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AD SPECIALIST: Missouri Press Service is currently seeking an individual to fill the role of Ad Specialist. This is a part time role, 20 hours per week. Times and schedules are flexible depending on applicant needs. Missouri Press is seeking to fill this position ASAP.
Responsibilities include:
• Working with the Missouri Press advertising team to successfully execute print advertising in local and national newspapers.
• Communicate with newspaper advertising staff members to make sure insertion orders are received, approved and returned to Missouri Press
• Answer newspaper staff members’ questions about advertising orders; direct them to the correct Missouri Press staff member for other questions and concerns
• Make sure ad orders are received and approved within 48 hours to ensure ad placement
• Communicate with newspapers to reschedule ads that are missed or incorrect (via email and phone)
• Gather the newspaper tear sheets as proof of placement for advertising clients.
• Communicate with newspapers via email and phone to collect missing ad tear sheets
• Occasional communication with clients concerning ads and tear sheets

• Extremely organized
• Works well in individual and team environments
• Must be comfortable making and receiving business calls
• Knowledge of Windows computers and programs such as Microsoft Word, email and Macintosh products.
• InDesign skills a plus

Please send resumes to Ted Lawrence at 7-16

EDITOR: Small-town newspaper looking for editor for print and online. Optional benefits include 401K, insurances and vacation time. Slow down to end your career or use as a stepping stone for the experience. Great small town, low crime, good schools, competitive pay and friendly citizens. Send resume to Missouri Press Association, Re: Editor, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201; or by email to 7-10

SPORTS EDITOR: The Richmond News is seeking a dynamic Sports Editor to oversee the sports coverage of three school districts in Ray County, 38 miles east of Kansas City, Mo.

The Richmond News covers the competitive Class 3 Richmond High School boys and girls sports programs, as well as two additional Class 1 high schools.

The successful candidate will be adept at photography, expected to write game stories, previews and features, and to copy-edit part-time and sports stringers’ work. This individual also must be highly organized, and detail- and deadline-oriented. Experience in Adobe InDesign and social media a plus.

The Richmond News, the 2017 Missouri Newspaper of General Excellence, is a twice-weekly with a 27-week sports section, Game On. The sports section has received numerous state awards for its coverage and page design. We are seeking an individual to continue our high-quality work.

Please send cover letter, clips and references to Publisher Brian Rice at The Richmond News, PO Box 100, Richmond, MO 64085 or email: 7-10

NEWS REPORTER: The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune has an immediate opening for a news reporter.

We’re looking for a reporter who wants to do it all. You’ll be responsible for covering all kinds of news, from courtroom trials, to local government, to community events. This is a northwest Missouri town with a long, proud history, full of stories that deserve to be told. We need a storyteller who is ready to meet the challenge using appropriate print and digital tools.

Our company offers great health, dental and vision benefits, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays and more.

To apply, send your materials to Jason Hunsicker at 6-11

SPORTS EDITOR: The Headliner News, a county seat weekly newspaper in Ozark, Missouri is seeking a sports editor.

Although once a week in print, we pride ourselves on being a daily online.

We cover 7 school districts for varsity sports, all within Christian County.

This community is used to top-notch coverage, so the successful candidate will:

• Have a journalism degree or equivalent experience

• Knowledge of AP style

• Exceptional photography & video skills

• Meet strict deadlines

• Ability to schedule stringers as needed

• Must be able to work independently with a high regard to time management

• A very flexible schedule that leaves room for evening and weekend coverage

• Cultivate solid relationships with coaches, AD and other sources

• Have the ability to multi-task between newspaper coverage and help produce athletic magazines

Health insurance and 401k are available, as well as generous PTO plan

If you’re the person we’re looking for, send your resume, cover letter and samples to

EOE 6-5

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER/SPORTS: The Marshfield Mail, a weekly newspaper, is seeking a full-time general assignment/sports reporter.

Our coverage expands throughout Webster County, Missouri.

The ideal candidate will:

• Have a journalism degree or equivalent experience

• Possess a strong knowledge of AP style

• Write crisp, accurate and compelling stories, headlines and photo captions

• Meet established deadlines

• Load stories and photos onto website

• Have good photography skills

• Have experience with copy editing

• Have a flexible schedule

Health insurance and 401k are available, as well as generous PTO plan.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and samples to

EOE 6-5

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: The Cedar County Republican located in Stockton, MO is seeking a journalist with a passion for local news in and around Cedar County,
Missouri. Sports reporting would be a plus.

As a weekly print and 24/7 online publication, CCR values intellectual curiosity, strong analytical skills and a demonstrated commitment to integrity, accuracy and timeliness.

We also take pride in providing a visually striking print product to our readers, so excellent photography skills are a plus.

The successful applicant will have a flexible schedule, social media know-how, the ability to juggle multiple projects and strong time management skills.

Please submit an application with resume’ and writing samples to: by email to:; by fax to: 417-276-5760; or by mail to:

Or pick up an application at: 26 Public Square, Stockton, MO, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday, 417-276-4211

EOE 6-4

PAGE BUILDER: The Lake Sun, a 5-days-a-week paper and part of the Lake Media group of publications at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, is looking for a reporter/page builder. The Lake Sun is a small, but award winning publication located in central Missouri. The Lake of the Ozarks is one of the state’s most popular tourist destinations and second home communities. If you are a fan of boating, fishing, dining or shopping, you’ll love the lake. The lake area also offers excellent school districts, outstanding recreational opportunities and amenities. Full benefit package available. We are looking for a candidate with reporting and page building skills to work with a small group of newspapers. The ability to organize while bringing creativity to the newspaper will be very important. Skills including copyediting news, photo development, page building, Quark, & web development. We have a small staff, but we also have a great work environment! If you are interested, please email resume and clips to: jmiller@lakesunonline. com or by mail to: Joyce Miller, 918 N Business Route 5, Camdenton MO 65020. No phone calls, please. 5-18

SOCIAL-SAVVY COMMUNITY REPORTER: The Lincoln County Journal IS GROWING! We need a social-savvy community-minded writer with photo chops. Ideal candidate has some experience, but this is a great opportunity for recent grads with solid clips to get into the game!

Benefits include vacation, 401K, and the chance to be a part of a terrific, supporting team. Email resume, clips and references to Publisher Jeffrey Peyton at NO CALLS. 5-16

MANAGING EDITOR/REPORTER: We are seeking an energetic, forward-thinking managing editor/reporter to lead our young editorial team in covering municipal meetings, school events, high school sports and everything important to Lincoln County!

This is a hands-on position. We need a community-minded writer, photographer and editor who understands the importance of community and has a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Social Media.

Ideal candidate knows how to plan and execute, but this could be the perfect opportunity for a solid reporter to step up! We offer a full benefit package, 401K, vacation and sick time. EOE

Send resume, clips and references to Publisher Jeffrey Peyton at NO CALLS. 5-16





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