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Assistant Sports Editor, Bennington, VT

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by asamrov, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. asamrov

    asamrov New Member


    My name is Adam Samrov, and I'm the Banner's ME. The person who is leaving this job had worked at the Banner for more than two years. If you have any questions, I can try to answer them for you. This job, although not mentioned in the ad specifically because it's a bit out of the coverage area, does allow for *some* coverage of NY Giants training camp in Albany... but 95 percent of the job is really preps and the other 'beats' mentioned in the ad.
  2. Cubbie Blue

    Cubbie Blue New Member

    The only question I have about this job is how does an 8,000-circulation paper have an assistant sports editor? I know of papers double and triple its size that don't have assistant sports editors.
  3. budcrew08

    budcrew08 Active Member

    Two-man department.
  4. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    So, basically this is a staff writer position?
  5. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Yeah, but they are into passing out titles. Makes people feel wanted and secure.
  6. I'm guessing the title means you're salaried and can be worked as much as they want. But I could be wrong.
  7. asamrov

    asamrov New Member

    Basically. But you have to paginate too.
  8. asamrov

    asamrov New Member

    No. It's an hourly position. The only salaried people in the newsroom are the exec editor, me and the sports editor.
  9. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Can the person who will get the job afford to live in Bennington?
  10. asamrov

    asamrov New Member

    yes, i think. The person who had it lived in Benn with his girlfriend.
  11. ALMSguru

    ALMSguru New Member

    What is the pay for this position with 5-plus years experience?
  12. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    On one income or two?
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