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Editor - Devils Lake Journal

The Devils Lake Journal is seeking an Editor. We're looking for a dynamic leader and news editor for the Devils Lake Journal in Devils Lake, North Dakota. This is the lead position in the two-person newsroom, and is responsible for providing high-quality journalism on the daily devilslakejournal.com as well as the three-days-a-week printed Devils Lake Journal newspaper. You will be expected to report, write and take your own photos with your stories, rewrite and edit press releases and to lay out and design some news pages. You will also have the opportunity to write a weekly opinion column, set deadlines and overall manage the news organization. We publish three days a week: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays but five days a week on our website and social media. We are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate: ·More than three years of editing/media management experience ·Strong line-editing skills ·Strong people-management skills ·Strong problem-solving skills ·A facility for public speaking and promoting the Devils Lake Journal, its journalism and journalists to the wider community ·The ability to lead in person and remotely ·Strong communication and collaboration skills, both internally and externally   ·Success in deadline-driven environments.   ·Exceptional planning and organizational skills.   ·Social-media knowledge.   ·Self-motivation and self-direction.   ·Strong grasp of journalism skills (reporting and editing) and advanced knowledge of writing, spelling, grammar, AP style.   ·The ability to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment ·Creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. Apply at: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=2163213&d=GateHouse&r=5000640152406&_fromPublish=true#/ 

Two positions - Fargo

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead is a family owned newspaper and communications company that has been in operation for more than 125 years. We are located in the heart of downtown Fargo and not too far from Minnesota’s beautiful lakes country. 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. We are adding two positions to our Fargo newsroom team: Sports Editor: In this role, you will be responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the sports department and its news gathering efforts, with a focus on building a loyal, engaged audience on each unique publishing platform. This position will assist in establishing an agile news operation with workflows organized around timely, digital publishing, and drive reader loyalty by focusing on audience needs and interests.  Multi-Media Business Reporter: The ideal candidate will be positive and eager to produce multimedia work on a range of topics, such as retail, small business, workplace, restaurants and bars, and community news as assigned. The right candidate will embrace creative multimedia storytelling and will be eager to produce engaging news, features and enterprise work for a digital audience. In this role, you will write and produce creative, unique digital content, videos, and photos. Collaborating with our audience engagement team to gain insight into website and story metrics will help to determine new and engaging ways to present content online. You will work with a team of producers to gain online audience as well as embrace a creative, collaborative approach with other team members to produce engaging news, features and enterprise work. For more details and to apply, visit: www.forumcomm.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.

Editor - Sidney, MT

The Sidney Herald, a twice weekly community newspaper in eastern Montana, is looking for a top-notch editor who’s a go-getter, loves story-telling and wants to join a team that values growing its own and giving you that next opportunity. The editor is a key figure in our community and will help the city set an agenda while leading and facilitating local discourse on a range of issues from the oil industry to farming, schools and growth. Sidney — called the Sunrise City — has more than 100 years of history and sits along the beautiful Yellowstone River near the North Dakota border. This position requires analytical skills, people skills, joy of writing and editing copy, and a willingness to be a lifelong learner. The ideal candidate is someone who seeks adventure, motivates and teaches others, cultivates a positive and focused environment and showcases a love of the English language. Knowledge of Associated Press style and AP copy and headline writing are important. This position offers an opportunity to be a managing editor while working closely with a mentor at a nearby Wick Communications newspaper. The editors across our company are in close contact with each other and the editorial director, and always have somebody to bounce ideas off of. The managing editor crafts the editorial goals for the community newspaper and provides clarity and fair consideration throughout the pages of the print and digital products. Adhering to deadlines is a critical part of this job opportunity as is having strong organizational skills. This is a full- time position and as part of Wick Communications, we offer a strong package of pay and benefits, including base salary, bonus plan, medical, vision, dental, and a 401(k). See our web site at www.sidneyherald.com and learn about our parent company at www.wickcommunications.com. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements, and examples of writings, to Publisher Kelly Miller: publisher@sidneyherald.com.

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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, jbergman@mediamergers.com