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Fort Knox (Ky.) Weekly: Sports Editor

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Central-KY-Kid, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. JOB POSTING
    SPORTS EDITOR
    The Turret, Fort Knox, KY



    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Ability to write compelling, comprehensive, fact-filled local sports stories on deadline.
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related discipline preferred.
    • Two years journalism experience, including internships and/or college newspapers preferred.
    • Knowledge and experience in digital photography, including Adobe Photoshop.
    • Strong communication and organizations skills, initiative, enterprising, adaptable.
    • Familiarity with the military is a plus.
    • Working knowledge and understanding of local and/or regional sports scene a plus.
    • Must be able to contribute and function in a team-oriented workplace environment.
    • Strong time-management skills.
    • Must be willing to work at the times sporting events take place, including evenings and weekends.
    • Must be receptive and responsive to coaching.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Develops, proposes and writes stories focusing on sports and recreation activities on Fort Knox and surrounding areas.
    • Accepts and completes sports reporting and photography assignments. Occasionally will be called on to contribute stories about other aspects of Fort Knox.
    • Achieves team and individual goals established by Turret editors.
    • Ability to use a digital camera and capable with Adobe PhotoShop
    • Establishes and nurtures sources among athletes, coaches, administrators and others involved in local sports.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Indoor/outdoor work involved.
    • Involves sitting and/or standing for long periods, walking and repetitive typing motions.
    • Current driver’s license required, plus proof of insurance.
    • 40-hour work week with some evening and weekend work.

    We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. Successful applicants will be quality and customer-driven and support Landmark’s team-oriented philosophy. Those who share in this belief are encouraged to apply. The News-Enterprise makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of the recruitment and selection process, equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals, regardless of race, color, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or citizenship or veteran's status. The News-Enterprise is committed to carrying out and complying with all of its EEO and affirmative action obligations under applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

    LCNI employees, notify your immediate supervisor and LCNI HR Director if making application. Position available immediately. Deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2011.

    INTERESTED PERSONS CONTACT:
    LARRY BARNES, TURRET EDITOR
    Phone: (502) 624-1211 Fax: (502) 624-2095
    E-mail: larry.barnes2@us.army.mil
    P.O. Box 995; Fort Knox, KY 40121

    Ben Sheroan
    Editor, The News-Enterprise
    E-mail: bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com
    Phone: (270) 769-1200, Ext. 8430

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
     
  2. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Don't expect to grab any gold there.
     
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    You may even have to find an Odd Job.
     
  4. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Is this a golden opportunity or what?
     
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