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Online Sports Editor, Cedar Rapids, IA

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by nickpugliese, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. nickpugliese

    nickpugliese New Member

    We're looking for someone to coordinate our online sports operation and also handle some live sports producing. You'll be doing everything from helping to plan our coverage to curating and posting content to producing live sports events on our sub-digital TV station. The job posting is below; if you have any questions, feel free to shoot me an email at nick.pugliese@sourcemedia.net

    Online Sports Editor

    SourceMedia Group, Cedar Rapids, IA, is seeking a versatile and highly motivated Online Sports Editor. Our Sports staff provides content for The Gazette (second-largest paper in Iowa) and KCRG-TV9 (the top broadcast station in Eastern Iowa). This position is responsible for editing, packaging, publishing and maintaining sports content for the company’s online sites. Other responsibilities include:

    • Curate content from a variety of sources (including blogs, wire services, freelancers, community contributors, audio and video) to post on our sites.
    • Grow reader engagement online through moderating comments, conversations, live chats and other interactions
    • Actively participate in social media, helping to promote content on our web sites and community engagement
    • Produce “On Iowa Live,” a 1-hour, weekly live sports talk show, as well as other KCRG 9.2 live events.

    Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field, and 2-4 years’ experience
    as a digital editor, web writer, multimedia producer or content strategist. Candidates must have good news judgment, be proficient with social media and have ability to work in a fast-paced environment and on deadline

    Interested candidates, please send your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:

    SourceMedia Group
    PO Box 511
    500 third Ave SE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
    E-mail: sourcemediahr@sourcemedia.net
  2. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    I was up for this job once ...

  3. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    NICE area. Quite underrated, if you ask me. You've got Iowa City not too far to the south, Des Moines a few hours away...
  4. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Iowa's Sin City. And the whores there all look like Maeby Funke.
  5. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    At least they're better looking than the whores in Camden County.
  6. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Don't tease me.


    I'd like to fake marry her for Alzheimer's patients' entertainment.
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  7. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    But, really, how far *is* it from Tahoe?

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