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Columnist and sports writer -- Winston-Salem (NC) Journal

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Columnist: http://apsportseditors.org/jobs-internships/help-wanted/sports-columnist-winston-salem-n-c-journal/

    The Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal is looking for a sports columnist with top-of-the-line writing skills and the ability to present commentary based on reporting rather than just personal opinion, to write on deadline and to produce three strong columns a week on sports issues across our coverage spectrum, which includes local and state sports teams.

    The successful candidate will have at least five years of sports reporting experience and at least two years of experience writing columns on a regular basis. Our retired sports columnist left huge shoes to fill, and this is a critical job on our sports staff.

    Fill out an online application at worldmediaenterprise.com. No phone calls, please.


    And sportswriter: http://apsportseditors.org/jobs-internships/sportswriter-winston-salem-n-c-journal/

    The Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal is looking for a sportswriter to cover high schools and write general assignment stories.

    Candidates should have two years of writing experience (newspaper or magazine) and the multimedia skills to help maintain a blog, post breaking-news updates and provide video. Candidates also must be able to find and develop stories, work in conjunction with a veteran high-school sportswriter and be knowledgeable about a wide range of sports.

    Fill out an online application at worldmediaenterprise.com. No phone calls, please.

  2. TGO157

    TGO157 Member

    Does anyone know much about this shop?
  3. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Just became a World Media Enterprise shop, which is Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett. Considering how he wants to invest in newspapers and isn't shying away from it, this looks like a pretty good gig.
  4. writingump

    writingump Member

    Has to be much better than the cretinous death grip of Media General.
  5. RiverRat21

    RiverRat21 New Member

    Like the other WME jobs posted here recently, this listing on the company's actual site is a little more than a month old. Not sure if this one has already been filled (most of the similar WME openings I've checked in on recently have been), but I would imagine the Journal is at least fairly well into the process by now.
  6. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    No question about that.
  7. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Member

    You'd think that, but don't bet on it ...
  8. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    Didn't B-H already close one newspaper?
  9. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Based on what happened to you I certainly respect your take on this. It carries some weight.
  10. behindthebarricade

    behindthebarricade New Member

    I applied for this position, however I'm from out of state. Any ideas on how to get an interview if I'm an out of state candidate?
  11. Did Mason Linker leave? Or did he move up the ladder?
  12. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Mason has not left. The columnist position would be a promotion. The other position would, I believe, report to him as he is their lead guy on preps. With that being said, I don't know if he is going for columnist position.
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