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Sports columnist, New Orleans

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by gravehunter, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    NOLA Media Group seeks a sports columnist.....

    We are looking for an experienced sports journalist and talented writer. This could be a great opportunity whether you are a columnist at a smaller organization looking to step up to a more vibrant, dynamic assignment, or a sports writer at a larger organization looking to become a columnist. Show us a strong voice and distinctive style, and we may have a match. In addition, to be a good fit for this opportunity you will have:
    A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
    At least three years of journalism experience with a proven ability in sports reporting and writing.
    A demonstrated ability to build, maintain and engage an active audience for top-tier sports teams.
    The ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately.
    Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills.
    A solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure.
    Experience with search engine optimization (SEO) practices.
    Experience using social media to source and promote content is preferred.
    Demonstrated capability in capitalizing on high-value topics by engaging audiences in frequency and urgency.
    An understanding of the methods and tools used to deliver content across a variety of platforms such as Moveable Type CMS, SCC Budgeting and Archiving System, Smartphones, etc.
    An understanding of the imperatives of multiple platforms, including Internet, print, mobile, etc.
    A proven ability to utilize a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience.
    The ability to leverage relationships with sources to deliver content that differentiates the organization from competitors.
    The ability to keep abreast of industry advances and proactively consider new methods of reaching audiences including engaging, interactive and optimized product offerings.
    You also will need to be able to work a flexible schedule, including many nights and weekends. In addition you will need to be able to travel as needed.

    Here's the link....

  2. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

    Is this an old posting (they hired a columnist a few months ago) or are they looking for another columnist?
  3. BrianM

    BrianM Member

    Yeah, is this a new one or a rerun??
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