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Sports Editor - Cape Girardeau, MO

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Oct 25, 2018.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    JournalismJobs.com - Job Listing - Regional sports editor


    Regional Sports Editor for Southeast Missouri

    Rust Communications and semoball.com are seeking a leader to create a multi-platform sports operation in Southeast Missouri, guiding and directing sports writers and editors at five newspapers. This regional editor is not based in a specific town though he or she must live in Southeast Missouri. Company headquarters is in Cape Girardeau.

    The regional sports editor will be the assignment editor for Rust newspapers in Southeast Missouri, semoball.com and additional channels to be created. He or she will also be the “face” of the regional website and be closely involved with the website’s regional awards show, a smaller scale version of the ESPY’s. Go to semoball.com/awards for more information about the show. Or visit youtube, search: semoball.

    There will be some writing and print layout responsibilities involved, depending on need. Excellent people skills are a must.

    The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a regional sports editor, but must have familiarity with today’s standards and reader expectations for digital sports content, social media engagement and analytics. The candidate must also have experience with managing digital content along with print deadlines. Personal experience creating video is an advantage.

    The regional sports editor will have the opportunity to reshape how the company covers sports, eliminating current overlap between newspapers and providing content that readers, users and viewers want. It is a new position at the heart of the future of media in Southeast Missouri.

    If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please send a cover letter and resume, as well as a link to a personal website, to lpresson@rustmedia.com.
  2. MSUgrad

    MSUgrad Member

    Any word on this one? I received an email Oct. 29 stating, "Thanks for the application. We will be in touch regarding the next step."
    Yet, my follow-up email from last week has yet to be returned.
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