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Updated 9/17/14

HELP WANTED

Mobile Journalist. The Sioux City Journal, an innovative and award-winning news operation, is seeking a mobile journalist for our digital-first newsroom. The Journal, part of Lee Enterprises Inc., has won numerous state and national honors. We offer an exciting environment in which to grow and leaders who will demand your best work. This is primarily a writing position, and we expect a reporter who is a skilled wordsmith. This reporter will aggressively pursue breaking and spot news, act as a vigilant watchdog for our readers’ interests, and be able to tell a good story for print and digital. Our next reporter must understand journalism is changing rapidly and have the desire and skills to adapt. Photo and video skills are musts. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, Sept. 26. Sioux City, on the banks of the Missouri River, is a thriving community in Northwest Iowa, with fantastic schools, a stable economy and affordable housing. Our downtown has a vibrant collection of restaurants, museums and entertainment venues that attract national touring acts and Broadway productions. The Journal offers a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits. To apply or learn more about our company, please visit http://siouxcityjournal.com/workhere/. The Sioux City Journal is a Drug-Free Employer. The Sioux City Journal (www.siouxcityjournal.com) and Lee Enterprises Inc. (www.lee.net) are Equal Opportunity Employers. (17,24)

News reporter. The N’West Iowa REVIEW, the largest circulation weekly in Iowa, has an immediate opening for a full-time reporter/feature writer/photographer, producing content for our nationally award-winning newspaper and our many other publications. This is a great opportunity for someone to learn and grow alongside a staff of talented writers and skilled editors. Please send cover letter, resume and samples to Jeff Grant, editor, at editor@iowainformation.com. (17)

Reporter. The Mt. Pleasant News is searching for a general assignment reporter who is aggressive, hard-working, and a self-starter willing to work together as a team to produce a top-notch news product. Will cover a wide variety of topics, from government meetings to community celebrations. College degree in mass communications or English is helpful but will consider all quality applicants. Should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Photoshop and InDesign. Photography ability is a plus. We focus on strong print publications while continuing to grow our social media and web presence. Our publication is a Monday - Friday p.m. daily with a four-person newsroom. A competitive salary, excellent benefits and advancement potential awaits you. (17,24)

Reporter. TH Media, an employee-owned daily newspaper with a circulation of 29,000, seeks a talented reporter 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 online. We are looking for a confident journalist comfortable handling everything from features to hard news and as adept at breaking a story on our website in the middle of the afternoon as on the front page the next morning. Local, state and federal politics might be an emphasis of the beat, though that still is to be determined. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent and three years of experience in a newspaper setting is preferred, but we are willing to consider any talented journalist. Primary responsibilities include writing news and feature stories, taking video and using social media to gather information and inform readers. Joining our team offers more than just the daily grind of churning out small stories, though. Reporters have time to tackle Sunday centerpieces on larger issues and to craft strong series. Investigative reporting and data-driven work also is encouraged. In addition, our employee-owned paper offers the possibility of raises after a year and the promise of share ownership after five years. We’re located in a bustling city of more than 50,000 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. (17,24)

Reporter. The Storm Lake Pilot Tribune is looking to add a Reporter position to our staff. Beat will cover everything from politics to features. Send resume to kari@stormlakepilottribune.com. (17,24,1)


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, dseditor@frontiernet.net, or mail to Editor, Le Mars Daily Sentinel, 41 First Ave. N.E., Le Mars, Iowa, 51031. No phone calls please. (17,24,1,8,15,22)

FOR SALE

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, dtappnewsbrokerageofiowa@gmail.com, 319-350-2770. We have buyers for all price ranges. NEW LISTINGS NEEDED. This could be the right time to sell!

Publishing (Photos Available). Minnesota: 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, N. Central MN; Weekly, sales $210k, price $150k with bldg. Wisconsin: Weekly on St. Croix River, sales at $125k. 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.


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