The Springfield Daily Citizen is a nonprofit, independent, online news outlet in Springfield, Missouri. We believe good journalism brings issues to light, but great journalism brings communities together. We are powered by a small, hard-working team and we welcome all kinds of talent to join us. Check out the different ways you can become an integral part of our team below.

Current job openings

Partnerships Engagement Manager — The Partnerships Engagement Manager solicits and shepherds all Daily Citizen corporate partnerships associated with annual revenue streams generally of $5,000 or less; leads corporate partnership prospecting at all levels; and fulfills corporate partnership benefits. This position is critical to helping grow income toward sustainability, and carries responsibility for generating significant revenue in a rapidly growing contributed income budget; it is ideal for an early- to mid-career development professional ready to assume responsibility for a dedicated portfolio.

Internship opportunities

We seek students with journalism, writing, photography, graphics, business and other skills to work alongside experienced professionals at Springfield’s nonprofit news outlet. Interested students must meet requirements set by their school or department.

Internships at the Daily Citizen are generally unpaid positions, unless otherwise specified. Upon successful completion of an internship, students may receive a small stipend to help offset the cost of tuition for an internship class.

For more information, contact Chief Executive Officer David Stoeffler via email at or phone 417-837-3664.

Daily Citizen Board policy on nondiscrimination

The Springfield Daily Citizen emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy regarding the treatment of employees, contractors, volunteers, clients, customers and the general public. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the Daily Citizen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the Daily Citizen.