For Sale

Hind County newspaper for sale
Second oldest weekly newspaper in the state for sale. Hinds County Gazette, located in Raymond, Mississippi, second judicial District of Hinds County.  Established 1844. Serious inquiries call Mary Ann Keith at 601–259–7326.

SW AL weekly for sale
PROFITABLE, AWARD-WINNING WEEKLY FOR SALE, located in SW Alabama (county adjoins Mississippi), sportsman's paradise, just 90 miles from Gulf of Mexico beaches. Paid circulation 4,200 (print), another 500+ e-paper subscribers. Respected, outspoken editorial voice in and for the community. Includes popular (fully licensed) 24/7 internet radio station with listeners in all 50 states and 65+ foreign countries; web TV. Equipment up-to-date. Appraised (professionally) for $600,000. Asking $375,000 (negotiable). Includes building. Some owner financing possible. Absolutely no legal, financial or tax issues; owners are just ready for new challenges. Call 205-604-9849. [131108]

Small weekly for sale
Owner wants to slow down! Published in county seat for over 100 years. Resort area. Great potential for growth! Some of the Delta's best hunting and fishing and close to major metro area. Any reasonable offer considered. Serious inquiries call 901-387-7972. [130522]

Community weekly, quarterly magazine

Community weekly newspaper and fast-growing county-wide quarterly magazine for sale in central Mississippi. Owner ready to retire but searching for the right buyer to take good care of community and newspaper. Fast access to Jackson and other regional cities via I-20. Excellent opportunity for self-starter or semi-retirees looking for a rewarding challenge. Serious, confidential inquiries please. Contact Betty Little at 601-732-8999 or 601-940-0799 or email bettylittle@bellsouth.net

Positions Available

Listings on the MPA Job Bank are free to member newspapers or by request from a sister press association nationwide. Blind box ads are also available; contact Monica Gilmer for details.

To submit a listing for the Job Bank, click here.



Category Advertising
Job Title Advertising Director
Job Description

 

Advertising Director
 
The Galveston County Daily News is looking for one very special person to take the reigns of our advertising department. Located just an hour south of Houston, TX, this island-based community is waiting for one very dynamic person to lead our talented team to new heights. Excellent communication skills and a proven track record to driving revenue are a must. We are a 7-day / 22,000 circulation newspaper along with a great digital product and beautiful magazines. Family-owned and committed to being the best newspaper in the state of Texas. Excellent benefit package. 
 
 
No phone calls please. Really. 
 

Contact Name Leonard Woolsey
Contact Phone N/A

Category Circulation
Job Title Circulation Director
Job Description

A small daily in the ArkLaMiss region is now accepting circulation manager resumes. The successful candidate for the position will be a high-energy individual with a strong background in growth programs, sales and departmental operations as well as a background in application of circulation software. Interested candidates should send a resume, three references and two successful growth programs to circdirectorneeded@gmail.com. Pay range is $42K - $45K with a $5K MBO.

Contact Name Blind Box
Contact Phone N/A

Category Reporting
Job Title Reporter/Editorial Assistant
Job Description

 

We have an immediate opening for a news reporter in one of Mississippi’s best small towns.

The Daily Leader is a five-day-a-week, award-winning daily newspaper with a history of community building. Our reporters are involved in all aspects of news gathering, from covering city and county government to police beats to human-interest stories, and maybe even an occasional sports story. You will have the opportunity to lay out and design pages, take photographs, work with our website, have input in the editorial content of the newspaper and be a part of the community in which you live.

Applicants should have previous newspaper experience, either professionally or with a campus paper. A college degree is preferred.

We are a 6,000 circulation daily in southwest Mississippi, conveniently located between New Orleans and Jackson, Miss., on I-55. Brookhaven is the home of the Mississippi School of the Arts and is considered one of the best places to live in the state.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits including 401(k), health insurance, vacation, dental care, etc.

Email your cover letter, resume and clips to: Rachel Eide, Editor/General Manager, at rachel.eide@dailyleader.com or Mail to: Rachel Eide, The Daily Leader, P.O. BOX 551, BROOKHAVEN, MS 39602.

