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 


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.  



 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 lauched 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 You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at and about Quincy Newspapers Inc., our parent company, at 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 to 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, at 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 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 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 to 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 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 3-29 

SPORTS REPORTER: The Columbia Daily Tribune is seeking a full-time reporter to cover a variety of University of Missouri sports and other assignments as needed. Cover events, develop feature stories, and contribute to our strong online presence. Ideal candidate will have newspaper experience and be adept at social media and digital news. Benefits include health & dental insurance, 401(k), vacation, sick & holiday pay, and use of employee gym. Email resume, writing samples, and salary requirement to or mail to Columbia Daily Tribune, Human Resources, P.O. Box 798, Columbia, MO  65205. EOE / Drug free Workplace 3-25 

MANAGING EDITOR: The Pleasant Hill Times, an award winning weekly newspaper is looking for a Managing Editor. Prefer a journalism or related degree. Responsibilities include editorial and sports coverage for our award-winning, respected weekly newspaper. Successful candidate will be a hands-on manager of the newsroom. Required skills include ability to manage staff, knowledge of website, ability to work a flexible schedule, have experience with Quark, and able to produce photos. Pleasant Hill is a growing community with an excellent school district, easy access to outdoors activities and located a short drive from the Kansas City area. Excellent salary and great opportunity. Send resume, clips and salary requirements to 3-15 

ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: Sedalia is one of the fastest growing markets in Missouri. It’s a great place to live, work and play. From the Missouri State Fair, Scott Joplin Festival, State Fair Community College’s Daum Museum, and performing arts at Liberty Center, to wonderful outdoor activities with biking/walking the Katy Trail, fishing/boating at Truman Dam or a short drive to Lake of the Ozarks. You will be responsible for all advertising for our newspapers and websites, including our daily newspaper, three weeklies and our digital offerings. Responsibilities include implementing high-performance plans to maximize the results of the retail, classified 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 sales staff; works effectively with Publisher and management team to develop and implement new or expanded products. Send resume with over letter to (include Advertising Director in the Subject line). 2-25     

NEWS AND SPORTS WRITERS: GateHouse Media is seeking news and sports writers to fill full-time openings at its newspapers in Missouri. We are seeking energetic and talented individuals who embrace the changing landscape of our industry, ready to contribute content across multiple platforms. Our company offers health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays. Send your resume and work samples to Jason Hunsicker at P.O. Box 809, Kirksville, MO 63501, or email at No phone calls, please. 2-25

COMMUNITY JOURNALIST: The Republic-Monitor, Perryville, a twice weekly newspaper in Southeast Missouri is seeking a Community Journalist. Successful applicants will have interest in covering government, crime, public safety and anything else that crops up. Strong writing and photography skills needed. InDesign page layout experience would be awesome. If you are looking for a position where your skills will be appreciated by your team and by your community, this may be the place. Perryville is a charming, family oriented community, 30 minutes north of Cape Girardeau and roughly one hour and 30-minutes south of St. Louis. People read the newspaper in Perryville. In a city survey, 75 percent of residents said they get their news from the Republic-Monitor. Contact Beth Chism, Publisher, at 573-457-4567 or by cell at 417-818-2626, or via email:; or Crystal Lyerla, Editor, at 573-513-6846, or by email: 2-23 



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

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2016 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00



Tuesday May 3rd Link

Monday May 2nd

Celebrate the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with a new feature from Missouri Press and The Missouri Bar! Take advantage of your schools' final weeks in session by publishing the feature in May in celebration of Law Day, or use it any time leading up to Independence Day in July. To access the half-page feature, visit http://mo-nie. Link

Friday April 29th

After 36 years of exceptional service, Doug Crews celebrated his final week as the Missouri Press Association executive director. Link



New NIE feature commemorates Declaration of Independence |
Monday May 2nd


After 36 years of exceptional service, Doug celebrated his final week as MPA executive director | via @comissourian
Friday April 29th


To reserve your ticket, contact Melody at 573-449-4167 or by email at Passes are limited!
Thursday April 28th


Dates for regional press meetings have been set! More information will be available in upcoming MPA publications. |
Wednesday April 27th