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Digital Sports Editor (PT)- Dallas, TX

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: The Dallas Morning News
    Part-Time Sports Digital Editor
    Dallas, Texas
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Ad Expires:
    March 19, 2014
    Job ID: 1564070
    Website: http://www.dallasnews.com

    About The Dallas Morning News Established in 1885, The Dallas Morning News (dallasnews.com) is Texas' leading newspaper. Its portfolio of print and online products reaches an average daily audience of more than 1.1 million. The newspaper has received nine Pulitzer Prizes since 1986, as well as numerous other industry awards recognizing the quality of its investigative and feature journalism, design and photojournalism. In 2010, The News received the Pulitzer Prize for an editorial series highlighting the economic disparity between the northern half and southern half of Dallas. In 2003, the paper launched the leading Spanish-language daily in North Texas, Al Dia and the nation's first editorial blog. In 2007, the paper established one of the country's first consumer-generated community news sites, neighborsgo.com. In 2008, the paper launched the free, home-delivered quick-read, Briefing. The Dallas Morning News is the flagship newspaper subsidiary of A. H. Belo Corporation.

    This editor's primary job will be to help generate content for the SportsDay online component of dallasnews.com, while assisting with mobile and social media efforts.

    The planned hours for this position are 20 hours per week and are night shifts.

    Other components of the job include:

    -- Aggregation of content across Web, conducting news searches to find news, tidbits, editing, writing and display.

    -- Transcription of radio and television interviews.

    -- Strong social media interaction.

    Key attributes of a candidate include:

    -- Good news judgment, grammatical precision, a flair for headlines, energy, curiosity and an appreciation and urgency to provide the best local sports coverage with impact and excitement.

    -- Versatile and speedy both as a journalist and as a web producer - someone who can post a story within seconds without much of a safety net.

    -- Strong communication, organizational and time management skills.

    To apply, please e-mail resume and other materials to mfrancescutti@dallasnews.com
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