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3 07, 2014

Roanoke Rapids Earns a 1st Place in NNA Awards

2017-05-02T13:49:14+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

​​The National Newspaper Association just announced the winners of their 2014 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest. ​The Daily Herald, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina earned a First Place, Best Sales Promotion Section or Edition, Daily Division for its Prospectus Magazine. Prospectus is an annual magazine focused on business and industry in Halifax County, NC. It is published by The Daily Herald in partnership with Halifax County [...]

26 06, 2014

Congratulations to Tyler Bell of the Williston Herald for the winning photo in May!

2017-05-02T13:49:14+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

MEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH FOR NORTH AND SOUTH DAKOTA - In this May 27, 2014 file photo, debris is seen scattered after a tornado hit in Watford City, N.D., the day before. Authorities say at least eight trailers were destroyed when the twister tore through a camp where oil field workers stay. Nine people were injured, including a 15-year-old girl critically. When waves of workers began spilling [...]

18 06, 2014

News Editor needed in Montrose, CO

2017-05-02T13:49:14+00:00 June 18th, 2014|

“News editor” “Copy editor/Paginator/Reporter” Are you ready? - Are you passionate about newspapers and journalism? Do you edit copy like a hawk and question the direction and inferences in stories? Are you someone who believes a page is a canvas and that marrying art and words paints a story that ultimately has an effect on a community? Are you able to turn around stories on a tight deadline? [...]

17 06, 2014

Corporate Accountant Needed (Wick Communications)

2014-06-17T23:25:11+00:00 June 17th, 2014|

Wick Communications Company is seeking a corporate accountant. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a privately owned community news company with 28 newspapers and 18 specialty publications in 12 states. The home offices are in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Wick has newspapers in Arizona, Louisiana, Montana, Colorado, Alaska, California, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho, Minnesota and Oregon. A strong understanding of accounting is required and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Main responsibilities will include financial statement [...]

16 06, 2014

Advertising Representative needed in Roanoke Rapids, NC

2017-05-02T13:49:14+00:00 June 16th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The Daily Herald, an 8,500-circulation daily in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, is seeking a hard working advertising sales representative with a winning attitude. As a member of our sales team, you’ll be responsible for the growth and development of current, inactive and new customers within an assigned territory. You will facilitate sales activities and create marketing solutions using multiple and alternative products including print and online. You will [...]

13 06, 2014

State Capital Managing Editor Needed (CapJournal)

2014-06-13T22:01:23+00:00 June 13th, 2014|

The Capital Journal seeks applications and resumes for the position of Managing Editor. The Capital Journal is an award-winning, five-day morning daily newspaper, in the capital city of South Dakota. The Capital Journal has a paid daily circulation of about 4,500 with a rapidly growing web presence. It is owned by Wick Communications, now in its third generation of family ownership with newspapers across several states. The Capital Journal is [...]

2 06, 2014

Nogales journalists win 7 prizes in statewide contest

2017-05-02T13:49:16+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nogales International reporter Curt Prendergast displays his award for second runner-up in the Community Journalist of the Year category at Saturday’s Arizona Press Club party in Phoenix. Photo/Elise Bajohr Staffers from the Nogales International won seven awards in the Arizona Press Club’s annual Best in Arizona Journalism contest, including prizes for immigration, investigative, human interest and business reporting. Reporter Curt Prendergast and managing editor Jonathan Clark [...]

21 05, 2014

Advertising Sales Representative needed in Sierra Vista, AZ

2017-05-02T13:49:16+00:00 May 21st, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

As an advertising sales representative, you will initiate sales and marketing calls on current and prospective clients to work with them to achieve business objectives. Create and sell print and online advertising in the daily newspaper, magazines, coupon mailers, events, and other projects with the support of an award-winning graphic design team. DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated and well organized. Well-qualified applicants will [...]

16 05, 2014

Capital Journal wins 16 awards in AP Great Plains contest

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Sports editor Wade LaRoche’s action shot of Pierre Governors quarterback Alex Gray diving over the goal line in the first round of the class 11AA playoffs won first place in the sports action photo category. The Capital Journal newsroom has won 16 awards in the 2014 AP Great Plains competition, including four for first place. The competition is among newspapers in South Dakota, North Dakota and [...]

