Career Opportunities with News-Gazette Media

News-Gazette Media is the premier news-information-sports media company in East Central Illinois. Year after year our peers in the media industry recognize us for providing excellence in local information coverage, advertising and promotional products. Our products include the daily newspaper The News-Gazette, the website news-gazette.com, three radio stations WDWS-WHMS-WKIO, eight weekly newspapers, and three magazines.

News-Gazette Media has a variety of jobs, both full and part-time. We have both employment and independent contractor opportunities. Please complete the application materials in support of your application as requested in each job posting below.

Here is a list of the opportunities available now:

District Manager, Home Delivery – Full-time

Entry level compensation and benefit package: $32,760/year; health, dental and life insurance; sick leave; vacation pay; 401k pension plan and more

An excellent opportunity to learn how to manage and lead others. The Circulation Department has an immediate full-time opportunity for a dependable, self-motivated, and hardworking individual to join our excellent team of District Managers.

District Managers recruit and train newspaper carriers in the areas of sales and service and actively participate in activities for the promotion of newspaper sales. We will train you for this position. The job requires

  • Ability to successfully interview, supervise and train people
  • Excellent knowledge of the delivery territory to which you are assigned
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds of newspapers in a bundle
  • Able to work between 2am and 12pm
  • Have a valid driver's license and proof of car insurance and a reliable vehicle.

Please complete the application materials (disclosure consumer report and application), and return to Travis Vandiver, Home Delivery Manager, tvandiver@news-gazette.com, or  News-Gazette Media, 15 Main St., P.O. Box 677, Champaign, IL 61824.

News-Gazette Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Assistant District Manager – Part-time

$9.00/hour and mileage reimbursement. Can accumulate sick leave, vacation and personal time pay.

The Circulation Department of The News-Gazette has several immediate part time opportunities for a hard working individual to assist our excellent team of District Managers.

The work involves delivery and training of newspaper carriers in the areas of sales and service; assist district manager with sample schedule programs; help to deliver down newspaper routes.

Availability Monday-Friday, approx. 3-4 hours per day or weekend only, approx. 3-4 hours per day.

Excellent knowledge of the Champaign-Urbana and outlying delivery areas a plus. Must have ability to lift up to 20 pounds of newspaper bundles; ability to work between midnight and 6 a.m.; have a valid driver's license, proof of car insurance and a reliable vehicle.

Please complete the application materials (disclosure consumer report and application), and return to Travis Vandiver, Home Delivery Manager, tvandiver@news-gazette.com, or News-Gazette Media, 15 Main St., P.O. Box 677, Champaign, IL 61824.

News-Gazette Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Newspaper Bundle Delivery – Part-time

$9.00/hour and mileage reimbursement. Can accumulate sick leave, vacation and personal time pay.

The Circulation Department needs employees to deliver bundles of newspapers to local retail outlets in Champaign, Urbana and Savoy using a News-Gazette company vehicle approximately 5 days per week. Work hours from 2am-7am. Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving history required.

Please complete the application materials (disclosure consumer report and application), and return to Deb Edwards, dedwards@news-gazette.com, or News-Gazette Media, 15 Main St., P.O. Box 677, Champaign, IL 61824.

News-Gazette Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Media Sales Consultant – Full-time

Salaried or commission based work depending on territory assigned. Health, dental and life insurance, sick leave, vacation pay, 401k pension plan, mileage, phone allowance and more.

Helping businesses grow business - that's what a Media Sales Consultant does. If you have that same interest, we want you to become part of our team. If you're not afraid of meeting new people, enjoy marketing and have experience providing great customer service, we have the career for you. Candidates need an outgoing personality, capacity to work on your own, have a reliable vehicle, a professional presence and be able to provide results-oriented advertising ideas for customers.

We need Media Sales Consultants for our weekly newspapers, daily newspaper and radio stations. You will work from one of our local offices and service local businesses seeking advertising needs and ideas using our wide variety of products that include daily and weekly print publications, specialty magazines, the most popular web sites in East Central Illinois and much more.

Experience in media sales helpful, but not required.

Please send resume with cover letter, and application materials (disclosure consumer report and application) and return to Lil Levant, llevant@news-gazette.com, or  News-Gazette Media, 15 Main St., P.O. Box 677, Champaign, IL 61824.

News-Gazette Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer