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Online sports content editor -- Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by beardown, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. beardown

    beardown Member

    The sports areas of The Gazette.com and KCRG.com, along with IowaPrepSports.com, are already major players in keeping dedicated audiences informed and engaged on the local and collegiate sports scene. We are seeking a dedicated and passionate sports enthusiast with a background in social media to take our digital sports coverage, community engagement and social efforts to the next level.

    Responsibilities include editing, packaging, publishing, and maintaining the sports content for TheGazette.com and KCRG.com branded channels, IowaPrepSports.com and other digital products as necessary. Candidates must have a strong sense of urgency, energy and creativity to actively engage with audience members and seek out contributions.

    Position requires Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field with one to two years experience as a digital editor, web writer, sports writer or blogger, multimedia producer or content strategist. Knowledge or the local prep and collegiate sports scene is a plus. Candidates must possess good communication techniques and organization skills, have a background in web writing and digital content editing, and be proficient and knowledgeable with social media.

    Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

    SourceMedia Group

    PO Box 511

    500 third Ave SE

    Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

    E-mail: SourceMediaHR@SourceMedia.net
  2. thegrifter

    thegrifter Member

    Wasn't this open last year, too?
  3. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Well-Known Member

    IIRC, the position this one reports to was open.

  4. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    I believe this is a new position that is being created as part of an online content push. I know they've started interviews already.
  5. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Didn't Steve Buttry try to push online all the time during his stint?
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