Contact Name Rachel Eide
Contact Phone N/A

Category Sports
Job Title Sports Editor
Job Description

 Sports editor's position:

 

Natchez Newspapers Inc., a media group in historic southwest Mississippi that publishes a daily newspaper, magazines and niche publications, is recruiting its next sports editor. The Natchez Democrat is a 9,000-circulation newspaper surrounded by 12 high schools and Alcorn State University. Ideal recruits will have sports experience at a weekly or daily, Quark or InDesign experience and an eye for the story behind the game. Although much of our coverage is of preps and Alcorn, we branch out to LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Southern Miss and the New Orleans Saints when pertinent. Editor duties will include writing, managing the sports staff, page design and a desire to learn and grow while making a difference in the community with your work. The editor is also involved in newsroom planning and staff meetings and contributes feature stories to the news section of the newspaper. Those interested are asked to send a resume and cover letter explaining what you love about sports writing to Editor Stephen Hemelt at stephen.hemelt@natchezdemocrat.com

 

Posted 02/04/14

Contact Name Stephen Hemelt
Contact Phone N/A

Category Blind Box
Job Title Editor
Job Description

 

Editor:
Do you think it's fun to sit behind a Mac and, using Adobe Creative Suite/InDesign  and your own creativity, design and paginate an entire section by yourself in a day, including an attractive, clean and compelling front page? Then we might have the perfect job for you.

One of the leading daily newspapers is looking for an editor. This would be the perfect place for a copy editor looking to move into management and broaden their horizons. The right candidate will have a love of local news, good judgment and at least three years of newspaper experience along with knowledge of AP style, Apple, InDesign and Photoshop and pagination. You'll also have the opportunity to compose your own articles, including for the opinions page, in addition to working with staff writers to improve their reporting and writing.

Please mail your resume, a one-page cover letter stating why you'd be the best person for the job and five layout samples to:   Monica Gilmer, MS Press Association, 371 Edgewood Terrace, Jackson, MS 39206

The position is at a mid-size daily newspaper that offers vacations, medical insurance and other benefits as well as the potential for future promotion throughout the group. Start your new year off right with a new challenge.

 

Contact Name Monica Gilmer
Contact Phone N/A

Category Pressman
Job Title Assistant Pressman
Job Description

 Assistant PRESSMAN - IMMEDIATE OPENING - for an Assistant Pressman for eight-unit Goss Community Press in Starkville, Ms. Responsible for daily printing of several morning newspapers. Experience a Must. Competitive salary, group health & life insurance, paid vacations, paid holidays, sick leave and 401K plan available . Send resume to Byron Norman, Associate Publisher % Starkville Daily News, P.O. Box 1068, Starkville, Ms. 39760 or fax to (662)324-8092, e-mail: circ1@starkvilledailynews.com

 

Posted 02/20/14

Contact Name Byron Norman
Contact Phone N/A

Category Editorial
Job Title Assistant Managing Editor
Job Description

 Assistant Managing Editor

Cannons, casinos and the Corps make for an amazing news town. All it needs is a community-minded, self-motivated person to join its team as assistant managing editor of its award-winning community newspaper. The Vicksburg (Miss.) Post is looking to expand its excellent news team. 

Vicksburg is home to great Civil War history and modern science as well with three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers research facilities in the area. Vicksburg is a great place to live, located approximately 45 miles west of the state capital in Jackson.

This Pulitzer Prize winning, 10,000-circulation daily publishes Monday through Friday afternoons and weekend mornings. Recent local market research showed 7 out of 10 local residents turn to The Post for their news. 

Candidates must be proficient in reporting, editing and writing. This position requires an individual who loves to get out of the office and discover the news of our community, strong writing skills and the ability to work independently. Other duties will include pagination of the newspaper and website.

Applicants should have a college degree in journalism or a related field and must be familiar with InDesign and Photoshop.

The full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities to advance within the company.

