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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 Matthew Barba for pricing, (573) 449-4167 or Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to or scroll down to fill out an online form.



Equipment for sale: An extensive selection of printing equipment, including a five-unit Harris V-15A newspaper press, will be on sale online until Nov. 28, 2018, at The press equipment must be sold during the liquidation of Printcraft Inc., a newspaper plant located in Lamoni, Iowa, which printed several publications in northern Missouri and southern Iowa. The BCL Auction website has a full description of the equipment. Click on current auctions with listing under Bethany Printing Company. 11-2

PRINTING EQUIPMENT: Salem Publishing Company is selling some equipment from a press operation closed earlier this year. Anyone interested can contact Donald Dodd at

Kodak Achieve T-400 Platesetter S-Speed with XPO TDL
Factory upgrade Autoloader option
Kodak Compact Stacker
As far as the Rip, we have Xitron Navigator GPS Bundle, which could go with the machine

Kansa, Model 4602 (480) five-station inserter refurbished by Kansa in 2012, in good working condition
Conveyor extension
Single sheet kit with needle
Mail base, vacuum belt
Label head

Kansa four-stack newspaper carts. We have eight or nine to sell. 11-1

PRICE CUT! Weekly Newspaper For Sale – The Boone County Journal, in Ashland – one of the fastest-growing markets in Missouri – is still for sale….at a lower price and the best deal you will find. The Journal is increasing its revenue and maintains a growing cash flow. Small facility could be leased or purchased. Seller is semi-retired, wants to be fully retired soon. Contact (573)289-2665.


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

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: The Missourian, an award-winning twice-a-week community newspaper, is seeking a reporter to cover municipal, school and county beats. This position requires substantial reporting responsibilities and fluency in digital and social media. Experience in community journalism is preferred but will consider recent graduates. Solid reporting background and photography skills required.

Community newspaper background preferred. This position requires some night and weekend work.

Sick of working for a chain? Come to work for a family-owned and operated newspaper that values enterprise journalism and rewards hard work.

The Missourian is 14,000 paid circulation paper with a great, team-oriented staff located about 50 miles west of St. Louis.

Good pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401K plan and profit sharing.

Send resume, qualifications and clips to Susan Miller Warden, 14 W. Main St., Washington, MO 63090, or email to When applying, mention you saw this opening listed with the MPA. 10-3

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: The Daily American Republic in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is looking for a general assignment reporter to join our news team. An ability to write clean, concise copy on a deadline, with a passion for community and regional reporting is important. Photography skills are a plus.

This job includes occasional night and weekend hours.

The 150-year-old DAR publishes five days a week as part of Butler County Publishing, which also includes three weekly papers. We are situated in a growing community, surrounded by multiple state and national parks. Poplar Bluff is also within easy driving distance of St. Louis, Memphis and Little Rock.

Candidates should send their resumes and salary expectations to 9-10



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