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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 mcf@watfordcitynd.com.

FT Sports & General Assignment Reporter- Devils Lake

The Devils Lake Journal in Devils Lake, North Dakota is seeking a highly motivated full-time sports and general assignment reporter to join our team. We are looking for a reporter who is passionate about community journalism, with a reader-focused mindset. Our reporters shoot their own photos and video, engage audience members on social media, mine social media for story ideas and sources and use the right tools and platforms to reach key audience groups. We sometimes speak to community groups or moderate panels to promote our brand and show our expertise. Apply at www.gannett.com/careers

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 trpub@times-online.com and provide an email or hard copy examples of your work, promoting your ability to gather information and write a compelling story.

Full & Part-time Reporters- SW ND & SE MT

A group of weekly community newspapers in SW North Dakota and SE Montana is looking for full and part-time reporters to cover local sports and general news. Counties covered include Billings, Golden Valley and Bowman Counties in ND and Fallon County, MT. The ideal candidates must be able to: meet deadlines, shoot their own photos, attend and cover events, write stories that are relevant to the communities, maintain good community relations, always be looking for story leads. Job Skills:prefer journalism experience but will train, detail-oriented, self-motivated, work as a team. Please email your resume and a sample of your writing for review to: editor@badlandspatriot.com

Office Administrator- Bowman, ND

The Bowman County Pioneer is looking for an office administrator. This publication has been a part of Bowman County since 1907. The position is for a full or part-time office administrator to complete general office duties as well as assist in managing the paper. Position offers opportunity for advancement. Duties include: assist customers by phone and email, manage incoming content, look for story leads in the area, assist in developing paper layout/design. Job Skills: one year of customer service or office administration (prefer), proficient with computers (word, email), able to meet deadlines, teamwork. Please email your resume to: editor@badlandspatriot.com

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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.