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Patriots writer for Boston Herald

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by big green wahoo, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. From JJobs.

    Company: Boston Herald
    Position: Sports Writer
    Location: boston, Massachusetts
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Ad Expires: August 25, 2008
    Job ID: 953437
    Website: http://bostonherald.com

    The Boston Herald, the authority of hard-hitting sports coverage and analysis in Boston, is seeking an experienced NFL reporter to cover the New England Patriots. Candidates should have at least five years of experience covering professional sports in a competitive market and should have enough NFL contacts to be able to impactfully deliver local and national stories, produce a weekly NFL notebook and blog on the newspaper's Web site. Please send resumes, clips and references to Sports Editor Hank Hryniewicz at hankh@bostonherald.com and Deputy Sports Editor Mark Murphy at mjmurphy@bostonherald.com. The Herald is an EOE.
  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Uh, is this THE job that was much discussed on another board?
  3. what happened to John Tomase? He was so good ::)
  4. Boomer7

    Boomer7 Active Member

    Yes, it is. Rob Bradford, the Red Sox reporter, is leaving the Herald to write for the new WEEI.com. Tomase will presumably move from the Pats to Red Sox (he covered the latter for six years before going to the Herald). And a new Pats writer enters the fray. All sides leave happy.
  5. you will have a lot of damage control here, because of the tomase caper. but you will work with good people, and if you're aggressive, you'll enjoy competing against the globe, projo, gatehouse papers, etc. bradford is joining one of the herald's former pats beat writers, mike felger, at eei.

    (related to the beat, i hear hartford is dropping pats coverage and going ap....one less competitor for ya.)
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I'm just stunned there is a job at a big paper that might actually be filled by an outsider.
  7. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Mizzou, I will be stunned if the person hired doesn't come from a New England, and 95 percent chance Boston-area, paper.
  8. if albert breer hadn't taken the sporting news gig, i think his name would be all over this one.
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    You're probably right, but it's just good to see an actual real job posting at a good paper.
  10. Boomer7

    Boomer7 Active Member

    The pickins are slimmer than usual, though, Michael -- mainly because fewer reporters have been covering the Pats full-time at the suburban papers. But maybe you've got someone specific in mind who you think's in line for it ...
  11. Overrated

    Overrated Guest

    Well, congrats on your sporting news gig, albert.
  12. Jay Sherman

    Jay Sherman Member

    This job would be sweet, even though you'd have to powder Belichick's balls to stay on his good side. ;)
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