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Senior reporter for UNC hoops, football

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by gravehunter, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    Seeking senior sports reporter.....

    The senior reporter for UNC sports covers basketball and football. The reporter is responsible for a comprehensive report of the teams year-round. The reporter sets the agenda for beat, creating and executing plans for long and short term coverage. The reporter breaks news online and in print, wirtes analysis pieces and enterprise stories and must stay ahead of trends and develop and maintain a broad group of sources Strong writing, confident reporting and knowledge of grammar, Associated Press and News & Observer style is important. Night and weekend work required. Perform other sports and newsroom duties as assigned.

    Here is the link.....

  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    They wasted no time posting that.
  3. 1HPGrad

    1HPGrad Member

    But will they fill from outside or slide someone over? That's the big question. I hope Mike has his list of 5 names ready to go.
  4. Cape_Fear

    Cape_Fear Active Member

    Must have a N.C. driver's license is a requirement? Seems to preclude out of state hires. The insurance requirement is odd too.
  5. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    How did this job open up?

    Found it. Congrats to Robbi Pickeral on new job with ESPN.
  6. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    So one has to spend half an hour at DMV wrestling with paperwork ... is it really a deal breaker?
  7. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I agree. I'm glad there is an opening but something doesn't feel right about this one.
  8. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    In my experience stringing for the N&O, it seems like the company is very particular about the way it does business. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but the rules are rules there.
  9. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Not that I think they'd hire a 21-year-old, but it would be tough for someone that age to produce a 7-year driving record.
  10. Keyser Söze

    Keyser Söze New Member

    Strange guidelines. Bummer. Think I'd have been an otherwise strong candidate for this.
  11. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    The specificity of the requirements make me think there may be someone they have in mind who actually fits those qualifications.
  12. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    The ad also says, "Ten years of daily newspaper experience preferred."
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