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Managing Editor- Watford City

The McKenzie County Farmer, an award winning weekly newspaper in Watford City, N.D., in the heart of the Bakken Oil Field, is seeking a full-time managing editor. Areas of responsibility will include writing, editing, ad sales, photography and overseeing staff. Successful candidate must be flexible, attentive to detail, able to communicate well, possess writing and photography skills, and be able to function well with InDesign and Photoshop. Must possess leadership skills, news judgement, and be able to work under pressure. Must be a self-starter. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, as well as experience in the newspaper industry preferred. A passion for community journalism is required. Watford City is located in western North Dakota and is an outdoor recreation paradise being just minutes from Lake Sakakawea, Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the National Grasslands. We offer a competitive salary, along with full health, dental and vision insurance and a retirement plan. Please submit resume and writing samples to: McKenzie County Farmer, PO Box 587, Watford City, ND 58854, Phone 701-842-2351, or by email to

Multimedia sports journalist - Bismarck

The Bismarck Tribune has an immediate opening for a multimedia sports journalist. The ideal candidate will be adept at covering a wide range of events and meeting tight deadlines. The Tribune covers six local high schools, three colleges along with auto racing, junior hockey, a Northwoods League baseball team and an Indoor Football League team. We also cover numerous area high schools. Candidates need to be digital savvy. The job involves writing for print and digital products, producing video and doing desk work. Bismarck is North Dakota’s capital and the state’s second-largest city. It’s home to many state tournaments, providing a variety of important events to cover. Bismarck and neighboring Mandan are along the Missouri River with miles of trails for outdoor activities along with a growing food and culture scene. The region also offers prime hunting and fishing opportunities. Bismarck-Mandan is a fun place to live and work with the amenities of a big city without the traffic and high cost of living. The Tribune is a member of Lee Enterprises and offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, paid time off, sick leave and a 401k plan. If you’re interested in a great job, send a cover letter, resume and work examples that demonstrate why you’d be a great fit to   See more:

Two positions - Jamestown

The Jamestown Sun is one of North Dakota's top small daily award-winning newspapers in a family-owned corporation that places a high value on strong local coverage and content. We are located in south-central North Dakota. Jamestown, as a larger rural community, provides recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hunting, fishing, camping and water sports. We are adding two positions to our Fargo newsroom team: Sports Lead: Responsibilities: writing according to editorial style and format standards, both for print newspaper and online; being attuned to local, regional, and state events/issues; using interview, observation, and research to gather and accurately relay engaging stories in a timely manner News Reporter: We are looking for a self-starter reporter who has a desire to be part of a community newspaper to produce strong news, features and enterprise stories. Responsibilities include receiving assignments and developing your own ideas into relevant news content; gather, verify, and provide information for stories through interviews, observations and research; organize material, determine focus and write stories according to editorial style and format standards, for multiple platforms. Forum Communications Company is a family owned newspaper and communications company that has been in operation for more than 125 years. If you are seeking a career where you can help to grow our company, interact with coworkers and know that your voice and opinion matter, you have come to the right place. Forum Communications is constantly evolving and aims to develop new concepts and approaches to reflect readers' interests and habits. We believe in telling great stories that reflect our communities and readers, blending writing skill with compelling visuals to bring those stories to life. We aim to tell the stories our readers need and want to know. We aim to be creative, develop great content and value accurate journalism. For more details and to apply, visit:

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.

Editor/Sports writer - MN

Full Time Position: Grant County Herald, Elbow Lake, MN. Award-winning weekly newspaper is seeking Editor/Sports writer. Editor is retiring after 30+ years. Beautiful community in west central Minnesota. Great schools. Great recreation area. Owned by small-town couple with two other nearby county seat weekly newspapers who are dedicated to community journalism. Please send resume to Reed Anfinson at Swift County Monitor-news, 101 12th St. So., Benson, MN 56215, or

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Newspaper For Sale - Carrington, ND

FOR SALE: Award winning weekly newspaper, Foster County Independent at Carrington, ND. Includes print shop, specialty printing and products, complete office supply store.  Also space for rental income. Complete staff on hand. Financing available. Qualified persons apply to Allen at 701-652-3181.