5 05, 2014

DN staff won 35 awards in newspaper contest

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

By Daily News Staff The staff of the Daily News received 35 awards at the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, with nine first-place awards in the small daily division. “We had a great year at the contest, pulling in more awards than we’ve had in a long time,” said Kathleen Leinen, managing editor of the Daily News. “I’m very proud of our efforts. We don’t write [...]

5 05, 2014

Williston Herald receives many awards at convention

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

This photo Jerry Burnes took during the Blast celebration last year won first place in the outdoor recreation photo. The Williston Herald received 48 awards from the North Dakota Newspaper Association during the NDNA Convention on Friday in Bismarck. The Herald collected 12 first-place awards and two special awards from the NDNA. The paper also earned a second-place award in general excellence. Advertising Manager Wanda Olaf [...]

5 05, 2014

Half Moon Bay Review wins for best front page, layout, cartoon

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The Half Moon Bay Review won three first prizes in its classification at the May 3 California Newspaper Publishers Association luncheon in San Jose, Calif. The newspaper took top honors for Best Front Page, a category that considers writing, story selection, headlines, photos, layout and graphics. The Half Moon Bay Review was honored with several awards on May 3 – including the prize for consistently having [...]

30 04, 2014

Reporter needed in Roanoke Rapids, NC

2014-04-30T19:33:50+00:00 April 30th, 2014|

The Daily Herald in Roanoke Rapids, NC ​​ is looking for a general assignment reporter with strong writing and interviewing skills. Our ideal candidate is a community-minded journalist who is able to write accurately with attention to detail and juggle several stories at one time under daily deadlines. Responsibilities also include writing feature articles for our two magazines. Qualifications include a college degree and work experience or equivalent [...]

25 04, 2014

Suzanne Schlicht Elected To Wick Communications Board of Directors

2017-05-02T13:49:22+00:00 April 25th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Suzanne Schlicht Suzanne Schlicht, Chief Operating Officer (COO), The World Company, Lawrence, Kansas, has been elected to the board of directors of Wick Communications Co. Schlicht, is currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) of The World Company, Lawrence, Kansas, as well as COO of WorldWest, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She currently serves as Treasurer for the Local Media Association (LMA) and is active throughout the newspaper industry. Schlicht [...]

24 04, 2014

News Reporter (Williston Herald)

2014-04-24T23:32:52+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The Williston Herald in Williston, ND has an immediate opening for an aggressive reporter with excellent writing skills.  Williston is in the very heart of this nation’s largest oil boom in a half century and is a rich environment for news and feature stories.  Williston sits atop the Bakken oil reserve in northwest North Dakota. The state is second only to Texas in oil production and is one [...]

24 04, 2014

Advertising Account Representative (Williston Herald)

2017-05-02T13:49:22+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Join the Advertising Sales team at the Williston Herald, in Williston North Dakota. We have an opening in the advertising sales department that offers an excellent career opportunity to the right individual. As an Advertising Account Representative, you will be calling on local businesses to sell advertising space in the local newspaper and building relationships for the future. This is a fast- paced job for people who like [...]

24 04, 2014

Inside Sales Representative needed in Wasilla, AK

2017-05-02T13:49:22+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Are you outgoing, self-motivated and organized? Come grow with the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman! We are actively recruiting for an inside sales person to contact local businesses about print and online advertising opportunities. We’d love to hear from you if you possess the following qualities: Highly motivated Self-starter Goal-oriented Professional demeanor and appearance Good planning and time management skills Eagerness to learn and grow with a strong company Good [...]

24 04, 2014

Outside Sales Representative needed in Wasilla, AK

2017-05-02T13:49:22+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Your Alaska adventure starts here! Come grow with the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman. We are a thrice-weekly newspaper in the dynamic and rapidly growing community of Wasilla, 45 miles north of Anchorage. We are actively recruiting for an outside sales person to contact local businesses about print and online advertising opportunities. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated self-starter who is goal oriented and has good time management [...]

