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Sports copy editor/designer/writer -- Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. The Charleston (WV) Daily Mail in West Virginia's capital is seeking a sports section designer/writer. Responsibilities include designing newspaper pages, copy editing and managing sports web content about 75-80 percent of the time and writing sports news/features for 20-25 percent. The position also could include participation with sports social media accounts.

    Our section has heavy emphasis on West Virginia University, Marshall University and West Virginia prep sports

    Ideal candidates will have two to five years of newspaper experience, strong copy editing and design skills and a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field. Please e-mail resume and design and writing samples to Daily Mail Sports Editor Chuck McGill at Chuck.McGill@DailyMail.com

    http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1173680
     
  2. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    A jack of all trades position. How is Charleston, not a bad place to live? Looks like a nice small town in the mountains and on a river. How's the turnover here?
     
  3. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Active Member

    Charleston residents tend to skew poor, and it is one of the most polluted cities of its size in the US.
     
  4. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Other than that, the party never stops!
     
  5. Charleston is the hottest place in the state. 10 degrees hotter than anywhere else. It's in the valley. A chemical valley.
    However, The DM is a very good paper, with a lot of good people. A lot of fun folks to work with.
    It's a large city with a lot going on, but it's in the southern part of the state so If it ain't in Charleston it's gonna be a drive to get there. Cincy and Pittsburgh are a haul.
    Turnover is prolly average, but a lot of its reporters (who choose to stay in biz) move onto bigger papers and better jobs.
     
  6. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Coal mines and stuff like that?
     
  7. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    Have to imagine this one's about done, any update here?
     
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