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Sports editor, Baytown, TX

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Drip, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Sports Editor, The Baytown Sun - publishes 5 days plus daily web edition, located outside the Houston area. 5 high schools in our coverage area. We need someone who can wear alot of different hats – page designer, sports writer, coordinating assignments, maintaining deadlines and experience with web pages. We offer competitive pay, a good benefits package. E-mail resumes to janie.halter@baytownsun.com, or mail them to Janie Halter, The Baytown Sun, 1301 Memorial Drive, Baytown, TX. 77520.
  2. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    Did Dave Rogers leave Baytown? (Good dude.)
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Baytown is your run-of-the-mill east Houston suburb, which means it's loaded down with oil refineries and allied industries. But it's also a straight shot down TX 146 to Kemah, which is a cool little resort area.

    As you'd imagine, the high school football in the area is excellent. Baytown Lee is a powerhouse, having churned out a slew of top-flight Division I QBs in recent years -- Clint Stoerner, Drew Tate and Brian Johnson (Utah) among them.
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Kemah got whalloped pretty good by Ike. Should be all the way back by now.
  5. BrianGriffin

    BrianGriffin Active Member

    Baytown is sort of a rough place as Steak said. The West Houston suburbs -- Katy, Sugarland, Tomball, are more idyllic. But I would suspect Baytown is cheap and there are some nice areas in places like Mont Belvieu, an adjoining town. Baytown is big enough where while it's a suburb of Houston, one might call Mont Belvieu a suburb of Baytown.
  6. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    Having worked there at my first gig, 1980 until summer of '82, I can tell you the refinery smell NEVER leaves.
  7. joe_schmoe

    joe_schmoe Active Member

    Jesus is right. Though it's not as bad these days as it was in the 80s.
    And nowhere close to that bad whiff of wind you can catch on a bad day in Lubbock or Amarillo.
  8. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    Come, come, now. Organic is always preferable to chemical.
  9. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I can also attest that Kemah is a pretty cool little village.
  10. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    Passed through there last month on my way to my parents' house, and you can't even tell anything had happened there. Kids took a day trip to Moody Gardens while we were there, and they said Galveston is pretty much fully back as well.
  11. dkphxf

    dkphxf Member

    Job opened again: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1192629
  12. bpoindexter

    bpoindexter Member

    Wasn't there another opening here just recently?
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