We're proud to be 417 Magazine.
But we're so much bigger than that.

We’re Whitaker Publishing, a life-improvement company in Springfield, Missouri serving more than 130,000 monthly readers. We produce award-winning publications, have a custom publishing division, a ticketing platform and an event planning division. While we're at it, we host parties and events for movers, shakers and everyone in between. There’s more to come. We promise.



Want to improve lives? You're in the right spot. We enrich our readers' lives with quality information presented in an attractive, entertaining way; our advertising clients with attractive, effective media to reach those readers; and our associates with a positive work environment that rewards professionalism and creativity.
Account Executive
Account executives sell across all platforms and receive incentives when revenue goals are met and exceeded. Top performers can even qualify to go on a free vacation. Apply here. 
Advertising Designer
Advertising Designers produce high quality advertisements, advertorial special sections, targeted display ads and web collateral for clients while providing excellent customer service. Apply here
Digital Writer
Digital Writers create content and maximize engagement for all 417 digital properties. Ensure digital content is cohesive and reflects each publication's editorial vision. Apply here
Editorial Designer
Editorial Designers create visual layouts and conceptual art for the 417 family of publications and custom publications with an emphasis on our bimonthly business publication, Biz 417. Apply here.
Staff Writer
Staff Writers will write content for the 417 family of publications, custom publications and online. Apply here.
We offer internships for students interested in journalism, design, digital media, marketing, event planning and more. Apply here.
We're always on the lookout for a variety of models. Apply here.



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