Assistant Local Content Editor. TH Media, an employee-owned daily newspaper with a circulation of 29,000, seeks a talented editor to join our news team. Be part of a hard-working, aggressive newsroom aiming to produce the best newspaper in the state, both in print and digital. We are looking for an experienced journalist who wants to help lead our local content team. You will work with reporters and other editors to craft daily coverage plans, oversee local content for some Sunday sections, help coordinate and grow our website and social media offerings, edit copy and occasionally write stories. Work shifts would include evening hours Tuesday through Friday and daytime hours on Saturdays. A minimum of five years of newspaper or related media/communications experience is strongly preferred, as is some supervisory experience, but we are willing to consider any talented journalist. In addition, our employee-owned paper offers the possibility of raises after a year and the promise of shared ownership after five years. We’re located in a bustling city of 57,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River. Dubuque was named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of 10 Great Places to Live for 2013. The city offers after-work opportunities ranging from a vibrant arts scene to a variety of nightlife options to an abundance of outdoor recreation possibilities. Apply online at www.wcinet.com/careers. WCI is an equal opportunity employer and proud to sponsor a tobacco-free campus. (22)
Assistant Sports Editor. The Marshalltown Times-Republican, an award-winning daily newspaper in central Iowa, is looking for an assistant sports editor to provide game day coverage, feature stories, photographs and pagination. We cover 13 high schools, one community college and some Division I sports. Applicants must be self-starters who have a desire to get beyond the scores and statistics. Should be proficient in page design skills (QuarkXPress), Photoshop and social media. Prior experience at another newspaper or college publication is a plus. 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 advancement opportunities within the company. This position is available immediately. Please email cover letter, resume and clips to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the Times-Republican, Attn: Ross Thede, Sports Editor, P.O. Box 1300, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158. (22,29,5)
Editor and sports editor needed to fulfill two open positions in a Eastern Iowa weekly newspaper. Will consider college graduates and/or experienced reporters. Candidates will be required to write feature stories, cover meetings, be able to take photos and work as team on special editions. Pagination skills will be considered a plus. Salary will be based on experience. Extras include paid vacations, holidays, company profit sharing as well as a retirement plan. Interested candidates should send their resume as well as writing samples to email@example.com. (22,29,5)
NEWS REPORTER In search of a news reporter to join the Le Mars Daily Sentinelâ€™s news team. Weâ€™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 resumÅ½, 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.
News Staff Writer. The Clinton Herald, a six-day-a-week newspaper, is seeking applications for a News Staff Writer in the newsroom. Clinton sits on the Mississippi River and features many outdoor activities. Subscriptions continue to circulate in Iowa and Illinois. The News Staff Writer position is responsible for covering local beats that could include area crime and courts, city councils, school boards, businesses and timely features. This position requires photography, videography and reporting. The qualified candidate must be a proficient writer, typer, be a self-starter and possess excellent people skills. The Clinton Herald publishes in the afternoon Monday through Friday and on Saturday morning. Submit resume, cover letter and examples of your work to Associate Editor Scott Levine at email@example.com. The Clinton Herald is an equal opportunity employer. (22,29,5)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the Times-Republican, Attn: Jeff Hutton, Managing Editor, P.O. Box 1300, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158. (22,29,5)
Sports Editor. The Fairfield Daily Ledger, a Monday - Friday afternoon newspaper in Fairfield, Iowa, is seeking a sports editor to join our news team. This position is responsible for covering local high school and youth sports within our coverage area. This will include shooting photos, and pagination. General news feature work will also be required. Candidates should have previous news / sports writing experience, be self directed, creative, and have the ability to meet daily deadlines. A strong knowledge of sports is essential. E.O.E. Please send resume and writing samples to - email@example.com; Fairfield Daily Ledger, 112 E Broadway, Fairfield, Iowa 52556. (22,29,5)
Sports Editor. Got game? The Le Mars Daily Sentinel, an award-winning four-day-a-week newspaper in northwest Iowa, is seeking a talented, motivated sports editor to help carry on a tradition of excellent coverage. The ideal candidate will have a love of sports; possess strong writing, photography and page design abilities; and be a team player. The sports editor is expected to build good relationships with local coaches and administrators and will be comfortable with deadline writing. Page design abilities and experience with InDesign, Photoshop and social media are a must. The sports editor will work closely with another full-time sports writer to produce a snappy sports section daily. Send a resumé, 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, Iowa, 51031. No phone calls please. (22)
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. (15,22,29,5,12,19,26)
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, email@example.com, 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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