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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 or mbarba@mopress.com. Ads appear in the MPA monthly Bulletin, weekly eBulletin and here. Email ads to mbarba@mopress.com or scroll down to fill out an online form.


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WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Newspaper for Sale in Lawrence County. Legal status, loyal readers and active accounts with 130+ year-old archives. Also, a monthly farm magazine with standing advertisers and strong presence in rural communities. Great opportunity for a family operation. Contact fstopaccounts@centurytel.net. 1-6


WEEKLY PAPER FOR SALE: County-seat weekly newspaper situated in the Missouri Ozarks. Located in a progressive community where new jobs are arriving, a new high gymnasium and municipal swimming pool are under construction and businesses are investing in new buildings. This provides a unique situation where the owner is retiring from a profitable and award-winning publication that has both a digital and print focus. To make inquiries, write mbarba@mopress.com or Missouri Press Association, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. 12-9


COUNTY SEAT WEEKLY FOR SALE: Missouri — County seat weekly, strong cash flow and profit, 2,500 paid circulation; great location near metro area, limited competition. Contact Dennis DeRossett at (217) 725-5900. 10-14


WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR SALE: Newspaper for Sale in Fast-growing Platte County. Lively, growing town on Missouri River, but 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 computer equipment, printers and copiers, desks and chairs, file cabinets, archives and lots more. Great opportunity for someone who wants an active, fulfilling and involved small town lifestyle. Rent or buy building, or move to your preferred location. For more information email wcnews@embarqmail.com or call 816-640-2251. 8-26


HELP WANTED


CIRCULATION DIRECTOR: Phillips Media Group an opportunity for an experienced circulation person to move into our top circulation management position. This person will manage a consolidated circulation department of 9 newspapers (3 dailies and 6 weeklies) in Southern Missouri and North Arkansas. Heavy emphasis on postal and digital experience as well as some independent contractor management important. Position will manage a group of CSRs and clerical staff of 15. Experience with Newzware circulation software helpful.

To apply please send your resume to: jim@phillipsmedia.com 3-10


DIGITAL PRODUCT MANAGER: The Herald-Whig is looking for a creative collaborator to lead our digital products initiative.

As Digital Product Manager, you will develop, enhance and maintain all aspects of the Herald-Whig’s interactive platform; along with combined sister-company platforms including website, mobile platforms and social media. This is an exciting time in the digital world as we keep pace with current technology trends, test new initiatives, and use available tools to enhance our digital product.

The ideal candidate has the ability to utilize multiple source platforms, prototype and build interactive sites, and collect and analyze data. The Digital Product Manager must be a strong multi-tasker with the ability to create engaging content and define and implement our brand voice.

Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within a newsroom, newspaper and/or television station is beneficial. A bachelor’s degree in digital media, English communications or related fields is preferred, along with 2-5 years of experience.

The Herald-Whig is a seven-day newspaper and part of a growing, family-owned media company, dedicated to the communities it serves. Our newsroom has won dozens of awards in recent years from the Illinois Press Association, Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Missouri Press Association, including second place for the best website in the 2019 IAPME competition.

Our comprehensive benefit package includes all you would expect plus 401(k) with employer match.

If you think you have what it takes, please send a resume, samples of your work and a letter outlining how you would approach the job to: Nicole Stevens/Administration, The Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to nstevens@whig.com. Learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.quincymediacareers.com 3-9


REPORTER: Herald-Whig reporters pride themselves in their attention to detail. We have the most in-depth coverage in the area. Whether your passion is politics or crime, agriculture or local events, the Herald-Whig has the tools to feed your passion.

As a Herald-Whig reporter, you would be responsible for writing concise, fair and accurate stories as assigned. You would research background information and conduct interviews in person and by phone. Covering breaking news and taking accurate notes is a must! Our reporters also contribute to television and radio broadcasts on occasion and contribute to our interactive platform.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
• College degree
• Three or more years of experience as a reporter or editor with demonstrated language and reporting skills necessary to provide coverage and insights into local events and issues.

The Herald-Whig offers a comprehensive employee benefits package with everything you expect and more. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next reporter, please send a resume, samples of your work and a letter outlining how you would approach the job to: Nicole Stevens/Administration, The Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to nstevens@whig.com. Learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com and about Quincy Media Inc., our parent company, at www.quincymediacareers.com 2-19


MULTIMEDIA EDITOR: The Courier-Tribune is seeking a dynamic Multimedia Editor to lead our news team.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in key media platforms (print, online and social media) and possess a strong understanding of and passion for community journalism. You will create and implement story and visual content strategies that reflect the communities we serve in Clay County.

Required skills include a solid understanding of AP Style, story writing and digital strategies. The ideal candidate also must possess the communication and organizational skills needed to manage an award-winning newsroom.

At least five years of relevant experience is preferred.

Job offers competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, retirement and paid time off.

Send resume and samples of relevant work to news@mycouriertribune.com.

The Courier-Tribune is a division of NPG Newspapers Inc. and News-Press & Gazette Co., a multi-generation, family-owned company based in St. Joseph, Mo. NPG Newspapers publishes community newspapers in northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas, as well as numerous specialty publications. 2-17


SMALL TOWN EDITOR: Editor needed in what was voted the Most Beautiful Town in Missouri. Hermann MO is looking for an editor for our small town paper. Benefits include 401K, health insurance, paid vacations and time off. This small office brings a family feel to local news. Candidate will be in charge of all writing in print and digital. This job would make a great stepping stone for a new reporter or great pace to make a permanent home.

Send resume to publisher Cathi Utley at hacmgr@lcs.net 2-12


REPORTER: Thriving twice-weekly newspaper in Polk County is seeking a general assignment reporter. Be part of 151 years of service to appreciative community. Successful candidate will have strong writing skills, a passion for the public’s right to know and a desire to tell the stories of our neighbors. Send resumes and writing samples to Bolivar Herald-Free Press Editor Jessica Franklin Maull at jessicam@bolivarmonews.com. 1-24


PART-TIME REPORTER: Weekly small-town newspaper in Fayette, Mo. is seeking a part-time reporter. Duties will include meeting coverage and general assignment reporting. Experience in print reporting a must. Knowledge of InDesign and Mac computers preferred. Up to 30 hours per week. Please send resume and writing samples to Jaddison@fayettenews.com. 1-23


 

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