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. 



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


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 




MANAGER: Looking for individual interested in management of newspaper and shopper with a potential to purchase. Call 660-355-4844 and leave a message if interested. 

PRESS OPERATOR/FOREMAN: Ozarks Printing in Harrison, Ark. is seeking a web offset press operator/foreman with experience. Goss Community knowledge and supervisory experience preferred. This printing facility produces multiple products for newspapers, shoppers and other publications. Competitive pay and a great benefit package, including 401K, medical, dental and bonuses. Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit your questions or resume to 1-29 

SPORTS REPORTER: The Versailles Leader-Statesman and Morgan County Press is looking for a Sports Reporter. Applicants should be community-minded, people-oriented, self-motivated, have good interpersonal communication skills and be available to work nights and weekends. Duties will include writing sports stories for the Versailles and Stover newspapers, taking game photos, attending athletic events, posting scores online and some general assignment work. Must have interest in sports and understand basic sports concepts. Newspaper writing experience helpful but not required. Position is 40 hours per week and benefits include paid vacation, holidays and personal leave. Starting pay is based on experience with a minimum of 0 per week. Send resume and writing and photography samples to: Sports Reporter, Versailles Leader-Statesman P.O. Box 348, Versailles, MO 65084; or email them to 1-21 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE: Missouri Press Service, the advertising arm of Missouri Press Association, has an opening for an Account Executive – Print and Digital. This position will be responsible for developing, soliciting and maintaining Print and Digital advertising accounts. Account executives help customers develop effective, creative print and digital strategies and assist with long- term planning to ensure their advertising campaign generates results. The sales person will assist MPA member newspapers with selling print and digital products. This person should have attention to detail, be goal-oriented and team-minded. Advertising sales experience in newspapers, radio, TV, Yellow Pages or working with ad agencies is a plus. Send resume to Mark Nienhueser at 1-18 

MANAGING EDITOR: Looking for Managing Editor for the Rolla Daily News and in Rolla, MO, home of Missouri S & T University. Rolla Daily News is a 6-day a week publication with a growing digital presence. Position requires a journalism or related degree. Successful candidate will be a hands-on manager of newsroom. Required skills include ability to manage staff, knowledge of website and social media content management, work a flexible schedule, experience with Quark, produce photos and video. Rolla is a small but growing community with an excellent school district, a diverse cultural community, easy access to outdoors activities, located a short drive from the St. Louis and Springfield areas. Competitive salary and benefit package. The Rolla Daily News is a Gatehouse Media property. 1-18 

NEWS REPORTER: The Maryville Daily Forum, a family-owned, 5-day daily newspaper, located in Maryville, Missouri, is looking for a motivated, community journalist. A minimum of two years experience is desired, but will train the right person. Experience with journalistic writing is a must. Experience with digital media, page layout and photography are desired, but will train the right person. Will be working with Mac computers and Adobe software. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an employer who cares about its employees and the communities in which it serves. If you match these qualifications, email your resume, cover letter and at least three references to: 1-12 

DEPUTY EDITOR: The Salina Journal in Salina, Kan. is seeking an experienced journalist with strong news judgment and editing skills to lead its daily newsroom operations as deputy editor. The vacancy is being created by virtue of a retirement, and promotion from within. The successful candidate will coordinate the production of news for print, online and social media platforms. Candidates should possess an ability to identify and deliver the best product for our print, digital and social media customers; sharp editing skills that boast adherence to deadline, accuracy, clarity, style and potential legal problems; a willingness, and adept hand, at coaching reporters as they experiment with innovative ways of delivering news content, and to manage and lead a design desk; experienced communication and conflict resolution skills, and the ability to deal professionally with the public; and solid organizational skills. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred. Candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to: Sharon Montague; Deputy Editor; Box 740; Salina, KS 67402-0740 or to The Salina Journal offers competitive wages, profit sharing, 401K and health and dental insurance. Pre-employment drug screen required. The Journal is an equal opportunity employer. 1-11 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: The Richmond News, a 2010-15 recipient of Missouri Press Association’s Newspaper of Excellence, is looking for a gifted and versatile journalist who specializes in news and enterprise reporting. This position will write stories assigned by the editor and will likely be responsible for coverage of a municipal government, school district or county courts, based on ability or experience. This reporter will also be required to develop contacts and sources to develop his/her own stories. The emphasis of this position is news reporting. Richmond News is a twice-weekly newspaper in the county seat of Ray County, 40 minutes east of downtown Kansas City, Mo. We are a 100-percent local newspaper and proud of it. Our readers expect and rely on us for news they can trust. We’re small (circulation 1,997); we’re rural, but not small-minded. The News received first place in its coverage of government and coverage of an eminent domain case that affected dozens of its residents. It also received first place in coverage of rural and ag life for the past two years. We are looking for a candidate to join our team and continue our aspirations. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain valuable experience with a veteran newsroom. We offer competitive wages and vacation. Applicants must have a journalism, or similar degree, with some newsroom experience; be able to take photographs; have decision-making, communication and interpersonal skills; be a thorough and accurate reporter, utilizing AP style; and be motivated with a good work ethic. Send a resume, cover letter, three to five examples of work, plus three professional references to JoEllen Black, publisher, at 1-11 

