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Weekly Newspaper For Sale – Boone County, Missouri’s only independent newspaper and website for sale in the fastest growing housing market in mid-Missouri. This property has positive cash flow, a solid financial track record and plenty of growth opportunities. This market’s central location makes for a great opportunity to add to your group or become your own boss. Small building could be leased or purchased. Seller looking to retire, contact (573)289-2665. 3-30

Weekly Metro Suburban Publication for sale. Long established. In Missouri. Revenues near 100K Annually. Owner is nearing retirement, will train and assist in transition. Great as an add-on acquisition or younger couple to own and operate. Serious inquiries only. 816-225-5083 or email:

North Missouri newspaper and shopper for sale. Great potential, untapped sources of revenue. Call 660-626-6308.


SPORTS REPORTER: Immediate Opening — Located in the heart of the Ozarks and surrounded by natural beauty and lots of football games, the Harrison Daily Times is seeking a sports reporter with a taste for action. Duties will include general sports assignments as well as feature writing assignments. Photography skills are a plus. Qualified candidates must be able to thrive under pressure, meet daily deadlines and work flexible hours. This is a full-time position. The Harrison Daily Times is a member of the Phillips Media Group offering paid time off, group insurance, and 401k. We pride ourselves on promotion from within as opportunities arise throughout the company. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume to Publisher Jim Perry, PO Box 40, Harrison, AR 72602 or email to 8-18

NEWS REPORTER: The Linn County Leader, a Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday newspaper in Linn County, Missouri, has an immediate opening for a news reporter.

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates who want to do it all, from covering community news, to reporting on government, to writing about court cases and everything in between.

Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays.

Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at No phone calls, please. 8-16

FEATURES EDITOR/AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT: Springfield Business Journal, an award-winning weekly niche publication in southwest Missouri, is seeking a features editor to manage content in the weekly industry sections and special event publications. Three to five years of reporting/editing, ideally in business and following Associated Press style, is preferred. Requirements include ability to plan and clearly communicate desired assignment outcomes and to work with writers and their copy, as well as social media proficiency for audience development objectives. The position offers competitive pay and benefits, including health, life and 401(k). Send résumé and clips to Eric Olson, editor, or PO Box 1365, Springfield, MO 65801. 8-11

VERSATILE JOURNALIST: The Courier-Tribune is looking for a multi-talented journalist who can be the driving force of our education and county government reporting for print and online. The ideal candidate will have experience writing for a daily or weekly newspaper, have experience with photography and page design, and be familiar with AP style and social media trends. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field is preferred. The Courier-Tribune is a part of NPG Newspapers, a family-owned company based in St. Joseph, Mo., that offers competitive pay and benefits. Employment is contingent on passage of a drug screening and background check. To apply, send resume, cover letter and 3 to 4 examples each of writing, photography and page design to 7-25

REPORTER: The Le Mars Daily Sentinel, a four-day-a-week newspaper in northwest Iowa, seeks a motivated news reporter who can generate ideas, turn in accurate and well-organized stories, meet daily deadlines and work well with our newsroom.

The ideal candidate must have experience using InDesign and be comfortable with digital photography.

Starting salary is $23,000 annually. The Daily Sentinel also offers a solid benefits package.

Please forward resumé, cover letter and clips to Kim Fickett,, or mail to Editor, Le Mars Daily Sentinel, 41 First Ave. N.E., Le Mars, IA, 51031 7-11

COPY EDITOR: Do you want to be part of the story-planning process from the ground up? Do you have the skills to guide 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 copy editor 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 copy editors and designers 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.

Qualifications include strong design and editing skills, a solid knowledge of the AP Stylebook, experience with story and photo planning, and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Web and social media expertise are a must.
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 You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at and about Quincy Newspapers Inc., our parent company, at 6-27





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