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MANAGEMENT

PUBLISHER — Publisher needed for twice-weekly newspaper in Alliance, Nebraska. Family-owned for generations, affiliated with the Seaton group. Beautiful Sand Hills setting. Debt-free operation. Pay commensurate with experience, with an opportunity for ownership. Contact Ned Seaton, nseaton@themercury.com. (7-2)

NEWS

SPORTS EDITOR – The Fort Scott Tribune is seeking as sports editor for its twice-a-week publication. The candidate must be a self-starter, flexible, willing to tackle any assignment necessary including some regular news, understand deadlines and be proficient in AP style, Photoshop and InDesign. Coverage includes high school, junior varsity and college in a county that has a proud sports tradition. Send cover letter and samples tothelm@fstribune.com.

REPORTER — You: 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. You’re comfortable behind a camera. You’re a self-starter, and a multi-tasker. Layout and design experience a plus. Us: An award-winning daily newspaper with opportunities for the right candidate to stretch your wings as a writer and a journalist. 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. Degree preferred. To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to: Publisher, PO Box 247, Nevada MO 64772 Applicants also may bring materials to the Nevada Daily Mail offices at 131 S. Cedar St., Nevada; or send materials via e-mail to lharter@nevadadailymail.com, with “Reporter” in the subject line. (7-2)

SPORTS EDITOR - The Chanute Tribune  is seeking a sports editor, located two hours from Kansas City, Joplin, Tulsa and Wichita. Experience in writing, paginating InDesign and digital photography preferred. Contact stu@chanute.com. (6-19)

MANAGING EDITOR — Kansas Publishing Ventures is looking for a multi-talented journalist to fill the managing editor position at the Hillsboro Free Press. The editor will be just the second editor in the history of the newspaper and will have an opportunity to shape the early history of a newspaper in Marion County. Please contact Publisher Joey Young at: joey@kspublishingventures.com if interested. (6-4)

SPORTS REPORTER — The McPherson Sentinel is seeking a sports reporter. Experience writing for a professional or student publication preferred. Candidate must be an independent and capable writer with competence in digital photography, videography and social media-driven storytelling. Experience with InDesign is a plus. Please email: mkepfield@mcphersonsentinel.com (5-18)

REPORTER — Whether you’re a recent college graduate looking to get a start in the business, or a seasoned veteran looking for a new challenge, The Dodge City Daily Globe is looking for a bright, eager and multimedia savvy reporter to join its staff. Ideal candidates will have sharp reporting skills, the desire to go beyond superficial coverage for news and features, the ability to make complex stories relevant for readers, a web-first mentality and experience with multimedia and social media in news coverage. Experience at a daily newspaper a plus, but recent graduates ready to hit the ground running will be considered. Some evening and weekend work is required. The Globe, a daily newspaper in southwest Kansas owned by GateHouse Media, offers a generous salary and benefits package, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, send résumé, cover letter and work samples to: Vince Marshall, managing editor, The Dodge City Daily Globe, 705 N. Second Ave., Dodge City, KS 67801. For more information or to express interest in the position, send e-mail to: vmarshall@dodgeglobe.com. (4-10)

WANTED - The Abilene Reflector-Chronicle is seeking a part-time person for the newsroom. Being a small hometown daily newspaper, the first priority is professional news and feature reporting with photography and coverage of local government. Staff is also required to layout and design pages in InDesign. Some weekend and night hours. This is an opportunity for a self-starter. Contact Tim Horan at editor@abilene-rc.com. (4-3)

EDITOR — The active age, a non-profit monthly senior publication, needs an experienced editor, proficient in Mac-based InDesign or willing to learn, to assign/edit stories, oversee finances. Send resume, cover letter telling why you’re interested to fran@theactiveage.com. (3-21)

WANTED – Creative individual as a full-time paginator/graphic designer. Job involves laying out pages, working with graphics and photos, and updating the Web site. Involves evening and weekend work. Must be reliable, quick but accurate, and have a keen eye for design and sense for details. If this fits you, please send letter, portfolio, resume and references to Dale Hogg, managing editor, Great Bend Tribune, 2012 Forest Ave., Great Bend, Kan., 67530, or to  dhogg@gbtribune.com. (2-27)

