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Seeking sports reporter with design skills (McAllen, Texas)

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Den1983, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. Den1983

    Den1983 Active Member

    The Monitor, a 41,000-circulation newspaper located in McAllen, Texas, is looking for a sports reporter with design skills to join our ambitious staff in a region where passion is high for sports and storylines are not lacking.

    The Monitor sports staff covers beats ranging from high school football, junior league hockey, NBA Development League, NCAA Division I University of Texas-Pan American and other sports. High school sports are prominent in our section and drive RGVSports.com. We have a heavy emphasis on multimedia with our Facebook and Twitter pages and also use a lot of video, blogging and podcasts to support coverage.

    Tasks include serving as a sports reporter for our print sports section, using InDesign and posting stories and online. We want someone willing to learn new skills as new technologies evolve and who will drive engagement, amplify coverage, and leverages various social/digital properties.

    Recent college graduates will be considered, but professional experience is preferred. Please send samples of your work along with a professional resume and cover letter to Sports Editor Peter Rasmussen at prasmussen@themonitor.com.

    Samples can also be mailed to 1400 E. Nolana Loop, McAllen, Texas, 78502. Please no phone calls. Feel free to email Peter with any questions.
  2. HandsomeHarley

    HandsomeHarley Well-Known Member

    Ahh, the annual McAllen opening. Figured they were due.
  3. dm19

    dm19 Member

    Seeking reporter ... with their own Kevlar vest.
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