Job Bank & 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 Bryan Jones for pricing, (573) 449-4167. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to Bryan Jones. 


NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Close to Kanas City. The owners of this prize-winning community newspaper are ready to retire. Paid circulation, active web site , two face book accounts, subscription list, a paid e-edition list plus 2 IMac computers, two smaller Mac computers and one PC, InDesign, Quick Books pro and other software, vending racks, desks and chairs, file cabinets, archives and lots more. Priced at 225,000 dollars with building or 125,000 dollars for newspaper only. Great opportunity for someone who wants an active, fulfilling and involved small town lifestyle. For more information email  5-1



EDITOR: The West Plains Daily Quill is seeking a motivated, hands-on managing editor to drive our local news coverage to even greater heights. The successful candidate will understand how to present local news both in print and online, have good management skills as well as strong writing, editing, design and pagination skills. Must meet deadlines and have knowledge of AP style. Experience with InDesign, website design and the ability to use social media a plus. This respected community daily newspaper is located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of Missouri. We publish Tuesday through Saturday with a circulation of 5,300. All inquiries are strictly confidential. Please send your resume to  8-28

PUBLISHER: Lewis County Press currently has an opening for a publisher position in Paris, Missouri, for the Monroe County Appeal. The successful applicant will manage a newspaper which publishes a weekly newspaper, website, and various social site products. Candidates should have strong leadership skills, solid understanding of marketing print and digital initiatives and a deep commitment to customer service. Primary responsibility is to expand, lead and direct the sales to exceed sales revenue, and budgetary targets. Lewis County Press, headquartered in LaGrange, MO, is the parent of the following Missouri newspapers: The Lamar Democrat; The Vedette; the Press-News Journal; the Macon County Home Press; the Monroe County Appeal; and the Ralls County Herald-Enterprise. Our mission is to strengthen communities by delivering proprietary local news and editorial supported by advertising and subscriptions. EOE. Please send resume and cover letter to Kevin Butner, Chief Operations Officer, Lewis County Press, 1401 Redbud Drive, Macon, MO, or email to  8-27 

PRESSMAN: Junction City (Kansas) Daily Union needs an experienced pressman for our six-unit Goss Community. We are a five-day-a-week morning newspaper. Benefits package includes health insurance, 401k. Submit resume to production.mgr@the   8-24 

EDITOR: The highly-acclaimed, twice-weekly Bolivar Herald-Free Press is seeking an editor. This opening is due to a springboard opportunity for our most recent editor. Experience with NewsEdit Pro is a plus, along with online products, Photoshop, page design and staff management. Good benefits in a great place to live.  EOE  Send resume’ and samples to:; by fax to: 417-326-8701; or by mail to: Editor Position, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO  65613.   8-21 

CIRCULATION MANAGER: The Columbia Daily Tribune is currently seeking a reliable, self-motivated, detail oriented Manager to oversee operations and distribution and operations of the Tribune. Recruit, hire, train and supervise area managers and supervise other home delivery personnel who facilitate distribution to independent contractors, customers, and retail outlets. Assist with developing and monitoring home delivery budget, oversee dock operations, ensure accuracy of home delivery-related information, and generate reports. Develop staff into an effective and efficient operating team characterized by minimal complaints and increased subscriber circulation. This individual must be sales and service oriented, be able to lead and motivate, and have the ability to multi-task. The ideal candidate will have managerial experience, sales and customer service background, and a proven track record of leading/working in team environment. 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    Or submit an application to Columbia Daily Tribune, HR, 101 N. Fourth Street, Columbia, MO  65201   An application can be printed at (click on Tribune Employment located at bottom of the home page) or ask for an application at the front desk. EOE / Drug free Workplace   8-21 

PAGINATOR/GRAPHIC DESIGNER: The Kirksville Daily Express, an award-winning newspaper published six days each week in northeastern Missouri, is seeking a full-time paginator and graphic designer. Primary duties would include pagination of daily editions and designing advertisements. Candidates should be proficient in programs including, but not limited to, Quark, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. This is a chance for a person to use his or her creativity to help take our products to the next level. If you believe you are that person, send a resume and samples of your work to No phone calls, please.  8-14 

NEWS EDITOR: Miami County Newspapers, which serves the communities of Paola, Osawatomie, Louisburg, Spring Hill and portions of Linn County, Kansas is looking for a talented, aggressive News Editor to become the face of one of our community newspapers. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, is deadline-driven and is a strong, versatile writer who can handle anything from a council meeting to a feature story. Job responsibilities will include covering meetings, attending community events, taking photographs and writing stories about Miami County residents. Miami County Newspapers is an award-winning chain of three papers — The Miami County Republic, Osawatomie Graphic and Louisburg Herald. We offer a competitive salary and good benefits. Send a cover letter, resume and at least five clips showing the range of your abilities to Editor/Publisher Brian McCauley, Miami County Newspapers, 121 S. Pearl St., Paola, KS 66071, or by email to (Please include your name and News Editor applicant in the subject field.)  8-10 

EDITOR: Editor position now open at the Republic Monitor. Position includes salary, health insurance and retirement plan. Responsible for weekly newspaper, online presence and special sections throughout the year. Must have some related journalism experience, be presentable, be able to work on deadlines and have a working knowledge of AP style. Email resume to  8-6 

