Goss Community Press Operator Wanted for growing press operation. Join a quality-conscious, three shift printing team that takes pride in printing newspapers and shoppers for customers in 28 counties in Iowa – and we’re growing again. The Times-Republican, an award-winning seven day daily newspaper in central Iowa, is looking for an experienced press operator for its successful and expanding commercial printing division. The winning candidate should have prior experience of running a web press, preferably a Goss Community. Our commercial press division prides itself in on-time, quality printing. We are looking for a press operator who has previously printed process color, takes pride in their work, operates well under stringent deadlines and is looking for advancement opportunities. Our company is part of a family of newspapers consisting of 40 daily newspapers, 100 weeklies, several magazines and dozens of printing plants located in 14 states. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a good work environment. If you have this experience and are looking for advancement and opportunity within a growing organization, email your resume to email@example.com or via regular mail to Mike Schlesinger, Publisher; Times-Republican; PO Box 1300; Marshalltown, Iowa 50158. (12,19)
News Reporter. In search of a news reporter to join the Le Mars Daily Sentinel’s news team. We’re looking for a motivated writer who can generate story ideas, turn in accurate and well-organized stories, and work well with our newsroom staff. Responsibilities include covering everything from hard news, business and government to personality features. The ideal candidate should be comfortable with digital photography. Page design abilities and experience with InDesign & Photoshop are a must. The Daily Sentinel offers a competitive salary and solid benefits package Please forward resume, cover letter and clips to Amy Erickson, firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Editor, Le Mars Daily Sentinel, 41 First Ave. N.E., Le Mars, IA, 51031. No phone calls please. (12,19,26)
Reporter. The Marshalltown Times-Republican, an award-winning daily newspaper in central Iowa, is looking for a full-time reporter to cover the city beat. Applicants must be self-starters who are driven with the desire to be fair, accurate and complete with their stories. Must be proficient in photography. Expect to cover breaking news, general assignments and uncover and report timely stories on this crucial beat. Ideal candidates are versatile writers who can tackle everything from hard news to feature stories. Prior experience at another newspaper or college publication is a plus, but we are willing to train the right person. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and excellent company benefits, including health insurance and a 401(k). This newspaper is part of the Ogden Newspaper group and offers excellent advancement opportunities within the company. This position is available immediately. Please email cover letter, resume and clips to email@example.com or by mail to the Times-Republican, Attn: Jeff Hutton, Managing Editor, P.O. Box 1300, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158. (12,19)
Reporter. Full-time. General news, public affairs, photography with some sports reporting; plus social communications media/website, for family-owned, 5,000-circulation national award-winning weekly in growing community in eastern Iowa. Experience in news reporting, or bachelors degree in journalism or related field preferred. Résumé with references: North Scott Press, Box 200, Eldridge, IA 52748. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. (12,19)
Reporter/Office Manager. The Danish Villages Voice in Elk Horn, Iowa, has a part-time opening for a reporter/office manager with writing and photography experience. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, and Adobe Photoshop. Familiarity with InDesign is preferred. Resume, cover letter, and writing samples should be sent to Marye Bierbaum at email@example.com. Call 712-307-0468 with questions. (12,19,26)
Sports Writer. Daily newspaper on the banks of the Des Moines River seeks a full-time sports reporter. The Ottumwa Courier is looking for someone to help take our sports coverage to a new level. This innovative person will have the skills to report and write a quality sports articles, photograph the action on the field and tie it all into a nice little package in both our print newspaper and online website presence. Previous newspaper experience is a plus. Recent graduates will also be considered. To apply, send your résumé and five clips to Wanda Moeller at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, Nov. 24. Please put “Sports Reporter” in the subject line. Position includes paid vacation, paid holidays, opportunity for medical benefits and 401-K savings. (12,19)
Small-town publishing at its finest! The publisher of a long-established weekly Northeast Iowa publication is looking to sell! This award-winning community-based newspaper grosses over $150,000/year, and the publisher is willing to sell for as little as $50,000! Contract options are available; could be “Turn-Key” for the right buyer! Interested? E-mail email@example.com today for more information!
Publishing (Photos Available). Minnesota: Weekly, eastern central MN, sales over $700k; Weekly, near St. Cloud, sales over $100k; Three weeklies, w/press, priced $1,500,000, NE MN; Three weeklies, NW MN, profitable, reduced to $395k; Weekly shopper, St. Croix River, nets $100k+; Weeklies (2), 4200 circ., sales $400k, price $420k including real estate; Weekly, sales $87k, priced at $60,000, near St. Cloud, Weekly, sales $210k, price 150k with building; Weekly, sales near $1 million, near Rochester. Wisconsin: Weekly on St. Croix River, sales at $125k. Iowa: Weekly, SE IA, sales over 200k. Are you for sale? Call me - I can help! Contact Lowell Webster, Newspaper Sales and Service, Calhoun Companies, 4940 Viking Drive, Suite 450, Edina, MN 55435. Phone 952-831-3300. Fax 952-831-6516. Look for us on the Internet: www.calhouncompanies.com.
New listing: NE Iowa, grosses over $160k, owner will sell for $85,000, contract possible. NEW LISTING: 22,000 circulation shopper w/ daily online newspaper for sale. Publications have gained enormous market share from longtime daily newspaper. An established newspaper group could own the entire market by picking up this rising star in a 25,000 population. Key sales staff possessing valuable relationships with advertisers open to staying on board. Owner is ready to retire. This is a can’t miss! Tourism Community-Grosses $550,000. Southeast Iowa monthly magazine, covers the tristate area! $20,000. Appraisals-consultations-Brokerage services* Your full service broker, News Brokerage of Iowa, firstname.lastname@example.org, 319-350-2770. We have buyers for all price ranges. NEW LISTINGS NEEDED. This could be the right time to sell!
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