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Preps reporter -- Palm Springs (California) Desert Sun

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

    The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, CA, seeks an experienced multiplatform journalist to join its award-winning sports department. We’re seeking candidates with a proven track record in writing compelling game stories, profiles, enterprise and watchdog work focused on the local high school scene. This position is geared toward preps and feature writing with an emphasis on high school football and soccer. With two professional golf events, as well as the world’s fifth-largest ATP and WTA tennis tournament in our backyard, coverage opportunities abound. We produce 20 special sections a year. This position offers a tremendous opportunity for an experienced writer with an ability to generate your own story ideas. The right candidate must be comfortable in both print and digital platforms and inform our readers online through social media and blogs.

    Qualifications include

    College degree and work experience as a reporter

    Strong communications skills

    Excellent writing and reporting skills

    Strong digital skills (blogging, texting, Tweeting, etc.)

    Ability to handle multiple tasks

    Ability to perform in a deadline-oriented environment

    Excellent time-management

    We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. 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.

    Send your resume, six clips (including two enterprise articles) and examples of digital work to Sports Editor Matt Solinsky at matt.solinsky@thedesertsun.com


    Why the rush of jobs right now?
  2. the champ

    the champ Member

    No one has anything to say on this one?
  3. Mr. X

    Mr. X Member

    What is the pay for this job?
  4. SoCalScribe

    SoCalScribe Member

    Sorry, you do have to answer the telephone.
  5. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    It's Gannett.
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