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Community Editor - Grafton
The Walsh County Record, the largest weekly newspaper in North Dakota is seeking the right individual for the position of Community Editor for Walsh County and the surrounding area. This individual would be responsible for reporting and writing about community events, church news, school events, obituaries, feature stories and a personal column. Knowledge of photography, InDesign and Photoshop would be helpful but not a required. Walsh County Record offers a full range of benefits including vacation, sick and personal PTO, paid holidays, life insurance, major medical, flexible benefits and 401(k) with match. So if you like a social work life in a fast paced deadline driven environment, this position is for you. To apply, email a copy of your resume and references to Jackie Thompson, Publisher,

Reporter - Fargo
Report for America is accepting applications for a reporter to work at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead covering native American issues in North Dakota. Applications are being accepted through Jan. 31, 2020 at

Managing Editor - Bemidji, MN
Managing Editor - The Bemidji Pioneer (Bemidji, MN). The Bemidji Pioneer is hiring a Managing Editor who will drive and support community conversation and reader loyalty through quality content --- that being produced daily by the local newsroom staff and that being produced at the state and regional level by way of Forum News Service. The Managing Editor is responsible for the direction and management of the local newsroom and news gathering efforts. That includes handling personnel issues, staff scheduling, story planning and timely digital publishing. Other responsibilities include: Direct and manage local news gathering and editorial functions for the newsroom on all relevant publishing platforms. Create and oversee digital publishing workflows that support the company’s audience-first content strategy. Organize and communicate story/ visual plans for the print edition to relevant production teams to ensure a high-quality publication that meets all deadlines. Work with FCC content division leadership to set and maintain policies and best practices for the newsroom. Represent the newspaper/ website in the community; serve as an ambassador for the brand and promote community conversation and engagement through quality content. Responsible for newsroom budget management and ensuring newsroom/ content resources are allocated appropriately. Communicate weekly or as needed with FCC content teams and collaborate regularly on content projects with FCC state and regional teams. Contribute to the overall news product, digital and print, by way of editing and/ or writing. Serve as the building leader for the community and for staff members, taking the lead on communication issues or other business matters that arise. For more information and to apply, please visit our website:

News & Sports MultiMedia Journalist - Fargo
News and Sports MultiMedia Journalist - WDAY TV (Fargo,ND). WDAY, the number one station in Fargo, North Dakota, is looking for a News/Sports Multi-Media Journalist to join our team and work in our multi-platform newsroom. As a News/Sports MMJ reporter, you will be covering news and sports-related stories. You will be responsible for writing stories for TV, digital publications/social media, radio and newspaper. You will need to be able shoot, edit, conduct interviews and write your own stories. The successful candidate will have exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills. A college degree in journalism or a related field is required. The successful candidate must have a clean driving record, be organized and work well under pressure. WDAY is an award-winning station. In the last four years, WDAY has won six Emmys and two national Edward R. Murrow awards. We are a locally owned and operated station that covers eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota. We produce over 30 hours of local news each week and have a staff of 40 journalists working in our news, weather and sports departments. Our recently remodeled newsroom includes spacious new work stations, a makeup room with individualized spaces for personal supplies, meeting spaces and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions. Here is what WDAY can do for you: We offer opportunities to grow – we like to promote from with-in, we will invest in you with ongoing training and individual coaching sessions with our consultant team from Magid, we offer a good work environment with veteran staff to help you grow and advance, we have an on-site gym for you to use that is accessible 24-hours a day, you will qualify for a monthly cell phone reimbursement allowance of up to $40. For more information and to apply:

News Reporter - Dickinson
The Dickinson (N.D.) Press has immediate openings for a news reporter to cover western North Dakota. The Press is a six day a week morning newspaper with a 6,000 print circulation and a growing Web readership that serves one of the nation’s fastest-growing micropolitan. Dickinson is part of the Bakken Oil Patch, which provides countless story ideas. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply as this is an excellent position for someone looking to gain valuable experience at a daily newspaper. . Dickinson is located on the edge of the North Dakota Badlands and Theodore Roosevelt National Park, which offers many outdoor opportunities. The city also boasts a $25 million recreational facility. Excellent salary, benefits and subsidized housing for reporters and opportunities for growth at Forum Communications Company., a family owned Media Company that operates several other newspapers in the upper Midwest. Please contact Harvey Brock at

News/Sports Reporter - Valley City
News/Sports Reporter. Full or part-time news/sports reporter position to investigate and write the creative “scoop” for the Times-Record newspaper. Responsibilities include: - Receiving assignments and/or investigating news leads and tips - Writing and delivering news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind - Staying up-to-date with the latest current happenings and events in Barnes County - Always pursuing the lead for a great story. Requirements: - Excellent communication - Active listening skills - Working experience as a reporter or intern preferred, but we will train the right individual. Position offers opportunity for advancement. Please email your resume to Tina Olson, Valley City Times-Record General Manager, at and provide an email or hard copy examples of your work, promoting your ability to gather information and write a compelling story.

Graphic Designer - New Rockford
As a graphic designer at Transcript Publishing you will design a variety of media from print advertisements and travel guides to custom printed products and apparel items. Recent graduates with a degree in graphic design and/or working experience in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign are the perfect fit for this position. This is a full time role in our New Rockford office. Vacation time, paid holidays, AFLAC Insurance and a fun working atmosphere are among the perks. If you are a creative person, explore this opportunity to do what you love and work with great people when you join our successful team. This is a great way for a new graduate to gain experience to take along to your next position, and is also a good career opportunity for someone who wants to make a small N.D. community home! To apply, send your resume and design samples by email to Publisher Amy Wobbema at Transcript Publishing is located at 6 Eighth Street North, New Rockford, ND. Call (701) 947-2417 with questions.

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NEW TO MARKET! Pair of two weekly newspapers in North Dakota. NEW TO MARKET! Group of 5 strong strong legacy weeklies in eastern South Dakota. Revenues near $600,00 with nice cash flow. Owner is ready to retire. Are you considering a sale? We have several buyers looking for strong community newspapers in the Midwest! Let's discuss what your newspaper may be worth! Please give us a call for a free market appraisal with no obligation. Contact Julie Bergman (218) 230-8943 McGovern, Grimes & Associates,