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Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by pressboxer, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    This is supposedly for the Wylie High School/Hardin-Simmons University beats. The guy who held that spot was recently promoted to SE.

    Job Title: Multimedia Journalist - Sports
    Abilene Reporter-News
    Job Description: The Abilene Reporter-News is searching for a sports multimedia journalist responsible for covering mostly sports stories in and around the area, as they happen or after the fact, with acute awareness of the immediacy of digital-first, on-demand journalism. The multimedia journalist should be adept at both hard news and features, seeking opportunities to bring stories home to our audience on a variety of platforms The multimedia journalist will be highly proficient in one form of storytelling, such as writing or photojournalism, but also will become proficient in a second form. That said, the multimedia journalist is expected to learn to be capable of both writing and still/video photography as circumstances dictate.

    Minimum Requirements:
    Requires a BS/BA in news/media discipline or equivalent experience.
    One or more years of experience in a related field, or multiple professional news internships. Recent college graduates will be considered, but professional experience is preferred.
  2. jodalewi

    jodalewi New Member

    Who would I contact for more information about this job?
  3. PeterGibbons

    PeterGibbons Member

    Daniel Youngblood is listed as the sports editor on the web site.
  4. spud

    spud Member

    Daniel's a good dude, good to work for as well. So long as you can get past his freaky knowledge of the Rangers' farm system.
  5. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    It seems they're about to do interviews in the next couple of weeks. Moving kinda slow on this.
  6. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    This one's been filled.
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