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sports copy editor/reporter, Marietta, Ga.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boots, Apr 10, 2007.

  1. boots

    boots New Member

    The Marietta Daily Journal is seeking a full-time sports copy editor/reporter for a Atlanta metro-suburban daily paper. The job revolves around coverage of 20 area high schools, Kennesaw State University and an active recreational sports scene.
    Candidates must be able to cover a game and write player features, and be someone who can find the interesting sidebars and enterprising stories our readers expect.

    The right candidate must be able to take those stories, with the use of our award winning photo department, and design eye-catching pages that draw the reader’s attention.

    Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, at least one-year experience as a sports writer/sports copy editor. Internships and work on college newspapers will be considered. Other duties will include writing on tight deadline, proficient in spelling, grammar, punctuation and an overall attention to detail. Must be knowledgeable in Quark Xpress, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Word.

    Applicants must have a valid drivers license and good driving record.

    This position comes with a competitive salary and benefits package.

    Qualified candidates should send a brief cover letter, resume, five each writing and design samples and references to:

    Resumes may be submitted via email at resumes@mdjonline.com or mail to: Human Resources Marietta Daily Journal P.O. Box 449 Marietta, Ga. 30061 RE: SPORTS POSITION

    No phone calls please.
  2. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    oh, brother. Did they not fill this one the last time?
  3. boots

    boots New Member

    They're having problems finding the "right fit."
  4. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Once the newbies read the previous couple of threads on this paper, there will be neither resumes nor phone calls. :D
  5. Lollygaggers

    Lollygaggers Member

    I knew I should have renewed my drivers license.
  6. boots

    boots New Member

    Repeat after me. This will not end well!
  7. Money007

    Money007 Guest

    Was up for this job. Interview scheduled without seeing one of my clips. Do not bother with this one - regardless of where you are coming from or what you are getting paid.
  8. Danny Noonan

    Danny Noonan Member

    Taco Bell gave the previous holder of this job a 20 percent pay raise, so he left.
  9. boots

    boots New Member

    Damn. Super Size me.
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