are looking for a proven leader with excellent organizational, financial and management skills. Community involvement is also necessary and encouraged. Ideal candidates will have experience as a general manager or advertising sales leader of a newspaper. The Texarkana Gazette. is owned by WEHCO Media, an industry leader offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401K and profit sharing.

Resumes may be emailed to  12-10

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST: Have you ever thought of living in wonderful Branson MO? The Branson TriLakes News is seeking a full-time, multi-skilled journalist to cover a variety of news in our growing communities.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for journalism and community news who is ready to showcase Branson MO and the surrounding area through their writing and photography skills with a total focus on LOCAL content. Layout, Design, and Social media skills are a plus for this position.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced journalist looking to make their next move or a recent college graduate with the desire to get their foot in the door.

The position is ideal for someone ready to meet new people and share their stories through feature stories while covering events including local government, education, and community projects, that are important to our readers.

A journalism degree is preferred.

The hourly reporter position includes a full benefits package with medical insurance, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

Interested candidates please submit your resume along with three to four work samples to 11-12

DESIGN SUPERVISOR: BridgeTower Media is seeking a full-time design supervisor for the ad design team in the Creative Services department headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

BridgeTower is one of the country’s leading business-to-business media companies, covering legal, financial, real estate and government affairs sectors with 44 print and digital publications in more than 20 different U.S. markets. Creative Services is the design hub responsible for nearly all creative work produced by BridgeTower properties. We provide various design and production services to editorial, marketing, sales, circulation, and event teams. Additional, we provide custom publishing services for our properties’ clients and partners.

The right candidate will be adept at fast-paced deadline work and creative solutions, detail-oriented and a team player. Good written and verbal communication skills are also important. Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Reader, and Illustrator is required. This position will report directly to the Creative Services Manager.


  • Supervise a team of designers in a multi-market production hub.
  • Collaborate with designers and provide art direction where needed.
  • Communicate with internal and external teams to ensure production schedules run smoothly.
  • Effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects with various deadlines.
  • Delegate and assign tasks as appropriate.
  • Coordinate staffing levels and workloads to meet production needs.
  • Track performance metrics and feedback received from customers
  • Ensure quality standards are met or exceeded.
  • Encourage adherence to protocols and procedures.
  • Assist with recruitment and hiring new designers.
  • Train and assist with the orientation of new team members.
  • Log and report tasks as completed.


  • 2 or more years experience supervising the work of others.
  • 2 or more years of relevant experience with print design and publishing.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

This position follows a typical Monday through Friday work schedule, although hours may vary depending on production schedules.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program. Click on the following link to apply.

BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace. 11-12

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: Salem Publishing Company, which publishes The Salem News and Phelps County Focus in Salem and Rolla, respectively, has an opening for a general assignment news reporter. We have award-winning print and web products, and one of our current staff members was in 2017 named Missouri’s Outstanding Young Journalist by the Missouri Press Association. Job description includes print and digital coverage of local entities, along with the opportunity to work on in-depth feature, enterprise and investigative stories that are a staple of our news products. Photography and page design skills are a plus. A great position for any reporter who desires more than writing about meetings, accidents and disasters. The position offers competitive pay, including life, short-term disability and profit sharing. Send resume and samples of work to Donald Dodd, publisher, or P.O. Box 798, Salem, MO 65560. 11-2



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