23 04, 2014

Rebecca Bradner named publisher of the Green Valley News and the Sahuarita Sun

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Rebecca Bradner Rebecca Bradner has been named publisher of the Green Valley News and the Sahuarita Sun. She also will be co-publisher of the Santa Cruz Valley Sun. Bradner brings a wealth of experience on the advertising side of digital and print media with career stops that include the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Monterey (Calif.) County Herald, Pulitzer Community Newspapers in St. Louis, and Tucson. Bradner said [...]

18 04, 2014

Welcome back Laura Kurtz!

2014-04-18T16:23:26+00:00 April 18th, 2014|

Laura Kurtz will be our new Green Valley Circulation Manager. She started as a carrier at the Sierra Vista Herald in 2001 and worked her way up to District Manager then promoted to Circulation System Manager with Wick Communications. She later moved to Tucson to join Madden Media in 2007 ranging from Media Director to Business Analyst. Congrats Laura Kurtz. Green Valley here she comes!

17 04, 2014

10/13 Communications to acquire Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business

2014-04-17T23:09:35+00:00 April 17th, 2014|Tags: , |

TUCSON, AZ – [April 17, 2014] – Wick Communications has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business publications to 10/13 Communications. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is representing Wick Communications in the transaction. Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business are the leading alternative [...]

7 04, 2014

Argus Observer names new managing editor

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kristi Albertson Kristi Albertson is the new managing editor of The Argus Observer and the Independent-Enterprise. Albertson, 31, has been with the Argus since Jan. 14, when she started as the paper's assistant editor. She had been on the job for a little more than a week when editor Scott McIntosh announced he had been hired as editor of the Idaho Press-Tribune in Nampa. “I am [...]

3 04, 2014

The Daily Herald celebrates 100 years

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Several textile mills had stable operations in the area creating an impetus for long-term development. In 17 years since the founding of the town, it had grown to a population of more than 2,000. Even the nearby village of Rosemary had seen growth around its Rosemary Mill. Roanoke Rapids boasted numerous stores downtown and a new city hospital on Hamilton Street. J.T. Stainback, believing the progressive community needed [...]

31 03, 2014

Circulation manager needed in Sierra Vista, AZ

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 March 31st, 2014|

The Sierra Vista Herald and The Bisbee Daily Review are seven morning a week community newspapers serving Cochise County in southeast Arizona with a combined daily circulation of 7,667 and a combined Sunday circulation of 8,047.  Responsibilities include the day-to-day operation and supervision of our circulation departments consisting of one district manager and two office personnel in Sierra Vista.  The qualified candidate will also have the responsibilities of [...]

27 03, 2014

News brief for L’Observateur (LaPlace, LA)

2014-03-27T16:33:59+00:00 March 27th, 2014|

An agreement for sale of L’Observateur (LaPlace, LA) by Wick Communications of Sierra Vista, Ariz. has been reached in principle.  Work to complete the transaction is underway.  The buyer will be a newly formed Louisiana entity, LaPlace Newsmedia, LLC. LaPlace Newsmedia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL), will publish L’Observateur, its website and all affiliate publications. CNL also owns nearby newspapers in Mississippi including The Picayune [...]

27 03, 2014

News brief for The [Bogalusa, La.] Daily News

2014-03-27T16:34:10+00:00 March 27th, 2014|

An agreement for sale of The Daily News by Wick Communications of Sierra Vista, Ariz. has been reached in principle.  Work to complete the transaction is underway.  The buyer will be a newly formed Louisiana entity, Bogalusa Newsmedia, LLC. Bogalusa Newsmedia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL), will publish The Daily News, its website and all affiliate publications. CNL also owns nearby newspapers in Mississippi including [...]

19 03, 2014

The Daily Herald’s advertising team wins prestigious state honors again

2014-03-19T22:42:41+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

The Daily Herald’s advertising department was awarded 20 prestigious state awards on Thursday night in Chapel Hill. The Daily Herald won first-, second- and third-place state awards in the 2013 North Carolina Press Association’s Division D category, which is for daily newspapers under 12,500 circulation. The Daily Herald was named the top newspaper in its division, as it accumulated the most points in the regular contest categories. Rhonda [...]