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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 hbrock@thedickinsonpress.com.

FT Reporter - Valley City
Reporter/Journalist wanted. The Valley City Times-Record is looking for a reporter/journalist who is excited about taking a closer look at the communities of Valley City, Barnes County and the surrounding area to learn about its residents, its businesses, its biggest events, and more. The reporter will be asked to immerse him/herself in community happenings to find stories and write and deliver news stories with the reader's perspective in mind to help create a daily paper that keeps readers informed. The T-R maintains a team-oriented atmosphere and no two days look the same, as the work changes with the news. Requirements include experience in media writing and/or reporting, excellent communication skills, active listening skills, and willingness to be a team player. Some page design work, photography, and other duties as assigned will be required. Social media experience is not necessary, but is beneficial. Benefits include flexible hours, paid holidays, medical, dental and vision insurance, and room for advancement. Please send resume to Tina Olson, Valley City Times-Record General Manager at trpub@times-online.com. Estimated start date will be August 1, 2018.

FT Sports Reporter - Valley City
Full-time sports reporter position to cover the area’s sporting events including game scores, outcomes, player injuries, sports personalities, changes in team structure and other related topics. Position has varied hours depending on schedule of events including weekend work. Candidate will be required to take sport photos when covering events. Enthusiasm for the sports industry and the skills to communicate effectively as a reporter are vital qualities of a successful candidate in combination with the ability to network among other sports professionals. Requirements: portfolio of work promoting ability to gather, and write sports, excellent communication, and active listening skills. Position includes layout of daily pages. Experience a plus, will train the right individual. Position offers opportunity for advancement. Contact Bill Parsons, Valley City Times-Record Publisher at trpub@times-online.com or by calling (701) 845-0463 to apply.

Multiple Positions Open - Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co. is hiring a number of new positions for several new content ventures. Please send inquiries and resumes to FCC's Integrated Media Operations Vice President Mary Jo Hotzler at mhotzler@forumcomm.com. *Digital Editor: Forum Communications Co. is hiring an energetic leader to oversee a team of digital journalists and to help drive online reader engagement with quality content. The digital editor will be responsible for the day-to-day management of this team and for the quality and relevancy of the content produced, including stories, video, blogs and other multimedia. This person also will have the opportunity to contribute to the company’s digital products by way of writing and/ or video and would work closely with our newsrooms and audience engagement teams. *Digital Reporter: Forum Communication Co. is seeking a multi-layered storyteller who is eager to experiment with a variety of subject matters, as well as with new content and media formats. As a digital journalist, you will create content not just for the sake of getting clicks, but rather to connect with readers and provide value to subscribers. For this job you must be energetic, resourceful and someone who thrives in a fast-paced, creative and collaborative environment. *Audience Engagement Specialist: Forum Communications Co. is seeking an audience engagement specialist who can collaborate with various digital reporting teams, optimize online content, and work to grow reader engagement and digital subscriber value. As a member of the audience engagement team, you will have the opportunity to help shape the daily presentation of company websites and social media platforms. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and motivated by working in a fast-paced news environment. *Brand Journalist: Click Content Studios is hiring a high-performing brand journalist who will be responsible for writing compelling content for our clients and for our internal business marketing needs. This person should have an insatiable desire to learn and to create content around a variety of subject matters. In addition, our brand journalist will have an important hand in creating content strategy for media campaigns, working across all content formats. Click Content Studios is a progressive, growing company offering video, writing and media services for a range of clients. We’re built on exceptional client service, creativity and team work. *Audience Engagement Manager: Forum Communications Co. is looking for a data-driven leader to oversee daily website production and social media management for the company’s news websites. In this Audience Engagement Manager role, you will focus on building a valuable reader experience for our online audience through a well-organized website with timely updates. As part of that, you must be able to gather, interpret and advise on analytics in order to help newsrooms and digital teams make good content decisions. Strong collaboration and communication skills are a must for this position, in addition to the ability to thrive in a fast-paced news environment.

Sports Reporter - Minot
Minot Daily News is seeking a sports reporter. Responsibilities include covering local sports teams, developing features and enterprise stories, photography, assisting the sports editor and working as part of a small team. Applicant should have a grasp of AP style and be able to work quickly, under deadlines to produce clean compelling copy. The sports reporter will also be expected to develop contacts and build relationships in the community. Experience preferred but not required. Recent graduates welcome to apply. F/T position with benefits, entails nights and weekends, periodic travel. Opportunity for advancement. To apply, send cover letter and resume to msasser@minotdailynews.com.

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For Sale or Lease/Purchase: Tioga Tribune
A 1,400 circulation newspaper in eastern Williams County. This is a great opportunity for a reporter or salesperson who wants to roll up their sleeves and produce a community weekly newspaper in the heart of the oil patch. Very affordable terms and tons of upside in North Dakota's Oil Capital, now poised for a "second wind". Contact Publisher Cecile Wehrman at cecilew@crosbynd.com for more information.

For Sale - Consolidated Newspapers Inc.
Weekly newspapers include Benson County Farmers Press, circulation 1,800 plus internet; and Lakota American, circulation 900 and actively growing both paper and internet. Both are official county newspapers.  This would be a great opportunity for a reporter, salesperson or office manager to continue with current staff to produce an outstanding weekly publication.  Contact Publisher Denise Westad at denise@farmerspress.com for more information.

Considering a Sale?
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 jbergman@mediamergers.com