Missouri Press 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 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.




SPORTS EDITOR: The Herald-Whig is looking for an experienced journalist to oversee the sports department’s goal of providing top-level coverage of the area’s prep and college programs on all digital and print platforms.

The sports editor oversees an award-winning two-person staff that recently won two national awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors Association. The Herald-Whig provides blanket coverage of 26 high schools, four colleges, one Prospect League teams and community events.

The ideal candidate will be able to build a sports section that engages the reader and guide a staff hungry to tell the stories that make this sports savvy area unique. Do you know how to develop stories that go beyond the game? Then we want to talk to you.

The Herald-Whig is a five-day newspaper that is part of a growing media company dedicated to the communities it serves.

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 and Northeast Missouri. 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.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next sports editor, please send a resume, samples of your work and a letter outlining how you would approach the job to:

Matt Hopf / Executive Editor, The Quincy Herald-Whig,130 South 5th Street, Quincy IL, 62301 or by email to mhopf@whig.com Learn more about The Herald-Whig at www.whig.com (8/24/2022)

GENERAL MANAGER: The Moberly Monitor-Index is looking for the next rising journalism star to join our team and take us to the next level. Are you passionate about community journalism? Can you create partnerships within a community that help the newspaper prosper? The Monitor-Index is a twice-weekly publication in mid-Missouri looking for a general manager to come in and manage a small staff, all while helping our publication be a partner in the communities we serve. The perfect candidate will help local businesses with their marketing campaigns.

This is an exciting job where the new hire will play a crucial role in rebuilding this once-proud publication that that returned to local ownership nearly one year ago. We’re looking for someone with strong leadership skills who aspires to grow in our industry and is ready to take on more responsibility. This full-time position includes a competitive salary and benefits including health, dental and vision insurance. Send resume, samples of your work and references with your resume.

Send resume, samples and references to Publisher Tim Schmidt at tim@mystandardnews.com (8/19/2022)

REPORTER: Reporter wanted for mid-Mo newspaper. Small town, great school system, low crime, casual work atmosphere, weekly paper, benefits. This is a great job to launch your career, raise your children or retire from. Send resume to hrmgr@lakewaypublishers.com. (8/11/2022)

REPORTER: Salem Publishing Company, which publishes Phelps County Focus, Pulaski County Weekly and The Salem News, has an opening for a general assignment news reporter based in Rolla. We have award-winning print and web products, and one of our current staff members was in 2017 named Missouri’s Outstanding Young Journalist by the Missouri Press Association. Another staff member was named to Editor and Publishers Top 35 Under 35. Job description includes print and digital coverage of local entities, along with the opportunity to work on in-depth feature, enterprise and investigative stories that are a staple of our news products. Photography and multimedia skills are a plus, and some of the work can be done remotely. A great position for any reporter who desires more than writing about meetings, accidents and disasters. Send resume and samples of work to Donald Dodd, publisher, donald@phelpscountyfocus.com or P.O. Box 798, Salem, MO 65560. (7/27/2022)

CIRCULATION SALES & RETENTION MANAGER: The Missourian is seeking a highly motivated, self-driven person to lead our efforts in promoting and marketing our newspaper and for ensuring subscriber satisfaction of all of our products.

ABOUT THE POSITION: Candidate is responsible for working with contractors to deliver products to home delivery subscribers, single copy racks and dealer locations; manage mailing lists and oversee circulation records. Successful candidate will create campaigns to increase and retain circulation.

Must have good communication and telephone skills.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in circulation management or related experience.
  • Must have reliable transportation and current driver’s license.
  • Experience with Vision Data software a plus.

ABOUT US: Family-owned and operated, The Missourian is the largest, most used, and most trusted news and information provider serving Franklin County since 1860. We strive to produce the paper every week in a supportive team environment where we are dedicated to the communities we serve and the well-being of our employees. We take community news seriously. Winner of numerous state and national awards including the 2021 Gold Cup for overall journalism excellence from the Missouri Press Association.

The Missourian offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, vision, dental and life insurance, paid vacations, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement plan and short- and long-term disability coverage.

INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND RESUMES TO: bmillerjr@emissourian.com (7/25/2022)




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