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Local Sports Reporter in Cleveland, OH

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by dtoolbox, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. dtoolbox

    dtoolbox New Member

    You’re a talented reporter; you can follow a story, engage an audience and create clean, journalistically sound copy. You are comfortable with digital and social media, have deep sports knowledge and enthusiasm for local sports, a strong voice, and comfort working on a variety of platforms.

    As a High School Sports Reporter, you’ll take ownership of high school sports coverage, bring local news to a digital audience and generate excitement by interacting directly with your readers. We've created a forward-thinking workspace with tools to help optimize your impact, such as a MacBook and an iPhone for nimble digital and mobile journalism. This is your opportunity to leverage your talent to build a lasting career in journalism, and help us build a new kind of media company.

    We have several Sports Reporter positions available, so feel free to share this information with your network of professional contacts.

    To be a good fit for the role of High School Sports Reporter, you will have:

    * A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent experience
    * Strong journalism experience with a proven ability in reporting and writing, ideally at a newspaper or online news organization, but at a minimum you'll need to have a track record of prolific and competent production; experience reporting on high school / local sports is preferred
    * Solid knowledge of sports statistics
    * Comfort working in breaking news situations, including understanding the standards and philosophy of real-time news
    * Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience through blogging, social media and online comments
    * Experience with search engine optimization (SEO) practices
    * The ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately
    * A solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
    * Click the "Apply" button for further details...

    Northeast Ohio Media Group is a new, digitally focused company that will launch in the summer of 2013. Northeast Ohio Media Group will represent cleveland.com and the Sun News and be responsible for all multimedia ad sales and marketing for The Plain Dealer, the Sun News and cleveland.com. It will also provide content to The Plain Dealer, cleveland.com and the Sun News. More information about Northeast Ohio Media Group is available here.

    Northeast Ohio Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

    Northeast Ohio Media Group endeavors to make cleveland.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact tdavis@dtoolbox.com.


    We want you to be as selective as we are! For a detailed "Insider's View" of this position and to submit your resume, please visit the following URL:


    If the link does not work, simply copy the complete URL and paste it into your browser's address line.

  2. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    Is this (or the Columbus jobs) any different than what they posted a few weeks ago?

  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    You'll be replacing these people:

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