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EDITOR: The California Democrat, a weekly newspaper in Mid-Missouri, is looking for an editor to lead its exceptional community coverage in California and Moniteau County. The editor will build upon that foundation of community journalism by writing three to four stories a week, as well as leading the day-to-day operation of the newsroom, which consists of a full-time news reporter, a part-time news reporter and a full-time sports reporter. Candidates for the position should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, strong writing and photo skills, and a track record of meeting deadlines. Candidates should have one to three years of experience in a newsroom, as well as being able to relocate to California. Send a resume, cover letter and samples of your work to gary@newstribune.com. Application deadline is April 8. 3-19


GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: Our reporters cover a large gamut of community news, from city council and school board meetings, to agriculture, music features and children’s activities, among other stories. A solid candidate could cover a variety of topics and have a fast turnaround on their work. Reporters are also responsible for taking their own photographs, and have many opportunities to shoot video. Our award-winning paper publishes three days a week. Interested candidates should send a resume and writing sample to General Manager Sarah Gray at sgray@marshallnews.com. 3-18


NEWS EDITOR: The Herald-Whig is looking for an eager, aggressive journalist willing to step into newsroom leadership. The news editor is the No. 2 position in the newsroom and oversees The Herald-Whig’s award-winning daily coverage, as well as various special sections and magazines.

The ideal candidate has a strong nose for news and stays informed about the state and the world from multiple sources. The news editor also seeks out new ways to report and deliver the news to our readers, using the latest metrics to guide their decisions. Have a mind for data? We want you.
The Herald-Whig is a seven-day newspaper that is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company dedicated to the communities it serves.

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.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next news editor, please send a resume, samples of your work and a letter outlining how you would approach the job to:

Nicole Stevens/Human Resources, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to nstevens@whig.com. Learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.quincymediacareers.com. 3-12


BUSINESS REPORTER: Springfield Business Journal, an award-winning weekly niche publication in southwest Missouri, is seeking a reporter. Expertise in AP style is required; three to five years of reporting, ideally in business, is preferred. Work for the leading authority of business news and information in the Springfield region. The SBJ is family owned and is growing. We are increasing print readership as well as digital platforms. Send resume and clips to Editorial Director Eric Olson at eolson@sbj.net. 3-12


PHOTOGRAPHER & PAGE DESIGNER: Springfield Business Journal, an award-winning weekly niche publication in southwest Missouri, is seeking an editorial photographer and page designer. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and expertise in typography is preferred. Work for the leading authority of business news and information in the Springfield region. The SBJ is family owned and is growing. We are increasing print readership as well as digital platforms. Send résumé and photo / design samples to Eric Olson, editor, eolson@sbj.net. 3-12


INSIDE SALES: Missouri Lawyer’s Media is Missouri’s largest and most expert legal news operation. We publish several niche newspapers including Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly, St. Louis Daily Record, The Daily Record, Kansas City, and others. Our website, molawyersmedia.com, is updated daily and contains all the news and information lawyers rely on. We have an opening for a strategic, innovative, and results-oriented Inside Sales Representative in our St. Louis office. This opportunity is for a candidate who has at least one year of print advertising sales. It is essential that the candidate employs sales techniques and the ability to multi-task successfully. You will be making outbound calls, prospecting for potential new business and receiving inbound calls for current client needs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. 2-21


COMMUNITY MINDED LEADER: Lakeway Publishers of Missouri has an immediate opening for a Publisher/GM to lead three small community weeklies. Based in Bowling Green, Mo., the successful candidate is someone who understands community newspapers and understands that we’re not “selling ads,” we’re helping our neighbors SUCCEED.

We need a revenue-focused people person to lead a young team as we launch new digital products and help our communities prosper. Preference will be given to candidates with proven abilities to help newspapers grow.

If you are a goal oriented, motivated, organized self-starter with proven skills, we want to hear from you. Advertising sales experience preferred.

Please email a cover letter, your resume and professional references to VP Jeffrey Peyton at jpeyton@lakewaypublishers.com for immediate consideration. 2-12


COMMUNITY-FOCUSED SALESPERSON: HELP YOUR NEIGHBORS MAKE MONEY! That’s what this job is really all about. We aren’t looking for a sales rep, we’re looking for someone who cares about their community, who wants their local businesses to SUCCEED, who understands that great marketing includes the local newspaper, specialty publications AND a healthy dose of digital. If this sounds like you, Lakeway Publishers of Missouri wants to talk! We have positions open in several markets across our broad coverage area. (Our coverage area stretches from Wentzville to Bowling Green, from Monroe City to Hermann, from Elsberry to Centralia!) Email VP Jeffrey Peyton at jpeyton@lakewaypublishers.com if you want to earn while HELPING YOUR NEIGHBORS SUCCEED. 2-12


ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER/GROUP ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: A family newspaper group in Kansas, has an opening for a person who can fill the role of Group Advertising Director / Associate Publisher.

This person will oversee sales of daily and weekly newspapers covering communities in Emporia, Abilene, Chase County, Madison, and St. Marys, Kansas.

Duties include: managing and motivating an inside and outside sales team with an emphasis on generating profitable revenue from our print, magazines, and digital products.

Send resume to walker@emporia.com 2-7


EDITOR/REPORTER: The Bowling Green Times 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, 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, bgtpub@lcs.net or tvlpub@lcs.net 2-1


FULL-TIME REPORTER: The Lake Sun/LakenewsOnline.com is looking for a full-time staff reporter to cover community news at Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri.
The successful candidate will be joining a family of print and digital publications covering news and sports.

Responsibilities will include gathering news for print and digital, handling photography, video, social media, content management on the digital platform and assisting with page building using Quark.

The Lake Sun/LakeNewsOnline offers a wide range of experiences for a reporter wanting to develop community news skills, who likes working with the public and can work independently or as a team member. A challenging position for the right candidate.

Lake of the Ozarks is a unique place to call home. The area is known for boating, outdoor recreation, entertainment, wineries and offers a unique small town atmosphere amidst a major tourist destination within easy driving distance to every large city in the state.

Position requires a journalism or related degree. Experience is helpful. Pay and benefits are competitive. Position is available immediately .

Please send resume and clips to jmiller@lakesunonline.com or mail to 918 North Business Route 5, Camdenton, MO. 65026. No phone calls. 1-17


REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER: The Rolla Daily News is looking for a staff reporter/photographer. Responsibilities will include gathering news for print and digital, handling photography, video, social media, content management on the digital platform and assisting with page building using Quark.

Rolla offers a wide range of experiences for a reporter wanting to develop community news skills, who likes working with the public and is interested in a challenge.

Rolla is home to Missouri S & T, has an active theater and arts community, and is located near several state parks. The area is known for outdoor activities, wineries and offers a unique small city atmosphere with a historic downtown area. Located within easy driving distance of St. Louis and Springfield.

Position requires a journalism or related degree. Experience is helpful. Pay and benefits are competitive.

Please send resume and clips to jmiller@lakesunonline.com or mail to 918 North Business Route 5, Camdenton, MO. 65026. No phone calls. 1-17


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