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News Reporter - Jamestown
The Jamestown Sun, a six-day daily in south-central North Dakota, has an immediate opening for a full-time news reporter. We’re one of North Dakota’s top small daily newspapers in a family-owned corporation that highly values strong local coverage and reader engagement for print and web. 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. The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor of Arts in journalism or mass communications or equivalent work experience; be able to write, take photos and shoot video under deadline; have strong knowledge of AP style; have strong organizational and interpersonal skills; and social media platform experience. As part of Forum Communications Company, The Jamestown Sun offers a competitive wage and benefit package along with a professional and comfortable work environment. Outstanding and highly motivated graduates with college newspaper experience are especially welcome to apply. Send a brief cover letter, 5 of your most current, relevant writing samples and resume including references to: Kathy Steiner, managing editor, ksteiner@jamestownsun.com.

News Reporter - Wahpeton
Wahpeton Daily News Media is hiring a full-time News Reporter. Responsibilities include: • General assignment coverage and development of relevant news content • Build a rapport with the community to produce engaging stories about specific issues affecting the local and regional area • Cover breaking news accurately and urgently for print and web • Follow editorial style and format standards • Shoot photos, video to go with stories • Other duties as assigned. Requirements: • Four-year college or university journalism, communications or similar degree • Accuracy and ability to write clear copy in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment • Knowledge of AP style • Must have the ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines • Excellent verbal and written skills, including computers • Strong time management, communication, and organizational skills • Flexible days/hours depending on coverage needs • Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record insurable by the company • Must have a reliable vehicle covered with acceptable insurance

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.

Director of Advertising Revenue - Forum Communications Co.
Forum Communications Company is hiring a full-time Director of Advertising Revenue to provide advertising sales direction and support, sales training, and accountability to our FCC advertising directors at FCC newspaper locations. This position will work closely with our advertising teams to ensure strategies are developed and appropriate sales goals are attained. This is a strategic leadership opportunity that will have an impact on our advertising division.Other responsibilities include: •Direct and manage comprehensive advertising sales strategies across all platforms with emphasis on digital •Manage a team of media planners, ad operations, digital sales specialists, customer care, programmatic manager •Develop a collaborative results driven environment with ad directors and sales teams •Create and maintain relationships with key advertising partners •Initiate sales forecasting aligned with operational plan/outcomes •Develop impactful and ongoing sales training program representative of the advertising products offered by the company •Identify, refine, and review sales strategy and tactics •Establish priority on customer service and matching client needs with most effective product mix •Identify future areas of opportunity with digital advertising technology, programs, and services. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2442023

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 amywobbema@gmail.com. Transcript Publishing is located at 6 Eighth Street North, New Rockford, ND. Call (701) 947-2417 with questions.

Sale Items

Take over lease: Konica Minolta BizHub c284e
Engine speed 22/28/36-ppm Black and White and COLOR. Paper supply (1,100) sheets: 2 (500) Sheet universal paper tray, 100 Sheet universal bypass tray. 100 single pass sheet automatic duplexing document feeder. Color networked print controller. Color scanning interface. Fax interface. Up to 12"x18" paper. Ask for Denise: (701) 473-5436.

For Sale: HP ProLiant ML350 G9 5U Tower Server
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Hexa-core (6 core) 2.40 GHz. 8 GB Standard SDRAM Maximum RAM. HP 300 GB 2.5" Internal hard drive-SAS-10000 rpm -12Gb/s SAS RAID supported, serial ATA Controller -Gigabit Ethernet. 500 watt power supply. Matrox G200 Graphic card- DVD-reader. *** Also for sale: Cisco Firewall ASA 5506-X. Ask for Denise: (701) 473-5436.

For Sale - Creative Printing, Minot
SURPLUS PRINTING EQUIPMENT: * Folding machine Model "Stahl-O-Mat T 47 / 44 - FA, Serial number 20351, Maximum sheet size: 18.5 inches x 25 inches; Minimum sheet size: 4 inches x 6 inches with Right angle capability, plus perforating, scoring and slitting. Low usage, good condition. Make an offer. *Challenge Floor Model Paper Cutter - Maximum Sheet Size: 23". Model HL. Serial No. 13453. Extra blade. Lever with manual clamp. Make an offer. Contact Al at 701-833-5427 or alarson@creativeprintingusa.com for more info.

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.

Looking to buy? Considering a sale?
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, jbergman@mediamergers.com