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Sports editor, Bemidji, Minn.

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

  1. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Source: JournalismJobs.com

    Note: Bemidji is a town in north-central Minnesota of about 13,000, according to Wikipedia. It connects three Native American reservations.
  2. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Did the old SE finally retire?
  3. dirtybird

    dirtybird Active Member

    Good hockey town if you're into that.
  4. UPChip

    UPChip Well-Known Member

    The guy who covers BSU hockey (Division I - WCHA) et al. said he's going to St. Cloud. I'd figure he and this position are one and the same.
  5. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    When did Jim Carrington retire? He was there 52 years. I don't think he went to St. Cloud.
  6. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Yep. If I had the flexibility to move right now, I'd put my hat in the ring.
  7. sportswriter111

    sportswriter111 New Member

    How big is the sports department and what is the pay?
  8. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Three writers for some reason for a two or three page section. The pay probably starts in low 30s.
  9. dirtybird

    dirtybird Active Member

    That... that hardly sounds awful.
  10. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    It's Bemidji, so a lot of people can't hack the climate. There is a lot of crime for a small town, likely not helped by the poverty associated with the nearby reservations.
  11. Matt Stephens

    Matt Stephens Well-Known Member

    This place is looking for a news reporter now, too:

  12. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    The editor is fairly new in the job, having started in November. I've met him and seems nice enough. He's a marathon runner, if that helps in any way.
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