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Sports copy editor and designer, McClatchy in Charlotte

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Versatile, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Source: JournalismJobs.com

    Note: Whoever uploaded this posting to J-Jobs titled the position, "Need a winner on our sports desk." So loosers need not apply.
  2. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member


    ... should be the right man for the job
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  3. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Those pro NFL, NBA and NHL teams are so much better than the amateur ones.
  4. SCEditor

    SCEditor Active Member

    Just curious: What's a gig like this pay?
  5. 1HPGrad

    1HPGrad Member

    March Madness means something here?
    It means everything in Raleigh.
    Ugh. I hate the pecking order of that job description, but it illustrates the difference in the two markets.
    Salary: Guessing $32K-42K based on experience.
  6. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Member

    Go on the low end of that guess ...
  7. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I'd go below that guess. Talked to a friend of mine at the Observer, said they've been hiring kids fresh out of college and paying high 20s. Unreal.
  8. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Yikes. That is ridiculous.
  9. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    More like a sign of where the industry is at.
  10. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Member

    Yeah, they started doing that when they cranked up doing those hyper-local community papers a little over a year ago, and its now moved over to the uni desk ... and I remember the days there when you wouldn't even be considered for a job there unless you had at least five years experience at a small to medium daily ...
  11. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    When I was in college, the Charlotte Observer was my dream destination.

    Well, until I moved on to Sports Illustrated.
  12. CNY

    CNY Member

    Sad. I had a newspaper internship 13 years ago that paid more than that when you break it down to weekly pay.

    EDIT: From what little I've heard, Gannett is paying much more at its regional hubs. Anyone know if that's the case?
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