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.


PRESS FOR SALE: 2 unit NewsKing w/KJ4 folder, two roll stands, air compressor, power unit, rolling 1-ton hoist, plate bender, punch, spare parts. Located on ground floor, easy take out. Asking 2,500 dollars or best offer. Clarence Courier, 106 East Maple St., Clarence, MO 63437. 660-699-2344;   8-14 

NEWSPAPER FOR SALE IN SW MO: Established Southwest Missouri weekly newspaper for sale. Healthy list of paid subscribers. Owners ready for new challenges. Contact Missouri Press Association, Attn: Bryan Jones,  6-18

NEWSPAPER GROUP FOR SALE:  Small weekly newspaper group in Southwest Missouri. Close to metro area. Legal publications in adjoining counties. Job printing equipment and real estate available. Priced near annual gross. Excellent growth opportunity for motivated sales professional. Email 6-6

NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: The Ballard County Weekly, A small newspaper in Wickliffe, Kentucky is for sale by local owner. Price: 15k. Call 270-335-3700 or 270-748-5602. Contact: Lisa Turner, Owner/Publisher, The Ballard County Weekly, P.O. Box 6, Wickliffe,Ky 42087. Fax: 270-335-3701. 6-3



WEB OFFSET PRESS OPERATOR/FOREMAN: Nowata Printing Company is seeking a single-width, web offset press operator/foreman with at least 5 years experience. Heat-set, Goss Magnum knowledge and supervisory experience preferred. This commercial printing facility produces newspapers, inserts, shoppers, and other publications on several different press lines and operates 24 hours a day, 5+ days a week. Competitive pay. Great benefit package including 401K, Profit Sharing, Medical, Dental, bonuses. EOE. Visit our website at, complete the application, and submit it with your resume to: or P.O. Box 472, Nowata, OK 74048.  9-15  

REPORTER: Are you someone who wants to make a difference? If you do, and you possess the skills to work in the editorial department of a community newspaper, we would like to talk with you about a Full-Time position with our Webster County publications. Experience in newspaper reporting and photography a must, along with Web experience. Quark, NewsEdit Pro and Photoshop experience preferred. We are a family of six local newspapers surrounding Springfield. We offer good benefits and many opportunities to make a difference.  EOE   Complete an application from our website,, and email with resume and samples to: Fax to: 417-326-8701 or Mail to: Reporter, PO Box 330, Bolivar, MO  65613.   9-15 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: If you’re looking to put yourself in a position to advance your career, come join our family newspaper team. We have a proven reputation of award-winning journalism and placing our reporters at larger operations. We’re seeking a talented and motivated journalist who can produce well-crafted, clean copy and lots of it. Fast-paced daily newspaper environment for a general assignment reporter who likes variety. Photo skills, knowledge of Internet reporting, and page layout useful. We’re located in southwest Missouri within easy driving distance of Kansas City, Joplin and Springfield. Apply to Publisher Floyd Jernigan at   9-8 


REGIONAL ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: Gatehouse Media is seeking a strong sales leader to manage local digital products and services, as well as print and online marketing programs and packages. This role involves direct oversight of eight multi-media sales executives for a group of three daily newspapers in southwestern Missouri. Responsibilities include driving sales of Propel Digital Products and Services, newspaper and other print products, direct mail and event-based marketing solutions; maximizing key revenue initiatives; coaching and developing the staff; collaborating effectively with management colleagues; building a sales pipeline; and maintaining excellent client relationships. Propel Marketing is a full service digital services firm owned by Gatehouse, with offices located in each newspaper market. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, knowledgeable and creative about developing customized local advertising solutions. Digital sales and management experience strongly preferred. If you are motivated, goal oriented and success driven, this may be the career position for you. We offer a competitive base salary and excellent bonus plan. We also offer health, dental, life insurance, 401(k) and flexible spending accounts. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer  9-2 

SPORTS REPORTER: The Cedar County Republican is seeking a “sports champion” to cover local high-school sports and general assignments. Experience in photography and any Web experience a plus. NewsEdit Pro and Photoshop experience preferred. We are a family of local newspapers in print and online surrounding Springfield, Mo. We offer good pay and benefits and many opportunities to make a difference. EOE. Complete an application from our website,, and email with resume and samples to: or mail to: Sports, P.O. Box 330, Bolivar, MO 65613 or fax: 417-326-8701.  9-2

