JOBS & MARKETPLACE

 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. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Matthew Barba. 


FOR SALE



Weekly community newspaper for sale. Long established. In Missouri. 0K/annual revenue. Serious inquiries only. 660-726-2073 or email: rgsales00769@gmail.com 


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


The Jackson County Advocate, a 63-year-old newspaper covering South Kansas City and Grandview, is for sale. Inquiries may be sent to bdavis@jcadvocate.com. 


Long established small weekly newspaper in Southwest Missouri, the Webb City Sentinel, is for sale. Owner for the past 36 years is nearing retirement. To inquire, send message to news@webbcity.net. 

WANTED TO BUY




Stapler to handle 1/4" to 5/8" pamphlets and other commercial print jobs. Contact Phyllis or Joe at The Milan Standard, 660-265-4244.  

 

HELP WANTED



EDITOR: The Missourian, an award-winning twice-a-week community newspaper, is seeking a seasoned editor to oversee coverage of the St. Clair, Mo., area, which includes municipal, school and county beats. This position requires substantial reporting responsibilities and fluency in digital and social media. Five years in community journalism is preferred. 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 a 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 millers@emissourian.com. 5-25


REPORTER: The Lincoln County Journal is looking for a full-time reporter to join our team. The new hire will join a three-person editorial department and assist in the coverage needs that are important in our communities, including handling municipal beats and feature stories. The ideal candidate will also assist in updating the paper’s website and social media. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. Please send resume and clips to General Manager Tim Schmidt at lcjpub@lcs.net . 5-16 


SPORTS REPORTER: Strong Marshfield, Missouri, weekly is looking for someone to step up to the plate in its sports section. This would be a great opportunity for a new graduate in journalism or communications, or a more experienced hand who would like to be in the top spot on the sports pages. Responsibilities include game coverage — primarily high school — as well as sports features and columns. Also a chance to explore news features when sports seasons slow down. Solid pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401K and paid time off. Send resume, intro letter and writing samples to the attention of Scott Kerber at The Marshfield Mail, P.O. Box A, Marshfield, MO 65706, or email to scottk@marshfieldmail.com. 5-9 


PHOTOGRAPHER: Do you want to be part of the story-planning process from the ground up? Can you work with 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 photographer 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 employees 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. You must have experience photo planning and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and web and social media expertise are a must. You will need to be able to handle photo assignments as assigned, provide copy editors with accurate identifications and information of local people and events, meet existing standards for high-quality digital photos, be proficient in use of all cameras and associated equipment, and computers and applicable software, assist copy editors and other appropriate editors in use and display of local photos, produce quality video for interactive platform, react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned. 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 cbwilson@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Newspapers Inc., our parent company, at www.careersatQuincy.com. 5-3 


BUSINESS REPORTER: Award winning, locally owned, daily newspaper is seeking a full-time business writer. Responsibilities include reporting and writing business stories of local interest. Applicants must have solid deadline-oriented newswriting experience, good driving record, valid driver license, and proof of insurance. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, vacation pay, sick pay, employee gym and 401(k). Email resume and writing samples tosrinehart@columbiatribune.com or mail to Columbia Daily Tribune, HR, 101 N. Fourth St., Columbia, MO  65201. EOE/Drugfree Workplace 5-2


GRAPHIC ARTIST: The Lincoln County Journal/Troy Free-Press is looking for a full-time graphic artist. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. This position requires a person who can work in a team environment, has a good eye for design and works well under pressure. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. Please send resume and samples of your work to Tim Schmidt, general manager, atlcjpub@lcs.net. 4-29 


ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER: The Branson (MO) Tri-Lakes News and its multitude of print and digital products needs an energetic, inspired Advertising Sales Manager to lead our team of experienced salespeople. The experienced professional who joins our team will be able to implement creative sales strategies by building strong allegiances with advertisers. The manager will be able to direct, coach and motivate the sales staff. The manager will need to be detail oriented, organized and passionate about living and working in the Branson area, home to more than 20,000 full-time residents but also a vacation spot for more than 7 million visitors. The new ad manager must have some management experience. Our overall advertising sales are strong; we are searching for the right manager to make them even stronger. The position requires that you maintain and grow your own sales account list as well as lead the team. We offer a solid base salary plus bonus opportunities. We also offer growth opportunities in Branson and with any of our family’s other 17 newspaper companies in eight other states. The Branson Tri-Lakes News is the 104-year old, 7,500 paid circulation twice-weekly newspaper in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World of Branson. In addition to the newspaper, we also publish a variety of shoppers, a free weekly entertainment publication, a free monthly visitor publication, a monthly real estate publication, an assortment of special sections and a full array of digital options for our advertisers. We have our own glossy sheet-fed printing operation which opens up many other possibilities for advertising solutions for our customers. Resumes may be sent to Michael Schuver, publisher, via email at publisher@bransontrilakesnews.com or by mail to Branson Tri-Lakes News, P.O. Box 1900, Branson, MO 65615. 4-27 


SPORTS EDITOR: Award-winning twice-weekly newspaper in Fayette, Missouri, is seeking a full-time sports editor. The ideal candidate will have journalism degree with a passion for covering high school and college sports. Required skills include the ability to manage a staff, knowledge of maintaining a website, ability to work a flexible schedule, have layout experience with InDesign and able to take and edit photographs. Excellent salary and great opportunity. Send resume, clips and salary requirements to proll@fayettenews.com. 4-25  


EDITOR: The Warren County Record, an award-winning, weekly newspaper is seeking a seasoned editor to oversee coverage of county and municipal beats, courts and general news. This position requires substantial reporting responsibilities and fluency in digital and social media. Five year's experience in community journalism preferred. Solid reporting background and photography skills required. Editor serves as main photographer for publication; community newspaper background preferred; social media experience expected. This position requires some nights and weekends.  Sick of working for a chain? Come to work for a family-owned and operated newspaper that values enterprise journalism and rewards hard work. We are a 3,074 paid circulation paper with a great team-orientated staff located 50 miles west of St. Louis in Warrenton, MO. Good pay and benefits including health insurance, 401K plan and profit sharing. Send resume, qualifications and clips to Susan Miller Warden, 14 West Main Street, Washington, MO, 63090 or by email tomillers@emissourian.com. 4-11 


REGIONAL EDITOR: Campbell Publications, publisher of six community newspapers in West Central Illinois, is seeking a Regional Editor to lead editorial staff. If you have a commitment to the goals of community journalism, if you face each new challenge with optimism and the desire to make positive contributions at the local level, this could be the job for you. We are seeking a well-rounded editor with hands-on experience covering news and features, plus experience managing social media and websites. The successful candidate must have a proven track record of executing projects both in print and online and be comfortable in the role of mentor to stringers and reporters. Qualifications for this job include reporting, copy editing, assigning stories and page layout experience; InDesign proficiency; also, experience with web pages, email news updates, video and Facebook. A high degree of community involvement and direct reader engagement is encouraged. This position is responsible for the news content of three newspapers and is based in Jerseyville, IL. We serve readers in a territory known for its agriculture, hunting and outdoor recreation. Our communities value strong local schools and include a variety of hometown businesses. We are within easy driving distance of St. Louis, Mo. and Springfield, Ill. If you’re not from this area, we are interested to know why you want to live here; please tell us when you send your resume and cover letter to Julie Boren, publisher, at publisher@campbellpublications.net. 4-1 


PUBLISHER/GENERAL MANAGER: An Independent Newspaper Publishing Company with multiple locations is seeking applications for Publishers/General Managers for these positions. If you can direct a diverse staff, promote team effort, build relationships with the public you may be interested in a future with our company. We are looking for goal driven, enthusiastic, bottom line result leaders. Candidates must have managerial experience and a strong record of innovation, and achieving goals. Position is salary, plus medical, dental, life and retirement benefits. Please send resume, references, and salary expectations to mbarba@socket.net. 3-29 

 

 

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The Richmond (Mo.) News, the Voice of Ray County for 102 years, offers quality offset printing to community newspapers. We carefully and professionally print our own news and advertising products and we do the same for our commercial printing partners – and that can include your offset work as well. We stand ready and able to provide guidance on pre-press work, thereby ensuring your critical advertising and photography reproduction is top notch. Let Richmond News Offset work for you. For a quote, contact JoEllen Black at 816-776-5454 or email publisher@richmond-dailynews.com.
 
 
 

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