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AP Regional Assistant Sports Editor/Midwest

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Diabeetus, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Company: The Associated Press
    Position: Regional Assistant Sports Editor/Midwest
    Location: Midwest, United States
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Ad Expires: November 27, 2007
    Job ID: 843266


    The Associated Press seeks a Regional Assistant Sports Editor to
    supervise sports coverage in the Midwestern United States.

    The editor will be based in a Midwest location to be determined and will
    supervise approximately 15 writers. The editor reports to the deputy
    sports editor. This editor assigns, directs, edits and coordinates
    stories with writers within the region on a daily basis for stories and
    coverage related to all sports. Other responsibilities include working
    with Multimedia, Photos, Graphics and Broadcast on a daily basis.


    The ideal candidate will have demonstrated news and editing skills, the
    ability to handle fast-breaking stories as well as features and
    enterprise experience. Applicants should have knowledge of and an
    interest in a full range of sports, nationally and internationally.
    Applicants should be able to work with writers, identify and assign
    stories, and develop projects with bureaus. Candidates must be
    organized, energetic, highly motivated and able to communicate ideas

    Applicants must be able to work well with reporters to produce a
    top-notch report across all platforms. Candidates must be capable of
    supervising and directing special events on site or from the office.

    Must be familiar with and able to work with multimedia elements, and
    must have ability and desire to work with Graphics, Broadcast, Photos
    and Online Video to ensure proper packaging of stories. Applicants
    should have three to five years of full-time daily sports and management

    To apply, please go to https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=5263
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