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Be a sports reporter, page designer and copy editor, Eau Claire, WI

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by gravehunter, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    Salary: $25k-$30k


    The Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, a mid-size a.m. daily in west-central Wisconsin, seeks a full-time reporter/copy editor/page designer for its Sports Department. Main job duties will include the production of a three- to 10-page section several nights a week and game coverage and feature writing. Our four-person staff dedicates its coverage to 11 high school conferences, two NCAA Division III universities and a Northwoods League baseball team in the summer. The qualified applicant will have a college degree in a related field and writing, reporting and layout experience. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop is a plus, but a good eye for design and the ability to write on deadline are musts. Candidate also should be comfortable shooting photos and video and augmenting reporting through use of Facebook, Twitter and live blogs. Benefits available. Car required for traveling with a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record according to Eau Claire Press Co. policy. Please send a cover letter, résumé, references, layout samples and several clips of game stories and features by July 23, 2013, to Editor Don Huebscher at don.huebscher@ecpc.com, or by mail to P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI, 54702. No phone calls. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
  2. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    I worked with Don 31 years ago. He's the editor in Eau Claire, but if it matters to anyone who might apply for this, he was originally a sports guy. Haven't talked to him in a long, long time but he was a really good guy back then so he should be a good guy to work for now.
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