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Sports and Recreation Reporter- Elko, Nevada

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by BrianM, May 7, 2014.

  1. BrianM

    BrianM Member

    From jjobs:

    Company: The Times-News
    Seeking Sports & Recreation Reporter
    Elko, Nevada
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Not Specified
    Job ID: 1586606
    Website: http://http://www.elkodaily.com/workhere

    The Elko Daily Free Press seeks a reporter to cover sports and recreation in Nevada’s high-desert outback. Must be able to develop story ideas and gather information in a fair and accurate manner. Stories should have a compelling lead and strong organization with a clear beginning, middle and end. Reports should be produced on deadline and to assigned story lengths. Qualifications As part of our small but ambitious staff, you'll hustle to break news on our web and mobile platforms, while pursuing insightful, high-impact enterprise. You'll need an inquisitive mind, and sharp writing skills. Photo, video and social media skills would be pluses. Must be able to communicate effectively with high school coaches and athletes, and work cooperatively with sports and news editors. Qualified candidates apply online at http://www.elkodaily.com/workhere .

    Requirements • Strong writing skills. • Attention to detail. • Self-motivated, innovative, and creative. • Must be able to manage multiple daily deadlines and multiple priorities. • Must have a bachelor's degree in journalism, digital media or equivalent work experience. • Must be a local candidate or able to relocate independently. • Have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. • Provide proof of motor vehicle insurance. • If hired the candidate must submit to a background check, and drug test. Benefits • Excellent medical, dental and 401k with matching, paid time off.

    Who We Are The Elko Daily Free Press is a division of Lee Enterprises. Lee Enterprises, a leading provider of local news, information and advertising in primarily midsize markets, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 23 states. Learn more about us at www.elkodaily.com . Learn about our parent company at www.lee.net.

    We are an equal opportunity, drug-free employer.
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