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Packers beat writer, Green Bay, WI

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by gravehunter, Jul 16, 2013.

  1. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    From jj.com

    Salary: $55,000 to $60,000

    Website: http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/

    Green Bay’s Press-Gazette Media is looking for a talented, dynamic and multimedia-savvy reporter to join its award-winning Green Bay Packers coverage team.

    The successful candidate will have proven ability to excel in several platforms, including print, digital and social media, as well as experience covering the NFL or major college football. Comfort in front of and behind a video camera is important. We expect breaking news, smart analysis, in-depth features and unexpected enterprise, as well as an insatiable curiosity, on this highly competitive beat. A rock-solid work ethic is essential for this nearly year-round endeavor.

    This is an excellent career opportunity with the nation’s largest media organization, Gannett Co., Inc. We offer excellent growth opportunities, competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to include medical insurance, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and more.
  2. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    This is an awesome gig. A truly elite job.
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    They "expect ... unexpected enterprise?" That is a neat trick ...
  4. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Demovsky went to ESPN. Great hire.
  5. lantaur

    lantaur Active Member

    Anybody have any insight on this one? Hiring from within, looking outside? Note: I am not interested in the job, but have an interest in what happens. Thanks!
  6. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    Anyone have an update? Regular season is looming.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Filled internally. Mike Vandermause was demoted from SE/Columnist to beat writer.
  8. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    Very interesting. Mike traveled with the team, so maybe it's something he wanted. Interesting, nonetheless.
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I can't imagine he wanted to take a pay cut and be demoted, but it's far better than being let go.
  10. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    That's true. Less pay is better than no pay.
  11. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    So true.
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Papers would be far better off if they offered this to people rather than just let people go. I know it isn't always an option.
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