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Auburn beat reporter | AL.com

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Izzy Gould, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. Izzy Gould

    Izzy Gould New Member

    AL.com seeks an Auburn University beat reporter with the skills, energy and insight to cover one of the most prominent college athletic programs in the nation. We seek an experienced digital journalist with a strong work ethic, an ability to engage with and learn from the audience, and the ability to find and deliver enterprising content while juggling the demands of of daily coverage. The reporter will be a part of a three-person team based in Auburn, expected to collaborate with their fellow team members and all of AL.com's statewide staff.


    * The energy and dedication to cover a beat which demands year-round, vigilant coverage.

    * An innovative and creative approach to telling the story of Auburn University athletics to a digitally-focused audience.

    * An ability to work well as a member of a team.

    * A willingness to engage with our active, passionate audience.

    * Multimedia skills, and an ability to appear on camera.

    * Social media skills with a proven ability to develop a following, and to interact with audience.

    If you are interested in applying for this role, email your cover letter (with “Auburn Beat Writer" in the subject line), your resume and links to your best examples of content -- written and digitally focused -- to:

    Izzy Gould, Director of Content: igould@al.com
    Matt Scalici, Managing Producer for Sports: mscalici@al.com

    Alabama Media Group is a digitally-focused news and information company that combines quality journalism from The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times, Mobile's Press-Register with up-to-the-minute access of AL.com.

    Alabama Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.
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