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Sports Editor- Carlisle, PA

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: The Sentinel
    Sports Editor
    Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: $30,000 to $35,000
    Ad Expires:
    September 24, 2013
    Job ID: 1522287


    The Sentinel has an immediate opening for a Sports Editor.

    As our Sports Editor, you'll oversee a five-person department and staple of freelancers that cover 15 high schools, three colleges and Penn State football. In addition to providing game coverage, our sports department regularly contributes columns, enterprise journalism and front-page stories. You'll be joining a newsroom that has some of the best photojournalists in the state and a design team that produces eye-popping covers for our sports and outdoors sections. You'll be part of our newsroom's management team, helping to shape our print and digital future.

    You should have three to four years of sports journalism experience. Copy editing skills are key, and management experience is a plus. Multimedia skills will set you apart. Night and weekend work are part of the job.

    To apply, go to www.cumberlink.com/workhere. Follow up by sending your cover letter and clips to Managing Editor Jeff Pratt at jpratt@cumberlink.com.

    The Sentinel is a drug-free employer. The Sentinel and its parent company, Lee Enterprises, are equal opportunity employers.
  2. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Anybody needs background info, I'm in the neighborhood. PM me.
  3. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Your freelancers aren't held together with paper clips?

    Carlisle, the town: Small college town (Dickinson), has some historic charm and some truck stop diveyness. Been too long since I saw the paper to offer comments there.
  4. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Yeah, that is Carlisle in a nutshell. 2 hours to Baltimore, 2 1/2 hours to Philly, 3-4 to Pittsburgh. Used to host Redskins' camp; no longer.
  5. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    I had a college professor at East Carolina from Carlisle. He always spoke fondly of his hometown.
    That's all I got.
  6. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Pop Warner and Jim Thorpe had some success there.
  7. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    So did Billy Owens and Jeff Lebo. Part of a fourpeat in state basketball.
  8. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    With all due respect to Owens and Lebo, they didn't revolutionize their sport while in Carlisle.
  9. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    This was an in-house promotion so I'm gonna guess a Sports Reporter job opening up in the next few days.

  10. How right you are: https://lee.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl
  11. RonClements

    RonClements Member

    "The job is no longer available.

    The job description you are trying to view is no longer available."
  12. I apologize for the bad link, but you can access the posting through the Lee website.
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