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Beat Writer For Michigan Website And Publication

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Stu Coman, Jul 8, 2019.

  1. Stu Coman

    Stu Coman New Member

    Sports reporter to primarily cover Michigan football and basketball for TheWolverine.com, a website in the Rivals network, and The Wolverine, a monthly publication.

    Duties include breaking and reporting news, writing articles and columns for the website, the monthly magazine and a football preview publication, assisting with football and basketball game and press conference coverage, compiling notes, interacting on message boards, promoting the site and publications through social media, and appearing on radio shows and podcasts.

    Requirements include previous newspaper or website writing experience, strong reporting skills, attention to detail, “bulldog” work ethic and ability to work under deadlines. Knowledge of and passion for Michigan sports is a plus, but not a requirement.

    Competitive salary plus excellent benefit package, which includes: medical, life, dental and short- and long-term disability insurance; profit sharing; and retirement plan. Office is located in Ann Arbor less than a mile from campus.

    Send resume, cover letter and clips to jobs@thewolverine.com.
  2. jeezyboy5

    jeezyboy5 New Member

    Always was curious about the independent contractor aspect of Rivals (if that is still the case?) Any salary estimates? Setting the over/under at 28,500.
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