PAGE DESIGNER: Seeking a full-time page designer/copy editor in Springdale, Ark. to help us continue to be Northwest Arkansas' premier source of news and information. The winning candidate will primarily design pages for our weekly publications, including news, sports and special sections. Some page design for the daily publication may be required as well. This person will need to write eye-catching headlines and make decisions on how news reports are played on a page to increase impact and readership. Meeting deadlines is a must, as is experience in copy editing and Adobe InDesign. Basic journalism knowledge and knowledge of AP style are also required. Experience in NewsEdit Pro, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop are also helpful. Position is primarily Monday-Friday, noon to 8 p.m. And works out of our Springdale office. We offer an excellent salary and a full benefits package. Send resumes and examples of work to: Page Designer Position, Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, PO Box 7, Springdale AR  72765 or e-mail (put Page Designer Position in subject line). 1-8 

ADVERTISING AND MARKETING DIRECTOR: Northwest Arkansas (Fayetteville) is one of the fastest growing markets in the United States. It’s a great place to live, work and play. From world-class museums and performing arts, to wonderful outdoor activities with lakes, trails and mountains we have it all. Don’t forget to take in a Razorback game. You will be responsible for all advertising for our award-winning newspapers and websites, including our daily newspaper, nine weeklies and our 121 digital advertising agency. Implementing high-performance plans to maximize the results of the retail, national, classifieds, legal and digital sales staff in the areas of advertising sales, revenue growth, creative services, production and cost control; prepares budgets for advertising operation; oversees training and development of department managers and staff; works effectively with President and management team to develop and implement new or expanded products. Send resume with cover letter to (put Advertising & Marketing Director in the Subject Line). 1-7 

REPORTER/EDITOR: The Daily American Republic, a daily newspaper in Poplar Bluff, is seeking a replacement for a longtime general assignment/associate editor reporter who is retiring at the end of February. While a seasoned reporter is preferred, all will be considered. It could be a good opportunity for the right person looking to step up since retirements are looming for two other longtime members of the staff. The newspaper has a 13,400 circulation and publishes in the afternoon Tues.-Fri. and Sunday morning. It has a full-time news staff of 11, including 4 reporters, 3 sports, 2 photographers and 2 editors. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, others. Pay negotiable based on experience. Send resumes and writing samples to Stan Berry at or P.O. Box 7, Poplar Bluff, MO 63902. 1-6 

ADVERTISING SALES EXECUTIVE: The Columbia Daily Tribune is seeking an energetic Account Executive to sell print, online and mobile products to businesses in Columbia and the surrounding area. This position offers excellent opportunities in working with all types of businesses and involves all types of media, from print products to a heavy emphasis on cutting-edge digital advertising products. Candidate should be highly motivated, CREATIVE, be able to manage multiple projects, and have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Social networking skills are a PLUS!  Reliable transportation, good driving record, and valid driver’s license required. Compensation package includes guaranteed base plus incentives. Benefits include 401(k), health insurance, dental insurance, vacation and sick pay, and access to company gym. Email resume & salary requirement to EOE / Drug free Workplace 1-5 


AREA SALES MANAGER: The Columbia Daily Tribune is currently seeking an Area Sales Manager to oversee a portion of our carrier delivery force. Manager will ensure on time delivery, continually improve service and circulation, and recruit and contract carriers. This individual must be sales and service oriented, have the ability to motivate, ability to multi-task, have reliable transportation, good driving record and a MO Class E driver license (obtain prior to start date).  The ideal candidate will have managerial experience, sales and customer service background, and a college degree is preferred. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, vacation and sick pay, personal time, holiday pay, and access to company gym. Email resume to 12-29 

EDITOR: The Aurora Advertiser is seeking a full-time Editor to manage and lead our small newsroom at our weekly newspaper. Our long-time editor is set to retire at the end of January. This position, in working with our local GM, will be responsible for the entire news operation. As part of Gatehouse, we expect our leader to embrace all aspects of the newsroom, including social media, video and promoting our digital presence. Aurora is a comfortable and friendly community of people involved in community activities, school and sports events and helping their neighbors via charitable causes. The city is located near two of the state's larger cities, between two lake communities and near a variety of national, state and other scenic parks and locations. The Advertiser is a two-person news team. The editor will cover several beats in addition to lay out responsibilities. We also have a solid working special section calendar that will require some contribution to make our sections local. We expect our editors to write local editorials and have a community presence. We are looking for someone who wants to be the voice of Aurora. This position is perfect for an experienced reporter looking to move up or for an experienced editor looking to settle in a great small community. Our only major requirement is you have at least two years experience directly in the industry and love community journalism. The full-time position offers a variety of benefits (health insurance, vacation, 401k, etc.). Send a cover letter, resume and samples of recent work to Matt Guthrie, Sr Group Publisher at An Equal Opportunity Employer 12-29

