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Bristol Herald Courier Sports Editor

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by mfarkas, May 16, 2006.

  1. mfarkas

    mfarkas New Member

    The Bristol Herald Courier is seeking a Sports Editor to lead a team of award-winning journalists to greater heights. The Sports Editor is responsible for producing a daily Sports section, managing 6 employees and overseeing special sections, including two race week editions, football preview and others as appropriate. The SE reports directly to the Editor, is responsible for ensuring high quality sections, writing, design, photography and editing. The SE is responsible for the section meeting all deadlines and works with the Editor to establish and meet financial targets. In addition, the SE must work with convergence partners to build multimedia relationships at every opportunity.

    Tech Skills:
    (no details)

    Job Skills:
    Strong knowledge of InDesign, Quark and other software. Ability to design award-winning sections and to direct an award-winning team. The editor

    Minimum Education:
    Not Indicated

    Minimum Experience:
    5 yrs. of experience.

    Five years experience, clips showing strong editing, design and writing skills. Previous management and supervisory experience.

    Contact Editor Steve Kaylor at skaylor@bristolnews.com and (276) 645-2513

    E-mail Michael Farkas for further questions regarding positions at mfarkas@bristolnews.com or msfarkas25@hotmail.com
  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    And where is the current editor heading?
  3. SCEditor

    SCEditor Active Member

    Michael Farkas recently accepted a page designer position at the Tampa Tribune. Mike did a fine job at the Bristol Herald Courier, taking a tough situation and making it a first-class publication. I worked with Mike for a few months in Bristol when he got his start, and there aren't many better journalists or people than Mike. I certainly wish him the best of luck.

    The BHC is a great opportunity for somebody. The pay isn't going to be great (Media General), but it's an opportunity to work at a solid paper that covers a lot of stuff (Tennessee, Virginia Tech, NASCAR, small colleges, lots of preps, etc...).
  4. mfarkas

    mfarkas New Member

    Just trying to give this one a little bump. It's a good opportunity to do some great coverage of top-notch college football and NASCAR events. You also have the freedom on desk to try new things with layout and design. You'll be working with some good writers as well.
  5. SCEditor

    SCEditor Active Member

    ::shameless bump::
  6. Beer_Baron

    Beer_Baron Member

    Any update here?
  7. Beer_Baron

    Beer_Baron Member

    Heard through the grapevine this position has been filled. Can anyone confirm?
  8. fmrsped

    fmrsped Active Member

    Holy shit, are there snakes in the MUTHAFUCKIN' newsroom? ;D
  9. crimsonace

    crimsonace Active Member

    Sam and I got to know each other through our wives a few years back ... good person with a really, really good knowledge of design.

    He's pretty quiet, and because of his background of working his way up through the newsroom ranks, would be a great guy to work for.
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