Compensation plan includes bonus opportunities, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid holidays and sick leave.

Send resume, work samples and references to Vicksburg Newsmedia LLC managing editor Paul Barry at paul.barry@vicksburgpost.com.

Contact Name Paul Barry
Contact Phone N/A

Category Reporting
Job Title General Assignment Reporter
Job Description

 Reporter/Writer
General Assignment Reporter  The Magee Courier/Simpson County News is seeking the right candidate to join our staff as a general assignment reporter. Experience is not required however candidate should have school training in journalism. Candidate must have excellent writing skills and computer knowledge. This position will include covering city and county government, sports, law enforcement as well as other news assignments. Compensation in the low to mid 20’s based on experience. We offer paid vacation, holidays, insurance benefits and 401K. For more information please send resume to pbrown@mageecourier.ms EOE M/F 

 

Posted: 02/26/14

Contact Name Pat Brown
Contact Phone N/A

Category Sales
Job Title Outside Sales
Job Description

 The Newton County Appeal is seeking an energetic sales professional to join our staff as advertising manager. A strong candidate will have experience in sales, an outgoing personality, a creative spark and an ability to work well with customers and co-workers to produce high-quality advertising campaigns that drive business. This is an outside sales job best suited for a go-getter who’s not afraid to meet new people. Experience or education in marketing, sales or customer service is a plus. Compensation range $27K-$32K. Nice benefits including health ins., 401(k), two weeks vacation and more. Please send letter of interest, resume and references to: lhorton@newtoncountyappeal.com.

 
Contact Name Luke Horton
Contact Phone N/A

Category Design
Job Title Page Designer/Reporter
Job Description

 Page Designer/Reporter

The Daily Leader in Brookhaven, Mississippi, has an opening for a page designer/reporter. Must have experience using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. Duties include daily production of pages plus editing submitted copy and covering general assignments and taking photos.  A college degree is preferred. Send resume and cover letter to Rachel Eide,rachel.eide@dailyleader.com.

Contact Name Rachel Eide
Contact Phone N/A

Category Editorial
Job Title Magazine Editor
Job Description

 MAGAZINE EDITOR:
Northeast Mississippi monthly magazine publication seeks energetic editor for its award-winning magazine. The ideal candidate should have 2 or more years of experience in the publishing industry; possess solid editing, writing and communication skills; be comfortable handling multiple tasks; and have a passion for the magazine industry as well as providing contract staff writers with ideas for upcoming issues.  Full-time position with competitive salary and benefits. Responsibilities include: Planning, scheduling, and overseeing day-to-day editorial operations for monthly magazine.  Specific duties include: • Managing editorial workflow for magazine, complete magazine page layouts, tracking content into and through the editorial production process • Setting and enforcing schedules for in-book packages and special projects • Facilitating communication between ad, edit, photo, copy, and production departments. • Prioritizing editorial workloads for and ensuring approvals are secured • Reviewing composed proofs and corrections • Related tasks as assigned. Must be proficient in Indesign and Photoshop and Apple Computers.  Send resume to: Don Norman, Publisher, Starkville Daily News, P.O. Box 1068, Starkville, Ms. 39760, E-mail: sdnpub@starkvilledailynews.com.

Contact Name Don Norman
Contact Phone N/A

Category Reporting
Job Title Reporter
Job Description

 The Meridian Star in east central Mississippi is looking for an energetic reporter to take over our cops and military beats. The position will also require general assignment reporting and covering school board meetings in the Lauderdale County and Meridian public school districts.

Working hours will be Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with an hour lunch break daily. 
The Meridian Star is a small daily covering five counties in east Mississippi and two counties in west Alabama. This position will consist largely of covering breaking news, such as fires, wrecks and crime, as well as keeping up with developments at our local military installations that include NAS Meridian and the Mississippi Air National Guard's 186th Air Refueling Wing. 
Assignments cross all beats here, however, and the successful applicant will possess the ability to craft feature and hard news stories on a wide range of topics.
The ability to shoot photographs is a plus.
Please send a resume, references and at least three writing samples to The Meridian Star editor Michael Stewart at editor@themeridianstar.com.
 
