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(Part-time) Sports Web Producer / Clerk - Dallas Morning News

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Matt Stephens, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    From JJobs: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1243815

    Company: The Dallas Morning News
    Location: Dallas, Texas
    Job Status: Part-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Ad Expires: May 2, 2011
    Job ID: 1243815



    The Dallas Morning News sports department seeks a part-time digital media web producer and sports clerk.

    This editor's primary job will be to help generate content for the SportsDay online component of dallasnews.com, while assisting with mobile efforts. This editor will also have the opportunity to assist with publishing of content to our iPad and iPhone platforms.

    The planned hours for this position are 25-29 hours per week, weekends and nights are included.

    Other components of the job include:

    -- Aggregation of content across Web, conducting news searches to find news, tidbits, editing, writing and display.

    -- Transcription of radio and television interviews.

    -- Doing anything else that expands -- and improves -- the content on the site.

    Key attributes of a candidate include:

    -- Good news judgment, grammatical precision, a flair for headlines, energy, curiosity and an appreciation and urgency to provide the best local sports coverage with impact and excitement.

    -- Versatile and speedy both as a journalist and as a web producer — someone who can post a story within seconds without much of a safety net.

    -- Strong communication, organizational and time management skills.

    Please submit your resume to sbell@dallasnews.com.
  2. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    If this were full-time, I'd be all over it.
  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Is a prerequisite having worked for the Free Press? ;D ;D
  4. ericwbolin

    ericwbolin New Member

    Considering who your boss would be, I imagine you'd be an immediate hire. Heh.

    Seriously, though, Mark's a good dude - my former boss.
  5. ericwbolin

    ericwbolin New Member

    I should say who your boss would LIKELY be. Not certain.
  6. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    You full-time at the Tulsa World now?
  7. ericwbolin

    ericwbolin New Member

    No, sirree. I'm still freelancing about.
  8. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    Gotchya. Thought I recognized your byline from when I was in town visiting my folks recently.
  9. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Very good gig. Hopefully DMN adds a few more sports positions, but good to see them loosening the strings a bit.
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