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NASCAR reporter, Orlando

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by sportschick, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Lynn Hoppes posted this over on the Ed Hinton thread, but I didn't want it to get lost in the shuffle.

  2. FreddiePatek

    FreddiePatek Active Member

    Oh, I suppose I'll ask the question ... how many NASCAR events would this reporter cover? And, of course, the GA part ... is that enterprise, or fill in the gaps stuff (No. 3 guy at a NFL game, No. 2 or 3 at a bowl, etc.).
  3. Usually Orlando Sentinel job threads get heavy traffic and replies. Not so with this one. Is there a reason?
  4. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    I think it got played out on the previous thread with everyone blasting Tribune for the NASCAR decision. Regardless, this does sound like an interesting position.
  5. sgaleadfoot

    sgaleadfoot Member

    I would imagine that this job would entail about 10-15 races a year, but that's a guess on my part.
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Whoever gets this job better get used to hearing...

    "He's nowhere close to being as good as his predecessor..."

    I love the Sentinel, but their golf and NASCAR coverage (both of which used to be outstanding) have taken brutal hits in the last six months or so...

    It's sad...
  7. I know someone who would be perfect for this. Hopefully he has already sent in his materials. He is a contributer to the board, but screen name escapes me at the moment.
  8. sgaleadfoot

    sgaleadfoot Member

    any rumblings of movement on this one so far?
  9. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    I'd be very impressed if it's still 10-15 races. Maybe 10-15 races every 2-3 years.
  10. BMuddMan

    BMuddMan Member

    What about Chicago? Heard they were honing in on someone locally?
  11. I guess I missed the day when the Orlando Sentinel started sucking.

    This sounds like a swell job.
  12. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Then you missed the multi-page discussion that resulted when the Sentinel's upper management decided that Ed Hinton is somehow not worth what he's really worth.
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