Waushara Argus Publisher Position
The Delphos Herald, Inc., a second-generation family-owned media company with newspapers throughout the Midwest, is seeking a publisher for the award-winning Waushara Argus (www.wausharaargus.com), a weekly general circulation newspaper in Wautoma, Wisconsin. Serving Waushara County since 1859, the Waushara Argus is a County Seat newspaper published on Wednesdays in broadsheet format. The Argus provides readers with an in-depth look into local issues, interesting people, county board news, and high school sports. The publication is dedicated to producing a quality newspaper that promotes Waushara County as a great place to live and vacation.
The Waushara Argus is a 5,800 paid circulation newspaper and its total market coverage shopper The Resorter is 18,000 free circulation. The ideal candidate will have newspaper management experience along with a vision for how to adapt to the changing media environment effectively and the energy and initiative to make that happen. The successful candidate must be an aggressive marketer, committed to driving revenue and improving existing products while developing new ones, and will be expected to be active in the life and leadership of the community.
The publisher will be expected to plan, organize, coordinate and direct all operating activities at the newspaper. He or she will be responsible for achieving the newspaper’s financial goals and objectives and will also need to handle key accounts in the region that the Waushara Argus serves.
The Delphos Herald, Inc., is headquartered in Delphos, Ohio. The organization has 13 media properties in seven states throughout the Midwest. The company’s community newspapers and websites also provide specialty publications, and well-respected travel and tourism guides. A commercial printing operation enhances the company’s offerings and enables the group newspapers to offer customized print newspapers, tabloids, catalogs and other specialty print products.
This position offers a very competitive salary and benefits package.
If you fit the description above and you are looking for an opportunity to further your career, we want to hear from you. Please email a cover letter, resume and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Delphos Herald, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.