EDITOR/REPORTER: The Richmond News, a Missouri Press Standard of Excellence newspaper 2009-2014, is seeking an editor/reporter to coordinate its news coverage and continue its high editorial standards. Responsibilities include leading a small team of veteran reporters and correspondents to create compelling, accurate and relevant news stories. This position also requires a strong reporter and writer who will contribute stories to each edition, along with the role of copy editing and proofreading staff and contributed stories. Applicants should possess: a passion for local, community news; strong journalism background and writing ability; solid copy-editing and headline writing skills; organizational skills; leadership qualities. Layout skills in Adobe InDesign and photography are a plus. Richmond News is a twice-weekly, county-seat newspaper, located 38 miles east of downtown Kansas City. Send resume and work samples to Publisher JoEllen Black at or mail to P.O. Box 100, Richmond, MO 64085.  8-3 

MANAGING EDITOR: The Maryville Daily Forum, a family-owned, 5-day daily newspaper, located in Maryville, Missouri, is looking for someone to lead its newsroom. Experience in a similar professional leadership role is preferred. Experience with journalistic writing is a must, as well as, experience with digital media, page layout and photography. We need someone with the ability to lead a small team of reporters, coordinate news coverage, contribute to the news content and design the news pages of the newspaper. You will be working with Macintosh 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, e-mail your resume and cover letter to:  7-24 

NEWS REPORTER: Full-time position with the St. Clair County Courier, a weekly county-seat newspaper located on the western side of Truman Lake, midway between Kansas City and Springfield on Highway 13. Ideal for self-starter who requires limited supervision and enjoys covering a variety of news topics. Open to all applicants. Please send letter of application/resume to: Michael Crawford, Publisher, Sac-Osage Publishing, PO Box 580, Osceola, MO 64776-0580; fax to 417-646-8015; or email:   7-24  

ADVERTISING PRINT & MULTIMEDIA DIRECTOR: The Eldorado News Times located in South Arkansas is a solid 7-day-a-week newspaper with a strong Web presence. Seeking a capable advertising director to lead, coach, and train a staff of eight in reaching their potential. If you are in an ad management position and ready to make a change, or if you have proven success in ad sales as a leader and are ready to move up, we would like to talk to you if you have the skills and abilities we are looking for. Our focus is on growing revenue in our print product, TMC, quarterly magazine and through digital offerings including our website. Qualified candidates must be able to plan a budget and execute plans to meet that budget. We are open to most all ideas that help make that possible and we would like to have some fun while doing it. As part of a larger media company, we offer group medical insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation, 401-k, a sabbatical plan and profit sharing plan. If you are the person we are looking for and you want to work where you can make a difference, please send a letter of introduction telling us why and include your resume. Send to Ronnie Bell at  7-23 

REPORTER: The Paragould Daily Press seeks a full-time reporter. This position will participate in all coverage areas including, but not limited to, general news, local politics, community events, seniors, business, features, education and health issues. The successful candidate will have previous newspaper experience covering similar topics and must be highly productive with the ability to work well with a small staff of like-minded professionals who manage their time well. Candidate will display an entertaining and informational writing style and will be open to coaching and the introduction to new media models. Reporters are often asked to cover night city council or community board meetings and may be asked to cover weekend events. The position is paid an hourly wage of and comes with a full benefit package including paid vacation, medical benefits and 401k. The Daily Press is a community-based daily newspaper located in northeast Arkansas with a circulation of 4,000 and has been in business for more than 100 years. It is part of Paxton Media Group. Apply by sending resume and work samples to:  Brenda Keller, General Manager,   7-23 

PRESSMAN: Do you like sunny Florida? Are you a Pressman? Can you operate a Web Press or a UV Web press (other web printing will be considered)? Then we have a position for you. Lakeway Publishers of Florida is looking for qualified Pressman. Sun Publications Is located in Lakeland, Florida. We have full-time with complete benefit package as well as 401K. Please email your resume to to apply.  7-16 

REPORTER: The Cedar County Republican, based in Stockton, is seeking a journalist with a passion to report news in our local community. If you possess skills befitting a community news organization we would like to talk with you. Web experience would be a plus. We offer good benefits and many opportunities to make a difference.  EOE  Please email, resume and samples to:   by fax to: 417-326-8701; or mail to: Reporter Position, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO  65613.   7-15 

PRESSMAN: Are you dependable? Like working with your hands? Enjoy learning how things work the way they do? Have an ability to fix things? Then you may have the abilities we’re looking for. The ideal candidate will have previous mechanical experience and a demonstrated ability to work well with others and can work flexible hours, including nights during the week. Prior newspaper press experience a bonus but not mandatory. The Nevada Daily Mail and Nevada News is located within easy driving distance of Kansas City, Joplin, and Springfield. We’re part of Rust Communications, a family newspaper company. Interested applicants should contact Chris Jones, production manager, by calling 417-667-3344 after 4 p.m., or via email at   7-14 


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Friday September 4th

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Wednesday September 2nd

REMINDER: The MPA Convention will have FREE sessions for Young Journalists. Friday, Sept. Link



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