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Assistant Sports Editor, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boots, May 30, 2007.

  1. boots

    boots New Member

    The Times Leader, a daily newspaper located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is looking for a motivated, enterprising, creative journalist to work as the assistant sports editor. Our eight-person sports staff covers three professional sports teams, Triple-A baseball, AHL hockey and arena football, Penn State football, several NASCAR races, five local colleges, and more than 20 high schools.

    We’re looking for a versatile person who can oversee the night side operation of the sports department. The assistant sports editor will also work with the sports editor in planning daily coverage and Sunday enterprise packages.

    Other job duties include copy editing, assisting with the production of original online content, and occasional writing. The successful candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends.

    We’re looking for a person with excellent news and editing skills, knowledge of AP style, at least five years of daily newspaper experience, including preferably management experience, and the ability to think on your feet under strict deadline pressure. Previous design experience is a plus.

    We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits, including health care, vacation and a 401-K plan. We also provide a challenging, exciting work environment. Our sports staff is a mix of seasoned veterans, combined with several talented young writers.

    Interested candidates should mail, e-mail or fax a letter of interest, resume and writing clips to: Human Resources Dept. The Times Leader 15 N. Main Street Wilkes Barre, PA 18711 e-mail: cbeynon@timesleader.com Fax: (570) 831-7364 No Telephone Calls Please

    We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
  2. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Wow, this is on the board twice and no comments on either. Wilkes-Barre's not that bad.
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    In other words, boots ... It's a D_B by about three hours.

  4. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Look up the thread from about six months ago. Supposedly the new EE/publisher/owner is very heavy handed.
  5. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    That's why the SE quit.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Color me shocked
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