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News/sports openings in Youngstown

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by JoeScalzo, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. JoeScalzo

    JoeScalzo New Member

    From Journalism Jobs:

    The Vindicator in Youngstown, OH, seeks applicants with a couple years in the field for our 60K Sunday/daily. The ideal candidates will be well-versed in current digital reporting trends and tools. But you must also demo the time-tested skills of storytelling, sourcing and news instincts.
    Like our industry, we are a company in tremendous transition and fighting some tough economic circumstances. No whiners, please; just winners. If you're this person, please consider us. Email a resume, 10- 12 clips and 4 professional references to Editor Todd Franko at tfranko@vindy.com. (No phone calls, please.)
  2. WTFünke

    WTFünke Member

    Translation: Don't expect us to pay you very much. However, we still expect you to work for less with a smile on your face.
  3. Cullen9

    Cullen9 Member

    Ten to 12 clips seems like a lot, no?
  4. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    Sure does. Maybe it's to cull out super-entry level kids who only have like five freelance clips?

    I must say, The Vindicator is a hell of a name for a paper.
  5. WolvEagle

    WolvEagle Well-Known Member

    It's the same paper that used scabs from other Newhouse papers when employees went on strike.
  6. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Active Member

    And other newspaper chains ...
  7. CarlSpackler

    CarlSpackler Active Member

    Youngstown is a, um, "tough" town. That's the code word for places like that, yes?
  8. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    You can get some quality Italian food there.
  9. Bob Slydell

    Bob Slydell Active Member

    Plus, you'd be working for Todd Franko. Yet another minus.
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