 
Posted 04/16/14
Contact Name Michael Stewart
Contact Phone N/A

Category Position Wanted
Job Title Freelance Writer/Food columnist
Job Description

 FREELANCE WRITER/FOOD COLUMNIST

 
Let me handle your extra reporting or writing duties on a freelance basis in place of hiring a f/t employee. I am centrally located and can come to your location on an as-needed basis.
    I write for the Clarion-Ledger, Sun-Herald/Coast Publications and other weekly newspapers. I also write a syndicated food column published in the Clarion-Ledger and other newspapers.
    Save thousands of dollars by utilizing my services, which can be obtained on a cost-efficient contractual basis or reasonable hourly rate. 
   Contact me at: kkprco@yahoo.com and I will respond back to discuss the many services I can provide for your publication.
 
 
Posted 03/04/14
Contact Name Kara Kimbrough
Contact Phone N/A

Category Editorial
Job Title Reporter/Editorial Assistant
Job Description

 

Reporter/Editorial Assistant Needed:

   Part-time, four weekdays, some evenings and weekends.

This position requires good writing and photography

skills, the ability to work flexible schedules and to pursue

and develop stories and conform to deadlines. This is a

great opportunity to learn about your community while

your work is published in the newspaper and on our

website and social media. Previous writing experience

and experience with web and social media publishing

preferred.

   Send resume and copies of work samples to:

Reporter Position, c/o Publisher

The Bolivar Bulletin-Times P.O. Box 152

Bolivar, TN 38008 or rfry06@yahoo.com

EOE

 

 

Posted 01/02/14

Contact Name Richard Fry
Contact Phone N/A

Category Sales
Job Title Media Sales Professional
Job Description

 

Media Sales Professional Needed:                 

 

   Seeking an energetic, professional, self-starter for media

advertising sales in print and electronic media with established Southwest Tennessee area

business. Previous print sales or outside sales experience preferred.

   The successful candidate will:

• Have a demonstrated history of success in sales;

• Be enthused about your product and developing your position into a career;

• Be professional in appearance, in personal presentation and in the conduct

of your work;

• Have great people skills, and the ability to cultivate strong relationships

with customers;

• Have good math, verbal, written and computer skills;

• Be creative in presenting your customers’ businesses via the ads you sell;

• Be a good listener and problem-solver;

• Understand and work within set time schedules and deadlines;

• Complete required sales reports in timely fashion;

• Have his/her own vehicle in good condition and a good driving record;

• Be able to travel regularly in the county and surrounding markets to recruit

sales; and

• “Bring Back The Business” when you return.

   Immediate opening, four weekdays per week, hourly pay plus

commission and mileage. Send detailed resume, business references

and work samples (if available) to: Sales Position, c/o The Bolivar

Bulletin-Times, P.O. Box 152, Bolivar, TN 38008; or email to rfry06@yahoo.com

 

EOE

 

 

Posted 01/02/14

Contact Name Richard Fry
Contact Phone N/A

Category Position Wanted
Job Title Sports/General Assignment
Job Description

POSITION WANTED

Veteran reporter is looking for a full time position, but am also interested in freelance writing for area publications in the surrounding area of Choctaw, Winston, Webster, Oktibbeha, Attala, Clay and Lowndes County. If your publication is in need of a freelance writer, please contact me at hottytottywriter@yahoo.com.
 
I have 20-plus years experience as a reporter/staff writer with daily, bi-weekly and weekly newspapers in Mississippi and Alabama, and have written for sports specialty publications as well as sports Web sites. I am interested in a fulltime position as a staff writer in sports, features, arts and entertainment as well as general assignment. I am also interested in a writing position with magazines, online publications, as well as similar work in public relations or sports information. For more information, contact Allen Baswell at hottytottywriter@yahoo.com
 
01/05/13

Contact Name Allen Baswell
Contact Phone N/A


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