PRESS OPERATOR: A Springfield, Mo. commercial printer seeks a Heatset Press Operator, newspaper experience a plus.  Competitive pay, bonus, excellent benefits, clean work environment. EOE. Complete an application from our website,, and email with resume and description of work experience to: Press Operator, P.O. Box 330, Bolivar, MO  65613 or email to: or fax to: 417-326-8701.  9-2 

MARKETING COORDINATOR: News Tribune has an opening on their marketing operations team. This full-time position will help coordinate various events, organize special section schedules and assist in numerous varied duties. The idea candidate will have excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel as well as a neat appearance, pleasant personality and enjoy working with the public. This is a great opportunity for a self-starting team player who is flexible, detail oriented, willing to learn and likes a busy, fast-paced environment. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, 401k and medical insurance. Interested parties please email resume, along with cover letter and salary requirements, to: Jane Haslag, Marketing Director, at or mail to Marketing, News Tribune, P.O. Box 420, Jefferson City, MO 65102   8-20  

DIGITAL MEDIA CONSULTANT: We have a full-time opening for a Digital Media Consultant in the digital division at Central Missouri Newspaper. This is a great opportunity for someone who is well versed in digital media and has a teaching mentality. The goal of this position is to help businesses manage their online and mobile presence through a suite of products and services. We are looking for a dynamic, engaged individual who will be focused on developing new customers and offering outstanding customer service to our current clients. The Digital Media Consultant will conduct all aspects of the position to include prospecting, research, proposals, coordination with fulfillment, maintaining and reporting on activity and sharing best practices across the team. Must have the ability to choose from a broad array of products which would best suit each customer and serve as the digital expert to the marketing staff. The candidate must have a detailed work ethic, be highly motivated, well organized and be able to communicate effectively with a widely diverse group of individual customers by phone and in person. Must have intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office. A valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle is required. If you enjoy a team environment and genuinely want to help businesses grow and succeed, please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to  8-20  

CIRCULATION MANAGER: The Sedalia Democrat, located in Sedalia, Mo., is looking for a talented, energetic and aggressive individual with passion for providing excellent customer service and who has strong communication skills and the ability to manage a staff of four employees for our six-day morning newspaper. This position is also responsible to execute sales and marketing programs for all circulation sales including home delivery, single copy and Newspapers In Education. Candidate will have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. To apply, send your resume  and cover letter to: Jill Sinkclear, Circulation Director, 700 S. Massachusetts Ave., Sedalia, MO  65301 or email    8-15 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER needed for 12,000-circulation evening daily in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Ideal candidate would have several years of experience. Entry level candidates with degree in journalism or related field also will be considered. Would prefer someone from Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas or west Tennessee. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401(k) and disability insurance. Salary is negotiable based on experience. Have staff of seasoned reporters and turnover is rare. However, retirement is looming for top three members of staff. Send resumes and writing samples to Stan Berry at or mail to Stan Berry at Daily American Republic P.O. Box 7, Poplar Bluff, Mo. 63901  7-28 

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Thursday September 18th

Happy Throwback Thursday from Missouri Press! Can you guess the year in which this convention picture was taken? The first correct guess will win a free ticket to any convention event, excluding the Hall of Fame Banquet. Test your memory - Can you identify such publishers and dignitaries as Missouri Secretary of State James C. Link

Wednesday September 17th

Kristie Williams sorts stacks of award plaques Tuesday, Sept. 16 in preparation for the upcoming Missouri Press Association Annual Conference Sept. Link

Wednesday September 17th

Happy Constitution Day! Test your knowledge by taking our Constitution Quiz, available for download on our website. Check it out! Link



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Wednesday September 17th


Happy Constitution Day! Test your knowledge by taking our Constitution Quiz, available for download on our website.
Wednesday September 17th


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Monday September 15th


Stop by Lee Hills Hall this Thursday, Sept. 18 to check out Duane Dailey's "Missouri Mules and Men" exhibit!
Monday September 15th