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.



SOUTHWEST GROUP: Three weekly newspapers in Jasper County are offered for sale as a group. One covers the county seat, the other two are long-time established newspapers. All are legal publications. Owners wish to retire. Email: jascocitizen@gmail.com. (5/1/2024)

KANSAS WEEKLY: Seeking new owners for a South Central Kansas weekly community newspaper with diversified revenue from multiple niche print and digital products. Future growth and revenue building opportunities are abundant due to location. Owners are retiring and motivated to consider financing for a qualified buyer.

To learn more about this opportunity, send inquiry to dbohn@hinklaw.com. (4/9/2024)

WEEKLY NEWSPAPER: Award-winning weekly newspaper in Howard County. Locally owned since 1840. Loyal advertising and readership. Excellent staff. Debt free. Owner plans to re-locate.
Fayette is the county seat with a population of approximately 2,600. and is the home of Central Methodist University. Coverage area includes Fayette, New Franklin, Armstrong, Harrisburg, Higbee, and Glasgow.
Email: jaddison@fayettenews.com (6/19/2023)


Do you have a good nose for news? Do you enjoy sharing news with others? If so, the Maryville Forum might have just the position for you. The Forum, a 155-year-old, award-winning weekly newspaper, located in Maryville, Missouri, is seeking a part-time reporter to join its newsroom. The general news reporter’s primary duties include covering K-12 education, local government, local events and some features. The position also includes taking photos and producing content for special sections.

A college degree in journalism, communications or a related area of study is preferred. Minimum requirements include writing and photography experience. We work with Microsoft Word, Apple products, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; experience with these programs is helpful.

Candidates must be willing to have a flexible schedule, have basic photography skills, attention to detail, ability to meet a deadline, work well in partnership with coworkers and community members and be able to produce content for both our online and print products.

The ideal candidate values the importance of all types of news and enjoys being part of a community. Salary is based on experience. This position is part-time. However, if the applicant also is interested in sports coverage, the position could be tailored to full-time with part news and part sports coverage.

To apply for the position, email a cover letter, resume and work samples to managing editor Skye Pournazari at skyep@maryvilleforum.com.

The Forum, owned by Garner Media Holdings LLC, is located in Maryville, Missouri, Nodaway County in northwest Missouri, fewer than two hours from Kansas City. (5/16/2024)

SPORTS REPORTER: The Springfield Daily Citizen, a nonprofit news website with the largest independent newsroom in southwest Missouri, is growing again and seeks to hire its first full-time sports reporter.  The Sports Reporter creates highly engaging stories on college, high school and other sports in the Springfield (MO) metropolitan area, and assists in coordinating the work of freelance contributors covering sports and outdoor recreation. This is a new full-time position and requires relocation to Springfield, Missouri.

General description of duties:

  • With direction from the Managing Editor, produces 6-10 stories per week on varied local sports topics, with an emphasis on college and high school sports.
  • Produces occasional in-depth reports that feature multiple sources.
  • Assists in managing the sports content on the website and in related digital products, including email newsletters and social media.
  • Assists in coordinating the work of freelance contributors, including writers and photographers, covering sports and outdoor recreation.

A four-year degree in journalism or related field, or experience commensurate with four-year degree, is required. A minimum of two years daily journalism or similar experience is required, along with demonstrated reporting, editing, and digital content skills. Familiarity with sports in southwest Missouri is preferred. The pay range is $41,000 to $52,000 annually, depending on experience.

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest, along with a resume and 5-10 samples of your work to Chief Executive Officer David Stoeffler via email at dstoeffler@sgfcitizen.org.

Preference is given to people who apply by May 24, 2024, although the position will remain open until filled. (5/9/2024)

REPORTER: BridgeTower Media is seeking an experienced, digitally savvy Reporter who can work with a strong team to create quality journalism.

What skills does the job require?

5+ years of strong journalism experience. Government and legal reporting preferred.
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Experience with a B2B niche product experience is a plus
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Comfort with public speaking
Ability to build strong relationships with key legal leaders throughout the state
Reliable home internet connection with minimum 50mbps up/10mbps down
Reliable transportation

What will you be Responsible for?

Report on and write news and feature stories for the company’s legal publications
Attend and cover appropriate legal events
Develop innovative ideas for writing legal news
Stay up to date on the latest legal news and events
Research legal stories and prepare interview questions as required
Discuss and develop ideas to write strong and sophisticated stories to attract readers
Research, write and submit stories within established timelines
Write legal stories in unique and interesting ways to increase readership

What does BridgeTower Media offer?

A competitive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental plus robust supplementary options.
Company paid Life, AD&D Insurance & Short and Long-Term Disability coverages
Health Savings Account with employer contribution
24-hour TeleMedicine and TeleCounseling Services
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Leave Program
Unlimited PTO
Sick Time
Summer Weekend Jumpstart Hours**
Over 10 holidays paid
Tuition Assistance Program
401K with a company match
Growth opportunities to build your career
Learning & Development programs

BridgeTower Media is a leading business intelligence, marketing and event platform providing authoritative content and expert analysis through its 40+ B2B media and research brands. More than 4.4 million business decision-makers rely on BridgeTower Media for timely information and expert insights to grow their businesses. These deep and trusted first-party customer relationships power tailored insights for business executives and precision audience targeting for omnichannel marketing solutions. BridgeTower Media also celebrates professional and organizational success through 200+ events and its Best Companies Group. BridgeTower Media is a Transom Capital portfolio company. For more information, please visit www.bridgetowermedia.com.

BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and samples of previous work to jyount@molawyersmedia.com. (4/19/2024)

EDITOR/SPORTSWRITER: The Citizen-Observer, a weekly newspaper in Cameron, located in Northwest Missouri, is seeking an editor/sportswriter.

The right candidate will be a take-charge person and will be responsible for the entire news operation for our award-winning, respected weekly newspaper and website.

Someone who wants to be a community leader and who takes pride in his or her work.

Duties include article writing, copy-editing, photography, social media, website posting, page layout and other associated duties. Experience preferred, but right candidate can be trained.

Attractive, clean community in which to live and cover the news. Local news coverage only. Ability to use or learn Macintosh needed. Competitive salary and benefits. Apply in writing, with clips, to: Amy Keeney, PO BOX 498, Cameron, MO 64429. No telephone calls please. (3/19/2024)

REPORTER: Looking for a talented and capable writer with a curious mind, a passion for telling the stories of the people of Vernon County, an appreciation for rural life, attention to detail and pride in a job well done. If you’re comfortable behind a camera, you’re a self-starter, and a multi-tasker. We are looking for you. Layout and design experience a plus.

The Job: This is an hourly, entry level position, and the pay scale reflects this. Hours are mostly afternoons and evenings, with some weekend and occasional morning assignments required. Reporters produce copy daily and take their own photos. Reporters are expected to generate story ideas and to develop an assigned beat; this position reports on health, county schools, county and state politics, feature stories and covers breaking news as needed.

US: An award-winning daily newspaper with opportunities for the right candidate to stretch your wings as a writer and a journalist.

To Apply: e-mail to lharter@nevadadailymail.com, with “Reporter” in the subject line. Send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to: Publisher, PO Box 247, Nevada MO 64772 (3/19/2024)



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