Find a Job/Miscellaneous

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NEWS

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)

DEPUTY NEWS EDITOR needed to split time between editing copy, designing pages and writing human-focused lifestyle features for locally owned, quality-focused weeklies with newsroom staff of nine on edgeof Flint Hills. Details at http://mnks.us/job. (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)

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 broy@bizjournals.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, faimonc@gmail.com, 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 editor@abilene-rc.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 ceasterday@dodgeglobe.com with clips resume and references. (3-9)

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 — The Anderson County Review at Garnett is expanding its existing advertising, printing, social media, direct mail and video production offerings to a regional and nationwide marketplace, where we intend to play to our strengths of central location, outstanding customer service, Midwestern work ethic and more than 30 years thriving in an evolving media industry. If you’re a natural competitor, able to adapt to and maximize new technology, love interacting with potential clients and don’t believe the word “sales” is a dirty word, we want to talk to you. This is a full time sales position with base pay, commission and bonuses, health and retirement benefits. Must have dependable transportation for occasional day trips, travel expenses paid. Email letter and resume to Dane Hicks at dhicks@garnett-ks.com

NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE
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 $100,00 but willing to negotiate. Call Sunny Henderson 785-852-4900 or email: westerntimes@wbsnet.org for information.

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)

DIGITAL MEDIA
 

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.
 

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.

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