1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

Indiana Men's Basketball Beat Writer, Bloomington, IN

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by ChmDogg, May 2, 2006.

  1. ChmDogg

    ChmDogg Member

    Seems like a damn nice job.  Anyone know much about this paper/position?  I'm sure it will be heavily flooded with resumes.

    from JJobs.com:

    Company: The Herald-Times
    Position:
    Cover Indiana University men's basketball and
    men's soccer
    Location:
    Bloomington, Indiana
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Ad Expires:
    June 6, 2006
    Job ID: 631998

    Description:
    Sports Reporter, Full-Time The Herald-Times is seeking a beat reporter for Indiana University men's basketball and men's soccer. Columnist for IU football. Duties will include coverage of all sports The Herald-Times covers and working on the desk. We are seeking an aggressive, innovative reporter who will break news and take readers behind the scenes. We are looking for enterprise, explanatory journalism and alternative ways to tell interesting stories in the newspaper and online.
    Qualifications: Experience covering a Division I beat strongly encouraged, but not required if applicant can demonstrate exceptional reporting on another beat. Commitment to accuracy and strong people skills required. Knowledge of Readership Institute principles a plus.

    To apply: Submit resume and clips by May 22 to: The Herald-Times Attention: HR Director P.O. Box 909 Bloomington, IN 47402
     
  2. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    In all honest ignorance, what is the Readership Institute?
     
  3. flaming_mo

    flaming_mo Guest

    HERALD-TIMES, BLOOMINGTON (MONROE CO.) AVG M (M-F) DLY 26,713 N/F
    HERALD-TIMES, BLOOMINGTON (MONROE CO.) SAT M DLY 29,732 N/F
    HOOSIERTIMES, BLOOMINGTON (MONROE CO.) SUN DLY 43,462 N/F
    HOOSIERTIMES, BLOOMINGTON (MONROE CO.)- BEDFORD (LAWRENCE CO.) MARTINSVILLE (MORGAN CO.) SUN DLY 43,462

    What is the HoosierTimes and what is its relation to the Herald-Times?
     
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    The former writer moved up to sports editor, replacing a fine gentleman who is retiring.
     
  5. abesimpson22

    abesimpson22 Guest

  6. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Glorified consultants.

    http://www.readership.org/
     
  7. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    It's a combined Sunday edition of the Herald-Times and The Mooresville/Decatur Times, The Martinsville Reporter-Times, The Southside Times and the Bedford Times-Mail

    http://www.schurz.com/newspapers/herald_times/
     
  8. Larrbear

    Larrbear Member

    I think they should model their hiring process after "Knight School," with the General himself at the helm. After all, you'll need to take heat from him on your beat as much as you would if you were playing for him. Just without the suicides.
     
  9. brettwatson

    brettwatson Active Member

    This is Bob Hammel's old shop. Not a real highly respected paper and they haven't shown much enthusiasm for objectivity but the soccer team is damn good year in, year out. Lots of pressure on IU hoops. They get beat more than they should as the hometown paper.
     
  10. abesimpson22

    abesimpson22 Guest

    To me that makes it a great opportunity. Go in there and kick MFing ass.

    One drawback - it's a paid Web site, so it's hard to get much exposure in the biz. Everyone just goes to Indystar.com for their IU news.
     
  11. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    So who's the sports editor now? Who retired? I thought Hammel hung it up a few years back.
     
  12. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Stan Sutton retiring, to be replaced by Doug Wilson.
     
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page