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Sports copy editor/designer, Tuscaloosa News

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Tommy Deas, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. Tommy Deas

    Tommy Deas Member

    The Tuscaloosa News is seeking a full-time sports designer/copy editor to join the universal desk of its 30,000-circulation newspaper.

    Primary responsibilities will be producing sports pages using InCopy and InDesign software and helping maintain websites, as well as producing news pages as needed.

    The ideal candidate would have two or more years of experience at a daily newspaper, as well as a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.

    The Tuscaloosa News produces a consistent Top 10 Associated Press Sports Editors section in one of the best college sports markets in the nation with a highly motivated sports staff that has high standards and expectations. Work schedule will include night shifts, weekends and some holidays.

    The Tuscaloosa News is part of Halifax Media Group. We foster a diverse, collaborative work environment and offer competitive pay and benefits. Send cover letter, resume, five to 10 of your best design examples and three to five headlines to Executive Sports Editor Tommy Deas, The Tuscaloosa News, P.O. Box 20587, Tuscaloosa, AL 35402-0587 or tommy.deas@tuscaloosanews.com . No phone calls, please. Drug-free workplace – EOE.
     
  2. Tommy Deas

    Tommy Deas Member

    And to answer the first question, Harold Stout is retiring after many distinguished years in our operation. Big shoes to fill.
     
  3. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Tommy, what do you know about the digital editor position that just opened up? Was thinking of applying. You can PM me with the details if you don't want to post here since it's news-related too.
     
  4. Great sports section and staff. Tommy Deas is top notch. But that's said every time there's an opening at this paper
     
  5. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    Harold Stout is top drawer, and it will be a huge hole to fill. That said, I am certain TD and the T-News will rise to the challenge.

    rb
     
  6. Zack Creglow

    Zack Creglow New Member

    Tommy is as good as it comes. It's an APSE machine there.
     
  7. Tommy Deas

    Tommy Deas Member

    I am pleased to announce that Reina Kempt of the Natchez (Miss.) Democrat will be joining our staff to fill this position.

    Thanks to all who applied.
     
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