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ENTERPRISING STORYTELLER to join award-winning team of nine full- and part-time journalists in Flint Hills. Feature writing and photo, plus possible editing and design. Salary in mid-$20s plus fully paid health insurance. Details at http://mnks.us/job. (4-26)
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 Arkansas City, 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 news judgment, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (4-24)
REPORTER — The Wichita Business Journal is looking for a reporter to join our award-winning news team. We’re looking for candidates who can find scoops, build a source list and create compelling stories on all our platforms. Candidates should be dynamic, curious, assertive, competitive and collaborative. They must be comfortable collecting data and interpreting it in stories for our audience of business owners and leaders. They must also be knowledgeable about social media and how to use it to create journalism. You’ll be working in a great atmosphere and at a great company, American City Business Journals. We prefer a candidate who has a bachelors degree and 3-5 years experience. If you’re interested contact Editor-in-Chief Bill Roy at email@example.com. (4-21)
NEWS EDITOR — The Osage County Herald-Chronicle has an opening for a full-time news editor with management experience. Knowledge and proficiency of AP style is referred. Excellent opportunity to work with award-winning staff at 3,500 circulation weekly in Osage City. Position includes covering governmental and school board meetings, writing features, editorials, editing and proofreading copy, taking photos and managing the day-to-day influx of emails. Experience with page layout on Mac-based Adobe InDesign is a plus. Some evening and weekend hours. Send resume with cover letter to Chris or Catherine Faimon, firstname.lastname@example.org, or P.O. Box A, Burlington, KS 66839. All inquiries kept confidential. (4-4)
REPORTER — The Abilene Reflector-Chronicle is seeking a news reporter to cover government and school meetings, events in Abilene and Dickinson County, courts and other stories as assigned. Applicant must have a degree in journalism or public affairs or a degree in English with experience writing for publication. Send resume to email@example.com or bring it to the newspaper office at 303 N. Broadway in Abilene. For more information, call the editor at (785) 263-1000. (3-15)
SPORTS EDITOR — The Pratt Tribune is seeking a sports reporter who knows how to score with both print and online audiences. Join a positive team to help our media outlet in south-central Kansas grow. Great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing media companies in the United States. Will report on winning high school and college teams in Pratt County and the surrounding area. The successful candidate will be able to generate story ideas, cover games write features and columns and become a local hero to sports fans. Photography skills a plus but will train. Position offers a competitive salary and great benefits package. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with clips resume and references. (3-9)
GOVERNMENT REPORTER — The Garden City Telegram, a daily newspaper in southwest Kansas, is seeking an ambitious reporter to cover local government. Responsibilities primarily would involve covering the Garden City and Finney County commissions, but also would include some coverage of state and federal government, economic development, as well as some general assignment reporting. Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have experience at a daily newspaper, knowledge of AP style, a web-first mentality and a willingness to embrace online and multimedia endeavors. Recent or soon-to-be college graduates ready to hit the ground running will be considered. The Telegram offers a generous salary and benefits package, a chance to work with an outstanding staff and room for advancement. To apply, send résumé, cover letter and work samples to: Brett Riggs, managing editor, The Garden City Telegram, 310 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846. For more information or to express interest in the position, e-mail email@example.com (2-24)
MANAGING EDITOR — Do you want to join a dynamic daily news team? Do you want to be a part of community journalism at its best? Are you a creative leader? Then you need to send your resume to: The Neosho Daily News c/o Managing Editor Search, 1006 W. Harmony, Neosho, MO 64850. This position offers flexibility in managing a staff of three staff writers in the beautiful SW Missouri town of Neosho, home of Crowder College. The Daily News publishes Tuesday though Sunday. The Daily News is a Gatehouse Media publication and offers full benefits and a competitive salary. We are an equal opportunity employer. (1-5)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and Steve Haynes at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and Steve Haynes at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and Steve Haynes at email@example.com EOE/M/F/D/V (1-4)
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING MANAGER — We are seeking an innovative high-energy leader with a proven record in sales and management to assist advertisers, grow revenue in digital and print channels, build brand integrity and coach and develop sales staff. The right candidate will work with the Advertising Director to develop and execute marketing and strategic plans. The Grand Island Independent a Berkshire-Hathaway Media Group newspaper is in a rock-solid newspaper market and a growing retail trade center for Central Nebraska. Grand Island offers high quality of life and low cost of living. Lincoln and Omaha are a short drive down Interstate 80 to the east. The Rocky Mountains are accessible to the west. Compensation commensurate with experience. To apply send resume to Molly Holcher Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org (1-18)
NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE
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. (9-14)
Tired of not being able to update your website? Do you hate the design, but have no one on staff who can alter it? Have your eyes widened in shock when hearing what a new website might cost? Relax ... The Hays Daily News' Pixel Power Haus is your solution. Call Patrick Lowry at (785) 628-1081 to hear how we can help. Designed by a newspaper, for newspapers.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.