Newspaper Job Openings

Director of Digital Advertising. The Omaha World-Herald is searching for a Director of Digital Sales to capitalize on our growing reputation as a trusted digital media consultant to local businesses. We have built a sales team full of energetic, innovative and knowledgeable professionals. Each day our team develops marketing solutions that generate remarkable results for our clients. Have you worked as a sales manager in media? Are you a master at new product launches? Have you executed effective training programs? And do you have a track record of developing sales initiatives that drive revenue? If so, let’s talk. The World-Herald is part of Berkshire Hathaway Media Group, which has its headquarters here in Omaha. We are a company that rewards hard work and offers many paths for advancement. Please apply online at

Director of Operations. Color Web Printers, a Division of Gazette Communications, is a full service commercial print facility including cold web offset printing and digital variable printing. The Director of Operations for Color Web Printers will lead, direct and control all operations including production services and support to achieve the medium and long term financial and operating objectives set by the overall organizational business plan. This position has the overall responsibility of ensuring the manufacture of products in planned quantities, at budgeted cost, and of desired quality within established deadlines.
Other responsibilities include:
• Build and maintain customer relationships with key personnel, including external and internal clients.
• Develop and implement a strategy and plan to ensure operational objectives and metrics are met and customers are satisfied • Direct manufacturing activities to include commercial contract printing, process development and business expansion.
• Direct the production assembly operation and manages the most difficult problems involving the manufacturing process.
Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in technical discipline, business, or equivalent years of related experience with 7+ years management in a production environment. Candidates must be effective at identifying trends, causes and exceptions to planned production, resulting in action addressing variances. This includes measurement of actual performance to budget, work scope and material. Must have significant proven financial, analytical, planning and leadership skills and experience.
To Apply: or send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Color Web Printers
Attn: Human Resources
4700 Bowling St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE 1213

Managing Editor. The award-winning Kearney Hub newspaper is seeking a Managing Editor to lead an experienced staff of reporters, editors and image specialists looking to the future of digital and print publishing. The successful candidate must be a professional journalist with at least five years of daily newspaper experience and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
This Managing Editor must be forward-thinking and innovative with a focus on producing the best content possible to excite our readers and grow our audience. Candidate must be knowledgeable about technology and how to deliver news on every digital platform as well as producing a quality print edition. Strong editing and story development skills a must with the ability to coach staff. Managing Editor will be responsible for editorial writing and all departmental administrative duties.
The Kearney Hub publishes Monday through Saturday in a community of 30,000 and covers nine counties in central Nebraska. Kearney is a very progressive community home to the University of Nebraska at Kearney with vibrant arts and entertainment offerings, sporting events including a USHL hockey team and outdoor activities.
This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The Kearney Hub is a BH Media newspaper, a Berkshire Hathaway Company.
To apply send resume and cover letter to publisher Julie Speirs at 1206

News Editor. The Twiner Herald a-weekly publication in Woodbine, Ia., has an immediate opening for a News Editor. The Twiner Herald is the primary source of news in Logan and Woodbine and the surrounding area. Woodbine is located about 35 minutes north east of Omaha NE. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, at least 3 years reporting or writing experience, thorough command of grammar and writing flair. Deadline experience and sound news judgment are essential. Strong work ethic and an interest in local issues a must. Besides writing editorials, covering sports, the position includes overseeing letters, editing op-eds, writing headlines, choosing graphics, developing and maintaining a dialogue with the communities. The right candidate will report and photograph the news and sports in both communities, maintaining the paper’s website and social media sites and design/layout of the weekly publication. InDesign skills are essential. We offer a dynamic work environment, a strong benefits package and a competitive salary. Equal Opportunity Employer Pre-Employment Drug Screening is required. Valid driver’s license and insurance required. Please apply online: 1115

News Reporter. The Le Mars Daily Sentinel, a four-day-a-week newspaper in northwest Iowa, seeks a motivated news reporter who can generate ideas, turn in accurate and well-organized stories, meet daily deadlines and work well with our newsroom. The ideal candidate must have experience using InDesign and be comfortable with digital photography. Starting salary is $23,000 annually. The Daily Sentinel also offers a solid benefits package. Please forward resumé, cover letter and clips to Kim Fickett,, or mail to Editor, Le Mars Daily Sentinel, 41 First Ave. N.E., Le Mars, IA, 51031.

Publisher. Here is your opportunity to lead an historic, award-winning newspaper—one of Iowa’s leading weeklies with companion shopper. If you are entrepreneurial, thrive on autonomy and have the skills to generate new revenue and manage a solid staff, The Algona (Iowa) Kossuth County Advance (formerly the Upper Des Moines) wants to hear from you. We are low on bureaucratic hoops and high on strategic planning, growth and dynamic implementation. You will be a hands-on executive and the face of the newspaper in the community. If you are a publisher tired of corporate bureaucracy or successful in advertising management, you should look at this opportunity. Algona is a terrific, vibrant, county seat community with excellent schools and community amenities, along with a vibrant retail sector. We are a private, family held company that believes in the power of print. Resume, cover letter and salary history to: 1115

Updated 11/14