SPORTS EDITOR: We have an immediate opening for a full-time sports editor. This position's duties include but are not limited to handling general assignments, including high school, college, community sports and outdoors coverage for the sports section and website. The successful candidate must be willing to go above and beyond to explore sports issues throughout our coverage area while also providing extensive coverage of our local, high school and community college sports scene. This position requires building a personal brand on Twitter and as a blogger; must also be able to shoot, edit and produce video for, and use social media to further the reach of the Democrat’s audience. Flexible schedule required which includes nights and weekends. Two years of experience and a degree in journalism preferred. We are in a sports-crazy market, having a vibrant local sports community as well as being in close proximity to the University of Missouri in Columbia as well as coverage of the Kansas City Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs. We want someone with a vision and a person capable telling compelling stories that other newspapers might miss. Send resumes and clips or links to Editor Tim Epperson, The Sedalia Democrat is a part of Civitas Media with 100 publications throughout the Midwest and the South. 12-29

GENERAL MANAGER/MEDIA DIRECTOR: Experienced General Manager/Media Directors are needed in Ohio. Successful candidates will be dedicated to achieving realistic revenue goals; and be hands-on, visible leaders that can grow print advertising and digital revenue while managing other functional areas of the business. Responsibilities include: strategic planning and execution for print and digital revenue development; being a champion of digital media, with a proven track-record of driving digital sales performance; new business development and innovation to generate profitable revenue growth; developing new circulation and audience acquisition strategies in digital, mobile and social media; leading everyday training and coaching efforts to maximize sales performance; ability to analyze market conditions and competitive business situations, identify new business opportunities and to implement creative sales strategies; collaborating, working with other department heads and the regional publisher to develop and execute short- and long-term strategies that bring revenue opportunities and innovative approaches to our market; P & L management, expense control; employee relations and development; and engagement with the community. Civitas is committed to introducing a wide variety of print and digital products to serve new audiences and to tap into additional sources of advertising, subscription, direct marketing, merchandising or other revenues. Exceptional communication, time management and planning skills are required. Solid leadership track record with 3-5 years of sales management experience preferably in the media business (magazine, internet, broadcast, newspaper, etc. …) is required. We offer a competitive compensation package, relocation expense, medical, dental and vision benefits and mileage reimbursement for business miles. Civitas Media, LLC is a national company that operates daily, weekly and niche publications and websites in 12 different states (see our website at Send resume and cover letter to: 12-29

PRESS OPERATOR: Experienced press operator needed at weekly newspaper/print operation. We are seeking an experienced offset press operator. Responsibilities include printing newspaper and shopper each week along with several print customers. Must be capable operating and maintaining a Goss Community press. Competitive compensation and benefits. To apply, send resume and work references by email to with subject line “Press Operator.” 12-7 

REPORTER: The West Plains Daily Quill, a vibrant and healthy five-day daily that covers West Plains, Howell County and its surrounding counties in south-central Missouri, is seeking an energetic reporter to join its news staff. The position requires a good "nose for news" as well as solid writing and reporting/research skills; either a journalism degree or experience writing for publication is needed. Recent journalism graduates are encouraged to apply as well as applicants who have writing and research/reporting experience, are fast learners and are willing and able to learn the ropes of the newsroom quickly, under the tutelage of experienced journalism mentors in both the managing editor and publisher. If you are looking to expand your experience and knowledge base while learning the ins and outs of how to run a newsroom from start to finish, all while having fun in a fast-paced and fulfilling workplace, this is the job for you. To apply, please email the following, with the words "Reporter Applicant" in the subject line, to (1) A cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for our paper; (2) your resume; (3) FIVE writing samples (preferably hard news or features); (4) salary requirements; and (5) three references familiar with your work. Position is open now and will be filled as soon as a proper candidate is found, so don't delay! 12-3 

GENERAL MANAGER: The Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs, Ark. seeks an experienced leader who is innovative and results-oriented. He or she will manage all the operations of this seven-day a week newspaper. This individual must possess exceptional leadership, marketing and communication skills as well as be dedicated to growing all aspects of a profitable newspaper. The ability to think strategically and work with managers to develop and execute plans is essential. We are looking for a proven leader with excellent organizational, financial and management skills. Community involvement is also necessary and encouraged. Ideal candidates will have experience as a general manager or advertising sales leader of a newspaper. The Sentinel-Record is owned by WEHCO Media, an industry leader offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401K and profit sharing. Please send resume and salary requirements to Terri Leifeste at 12-3 

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#tbt to the 1993 Missouri Advertising Manager's Association Meeting! The 1993 fall workshop took place in Jefferson City Nov. 4-5 and included an award ceremony for the best ads of the year. Link



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