Newspaper Job Openings

Advertising Operations Director:  The Omaha World-Herald is the No. 1 source for local news and advertising in Omaha, Nebraska, and the surrounding region. We are searching for an Advertising Operations Director with experience in print and digital design and production as well as analytics. This key position reports directly to the Vice President of Advertising and leads a talented 26-person team. Our creative group develops campaigns and designs advertisements for thousands of local businesses. The perfect candidate needs to be an exceptional leader with management experience. The role directs layout, design, and copy writing, sets and monitors production schedules, and provides direction to staff. Berkshire Hathaway Media Group owns the Omaha World Herald and has 32 daily newspapers across the country. If you are interested in working for a respected business, developing people, and producing award-winning work, we want to talk to you.  Please send your resume to: Jennifer.snow@bhmginc.comEqual Opportunity Employer • Pre-Employment Drug Screening Required • This Employer E-Verifies(24,31)

Editor: Marion Times Are you an energetic, community-minded, independent reporter/editor ready to help run a weekly newspaper? We want you! The editor will cover all aspects of this vibrant Eastern Iowa city, from writing about local government and schools to formatting obituaries. Knowledge of layout, photography a must. This is the perfect job for a reporter who's been in the field for awhile and wants to run their own show – or for an experienced editor wanting to relocate to a great area of Iowa. The Marion Times is part of a family-owned company that also operates the West Branch Times, West Liberty Index, Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun, Marion Times, Solon Economist, North Liberty Leader, Linn News Letter, Tipton Conservative and Clarence Lowden Sun-News. The owners (both editors themselves) have a passion for news and believe in letting employees run their shows. We offer a competitive salary, health/dental insurance, and Simple IRA. Send cover letter, resume, three clips and three references to: Publisher Jake Krob, publisher@mtvernonlisbonsun.com, or PO Box 129, Mount Vernon, IA 52314. (31,7,14)

Editor/Reporter: The Forest City Summit and Britt News Tribune, weekly newspapers in Northern Iowa, is seeking an experienced Editor/Report with a keen news sense, the ability to develop sources, write hard news, cover sports, and produce investigative pieces and features. The ideal candidate will understand community journalism. The right candidate will plan coverage for all platforms, and be enthusiastic, responsible and able to meet deadlines. Coverage of evening and weekend meetings and events will be required. Candidates must have a good driving record and provide their own insured vehicle. Candidate must understand and use social media and be skilled in using PC’s and laptops, as well as Microsoft Word and Photoshop. Experience with photography is required. Minimum requirements include the ability to write accurate, clear and concise news stories; the ability to translate complicated facts and information into copy that is readable; the ability to develop news reports with little supervision; the news judgment to determine what does or does not make a story; and the ability to create content for the Web and a comfort using multi-media platforms and programs. The North Iowa Media Group offers a great benefi t package to its full-time employees, which includes medical, dental and vision plans, fl exible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance and long-term disability. Apply online at http://globegazette.com/workhere. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 29, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer (928)

Goss Community Press Operator: Wanted for growing press operation. Join a quality-conscious, three shift printing team that takes pride in printing newspapers and shoppers for customers in 28 counties in Iowa – and we’re growing again. The Times-Republican, an award-winning seven day daily newspaper in central Iowa, is looking for an experienced press operator for its successful and expanding commercial printing division. The winning candidate should have at least 3 years of prior experience of running a web press, preferably a Goss Community. Our commercial press division prides itself in on-time, quality printing. We are looking for a press operator who has previously printed process color, takes pride in their work, operates well under stringent deadlines and is looking for advancement opportunities. Our company is part of a family of newspapers consisting of 42 daily newspapers, 100 weeklies, several magazines and dozens of printing plants located in 16 states. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a good work environment. If you have this experience and are looking for advancement and opportunity within a growing organization, email your resume to mschlesinger@timesrepublican.com or via regular mail to Mike Schlesinger, Publisher; Times-Republican; PO Box 1300; Marshalltown, Iowa 50158.

Reporter: Enterprise Publishing Co. in Blair, Neb., is searching for a fun, dedicated, adaptable team player with a positive attitude to help us create amazing content for our readers through stories, videos and photography. We're looking for a storyteller who can serve as a "spotlight" for community journalism. This news team may produce one twice-weekly and one weekly, but our fast-paced work environment keeps you on your toes. You could be covering a parade with Facebook Live one day, and reporting from the scene of a devastating storm the next. At Enterprise Publishing, you'll know your bosses. We have been a family-owned media company for six generations. We own 12 community papers in Nebraska and Iowa. We offer competitive pay, paid vacation and benefits. Tell us why you should work for us. Contact Managing Editor Katie Rohman with your resume and a link to your portfolio or several published clips attached as PDFs at editor@enterprisepub.com. No calls, please. EOE. (24,31)

Reporter: The Mitchell County Press News, a weekly newspaper in Northern Iowa, is seeking an experienced reporter with a keen news sense, the ability to develop sources, write hard news, cover sports, and produce investigative pieces and features. The ideal candidate will understand community journalism. The right candidate wil be enthusiastic, responsible and able to meet deadlines. Coverage of evening and weekend meetings and events will be required. Candidates must have a good driving record and provide their own insured vehicle. Candidate must understand and use social media and be skilled in using PC’s and laptops, as well as Microsoft Word and Photoshop. Experience with photography is required. Minimum requirements include the ability to write accurate, clear and concise news stories; the ability to translate complicated facts and information into copy that is readable; the ability to develop news reports with little supervision; the news judgment to determine what does or does not make a story; and the ability to create content for the Web and a comfort with using multimedia platforms and programs. The North Iowa Media Group offers a great benefi t package to its full-time employees, which includes medical, dental and vision plans, fl exible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance and long term disability. Apply online at http:// globegazette.com/workhere. The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 6, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer (105)

Sports Writer. The Le Mars Daily Sentinel is currently looking for a part-time sports writer to join our newsroom. The position would work up to 30 hours a week, including nights and weekends assisting our Sports Editor in the coverage of Plymouth County’s seven school districts. Duties include conducting phone interviews, writing stories, taking photos and filling in when the Sports Editor is gone. To apply, send a resume and three writing samples to Kim Fickett, Editor at ldsenteditor@gmail.com. (tfn)

Staff Writer/Reporter: We are looking for a writer who will be responsible for covering and writing the newspaper’s general news section.  We need someone who will bring story ideas to the table, able to conduct interviews and produce stories on a deadline.  Photography skills, online E-edition experience, is a plus. We have a full benefit package which includes health and dental insurance, holiday pay, 401k, paid time off and more. Please send resumes to kari@stormlakepilottribune.com, or Kari Vander Woude, Pilot Tribune, PO Box 1187, Storm Lake, IA 50588.(914)

Updated 9/14