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JOB BANK LISTINGS

The GPA Job Bank is a service of the Georgia Press Association. There is no charge for ads if the position is being filled for a newspaper or company that is a GPA member. For all others (including affiliates, subsidiaries and sister publications of GPA members), the cost is $20 per ad. Advertisements run in the GPA Classifieds for three months from the “Posted” date. Non-GPA members must make payment before ad is posted. In addition, ads will be published one time in the classified section of the GPA Bulletin. The Bulletin is mailed on or about the 17th of each month, and the deadline for classifieds submissions is the 5th.

To post an ad in the GPA Job Bank, send your request to jlabon@gapress.org. Send payment to: GPA Classifieds, 3066 Mercer University Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, Ga. 30341. Your ad will be posted as soon as payment is received.

RESUME FILE

The Georgia Press Association also maintains a free Résumé File. Job seekers may send their résumés to: Résumé File, GPA, 3066 Mercer University Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, Ga. 30341. All résumés will remain on file for three months. GPA members may call the office at any time to inquire about résumés on file. We will help you look for the kind of candidate you need and send you the résumés.


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EDITORIAL (3)

10/14/2020

REPORTER

The (Macon) Telegraph is looking for an energetic, versatile journalist who thrives on fast-paced breaking news and can quickly and accurately report live stories using video, social and other digital tools.

As a breaking reporter, you will cover daily stories that are relevant to our readers, including in the areas of safety, transportation, local business and weather events. You’ll also tackle trending stories, develop strong follow-ups that enlighten and engage readers, hold officials accountable and identify patterns and trends. The best enterprise stories often come from the breaking beat and the successful breaking reporter knows this. We’re looking for a self-paced reporter who can spot and report stories without waiting for the assignment and who can cultivate reliable sources.

You should understand importance of headlines, SEO and lead images and know how to grow readership by studying the performance of your stories in the digital space, using analytics tools such as Chartbeat or Parse.ly, and making adjustments accordingly.

This reporter will be based in The Telegraph newsroom in Macon, Georgia but can and should spend as much time in the field as she/he does in the office.

Macon is the cultural and logistical hub of Middle Georgia, a growing region of the state. You will cover events in the rapidly revitalizing downtown Macon, the growing communities in Houston County and outlying areas throughout Bibb County and its eight contiguous counties.

Duties and Responsibilities – Regularly write breaking news, trending and enterprise stories that are clear, accurate, engaging and of high interest and relevance to local readers. Work with editors to assure that stories are complete, fair and in context. Handle deadline demands on breaking news. Develop a broad range of sources on the beat and build strong relationships with key people to identify impactful stories that are important to our readers. Work with the growth team to understand and use audience metrics to determine which stories resonate with readers so we can make the best use of our reporting efforts. Work with editors to mine this data for takeaways about how we can build our audience. Produce basic video and photos. Work with visuals staff to add more sophisticated visuals as a fundamental storytelling tool. Write and report on a continuous news cycle, publishing first to digital platforms. Work with editors to determine the best digital tools for conveying the news to readers in varying circumstances and formats Use social networks to seek story ideas, report in real time and connect with the community.

Participate in training sessions offered and seek out learning opportunities.

Education and knowledge: College degree required. Prior internships in a daily newsroom preferred. One year or more of daily newsroom experience preferred.

Apply on Journalismjobs.com.

 

SPORTS EDITOR

The Oconee Enterprise, a weekly newspaper covering Oconee County, has an immediate opening for a sports editor. This person will be responsible for covering five high schools, managing freelance writers and contributing to our quarterly magazine.

We’re looking for someone who practices journalism with passion, ambition and curiousness. To apply, send a résumé, cover letter and five clips to Editor Michael Prochaska at businessnews@oconeeenterprise.com. (10-2-2020)

 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER, north Atlanta

Appen Media Group, Inc. located in Alpharetta, Ga has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter.

This position will write everything from breaking news to features and cover city government, business, and festivals. We publish 5 award-winning newspapers per week and distribute more papers than any print media company in our market, the most affluent and growing in the southeast.

Appen Media also has an online presence through multiple websites and social media platforms.

We are looking for someone to join our team and make a difference in the community and our workplace. If you can handle a fast pace and genuinely care about community journalism we want to hear from you.

Applicants must have a four-year college degree, knowledge of how local government works, and a knack for identifying topics and information important to our readers.  The ideal candidate will also have experience with CMS and emerging media strategy.

We offer a long-standing reputation in the community for publishing important news in the lives of our readers and a connection to our community.

We offer competitive pay and good benefits.

This is a 40-hour-per-week, full-time job, and the hours are irregular with some work in the evenings and on weekends.

If you are interested, send a resume and cover letter to Christina@appenmediagroup.com

 


MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION (1)

PUBLISHER – Grenada, Miss.

Accepting publisher candidates for immediate opening at strong weekly newspaper in Grenada, Miss. Ideal candidate knows the business from both sides of the fence, is able to drive revenue and profit, along with producing quality products – this is not a “desk job.” Solid editorial and advertising skills are major pluses. Additional talents in business, advertising, editorial, leadership, research, problem-solving, strategic planning, negotiation, customer service, management and teamwork are all wonderful traits. If you have the drive, but may be lacking a few tools in your skill set, we do train. Publisher is also expected to be an active and integral member of the community. Compensation range $50K – $70K, 401(k), & other benefits. Send letter of interest, resume, and professional references to Dan W. Strack, COO, Emmerich Newspapers, at strack@emmerichnewspapers.com.


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TECHNOLOGY (1)

DIGITAL/WED SPECIALIST 

The 117-year-old Herald-Citizen is accepting resumes for its newly created Digital Specialist position.

