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The Havre Daily News seeks a group publisher in Big Sky Country

March 2, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Havre Daily News, an award-winning 5-day-a-week community newspaper located on the Montana Hi-Line, seeks a motivated, publisher who is ready to take the challenge of growing and improving a quality, profitable daily and weekly publication. We enjoy strong readership and are the dominant advertising medium in our markets.

Position Summary:

  • Oversees the news, advertising, circulation, production, and business office functions at the papers.
  • Responsible for providing leadership in developing long- range objectives consistent with the vision of the owners.
  • Responsible for providing leadership, direction, and coaching to help employees produce a quality product which will attract and/or retain advertisers, readers, and employees while maintaining a healthy bottom line.
  • Responsible for creating and adhering to a budget.
  • Responsible for setting the climate for employee involvement, participation, and teamwork in achieving these objectives.
  • Responsible for representing the paper in industry, community, and civic affairs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, journalism, or marketing, or the equivalent from special courses and demonstrated experience, would be necessary.
  • Ten years’ newspaper experience including experience in advertising, management and areas with a high degree of public visibility or contact and in production departments.

Essential Skills:

  • High level of both conceptual, organizational and cognitive skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally.
  • Skills in leadership, research, problem solving, strategic planning, negotiation, customer service, management and teamwork.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 10 years newspaper experience including 5 years newspaper management experience.

Salary: $55,000 to $60,000

We prefer someone from the advertising side, but will consider all qualified applicants. Interested parties should send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Robb Hicks at

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