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Assistant sports editor -- Cincinnati Enquirer

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. Enquirer Media’s Local Information Center in Cincinnati Ohio seeks an Assistant Sports Editor.

    The Assistant Sports Editor will be responsible for planning, booking and ensuring quality execution of the print sports section. Work with the sports editor, managing editor/digital content and top editor to be clear about print standards for each type of sport we publish, including national sports. Work with other sports editors, staff, copy desk, Design Studio, Production and Circulation to ensure we meet those reader expectations. Will supervise 3-4 reporters.

    The Assistant Sports Editor must have experience with reader engagement in a variety of media, and strong news instincts. The position requires a nimble mind-set for managing change and solving problems, both short- and long-term.

    Typical working hours are 10am-8pm Tuesday-Saturday.


    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
    Familiarity with both print and digital print production requirements.
    At least five years of journalism experience. Previous experience in a metro sports department preferred.
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work well with individuals and teams within the company and with the public.
    Proven ability to innovate.
    Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
    Flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume, rapidly changing environment.
    Outstanding decision-making skills.
    Advanced computer skills, especially Microsoft Office products and content management systems (Saxotech and CCI preferred).

    As part of Gannett Co., Inc., the nation’s largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, customer-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

    Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment, post-offer drug screen and background check.

    At Gannett we accept and respect the diversity of everyone. Diversity of experience, culture, education, interests, race and ethnicity, age, socio-economics, physical abilities, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and other beliefs breeds innovation and powers ideas. Diversity is the foundation of Gannett.

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