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Sports Reporter

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Do you have a love for high school sports? We’d love to talk with you. The Leader-Union, a 4,100-circulation weekly in Vandalia, Ill., is seeking a sports editor. The position’s primary responsibility is to cover sports activities in Vandalia and Fayette County, which includes six other school districts and a wrestling team that has a tradition of participating in both the individual and team state finals. The job includes writing stories, related photography work, paginating the sports pages...
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Editorial Engagement Editor

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The State Journal-Register in Springfield -- Illinois' capital city -- is seeking a top-notch journalist and thinker to be its next Editorial Engagement Editor. The Editorial Engagement Editor is responsible for curating a vibrant opinion/editorial section, both online and in print. He/she researches and writes editorials that are the voice of the paper's editorial board; recruits and selects guest columns on state/local issues; and selects letters to the editor. He/she also organizes and invite...
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Sports Reporter

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Campbell Publications has an immediate opening for a full time sports reporter.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the coverage of locals sports in the readership area, some outdoor/wildlife sports stories and an occasional general news assignment.  The ideal candidate will be familiar with a wide variety of sports and will enjoy working with people, in person and on the telephone.  Must have reliable transportation.  Pleasant office and friendly co-workers.  Opportunity to excel...
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Retail Ad Sales

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In the newspaper business we work for our readers.  We work for our readers not only through the newsroom, but through the advertisements we carry.  Our readers count on us to keep them informed about what offers are available in our local markets. We understand that the caliber of people we are looking for will expect to be paid handsomely. Our sales commission plan does exactly that. Last year our staff averaged around $70,000 – not bad for a 5,000-circulation daily! The ideal candidate(s)...
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General Manager

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Publisher/Equity Ownership Hometown Publications Limited Partnership, publisher of several community newspapers in Illinois, has an immediate opening and is interviewing candidates for a dynamic professional to take the helm as publisher. Due to the retirement of senior equity partners, this position also offers the opportunity to acquire an equity/ownership interest in a dynamic, progressive and growing company. What’s often missing amid the newspaper industry’s recent transition is the incr...
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Advertising Sales

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The Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat in Carlinville has an opening for full-time Advertising Sales professional. Prior sales experience preferred. Excellent customer service and organizational skills needed. Competitive salary provided. Please email resume to: pjendress@gmail.com and include salary requirements. No phone calls please.
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Reporter

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The (Quincy, IL) Herald-Whig, a seven-day newspaper, is looking for an experienced reporter with a proven ability to break news, write engaging feature and enterprise stories, and cover a high-profile beat in a way that is relevant to readers’ lives. Are you a tenacious and productive reporter who always aims for Page One and can write clearly, accurately and authoritatively? Do you have social media and multimedia experience? If you answered yes to both, your next job and career path may be at...
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Experienced Offset Press Operator

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Experienced Offset Press Operator Successful candidate will possess the following qualities: A self-starter, capable of working in a team environment and able to work overtime as needed. • Punctual and have the ability to follow detailed directions. • Applicant must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays. • Able to meet physical demands of job including standing for the entire shift, climbing up and down 10’ ladder and be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 75 lbs. • Pass a ...
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Copy Editor

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Do you want to be part of the story-planning process from the ground up? Do you have the skills to guide reporters and photographers to ensure stories are presented in the most appealing way? Do you want to be part of an interactive staff that recently launched a redesigned, award-winning website? If so, let’s talk about this opportunity. As a copy editor with The Herald-Whig, you join our award-winning team. The ideal candidate brings big ideas and works collaboratively. Our recently reorgani...
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Community-minded sports and news writer

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Ready to hit the streets? The Journal-Courier in Jacksonville, Illinois, is looking for a community-minded sports and news writer who also can take photos and shoot video as needed. We are a seven-days-a-week newspaper in the heart of central Illinois. There seldom is a lack of something happening and this position will give the right person a chance to do a little of everything. The duties are split between news and sports. We cover some of the best small-school teams in the state, along wit...
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