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MANAGEMENT

Main Street Media Inc. is currently seeking an Assistant Group Publisher for 27 weekly newspapers in Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.  Based in Russell, KS, birthplace of Bob Dole, Main Street Media is seeking someone with a basic understanding of the industry as well as someone willing to “rollup the sleeves” and work. The right candidate will have the opportunity to not only work up to the top managerial slot, but will also have the opportunity to become part owner. If you’re the right one and ready to join our team, send your resume to: Frank Mercer, PO Box 513, Russell, KS 67665 or fmercer@mainstreetmedia.us. (7-5)

NEWS

REPORTER WANTED - Dodge City Daily Globe has an opening for a news reporter in its four-person newsroom. Contact publisher Conrad Easterday (ceasterday@dodgeglobe.com) and/or editor Roger Bluhm (rbluhm@dodgeglobe.com) with resume and clips. We hope to move quickly to fill this opening. (8-2)

COPY EDITOR — High Plains Journal, a nationally recognized weekly farm and ranch magazine, seeks a production/copy editor. This person will help manage the flow of copy through the editorial department, including editing copy, writing headlines and cutlines, and tracking deadlines, photos and stories. The desired candidate will be organized and deadline-oriented, and possess exceptional attention to detail. Experience in workplace organization is required. Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience in the production of a newspaper or magazine and be well versed in agriculture. This is a part time position, located in Dodge City, Kansas. Benefits include paid vacation. 
Interested? Submit a letter of application and resume by Aug. 7, 2017 via email to Bill Spiegel, editor, High Plains Journal, at bspiegel@hpj.com (7-26)

FULL-TIME PAGINATOR/GRAPHIC DESIGNER —Job involves laying out pages working with graphics and photos and updating the web site and social media. Involves some weekend and eveningwork. 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, GreatBend Tribune, 2012 Forest Ave. Great Bend Kan. 67530 or todhogg@gbtribune.com. (5-30)

NEWS EDITOR — The Cowley CourierTraveler is looking for a news editor to help lead a nine-member newsroom providing compelling and quality journalism for its readers in south-central Kansas. The CourierTraveler is a new publication based on the merger of established dailies in Winfield and ArkansasCity, Kan., in July of 2016. These are exciting times as we reach deeper and broader in our coverage of the region. The news editor works out of the Ark City office with the editor to coordinate coverage, and to paginate the front and other daily pages, as well as special sections. This position requires solid newsjudgment, good headline writing and editing skills, and command of AP Style and InDesign. Please contact David A. Seaton at (620) 442-4200, ext. 122, or daseaton@ctnewsonline.com. (4-24)

SPORTS EDITOR —Award-winning western Kansas daily needs someone who loves sports to cover community college and 4A high school, co-ordinate coverage of smaller schools, create dynamic, interesting sports pages and engage the community. College town on I-70, close to Denver, great hunting, biking, trails, great sports. This might be the one for you. Benefits. Contact Sharon Friedlander, publisher, at sfriedlander@nwkansas.com, and Steve Haynes at steve.haynes@nwkansas.com  EOE/M/F/D/V (1-4)

MANAGING EDITOR — needed for award-winning daily on I-70 in western Kansas. The Colby Free Press needs a leader to take its news department to the next level. Are you ready to step up, face new challenges? Supervise news staff, page design and community coverage. Close to Denver, great outdoors, biking, trails and hunting. Benefits. Contact Sharon Friedlander, publisher, at sfriedlander@nwkansas.com, and Steve Haynes at steve.haynes@nwkansas.com  EOE/M/F/D/V (1-4)

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)

ADVERTISING

GENERAL SALES/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT — $1,000 SIGNING BONUS. Some sales reps like a comfortable chair. If that’s you, DO NOT apply. Some sales reps think of a million things to do besides make sales calls. If that’s you, DO NOT apply. Some sales reps like to show off their tattoos and nose rings. If that’s you, DO NOT apply. You SHOULD apply if you’re a manic multi-tasker, if you get an obsessive compulsive buzz from finding sales where no one else can, if you can think outside the box, if you want to be a part of something new and big and if you like MONEY. Experience helps, but if you’re a real KILLER you know it and so will we. This is NOT a job for just anyone. Our company is moving to a new level in a new arena and we’re investing in the premium people capital to get us there. Contact Dane Hicks at The Anderson County Review, dhicks@garnett-ks.com.

NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE

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.comfor more information. (7-5)

The Western Times weekly newspaper for sale. Located in Sharon Springs, KS. Established in 1874 and still going. Newspaper has hard copy and online edition with a 1,200 count circulation and a strong community following. Sale comes with Main Street building the newspaper is currently located in. Asking price $100,000 but willing to negotiate. Call Sunny Henderson 785-852-4900 or email: westerntimes@wbsnet.org for information. (6-1)

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 danstaett@kspress.com. (6-14)

The Elkhart Tri-State News in southwest Kansas has been published since 1892 and is the official publication of two cities, two school districts and Morton County, Kan. Owner is moving out of the area. Can sell with or without real estate. Please call (620) 309-1148 for more information. (4-17)

Respected 131-year-old weekly newspaper in Southwest Kansas; only newspaper in the county. Owner moving out of state. Steady subscription, advertising, annual sales approximately $140,000. Will include building and property in sale. (785) 341-7573 after 5 p.m. MST. (6-1)

PRESSROOM

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.

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. $45,000. Call 620-626-0840 or email earl@hpleader.com

FOR SALE - ECRM Newsmatic CTP. 2008 model. Very well kept and lightly used (about 12 plates per day, six days per week for two years). CTP fully functional with all software and RIP. Bought a second newspaper and used the one that came with it. Comes with Kodak plate processor, but it needs a couple pumps we used on other machine. Paid $140,000. Will take $32,000. Call 620-626-0840 or email earl@hpleader.com.