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Editorial assistant, Philadelphia Daily News

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by JoshBarnett, Oct 8, 2007.

  1. JoshBarnett

    JoshBarnett New Member

    The Philadelphia Daily News is looking for a full-time editorial assistant in the sports department. Job duties include compiling agate, doing research for charts and graphics, answering phones, some event reporting and rewrite. Working nights is required.

    Experience preferred, but entry level would be considered for the right candidate.

    The Philadelphia Daily News is an equal opportunity employer.

    To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:

    Josh Barnett
    Sports Editor
    Philadelphia Daily News
    PO Box 7788
    Philadelphia, PA 19101

    You may also apply via email to barnetj@phillynews.com

    For additional information, you can call 215-854-5700
     
  2. boots

    boots New Member

    You will be a clerk. The Daily News has several with a lot of talent who could easily write for any major publication. You'll get some opportunities, but you'll mostly remain in house.
    The pay is decent. The hours, like any sports job, sucks. The major question is how long with the Daily News be around. The paper, like its sister publication, the Inquirer, has made many cuts. It's under new ownership and while rumors of the paper's demise have been around for years, it is something to consider.
     
  3. PhilaYank36

    PhilaYank36 Guest

    Pay-scale o/u?
     
  4. boots

    boots New Member

    Union scale.
     
  5. rat fink

    rat fink New Member

    This one has been filled.
     
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