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Assistant Sports Editor, Indianapolis Star

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Cat scratch fever, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. Cat scratch fever

    Cat scratch fever New Member

    Job posting

    Date: April 3

    Position: Assistant sports editor
    Status: Exempt

    THE JOB: Star Media, which includes The Indianapolis Star and IndyStar.com, seeks an assistant sports editor to lead the Colts/NFL beat for digital and print.

    QUALIFICATIONS: We’re looking for an editor who can drive creative storytelling and reader engagement that will build audiences for all of our platforms. Great editing, coaching and team-building skills are a must. The successful candidate will have innovative coverage ideas, excellent news judgment and planning skills, and an understanding of how to use Social Media to grow audience. In-depth enterprise, breaking news and feature content aimed at our target audiences are staples. At least five years of metro experience is preferred.


    WHAT TO DO: If interested, contact Jim Lefko, Senior Editor/Sports
  2. Giggity

    Giggity Member

    Anybody know anything more about this? Is management experience probably mandatory?
  3. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    I would bet NFL experience would be more valuable than management experience.
  4. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Who left? I thought Steve Ballard was the ASE/Colts, but i could be wrong.
  5. Big_Worm

    Big_Worm New Member

    He took Gannett's buyout this week.
  6. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Ah. Really good guy, hope the buyout keeps his motorcycle full of gas for a long time.
  7. 1HPGrad

    1HPGrad Member

    More changes in Indy: Executive editor Dennis Ryerson is retiring.
  8. murphyc

    murphyc Well-Known Member

    Curt Cavin wrote a nice blog about Ballard today.
  9. Fran Curci

    Fran Curci Member

    Re: Ryerson. I wonder whose idea that was.
  10. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Pretty quick ride down to Evansville, I hear.
  11. Big_Worm

    Big_Worm New Member

    Now, that's funny!
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