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Assistant sports editor -- Daytona Beach News-Journal

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, May 22, 2013.

  1. The Daytona Beach News-Journal is seeking an organized, collaborative assistant sports editor to help lead our award-winning staff.

    This is a management, production-oriented position that requires night and weekend work.

    The successful candidate will be a team player who can to take our editing, headline writing and design to the next level.

    She/he should be familiar with InDesign, and be able to juggle pages and other duties at night, while keeping our website fresh.

    Our assistant sports editor will:

    Assist the sports editor in producing the section and managing staff
    Supervise the sports copy desk
    Edit copy, update website, produce pages on deadline
    Help the sports editor plan and execute online, print coverage
    Work with reporters to build social networking communities around our content
    Fill in for the sports editor as needed

    The Daytona Beach News-Journal is owned by Halifax Media Group, which consists of 33 newspapers and affiliated websites in five states. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.

    Local content is our bread and butter. We cover 18 high schools, four local colleges (Bethune-Cookman University, Stetson University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Daytona State College), auto racing and, of course, NASCAR's biggest race, the Daytona 500.

    Applicants from Florida and the Southeast are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, resume, page samples and copy that you've edited to: Attn: Human Resources, The Daytona Beach News-Journal, P.O. Box 2831, Daytona Beach, FL, 32120-2831, or email hr@news-jrnl.com. EOE. No phone calls, please.


    When they say local candidates should apply, they really mean it.
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