REPORTER NEEDED now for western Kansas twice-weekly, near lake with state park and federal reservoir, great hunting, fishing hiking, biking. Cover city and county, schools and more, features and creative coverage. Help with page design, learn the craft of newspapering. Pay competitive, based on experience, plus benefits. Contact Dana Paxton, general manager, at dpaxton@nwkansas.com, and Steve Haynes at steve.haynes@nwkansas.com  EOE/M/F/D/V (1-4)

PRODUCTION

DISTRIBUTION MANAGER — This position reports directly to the publisher and will be responsible for directing all aspects of the company's circulation/distribution operations, marketing efforts, and driving overall viewership. Necessary skills in communications, positive coaching and motivation, customer service, organization/coordination, computers including Microsoft Office and social media, and knowledge about local geography with ability to read maps are required. Preference will be given to a candidate with proven leadership in the publishing industry. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits for a small Kansas community publication with home delivery Tuesday-Friday and Sunday. Please send your resume and cover letter to mhoisington@gbtribune.com  or Mary Hoisington, Great Bend Tribune,  2012 Forest Ave., Great Bend, KS 67530.  (5-1)

PRESS OPERATOR — Accepting resumes for Press Operator at progressive, family-run newspaper in Weatherford, Okla. Experience with Goss Community press helpful. Attractive compensation and re-location packages. Contact Phillip Reid at 580-772-3301 or email resume to Phillip@PhillipReid.net. (3-27)

PART-TIME PRESS OPERATOR — The Great Bend Tribune is seeking a part-time press operator to join our printing team. The ideal candidate will have previous web press experience, including print of process color and press make-ready. Good work ethics along with mechanical skills and ability to react quickly to print related problems. We are willing to train the right person. Job requirements include: • Current valid driver’s license with clean driving record, ability to pass a written fork lift test and train on lift; • Color vision and depth perception; • Ability to lift a minimum of 75 pounds; • Ability to read and comprehend written and/or oral English instruction along with ability to communicate effectively with team members. To submit a resume with references or request an application contact jaudus@gbtribune.com.

ADVERTISING

ADVERTISING SALESPERSON - Flint Hills Media Group, a 5 newspaper group in central Kansas,  is seeking an Advertising Salesperson. Responsibilities include prospecting and selling new advertisers, creating spec ads, selling print, online, niche publications, and inserts. Qualified candidate will have reliable transportation, a clean driving record and will be responsible for selling ads in the Salina, Beloit and Abilene areas of central Kansas. Interested applicants should email their interest to David Parker. Email address:davidp67530@hotmail.com (8-31)

NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE

New listing in Kansas. Two weeklies (Washington County News and/or Linn-Palmer Record) in the northeast part of the state grossing $360K. Dominant papers in county with little competition. Ideal for owner-operator or for a strategic buyer. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or gborders@mediamergers.com. (9-7)

For Sale: 141-year-old weekly newspaper in Hanover, Kansas. Owner died unexpectedly after 50 years of editing/publishing the paper. Official City Newspaper. Steady subscription. Call (785) 337-2242 for more information. (4-11)                                                                                 

Rawlins County Square Deal weekly newspaper in northwest Kansas. Official city, county and school publication. Only newspaper in county. Strong subscription and advertising base and supportive community. Sale includes building, up-to-date equipment and software, archives and active e-paper. Call 817-805-3600 or emaileditor@squaredealnews.com for more information. (7-5)                                                                    

136 year old weekly newspaper in southeast Kansas. Owner wishing to sell publication, which he has owned for 39 years. Steady subscription base, located in historic Kansas town. Inquire through KPA by emailing ebradbury@kspress.com. (6-14)

Respected 133-year-old weekly newspaper in Southwest Kansas; only newspaper in the county. Owner moving out of state. Motivated seller. Will include building and property in sale or sell business only. Asking $105,000. (785) 341-7573 after 5 p.m. MST. (5-29)

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

FOR SALE — Atlas offset press. 2 quad units and four mono units with folder, roll stands and all electrical equipment needed for operation. Also includes bay window to print full color on both sides of one web, plate bender and punch. Comes with conveyor belt and count-o-veyor. Price reduced to $25,000. Call 620-626-0840 or email earl@hpleader.com