Candidates must have a proven track record in growing online audiences, creating new digital offerings and maintaining an active social media presence. Experience with blogging and video is a plus. Responsible for all newspaper web and digital offerings while working as a liaison with newsroom, advertising and publisher on product content and revenue enhancements. Mission is to bolster newspaper’s web, digital and social media presence.

Education requirements include a related communications, multi-media and/or digital media degree from an accredited college or university, or at least five years of related field experience. Compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance and 401(k).

The Herald-Citizen is a daily newspaper publishing Tuesday through Friday and Sunday. It is located in beautiful Cookeville, TN, one of the fasted growing micropolitans in the country and home to Tennessee Tech University. Cookeville is conveniently located off I-40, just a short drive to Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. A regional hub for the Upper Cumberland with big-town conveniences and small-town charm.

Apply by sending resume, link to digital portfolio, cover letter and wage expectation to Publisher Jack McNeely by mail to P.O. Box 2729, Cookeville, TN 38502, or via email at  jack.mcneely@herald-citizen.com. No walk-ins, please.

The Herald-Citizen is an equal opportunity employer.


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FOR SALE (2)

6/8/20

Goss Community
SC #1330 – 22 3/4” Cutoff
8 Units, 1 Folder w/UpperFormer
Spare Parts:
1 Water Vibrator Roller
1 Water Pan Roller
1 Ink Fountain Roller
3  Micrometric Rollers
2 Water Motors
1 Ink Blade
And
Kirk Rudy KR512 Inserter
W/Kirk Rudy 211/211E Labeling Head
All equipment in good conditions
Make an Offer.
Call:  Geneva Weaver 770-461-6317 or email: geneva@fayette-news.net

PUBLICATIONS FOR SALE

10/14/20

PUBLICATIONS FOR SALE BY KAMEN & CO GROUP SERVICES, LLC – Partial listing here; call or email for other listings! info@kamengroup.com www.kamengroup.com
* Georgia’s most beautiful market, the popular growing Lake Country region, is a gold mine and we have the exclusive listing of its top rated weekly paid newspapers and regional community magazines. Excellent quality titles; solid name brand publications w/strong digital platforms, enjoyable to read and in business decades. Ownership seeks to retire. Outstanding chance to acquire premier titles in a growing historical and fascinating part of the state. Top-rated schools, colleges, fabulous transportation access near major interstate. Quite a portfolio of award-winning, impressive titles.
* Northern California adjudicated weekly broadsheet community newspaper on the Oregon border. Outstanding editorial content, fine presentation and profitable. Also part of the sale: weekly inserts and ancillary products printed for several community entities, including courthouse newsletter. Business well established; ownership seeks to retire.
* AFFLUENT glossy magazine published 2x per year. Should be expanded to 4x annually. Distributed in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, NJ, CT. Owner will hold onto the Miami edition of this portfolio in semi-retirement. Extraordinary, well-written articles and features. Averages 200+ pages per issue. Strong prosperous markets reaching the buyers most likely and willing to spend. In business 19 years. Fantastic digital platforms and a highly successful Independent School Guide insert. Major colleges and universities advertise in this! An established magazine publisher with a dynamic well-running ad sales team already in place should acquire. If you have the infrastructure, gobble it up. Advertisers already emailing wanting to be in next issue! This is the key to the NY regional AFFLUENT zip codes!
* Digital-only health newsletter targeting a growing chronic disease that has no advertising and generates 100% of its revenue via paid bulk subscriptions with pharmaceutical companies as they gobble up record-number subs on behalf of their employees company-wide. Major medical, pharmaceutical and media entities subscribe. Founder/owner is willing to remain on to help guide ship. This interesting digital title can grow substantially from a revenue perspective if the new owner sets a new course and begins to sell online advertising.
* National outdoorsman/survivalist/craftsman/hunting magazine in business 40 years. More than 200,000 copies printed bi-monthly. Family-owned/operated. Loyal readership!! This famous, branded and respected title, sold on major newsstands in USA, Canada and abroad, is more necessary daily for every person to have in their home in these difficult times as we think about sustainability, climate change, etc. Title has been seen on television and in movies. Profitable, fun to read and resourceful! Founder of title seeks to retire. Magazine sold in Walmart, Publix Supermarkets, Sam’s Club Stores, Bass Pro Shops, Walgreen’s, etc. Cross-sell ads into the publication and you will certainly laugh all the way to the bank. Massive single-copy sales for decades has made this title a winner.
* Colorado minority publication. Been in business decades; influential to readers with strong editorial content. Highly regarded title; ownership seeks to retire.
* West Coast regional entertainment title; caters to the music and club population. Popular in specific markets throughout the state it is published in.
* Maryland senior publication; in business 12 years. Attractive and fun reading! This title can be franchised and taken across into other markets throughout country. 12,000 bi-monthly mailed distribution plus assorted additional circulation, this well-written title can also be added to a daily newspaper or local weekly newspaper and piggy-backed. Ownership willing to remain on to assist with generating title for up to one year for an easy transition.
* Northeast business magazines. Quality titles and well distributed. Major digital platforms already in play. If you already own titles; add these to your portfolio! Absolutely a winning combination of successful publications.
* Texas area regional glossy magazine; family owned and operated. Absolutely one of the finest titles in its distribution sphere.
* If you require an end of year financial valuation of your publishing portfolio you should seriously consider having our firm confidentially value your media entity. We would be delighted to speak with you and answer all your questions. Is it time to sell? It could be the right time for you to move forward with selling. Contact me personally; I will explain each step of the process to you. Contact Kevin Kamen at 516 379 2797.

6/17/20

For sale – Profitable pair of community newspapers in northeast Georgia family-owned by the same family for the past 53 years. Good opportunity in a rural area primed for near-future growth. Inquire at 706-678-2636 M-T-Th-F, or editor@news-reporter.com.